Julian Ridi from Canada earned first-place honors in each of three classes competed in MECA (the Modex class for sound quality, install quality, and RTA Freq. Out), also achieving best MECA sound, best install, and the MECA event Best of Show. He also earned first-place in IASCA Pro Install and IASCA RTA-SPL, while earning the coveted one-seat Triple Crown award. Taylor Mushtare earned the IASCA Rookie Championship, and Jim Meyer earned the Championship in both IASCA Pro and MECA Xtreme, and posted the highest sound quality score of the day in IASCA. Neil Cobilla backed this up with a third place in IASCA Pro, as did Chad Romano with a third place in IASCA Pro/Am. Finally, in IASCA’s top class, the Expert division, John Marsh posted a first-place finish.
Meanwhile on the other side of the nation at NorCal MobileWarz in Fresno, California, Scott Welch and Larry Ng earned first-place trophies in IASCA Pro, MECA SQ+ 2 Seat, IASCA Pro/Am, and MECA Modified, respectively.
And in Salzburg, Germany, Richard Salmon had an outstanding placement at the EMMA European Championships. Richard competed in the highly contended Master Unlimited division, and placed third of 19 vehicles, a mere six points from the championship vehicle. Outperforming competitor’s vehicles from 10 other countries. This event drew nearly 170 vehicles with competitors from 26 nations.
“It was a great weekend” noted Scott Buwalda, founder and CEO of Hybrid Audio Technologies. “The passion for competing is at an all-time high. I witnessed at least two class champions tearing up in elation as they celebrated their wins. We are pleased to have the opportunity to show the ability of our speaker designs in organized competitions such as this, and look forward to hosting our second annual IASCA Summer Regionals at Hybrid Audio Technologies headquarters on June 29.