Mid May saw drivers from all around South Africa attend round 2 of the National Championship in East London. In the 1/8th class Wayne Joelson driving a Novarossi powered Mugen Seiki MRX4X who was top qualifier and went on to win the 45 minute final by 5 laps. Second place was Steve Munslow while in third place overall was James Brauns making it a Mugen Seiki 1-2-3. In the 200mm Nitro Touring Class, Rowan Bower with his Mugen Seiki MTX4R won the 30 minute final from the TQ position, setting a new lap record. Second place was Dave Wiseman with Russell Attenborough in third. The next round of the Championship takes place at the coastal city of Durban on 17/18 July, 1 week after the Soccer World Cup Final.