October 8, 2013

Groskamp fastest in first controlled practice

Groskamp fastest in first controlled practice

Team Shepherd’s Jilles Groskamp got Day 3 of the 1:8 Onroad World Championships off to a flying start as he set the pace in the first of the two rounds of controlled practice.  The Dutch ace did a best 3-consecutive lap time of 49.524 over the 10-minute run outpacing by 2/10th of a second Mugen’s Takehiro Terauchi (49.857) and Serpent ‘s Yuya Sahashi.  The first sunny morning at the Keitune Racing Speedway since drivers arrived for the event, the warmer opening conditions caught out many drivers most notably pre event favourite Takaaki Shimo who said afterwards he had ‘no steering’ leaving him to post the 7th fastest time.

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