October 19, 2018

APPA Championship Rd5 – Report

The 5th round of the 2018 APPA Championship was held in Sao Paulo, Brazil last weekend, attracting both nitro and electric drivers to compete in several classes. In 1/8th Nitro On-road it was Felix Floriano (Mugen/Gimar) with the win from Kazuo Ohara (Kyosho/O.S. Engines) and Roberto Nunes (Mugen/Novarossi).

1/8th Nitro On-road final results:
1. Felix Floriano – Mugen/Gimar
2. Kazuo Ohara – Kyosho/O.S.
3. Roberto Nunes – Mugen/Novarossi
4. Chrystian Nozawa – Capricorn/Tesla
5. Eduardo Pin – Mugen/Novarossi
6. Igor Ferreira – Mugen/Novarossi
7. Hamilton Santos – Mugen/Novarossi
8. Arthur Salgado – Mugen/Novarossi

The 1/10th 200mm Nitro Touring category had Rafael Alves (Capricorn/Novarossi) taking the day’s win from Flávio Tamashiro (Capricorn/Gimar) and Fabrício Zamperetti (Mugen/O.S.) in 2nd and 3rd respectively.

1/10th 200mm Nitro Touring final results:
1. Rafael Alves – Capricorn/Novarossi
2. Flávio Tamashiro – Capricorn/Gimar
3. Fabrício Zamperetti – Mugen/O.S.
4. Leandro Fares – Capricorn/Novarossi
5. Lucas Mantovani – Mugen/Gimar
6. Pedro Fausto – Mugen/Rex
7. Fábio Pereira – Mugen/Novarossi
8. Thiago Leitão – Capricorn/Novarossi
9. Levi Douglas – Mugen/Novarossi
10.André Reginato – Capricorn/Tesla
11.Washington Santos – Mugen/Novarossi
12.Tiago Santos – Capricorn/Sirio
13.Igor Ferreira – Xray/O.S.

Nitro GT was won by Marcos Piovezan (Mugen/O.S.) from runner-up, Eduardo Pin (Kyosho/Alpha) as Ronalde Salgado (Mugen/O.S.) rounded out the podium.

1/8th Nitro GT final results:
1. Marcos Piovezan – Mugen/O.S.
2. Eduardo Pin – Kyosho/Alpha
3. Ronalde Salgado – Mugen/O.S.
4. Jorjão Vigarista – Mugen/Novarossi
5. Rogério Braga – Mugen/Novarossi
6. Marcus Veras – IGT8/Gimar

1/8th Electric GT had Eduardo Pin (Xray) coming out on top and in front of Marcelo Acácio (Serpent) and Carlos Mazzi (Kyosho).

1/8th Electric GT final results:
1. Eduardo Pin – Xray
2. Marcelo Acácio – Serpent
3. Carlos Mazzi – Kyosho
4. Renato Monteiro – Xray
5. Varley Gadioli – Kyosho

Finally in the 1/10th Electric Mercedes CLK class it was  Sandro Gyorgi (Yokomo/R1) from Marcelo Servidone (Mugen/R1) and Valter Nascimento (CSO/Fantom).

1/10th Electric Mercedes CLK final results:
1. Sandro Gyorgi – Yokomo/R1
2. Marcelo Servidone – Mugen/R1
3. Valter Nascimento – CSO/Fantom
4. Cesar Bartolo – ARC/Fantom
5. Bruno Pimentel – Yokomo/R1

Thanks to Flavio Tamashiro for the report.


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