November 17, 2017

Rivkin surprises to TQ opening qualifier

Spencer Rivkin has taken a surprise TQ in the opening round of 4WD qualifying at the World Championships in China.  Seeding 8th in the fastest heat after a disappointing 2WD campaign, the former champion took the first of the 5-scheduled rounds of qualifying from his 2WD World Champion successor Ryan Maifield, the American duo separated by half a second.  Behind them, David Ronnefalk would recover from an early mistake to complete the Top 3 ahead of reigning champion Bruno Coelho, Ty Tessmann and Naoto Matsukura.  Having topped yesterday’s seeding in Xiamen, Joern Neumann have a costly mistake that cost him 6-seconds as he waited on marshals leaving the German with a P12 for the opening round.

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