December 4, 2017

Joona Haatanen doubles at Winter Jumps series

A round of the Finnish Winter Jumps series was held in the Helsinki area this past weekend. The event was organised by Finland’s biggest RC club, Fullspeed RC and Joona Haatanen was once again the fastest driver of weekend as he TQ’d and won both the 2WD and 4WD classes. In 2WD the best of the rest was lead by local star Tuomo Otsavaara from Mikko Luopajärvi in 3rd.

2WD final results:
1. Joona Haatanen – Team Associated
2. Tuomo Otsavaara – Xray
3. Mikko Luopajärvi – Team Associated
4. Lauri Ruotsalainen – HB Racing
5. Konsta Saarinen – Xray
6. Jamiel Gabrielsson – Team Associated
7. Juha Aromaa – TLR
8. Eeli Vieno – Xray
9. Oskari Mäki – Team Associated
10.Samppa Orhanen – Team Associated

In 4WD Pekko Iivonen showed good speed all day as he tried to challenge Joona with a single TQ round and A-main victory, but Joona was too strong for him this time and held the upper hand in the end while Pekko had to settle for 2nd.

4WD final results:
1. Joona Haatanen – Team Associated
2. Pekko Iivonen – Schumacher
3. Konsta Saarinen – Xray
4. Tuomo Otsavaara – Xray
5. Juho Rajaniemi – Team Associated
6. Jarno Siltanen – Schumacher
7. Ari Heinonen – Team Associated
8. Markku Honkanen – Team Associated
9. Eeli Vieno – Xray
10.Toni Niinivirta – Xray

Thanks to Matti Eskelinen for the report.


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