By Mike Garrison
Race Report from NTech RC:
The first ever 200mm Nitro GFR Le Grande Finale Race took place on past weekend in Athens, Greece with quest drivers Thilo Tödtmann and Sures Velauthapillai attending the event. This was the first race on controlled tires (Matrix) in Greece with an ENS style format it was greatly appreciate by all 28 drivers showing that racing is closer, cheaper and just more fun.
Starting from A Final Thilo Tödtmann (Shepherd) took the win after a close battle between Greek Champion Bill lykaris (Shepherd). In 3rd position, Lambros Tsiklitiras (BMT) rounded out the podium after having some battles with rest of the field.
At B Final Panos Theodoropoulos (Xray) took the win but he bump up to A-Main and so Sures Velauthapillai(Xray) took the first place of the podium. At 2nd position and some years without race was Marios Vlachopoulos one lap behind.In 3rd position, Lekas rounded out the podium 6 sec behind.
At C Final Michael Christodoulou (Mugen) took the win but he bump up to B-Main and so Andreas Kouretas (Xray) took the first place of the podium.At 2nd place and his first race was Fotis Evgenidis.
A massive thank you to all racers that participate and special thanks to Thilo and Sures who came from Germany. And last but not least a very special thank you to track owner Fotis Aggelakopoulos for the excellent race schedule.