Serpent.com - Latest newshttp://www.serpent.com/news/Latest news from Serpent.comPHP - Nettrends VOFhttp://www.serpent.com/images/mainimage1.jpgMerlin Depta wins Round 4 of the North German IC Track at the MC Munster clubhttp://www.serpent.com/news/14154/Merlin-Depta-wins-Round-4-of-the-North-German-IC-Track-at-the-MC-Munster-club.htmlRacingReporter-2Wed, 17 Jul 2019 00:00:00 +0200 GMTMark Green TQ's and Win at RD 6 of the BRCA 1/8th Championshiphttp://www.serpent.com/news/14153/Mark-Green-TQ's--and-Win-at-RD-6-of-the-BRCA-1/8th-Championship.htmlRound 6 of the BRCA 1/8th Circuit Nationals was held at Mendip RC Raceway this weekend. 32 drivers were in attendance in nitro and 7 had booked in electric. The track was nicely prepared and sprayed to ensure grip would be good and consistent. The track was still dusty for practice on Saturday morning but the grip quickly came up under the Somerset sun. It was...RacingReporter-2Wed, 17 Jul 2019 00:00:00 +0200 GMTSerpent S120 PRO is coming soon!http://www.serpent.com/news/14152/Serpent-S120-PRO-is-coming-soon!.htmlThe S120 pro is a revolutionary innovative 1/12th scale car design based on the F110 SF4.NewsReporter-2Thu, 11 Jul 2019 00:00:00 +0200 GMTDominic Greiner report European Championship 1:8 in Montbonnet.http://www.serpent.com/news/14151/Dominic-Greiner-report-European-Championship-1:8-in-Montbonnet..htmlEuropean Championship 1:8 in Montbonnet.<br /><br />Back at home after one week of intense 1:8 racing in France, Montbonnet for the European championship.<br /><br />After 2 great results in the first two rounds of the ens with a victory and second place I travelled high motivated to France. The weather forecast says brilliant weather for that week with temperatures over 30...NewsReporter-2Tue, 09 Jul 2019 00:00:00 +0200 GMTDan Hansen reports Round 5 of Danish nationalshttp://www.serpent.com/news/14150/Dan-Hansen-reports-Round-5-of-Danish-nationals.htmlRacingReporter-2Wed, 03 Jul 2019 00:00:00 +0200 GMTDavid Ehrbar wins ETS Round 5 at AMCA track Hollandhttp://www.serpent.com/news/14149/David-Ehrbar-wins-ETS-Round-5-at-AMCA-track-Holland.htmlHaving had two practice days before the race, where the car had a very good balance I felt well prepared for the ETS.<br /><br />From the first practice runs the car felt very good and was fast. So I could focus on getting my driving right. I did not even need to make a single setup change during the race.<br /><br />Compared to other cars, my F110 SF4 had good steering and...NewsReporter-2Mon, 01 Jul 2019 00:00:00 +0200 GMTJeff Hamon joins Team Serpenthttp://www.serpent.com/news/14148/Jeff-Hamon-joins-Team-Serpent.htmlSerpent welcomes IFMAR Worlds finalist Jeff Hamon to their Factory Team.<br />The Multiple Australian Champion will represent Team Serpent using the range of On Road platforms including the race proven Viper 988 and Natrix 750. Jeff hopes to build on his TQ and 2nd place at the 2019 1/8 I.C Pre Worlds when he returns for the Main event later this year.<br /><br />Jeff had...NewsReporter-2Thu, 27 Jun 2019 00:00:00 +0200 GMTYugo Nagashima joins Team Serpenthttp://www.serpent.com/news/14147/Yugo-Nagashima-joins-Team-Serpent.htmlTeam Serpent is excited to welcome the joining of Japanese Champion Yugo Nagashima.<br />Yugo is a strong contender in both the Modified TC and 1/12 EP classes, boasting some impressive recent international results including Australian, Japanese and Canadian National Titles along with AOC and Snowbirds victories! He made his debut with the Serpent 4X PRO at Round...NewsReporter-2Tue, 25 Jun 2019 00:00:00 +0200 GMTMark Green double TQ and Win at RD 4 of the BRCA 1/10th Championshiphttp://www.serpent.com/news/14146/Mark-Green-double-TQ-and-Win-at-RD-4-of-the-BRCA-1/10th-Championship.htmlRound 4 of the BRCA 10th IC series was at the Colchester raceway , the club members had worked very hard to prepare the track including spraying the track for better grip and have everything all clean and well laid out.<br />The weather was really nice and there was a lot of fun in the pitting area and everyone had a lot of track time to set their cars up.<br />I decided...NewsReporter-2Mon, 24 Jun 2019 00:00:00 +0200 GMTAlex Thurston TQ and Win at RD 5 of the BRCA 1/8th Championshiphttp://www.serpent.com/news/14145/Alex-Thurston-TQ-and-Win-at-RD-5-of-the-BRCA-1/8th-Championship.htmlHappy Fathers Day Dad! What a great present for you today, TQ and Win at RD 5 of the BRCA 1/8th Championship! <br /><br />Today is like a reward for all the time you spend working on cars etc! RacingReporter-2Mon, 17 Jun 2019 00:00:00 +0200 GMTDavid Ehrbar takes 3th place at the EFRA European Championship in Trencinhttp://www.serpent.com/news/14144/David-Ehrbar-takes-3th-place-at-the-EFRA-European-Championship-in-Trencin.htmlI qualified 3rd with a win and a 2nd place in qualifying. The first final started well. I had a clean race until about half of the race when I flipped over the curb at the timing loop. Fortunately, I came back on four wheels just at the edge of the asphalt and just in front of Jaques Libar, so I could keep my position but now I had a car derectly behind me. Because...RacingReporter-2Mon, 17 Jun 2019 00:00:00 +0200 GMTAlex Thurston takes 3th place overall at the EFRA series 2019http://www.serpent.com/news/14143/Alex-Thurston-takes-3th-place-overall-at-the-EFRA-series-2019.htmlRacingReporter-2Tue, 04 Jun 2019 00:00:00 +0200 GMTGuther van Staey reports ENS round 2 Rupchen NLhttp://www.serpent.com/news/14142/Guther-van-Staey-reports-ENS-round-2-Rupchen-NL.htmlOn Wednesday evening everything was ready with a new 2 liter run-in Forfast XRD engine, this one just starting and everything was okay.<br />We arrived early on Thursday. During the first free practice the engine was started, but it refused to start and blocked every time.<br />&nbsp;After a few attempts we put another engine in the car and drove. The lap times were better...RacingReporter-2Fri, 31 May 2019 00:00:00 +0200 GMTMerlin Depta reports ENS round 2 Rupchen NLhttp://www.serpent.com/news/14141/Merlin-Depta-reports-ENS-round-2-Rupchen-NL.htmlWe arrived Thursday pretty well prepared at the track in Rucphen. By the way this has been one of the tracks where we originally tested the rear end from the 977 Evo2 which has been pretty much the basic for nowadays 988 Viper.<br /><br />&nbsp;<br /><br />Over the practice I was looking for more in corner steering. The performance of the 988 in total from the first practice was...RacingReporter-2Wed, 29 May 2019 00:00:00 +0200 GMTMark Green reports ENS round 2 Rupchen NLhttp://www.serpent.com/news/14140/Mark-Green-reports-ENS-round-2-Rupchen-NL.htmlThis was my 1st ens of the year.<br />We arrived at the track for the Thursday practice. I spent most of the day running in new engines from max power after this we did a little chassis set up which I felt was a good direction. <br />Friday .RacingReporter-2Tue, 28 May 2019 00:00:00 +0200 GMTMichael Salven reports ENS round 2 Rupchen NLhttp://www.serpent.com/news/14139/Michael-Salven-reports-ENS-round-2-Rupchen-NL.htmlJust being back home from the Dutch ENS race, I want to let you know a bit about this race. <br />The track is not big but super fast. An average speed of 73km/h says a lot.<br />Our team including the Bologna winner Dominic Greiner struggled initially. We just couldn't find the steering and rotation to go fast. We tried a LOT of stuff. Besides doing the obvious like...RacingReporter-2Tue, 28 May 2019 00:00:00 +0200 GMT<link/><description/><category>Racing</category><author>Reporter-2</author><pubDate>Mon, 27 May 2019 00:00:00 +0200 GMT</pubDate></item><item><title>Serpent Viper 988e is now available!http://www.serpent.com/news/14137/Serpent-Viper-988e-is-now-available!.htmlThe Serpent Viper 988E is our brand new state of the art 1/8th scale electric racing car. It brings together all our experience in Nitro 1/8th and 1/10th Electric Touring. The Viper 988E features the race proven 988 geometry and bulletproof drivetrain of the 988 Nitro car, with the weight distribution, flex options and belt drive layout of the 4X touring car....ProductReporter-2Mon, 27 May 2019 00:00:00 +0200 GMTPontus Larsson takes 3th at the first Swedish nationalshttp://www.serpent.com/news/14136/Pontus-Larsson-takes-3th-at-the-first-Swedish-nationals.htmlRacingReporter-2Wed, 22 May 2019 00:00:00 +0200 GMTNiklas Johansson wins in Sweden with Viper 988http://www.serpent.com/news/14135/Niklas-Johansson-wins-in-Sweden-with-Viper-988.htmlNiklas Johansson wins his first race with Serpent Viper 988RacingReporter-2Tue, 21 May 2019 00:00:00 +0200 GMT