January 3, 2017

Warren Jones takes VRC Worlds Spec E-buggy title

The recent VRC Worlds event saw Warren Jones capturing his first title in the 1/8th E-buggy spec class. Held at RC Tracks of Las Vegas the race did not saw a flawless run from Warren but he had the speed to make up some lost ground to fight himself back into the lead just before the finish line. Peter Knight (GB) and IFMAR and VRC World Champion, David Ronnefalk from Sweden battled it out for the remaining podium spots with Peter slipping past David just before the finish line to claim the runner-up spot just a tenth ahead of David.

Final results:
1. Warren Jones – US – 25L 15:06.043
2. Peter Knight – GB – 25L 15:06.768
3. David Ronnefalk – SE – 25L 15:06.877
4. Robert Hillman – SE – 25L 15:19.688
5. Dan Phillion – CA – 25L 15:32.380
6. Matthew Stacey – CA – 24L 15:01.720
7. Andrea Giordano – IT – 24L 15:09.066
8. Yolan De Weerd – BE – 24L 15:10.934
9. Javi Ferrando – ES – DNS
10.Tobias Isaksson – SE – DNS

In the Nations Cup Canada took the win with 652 points, followed by the USA with 621 points and Sweden, that had to settle for third with 563 points despite having three drivers in the main final.

Source: VRC [vrcpro.com]


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