10 JBRL Championship Wins for Team AssociatedNovember 9, 2017
Event Name: 2017 JBRL Off-Road Series
Event Location: Hot Rod Hobbies in Saugus, California
Event Date(s): October 21, 2017 to October 21, 2017
The final round of the 2017 JBRL Off-Road Series was held on Saturday October 21. Sponsored by Team Associated at Hot Rod Hobbies in Saugus, California, the series consists of eight rounds at eight different tracks throughout Southern California. For the 2017 season, Team Associated drivers Jake Mayo and Nick Miller battled throughout the series in both 2WD Open Buggy and 4WD Open Buggy Classes.
After round 7, Jake Mayo and Nick Miller had secured the first and second places in the championship for the 2WD Open Buggy class. Going into round 8, it would be a battle for third place, with the points for the series being close between Team Associated driver Johnathan Schultz, Carlos Arredondo, Shawn Blackwell Sr., and Tyler Fenster. The main proved it would be Tyler Fenster to finish third on the podium.
In the 4WD Open Buggy class, with the first place championship secured by Jake Mayo, Nick Miller and Tyler Fenster would be in the points battle for second place overall in round 8. When Fenster had a racing incident with another driver, Miller took the opening he needed to pass and took second place overall.
Nick Miller wrapped up the championship in 2WD Open Short Course after round 7, with four wins in the series gaining him podiums in three classes. Davey Batta proved to quite impressive, taking the championship titles in 2WD 17.5 Buggy, 2WD 17.5 Stadium Truck and 2WD 17.5 Short Course with his Team Associated vehicles. Also taking wins with Team Associated vehicles were Tyler Fenster in Modified Truck, Andrew Smolnik in 2WD 13.5 Short Course and 4WD 13.5 Buggy, Shavel Scales in 2WD Rookie. At the end of the 2017 JBRL Championships, Team Associated took ten class championships!
Team Associated would like to thank Jimmy Babcock and his entire JBRL Crew for all their hard work in making this a great racing series. See you all again for the 2018 season!
Reedy Power Products used
#263 Reedy Sonic 540-M3 Motor 6.0 Modified
#260 Reedy Sonic 540-M3 Motor 7.5 Modified
#262 Reedy Sonic 540-M3 Motor 6.5 Modified
#27004 Blackbox 510R Competition ESC
#27307 Reedy Zappers LiPo 5800mAh 70C 7.6V Shorty
#27101 RT1508 Digital HV Hi-Torque Competition Servo
#27200 Reedy 1216-C2 Dual AC/DC Competition Balance Charger
Photos courtesy of Nick Mayo. Thanks to Nick Mayo for this report.
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