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July 9, 2019

Week #16 Global Qualifier Recap

While there were two qualifiers on the Calendar this past Saturday weather changed the plan and just Rocket City FPV Racing hosted their first Global Qualifier in Huntsville, Alabama.

5 New Pilots were added to “the List” taking the total up to 444 Pilots ranked Globally to decide the top-200 for Pro Class and top-100 in Sport Class to be invited to the 2019 MultiGP Championships.

In Huntsville, Christopher “Killer_Beeman” Beeman flew the Global Qualifier track for the first time with a strong opening of 47.1 on his Fastest-3 consecutive laps to start his season in the #39 spot. Other pilots flying for the first time in 2019 were: David “Minichado” Machado, Dave “Muki” Avery, and Luis “Nytro” Padilla all breaking the top-200 in Pro in their first Global Qualifier, ranking #137th, #144th and #175th respectively. Meanwhile, Skylar “QWZY” McDaniel also flying in his first Global Qualifier kicks off his season in the #53 spot in the Sport Class.

Returning pilots Doug “Flynby” Ostler climbed the ladder 18 spots to the #102 Seed in Pro Class with a Fastest-3 Consecutive Laps score of 53.436 and Jacob “X-15” Houck moved up 17 spots to the #34 spot overall with a Fastest-3 Consecutive Laps score of 46.443.

The Pro Class cut-off moves up to 65.35-seconds for a fastest-3 consecutive lap effort, or an average of 21.78 seconds a lap, and the Sport Class Cut-off moves to 80.65 for a fastest 3-laps score, or 26.88 seconds a lap.

Coming up this weekend, there are a record number of Global Qualifers scheduled with 12 on the calendar.  More pilots will be attemping to climb or enter the Global Ranking in  Silverado, CA; San Francisco, CA; Nampa, ID; West Palm Beach, FL; Pullman, WA; Spokane, WA; Sunnyvale, CA; Starke, FL; Palm Coast, FL;, Baton Rouge, LA; New Orleans, LA; and Gormley, ON, CA.

See the entire schedule of Global Qualifiers Here – https://www.multigp.com/championships/2019-multigp-series-qualifier-schedule/

And The Global Qualifying Rankings or “The List” here – https://www.multigp.com/championships/2019-multigp-series-global-qualifier-results/

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