Race Team Update – May 2021 Week #3

Race Team Update – May 2021 Week #3

It was one other strong weekend of racing for the JConcepts race workforce as we had been competing at quite a few race occasions across the globe! Learn all about it on this week’s Race Group Replace!

We begin this week’s report down at Thunder Alley RC Speedway in Lucama, NC. They not too long ago hosted Spherical 8 of the Snap Laborious Race League and on Saturday racing was held indoors for all 1/10 lessons and on Sunday the occasion moved outside for the bigger 1/8 lessons. So let’s see how the workforce carried out beginning with workforce driver Josh Parrish.

He reviews that he competed within the Mod Stadium Truck class and certified 2nd and took the win within the A Predominant! He used Inexperienced compound Ellipses glued to Mono wheels within the win.

JC driver Jake Stikeleather was additionally at this race and competed in three totally different lessons. In Mod 2wd and four wheel drive Buggy he took the double TQ and win! He additionally secured his third TQ and win of the weekend within the 1/8 Professional Nitro Buggy class! His 1/10 bugs used Silver compound Ellipses plus a F2 physique on his wheeler. And his nitro journey used a F2I wing, Blue compound Stalkers within the A Predominant and Inexperienced and Blue compound Reflex tires throughout qualifying. Becoming a member of him on the Mod four wheel drive Buggy podium had been teammate (2nd) and Dave McEwen (third) to finish the JConcepts sweep!

Group driver Jason Westfall reported that he completed 2nd in Mod four wheel drive Buggy whereas working on Ellipse tires within the Silver compound together with a F2 physique! He additionally completed third within the Mod Stadium Truck class whereas utilizing Inexperienced compound Ellipses and a Finnisher physique! Becoming a member of him on the Mod four wheel drive Buggy podium had been teammates Jake (1st) and Dave McEwen (third) to finish the JConcepts sweep of this class!

Talking of Dave he not solely competed on this class however 4 further lessons for a complete 5! On Saturday for the 1/10 program he ran within the following lessons and put in additional strong outcomes!

  • 17.5 2wd Buggy = TQ and 2nd place utilizing Inexperienced compound Ellipses sanded to slicks and mounted on Mono wheels
  • Mod four wheel drive Buggy = third place utilizing Inexperienced compound Octagons mounted on Mono wheels
  • Mod Stadium truck = TQ and 2nd place utilizing Inexperienced compound Ellipses sanded to slicks and mounted on Mono wheels
  • Mod 2wd Buggy = third place utilizing Inexperienced compound Ellipses sanded to slicks and mounted on Mono wheels

And on Sunday he determined to “slack off” and solely compete within the 1/8 Professional Electrical Buggy class. However he didn’t slack off on the race outcomes as he took one other the TQ and win! For this class he used Blue compound Reflex tires, a S15 physique, a F2I wing and as soon as once more earns our coveted “Ironman” award for the week!

Staying in state we now go to town of Andrews to test in on the workforce competing at North Carolina RC Raceway for Race #1 of the North vs. South (GA vs. NC) Sequence. It is a 4 race occasion between North Carolina RC Raceway and AJC Speedway in Acworth, GA and our first report comes from JC driver Chris VanRaemdonck.

He reported that he set the double TQ in 17.5 Professional Inventory 2wd and 13.5 four wheel drive Buggy! Within the mains he would end 4th over in 2wd and took the wire to wire win in four wheel drive! Each autos used Carpet | Astro Excessive-Clearance 6.5″ Rear Wings, Fuzz Chew tires on all 4 corners, a S2 physique on his 2wd and a F2 physique on his four wheel drive.

Additionally competing at this race was teammate Justin Sherman who had nice leads to three totally different lessons!

  • 1st in 17.5 Professional Inventory 2wd Buggy
  • 2nd in 13.5 four wheel drive buggy
  • 1st in 13.5 2wd SCT

Now we dip down into South Carolina to see how the workforce completed at Spherical 3 of the S.O.S (Southern off-Street Sequence). This was hosted by S&B RC Speedway in Piedmont and the race noticed over 200 entries!

Group driver Shay Model reviews that he set the double TQ in each the 1/8 Professional Nitro and Electrical Buggy lessons! Within the mains a mechanical failure ended his run within the E buggy class as he led the sector, however within the 25 minute nitro primary he would get the wire to wire win! In qualifying he used each the Blue compound Ellipse and R2 compound ReHabs tires. He used ReHabs within the nitro primary and each automobiles additionally used S15 our bodies and F2I wings.

Group driver David Olsen reported that he additionally competed within the 1/8 Professional Nitro and Electrical Buggy lessons and would end 4th in E buggy and 2nd on the rostrum in nitro buggy! His electrical journey used A2 compound Detox tires whereas his nitro automotive used R2 compound ReHab tires. And each autos used the S15 physique too.

Group driver Logan Cowick set the TQ within the 1/8 Nitro Truggy class and he additionally certified tenth for the lengthy primary in 1/8 Professional Nitro Buggy! Within the Truggy primary sadly he blew a glow plug whereas main the sector on O2 compound Reflex tires mounted to Bullet wheels plus a Finnisher physique. However within the Nitro primary he battled his means as much as 4th whereas utilizing Aqua compound Ellipse tires glued to Bullet wheels plus a S15 physique!

Flying right down to Florida let’s get an replace from the workforce competing at Spherical 4 of the Florida RC Championships. This sequence came about at Sundancers R/C Raceway in Port Saint Lucie and workforce driver Carlos Segui reported that he completed 4th in 1/8 Electrical Truggy and took the TQ and win in 40+ 1/8 Electrical Buggy! He used Detox tires on his buggy, Reflex tires on his Truggy and each within the Aqua compound.

Teammate Patrick Rossiter Jr. took the TQ and win within the 1/8 Electrical Truggy class and secured his 2nd W of the weekend within the Professional 1/8 Electrical Buggy class! His truggy used Blue compound Reflex tires whereas his E buggy used R2 compound Stalkers in A1 after which he switched to the Blue compound for A2.

Group driver Carl Lebo reported he completed 2nd in 40+ 1/8 Nitro Buggy whereas working on Purple compound Diamond Bars in the principle! Becoming a member of him on the rostrum in third place was teammate Luis Perez!

Staying in Florida we now journey to Brooksville the place Ron Jon Raceway is positioned.

They only not too long ago held their 2nd Annual Wild West Shootout and workforce driver AJ Zale reported he completed in third place within the Open Dash class! He mentioned he ran Sprinters mounted to Mono wheels all weekend lengthy.

Let’s make a diagonal to RC3 in Huntsville, AL for our subsequent report from workforce driver Jamie Spurgin. He mentioned he competed at their first sequence race and completed 2nd general within the 1/8 Electrical Truggy class whereas on Blue compound Reflex tires!

Now we shoot over to Irving, TX the place Wild Invoice’s Raceway is positioned. Their filth oval observe noticed scorching laps on each Friday and Saturday night time so let’s get a couple of updates from the workforce. Beginning with Scooter Etheredge he competed there on Friday night time in three totally different lessons and got here away with 2 wins!

  • Midwest Mod = third place whereas working on Inexperienced compound Dust Webs up entrance with Ellipses within the rear
  • Avenue Inventory = 1st place whereas working on Inexperienced compound Dust Webs up entrance with Sprinters within the rear
  • Wingless Dash = 1st place with numerous JConcepts widgets

Shifting to Saturday the observe held their SC Mod Shootout and workforce driver Kevin Lenderman reported he completed fifth within the Midwest Mod class whereas working on Inexperienced compound Dust Webs up entrance, Ellipses within the rear and all on Mono wheels. Within the SC Mod class he would take the TQ and win plus a $225 in money! Who says RC racing doesn’t pay proper? His successful SC Mod used Blue compound Dust Webs glued to Hazard wheels.

Fellow JC racer Robert Chapman was additionally competing on Saturday and he reported that he completed third in each the Midwest Mod and Outlaw Dash lessons! Each automobiles used 9 Shot wheels and Inexperienced compound Dust Webs up entrance with Ellipses within the rear.

Twisting as much as Topeka, KS we settle in at Ultraline Hobbies RC Raceway. They not too long ago held their 2021 Kansas Carpet Off-Street Championships and our driver Riley Filbert reported that he completed 2nd within the Mod 2wd Buggy class!

He used the next JConcepts goodness:

  • Fuzz Chew tires
  • Mono wheels
  • P2K physique
  • B6.3 Entrance Wing

Our subsequent cease is in The Toy Field R/C Observe in New Richmond, WI.

Group driver Kyle Holmberg was in attendance for Spherical 1 of their Summer time Oval Races and he reviews he took the TQ and win within the Dash class whereas utilizing Silver compound Ellipse tires!

Flying again east we cease at RC Pleasure in Fitchburg, MA for this replace from workforce driver Matt Perault. He was competing at their current 2021 Moto X trophy race in each the 17.5 2wd and 13.5 four wheel drive Buggy lessons. In 2wd he would set the TQ and end 2nd and in four wheel drive he would qualify and end in 2nd place! His 2wd buggy ran on sanded down Inexperienced compound Ellipses whereas his wheeler used sanded down Silver compound Ellipses. Each automobiles additionally used Mono wheels, F2 our bodies and Black Fin Turnbuckle Units.

Our subsequent report comes courtesy of workforce driver Eric Bresnahan. He not too long ago went to RC Insanity in Enfield, CT to compete of their Turf Insanity trophy occasion and he competed in three lessons with superior outcomes!

  • 17.5 2wd Buggy = TQ and 1st place
  • Mod 2wd SCT = TQ and 1st place
  • Mod Stadium Truck = 2nd place

All three automobiles used F2 our bodies, Pin Down and Swaggers tires.

Now let’s get a fast replace from our abroad workforce beginning with Australian driver Jarod Ment. He not too long ago competed on the 2021 RCRA NSW State Titles held at Hills Off-Street RC in Sydney. This race was attended by racers from across the nation making it the equal of a Nationals because of the caliber of drivers in attendance. It was a 3 day occasion with follow on Friday, 2wd lessons competing on Saturday and four wheel drive lessons racing on Sunday.

After the occasion accomplished he completed 2nd in Mod 2wd and sixth in Mod four wheel drive! He used the next JC gear:

  • Dust Webs tires
  • P2 physique
  • F2 physique
  • Fin Titanium Turnbuckle Set
  • Carpet | Astro Excessive-Clearance 7″ Rear Wing
  • Rear Wing Middle Divider
  • B6.3 Entrance Wing
  • B6.2 | B6.3 Titanium Entrance Axle Set

Group driver Lachlan Donnelly additionally competed at this occasion and completed third in Mod 2wd Buggy, 2nd in Mod four wheel drive Buggy and 1st in Mod SCT! He additionally used a ton of JC merchandise on his quick rides!

  • P2 physique
  • F2 physique
  • HF2 physique
  • Mono wheels
  • Carpet | Astro Excessive-Clearance 7″ Rear Wing
  • Rear Wing Middle Divider
  • Fin Titanium Turnbuckle Set
  • B6.2 | B6.3 | B74.1 Fin Titanium F&R Shock Stand-Offs

Our remaining report comes from workforce driver Jordan Isergin who additionally competed at this similar race. After all of the mud had settled he completed seventh in Mod 2wd Buggy and third in Mod four wheel drive Buggy! He additionally used the Carpet | Astro Excessive-Clearance 7″ Rear Wing and B6.3 Entrance Wing too.

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