Race Team Update – May 2021 Week #4

Race Team Update – May 2021 Week #4

The JConcepts race crew exhibits no indicators of slowing down in one other busy weekend of RC racing around the globe! Please learn this week’s Race Crew Replace to make amends for our newest victories!

We begin this week’s report out in sunny Bakersfield, CA the place Rain-Man’s Interest and Raceway is positioned. They had been host to Spherical 1 of the JBRL (Jimmy Babcock Racing League) 1/10 Electrical Sequence which noticed over 330 entries! We had a number of drivers competing at this occasion so let’s see how they did beginning with crew driver Joseph Levin.

He reported that he completed third on the rostrum within the 13.5 Stadium Truck class whereas operating on sanded down Silver compound Ellipses together with a Finnisher F2 physique! He additionally locked up the identical podium spot within the Skilled 17.5 2wd Buggy class whereas utilizing the identical tire setup and a F2 physique and a Carpet | Astro Excessive-Clearance 7″ Rear Wing!

Teammate Doug Lariviere studies that he completed 2nd in 13.5 4 wheel drive Buggy and took the W within the Skilled 17.5 2wd Buggy class! He additionally used the identical profitable tire setup as Joseph together with a Carpet | Astro Excessive-Clearance 7″ Rear Wing.

JC driver Chase Raymond completed the day with a TQ and win within the 17.5 Stadium Truck class! He additionally ran sanded down Silver compound Ellipses together with a Finnisher F2 physique.

JConcepts driver Derek Stephansen doubled up within the Skilled 13.5 4 wheel drive Buggy and 13.5 Stadium Truck courses with a TQ and win in 13.5 4 wheel drive and one other win in truck! Each automobiles used sanded down Silver compound Ellipses and Finnisher our bodies.

Crew drivers Austin and Rick Riley submitted the next studies. Beginning with Austin he competed in two courses and bumped up into the A for the Sportsman 17.5 2wd Buggy class and moved as much as seventh place general! And within the Sportsman 13.5 4 wheel drive Buggy class he would lock up 2nd place on the rostrum! Each buggies used sanded down Silver compound Ellipses and Carpet | Astro Excessive-Clearance 7″ Rear Wings.

Rick additionally competed within the Sportsman 17.5 2wd Buggy class and would end seventeenth general plus 4th general within the 17.5 Stadium Truck class! His buggy used sanded down Silver compound Ellipses and a Carpet | Astro Excessive-Clearance 7″ Rear Wing whereas his truck rocked sanded down Gold compound Ellipses.

Now we shoot over to Porter, TX to examine on the crew competing at Spherical 6 of HARC which was hosted by Mike’s Interest Store. Crew driver Brian “Smiley” Henn checks in to tell us that us that he completed 4th in 1/8 Electrical Buggy and took the TQ and win within the 1/8 Electrical Truggy class!

His teammate Dillon Caldwell studies that he certified third within the 1/8 Nitro Buggy class and would go to take the win whereas operating on Blue compound Detox tires!

Now we head north to Omaha, NE the place the HobbyTown USA HobbyPlex (The Plex) is positioned. Final weekend was the opening spherical of their annual Summer time Sequence which noticed almost 180 entries! Beginning with crew driver Riley Filbert he checks in to report that he received and bumped up from the B predominant into the A predominant for Mod 2wd Buggy and after the mud settled he completed a strong 4th place for the day! He used ghosted Gold compound Ellipse tires, an Aero S-Sort 7″ Rear Wing, an Aero S-Sort Rear Wing Heart Divider and a B6.3 Entrance Wing.

JConcepts driver Brandon Kearney usually races on carpet however is making the swap to dust for this sequence. He competed in each the Mod 2wd and 4 wheel drive Buggy courses and completed a strong seventeenth in Mod 2wd and eleventh in Mod 4 wheel drive! His vehicles had been stacked with a ton of JC widgets!

2wd

  • Gold compound Dust Webs
  • Gold compound Ellipse
  • Mono wheels
  • Light-weight F2 physique
  • Aero S-Sort 7″ Rear Wing
  • B6.3 Entrance Wing

4 wheel drive

  • Gold compound Ellipse
  • Mono wheels
  • Light-weight F2 physique
  • Aero S-Sort 7″ Rear Wing

Crew driver Mack Vanderbeek took the win within the 40+ Mod 2wd Buggy class whereas operating on Gold compound Dust Webs within the entrance, Gold compound Ellipses within the rear, a F2 physique and an Aero wing package deal! Becoming a member of him on the rostrum in 2nd place was teammate, and Plex race director, Alex Sturgeon!

Talking of Sturgeon, his son Emerson had a very good day in Mini Truggy as he took the TQ and win on Gold compound Ellipses on all 4 corners!

Within the Mod 4 wheel drive Buggy class it was JConcepts sweep as crew drivers Alex Vanderbeek completed 1st, Tom Rinderknecht completed 2nd and Nate Sutherland locked up third! Alex reported that he used Gold compound Dust Webs within the entrance, Gold compound Ellipses within the rear, a F2 physique and an Aero wing package deal. Nate mentioned he used Silver compound Ellipse all the best way round on his wheeler.

Younger JConcepts driver Owen Vanderbeek completed tenth in Mod 2wd Buggy and fifth general in Mod 4 wheel drive Buggy! He additionally used identical tools package deal as Alex.

Talking of Mod 2wd Buggy it was one other podium sweep for the JConcepts crew! This time Tom completed 1st, Alex completed 2nd and JC driver Drew Rubenking crammed out the ultimate spot in third place!

Now let’s make our approach as much as FTR Raceway in Foley, MN.

They had been the host observe to the primary MNRC factors sequence and crew driver Kyle Holmberg studies that he took the double TQ and win within the 1/8 Nitro and Electrical Buggy courses! In A1 of E buggy he used Inexperienced compound Reflex tires then switched to A2 compound Reflexes for the 2nd A Most important. Within the nitro class he used Blue compound Reflex tires for the 30 minute A Most important. Becoming a member of him on the nitro podium in third was teammate Josh Ford!

JC driver Joe Scaramell was additionally at this occasion and studies that he completed 2nd general within the 40+ 1/8 Nitro Buggy class! He used Blue compound Reflex tires, a S15 physique and a F2I wing.

Heading throughout the border into Wisconsin we cease within the metropolis of New Franken the place Dust Heaven Interest & Raceway is positioned.

They not too long ago held the opening spherical of their summer season sequence which featured each Off-Street indoor and out of doors racing plus some out of doors dust oval!

Crew driver Ryan Derenne studies that on the out of doors observe he competed within the Mod Stadium Truck class and completed 2nd general whereas operating on Inexperienced compound Sprinters and a Finnisher physique! On the indoor observe he grabbed one other 2nd place end within the 17.5 2wd Buggy class whereas operating on Silver compound Ellipses floor to slicks, a P2 physique and Mono rims! And within the 13.5 4 wheel drive Buggy class he would snag yet one more 2nd place end with the identical tire combo as his 2wd trip plus a S2 physique!

His teammate Richie Peters additionally competed in three totally different courses and would take the TQ and W in 17.5 2wd Buggy, 4 wheel drive SCT and the 13.5 Dash Automobile courses! He used a wide range of JC goodies:

  • Silver compound Ellipse
  • Inexperienced compound Sprinters
  • Inexperienced compound 3Ds
  • Mono wheels
  • Hazard wheels
  • Finnisher physique
  • Aero wing package deal

Our subsequent cease is in Waterloo, IL at a latest Set off King R/C Monster Truck Sequence occasion. Crew driver Chris Parrish studies that he received the 2nd bracket within the Losi LMT Spec class together with his modified “Samson” monster truck physique often known as “Colossus” and would end 2nd general! Within the Retro bracket 1 his Bearfoot truck would make the semi finals earlier than his was lastly crushed! It used the next gear:

  • Regulator chassis conversion package
  • Regulator Servo Mount Package (BAS)
  • Tribute Wheels
  • Golden 12 months tires
  • 1988 Chevy Silverado Monster Truck Physique

JConcepts driver Josh Rhodes was additionally at this occasion and competed within the Retro racing bracket and would end 1st general! He additionally competed within the Sport Mod bracket together with his reproduction Wildfoot truck and would make the semi finals! He additionally made the semi finals within the Professional Mod bracket with is Grave Digger truck too! All of his monster vehicles used a plethora of JConcepts gear:

Bigfoot IV

  • Regulator chassis conversion package
  • Regulator Servo Mount Package (BAS)
  • Tribute Wheels
  • Golden 12 months tires
  • 1989 Ford F-250 Monster Truck Physique

Wildfoot

  • 1993 Ford F-250 Monster Truck Physique
  • Tribute Wheels
  • Renegades tires

Grave Digger

  • JCI Mortician Physique
  • Tribute Wheels
  • Renegades tires

JC driver Jeremy Mark additionally competed within the Retro class and made the semi finals in racing bracket #1 together with his Taurus 1 truck! He used the next gear:

  • Gold compound Golden Years tires
  • Tribute Wheels
  • Tribute Wheel Mock Beadlock Rings
  • Aluminum, 25T Clamping Servo Horn – 18mm
  • Silent Velocity 27T Brushed Mounted Finish Bell Competitors Motor
  • 1982 GMC K2500 Physique

Within the Sport Mod class each his Sudden Affect and Taurus 3 reproduction vehicles had been on rails in racing bracket #2. Sudden Affect made it to the Elite 8 earlier than dealing with myself, and Taurus 3 made it to the finals! It used the next JC goodies:

  • Blue compound Renegades tires
  • Tribute Wheels
  • Tribute Wheel Mock Beadlock Rings
  • 1988 Chevy Silverado “Snoop Nostril” MT physique
  • Silent Velocity 17T Adjustable Timing Competitors Motor
  • Aluminum 25T Clamping Servo Horn – 20mm

Our subsequent cease is in Tennessee to go to Bullet City R/C in Milan for his or her thirteenth Annual Mayhem race which noticed over 170 entries! We had many drivers in attendance so let’s see how they carried out beginning with crew driver Drew Spurgeon. He mentioned he took the double TQ and win within the 40+ and Skilled 1/8 Nitro Buggy courses! He used Blue compound Teasers and a S15 on each profitable vehicles.

Crew driver Drew Williams competed in three totally different courses and received in two of them whereas operating all on Blue compound Triple Dees!

  • Skilled 1/8 Nitro Buggy = third place
  • Skilled 1/8 Electrical Buggy = TQ & 1st place
  • 1/8 Electrical Truggy = TQ & 1st place

JConcepts driver Izriah Osborne competed in each the Skilled 1/8 Electrical and Nitro Buggy courses and would end 2nd in each! His weapons of selection had been Blue compound Triple Dees and S15 our bodies.

Our subsequent report comes from crew driver Chris VanRaemdonck who simply competed at Race #2 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 this spherical was held at AJC.

He would set the TQ and take the win within the Professional Inventory 2wd Buggy class whereas operating on Swaggers tires within the entrance, Lockness tires within the rear and on all Mono wheels! He grabbed his second win of the occasion within the 13.5 4 wheel drive Buggy class whereas utilizing a F2 physique, a Carpet | Astro Excessive-Clearance 7″ Rear Wing, Swaggers tires within the entrance, Nessi tires within the rear and on all Mono wheels!

Our subsequent report comes from crew driver Robert Meyer Jr. who not too long ago competed on the King of the Carolinas occasion hosted by Cellular Hobbies in Shelby, NC. He studies that he received within the Professional 1/8 Electrical Buggy class whereas operating on Aqua compound Ellipse tires! And he TQed and completed 2nd general within the 1/8 Electrical Truggy class whereas operating on R2 Triple Dees!

Persevering with up the coast we cease in at Metropolis View Raceway in Harmony, VA to get the next report from crew driver Ken Rand Jr. He was in attendance competing at Spherical 3 of the Money Sequence and took the double TQ and win within the 1/8 Electrical and Nitro Buggy courses! He used a S15 physique and Inexperienced compound Stalkers within the nitro class and Silver compound Ellipses within the E buggy class.

JC mate Kyle Chasen was additionally competing at this occasion and reported that he completed seventh general within the 1/8 Nitro Buggy class and third place in 1/8 Nitro Truggy! He used Inexperienced compound Reflexes and Blue compound Triple Dees.

Now we get a number of studies our “associates” in Pennsylvania beginning with crew driver Tim Rothenberger.

He not too long ago competed on the 2nd M.A.D. Sequence Race held at Final RC Pitstop in Sinking Spring and studies that he took the win within the 17.5 Boosted Dash automotive class! He used Aqua compound Dust Webs up entrance with R2 compound Ellipses within the rear.

Staying in state we now go to LCRC Raceway in Oakland Mills for this report from JConcepts driver Matt Adams. He attended their heat up race for the upcoming ROAR Gasoline Off Street eighth Scale Nationals which noticed 339 entries! He competed within the Mod 2wd SCT and 1/8 Electrical Truggy courses and couldn’t bump out of the decrease mains for Truggy and within the SCT class he took the TQ and win! He used a Finnisher physique, F2I wing and Reflexes on his Truggy and a Hello-Circulation physique, Hazard wheels and Inexperienced compound Sprinters on his SCT.

Additionally competing at this heat up race was crew driver Tom Petrella. He raced within the 40+ 1/8 Nitro and Electrical Buggy courses and completed fifth in nitro and 4th in E buggy! Within the nitro predominant he opted for Aqua compound Detox tires and for E buggy he used Blockers in the identical compound. Each buggies additionally use S15 shells and Bullet wheels.

Now let’s get a number of updates from our abroad crew beginning with crew driver Jesper Rasmussen. He attended Spherical 2 of Danish Championship took the TQ and win within the Mod 2wd Buggy class and 2nd general in Mod 4 wheel drive Buggy! He used the next gear:

  • Black Fin Turnbuckle Units
  • Aero Wings
  • P2K physique on his 2wd
  • F2 physique on his 4 wheel drive

JC driver Jordan Isergin attended a latest membership race held at Keilor, Melbourne in Australia and took the TQ and win in Mod 4 wheel drive Buggy and completed 2nd in Mod 2wd Buggy!

He mentioned Inexperienced and Black compound Ellipses labored nice together with Carpet | Astro Excessive-Clearance 7″ Rear Wings.

JC mate Ray Munday was additionally at this race and he reported that he completed third in Mod 2wd Buggy whereas operating on Silver compound Ellipses together with a Black Fin Turnbuckle Set and a Carpet | Astro Excessive-Clearance 7″ Rear Wing! His son Lachlan Munday would additionally take the TQ and win on this class too!

Lastly, crew driver Ben Panic studies that he attended a sequence race two hours south of Sydney in New South Wales, Australia.

He competed within the 1/8 Nitro Buggy class and would end fifth for the day whereas operating Black compound Triple Dees!

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