February 17, 2019

“The Start” ARMI electric off-road race – Report

The “The Start” ARMI race was held at the SDC Offroad Track in Serpong, Indonesia. The track is located close to Jakarta and the event attracted 60 entries for the 1/10th scale 2WD and 4WD Buggy classes as well as the 4WD SC Truck category. In 4WD Buggy, Bowie Ginting (Tekno) secured the TQ, tie on points with Ray Timothy (Xray). Rizky Pradana lining-up his Xray in 3rd followed by Rama Tribudiman (HB Racing) and Jason Nugroho (Xray) respectively. In the 2WD class, Rama (Team Associated) secured the 2WD class TQ after secured the first and second leg followed by Yuri Taruna (Team Associated) and Eric Kristianto (Team Associated), while Rusman Kusnowo sealed the pole for the Short Course class.

In the 4WD finals, a win in the second and third leg of the A-mains handed Bowie a win, followed by Rama who secured double 2nd place finished. Rizky, who took the win in A1, took the final step of the podium.

4WD Buggy final results:
1. Bowie Ginting – Tekno/Zombie
2. Rama Tribudiman – HB Racing/Orion
3. Rizki Pradana – Xray/Muchmore
4. Rusman Kusnowo – Tekno/Hobbywing
5. DeFalla Putra – Team Associated/Reedy
6. Ray Timothy – Xray/Muchmore
7. Ariathena – Tekno/Hobbywing
8. Yan Yusuf – Team Associated/Reedy
9. Yuri Taruna – HB Racing/Orion
10.Jason Nugroho – Xray/Tekin

Rama Tribudiman totally outperformed the 2WD main by scored the hat-trick after all rounds. Ariathena secured the runner-up spot with Yuri Taruna, who won the Short Course class well, sealed a 3rd place overall.

2WD Buggy final results:
1. Rama Tribudiman – Team Associated/Reedy
2. Ariathena – Xray/Tekin
3. Yuri Taruna – Team Associated/Hobbywing
4. Rizky Pradana – Xray/Muchmore
5. Eric Kristianto – Team Associated/Orion
6. Donnie Pangemanan – Team Associated/Hobbywing
7. Aldi – SWorkz/Hobbywing
8. Keiricci Liono – Team Associated/Reedy
9. Marcell Andries – Team Associated/Hobbywing
10.Ronny Suwarto – Xray/Orca

Thanks to Bowie Ginting for the report.


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