Keilor Cup Results and Photos

The Keilor Cup is arguably a big event on the Off Road racing calendar in Australia, and results and photos from the event are starting to filter through. Let’s start with the results themselves which can be found complete at http://keilorrc.org.au/results/2014_Keilor_Cup/Print_Meeting_Report.html , and with over 160 entries, there is a few results there!

Photos, I’ll start with the one I am biased towards, President of the club I am a member of, Sam Wells, took out the win in 4wd Modified Buggy at the cup and had this to say about it;

Very happy with my results at the recent Keilor cup. My Xray Xb4, running Proline holeshot m3 2.0 tyres was hooked up and faultless all weekend allowing me to take the win in 4wd modified.

I always enjoy coming over to Vic and racing at the Keilor Offroad RC Club. I had a close battle with Glen Bonetti in A1 and Ray Munday in A2 who was charging hard. Well done to all the other competitors and thankyou to the Keilor club for hosting another fantastic event. With 160 entries they did very well get through it all in 1 day.

I would like to thank Ari Bakla from Xray and Proline Australia for the opportunity to run such great equipment, Nicola Poltronieri from Gforce Australia for the super smooth and easy to use ESC and Jeff Schroeder and the team from Fantom motors for building such powerful and reliable motors.

A special thanks to John Watkins and Amy for there hospitality. Without them i wouldn’t be able to do these events.

Sam Wells from Team Xray Australia and his 1st place trophy for 4wd Modified Buggy

Proline Australia posted on their facebook page about the PRO-2 SCT’s participation in the event here https://www.facebook.com/prolinechallengeseries?ref=stream;

he Proline Pro-2 SCT in action this past weekend at the Keilor Cup! Over 20 entries in SCT and 170 in total for all classes! The Pro-2 got 3rd over all with 2 Pro-2 trucks making the main!

Team Kyosho Australia posted on their facebook page this photo of one of their team drivers and his new Lazer ZX-6. https://www.facebook.com/kyoshoaustralia?fref=nf

A great photo of Team driver Ben Sterling at the Keilor Cup steering the new ZX6! Now available in Australia! First shipment is selling fast! (Thanks BJ Louey for the Pic)

Model engines posted a host of photos from the event on their facebook page, so rather than me reposting them here, head over to their page directly to see them at https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.845833482096255.1073741840.480794695266804&type=1

Ray Munday, a well known and highly respected racer, posted a photo of his B5M from the event on facebook as well as a link to the setup sheet for the B5M for the event http://keilorrc.org.au/setups/2014_B5M_Ray_Munday_Keilor_Cup.pdf

Ray Munday’s B5M whose setup can be found at the Keilor RC Website.

Cameron Zammit was also racing at the event and posted a roundup with some photos on his facebook page here https://www.facebook.com/pages/Cameron-Zammit-Rc-Racing/565816013536661?ref=stream

 

Keilor Cup 2014.
What a awesome day of racing at the Keilor cup for the 2014 Driver Series Round 3.
In 2wd Stock, qualified (TQ) I finished 2nd for the day in a field of 35 racers.
In 4wd stock, qualified 2nd and finished 1st for the day in a field of 36.
I would like to thank my family for coming out on the day to support me and also the Keilor club for a great event. Also I would like to thanks my sponsors Ace Hobbies and Team Associated.

 

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