April 16, 2015

2015 Speed King Tour Rd3 – Report

2015 Speed King Tour Rd3 – Report

The third round of the 2015 Speed King Tour was held at the Twin Ring Honguu outdoor tarmac track in the Aichi prefecture. The race marked the first outdoor round of the year and fortunately the weather held up fine. Current series leader Akio Sobue showed great speed from the first practice on and he was able to take the TQ in the Touring Car Modified class after the qualifiers. Track owner and veteran Yokomo racer Masayuki Oyaizu took the 2nd position on the grid and Hayato Ishioka came in 3rd with his VBC.

The start of the A-main saw Akio taking off with now problems and from that moment on he never looked back. Oyaizu finished the race in 2nd while Ishioka rounded out the top 3 result. The win now makes Akio a hot candidate for the overall title.

2015 Speed King Tour Rd3 – Report

Elsewhere in the Stock class Kengo Yabata took the day’s win. The next round of Speed King Tour will take place at the Green Park Speedway in the Saitama prefecture on July 19th and it will see the introduction of a new tyre rule that has the racers use their own tyres but also a limit of two sets a day.

Source: Speed King Tour [facebook.com]


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