Cold Day Hot Racing
The RC Club racing on Sunday, Jan. 27 was outstanding and the competition was hot. There were fun specialty races that made it even more fun for the racers.
In the Stock touring class, there some close finishes. Mathew W. dominated the top spot while Ryan, Mathew T. and Team Hadley competed for the second and third. Team Hadley did well finish third in all three races. Ryan was second in Round 2 and the Main. Mathew T. finished second in Round 2.
In the Traxxas Slash Class there was a lot of aggressive driving and some hard hitting crashes. In Heat 1 Round Mathew White got the win with 19 laps in 5:00.20. Ryan Lee, Mathew T. and Rohail followed him. In Heat 2 of Round 1 Benjamin was the winner with a very good run of 17 laps in 5:04.98. Alex, Eric, Husayn, and Brock followed him. In Heat 1 of Round 2 Mathew W. pulled out his second win with an outstanding drive of 21 laps in 5:02.15. He was followed by Mathew T., Ryan, and Rohail. In Heat 2 of Round 2 Eric and Husayn dueled for the top spot. Eric was first with 19 laps in 5:05.80. Husayn was second with 19 laps in 5:15.85. They were followed by Benjamin, Alex, and Brock. In the Mains the exciting action continued. Alex won a great “B” and bumped into the “A” with 20 laps in 5:10.35. Rohail and Brock followed him. In the “A” Main Mathew W. ran is best race to pick up the win with 23 laps in 5:09.75. Eric was second Husayn was third and was only six one hundredth of a second behind Eric. Mathew T. was fourth, Alex was fifth, and Benjamin was sixth.
In Round 1 the SCT (Short Course Truck) Class Mathew W. continued his dominant driving with a 20-lap 5:14.13 victory. Ryan was second, Mathew T. was third, Benjamin was fourth, Alex was fifth, and Rohail was sixth. In Round 2 with a fun race of following their trucks Ryan was first, Alex was second, Benjamin was third, Husayn was fourth, Rohail was fifth, Mathew T. was sixth, and Matt W. seventh. In the Main Mathew W. and Husayn competed for the top spot. Mathew W. was first with 20 laps in 5:09.11 and Husayn was second with 20 laps in 5:13.17. Ryan edged out Benjamin for third place. Ryan was third with 19 laps in 5:14.20 and Benjamin was fourth with 19 laps in 5:18.38. Mathew T. was sixth, Alex was seventh, and Rohail was eighth.
Thank you to all of our parents who pitched to help. Thanks to our “Pit Crew” volunteers who helped our racers. Thanks to the Hadley custodial staff for having the snow shoveled at the entrances and their usual great work. Thanks to the Hadley office staff for all of their help.
Our next race is Feb. 10!