Kenney — was fighting its way back to the top
after a second round loss to Strychnine driven by
Chicago Robotic Combat Association co-founder
Brian Schwarz of Northbrook, IL.
Cloud of Suspicion would have faced
Strychnine again in the loser’s bracket semi-final;
however, Strychnine — a highly destructive
horizontal bar spinner robot — suffered
unrepairable damage in an earlier match.
Strychnine forfeited the semi-final and settled
for third place, thus allowing Cloud of Suspicion
to coast into the finals with Lawn Boy.
In the final match, Lawn Boy repeatedly sent
Cloud of Suspicion flying, but the tough rammer
kept coming back for more. Cloud of Suspicion
then got its wedge under Lawn Boy and nudged
it into the pit, winning the final. Lawn Boy was
awarded second place and the honorary biggest
Prizes for HORD winners were provided by
SERVO Magazine and Dimension Engineering
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Winning drivers left to right;
Dave Graham, Richard Kelley Thomas Kenney,
Brian Schwarz, and Gene Burbeck.
28 SERVO 08.2009
Beetle Weight 1st Place Winner
Cloud of Suspicion
Ant Weight 1st Place Winner
Flea weight 1st Place Winner