Norway Petter Sølvberg crowned Norwegian Touring Champion juin 30, 2020 by Chris Leave a Comment The Norwegian 1/10th IC Track Championship was held at the Starmoen track located approx. 170km north of Oslo in Norway. For the first time in RC history in Norway, the event was covered live on the National Norwegian broadcast. The tension was high throughout the whole event, with a high focus on all aspects from both organizers and racers. Also to mitigate all possible effects of gathering so many people in one relatively small area with the Covid-19 still an risk, the organizing club and track owners put in to action strict regulations to hinder spreading this disease, with physical barriers in pit and at drivers rostrum. After close and intense rounds of qualification, the young and talented Olav Dahle took the TQ while in the Super Pole Petter Sølvberg, Øyvind Stusdal, Trygve Berntsen and Christian Hovden fought for position. P.Sølvberg came out as the fastest after some very intense and nail-biting minutes. The weather forecast predicted rain on Sunday, so all qualy heats and Super Pole was completed on Saturday in very hot and sunny weather. On Sunday the start of A final was forwarded about 90-minute to enable as good tack conditions as possible even if it rained sporadically in the hours up to start. After some very strong and focused driving, P.Sølvberg who never showed any nerves and held his cool even after some strong pressure from Ø.Studal to a convincing win. Driver, mechanic and car never shoved any sign of fatigue during the 45 minutes of racing, even when the conditions changed from dry to wet track. This race was selected as a venue where the “Kongepokal” (The Norwegian Kings Trophy) which is the highest ranking trophy an athlete can receive, was to be awarded the winner. P.Sølvberg received this trophy, handed out by the President of the Norwegian Motorsport Federation. Top 10 results: Petter Sølvberg XRAY Trygve Berntsen InfinityØyvind Stusdal XRAY Andre Røine SheperdHenning Stavnhaugen InfinityÅsmund Hertzenberg XRAY Olav Dahle SheperdHans Nicolaisen XRAY Kai Erik Rosland SerpentAlexander Gjemble Mugen Seiki Source: XRAY Partagez3TweetezEnregistrer3 PartagesAbout ChrisFounder of circusrc.com, journalist & photographer in the RC world for several years, Chris is passionate about RC, racing and technique. Whether in France or in the world, he is trying to bring high-quality information and photos for enthusiasts... and make you want to join the world of RC!