2014 Race 5 @ Enghien

Fifth race of the year is organized by the Buggy Racing Tournai Club during a RC show in Enghien. A purpose-built grass track has been installed in the middle of the parc, in front of the castle. Nice surroundings and a track layout appreciated by the racers made the show for more than 4000 visitors. Club has been rewarded by the highest attendance ever in the Cup in Pro2.

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In Pro2 qualification, Nicolas Evens (TLR 22SCT) takes advantage of his mid-motor configuration and takes the first 2 legs with a big margin on the rest of the field. Ranking leader, Philippe Hautecoeur (Associated SC10), took the third leg and ensured himself the runner-up spot on the grid. Nicolas Grandibleu (TLR 22SCT) ends up third overall with 2 third places.

Pro2 A Main grid – Top 3
1. Evens Nicolas – TLR 22SCT
2. Hautecoeur Philippe – Associated SC10
3. Gandibleu Nicolas – TLR 22SCT

Pro2 B Main grid – Top 3
1. Bouffioux Pascal – Associated SC10
2. Lété Thomas – Associated SC10
3. Halluin Emilie – Associated SC10

Pro2 C Main grid – Top 3
1. Tytgat Patrick – Associated SC10
2. André Elisa – Associated SC10
3. Biefnot Jean-Christophe – TLR 22SCT

In Pro4, Thierry Matthieu (Tekno 410SCT) resumes his dominance and takes the first two legs ahead of Nicolas Evens (TLR Ten-SCTE). Philip De Keersmaecker (Tekno 410SCT) wins the final leg and will start second on the final grid.

Pro4 A Main grid – Top 3
1. Mathieu Thierry – TeknoRC SCT410
2. De Keersmaecker Philip – TeknoRC SCT410
3. Evens Nicolas – Losi Ten-SCTE

Just before the finals, a shower made the track slippy. The first leg of Pro2 finals were therefore a bit more difficult for the mid-motor cars. In A final, Nicolas Evens was able to convert his TQ in a win in first leg. Edouard-Benoît Michez (Associated SC10) had a great pace and went up from fifth to second, followed by Tom Pierard (TLR 22SCT). Second leg had same winner ahead of Philippe Hautecoeur, recovering from a difficult start, and Tom Pierard. Nicolas stepped out of the last leg which was won by Tom Pierard ahead of Philippe Hautecoeur. It was first A final win for Tom, well done! This gives him the second place in front of Philippe.

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Pro2 A Main
1. Evens Nicolas – TLR 22SCT
2. Pierard Tom – TLR 22SCT
3. Hautecoeur Philippe – Associated SC10
4. Michez Edouard-Benoît – Associated SC10
5. Halluin Laurent – Associated SC10

Pro2 B Main
1. Lété Thomas – Associated SC10
2. Bouffioux Pascal – Associated SC10
3. Glineur Jean-François – Associated SC10

Pro2 C Main
1. Tytgat Patrick – Associated SC10
2. André Elisa – Associated SC10
3. Biefnot Jean-Christophe – Associated SC10

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In Pro4, Nicolas Evens won leg 1 while Thierry Mathieu won the second one. Decisive final leg was quickly settled when Nicolas had a bad start and retired. Philippe De Keersmaecker ends up third ahead of Christophe Leurquin (Tekno 410SCT).

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Pro4 A Final
1. Mathieu Thierry – TeknoRC SCT410
2. Evens Nicolas – Losi Ten-SCTE
3. De Keersmaecker Philip – TeknoRC SCT410
4. Leurquin Christophe – TeknoRC SCT410
5. Biefnot Jean-Christophe – Losi Ten-SCTE

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With 5 races run out of 8, global rankings are still very open!

Pro2
1. Evens Nicolas – 398
2. Hautecoeur Philippe – 396
3. André Julian – 394
4. Michez Edouard-Benoît – 383
5. Gustin Philippe – 383

Pro4
1. Mathieu Thierry – 404
2. Evens Nicolas – 398
3. De Keersmaecker Philip – 389
4. Leurquin Christophe – 389
5. Vandeuren Alain – 383

Race’s prize ceremony saw the usual draw where the sponsors gifts are offered to the racers.

1 DE Racing Zip Stix Blue 1/10 (DER-ZS-B)
1 DE Racing Zip Stix Black 1/10 (DER-ZS-BLK)
1 DE Racing Zip Stix Red 1/10 (DER-ZS-R)
2 DE Racing Setup System Wheels (DER-SS-LW)
2 DE Racing Setup System Adaptors (DER-SS-12S)
2 DE Racing Borrego SC Wheels (DER-SCB-LB)
1 Gens Ace battery 4200mAh 60C shorty
1 Gens Ace battery 6500mAh 50C
1 Spektrum DX4R Pro radio systems
1 Xray T-Shirt
1 JConcepts 25$ gift certificates
1 JConcepts Illuzion – Matte Black – Shock, Ipad, Iphone stand (2092M)
1 MIP Hex Driver Wrench Set, SAE Standard (4) (9501)
2 Proline Blockade SC 2.2″/3.0″ M4 (1183-03)
1 Team Associated Reedy 2012 T-shirt, XX-Large, black (SP37XXL)
3 VRC USB adaptors and 3 months all-in subscriptions

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Thanks to all racers, see you in September in Kampenhout!

Gallery

External links

RedRc race report

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