September 17, 2016

Martin takes opening 4WD qualifier

Martin takes opening 4WD qualifier

After a long day of 2WD race action, drivers at the EOS season opener made the quick switch to 4WD to end day 2 of the event with the first round of qualifying and it was to be Lee Martin who would top the times sheets.  The Yokomo driver would set the pace in Q1 by almost 1.6-seconds from a trio of Xray’s lead by Hupo Honigl.  Having topped yesterday’s seeding practice reigning champion Bruno Coelho wouldn’t complete the error filled round, the World Champion saying afterwards it had been ‘a bad day’ with him struggling to have any feeling in his own driving.  After a restless sleep last night, the Xray driver hopes a good sleep tonight will make for a better performance tomorrow.  Fresh from his 2WD win, Marc Rheinard would not have a good start to 4WD as he broke an idler gear at 3-minutes.

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