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Serpent have announced thr signing of former World Champion Cody King to their team. Cody will use all Cobra 1/8 nitro and electric vehicles as well as the Spyder 1/10 cars in 2wd and 4wd in all the major races in USA and abroad including The Neo Race 2018 and the IFMAR WC. Cody will works closely together with Serpent’s off-road designer Billy Easton, and with Serpent team drivers. Also Cody will help to promote the Serpent product linefor Serpent America.

Interview with Cody King:

Serpent: Hello Cody, Its great to have you on the Serpent Team. When did you start rc racing and with which car?

Cody King: I started racing in 2000. My first car was a Team Losi XXXT and my first 8th scale car was a GS Storm and the body was purple 😊

Serpent: Which cars will you run for Serpent

Cody King: I will be racing all the 8th scale cars and also the 10th scale cars later this year.

Serpent: Which class is your favourite one and why ?

Cody King: My favorite class is 8th scale buggy for sure. I grew up around motocross so it’s the closest thing without getting hurt.

Serpent: Which is your local track and where is it located?

Cody King: My local nitro tracks are Revelation Raceway and Thunder alley Raceway. When I do run electric I will run at OCRC Raceway.

Serpent: What has been your biggest result so far ?

Cody King: Biggest result was winning the 8th scale World Championship in 2010/11 in pattaya. Thailand. It was the greatest experience of my life by far.

Serpent: What is your age and occupation?

Cody King: I am 30 years old. My job is racing and helping the Serpent drivers on the west coast, and promote the Serpent brand in this area.

Serpent: After your first few test and races with Serpent cars, what can you say about the build, maintenance, quality and performance ?

Cody King: My first impression of the Serpent cars is awesome! The quality of the parts is the best I have ever worked with. I built my first kit last week and it went together amazingly. I have been running the cars for about 2 months and I feel very comfortable with them already. The cars are so easy to work on and every day I go practice things get better and better.

Serpent: Which bigger races do you plan for coming season ?

Cody King: I plan on doing all the big races, well I would like to. The ones I will be at for sure are. Nitro Challenge, Silver State, Nationals, NeoBuggy, and Worlds. For local stuff I will be doing all the series races like JBRL, TNT, and grass roots.

Serpent: When and where will be your next bigger race with Serpent ?

Cody King: The next and first big race will be The Dirt Nitro Challenge Febuary 21st-25th. I want to say thank you to everyone at Serpent. Especially Paul Ciccarello for all his help during this process. 2018 is going to be a great year! If anyone has any questions about the Serpent cars or brand they can contact me through email Codyking@serpentamerica.com or Facebook Messenger.