German BLITZ driver Toni Gruber finished 3rd on podium at the first round of 2017 Euro Nitro Series in Mulhouse, France. Driving a WRC this season, Gruber's choice of bodyshell is still BLITZ, qualifying 3rd in the A-Main, and finished 3rd in the final. Shepherd's driver Lars Hoppe and Serpent's Merlin Depta also made into the A-Main running the BLITZ bodyshell finishing 8th and 9th respectively.
Team ARC Japanese driver Takara Sano took the TQ and win at the 2017 All-Japan Championships held at the famous TM Circuit. Takara Sano won 2 legs in the A-Final, with an advantage in the points system taking the top of podium. ARC's Takara Sano won Leg 1 and Leg 3, while Infinity's Akio Sobue won Leg 2. Yuuseke Goto managed 2nd overall also from Team ARC.
Team ARC John Ermen takes 21st at 2nd SK Lauf west held in Bad Breisig, Germany. After days of alternate rain and sunshine, qualifications were completed with some difficulties but the German driver eventually made a perfect final run with 2 laps in front with his ARC R8.1. Ermen's choice of body was the BLITZ TS035.
Latest Round 4 of the Euro Touring Series was in Riccione, Italy. Lars Hoppe from Team ARC finished 2nd overall Pro-Stock Class with his ARC R11 and BLITZ LSF. Henrik Heitsch is another ARC R11 that made it into the A-Main finishing 8th overall. Christian Donath makes is 3 BLITZ in the A-Main finishing 5th overall.
Annual Singapore Open attracted over 50 entries in the 1/8 On-Road and 1/8 GT class, including drivers from Thailand, Australia, United Kingdom, Indonesia, Japan, Malaysia and local Singapore nitro top guns. The event was held at the long standing PA RCMC racetrack in the East Coast Park.