March 4, 2019

1/5th scale World Challenge – Report

Steel City RC Raceway of Fontana, California held the 1/5th scale World Challenge this past weekend. Unfortunately the race suffered from mixed weather and a somewhat low turnout but racing was still hot and in the STC class it was former World Champion, Markus Feldmann with the TQ and win from Matias Garcia 2nd and Luis Diaz 3rd. 1/5th GT was TQ’d by Frank Pena but in the 30-minute A-main it was Tom Wong with the win from Frank Pena in 2nd. Greg Shum would round out the top 3. The 20-minute Spec 5 A-main was won by top qualifier, Tony Tam from Ken Gerberding and Gary Kyes.

The Formula class saw Andreas Blum walking away with the TQ and win from Reinhard Maron and Fernando Jose. Finally in the 1/5th Superbike support class it was 5th place qualifier, Ian Francisco with the win after the triple A-mains from top qualifier Larry Dy and 3rd place qualifier Dereck Butterfield.

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