2015 BGRC Summer Smackdown

Event Information
Brought to you by Bluegroove Hobbies & Raceway & JConcepts!

  • JConcepts is the Platinum sponsor for this inaugural race. They will be flying in Dave Duncan from Florida to provide product support during this event, plus they are donating door prizes, & providing each racer with a FREE JConcepts event t-shirt (while supplies last).

  • MB2 Raceway Iowa is the Gold sponsor of this year's race. The 2nd place finisher in all the A Mains will win 2 FREE race passes. During all 4 rounds of qualifying, the 2nd place overall qualifier in each class will also receive 1 FREE race pass. Along with that, the first 50 paid entries will receive a Buy One Get One race voucher, plus ALL paid racers for this event will receive a $5 off race coupon.

  • X Factory is the official sponsor of the Stock 2WD Buggy & Stadium Truck classes. The highest finishing unsponsored drivers in both classes will receive a FREE Infinity carbon fiber chassis for the Team Associated B5M or T5M, which is a $99 value each.

  • Just A Print Promotions is the official sponsor of the Mod 2WD Buggy class. They will award 1st place with $50, 2nd place $30, & 3rd place will take home $20 in cash. You can reach them at (712)592-1519 or JustAPrintPromo@loganet.net to find out the great print services they offer.

  • R17 Racing is the official sponsor of the Mod 4WD Buggy class. They will be donating some great door prizes, plus if the winner of the Mod 4WD Buggy class is using one of their popular chassis protectors then that driver will take home $50 cash.

  • CowRC is giving away a special Sportsmanship award for this race, plus some great door prizes. The award is a custom Cow RC jumbo (24" x 30") magnetic pit with matching vinyl valued at approximately $125. To earn this award a racer must go above & beyond at this year's Summer Smackdown, & the winner will be determined by the BGRC crew that weekend.

  • All stock entries must use an ESC in blinky mode. The Trinity D3.5 17.5 & 13.5 is not allowed.

  • Official host hotel: Best Western Plus Des Moines West Inn & Suites | Phone: (515)221-2345 | Mention Bluegroove Hobbies to book a room with 1 king size bed or 2 queen beds for only $82 /night + taxes.

  • Friday is controlled practice, Saturday is 3 rounds of IFMAR qualifying, Sunday is a last chance qualifier, door prizes, then all of the mains.

  • The A Mains will consist of 8 cars + 2 bumps from lower mains. Each A main is 8 minutes & all lower mains are 5 minutes.

  • All classes will receive awards for TQ & the top 10 in the A Mains.

  • On Sunday we will hold a huge raffle for a ton of giveaways thanks to all of our generous sponsors listed below!!!

  • Platinum Sponsor:

    JConcepts

    Gold Sponsor:

    MB2 Raceway Iowa

    Class Sponsors:

    X Factory - Stock 2WD Buggy & Stock Stadium Truck

    Just A Print Promotions - Mod 2WD Buggy

    R17 Racing - Mod 4WD Buggy

    Sportsmanship Award:

    CowRC

    Official Media Sponsor:

    Radio Control Car Action

    Other Great Sponsors:

    AKA
    ARRMA
    B-Fast
    DE Racing
    Dirt Racing Products
    Duratrax
    JamAir Paint
    Legit Lidz
    Maxima Racing Oils
    Pledge
    Racers Edge
    Savox
    Schelle Racing Innovations
    Spaz Stix
    Sticky Situation
    Tatic
    Tekin
    TrakPower
    Venom
Track Details
Track Name Bluegroove Hobbies & Raceway
Address
2700 University Avenue
Suite 100
West Des Moines, IA, US 50266
Map
Contact Phil Hargis
Phone (515) 287-9091
Website - No https://www.facebook.com/bluegroovehobbies
Hobby Shop No
Event Flyer Click Here
Dates & Times
Start End
Open Practice 09/04/15 11:00 AM 09/04/15 9:00 PM
Controlled Practice N/A N/A
Qualifiers 09/05/15 9:00 AM Depends on entries
Mains 09/06/15 9:00 AM Depends on entries
Track Amenities
* Bathrooms * Electricity
* Hobby Shop * Indoor Offroad
* Lap Counting System * Lighted Track
* Pit Tables * Televisions
* Transponders Available * Vending Machines
Event Cost
1st Class $30.00 USD
2nd Class $20.00 USD
3rd Class $20.00 USD
Qual Type Qual Points
Entry Details
Deadline 09/03/15 9:00 PM EST
Limit 215
Remaining FILLING FAST!
Classes - Electric Offroad
Name Qualifiers A Main B Main C Main D Main Lower
Novice 5 min 6 min 6 min 6 min 6 min 6 min
4 qualifiers - 5 minutes each. 8 car mains + 2 Bumps.
2wd Stock Buggy 5 min 8 min 6 min 6 min 6 min 6 min
4 qualifiers - 5 minutes each. 8 car mains + 2 Bumps.
Stock Truck 5 min 8 min 6 min 6 min 6 min 6 min
4 qualifiers - 5 minutes each. 8 car mains + 2 Bumps.
2wd Stock SCT 5 min 8 min 6 min 6 min 6 min 6 min
4 qualifiers - 5 minutes each. 8 car mains + 2 Bumps.
13.5 4wd Buggy 5 min 8 min 6 min 6 min 6 min 6 min
4 qualifiers - 5 minutes each. 8 car mains + 2 Bumps.
2wd Modified Buggy 5 min 8 min 6 min 6 min 6 min 6 min
4 qualifiers - 5 minutes each. 8 car mains + 2 Bumps.
Modified Truck 5 min 8 min 6 min 6 min 6 min 6 min
4 qualifiers - 5 minutes each. 8 car mains + 2 Bumps.
2wd Modified SCT 5 min 8 min 6 min 6 min 6 min 6 min
4 qualifiers - 5 minutes each. 8 car mains + 2 Bumps.
4wd Modified Buggy 5 min 8 min 6 min 6 min 6 min 6 min
4 qualifiers - 5 minutes each. 8 car mains + 2 Bumps.
1/8 Ebuggy 5 min 10 min 6 min 6 min 6 min 6 min
4 qualifiers - 5 minutes each. 8 car mains + 10 Bumps.
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