Neil Cragg Wins Rd1 BRCA 8th Off-Road

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CML reports – “Hooray, the wait is over! The new BRCA 1/8th Off-Road season kicks off again and it’s sure to be hotly contested. As has become the norm in recent years, the Frankley Model Car Club played host to the opening round of the BRCA 1/8th Off-Road series. The main reason for having the astroturf tracks at the beginning of the championship is to guard against inclement weather, however this year the sun was out and it was T-shirt and shorts weather, which is pretty rare in April! Qualifying got underway with last year’s Champion Neil Cragg starting where he left off, by taking the first round win of the new season in convincing style with his Reedy/Byron powered RC8B. The new ST Reedy engine looking particularly strong at this fast track where power is a factor. Team mate Craig Drescher backed Neil up in second with his sister car and with Dave Bailey’s RB powered RC8B in fourth the Associated team were fast out of the blocks.” Read More…