Serpent Weekend Race report Buggy, Malaysia

The event was a great success which attracted racers from all around Malaysia, Brunei, Hong kong, & Taiwan. Around 80 racers participated. The race was highly rated as it attract a lot of big names.


Highlight of the race was Mr Chili Lim with his Cobra 811 powered Novarossi engine.

Qualifying: The event was determine by only 1 qualifying due to the whether condition, rain started to pour down in the late afternoon. During Chili’s heat car setup was great as within 3 laps he already setting the 2nd fastest lap for the whole qualifying, only to be ruin by a loose balljoint causes him to retire soon after the 3rd lap. Only qualified 2nd from bottom.

Sub Final: The event was on a Christmas Tree format so Chili will need to run the race from bottom and bumps up as far as he could, car and engine was excellent the whole sub-final, after been racing for 105’ minutes with minimal resting time, Chili manage to booked himself in the final on 2nd pole position.

Main Final (1 hour): Chili manage to gain leader spot in the early stage and after that started slowly pulling away from the rest of the pack. Final result Chili’s finish ahead of 2laps from 2nd & 3rd placing.


Special thanks to Chili pits crews, and not forgetting support from all Serpent group.


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