The Final Advanced Auto parts Monster Jam Florida tour stop came to Jacksonville's Municipal Stadium on February 27th 2010. With the weather slated for afternoon rain showers, the biggest Florida show of the year looked like it would be plagued by some liquid Florida Sunshine. During the set up for the pit party it started to rain but it only lasted for about 1 hour and was sunny from the start of the Built Ford Tough Party in the pits on through the duration of the day!!
The No Limit RC of Florida Crew was joined by a 4 of the heavy hitters from the No Limit RC of Virginia gang as Joey Garagro, Tom Hagen, Scott Stone and Jo Jo Gargaro made the trip down from Virginia to make this last Florida show one to remember. With the star studded 16 truck Monster Jam field, No Limit RC had a total of 28 replica rc monster trucks on hand to put on there biggest Monster Jam demo race and freestyle to date. In order to ensure that the fans got to take in all the action they could, qualifying was run before the fans were let into the party in the pits. Number 1 qualifier Bari Musawwir and his HPI Savage X Grave Digger , # 2 Chas Beaman and War Wizard, #3 Justin Heard with his Max D HPI Savage and #4 Zeek Heard with his Built Ford Tough Blue Thunder HPI Savage X were granted bye runs in round 1 and were automatically placed in the 2nd round. As they wound down the field in exciting fashion the first semi Final round featured number 2 qualifier Chas Beaman facing off against Justin Heard in Max D who qualified number 3. Justin was able to take out Chas on the fast Chicago style track to earn his spot in the finals. In the 2nd semi finals race the number 1 qualifier Bari Musawwir and Grave Digger would face off against Portsmouth Virginia's own Joey Gargaro in Stone Crusher. As the light went green Bari took the initial lead but approaching the final turn, he clipped the turning tire which though his truck out of shape, handing the upset win to Joey and his Stone Crusher HPI Savage. With the final round of racing set, Joey and Justin brought there trucks to the line. As the light turned green the trucks took off on there extended 5 lap race to the finish. Justin managed to open up a slight lead at the very beginning and was able to take the win claiming his first No Limit RC Monster Jam victory. With the crowed amped, it was time for high flying freestyle which the crowed loved, with a grand finally from none other that Bari Musawwir Driving his brand New Grave Digger Savage XL.
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In a wild night of Monster Jam action Dennis Anderson in Grave Digger would set down the number 1 qualifying spot only to win in spectacular fashion in round 1 as he beat Stone Crusher, but on the final Jump the truck landed hard on the driver side, breaking off the left front tire. He was done with racing for the night but was able to return for freestyle. CVH in Excaliber drove a smart race the entire night and took the huge win over Taz in the finals. In freestyle the early leader was Rickey Ownley in Mopar Magic until Cam Mcqueen came out in Nitro Circus and brought the entire stadium to their feet when he successfully completed a BACK FLIP during his Freestyle run. It would be Adam Anderson in Taz who would lay down the freestyle run of the night with huge air, tons of momentum and great saves.
The next stop for No Limit RC's own Tom Dixon and Bari Musawwir is the Advanced Auto Parts NGK Spark Plugs World Finals in Las Vegas Nevada where they will join Ultimate Hobbies and HPI racing for an RC Monster Truck spectacular. No Limit RC of Florida would like to thank HPI Racing, SMC Racing, Spectrum RC, RC Car Magazine, RC Car Action Magazine and Hotbodies for there support of the Florida Monster Jam RC Demo Tour. They are already looking forward to bigger and better things for the the 2011 Monster Jam Tour.
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