The annual Merdeka Challenge was held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia with about 80 entries from Singapore and Malaysia for the 1/8th and 1/10th scale nitro classes. Nelson Lee grabbed the TQ position with a commanding lead but in the finals, Jade Lim overtook the lead as Nelson Lee was having some problems with the car which remained unexplainable and opted to rebuild the whole car after the race for an inspection.


A-Main 1/8 On-Road Final Standings:
1. Jade Lim – Xray
2. (TQ) Nelson Lee – ARC R8.1 - BLITZ TS040
3. Afat – Mugen
4. Nick Chong – Shepherd
5. Billy Cheah – Xray
6. Ong Chee Yong – ARC R8.1
7. Abedey – Xray
8. Anthony Wee – Serpent
9. Kenny Ow – Serpent
10.CK Lee – Serpent

Source: ARC