The final round of the 2015 ENS season was held at the beautiful
Fiorano Track in Italy. Fiorano is a small town close to Maranello
which is the famous town where Ferrari is made.
The weather was a bit cool in the morning but sunshine in the
afternoon made it perfect weather for nitro racing!
With over 60 entries in the 200mm class with all championship
points front runners in attendance it was clear it would be a tough
final race with...Continue Reading
So, back home after another IFMAR World Championship event, this
year it was 1/10 scale Off-Road that was on the schedule. The race
was held at the worlds famous Yatabe Arena in Tsukuba City,
Having put in many hours of practice before the race I felt very
prepared going into the event. The schedule for the race started
with 2wd on 4th-6th of October then a day off
in between to prepare for the 4wd class.
Going into the event with a new...Continue Reading
Final day here at the Worlds Championship at Yatabe Arena saw
the last round of Qualifier in the morning, followed with the 3
A-mains Finals in the afternoon.
Unfortunately Ty Tessman could not do better than 8th for the
last Qualifying round, meaning Ty would not make it into the
A-main. Ty would start 2nd in the B-main but his Final was short
lived with a DNF after just two laps.
Young Swedish HB driver David Ronnefalk with three...Continue Reading
Day 2 in the 4wd class at the Worlds Championships at the Yatabe
Arena in Japan would be 1 last free practice followed by 4 rounds
of Qualifiers. Ty and David chose to run two slightly
Ty ran a number of option parts designed to make the D413 work
better on Astroturf. Mainly a new 6mm longer chassis plate and
thicker top deck to make the car stiffer. A new prototype slipper
in place of center diff which is better in...Continue Reading
After a difficult 2wd race with a brand new car and little
experience on astroturf, the HB Team was eager to move on with
4wd and the trusted D413 platform.
This first day saw 4 free practices and 2 controlled practices,
the later ones used as re-seeding for the qualifying heats. Ty
and David quickly showed pace with mid 17's lap times which
would put them respectively 8th and 9th seeds in the fastest
heat tomorrow...Continue Reading
Today was Free and Controlled Practice at the worlds famous Yatabe
Arena Worlds Championship and that means the new Hot Bodies D216
made its very first public appearance on astroturf.
As we anticipated, not having attended the Warm-up event back in
June the Hot Bodies team here at the Worlds (Ty Tessman and David
Ronnefalk) had a sort of slow start. Here is what they had to
Ty: "Today was a bit of a struggle. We
tried to...Continue Reading