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Bumps and Jumps Rc in Etters, Pa was host to the 22nd annual U.S. Open Wheel Dirt Oval Championship. held Dec 14th-16th. Tekin team driver Eric Salvas had a great weekend!
A point system qualifier was used for setting the main (tq for each round gave 1 pt...2nd 2 pts...) single best round used to set main...DASH set the starting positions (top 6 draw and race for 2 minutes Dash...100$ to win and start first in Amain!
Eric qualified 2nd in 13.5 the EDM class. Drawing 3rd in the DASH taking the win and a cool $100. Eric wouldn't stop there, cruising to victory over 41 other racers in the Amain taking home $200.
In 13.5 LM Eric would take overall Tq honors. Eric drew 5th in the DASH taking 4th not giving him the best starting position for the main. Eric had a great car but would settle for 3rd overall.
In Mod Spring Eric would draw 3rd in the DASH and take a 2nd giving him a good starting position for the A. While fighting for the lead Eric would crash and have to come back hard to finish 3rd overall.
Eric used the following Tekin Products:
- Tekin RS Pro
- Tekin Hotwire
- Tekin Gen2
In Open Comp where the only rule is the car must fit in the tech box Eric and brother Steve chose a Tekin Rx8 and Gen 2 3.5 powred 4wd CustomWorks Dominator. With $300 for grabs competition was fierce. The two would keep their cool and with a bit of luck after some hard crashing in the field the two would take the overall win and $300 cash!
"We chose a STRONG 3.5 GEN2 motors AND indestructible RX8!!!" Eric Salvas.
Video of the event: http://www.youtube.com/user/chrismck69?feature=mhee