February 12,2012- Novarossi Cup 2012 was held at Junkyard Racetrack. The weather was the key for this successful event as the weather reported to have a a very wet sunday. As early as 6:30am, racers started to show up and getting ready as the weather threatened to cancel the race with a very thick cloudy morning. 9 am, qualifying started . A 12 years old female racer named,Shania, accompanied by his Father/ Mechanic flew all the way from Mindanao Bukidnon to join this race. She finished the race on top 3 for the Buggy B -main considering this kid had only half a day practice on this track and the First FEMALE R/C racer here in the Philippines. Read More…
Before the Mains started, a very light drizzle continue to shower the track and that made a very good traction without any mud building up on the car. On the first Truggy qualifying, Edward with his Cobra truggy and Nova bonito TQd with 18 laps and gave him the pole grid position. With about 15 mins left on the finals, edward maintained a lead of almost 2 laps from the second car Clemen pancho(serpent/Nova Bonito) when a freak accident after making the big triple jump forced him to enter the pit area and fix his broken shock holder and this allowed Clemen pancho to take the lead for good followed by Mugen Driver Jody coseteng and third placer Serpent driver/ Nova Toro Nero Din dong.
For the Buggy, It was clemen pancho with his serpent/ Nova btts who TQd and took the pole grid position but because of an early flameouts, Denis Lucindo driving his Hongnor X3 Sabre with Nova Bonito took/maintained the lead for the entire mains and ended up with 3 laps ahead of fellow HongNor X3 sabre/ Nova BTTS driver Edward sio who was able to finish the race after suffering a bad landing causing his front shock tower to bend badly . Third place was Jody Coseteng , Mugen /Fusion.
Next Event will be the Philippine Masters on March 3,2012- Nitro Truggy and March 4,2012- Nitro Buggy at JUNKYARD RACETRACK. See you all.