The 1st round of Indonesian 2017 Nitro Onroad National Championship was held at the SIS track in Jakarta, under a very bright yet hot weather. About 44 racers who joined 1/10 GP and 1/8 GT. Organizers decided to pour the surface with sugar water which caused a massive traction increasement.
Bowie Ginting took a convicing TQ after three rounds of qualifying, a clear 5 seconds ahead Arya Seta. A huge increasement of traction welcomed us into the main final. Ginting and Seta had tangled at the first corner after start, sent them to the back and they climbed up after. They built a close gap until i ran out of fuel. That gave Seta a huge lead until he traction went very high. Most of drivers had a several traction roll, so Ginting drove smooth and succesfully cut the gap to Seta. Ginting took the lead and defend it to the finish line. 4 laps ahead Seta who had a rough time with traction roll and a single engine cut due to missed his pit call. Only 2 out of 10 cars who finished the 45 mins race, due to crazy high traction which sent them roll and hit the barriers. The two finishers were Ginting and Seta.
Traction was fairly high which gave Seta much advantage to secured the pole followed by Rusman Kusnowo, a lap behind Seta. Seta took a flawless run in the 30 minutes final, a clear 5 laps ahead Rusman Kusnowo in second and Onni Widiaksono in third.