With final preparations well underway for the first race of the Euro Nitro Series, the organisers of the exciting new championship for onroad nitro racers today announced that reigning 1:10 200mm World Champion manufacturer KM Racing will join the series coming onboard as a Primary sponsor of the two race ‘Pilot Series’. Set to release its first 1:8 Onroad contender, the K8, which is currently under going final development testing, KM Racing join Xray, Shepherd Micro Racing and Novarossi as the key sponsors of the inaugural season of the ENS.
KM Racing will be pinning their hopes of a successful ENS campaign on two time 200mm European Champion Dario Balestri and new signing Adrien Bertin. The only driver to be a World Champion of both 1:8 and 1:10 200mm, Bertin will contest both classes at Race 1 of the ‘Pilot Series’ at the Hockenheimring in Germany which takes place over the weekend of May 31–June 2. The French ace, who is the man behind Team Orion’s engines, will play a major part in the development of KM Racing’s K8 1:8 chassis.