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The sun rose to a beautiful day for racing and did we ever race.

Off Road 1/5 Scale Baja Buggys and Trucks on the recently improved big, bad , fast track.

The racing was close, exciting, with a great crowd of spectators due to two Motocross races going on.

Action on the track had the usual crashes, flips and wheel to wheel battles.

In only his fourth Baja race John Quintero from Long Beach was the man to beat in the 5B class. His wife and kids were there to cheer him to his first victory.

Another strong finisher was Dale Frischknecht with his first podium finish and Tom Strong only 2.3 seconds behind Dale in third.

In the 5T class it was John Rijos, hometown Riverside racer got out front on the second lap and never looked back. Gordon Phillips in his first race of Baja competition finished second and Reggie Thompson also in his first Baja race finished third.

After the Off Road portion of this Super Series race day was finished we moved over to the awesome Dirt Oval. The track crew, Nick, Aaron and Jeff worked all day and the track was perfect. As the sun set and the moisture came up for an old dirt track racer it doesn’t get any better than this. Yes, we did have lights utilizing two 4000 watt light towers.

Apparently the Baja guys felt the same way as the competition was fierce with cars flying. Great racing and a great show for the spectators.

The benchmark has been set for lap times. In competition Nick Rangel, yes our own Nick who works his butt off at the track, turned a 9.448. This was in spite of hitting every other car and anything else that got in his way and getting his car run over by a few competitors as well. John Quintero ran 9.541 and yours truly did 9.590.

We ran three 35 lap segments and the overall winner was John Quintero. Who is this John Quintero? Won one of the Off Road qualifiers, Off Road 5B Main and now the Dirt oval Main?

Can you say look out Tony and Chris.

A tremendous thanks to the following sponsors for making the first of our three race Super Series a success and we are looking forward to their support for the up coming nationals on December 12th and 13th.

TGN, HPI, Gearbox Hobbies, Large Scale RC, O’Neill Brothers, Dark Soul, Fast Eddy, Craftworks, CC Racing Engines, RC Car Driver, Baja Addicts, Bartolone Racing, GBE, Killer RC, Proline, Quarterscale Motorsports.
 
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