Press Launch From Sean South (No Prep Redemption 1.0):
“Wow! What a historic weekend. I need to first say Thank You to all of the racers, sponsors, spectators and haters that made this occasion profitable.
The occasion began Thursday evening with the arrange. I need to thank Billy Shaw, Luke Claxton, Jesse Hernandez, Mychal Douglas, Robert Douglas and the entire Crew Divas for serving to out organising. I then picked up Art Sanfratello from the airport simply after midnight. In the event you don’t know Artwork it’s essential get to know him and his firm RC Speed Secrets. Among the finest within the passion and by far has the perfect merchandise and customer support.
Friday morning got here option to fast. We had a full day of follow. Then got here the FIVE STAR Hobbies Quick 16 qualifying. This occasion was epic and the primary of its form. We noticed vehicles full ship with hero passes and vehicles launching 20 ft within the air to attempt to obtain the highest spot. Brian Manske acquired the number one spot with a time of 1.84. Cody Offenbacker confirmed which you can have a slower automobile and win the occasion. He certified within the quantity 9 spot and took out the number one and quantity 2 qualifiers. Congratulations Cody for the epic win.
Queen Of The Streets was the final occasion of the evening! There have been some very shut races and within the semi finals we had a race margin of .001. Shelby Tabios took the win within the finals. Congratulations Shelby for the very First all feminine RC drag race win! Jazmine Hernandez did a fantastic job placing it on the First ever Queen of the Streets.
Saturday began out by remembering 9/11. There was 193 complete entries and 30 states represented on the occasion. We had some ups and downs all through the day. There have been some nice races and one which stands out was when James Dibble misplaced Regardless that he posted the quickest time of the day. He posted a 1.81 and misplaced to a 1.83 I imagine. As we acquired all the way down to the highest 8, we had 5 left in bracket A and three left in bracket B. We had a drivers assembly and voted to mix the brackets at the moment to have a prime 8 shootout with no bye’s into the finals. Dibs was lethal and quick and took residence the win on the finish. Congratulations to Dibbs for successful the very best paying RC occasion in RC historical past!
It was nice catching up with previous associates and making new associates. I need to Thank the 913-RC Drag Racing group for all the assistance and working the timing methods.
One final Big Thank You, my spouse Rachael South and my Daughter Sydney Jo Young. Thanks a lot for all of the behind the scenes stuff you guys did. If it wasn’t for you two this occasion wouldn’t have occurred.
We discovered loads from this occasion and can put all we discovered into planning for subsequent 12 months to make it a greater occasion subsequent 12 months.
Now off to start out planning for Redemption 2.0. See everybody subsequent 12 months for one more nice occasion