By Aaron Waldron
Press release from Serpent:
Merlin Depta prolongs agreement with Serpent
German topdriver Merlin Depta continues with Serpent in his quest to make podium finishes in the big races of his favourite class 1/8 scale GP onroad. Depta will continue racing the Viper 977-EVO2 in a number of bigger events as well as races in Germany
For 2017 on the list are the Winternats in USA, most ENS races, the EFRA GP's and ofcourse the 2017 World Championships in France. He will work together closely with key drivers like Salven, Green and Greiner, and you can always ask Merlin Depta at races for tech support !
Depta also races the Project 4X in the TC class to keep practise going in winter and had a nice podium finish at the DHI Cup 2017 in the stock-class !
Team Hard (driver Peo and mechanic Kent) from Sweden prolongs agreement with Serpent for a 21:st season in a row !
Peo has driven Serpent on-road cars since 1997 and popular Impact class, focus for 2017 is the Swedish nitro season in 1:8GP and the upcoming Worlds in France in September.
Peo will also do some selected races with Project 4X EP touring, Swedish Nationals in March as well as AOC in Shanghai in April.
Peo says: Team Serpent is my family for a long time, I am happy to continue as Serpent driver and brand ambassador, let the new season begin!