October 8, 2013

Groskamp top seed for qualifying in Japan

Jilles Groskamp

Jilles Groskamp is the top seed for qualifying at the 1:8 Onroad World Championships, the Dutch ace again putting his Shepherd top of the time sheets in Japan in the second controlled practice.  Groskamp managed 3-laps in a time of 50.330 on the slower track his CP1 time some 8/10ths faster. Continuing to impress, Italy’s Raiola Carmine set the second fastest time in CP2, his Xray just 9/1000th off the European Championship pace.  Japanese National Champion Takaaki Shimo, the widely tipped event favourite, posted the third fastest time having struggled in CP1 with a lack of steering.

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