The opening round of the Indonesia Buggy Nationals was held at the Maxspin Track in Maribaya, West Java last weekend. A total of 41 drivers from Jakarta, Surabaya, Medan, Batam, Gresik, Banjarmasin as well as local drivers attended the event. The race format was six rounds of 10-minutes qualifying with the four best to count. After the six rounds it was Jason Nugroho (Xray/Novarossi) with the overall TQ honours. In the main final however Jason had to settle for 5th overall as he broke a front lower arm in the opening stages of the race, loosing five minutes in the pits to have his car fixed. Up front it was Adrian Wicaksono (Mugen/Ninja) who took the win in front of Falla (Mugen/O.S.) in 2nd and John Agus (Kyosho/O.S.) in 3rd place.
1. Adrian Wicaksono – Mugen/Ninja
2. Falla – Mugen/O.S.
3. John Agus – Kyosho/O.S.
4. Ray Timothy – Kyosho/O.S.
5. Jason Nugroho – Xray/Ninja
6. Ivan Budiman – HB Racing/Team Orion
7. Ery Setiawan – Mugen/O.S.
8. Arian Sutandar – Mugen/O.S.
9. Chopin Yusuf – TLR/Maxima
10.Atek Jaya Wiguna – Mugen/Ninja
11.Rizky Pradana – Mugen/Ninja
12.Asang Ho – Mugen/Ninja
13.Asdy Narang – Mugen/O.S.
14.Deddy – Kyosho/O.S.
15.Yoyo – Kyosho/O.S.
Thanks to Michael Nugroho for the report.
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