65 racers braved the moist conditions to attend the third round of the popular HNMC Winter Series in the UK this past weekend. A damp mist held for most of the day which resulted in zero grip levels. Simon Reeves (HB Racing/Shoot Fuel/Hot Race Tyres) took the overall TQ in the Nitro Buggy class while Karl Jackson (Agama) set the TQ in the E-buggy class and James Clarke (HB Racing) in Nitro Truggy. The last five laps of the 20-minute final was an epic battle under the flood lights with S.Reeves talking the win by 1.5 seconds in front of Lewis Jones (Team Associated/Alpha Plus/JConcepts) in 2nd while Callum Niblett (XRAY/Novarossi) came in 3rd. In E-buggy it was K.Jackson with the win followed by the young and talented Holger Lykkee (XRAY) in 2nd and Richard Miller (Kyosho/AKA) in 3rd. J.Clark gabbed the victory in Nitro Truggy from Paul Fitzpatrick in second.

 

Thanks to Jim Thompson for the report.