Last weekend 21/ Aug saw the 3rd round of Taiwan On Road National
Championship took place at middle part of Taiwan, hosted by Titan RC
Track. The beautiful beach side and newly refurbished course attracted a
total of 73 pilots from all around the island. Classes included were
1:8th scale, 1:10th 200m and 1/10th EP 190mm. With the growing
popularity of the electric power RC cars the biggest group being EP
1/10th scale which attracted 48 drivers.
In the 1/10 EP Expert Class saw the winner of first 2 rounds, Serpent
Taiwan Driver Leo Chen use new machine Serpent S411 looking to continue
his winning stream at his home track. Leo got off to a rough start
having encountered some technical issues during his qualification rounds
and only managed to qualify third on the final staring grid. After
solving those technical issues he was able to gain his normal pace back
and taking first 2 finals from 3rd on the grid to remain undefeated in
this class. The final leg saw 2nd Qualifier Lee Sheng kept pressuring
Top qualifier A Wei all the way and forced A Wei to make a vital mistake
at last minute. Lee went on the take the third leg and second overall
finish with A- Wei finish 3rd.
In the 1/10 GP class, it was young talented Serpent driver Huang,
Yi Hau again showing his dominant pace to take his third straight wins
>from pole position with Serpent S733 . Behind Huang it was Lin Ming Hui
and Chen Chi Hung completed the podium.
The race finished with a nice trophy presentation and prize give away which
saw almost everyone go home with some nice new toys. A big thank you goes
to the TRCCA, Titan crew and all other sponsors for putting on a great
show and all the drivers for taking part.