February 9, 2011

Jilles Groskamp takes Mod TC title at Snowbirds

Jilles Groskamp takes Mod TC title at Snowbirds

Tamiya/Orion factory driver Jilles Groskamp took TQ and the Win in the TC Modified at the 17th annual Snowbirds Nationals held in Orlando Florida. In qualifying it was Paul Lemieux who set early TQ but was bettered by Jilles in the very last round on Saturday. His new 417 equipped with the latest Orion Vortex modified motor was fast the whole weekend and with some latest set-up changes he was unstoppable in the last round taking TQ by 1 sec over Lemieux. In the final Jilles was chased by Lemieux and Cyrul hard but they never really got the chance to get close. All three ran a flawless race and it was Groskamp who took the win over Paul and Josh. For Jilles this was the second time in a row taking the highly competitive TC Mod rubber title.

Source: Team Orion [teamorion.com]


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