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January 29, 2008

Puerto Rico National Championship Rd1

Puerto Rico National Championship Rd1

The first round of the Puerto Rico Championships was held last weekend in Barceloneta, with the event open to 1/8th scale and 1/10th 200mm. In the 1/8 scale class it was Mugen team driver Andy Báez that took the TQ spot and in the 30 minute final the IDM powered racer took the win by 1 lap in front of Juan C. Rodríguez in 2nd and Fernando Méndez in 3rd. In the Sedan class it was again Andy Báez that took the TQ with his Mugen but in the final finished 2nd after a long battle with Kyosho driver Geovanni Gónzalez. In the end of the 45 minute final the gap between to first and 2nd placed racers was 3 laps with 3rd placed Jesús M. Rivera a further 2 laps back.

Click more to see the final results…

1/8th results
1. Andy Báez – 63 Laps in 30:15:50 (Mugen)
2. Juan C. Rodriguez – 62 Laps in 30:50:16
3. Fernando Mendez – 61 Laps in 30:13:37 (Serpent)
4. Carlos Fuentes – 54 Laps in 30:21:23 (Power Racing)
5. Manolin Competition – 37 Laps in 30:03:56 (Kyosho)
6. Emilio Garcia – 35 Laps in 30:25:70 (Serpent)
7. Angel Santiago – 17 Laps in 30:50:44 (Serpent)
8. Norberto Rodríguez – 0 Laps
9. Sigfredo Torres – 0 Laps
10. Edgar Tirado – 0 Laps

Puerto Rico National Championship Rd1

1/10th 200mm results
1. Geovanni González – 132 Laps in 45:19:37 (Kyosho)
2. Andy Báez – 129 Laps in 45:09:55 (Mugen)
3. Jesús M. Rivera – 127 Laps in 45:06:05 (Kyosho)
4. José Cruz – 125 Laps in 45:08:35 (Kyosho)
5. Juan “My Bad” Rodriguez – 115 Laps in 45:15:61 (Mugen)
6. Alfred Aeschliman – 109 Laps in 45:09:30 (Serpent)
7. Brian Ramos – 88 Laps in 33:54:86 (Serpent)
8. Angel Santiago – 83 Laps in 35:04:51 (Kyosho)
9. Ito Nieves – 33 Laps in 13:08:06 (Kyosho)
10. Guillermo Camacho – 13 Laps in 4:24:52 (Serpent)

Thanks to Zobeida Ocasio for the report



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