September 26, 2010

Ronald Volker retains Japanese National title

Ronald Voker retains Japanese National title

The JMRCA Japanese electric touring car nationals took place this weekend at the Ichirino RC Plaza to the East of Tokyo. Weather was mixed over the course of the event and after 7 rounds of qualifying in the Super Expert class it was 1/12th scale World Champion Naoto Matsukura that took the TQ spot ahead of reigning Japanese and European Champion Ronald Volker in 2nd, with Takehiro Yamauchi in 3rd. In the finals, it was Volker who surged through to the front to take the win in both leg 1 and 2 to retain his Japanese title, with fellow Yokomo driver Daisuke Yoshioka taking 2nd place and young Xray driver Takayuki Inoue coming through from 7th spot on the grid to take 3rd overall. In the Open class it was a win from pole position for Akio Sobue, winning for the first 2 legs of the 3 leg finals to win the title with one leg left. Masayuki Kawata took 2nd spot ahead of Satoru Takagi in 3rd.

Ronald Voker retains Japanese National title

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