Race Team Update – May 2021 Week #1

Race Team Update – May 2021 Week #1

The primary weekend of racing in Might is within the books and the JConcepts race crew provides one other chapter to their continued success out on the monitor! We took wins from coast to coast which you’ll examine on this week’s Race Group Replace!

We begin this week’s report up in Tacoma, WA at Tacoma R/C Raceway for the finals of their 2020-2021 Northwest Indoor Sequence. Group driver Austin Cracknell was in attendance and reported that for the ultimate spherical he took the TQ in each Mod 2wd and 4WD Buggy! He would go on to win within the 4WD class and end 2nd total in Mod 2wd behind teammate Harley Yoshii! Austin mentioned he used Gold compound Ellipses all weekend lengthy.

Now we head south into California for a number of updates from the crew competing at quite a few tracks. Our first go to is Silver Greenback RC Raceway in Chico, CA. They not too long ago held Spherical 2 of the Nitro Wars and crew driver Kyle Layton reported that he took the win within the 1/8 Nitro Buggy class whereas utilizing Blue compound Reflex tires, Dust-Tech inserts and a S15 physique!

Subsequent we go to Nor Cal Hobbies in San Jose. This previous weekend they held their 2021 Group Powers Cup occasion and our driver Joseph Levin competed in three completely different lessons. Within the 13.5 Stadium Truck class he took the TQ and win whereas operating on Pink compound Pin Downs and Swaggers together with a F2 physique! Within the 13.5 4WD Buggy class he certified 2nd for the principle and went on to take the win! He used Pink compound Nessi and Swaggers tires together with a F2 physique and a Carpet | Astro Excessive-Clearance 7″ Rear Wing. And within the 17.5 2wd Buggy class he secured third total operating on the identical gear bundle!

Our subsequent cease in Cali is within the metropolis of El Centro the place Ricochet R/C Raceway is situated. They only held the ultimate spherical of the Battle On The Carpet Sequence between their monitor and the monitor at Rise Up HobbyTown situated in Palm Desert.

Group driver Mike Sorchy attended the finals and completed third for the day in Mod 2wd Buggy and 2nd place for the entries sequence! He mentioned he used Swaggers up entrance with the brand new Pin Swag tires within the rear all mounted to Mono wheels. He additionally used a P2K physique and a Carpet | Astro Excessive-Clearance 7″ Rear Wing.

Additionally competing at these finals have been teammate John Caudillo however within the Mod 4WD Buggy class. After the sequence factors have been totaled he completed third on the rostrum whereas operating Swaggers and Twin Pins tires together with a Carpet | Astro Excessive-Clearance 7″ Rear Wing!

Now we shoot over to Texas to the town of Hutto the place Thornhill Racing Circuit is situated. They not too long ago hosted the AKA Spec Tire Nats and JC driver Brian Henn studies that he completed thirteenth total in 1/8 Knowledgeable Electrical Buggy and 2nd place in 1/8 Knowledgeable Electrical Truggy!

And teammate Dillon Caldwell was additionally competing at this occasion and completed 2nd total in 1/8 Knowledgeable Electrical Buggy and took the win within the 1/8 Knowledgeable Nitro Buggy class!

Crossing the state line into Oklahoma we get our subsequent replace from crew driver Tyler Keel. He was in Yukon the place Taylor Park RC is situated to compete at Spherical 1 of their factors sequence. He certified 2nd total within the Open Dash class and went on to take the W within the A important! He mentioned he used Inexperienced compound Dust Webs and Ellipse tires all with Dust-Tech inserts.

Heading east we cease in at Barling, AR which is dwelling to GS Interest. They only held their ninth Annual The Choose occasion so let’s see how the crew carried out beginning with JConcepts driver Braxten Culley.

He reported that he competed in each the Mod 2wd and 4WD Buggy lessons and was discovered responsible of the double TQ and win in each! The proof towards him was Nessi tires on the rear of each automobiles, Fuzz Chunk tires within the entrance on his wheeler and Swaggers on the entrance of his 2wd journey.

His accomplice in crime at this occasion was teammate Rhett McNair. He additionally competed in Mod 2wd Buggy and plead responsible to a third place end on the rostrum! And within the 13.5 4WD Buggy class he was discovered responsible of one other TQ and win for the crew! Each buggies used S2 shells and a Carpet | Astro Excessive-Clearance 7″ Rear Wing together with Fuzz Bites on all 4 corners of his 2wd whereas his wheeler additionally used them within the rear however opted for Swaggers up entrance.

Transferring north into the “Present Me State” we get our subsequent replace from crew driver Orlando Martinez. He not too long ago attended Spherical 1 of the Summer time Sequence at Fastlane Raceway in Blue Springs and studies that he left the competitors feeling blue with a double win and TQ in 17.5 2wd and 13.5 4WD Buggy! He mentioned each automobiles used Gold compound Ellipse rear tires, Dust Net entrance tires, F2 our bodies, Mono wheels, Fin Titanium Turnbuckle Units and Fin Titanium Shock Stand-Offs.

Persevering with north we get this subsequent replace from JC driver Riley Filbert. He not too long ago traveled to Unhealthy Quick Hobbies in Sioux Metropolis, IA for his or her Midwest Carpet Basic trophy race and took the TQ and win within the Mod 2wd Buggy class!

His successful automotive used Fuzz Chunk tires, a P2K physique, and Mono wheels.

Now we fly all the way down to South Carolina for a couple of studies from the crew competing at completely different races within the space. Let’s first go to Seaside RC & Hobbies in Myrtle Seaside to get an replace from the crew competing on the 2021 ROAR Area 3 1/tenth Off-Street Regional Championship.

Group driver Jason Westfall studies that he took third place in Mod 4WD Buggy and 2nd place in Mod Stadium truck! He used Silver compound Ellipse tires together with F2 and Finnisher our bodies.

His teammate Chris VanRaemdonck was additionally competing at this occasion in 5 lessons and had nice outcomes!

  • Mod 2wd Buggy = TQ & third with a S2 physique, a Carpet | Astro Excessive-Clearance 7″ Rear Wing, B6.2 Entrance Wings, and sanded down Silver compound Ellipse tires mounted to Mono wheels
  • 17.5 2wd Buggy = TQ & 1st with a S2 physique, a Carpet | Astro Excessive-Clearance 7″ Rear Wing, B6.2 Entrance Wing, and sanded down Silver compound Ellipse tires mounted to Mono wheels
  • Mod 4WD Buggy = 1st with a F2 physique, a Carpet | Astro Excessive-Clearance 7″ Rear Wing, and sanded down Silver compound Ellipse tires mounted to Mono wheels
  • Mod Stadium Truck = 4th with a F2 physique, and sanded down Silver compound Ellipse tires mounted to Mono wheels
  • Mod Quick Course Truck = TQ & 2nd with a HF2 physique and sanded down Silver compound Ellipse tires mounted to Hazard wheels

His JC teammate Dave McEwen was not impressed as he competed in 6 lessons (no, not a typo) at this race! That’s positively one solution to get out of flip marshaling and he takes dwelling one more coveted “ironman” crew award this week together with some actual {hardware} for his race outcomes!

  • Mod 2wd Buggy = 4th with a P2 physique and sanded down Silver compound Ellipse tires mounted to Mono wheels
  • 17.5 2wd Buggy = 2nd with a P2 physique and sanded down Silver compound Ellipse tires mounted to Mono wheels
  • Mod 4WD Buggy = TQ 7 2nd with a F2 physique and sanded down Silver compound Ellipse tires mounted to Mono wheels
  • 13.5 4WD Buggy = TQ & 1st with a F2 physique and sanded down Silver compound Ellipse tires mounted to Mono wheels
  • Mod Stadium Truck = TQ & 1st with a Finnisher physique, and Gold compound Octagons mounted to Mono wheels
  • Mod Quick Course Truck = 1st with a HF2 light-weight physique and Silver compound Octagons tires mounted to Hazard wheels

Our subsequent replace from the crew in South Carolina is from their current journey to The Interest Connection in Easley.

The hosted Spherical 2 of the SOS (Southern Off-Street Sequence) and crew driver David Olsen studies that he began third within the A Fundamental for each the 1/8 Professional Electrical and Nitro Buggy lessons, however would go on to complete 2nd in nitro buggy and win within the e buggy class! Each automobiles used Ellipses within the Aqua compound together with S15 our bodies.

Teammate Justin Doyle was additionally at this sequence occasion and competed within the 1/8 Professional Electrical Buggy class. He was capable of bump out of the B Fundamental and completed ninth total whereas operating on each Silver and Aqua compound Ellipse tires!

Group driver Cade Burnette reported that he competed in each the 1/8 Professional Nitro Buggy and Truggy lessons too. Within the truggy class he took the TQ and the win whereas operating quick on Aqua compound Ellipse tires! And within the buggy class he began 2nd on the grid for the 25 minute A Fundamental however after some dangerous luck with particles on the monitor he needed to retire early with a DNF. Nonetheless his automotive was operating quick till that time due to a Strike 2 physique, F2I wing and each Silver compound ReHab and Aqua compound Detox tires.

Our closing report comes from Australian crew driver Lachlan Donnelly. He studies that he attended the NSW Australia state title heat up race and gained all 5 rounds of Mod 2wd Buggy and began 2nd on the grid for the A Fundamental for Mod 4WD however would go on to take the W! His automobiles used S2 and P2 our bodies, with a F2 physique, a Carpet | Astro Excessive-Clearance 7″ Rear Wing, a Aero S-Sort Rear Wing Heart Divider and Mono wheels.

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