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LARKS World Championship F3D/F5D Pylon Race USA Time Trials:
 

The best in the USA competing for a coveted position on the USA FAI F3D and F5D team!

Every two years, teams from around the world meet to compete to determine the top country. For F3D (glow) and F5D (electric) FAI pylon, that will be in the Netherlands in 2023. To determine who will represent Team USA, we will be holding the Time Trials at the LARKS field in Tavares, FL this November! With speeds exceeding 205 mph, they race 10 laps around the pylons against the clock for one of 3 positions on Team USA!


Event Schedule

World Championship F3D/F5D Pylon Race USA Time Trials was last hosted by LARKS on November 5th - 6th, 2022


Event Results

Congratulations to the top 3 U.S. competitors - TEAM USA for the 2023 World Championship!!

Here are the final race results:

F3D class - 2022 USA Time Trials

10 participants registered.
 NameTotal TimeRound 1Round 2Round 3Round 4Round 5Round 6Round 7Round 8Round 9Round 10Round 11Round 12
 Gino Del Ponte514.9557.9857.3958.3856.862.1457.7456.1458.5258.1662.4156.5755.79
 Randy Bridge527.4962.7857.863.657.2957.9258.758.9157.3671.7564.2259.2157.52
 Anthony Hemken527.5257.7357.4460.3520065.3458.9958.8161.4459.2858.0458.6458.24
 Carlo Perella544.0363.7158.3562.7257.7663.920060.7365.7858.8659.5665.5658.44
 Gary Freeman Jr.544.9961.1820060.3561.4460.2561.9765.3660.8959.9620059.459.55
 Matt Fehling545.9363.9920056.8420062.6761.4458.9920064.3356.9157.7762.99
 Eddie Melville585.4567.7920061.8768.9563.3976.0162.0668.0420069.763.1660.49
 Gabriel Tahhan685.8963.7159.5259.2420020020020064.8459.8459.4759.7259.55
 Leo Nordell716.7860.2520066.3360.9659.8567.7471.262.0420068.41200200
 Dennis Cranfill1388.6720060.6820020068.1559.84200200200200200200

Legend: Red = DQ Penalty / Yellow = 10% Infringement Penalty Added / Black = Dropped Score
Results as of 2023-02-04 10:55:54pm

F3D Pilots Lap Data - 2022 USA Time Trials
PilotLink
Randy BridgeView Lap Details
Dennis CranfillView Lap Details
Gino Del PonteView Lap Details
Matt FehlingView Lap Details
Gary Freeman Jr.View Lap Details
Anthony HemkenView Lap Details
Eddie MelvilleView Lap Details
Leo NordellView Lap Details
Carlo PerellaView Lap Details
Gabriel TahhanView Lap Details

F3D Heats - 2022 USA Time Trials
HR.H Lane 1
11.1
Leo Nordell60.25
21.2
Gary Freeman Jr.61.18
31.3
Gino Del Ponte57.98
41.4
Anthony Hemken57.73
51.5
Dennis CranfillDisqual
61.6
Matt Fehling58.17
Infring
71.7
Randy Bridge57.07
Infring
81.8
Gabriel Tahhan57.92
Infring
91.9
Eddie Melville67.79
101.10
Carlo Perella57.92
Infring
 
112.1
Gary Freeman Jr.Disqual
122.2
Gino Del Ponte57.39
132.3
Anthony Hemken57.44
142.4
Dennis Cranfill60.68
152.5
Matt FehlingDisqual
162.6
Randy Bridge57.8
172.7
Gabriel Tahhan59.52
182.8
Eddie MelvilleDisqual
192.9
Carlo Perecca58.35
202.10
Leo NordellDisqual
 
213.1
Gino Del Ponte58.38
223.2
Anthony Hemken60.35
233.3
Dennis CranfillDisqual
243.4
Matt Fehling56.84
253.5
Randy Bridge57.82
Infring
263.6
Gabriel Tahhan59.24
273.7
Eddie Melville61.87
283.8
Carlo Perecca57.02
Infring
293.9
Leo Nordell60.3
Infring
303.10
Gary Freeman Jr.60.35
 
314.1
Anthony HemkenDisqual
324.2
Dennis CranfillDisqual
334.3
Matt FehlingDisqual
344.4
Randy Bridge57.29
354.5
Gabriel TahhanDisqual
364.6
Eddie Melville62.68
Infring
374.7
Carlo Perecca57.76
384.8
Leo Nordell60.96
394.9
Gary Freeman Jr.61.44
404.10
Gino Del Ponte56.8
 
415.1
Dennis Cranfill61.95
Infring
425.2
Matt Fehling56.97
Infring
435.3
Randy Bridge57.92
445.4
Gabriel TahhanDisqual
455.5
Eddie Melville63.39
465.6
Carlo Perecca58.09
Infring
475.7
Leo Nordell59.85
485.8
Gary Freeman Jr.60.25
495.9
Gino Del Ponte56.49
Infring
505.10
Anthony Hemken59.4
Infring
 
516.1
Matt Fehling61.44
526.2
Randy Bridge58.7
536.3
Gabriel TahhanDisqual
546.4
Eddie Melville76.01
556.5
Carlo PereccaDisqual
566.6
Leo Nordell61.58
Infring
576.7
Gary Freeman Jr.61.97
586.8
Gino Del Ponte57.74
596.9
Anthony Hemken58.99
606.10
Dennis Cranfill59.84
 
617.1
Randy Bridge58.91
627.2
Gabriel TahhanDisqual
637.3
Eddie Melville62.06
647.4
Carlo Perecca60.73
657.5
Leo Nordell64.73
Infring
667.6
Gary Freeman Jr.59.42
Infring
677.7
Gino Del Ponte56.14
687.8
Anthony Hemken58.81
697.9
Dennis CranfillDisqual
707.10
Matt Fehling58.99
 
718.1
Gabriel Tahhan64.84
728.2
Eddie Melville61.85
Infring
738.3
Carlo Perecca59.8
Infring
748.4
Leo Nordell62.04
758.5
Gary Freeman Jr.60.89
768.6
Gino Del Ponte58.52
778.7
Anthony Hemken61.44
788.8
Dennis CranfillDisqual
798.9
Matt FehlingDisqual
808.10
Randy Bridge57.36
 
819.1
Eddie MelvilleDisqual
829.2
Carlo Perecca58.86
839.3
Leo NordellDisqual
849.4
Gary Freeman Jr.59.96
859.5
Gino Del Ponte58.16
869.6
Anthony Hemken59.28
879.7
Dennis CranfillDisqual
889.8
Matt Fehling58.48
Infring
899.9
Randy Bridge65.23
Infring
909.10
Gabriel Tahhan59.84
 
9110.1
Carlo Perecca59.56
9210.2
Leo Nordell62.19
Infring
9310.3
Gary Freeman Jr.Disqual
9410.4
Gino Del Ponte56.74
Infring
9510.5
Anthony Hemken58.04
9610.6
Dennis CranfillDisqual
9710.7
Matt Fehling56.91
9810.8
Randy Bridge58.38
Infring
9910.9
Gabriel Tahhan59.47
10010.10
Eddie Melville63.36
Infring
 
10111.1
Leo NordellDisqual
10211.2
Gary Freeman Jr.59.4
10311.3
Gino Del Ponte56.57
10411.4
Anthony Hemken58.64
10511.5
Dennis CranfillDisqual
10611.6
Matt Fehling57.77
10711.7
Randy Bridge59.21
10811.8
Gabriel Tahhan59.72
10911.9
Eddie Melville63.16
11011.10
Carlo Perecca59.6
Infring
 
11112.1
Gary Freeman Jr.59.55
11212.2
Gino Del Ponte55.79
11312.3
Anthony Hemken58.24
11412.4
Dennis CranfillDisqual
11512.5
Matt Fehling57.26
Infring
11612.6
Randy Bridge57.52
11712.7
Gabriel Tahhan59.55
11812.8
Eddie Melville60.49
11912.9
Carlo Perecca58.44
12012.10
Leo NordellDisqual

F3D Pilots - 2022 USA Time Trials
PilotLaneR1R2R3R4R5R6R7R8R9R10R11R12
Bridge, Randy 17162534435261808998107116
Cranfill, Dennis 15142332416069788796105114
Del Ponte, Gino 13122140495867768594103112
Fehling, Matt 16152433425170798897106115
Freeman Jr., Gary 12113039485766758493102111
Hemken, Anthony 14132231505968778695104113
Melville, Eddie 191827364554637281100109118
Nordell, Leo 11202938475665748392101120
Perella, Carlo 110192837465564738291110119
Tahhan, Gabriel 18172635445362719099108117

F3E class - 2022 USA Time Trials

4 participants registered.
 NameTotal TimeRound 1Round 2Round 3Round 4Round 5Round 6Round 7Round 8Round 9Round 10Round 11Round 12
 Bruce Brown579.7466.0165.1262.6865.2662.9764.4164.9263.9365.5964.86200200
 Brody Freeman736.3485.7282.4182.0981.5679.7784.8481.9820077.2684.0582.38200
 Otto Dieffenbach927.0190.520099.7381.9477.95200102.5499.4590.9583.95200200
 Trey Witte1128.9865.4764.3368.8664.220066.12200200200200200200

Legend: Red = DQ Penalty / Yellow = 10% Infringement Penalty Added / Black = Dropped Score
Results as of 2023-02-04 10:55:54pm

F3E Pilots Lap Data - 2022 USA Time Trials
PilotLink
Bruce BrownView Lap Details
Otto DieffenbachView Lap Details
Brody FreemanView Lap Details
Trey WitteView Lap Details

F3E Heats - 2022 USA Time Trials
HR.H Lane 1
11.1
Otto Dieffenbach90.5
21.2
Bruce Brown66.01
31.3
Trey Witte65.47
41.4
Brody Freeman85.72
 
52.1
Bruce Brown65.12
62.2
Trey Witte64.33
72.3
Brody Freeman82.41
82.4
Otto DieffenbachDisqual
 
93.1
Trey Witte68.86
103.2
Brody Freeman82.09
113.3
Otto Dieffenbach90.66
Infring
123.4
Bruce Brown62.68
 
134.1
Brody Freeman81.56
144.2
Otto Dieffenbach81.94
154.3
Bruce Brown65.26
164.4
Trey Witte64.2
 
175.1
Otto Dieffenbach77.95
185.2
Bruce Brown62.97
195.3
Trey WitteDisqual
205.4
Brody Freeman79.77
 
216.1
Bruce Brown64.41
226.2
Trey Witte66.12
236.3
Brody Freeman84.84
246.4
Otto DieffenbachDisqual
 
257.1
Trey WitteDisqual
267.2
Brody Freeman81.98
277.3
Otto Dieffenbach93.22
Infring
287.4
Bruce Brown64.92
 
298.1
Brody FreemanDisqual
308.2
Otto Dieffenbach99.45
318.3
Bruce Brown63.93
328.4
Trey WitteDisqual
 
339.1
Otto Dieffenbach90.95
349.2
Bruce Brown65.59
359.3
Trey WitteDisqual
369.4
Brody Freeman77.26
 
3710.1
Bruce Brown64.86
3810.2
Trey WitteDisqual
3910.3
Brody Freeman76.41
Infring
4010.4
Otto Dieffenbach83.95
 
4111.1
Trey WitteDisqual
4211.2
Brody Freeman74.89
Infring
4311.3
Otto DieffenbachDisqual
4411.4
Bruce BrownDisqual
 
4512.1
Brody FreemanDisqual
4612.2
Otto DieffenbachDisqual
4712.3
Bruce BrownDisqual
4812.4
Trey WitteDisqual

F3E Pilots - 2022 USA Time Trials
PilotLaneR1R2R3R4R5R6R7R8R9R10R11R12
Brown, Bruce 12512151821283134374447
Dieffenbach, Otto 11811141724273033404346
Freeman, Brody 14710132023262936394245
Witte, Trey 1369161922253235384148


Event Details


A three day event, with registration, practice, and inspections on Friday, and Time Trials on Saturday and Sunday.
Come see the 'best of the best' from across the US compete! LARKS member Randy Bridge is the current F3D World Record holder!

Have questions or need more information about this event, contact us via email at: pylon@larksrcclub.com or call: Scotty Smithwick at 352-989-4169 or Greg Cardillo at 248-431-2851.

Please note: Lake County mandates no open flame or smoking on property. Thank you for your cooperation!


Competition


AMA Pylon rulebook events F3D and F5D: AMA Pylon Racing Rules
AMA Membership required, Functional Fail-Safe required. Aircraft inspections on Friday.
Rich's Brew fuel DONATED for contestants (Thank You!).


Registration Information:


Participant Registration for the World Championship F3D/F5D Pylon Race USA Time Trials is handled by Academy of Model Aeronautics (AMA). Pre-registration with AMA is required.
 

Maps and Directions


LARKS Field, 13251 Frankies Road, Tavares, FL 32778

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Our flying field is located in the Lake County Landfill on Frankies Road in Tavares off CR 561 - .75 miles south of CR 448 or 3.2 miles north of CR 48 in Astatula.
 

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