It’s been two weeks of again to again racing for the JConcepts Crew as we traveled out to Arizona for the JConcepts INS race after which got here again dwelling to Florida the place we’d attend the ROAR 1:8 Electrical Nationals proper in our yard. Not removed from the JConcepts HQ is SS Hobbies & Raceway in Tampa, FL. We had been there earlier this 12 months for the INS Spring race and have returned for the 1:8 ROAR E-Nationals! The Setser household put within the work with the intention to rework their monitor. The structure was designed particularly for this occasion they usually widened the lanes of their conventional monitor to accommodate. The floor was additionally handled in another way to create that outside 1:8 monitor really feel whereas nonetheless being lined from the weather. The drivers all loved racing on this enjoyable structure! Check out the monitor photograph beneath to see the official monitor structure.
The staff experimented with a number of completely different tires all through the occasion as they had been making an attempt to find out what can be the most suitable choice to assist earn a spot on the rostrum. We experimented with the Detox, Rehab, and Reflex tire amongst others. Drivers additionally gave the impression to be between the Aqua and Blue compounds. The monitor floor was abrasive and dusty, however made for good racing. Finally, Ryan Maifield settled on the Blue Reflex for each E-Buggy and E-Truck. He felt it labored greatest on the freshly blown monitor in addition to when the monitor dusted up later within the race.
1:8 E-Buggy: Tyler Jones (1), Ryan Maifield (2)
1:8 E-Truck: Ryan Maifield (1), Spencer Rivkin (3)
four wheel drive Modified Quick Course: Dakotah Phend (2)
Qualifying (Greatest 2 of 4):
1:8 E-Buggy: Ryan Maifield (2), Lee Setser (3), Joe Bornhorst (5)
1:8 E-Truck: Ryan Maifield (1), Tyler Jones (2), Joe Bornhorst (4),
four wheel drive Modified SCT: Dakotah Phend (1)
1:8 Electrical Truck: Ryan Maifield (1), Joe Bornhorst (3), Dakotah Phend (4), Tyler Jones (5)
The race began off with Maifield within the lead with Jones proper behind him. Jones was driving all around the again of Maifield. It was a dance of pushing the restrict, in search of a move, and never messing up. By means of the chicane Jones seemed for a manner round Maifield, he tried to go for it, however Maifield blocked the move. Tessmann shortly after moved into 2nd. Tessmann was placing the strain on Maifield, however Maifield wasn’t going to permit it to vary the result he desired. With 2.5 minutes left Tessmann tried to make the move on Maifield, however he didn’t enable it as soon as once more via the chicane. Maifield snagged the pipe as he was pushing the tempo. Tessmann took over first, Maifield was in 2nd, and Jones was in third. Jones and Maifield had been battling onerous for that 2nd place. The race completed with Maifield in 2nd, Bornhorst in third, Phend in 4th, and Jones in fifth.
Maifield led off the race. Jones as soon as once more proper behind him. Tessmann and Jones received into one another. Maifield’s lead lengthened. Phend moved into third. Maifield received a 2 second lead fairly early on. They moved via lap visitors, Maifield received by fantastically. Tessmann was behind Phend. Phend was pushing it with the intention to keep his place, all of the whereas blocking Tessmann from making a move. Maifield was nonetheless transferring across the monitor like clock work. Tessmann had a bobble that allowed Phend to achieve some house, Phend was on Ogden’s again door. He was in search of 2nd. Maifield took A2! It could come all the way down to A3 to find out the nationwide champ. The race completed with Phend in third and Bornhorst in fifth.
It was the ultimate spherical. Maifield was on edge, able to take the win. Maifield and Jones led the best way from their beginning positions. Tessmann bobbled on the double earlier than the straightaway, which allowed Phend to maneuver into third. Bornhorst was behind him in 4th. Jones was trying for a door to slip by Maifield, however Maifield, on the protection, blocks him from getting by. Bornhorst now. in third. Jones was solely 0.5 behind Maifield. Bornhorst had a bobble however nonetheless pushing onerous, Phend moved into third. It was a freight prepare behind Phend, however he was on his A-game. Maifield began to achieve some respiratory room. Jones was again as much as Maifield he needed to get by. Maifield spaced out his lead by 4.5 seconds. Phend was making his manner up on Jones. Maifield took the win changing into your 2021 Electrical Truck Nationwide Champion!
1:8 Electrical Buggy: Ryan Maifield (1), Dakotah Phend (2), Lee Setser (3)
Tessmann began first on the grid, Maifield instantly was surging on the tone. Tessmann snagged the pipe within the chicane, and Maifield took over the lead. Setser was proper there in 2nd on Maifield’s wing. Maifield was making an attempt to drag away from the pack. Cavalieri was solely 0.79 behind Setser, however Setser wasn’t going to budge. These prime two had been pulling away now with over 1 second on third place. 3 minutes to go they usually had been spacing out. Maifield was 1.5 seconds in entrance of Setser, and Setser was 2.6 seconds in entrance of Phend who was in third. Setser was shaving off time as he was only one.0 second behind Maifield with underneath a minute to go. Phend now 3 seconds behind Setser in third. The tone goes off, Setser was on Maifield’s tail he was making an attempt to make the move however ended up being solely 0.2 seconds behind Maifield! Setser was driving quick! Maifield took the win in A1. Setser completed 2nd and Phend completed third.
Tessmann led it off with Maifield proper behind him, hungry for the win as soon as once more. He needed to safe his Nationwide Title. They had been 0.3 aside. Cavalieri was 0.3 behind Ty, in search of 2nd place. Maifield and Ty received into fairly the debacle on the again straightaway. A pair different drivers received caught up in it as properly, because it all was unfolding so rapidly. Dakotah Phend took over the lead, Bornhorst was in 2nd, and Cavalieri remained in third. Setser had made a comeback from a mistake early on, as he was driving in 4th. Phend had 1.5 up on 2nd place. The primary battle was between Cavalieri and Bornhorst for 2nd. Setser moved up into that third spot. In the meantime, Phend’s lead continued to elongate. The tone went off, the race completed with Phend taking the win, Setser in third , and Oliveras in fifth. Issues had been mixing up and A3 can be the figuring out issue.
The ultimate race of the day. The Nationwide Champion title was nonetheless up within the air, and there have been just a few contenders. Maifield took over the lead early on. Setser was in third pushing to get by Tessmann. Tessmann was solely 0.3 seconds behind Maifield, they needed to maintain it clear. Tessmann made the move as they had been drag racing down the entrance straightaway into first. Tessmann received it unsuitable within the quad, Maifield took over first. Setser and Tessmann had been nearly parallel going into the chicane. Setser was gaining on them. It was Tessmann, Maifield, and Setser via the chicane. Setser needed to make a move on Tessmann into 2nd. He went for it, in spite of everything it was for the title. Maifield remained within the lead and Phend moved into 2nd. The operating order was Maifield, Phend, and Cavalieri. Tessmann and Cavalieri had been battling it out for third place. Cavalieri and Tessmann get by Phend, however Phend rapidly takes 2nd place over as soon as once more. Jones will get up within the combine as he wedges himself into 4th within the ultimate 30 seconds. The race completed with Maifield in 1st, Phend in 2nd, and Setser in fifth.
four wheel drive Modified Quick Course: Dakotah Phend (1)
Try the video beneath to look at Dakotah within the mains!
It was fairly an thrilling occasion as Ryan Maifield has taken 4 1:8 Nationwide Titles inside two months! His 12 months has been unbelievable with a formidable successful streak! From successful all three lessons at DNC to 4 Nationwide Titles, his 1:8 program is dialed in! We noticed a number of different superior performances from drivers reminiscent of Dakotah Phend, Lee Setser, and Joe Bornhorst. Dakotah Phend took A1 and A2 of Quick Course which allowed him to safe his Nationwide Title early on! Lee Setser grabbed a spot on the rostrum at his first E-Nationals and Joe Bornhorst took third on the rostrum in Electrical Truck! Thanks to Ronnie, Kim, Lee, and Kenny Setser for offering a terrific facility! We’re pleased with all of our drivers’ efforts and we sit up for seeing everybody quickly at Depraved Weekend or 1:10 Nationals!