December 15, 2010

Rick Vrielijnck wins IFMAR 1/8th Pre Worlds

Rick Vrielijnck wins IFMAR 1/8th Pre Worlds

This past weekend saw the Pre Worlds take place at Homestead RC Raceway in Miami, Florida in preparation for next April’s IFMAR 1/8th scale on road World Championships. The race saw the top qualifier from the past 2 gas on road World Championships Robert Pietsch once again take top spot with his self designed Mugen MRX-5 ahead of team mates Mike Swauger and Keisuke Fukuda, with Serpent driver Paolo Morganti rounding out the top 4. In the race it was Dutch driver Rick Vrielijnck who set the fastest lap on the way to the win taking the flag by less than a second from team mate Fukuda in 2nd, both using the new Protoform P909 shell, with Paolo Morganti rounding off the podium in 3rd spot.

Final standings
1. Rick Vrielijnck – NL – Protoform P909
2. Keisuke Fukuda – JP – Protoform P909
3. Paolo MorganiĀ  – USA
4. Marco Vanni – IT – Protoform P909
5. Scott Kimbrow – USA – Protoform R15B
6. (TQ) Robert Pietsch – DE – Protoform R15B (during qualifying)
7. Flavio Elias – BR – Protoform P909
8. Michele Romagnoli – IT – Protoform P909
9. Mike Swauger – USA – Protoform P909
10.Ralph Burch – USA

Source: Protoform [] / Image: Mike Myers []


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