Andrew Bardetta wins at Serpent Cup


podium serpent cup

The 2016 Serpent Cup was held over the weekend. Rain reduced qualifying from 6 rounds down to 4.  Tim Lee took the TQ in 1/10th followed by David Chen and Joel Casey.

In the final Tim got the early lead followed by David Chen (Serpent) and Andrew Bardetta (XRAY NT1), all 3 drivers within a couple of seconds of each other. Chen managed to get the lead a few mins in and Bardetta moved into 2nd. From their it was a race long battle between the pair with the lead swapping a couple of times and never more than 2 secs separating them. Lee was in a comfortable 3rd only 6 secs behind the leading duo. The battle was on in the pits with every pitstop critical. With a couple of mins to go Bardetta closed the gap to within 1 sec of Chen. On the last lap Chen ran out of fuel coming onto the back straight which gave Bardetta the victory and moving Lee up to 2nd for an XRAY 1-2. Chen managed to hold onto 3rd being a lap ahead of 4th.

  1. Andrew Bardetta – XRAY NT1
  2. Timothy Lee XRAY
  3. David Chen Serpent
  4. George Karozis XRAY
  5. Tim Moylan
  6. Craig Hawkins Mugen
  7. Michael Ruimiz
  8. Michael Stone XRAY
  9. Jeffrey Mackie Serpent
  10. David Mac ARC
  11. Joel Casey Mugen