This past weekend was round five of the JBRL Nitro Series at Heritage R/C Park in Chula Vista, CA. The nearly 200 entries made for a long day, but the racing was great with a number of talented driver’s in attendance. The Heritage R/C crew did an amazing job putting in a fresh layout for the event and the track had awesome traction both wet and dry.
Mugen’s Steve Harris was the top qualifier in the expert electric buggy class. Adam Drake was able to take the lead early in the 10 minute final after a few mistakes by Lutz and Harris. Drake controlled the race and took the win by nearly 10 seconds. Ryan Lutz finished second and Steve Harris finished third.
Adam Drake took top qualifying honor’s in the expert nitro buggy by almost 4 seconds. In the final race of the night, Drake again got a good start and controlled the race from start to finish taking the win by a comfortable margin over Kody Numedahl, and Ryan Lutz.
In the 1/8 nitro truck class, Ryan Lutz was the top qualifier. In the final Lutz and Drake had a close battle. In the end Lutz was able to take the win by a few seconds over Drake and Kody Numedahl finished third.