June 18, 2021

KARS On-Road Championship Rd1 – Report

Last weekend the first round of the KARS On-Road Championship 2021 was held at the new INJE R/C Circuit in Gangwon-do, South Korea. The facility is run by KARS owner Ki Heung Kim and 50 drivers in total attended the event. In the 1/8 expert class it was Shepherd driver Jaekook Yoo how claimed the pole position. But in the main final it was guest Shepherd driver EC Kim who crossed the finishing line in first position in front of Gyeongseon Lee (Mugen) with Dongbeom Lee (Shepherd) completing the podium. In the 1/10 touring class the TQ was claimed by Museong Kook (Xray), but he couldn’t convert the pole position into a victory as well. Jeongu Hyun (Kyosho) saw the checkered flag in first position followed be pole-setter Museong Kook with Jeongho Kim (Shepherd) taking the final podium step. The third class was for 1/8 beginner drivers. It was Jihun Kim (ARC) who took the pole-position for the final, but again he couldn’t convert it into a victory. Gyeongtae Kim (Mugen) claimed the victory in front of Yeoreum Park (Mugen) and pole-setter Jihun Kim in 3rd position. In the 1/8 GT class it was 14-year old Nayeon Lee (IGT8) taking the pole-position and finally the pole-setter was able to take the victory as well. She was joined on the podium by Gyeongmin Kim (IGT8) in 2nd and Seonghyo Lee (IGT8) in 3rd position.

Source: Shepherd [team-shepherd.com]


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