Round 8 of the Houston Area RC Series was held at the Gulf Coast Raceway in Porter, Texas this past weekend, attracting nearly 70 entries. In Open Nitro Buggy it was Dillon Caldwell with the TQ and also the overall win in the 20-minute A-main event. Mike Garrett came in 2nd overall, already some three laps back as Tim Bort came in 3rd overall, some 5.5 seconds behind Mike.
In 1/8th E-Buggy it was Brandon Rose with the overall TQ and win as Jake Dellinger and Brian Henn came in 2nd and 3rd overall after the double A-mains. Over in the combined Electric and Nitro Truggy class Brian Henn made a clean sweep of TQ and double wins in the A-mains, leaving behind Karl Bratcher Sr in 2nd and David Crabtree in 3rd.