We caught up with Ryan Maifield following his double up on the 2021 ROAR 1/eighth Scale Off-Street Nationals to see how he’s doing and what he’s as much as. #TalkItUpTuesday
LiveRC: How did it really feel grabbing each wins on the 2021 ROAR Nationals?
Ryan Maifield: Clearly It felt good to have such a strong weekend, a variety of effort and time is put in on my own and a variety of different folks to attempt to have all our tools as much as par, so when you’ve got a weekend like that it’s gratifying understanding that every one that effort and work paid off.
LRC: How a lot was it actually bothering you, if in any respect, having gone such a very long time with out getting a ROAR Nitro Buggy Title?
RM: I wouldn’t say it was bothering me, I positively knew how lengthy it had been, I kinda reminded myself every year about that reality because the nationals have been approaching, it’s good to win that race once more for positive.
LRC: How do you are feeling concerning the gasoline tank scenario?
RM: I don’t know, I want it by no means occurred, I might have appreciated to have raced Ty and Cole in the primary for positive. I’ve had some actually dangerous luck at that occasion up to now, this yr it went clean for my program and tools.
LRC: The place do that yr’s wins rank up in opposition to a few of your favourite recollections or victories?
RM: I don’t ever actually examine something like that, I’ve had a superb yr for positive, the businesses I race for make the very best tools within the business in my view, due to how strong my tools is offers me the chance to compete up entrance extra typically then not, I’m fortunate to have the ability to race and be surrounded by the very best within the enterprise.
LRC: Having lately turn out to be a father for the second time, how is dad life?
RM: It’s superior, they develop quick, my son is within the storage with me nearly on a regular basis asking questions, asking for wrenches and components, can’t anticipate them to be sufficiently old to race.
LRC: The place is that this 1/eighth scale dominance coming from, now we have at all times know you had talent, however this final string of victories is fairly unbelievable?
RM: Nicely like I mentioned earlier, I feel I’ve a number of the greatest tools within the business, having confidence in your tools is a giant issue, I do know in every single place I am going my stuff goes to be very near the appropriate setup, I’ve a superb routine at residence with how I prep my vehicles and observe, having all these items so as makes large race weekends go loads smoother for positive.
LRC: Is there any win nonetheless you want to cross off your bucket record.
RM: Nicely what ever the subsequent occasion is truthfully, and naturally the 1/eighth worlds.
LRC: Will we see you at any drag racing occasions quickly?
RM: I’m positive sooner or later I’ll get to one of many large money occasions, my schedule is fairly full yearly however I’ll discover the time sooner or later.
I wish to thank all the businesses I run for, Mugen Seiki, Group Yokomo, Jconcepts, MX, Maxima, Hobbywing, Amain hobbies, Protek, stick it one,MIP, Lunsford, Interest Motion.