October 14, 2019

Jesse Keller takes Dutch 1/8th NK class title

The final round of the Dutch IC Track Nationals was held at the EVMC Velp track last weekend. Due to unstable weather conditions practice was difficult and also the start of the race was still troublesome due to some small rain showers. In the 1/8th NK class qualifying Robbin Hertong managed to set the fastest time on a drying track with 14 laps. Joey Sorber showed a strong performance as well and took the 2nd place in front of Jesse Keller in 3rd place. In the afternoon the sun showed up and all finals could be raced on a dry…


September 23, 2019

Robbin Hertong wins at Dutch IC Track Nats Rd7

Round 7 of the Dutch IC Track Nationals was held at the popular AMCA Apeldoorn track this past weekend. In the premier 1/8th NK class it was ARC’s Robbin Hertong with the overall TQ from Serpent’s own Michael Salven on the runner-up spot after the qualifiers. In the 30-minute A-main final it was again Robbin who would excel, taking the win some four laps in front of Jesse Keller (Shepherd) as Joey Sorber (Shepherd) completed the top 3 podium result in 3rd, another lap down. Martin Zevenhoven came in 4th from Freek van Delft in 5th. Image: Robbin Hertong…


July 15, 2019

Dutch IC Track Nationals Rd4 – Report

The fourth round of this year’s Dutch IC Track Nationals was held at the MACH track in Heemstede this past weekend. In the premier 1/8th NK class it was Jesse Keller with the overall TQ some 1.2s in front of John Ermen as Joey Sorber came in 3rd, another five seconds behind. In the opening lap of the half-hour long A-main John would get past the leader only five corners after the start and from there he never looked back to take the win with his ARC car a lap in front of Serpent’s own Michael Salven. Shepherd racer Jesse…


May 20, 2019

Joey Sorber wins at Dutch IC Track Nats Rd2

Last weekend the second round of the Dutch IC Track Nationals took place at the Raco2000 track in Utrecht. Perfect weather conditions made for nice days of racing and in premier 1/8th NK class it was Joey Sorber with the overall TQ and a new 12.887s track record from Arie Manten and Michael Salven. The lineup for the final gave hope for some exciting racing action with Joey Sorber starting from pole, Salven in 2nd place and local hero Arie Manten in 3rd. From the start Joey was able to pull away slowly racing a flawless final with no big…


April 9, 2019

Arie Manten wins at Dutch IC Track Nats Rd1

The Dutch NK 1/8th On-road Nationals kicked off at the fast and scrubby circuit in Rucphen at the MAC Banbrekers club. It was unclear whether some of the usual suspects would show up or not. John Ermen and team-bud Robbin Hertong went off to France which increased the chances of various drivers on an early season victory. Young Jesse Keller took up the challenge against some of the old dogs and proofed to be able the withstand the pressure with a nice pole. As the race unfolded one car after the other ran into a number of problems. While Jesse…


April 9, 2019

Milan Holthuis wins at Dutch IC Track Nationals Rd1

Round 1 of the Dutch IC Track Nationals was held at the Baanbrekers track in Rucphen this past weekend. This year both the 1/8th and 1/10th classes will be run on the same weekend which makes for a busy Sunday for many. Also the Rucphen track will host the May round of the ENS, so many drivers used the event to get some laps under their belt. Saturday’s practice already showed that Milan Holthuis would be the guy to beat. Consistently fast he had quickly adapted to the switch of handout tyre supplier this year. Sunday qualifying would see Milan…


August 3, 2018

Dutch 1/8th IC Track Nationals Rd5 – Report

The Model Race Genk club played host to round 5 of the Dutch 1/8th scale IC Track Nationals last weekend. In the premier NK class it was Robbin Hertong with the win from Roy Bakker and Arie Manten. With the win of Robbin and a bad weekend for Jeffrey, the title decision will likely go down to the wire at the very last race of the championship. NK class final results: 1. Robbin Hertong – 108L 30:01.408 2. Roy Bakker – 105L 30:02,691 3. Arie Manten – 104L 30:07.197 4. Kristof Smets – 104L 30:13,539 5. Donny Blommers – 103L…


July 2, 2018

Hertong & Berkhout win at Dutch IC Track Rd4

Round 4 of this year’s Dutch IC Track Nationals was held at the newly resurfaced Raco 2000 track in Utrecht. The race was held in beautiful summer weather and in the premier 1/8th NK class it was Robbin Hertong with the win in the 30-minute A-main some two laps in front of Jeffrey Rietveld in 2nd. Arie Manten would complete the top 3 another two laps down. NK class final results: 1. Robbin Hertong – 129L 30:06.906 2. Jeffrey Rietveld – 127L 30:08.452 3. Arie Manten – 125L 30:06.524 4. Jesse Keller – 122L 30:09.401 5. Martin Zevenhoven – 115L…


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