R/C Pro National Rd #11– Amarillo
Team VP/PowerMaster drivers, Mike Battaile and Kyle Skidmore, laid it down in Amarillo last weekend by dominating the Pro buggy and truck classes. The start of the Pro Truck main was tight.
Champion VP/PowerMaster pilot, Jason Danhakl, was THE force to be reckoned with at this year’s prestigious XFC Air Race World-level event. Fueled with VP/SEF 50:1 premix race gas, Jason’s machines performed flawlessly giving him the power, performance and edge he needed to win the 50cc class.
St. Louis Dirt Burners – St. Louis, MO – The heat was intense and the competition was fierce at this year’s Futaba Off-Road nitro Challenge. The Futaba Challenge is known as one of the season’s most prestigious events pulling some of the country’s best talent.
Air Age hosts the RCX Expo show in Pomona, CA every year, which draws tons of manufacturers and tens of thousands of hobbyists, racers and RC enthusiasts from all disciplines. The Greater LA R/C Racing Club hosted the 4th annual RCX Challenge nitro on-road race right outside in the parking lot of the convention center.
2011 R/C Pro Texas State Series RD #2
Kurt Kellum has been on fire lately. Kurt put his XRay 808 2011-spec buggy 4th on the grid for the start of the A-Main after some troubles in qualifying. However, the A-Main would be a different story. Kurt made his way to the front of the field at about
March 10 – 13 Unadilla, GA
PowerMaster fuel was in full effect at this year’s Psycho Nitro Blast. With nearly 500 total entries, the PNB produces one of the biggest sportsman fields of the year. For non-sponsored racers that pay for their equipment, it’s important to spend that money wisely. Stuart Shaw and Michael Martin chose PowerMaster 30% car blend and it paid off. Stuart took command of the Sportsman truck A-Main and locked in the win with Michael sealing up the second spot.
The 2011 R/C Pro Texas state series kicked off in Houston with over 200 entries and some intense competition in the Pro Division. Team PowerMaster drivers, Mike Battaile, Jason Branham and David Joor were on a mission this weekend putting their PowerMaster-fueled machines at the top of the field in their respective classes. Jason was on fire TQ’ing both classes and appeared to have each main in the bag, only to find bad luck to strike, but held onto a solid second-place finish in Pro Truck behind Mike Battaile.
VP Racing Fuels/ PowerMaster wins!!!
PowerMaster driver, David Green, did the unthinkable at this year’s Nitro Challenge. After several troubled rounds of qualifying, David found himself in the Expert 1/8 Buggy E-Main with his work cutout for him. With solid focus and unrivaled determination, David worked his way through the lower mains all the way up the A-Main final! So many things can go wrong during any race, not to mention “FIVE” of them – especially starting from the back of each one. David showed he wasn’t to be denied with his PowerMaster-fueled 1/8 Truck. David charged hard all the way to the front of the A-Main field taking the win. David used PowerMaster 30% Car blend throughout the event proving that PowerMaster shines through when the odds are stacked against you.
VP Racing Fuels/PowerMaster places three in the A-Main at what was the biggest Motorama to date. Nearly 500 nitro entries gathered at the Farm Show Complex in Harrisburg, PA to do battle in the arena. In a field of over 100 Pro 1/8 Buggy entries and just under 100 Pro Truck entries, PowerMaster Factory Team driver, Mike Battaile, and PowerMaster driver, Tim Smith, broke into the Pro 1/8 Truck A-Main in the stacked field of the fastest drivers in the country.
VP Racing Fuels/ PowerMaster dominate 1/10 Sedan and fueled over half of the entire A-Main field, including the 1/8 Open class. PowerMaster swept all podium positions in Touring Car by taking the top four positions. PowerMaster Factory Team drivers, Ralph Burch and Paul Lemieux, shot off to an early lead swapping position with Ralph taking the win at the end of the 45-minute final. PowerMaster driver, Scotty Gray, nailed down the final podium position locking in the third spot. PowerMaster powered six out of the top ten positions using our 16% Touring Car blend.
PowerMaster finds the podium twice at Round 1 of the Georgia State Series held at “The Wasteland” track, just outside of Atlanta, GA. Factory Team PowerMaster driver, Mike Battaile, wheeled his Mugen 1/8-scale buggy and truggy to two strong podium finishes respectively at the first GA state race of the year.
VP® Racing Fuels/PowerMaster® are proud to be a Platinum sponsor of the RC Pro Series for the 2011 season! Check out the racing schedule below for a race near you, and then join us at the Finals in Houston, TX this fall. For more information, check out www.rcproseries.com