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May 25, 2011

Tresrey Off Road race round 5

Filed under: News — Stuart @ 2:07 pm

The 5th round of the Tresrey Off-Road Race 4WD Challenge took place last Sunday at the TRS circuit in Matsusaka-City, Japan.

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The race was also a charity auction for Sendai earthquake, with total 29 items which included all many famous driver’s body shells from Europe and US (like David Spashet, Dustin Evans, Hupo Hönigl, and more …) and Ryan Cavalieri’s pit stand.   Tresrey are sending the total amount of this charity auction (JPY 87,900) with all the entry fee of the race and some other donations to Japan Red Cross.   Special thanks to the drivers and people who gave their items for this charity auction.

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A total of 73 racers turned up for the race at TRS – the biggest number of off-road racers the circuit had ever seen.  In qualifying round 1, it was TRF  driver Satoshi Maezumi who managed to take top time for this round. In qualifying 2, Maezumi broke his car in warm up run which brings him DNS and Noriyuki Kawashima(ZX5) managed 12laps with 5min4sec in this round who managed to take TQ. Hideki Nakajima(B44) finished 2nd with 12 laps 5 min 5.2 sec, Maezumi(TRF502X) 3rd with 5 min 5.3 seconds

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Unfortunately the finals was cancelled because of heavy rain and so the final result was decided based on everyone’s qualifying result.

sending-dark-force-to-his-rival-car There were 20 Durango DEX410/Rs in the race and 2 of them made the Top 10 – with Takashi Nobuhara 4th overall and Kenji Masuda 9th overall. Yokomo driver Kenji Tsuruta (Yokomo B-MAX) managed 6th and TRF driver Takayuki Kono managed 7th.

After the award ceremony, Tresrey held a big lucky draw prize which included a DEX410 2010spec kit, Speed Passion RS2 kits, ESCs, and motors.  Special thanks to the Team Durango, Speed Passion and TRS.  The charity auction for Sendai Earthquake also took place during this time.

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