September 29, 2017

Speed King Tour Rd5 – Report

After a two month break, round 5 of the Speed King Tour 2017 took place at Twin Ring Honguu outdoor tarmac track in the Aichi prefecture. Open to Modified and Stock touring as well as Oval class racing, in the Modified class qualifying was very close with a number of drivers finishing within 0.1 seconds of each but it was Yokomo driver Yugo Nagashima who took TQ. Naito won the Oval class while local driver Tsuboi, who started on pole, would go on to win in the Stock class and then it was time for the 7 minutes Modified class final. Yugo made a good start as Ryosuke Yamamoto and Sota Goto chased him down but the chasing pair got into each other and dropped out of contention at the three minutes mark. Yugo would go on to win the round while track owner Masayuki Oyaizu finished second with his Yokomo BD8. TRF driver Takayuki Kono driving the new TRF419XR rounded out the podium in 3rd. The next and final round of the Speed King tour 2017 will be held at Sagamido racing track in the Kanagawa prefecture on the 12th of November.

Source: Speed King Tour []


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