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Old 03-26-2009, 08:36 AM   #1
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Default 2009 Futaba / O.S. Engine Nitro Challenge

2009 Futaba / O.S. Nitro Challenge

Presented by: Dirt Burners R/C Club
Location: St. Louis, MO
Date: August 14-16

Title sponsor: Futaba and O.S. Engines

Associate sponsors: O’Donnell, Duratrax, Muchmore, Upgrade RC, more to

- Intermediate: 1/8 buggy – 1/8 truggy
- Expert: 1/8 buggy – 1/8 truggy
- Pro: 1/8 buggy – 1/8 truggy
- 1/8 Electric exhibition class
- Classes based on status in the RC Pro Series

Entry Fees: First class $45.00 – second class $30.00
1/8 electric - Free
Enter on line at www.rcsignup.com

Friday – Open practice 8:00am – 9:00pm
Saturday – Late arrival practice 8:00am – 9:00am / Race starts at 9:30am
Sunday – Racing starts at 8:00am

Race times:
- 7 minute qualifiers
- 3 heats (based on qual points)
- Intermediate A main – 20 minutes
- Expert A main – 30 minutes
- Pro A main – two 20 minute mains (overall based on combined scores)

Dash for Cash: Top 6 qualifiers in Pro buggy will run a 7 lap race to
decide starting grid for the first A main. Winner will take 50% of the
cash raised in the raffle.

Awards: Trophies will be given to all A main finishers and the top six
in the B mains. All Top Qualifiers will receive a custom pit mat from
Upgrade RC.

Special Awards:
- Intermediate buggy: 1st Futaba radio / 2nd two Futaba BLS352 /
3rd one Futaba BLS351
- Intermediate truggy: 1st Futaba radio / 2nd two Futaba BLS352 /
3rd one Futaba BLS351

- Expert buggy: 1st O.S. V-Spec / 2nd two Futaba BLS352 /
3rd one Futaba BLS351
- Expert truggy: 1st O.S. XZ .28 / 2nd two Futaba BLS352 / 3rd one
Futaba BLS351

- Pro buggy: Cash payout based on entries and 25% of the cash in the
- Pro truggy: Cash payout based on entries and 25% of the cash in the

Raffle: Event sponsors will be donating prizes for the raffle. 100% of
the money raised in the raffle will be allocated to the Dash for Cash
and the Pro class payout.

Event Shirt: all paid entries will receive a free T-Shirt.

Magazine coverage: Top RC magazine will be covering the event.
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Old 03-26-2009, 08:58 AM   #2
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Thanks for posting. Definitely going to be going to this one.
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