This previous weekend the JConcepts Group attended our native Tremendous Cup Championship Sequence! It was the third race of the autumn sequence so we headed over to SS Hobbies & Raceway in Tampa, FL to compete! You’ve seen us at this observe a number of instances this yr between the JConcepts Spring INS race to the ROAR E-Nationals, so you understand how nice this observe is!
The observe was re-surfaced and painted proper earlier than this occasion. One of many signature issues about SS Raceway is the paintings on the entrance straightaway. One thing new to this occasion was portray the in-field the place they selected to go together with Tremendous Cup Inexperienced. The observe is sugared and excessive grip, so full tread Silver Ellipses are usually the go-to recently. Friday, we skilled a torrential downpour and whereas the observe is roofed it nonetheless can affect the observe floor. Fortunately, it was solely observe, and are available Saturday the chilled climate was nonetheless distinguished however the rain had dissipated.
For this occasion, there may be observe all day on Friday and a bit bit extra Saturday morning. On Saturday, there have been 2 rounds of qualifying adopted by single mains!
Qualifying (Finest 1 of two):
13.5 four wheel drive Buggy: Kenny Setser (TQ), Andy H0ltz (3)
13.5 Stadium Truck: Brian Miller (3)
17.5 2wd Buggy: Kenny Setser ( TQ), Nolan Manchester (3)
2wd Modified Buggy: Lee Setser (TQ), Julien Oliveras (2), Paul Wynn (3)
2wd Mod Quick Course: Brian Miller (TQ)
4×4 Stadium Truck: Deric Llano (TQ)
four wheel drive Modified Buggy: Lee Setser (TQ), Julien Oliveras (2)
Novice: Carter Gonzales (TQ)
13.5 four wheel drive Buggy: Kenny Setser (1), Carlos Gonzalez (3)
four wheel drive Modified Buggy: Julien Oliveras (1), Lee Setser (2)
Lee Setser began first on the grid with Julien Oliveras proper behind him in 2nd. These two have been shut to start with and Setser had some quick laps. A mistake on lap 7 brought on Setser to fall again into 2nd and Oliveras took over the lead. Oliveras was in a position to keep constant and quick out in entrance which finally led him to the win! The recent lap of the race was set by Lee Setser with a 16.5 second lap.
2wd Modified SCT: Brian Miller (1)
17.5 2wd Buggy: Kenny Setser (1), Nolan Manchester (2), Carlos Gonzalez (3)
13.5 Stadium Truck: Brian Miller (1)
2wd Modified Buggy: Lee Setser (1), Julien Oliveras (2), Paul Wynn (3)
The 2wd Modified Buggy Class was a simple race out of the gate. Everybody completed proper the place they certified and managed to maintain it constant and fast! That being mentioned, there have been moments the place Setser and Oliveras have been shut collectively battling it out for a bit. Setser was the one driver to complete with a sub-18-second sizzling lap.
4×4 Stadium Truck: Deric Llano (1)
Novice: Carter Gonzales (1)
All of this being mentioned it was an ideal weekend for the JConcepts Group taking 6 wins and 11 podium spots! A particular shoutout to Deric Llano and Carter Gonzales (who’re privateer racers operating JConcepts) on their wins for the weekend! A giant thanks to Dave Duncan and his crew for operating a easy occasion together with SS Hobbies & Raceway for offering an superior observe! We sit up for attending the ultimate race of the autumn sequence which is able to happen at Coral Springs on December 4th!