Niklas Johansson wins Swedish Cup


Swedish Cup podium

This weekend was the second round of the Swedish cup held at the NCC ring in Trollhättan Sweden. 36 attendance in three different classes 1:8/1:10 nitro and 1:10 electric. The weather forecast was good this weekend with sun, but a little on the cold side . On the electric side all the drivers struggled with the rear grip due to the cold conditions. In timed practice it was Marcus Elemerfors that set the fastest time. When the qualifiers started it was again Marcus that took Q1 in front of Andreas Johansson and Göran Persson in third. Andreas made some setup changes to his serpent and found the grip that he was missing in Q1 and took Q2 and Q3 to claim the overall TQ with Marcus second and young Lukas knutsson in third. The in the first final Andreas spun out in the start and was last after the first lap. The he made a decision to save the tires due thou the surface is very hard on the tires, Marcus took the first one. The second final Andreas found the speed and also set the fastest lap of the day, and took the second final and in the end also the third final to make the overall win.

Final top three:

  1. Andreas Johansson Sweden Serpent
  2. Marcus Elmerfors Sweden Xray
  3. Lukas Knutsson Seden Tamiya 419X