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The umpteenth annual Hobby Haven Shoot-Out was run Labor Day weekend at Hobby Haven in Des Moines, Iowa, and X Factory sponsored the stock buggy class by awarding an X 6 Squared Conversion Kit to the highest finishing stock buggy driver who is not sponsored. X Factory wants to show appreciation to club racers who make our Family strong, and believes sponsoring stock buggy at races all over is one good way to do that.

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The remnants of hurricane Isaac were moving into the central part of the US as practice and Saturday qualifying too. It was cool and cloudy -- definitely felt like rain but the expected showers held off and the sun came out in force Sunday about 10AM.

The mains were held at 90+ with everybody drinking water like crazy. Chazz and Paul Sinclair made the drive from Ohio to represent stock buggy class sponsor X Factory, while event title sponsor J Concepts flew AE team driver Dave Duncan in from their Florida headquarters. Duncan won the first two A mains in stock buggy, so the race was on in A-3 for the big prize.

Justin Dewey was starting second on the grid, so with Double D sitting out A-3 Dewey was on pole, but early trouble moved him back a little in the pack. Dewey ran second for the middle section of the race, then took over the lead with about a minute to go and held it to the end.

After the race Dewey said, I wanted to win the X Factory Kit and worked hard through all the mains to do it. I'm excited to convery my current car over to mid-motor and try out the New Math Thanks to X Factory for supporting the little guys.


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