January 12, 2019

Sobue & Ratheisky to start title deciding finals from pole

Akio Sobue will start Rd5 of the OneTen series presented by Infinity from pole position having wrapped up qualifying in the Sweep Modified class early by taking the opening 2 rounds. Team mate Jin Sawada would take the 3rd and final round to secure 2nd place overall with an improving Gary Huang to start from 3rd place. Local kid Haoran Ma will start an impressive 4th, while Nicholas Lee endured a difficult qualifying to end up 5th just had of Lao Minhao and Jan Ratheisky. Sobue, who can secure the title with a win in today’s 4-minute long triple A-mains, was again happy with his IF14, only adjusting his tire prep during the day and commented that he has saved 2 of his allotted sets of Sweep tires for the finals, the drop off in tire performance in qualifying minimal on the 2nd and 3rd runs.

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