Lassi Halminen gained decent results in Spain and presented „Rush Rush Rally Racing“ cap and free poster

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Munich, August 8th 2011

Event number 7 of the Formula BMW Talent Cup. It has been a hard and very hot weekend at the Monteblanco circuit in southern Spain. 40 degrees Celsius in the shadow without any clouds in sight hasn‘t been an exception but the

daily routine. The asphalt even hit 68 degrees!

Still redspotgames sponsored driver Lassi Halminen from Finland kept cool and delivered some pretty decent results in both the Qualifying and „Heat“ sessions (a.k.a. the 4 short races).

After placing 2nd and 5th in the Qualifying session on Saturday, he started from these grid positions in heat 1 and 3. For heat 2 and 4, the first 6 drivers from the previous heats started in the reversed order to mix the grid up. Even due to these reguations he managed to compete with the best drivers, placed 3rd, 4th twice and 6th in the last heat. This marks a good result compared to his starting positions and the hard battle for places with a few car contacts

by others.

„Qualifying 1 was very good for me and I didn‘t need to drive more than one fast lap and I was second“, Lassi Halminen reported. „Qualifying 2 wasn‘t that good and I missed the best laps because of traffic and I was 5th. Heat 1 was quite good but I got overtaken on lap 2 in turn 6 so I finished 3rd. Heat 2 I finalized as 5th [4th after a penalty for another driver] and I had couple of very good and tight fights. Heat three I had even more hard fights and eventually I was able to rise from 5th to 4th and 3rd place wasn‘t far, just one more lap...“, he said with a big grin. „Heat 4 in the beginning of the heat I got stuck and dropped from 3rd to 6th. My tires were not in perfect shape any longer so the overtaking was very difficult, but all in all the whole weekend was quite good. One podium, and lot of more racing

experience.“

In his video message from Monteblanco, Lassi Halminen also announced a new „Rush Rush Rally Racing for Wii-Ware“ poster which will be gave away for free to every order in the redspotgames online shop ( www.redspotgames.

com/shop) from now on. Besides, the 15-year-old was also very happy to present his first merchandise article with the official „Rush Rush Rally Racing“ cap he is wearing at each event. The quality cap by Flexfit is availbale at the redspotgames

online shop for 50,00 EUR (US$ 72.00 / GBP 44,00). „To be honest it looks much better than the common caps around, since it‘s more stylish and uses a modern design with flexible spandex. It‘s very fashionable and I also wear in my spare time“ he comments. By the way: Every 25th order at the redspotgames online shop will even get it for free!

About redspotgames

redspotgames is an independent publisher and distributor of interactive entertainment software. Established in 2005, the publisher and distributor is a breath of fresh air among its competitors. The company‘s portfolio began with the international publishing, distribution and promotion of three of the most high-class titles within the Dreamcast™ Indie Games library: Last Hope, Wind and Water: Puzzle Battles and Rush Rush Rally Racing. redspotgames gained international publicity by continuing to support the SEGA® Dreamcast™ videogame console at the end of it‘s lifecycle. Meanwhile, redspotgames expanded its scope by publishing

new challenging interactive entertainment software on the leading hardware platforms - Nintendo WiiWare™, Xbox® LIVE Indie Games and PlayStation®

Network. redspotgames is headquartered in Munich, Germany, and has worked with development studios from around the world, from the Netherlands to Costa

Rica.

The next station of the Formula BMW Talent Cup will be a training from 19th to 21st August 2011 in prestigious Silverstone, England. Here the participants will drive in a racing simulator (it can‘t get any harder than „Rush Rush Rally Racing“,

can it?), guided by former WTCC and future DTM driver Andy Priaulx.

Furthermore, the race events in Portimão, Portugal (26th to 28th August) and the grand finale in Oschersleben, Germany (15th to 18th August) in the supporting program of the DTM („Deutsche Tourenwagen Masters“) will be the next steps.

Portfolio redspotgames:

l Last Hope (Shoot ‘em Up / Sega Dreamcast / 2007)

l Wind and Water: Puzzle Battles (Puzzle Adventure / Sega Dreamcast / 2008)

l Rush Rush Rally Racing (2D Racing / Sega Dreamcast / 2009)

l Solar Struggle (Arcade Action Shooter / Xbox LIVE® Indie Games / 2010)

l Solar Struggle Survival (Arcade Action Shooter / Xbox LIVE® Indie Games / January 2011)

l Rush Rush Rally Racing (2D Racing / Nintendo WiiWare / 3Q 2011)

l Sturmwind (Shoot ‘em Up / Sega Dreamcast / 4Q 2011)

Further information about Rush Rush Rally Racing can be found at www.rushrushrallyracing.com

About redspotgames

redspotgames is an independent publisher and distributor of interactive entertainment software. Established in 2005, the publisher and distributor is a breath of fresh air among its competitors. The company‘s portfolio began with the international publishing, distribution and promotion of three of the most high-class titles within the Dreamcast™ Indie Games library: Last Hope, Wind and Water: Puzzle Battles and Rush Rush Rally Racing. redspotgames gained international publicity by continuing to support the SEGA® Dreamcast™ videogame console at the end of it‘s lifecycle. Meanwhile, redspotgames expanded its scope by publishing

new challenging interactive entertainment software on the leading hardware platforms - Nintendo WiiWare™, Xbox® LIVE Indie Games and PlayStation®

Network. redspotgames is headquartered in Munich, Germany, and has worked with development studios from around the world, from the Netherlands to Costa

Rica.


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