December 7, 2012

Steven Weiss wins Hong Kong SAREDC Race

The 15th Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Establishment Day Celebration Race was held at Hong Kong’s Jordan Valley Park recently. The weather forecast was set to be rainy during the race weekend and there were around 80 local drivers, as well as former World Champion Surikarn C. from Thailand, Derek Hung, Antonio Caroli from South Africa, Steven Weiss from Germany, Lobo Lo and E.J. Evans from the USA who took part in this race. There were three different TC classes and the spec tire was from Solaris. Saturday was the first day with 3 practice rounds and 2 qualification rounds and the track was dry and the traction was pretty good. Steven Weiss with his T.O.P. Racing Photon EX was the quickest in the last controlled practice round 6 seconds in front of Derek Hung. Steven led the first round of qualification, behind him was Derek Hung and EJ Evans however Steven lost 4 seconds in the last minute and Derek Hung won this round by a second in front of Steven with EJ in third. Steven won the second and last round of qualifying with the fastest run, 4 seconds behind him was EJ Evans with Derek in third. Rain on Sunday stopped the race and so T.O.P. driver Steven Weiss won the race with his TQ time from the day before. Derek Hung finished in second and T.O.P. Driver EJ Evans in third.

Source: T.O.P. []


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