South Florida Winter Series – Round 2 (Updated)
Event: South Florida Winter Series
Date: March 11, 2012
Track: Bashers RC Raceway
The second round of the South Florida Winter Series was held at Bashers RC Raceway last weekend with 157 entries on a brand new layout. JConcepts Team Drivers Daimon Borkowicz and Felix Law had another great day of racing.
In 2wd Mod Buggy, Felix Law set the early TQ in the 1st round with a 23/5:00. In round 2, Daimon Borkowicz was able to take the TQ with a 24/5:11 which was the only 24 lapper ran by a 2wd buggy. In the main it was Felix Law finishing first followed by Daimon Borkowicz and in 3rd, Aaron Niznik. Daimon was running the 6.5″ high clearance wing with the Finnisher body, JConcepts Mono 12mm Hex Wheels with V1 Bar Codes in Green Compound in the rear and Bar Codes in Green up front with JConcepts Locking Wheel Nuts and Silent Speed Spur Gears.
Next up was 2wd Mod Short Course, Daimon Borkowicz took the early TQ with a 23/5:07. In the Main it was a close race until the end with Chris Meloche but Daimon was able to pull the off the win, with Chris in 2nd and Cory Schoppmeyer in 3rd. Daimon ran the JConcepts Hi-Flow body, Hazard hex wheels wrapped in Green Pressure Points in the rear and Blue Pressure Points in the front with the JConcepts Locking Wheel Nuts and Silent Speed Spur Gears.
In Mod Truck, Felix Law & Mike Applegate had the battle for TQ. With the intense 2nd qualifier, Felix Law was able to come out on top once again with the Traxxas Rustler. In the A main, Felix Law took advantage of the lead & never looked back. With his “ANZA modified Rustler” he was able to have a fast & consistent pace to keep ahead of the field. Felix was able to take the win, Mike Applegate finished 2nd & Jader Lopez finished 3rd.
Mod 4wd buggy had Mike belotti taking the TQ with Daimon in 2nd. In the main, Daimon was able to get through traffic cleanly while the others weren’t so lucky and at the line it was Daimon with the win, Bart Collins in 2nd and Chris Intravia in 3rd. Daimon had the 6.5 high clearance wing with the Finnisher body, JConcepts Mono 12mm Hex Wheels with Blue V2 Bar Codes in the rear and Blue Bar Codes up front with the JConcepts Locking Wheel Nuts and Silent Speed Spur Gears.
In Mod 4×4 SC, Felix Law was able to take the TQ with the only 25 laps run of the day. In the A main, Felix Law had a comfortable lead. In the 2 minute mark, Felix made a mistake missing a corner & possibly lost a screw from his front suspension arm. Cory Schoppmeyer took the advantage & took over the lead. Felix continued to race, his lap times are slower, but still consistent. Cory made a mistake & allowed Felix to take over the lead again. In the end, Felix held on the lead & won the race, Christopher Viesins took 2nd on the last lap & Cory Schoppmeyer finished 3rd.
Thanks to Mike Applegate for putting on a great series and to Brian Buckley with Bashers RC Raceway for a great track. Round 3 of the series finishes up at Mills Pond RC on April 18th.