Billy Easton has joined Serpent. Â The top class electric racer will joins as product-developer/engineer and will also compete for the Dutch company as a team/test-driver. Â He will be involved mainly in the Serpent 1/10 electric car on and offroad projects, but will also be part of the 1/8 offroad plans.
Billy, who has raced for the likes of AE and Yokomo, will share the vast experience from his long racing career with the Serpent R&D team. Â Being based in the USA, Billy will be the perfect source for information on how to develop Serpent products more towards the American market. Â He will cooperate with Gerd Strenge on the offroad projects and also with the Holland based engineers on the 1/10 onroad cars.
Billy will take part in all the major on and offroad races in the US and beyond. Â With the WC 1/8 offroad taking place in the USA in 2008 we are excited to have such a famous driver joining our team. Â Next week Billy will race the Serpent 1/10 4wd offroad car at the World in Japan together with his team-mate JÃ¶rn Neumann.
Source : Serpent