MARRS11 @ Summit Point – October 9-10th, 2010

October 15th, 2010
6:05 pm

At the last race of the year there were still many undecided championship battles in the WDCR MARRS 2010 season. After a long weekend of great weather, RP finished the season strong with # wins.

In SM, Ken Zalner pulled off a 1st place finish for the year, you can read the whole story here.

In SSM, Scott Brunk finished 1st in the championship race.

Dave Ade was crowned champion of SRX7 for a second year in a row.

Brian Price finished an impressive season with yet another ITA championship.

Also in ITA, Greg Gale pulled off a 3rd place season finish which was decided in the last race.

In his first year in ITS, Al Gervais captured the championship and had a total of 6 wins throughout the year.

All in all, it was another strong year for the RP team with 5 more championships across 5 classes. Special thanks to Bret and TJ for all of their help each weekend keeping the cars running strong! See you all next year…

MARRS8 @ NJMP Thunderbolt “Summer Thunder” August 21-22, 2010

August 22nd, 2010
6:26 pm

MARRS 8 brings us back to NJMP for the Summer Thunder event on the Thunderbolt track.

The SM battle put Ken and Scott in the number 2 and 3 qualifying positions for Saturday’s race which resulted in a 2nd and 4th place finish on Saturday which put them in position to get a 1st and 4th on Sunday, respectively.

Brian Price continues his domination in the ITA class with two 1st place finishes for the weekend and a new track record of 1:34.443 as a reward for his effort on Saturday.

In ITS, Al Gervais qualified 3rd, finished 2nd on Saturday’s race and even managed another 2nd place finish despite dropping 3rd gear in his transmission towards the end of the race on Sunday.

Kevin Hutchens managed a 2nd place finish in SRX7 on Sunday ahead of Dave Ade with tire choice making a big difference for the half wet/half dry session.

Dave Wible qualified 2nd and finished 3rd in the SSM race on Saturday while Scott Brunk continues to take a break from the class, because of his points lead, to concentrate on SM.

You can view the results at here.

MARRS7 @ Summit Point – August 8-9, 2010

August 10th, 2010
10:22 am

What a great weekend at the track. RP customers won in 5 classes and set 2 new track records in ITA and SSM. Ken Zalner and Scott Brunk won their respective classes of SM and SSM with Scott setting a new track record of 1:28.005 in his class.

Brian Price laid down a 1:25.073 hot lap while winning in ITA. In the same race group, Dave Ade continues to dominate the season in his SRX7. Al Gervais earned the 5th win for RP in his ITS 2nd gen RX7.

Other notable finishes include a 4th place finish for Kevin Hutchens in SRX and a 5th for Greg Gale in his ITA Miata.

Team RP now leads the points in all of the classes it races. Click here for a full summary of the points up to this race in the season. My Laps results can be viewed here and (provisional) SCCA results are here.

Even Bret had the chance to get out race this weekend in the SM class and there was some excitement at turn 10 during the race which almost took both him and Scott out of the action…

Finally, there was a sad goodbye to an SRX7 driver who passed away recently. The Group 5 race held a missing man honor lap for John Bittorf. A video showing the gauntlet of honor at pit-out is available here.

MARRS 2010 Mid-Season Points Summary

August 10th, 2010
9:00 am

The points standings as of MARRS 6 shows RP Performances domination of 5 classes at this point in the season.

In the SM race Scott Brunk has 1,690 and Ken Zalner has 1,330 points, only Kevin Kopp is in striking distance with 1,455. In SSM, Scott Brunk has 1,700 points and a 450 point gap on 2nd place. Brian Price holds a 430 advantage in ITA with 1,900 total points for the season. Dave Ade has a similar 470 point lead with a total of 1,780 points in SRX7. Al Gervais in ITS has the largest gap on his competition with a 615 point spread at a 1,750 total points for the year.

You can always view the latest points results at the WDCR SCCA website here.

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