August 16, 2017

Corona Shepherd Cup Rd3 – Report

The third round of the Corona Shepherd Cup was hosted by the Hong Kong based TRC track. A total of 63 racers from Singapore, Taiwan, China and Hong Kong attended the event that was held in extremely hot weather conditions. In the 1/10th Nitro Open class Luk Chi Hung took the TQ, closely followed by Chau-man Chan in 2nd. In the main final the battle went on till the third round of pit stops with both drivers being on the same fuel strategy. When Luk Chi-hung ran into some problems with his car, Chau-man took over the lead. The battle up front allowed Wei-kei Wong, Vincent Lau, Taxi Pong and Ming-chung Wong to reduce the gap but in the final minutes Chau-man was able to defend the lead, crossing the finishing line in 1st position followed by Wei-kei Wong in 2nd and Vincent Chau in 3rd place.

In the 1/10 Shepherd GP class Taxi Pong lead the whole race from the start till the checkered flag. Chau-man Chan took 2nd place while Ming-chung Wong had best chances to take 3rd but an accident left him with a broken car and he couldn’t finish the race. Cheung Wai-lun took the opportunity and claimed the final podium spot.

Source: Shepherd []


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