The first XRS race in Netherlands took place at the beautiful indoor track Model indoor Oss. About 45 entries were filled over 3 classes: 2wd buggy, 4wd Buggy and Rookie. In 2WD Buggy it was Jarno Pijpers who TQed 3 out of the 4 qualifiers giving him the overall TQ. Second place was for Wesley van Helmond followed by Bart Mullink.

In the A1 final Jarno took off and never looked back. Bart Wubben and Wesley had a battle for second and in the end it was Jarno, in front of Bart Wubben and Wesley in third. A2 final saw Jarno pull a little gap over Wesley, but after a mistake from Jarno it would lead to Wesley winning A2 followed by Jarno. Bart Wubben had a DNF when one of his screws came loose and this would give 3rd place to Bart Mullink. In the A3 final 2 drivers could win, Jarno and Wesley. Jarno had a good start and was followed closely by Wesley. After a small mistake from Wesley, Jarno had a bit more breathing room and would cruise to the win. Wesley finished in second and Rajco in 3rd.

2WD A-main results:

  1. Jarno Pijpers – XRAY XB2
  2. Wesley van Helmond
  3. Bart Wubben – XRAY XB2
  4. Rajco van de Sluis
  5. Bart Mullink
  6. Stephane Roufosse – XRAY XB2
  7. Rick van den Akker
  8. Sander van Genechten – XRAY XB2
  9. Mark van Dreumel
  10. Mark van Waayenburg – XRAY XB2

Bart Wubben TQed 4wd by winning 3 out of the 4 rounds in 4WD qualifying followed by young talented Nigel van Katwijk in 2nd and Arie Vos in third.

In A1 final Bart Wubben would not finish his first lap due to a servo link failure. Arie Vos took the lead and while the gap at the end of the race would be smaller with Nigel. Arie kept his head cool and took A1.

A2 This time the top 3 had a close battle for the first few minutes. But when Bart and Nigel collided it sent Bart into the wall before the big double. A quick pit stop by a marshal to pop the ball cup back on would give him P4. Nigel took the win in A2 followed by Arie in 2nd.

A3 would be the decider for Arie and Nigel, since they both had a 1st and a 2nd. It was Bart who drove to the win with the fastest time of the day. But with the DNF it was only good for a 3rd. Arie and Nigel where both tie-on points but with Nigel having the fastest final it was Nigel who took the win.

4WD A-main results:

  1. Nigel van Katwijk
  2. Arie Vos – XRAY XB4
  3. Bart Wubben – XRAY XB4
  4. Rajco van der Sluijs
  5. Pieter Beekman
  6. Leon van der Heijden
  7. Dominique Helmond
  8. Kevin van de Laar
  9. Jarno Pijpers – XB4