September 23, 2018

Greiner wins but Groskamp crowned ENS Champion with P2

…ended former winner Alessio Mazzeo’s bid for glory with contact with a slower car then finishing any hope of getting by Groskamp for second with the Xray driver eventually finishing in the final podium position, half a lap back. Summing up the season finale as ‘a hard race’, Groskamp said, ‘At the start Teemu hit Dominic. I heard he had no brakes. I know it looked different but I know Teemu would never do that’. Winner of the season opener and again at Round 3 in Aigen, he continued, ‘I knew all I needed was second and I knew we…


September 23, 2018

Pit Focus – Jilles Groskamp

…Tools: JG Racing Car Stand: None Transport Bag: Ferrari Travel Trolley Features: Set up board Tamiya (custom edition for drivers), it is maybe more than 10 years old and it has been with Jilles on all his races, as a kind of lucky charm, full of memories; Tamiya wheel wrench, as well very dated as it is visible from the once bright blue colour of the handle now opaque; Battery bag JG Racing; different boxes of different brands, the driver used an old Xray box as a template to build some by himself. Image Gallery Facebook Twitter Google+ Pin It…


September 22, 2018

Title ‘still alive’ as Greiner secures TQ at ENS Italy

…The former winner of the event added, ‘our car is a little hard to drive in the hot conditions and I saw the others were quicker so I concentrated on making a safe run and save 3rd position on the grid’. Thinking of the final, the Xray driver added, ‘Tomorrow I think will be very close between the Top 4. Strategy will be very important to the outcome of the race, more than the other races. The Groskamp style race of 6-minute stops and no tyre change, I think you need this style tomorrow’. A disappointed Groskamp reacted with, ‘I…


September 22, 2018

Leino takes penultimate qualifier at ENS Italy

…loose in the rear but it made fast lap times. I might try to make it more stable for the next one because I was on the limit and had a few moments at the chicane’. Looking to the final he said, ‘I think it is good Teemu starts second because he can push Dominic. I need to get a second in the last qualifier to get third on the grid ahead of Alessio’. Commenting on his Q3 performance, Mazzeo said, ‘the track conditions were very different and my car was hard to drive’. The Xray driver continued, ‘I had…


September 22, 2018

Chassis Focus – Alessio Mazzeo

Chassis – Xray NT1 2018 Engine –Gimar Race by Novarossi Fuel – Energy Tires (handout) – Matrix Radio/Servo – Sanwa Body – SRC Spark Remarks – Alessio and Xray are using the season finale of the ENS to assess some new parts for the upcoming World Championship in Miami and while allowing Red RC to photograph the car, the Italian wasn’t being specific about the parts he was trying other than saying they were in the rear of the car. Otherwise he said the rest of the car is standard as is the set-up with only the front end being…


September 21, 2018

Greiner takes opening qualifier at ENS Italy

There was no surprise in the opening 1:10 qualifier at the Infinity Euro Nitro Series in Italy as Dominic Greiner topped the times. A driver who needs to TQ & win this weekend to have a shot at clinching his first ever ENS title, the German’s Serpent was fastest over the 4-minutes by just under a second from Alessio Mazzeo, the Xray driver hampered by a gearbox issue. The driver Greiner is hoping to deny the title, Jilles Groskamp would open the four rounds of qualifying with the third fastest time ahead of Infinity team-mates Teemu Leino, Francesco Tironi and…