The 2nd annual TRS Asia Nitro Open Cup was held in Shanghai, China.* Drivers from 10 countries/region including China, USA, Japan, Holland, Hong Kong, Thailand, Malaysia, Taiwan, Brunei and Korea competed at this winter event. After 5 rounds of qualifying, Mike Swauger from the USA was TQ in the 1/8 on road class, and Keisuke Fukuda from Japan was TQ in the touring class. Sunday’s “A” Main Final in the 1/8 on road class saw Swauger lead from start to finish winning the Championship, second place went to Jimmy Qian from Shanghai and 11 year old JJ Wang from Shanghai took third.* In the 1/10 touring “A” Mains, a close fought battle between Fukuda, Meen Vejrack (Thailand) and Jilles Groskamp provided the crowd with some exciting racing.* At the checkered flag, it was Fukuda who took the Championship with Meen Vejrack in second and Jilles Groskamp in third.* Race organizers will be aiming to make next year’s race larger and more competitive.