November 30, 2011

JConcepts Super Cup Rd4 report

JConcepts Super Cup Rd4 report

The 4th round of the JConcepts Super Cup 2011 season was host at Daytona, FL during the Thanksgiving weekend. In 2wd Stock buggy, the young Daimon Borkowicz did an amazing 15 laps run in qualifying, one of only 4 people to do a 15 lap run during the entire event, to TQ the stock buggy class. In the main, without any real competition, Daimon was able to pull away & lap the field with Ruffy Rios finishing 2nd & Kory Ferguson finish 3rd.

In 2wd Mod buggy, The JConcepts main man Jason Ruona set the pace in qualifying, there were 2 other drivers that got close to the TQ pace, but the inconsistent track condition caused many to fall off the pace. With the only 15 laps run in Mod Buggy, Jason Ruona claimed the TQ spot, with Paul Wynn in 2nd & Dave Duncan in 3rd with his crazy boosted 17.5 motor. In the A main, Jason Ruona tried to check out, but 2nd place Paul Wynn stay close behind. Some turns later, Paul tried to overtake Jason at the table double, but the unsuccessful attempt failed & caused him to fall back. Felix Law took advantage of the mistake passing Paul. About 2 minutes into the race, Jason Ruona was keeping a 2 second distance in front of Felix Law until he made a mistake at the table top. Luckily, he was able to recover from the crash quickly & stay in front. 5 minutes into the race, just when everyone thought Jason could win the race, he made a mistake in the middle section, this time, he wasn’t able to recover as fast and Felix Law took the lead. The battle began here, where Jason start to turn up his pace trying to hunt down Law. He made a inside move after the table double on Felix, but Felix didn’t let this happen and he made the same move on Jason at the following corner. Felix was now leading Jason into the U turn and Jason rouna tried to put an inside pass on Felix, but it failed & got stuck on the pipe.  Twenty seconds to go in the race and Felix only needed to finish without any mistake, while Jason tried to catch up to cross the line before the 6 min finish. In the end, Jason was about 1.24 sec short to follow and Felix Law took home the win, with Jason Rouna in 2nd & Paul Wynn in 3rd.

In 4wd Buggy, the Hobbycrap/ Basher RC Raceway Driver, Felix Law grabbed the TQ without much effort in the first round of qualifying. In the 2nd round Felix was once again on pace to better his 15 laps TQ but a noise from his B44 got louder and his pace start to slow down. With only 20 seconds to go, his B44 was barely moving, but Felix was still able to better his first round’s TQ time. In the main, Team Associated driver Zack Genova having a bad day in qualifying was able to step up his pace passing Felix Law on the second lap and checking out. Meanwhile, the battle was between Felix & Mike Barone for 2nd. Felix was clearly faster than Mike, but his great enemy got him every time, Felix continuing to make the same mistake at the triple, flipping over. Unfortunately Mike Barone made a mistake while battling with Felix, hitting the wall going on to the straight breaking a rear arm & retiring from the race. This let Carl Lebo finish 3rd, Felix Law 2nd & Zack Genova in 1st.

Source: Hobby Crap []


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