Event Results

ESAC Jack Stoval IMAC Challenge

ESAC

Saturday, 06/16/2018 - Sunday, 06/17/2018

The weather on the East coast finally cooperated in the southern part of the region, and we had a fantastic Fathers Day weekend at Hurlock, MD.  Saturday started rough, with computer problems plaguing, but with the help of Brad Davy and Durrel Leister, Maria Weaver, score keeper extraordinaire was finally up and running.

Overall, there were 21 pilots flying in the ESAC Jack Stoval IMAC Challenge contest. In no particular order they were: Alexander Popp, Bradley Davy, Durell Leister, Dwight Warfield, Earle Andrews, Jon Magnuson, Joseph Adamo, Joshua McCreary, Kirk Adams, Pete Castine, Philip Leister, Rick Hanson, Ron Grimm, Steve Stanton, Steven Brentson, youtang shen, skip messick, Steve Sides, Thomas Maharis, Ty Lyman and William Wilson. These pilots flew a grand total of 294 judged sequences.

In a sign of the impending apocalypse, Ron Grimm won the Basic class, and still had fun!   There were 3 pilots in Basic. The winning order was: (1) Ron Grimm, (2) Dwight Warfield and (3) Rick Hanson. They flew 6 known sequences (3 rounds) and 1 unknown round. The scores ranged from a low of 4,685.1 to a high of 4,909.3 (a range of 224.2 points).

Steven Brentson won the Sportsman class. There were 3 pilots in Sportsman. The winning order was: (1) Steven Brentson, (2) William Wilson and (3) youtang shen. They flew 6 known sequences (3 rounds) and 1 unknown round. The scores ranged from a low of 4,488.6 to a high of 5,000 (a range of 511.4 points).

Philip Leister won the Intermediate class. There were 8 pilots in Intermediate. The winning order was: (1) Philip Leister, (2) skip messick, (3) Joseph Adamo, (4) Durell Leister, (5) Steve Sides, (6) Alexander Popp, (7) Steve Stanton and (8) Bradley Davy (withdrawn after 1 round). They flew 6 known sequences (3 rounds) and 1 unknown round. The scores ranged from a low of 1,836.2 to a high of 4,887.7 (a range of 3,051.6 points).

Joshua McCreary won the Advanced class. There were 4 pilots in Advanced. The winning order was: (1) Joshua McCreary, (2) Kirk Adams, (3) Jon Magnuson and (4) Earle Andrews. They flew 6 known sequences (3 rounds) and 1 unknown round. The scores ranged from a low of 3,912.3 to a high of 5,000 (a range of 1,087.7 points).

Ty Lyman won the Unlimited class. There were 3 pilots in Unlimited. The winning order was: (1) Ty Lyman, (2) Thomas Maharis and (3) Pete Castine. They flew 6 known sequences (3 rounds) and 1 unknown round. The scores ranged from a low of 3,654.5 to a high of 4,976.6 (a range of 1,322.1 points).

William Wilson won the Seniors class. There were 7 pilots in Seniors. The winning order was: (1) William Wilson, (2) youtang shen, (3) skip messick, (4) Earle Andrews, (5) Steve Sides, (6) Steve Stanton and (7) Bradley Davy. They flew 6 known sequences (3 rounds) and 1 unknown round. The scores ranged from a low of 332.005 to a high of 1,000.000 (a range of 667.995 points).

The tightest competition was for 3rd place in the Intermediate class, with only 25.088 points difference between Joseph Adamo and Durell Leister.