UPGRADE / RCiD 2008 Points Series – Rd7



“Well here we are after another fantastic event gone by, the 2008 Shannons Motoring Extravaganza event has been heralded as second to none, this being the third year running the event, spectator numbers and interest in this awesome motorsport just keeps on growing, going from strength to strength, with a huge turnout of people to watch all the action at the Darwin Showgrounds. Round 1 of the action got underway just after 12.00, with all the drivers having had 3 hours of practice on the new grass circuit, everybody was looking on the pace, with Australian RC identity Ian Haley visiting Darwin in support of this event, all the local drivers were excited to pit their skills against the very fast Xray backed racer, and Haley didnt disappoint either taking the first round win 11 seconds ahead of fellow Xray 808 driver Gavin Newman, with Tony Knauth HN X1CR just 0.5 of a second down in third. Round 2 saw local driver Marc Christianson Losi 8 take the win ahead of Gavin Newman with Haley finishing a very close third. Round 3 was the start of Haley’s winning run taking the round win 10.85 seconds ahead of Marc Christianson and Gavin Newman .08 seconds behind him in third. Round 4 was all Xray with local racer Gary Bui Xray EC – RB taking the number 3 spot just over 12 seconds behind Newman Xray 808 – Nova Rossi with Haley Xray 808 – Werks finishing just 4.42 seconds in front.” Read More…