November 13, 2017

LTCC 2017 & FinTrack Tour opener – Report

The famous LTCC race, the opening round of Finnish Electric On-road Nationals Series FinTrack Tour, took place at a handcraft and hobby expo in Lahti, southern Finland. Nearly 100 entries made the race quite a spectacle once again with Touring Modified and Stock classes being run on Saturday, while Touring Prostock as well as the Formula and GT-12 support categories were held on Sunday. As usual the LTCC King title would be awarded after the race to the driver with the best combined Stock and Prostock or Modified and Prostock results. The highly competitive Modified field saw many ETS and…

February 15, 2017

FinTrack Tour Rd3 – Report

Round 3 of the Finnish Touring Car Nationals took place just outside of the southwestern city of Kouvola. Nearly 100 entries were on hand for the two-day event that featured Touring Car and Formula classes. In the Pro Stock 13.5 class Kalle Lehto, Kim Elfstrom and Vesa Yli were battling closely for the top spots. Previous round winner Kalle Lehto eventually earned the TQ position, followed closely by Kim in second with Vesa earning a second-row start in fourth. In the finals, Kalle took advantage of his pole position start to win in all three legs. Kim finished a close…

March 21, 2016

Vesa Yli takes Finnish Prostock title

Round four of the Finnish FinTrack Tour and Prostock Nationals 2016 was held this past weekend. In Prostock Vesa Yli was the points leader going into the final round with two wins and a seventh place and the title would be decided between him and Markus Afelt, who had scored two runner-up spots and a third place so far this season. At the final round the win would went to Kalle Lehto from Markus in second and Vesa in third with the final podium spot being enough for Vesa to take the championship from Markus. Thanks to Vesa Yli for…

February 28, 2012

Vesa Yli wins Finnish 1/12 nationals Rd2

The 2nd round of the Finnish 1/12 scale national series, the FinTrack Tour, took place in Oulu, Northern Finland last weekend. The organising club OSPA will host the 2012 Nordic Challenge for both 1/12 and Touring cars in October as well as hosting the 2013 1/12 Euros. The race combined both 1/12 and touring classes as an exception as for many years the classes have been run separated to get more suitable conditions for both type of racing. A total of 97 drivers signed in for the weekend to race. The track saw a technical layout suitable for Saturdays’s 1/12…

February 6, 2012

Vesa Yli dominates Finnish 1/12th opener

The first round of Finnish 12th scale nationals were held in the city of Seinajoki, close to Vaasa city where 1/10 electric offroad were held last summer. This year’s famous FinTrack Tour has been divided in to both 12th and touring car series separately, which means both classes get more suitable tracks to race on. The 12th scale national championship series consists of 4 races held from January to April. Also new for this year is 10.5t blinky class which is now run as its own and not combined with modified like last year. The practice saw regular faces on…

March 23, 2010

Vesa Yli extends series lead with FinTrack Rd3 win

The 3rd round of the FinTrack Tour nationals was held last weekend in Kiiminki, near the city of Oulu in Northern Finland. Most of the 1/12 tops were attending, with names like Simo Ahoniemi, Teemu Saarinen, Tony Raikas, Tom Kalves, Viljami Kutvonen, Panu Vehniainen and of course championship leader Vesa Yli from the organizing club, OSPA. The venue was a big school sports hall with plenty of room for pitting and spectators. The track was a bit different from other tracks used in FinTrack series as track was 90% surrounded by tubes which is not so usual in Finland. So…

February 22, 2010

Vesa Yli dominates Rd2 of FinTrack

– 7pts [6,5,2] 5. Teemu Saarinen – 7pts [5,4,3] 6. Viljami Kutvonen – 8pts [3,6,5] Carpet Ripper 7. Panu Vehniäinen – 13pts [4,10,9] Carpet Ripper 8. Matias Kuusinen – 13pts [7,9,6] 9. Tom Kalves – 15pts [8,8,7] 10.Joni Minkkinen – 15pts [10,7,8] Carpet Ripper Now after 2 rounds of nationals it is Vesa who is leading in championship points before Simo Ahoniemi. The next round of the nationals will be run in week 11 in Norhern Finland in the city of Oulu. Finnish 1/12th Mod Nationals after 2 rounds 1. Vesa Yli – [90/100] 190pts 2. Simo Ahoniemi – [100/82]…

July 3, 2007

Daily News Round-up

> Another report from the 6th round of Fintrack series – Link [] > The Associated RC8 of French racer Sébastien Mutel – Link [] > Report on the GS Cup international in Torres Verdes – Link [] > OCM Racing KOAS DT-19 conquers Miri Buggy Race – Link [] > Mirage report on the latest round of the 200mm Foam Nationals – Link [] > Hungarian offroad National Championship Round 3 – Link [] > The Piktor Rush 2 of French racer Sébastien Léonard – Link [] > Pro Line Quik Lidz bodyshell of Elliot Boots – Link []…

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