JConcepts Summer Indoor Nationals

JConcepts Summer Indoor Nationals

We arrived on Thursday morning when the doorways opened on the one and solely Pastime Motion RC Raceway in Chandler, AZ. One of the premier services within the nation. Once you stroll in it opens up into a phenomenal totally stocked interest store. As you proceed via the shop you’ll discover the again wall composed of glass home windows and a Brian Kinwald banner to recollect the legend himself. By the double doorways you go into the huge pit area and the filth monitor is to the suitable. Slicks are the usual right here and the Pastime Motion crew created a room designated for tire prep. 

As you’d perhaps think about the go-to tire selection of the weekend was the JConcepts Ellipse. Sometimes the ellipse units the usual for many indoor 1:10 scale tracks. The monitor crew had a daily watering schedule and marshals had been instructed to blow off the monitor after each run. You possibly can see a few of the monitor structure above. One of many more difficult options of this monitor had been the triples that landed right into a flip.


13.5 2wd SCT: Adam Rayls (1)

13.5 2wd Stadium Truck: Brent Thielke (1), Doug Lariviere (4), Ethan Kovalsky (5)

13.5 four wheel drive Buggy: Davey Batta (2), Matthew Gonzales (3), Doug Lariviere (5)

17.5 Skilled 2wd Buggy: Davey Batta (1), Matthew Gonzales (2)

2wd Mod Buggy: Cole Tollard (3), Spencer Rivkin (4), Ryan Maifield (5)

four wheel drive Mod Buggy: Spencer Rivkin (2), Tom Rinderknecht (3), Ryan Maifield (4)

Qualifying (Finest 2 of three):

13.5 2wd SCT: Adam Rayls (2)

13.5 Stadium Truck: Matthew Gonzales (2), Brent Thielke (3), Justin Inexperienced (5)

13.5 four wheel drive Buggy: Davey Batta (1), Matthew Gonzales (2), Doug Lariviere (5) 

17.5 2wd Buggy: Matthew Gonzales (1), Doug Lariviere (4)

2wd Modified Buggy: Spencer Rivkin (3), Cole Tollard (4)

four wheel drive Modified Buggy: Cole Tollard (2), Ryan Maifield (5) 

Remaining Outcomes: 

2wd Modified Buggy:

Spencer Rivkin (2nd) 


Out of the gate it was Cavalieri and Rivkin battling it out. Cole Tollard was not far behind. On a monitor like this there is no such thing as a mercy. It’s the longest 5 minutes of your life. Rivkin was just one.1 seconds again with 2 min to go. Rivkin and Horne had been shut collectively combating for 2nd. They had been each ready to see what Cavalieri would do in the meantime attempting to achieve pace. Cavalieri obtained on two wheels, Horne barely hit the pipe. Rivkin made up a while and gained a bit of consolation area behind him. Tollard moved into third, the stress was on behind him however he simply wanted to drag away. In the meantime, Rivkin was preying on Cavalieri as they got here up on lap site visitors. The race completed with Cavalieri in 1st, Rivkin in 2nd, and Tollard in third. 


Evans was within the 1 and Rivkin was on Cavalieri like glue. He wished a type of prime spots so unhealthy. Rivkin made the go on Cavalieri. However they had been too shut for consolation. Evans was lengthening his lead. Horne moved up into third behind Rivkin. Rivkin was shortly throughout Evans wing. It was getting thrilling. Tollard was in 4th ready to make his transfer. Rivkin took the lead after making that heart triple with Cavalieri. He simply wanted to maintain it clear. 60 seconds to go and he was on a mission. They had been arising on lap site visitors. It was so shut! Rivkin takes the win!!


Cole Tollard was in second place he was seeking to transfer previous Evans who was in 1st. There was some carnage within the triple by the drivers stand on the primary lap which had brought about the sphere to area out a bit of greater than regular.  Cole Tollard was sustaining however he was attempting catch Evans. They’ve made their approach via lap site visitors. Tollard blazes via the end line and secured 2nd for the spherical! Cole Tollard took 2nd for the spherical!

four wheel drive Modified Buggy:

Cole Tollard (2nd)


Cole Tollard was within the third and Maifield was in 4th. Each drivers had been looking down Cavalieri and Evans. Maifield moved into the highest 3. It might solely take one mistake by a driver in entrance of you to maneuver up. Tollard and Maifield had been battling laborious for that third spot. They had been working collectively in the meantime each attempting to rank themselves up. Tollard was in a position to cruise in third and maintain it clear. Cole Tollard was in a position to take third for the spherical! 


Tollard was making his approach in to third he was attempting to go Evans. Horne was on his tail. Rivkin was seeking to go Horne and transfer into 4th. Tollard In 4th and Rinderknecht in fifth. Tollard was catching Horne and attempting to regain that prime 3 spot. 


Cavalieri already secured the win. Cole Tollard was main this one out. He was attempting to get away from the pack early on. Maifield was in 4th and near that second place battle. He obtained previous Evans and into third after the middle triple. He’s on the hunt for Horne who was in 2nd. The highest 3 have considerably spaced out. It was Tollard, Horne, and Maifield. Rivkin was seeking to go Maiorana and he does permitting himself to maneuver into 4th.  Cole Tollard took 1st for the spherical and Ryan Maifield took third. 

17.5 2wd Buggy: 

Davey Batta (1st) Matthew Gonzales (2nd)

Matthew Gonzales was main it out. Zeke was not giving an inch behind him. Gonzales was taking part in protection and attempting to get away. Some carnage behind him allowed Gonzales to get a bit of extra respiration room however he couldn’t get too comfrotable. Batta was up within the third. He was  in search of a approach round Cavalier. They had been gaining on Gonzales. Gonzales nonetheless maintained his lead. Batta took over the lead proper via the triple closest to the drivers stand. Matthew Gonzales was nonetheless hanging on. Batta and Gonzales had been the inexperienced and yellow dream crew all weekend. Gonzales and Batta had crafted a semi snug lead on the remainder of the sphere. Batta  was making his approach via lap site visitors fantastically. The race completed with Batta taking the win and Gonzales in 2nd. 

13.5 four wheel drive Buggy: 

Davey Batta (1st) Matthew Gonzales (2nd)

Davey led the best way with Matthew Gonzales behind him in 2nd, and Doug Lariviere in third. Lariviere had a coronary heart wrenching break early on. Batta had a snug lead. Gonzales additionally had some respiration room behind him. Ballinger was in third so Gonzales needed to maintain it clear and proceed to elongate his hole. Batta took the win with Gonzales behind him. It’s a inexperienced and yellow win as soon as once more!! 

13.5 2wd Stadium Truck: 

Matthew Gonzales (1st), Brent Thielke (2nd) 

13.5 2wd Quick Course:

Adam Rayls (2nd) *Not Pictured*

General, It was an amazing turnout for the occasion with 243 entries and 130 drivers! The Pastime Motion Crew ran an superior program and we sit up for coming again subsequent 12 months! Within the meantime, we’re flying again dwelling to the JConcepts HQ to prepare for the ROAR 1:8 Electrical Nationals at SS Hobbies I’m Tampa, Fl. We’re wanting ahead to this nationwide occasion hosted proper in our yard! 

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