belt winners

This past weekend Nor-Cal Hobbies was over run with contestants coming from all across California battling for a chance to win a coveted boxing belt at the 8th running of the Northern California Off-Road Championships – The Nor-Cal Champs.

After 2 days of qualifying and a fierce triple A main format, Mason Eppley from Tekno set the track record of 13.9. Derek Stepanson from TLR won 2wd Modified and 2wd Short Course. Matt Olson of MIP also took home 2 belts from the 4×4 Short Course Classes and 1/8 eBuggy. Rudy Rico from Team Associated took 2wd 17.5 Expert Buggy. Rob Russel from Team Powers took a belt in 40+ 17.5 Buggy and got a 2nd in Expert. Newcomer Julian Jimenez too the 13.5 Stadium Truck Belt.

4×4 Short Course

  1. Olson, Matt
  2. Kuikahi, Kealoha
  3. Aaroe, Anton

2016 ncc 2wd short course truck

2wd Short Course Truck Modified

  1. Stephansen, Derek
  2. Tiu, Francis
  3. Lumanlan, Dale

2016 ncc 135 stadium truck

13.5 Stadium Truck

  1. Jimenez, Julian
  2. Pang, Keoni
  3. Woolley, Brad

17.5 2wd Sportsman Buggy

  1. Elorreaga, Logan
  2. Miyazaki, Eiji
  3. Cockrell, Daniel

2016 ncc 175 intermediate buggy

17.5 2wd Intermediate Buggy

  1. Brignani, Ryan
  2. Jimenez, Julian
  3. Brignani, Anthony

2016 ncc 2wd expert buggy

17.5 2wd Expert Buggy

  1. Rico, Rudy
  2. Russell, Rob
  3. SanFratello, Art

2016 ncc 40+ 2wd 175 buggy

17.5 2wd 40+ Buggy

  1. Russell, Rob
  2. Bush, Chris
  3. Favorito, Dominic

4wd Buggy Modified

  1. Eppley, Mason
  2. Turner, Kyle
  3. Stephansen, Derek

2016 ncc 2wd mod

2wd Buggy Modified

  1. Stephansen, Derek
  2. Turner, Kyle
  3. Rico, Rudy

2016 ncc 18 ebuggy

1/8 E-Buggy

  1. Olson, Matt
  2. Kuikahi, Kealoha
  3. SanFratello, Art

Rookie

  1. Tiu, Jaden
  2. Kunsman, Harry
  3. Kirk, Dean

Thanks to Eric Vasutin for the report.