This past weekend CVRC hosted the Sidewinder Nitro Explosion in Chula Vista, California. This 2 day event brought in SoCalís best 1/8 Electric and Nitro drivers that reached an impressive 170 entries!
Friday, August 30th: Open Practice
Saturday, August 31st: 3 Rounds of Qualifying
Sunday, September 1st: Lower Main Bump-Ups Followed by Double 1/8 E Buggy A-Mains & 45-Minute Nitro A-Mains
In 1/8 E Buggy, Kyosho/Team Orion's Drew Moller went onto TQ rounds 1 & 3 to wrap up the overall TQ with his MP9e TKI!
In A-Main #1, Drew got off to a great start and would control the pace early. Drew put in a perfect 10-Minutes to take the Win ahead of TLR's Adam Drake.
In A-Main #2, Drew once again took advantage of his TQ position and led the field around for the first couple of minutes. Drake would apply the pressure on Moller but Drew would not be phased. Drew was able to pull away towards the end of the race to take the Win and the overall 1/8 E Buggy Title!
1/8 E Buggy Top 3 Overall Finishing Order: Driver Manufacturer1. Drew Moller (TQ) Kyosho MP9E TKI
2. Adam Drake TLR
Drew also TQíed and went on to finish 2nd overall with his ST-RR Evo in Pro Truggy to cap off a great weekend!
Kyosho's Sean Gaffney put in his best Pro performance to date! Sean went on to finish 3rd overall in both Pro Buggy and Pro Truggy!
Congrats also goes out to Kyosho's Cody Smith who finished top 5 in the 45-Minute Pro Buggy A-Main Event!