Race Team Update – September 2021 Week #3

Race Team Update – September 2021 Week #3

The wins preserve falling for the JConcepts race group like leaves from an autumn tree! Examine the place we raked up victories this previous week on this new version of the Race Group Replace!

We begin this week’s report out in sunny California. There have been just a few occasions taking place all through the state and the group was placing in work so let’s see the way it paid off beginning with group driver Joseph Levin.

He not too long ago competed at LSR Speedway in Sacramento for the 2021 SacTown Throwdown. He would end 2nd on the rostrum in each the Professional 17.5 2wd and 13.5 four wheel drive Buggy lessons! His 2wd used Silver compound Ellipses within the rear with Gold compound Filth Webs up entrance, plus a light-weight F2 physique and a Carpet | Astro Excessive-Clearance 7″ Rear Wing. And on his wheeler he additionally used Ellipses in the identical compound all the way in which round and in addition an ordinary weight F2 physique and the identical rear wing.

Additionally competing at this occasion was teammate Lucas Wedsted. He would TQ and win the Professional 17.5 2wd Buggy class whereas operating Silver compound Ellipses on all 4 corners, plus Filth Tech inserts and a Carpet | Astro Excessive-Clearance 7″ Rear Wing!

Subsequent, we head over to town of Camarillo the place Roadrunners RC is positioned. Our driver Jesse Granat not too long ago competed there for the third spherical of the Fall FNL Factors Sequence within the 1/8 Professional Electrical Buggy class. He would qualify tenth and transfer as much as 2nd general whereas operating on Inexperienced compound Detox and Reflex tires, a S15 shell, a F2I wing and the brand new 17mm Finnisher Serrated / Magnetic Wheel Nuts!

We now head east to Omaha, NE the place the HobbyTown USA HobbyPlex (The Plex) is positioned. They only wrapped up their annual Summer time Sequence so let’s see how the group completed beginning with JC driver Ethan Delair. After all of the factors have been calculated he would end third general in Mod 2wd Buggy and 2nd place in Mod four wheel drive Buggy! He used the next JC goodies throughout this sequence:

2wd

  • F2 physique
  • Carpet | Astro Excessive-Clearance 7″ Rear Wing
  • Gold compound Ellipses within the rear
  • Gold compound Filth Webs within the entrance

four wheel drive

  • F2 physique
  • Carpet | Astro Excessive-Clearance 7″ Rear Wing
  • Gold compound Ellipses within the entrance and rear

And becoming a member of him on the ultimate podium for Mod four wheel drive Buggy have been JC mates Alex Vanderbeek (1st) and Nate Sutherland (third) to finish the JConcepts sweep!

JCon driver Brandon Kearney completed up for the yr at this sequence too, and he positioned twelfth general in Mod 2wd Buggy and ninth in Mod four wheel drive Buggy! Usually a carpet racer he stated he’s wanting ahead to competing at this sequence once more subsequent yr on the grime and he utilized the next gear:

  • Light-weight F2 our bodies
  • Mono wheels
  • Gold compound Ellipses within the rear on each his 2wd and four wheel drive buggy
  • Gold compound Filth Webs within the entrance on his 2wd Buggy
  • Carpet | Astro Excessive-Clearance 7″ Rear Wings

Floating as much as the ‘Land of 10,000 Lakes’ let’s get just a few reviews from the group who competed on the fifth and closing spherical of the MNRC Off-Highway Racing Sequence. Beginning with group driver Josh Ford after the sequence had accomplished he would end 2nd general within the 1/8 Nitro Buggy class and 1st place in 1/8 Nitro Truggy! For the finals he ran the brand new F2 truggy physique and Orange 2 compound Reflex tires on each automobiles. Becoming a member of him on the truggy podium have been teammates Jeremy Whiting (2nd) and Joe Scaramell (sixth)!

Talking of Joe, he additionally tell us that he completed 1st general in 40+ 1/8 Nitro Buggy! For the finals he began on Inexperienced compound Reflex tires then converted to the Blue compound. However for the mains on Sunday he opted to run A2 compound Reflex tires on his truggy and A2 compound Detox tires with the buggy.

Swooping all the way down to the ‘Land of Lincoln’ we cease in at RJD Hobbies within the metropolis of Lincoln. Group driver Ryan Mcclain not too long ago visited this observe to compete of their Harvest Cup in each the 1/8 Nitro and Electrical Truggy lessons. He completed 4th general in e truggy whereas utilizing Blue compound Reflex tires for qualifying then the Inexperienced compound for the principle! And he additionally took 1st general within the nitro truggy class whereas competing on Inexperienced compound Reflex tires the whole time!

Additionally racing at this occasion was teammate Brayden Billington in three totally different lessons with stable outcomes!

  • 1/8 Electrical Buggy = TQ & 2nd place whereas operating on Blue compound Kosmos tires and S15 our bodies
  • 1/8 Nitro Buggy = 2nd place whereas operating on Blue compound Kosmos tires and S15 our bodies
  • 1/8 Electrical Truggy = TQ & 1st place whereas operating on Blue compound Reflex tires

Heading to the ‘Buckeye State’ we examine in with JC driver Logan Wendling. He not too long ago went to TARCAR in Toledo for the Ralph Jaquay Memorial Race. He would qualify 2nd in each the 1/8 Nitro and Electrical Buggy lessons and end 2nd in e buggy and took the w in nitro buggy! Each bugs used Blue compound Stalkers mounted to Bullet wheels.

Persevering with east we revisit LCRC Raceway in Oakland Mills, PA which was host to this yr’s ROAR 1/8 Fuel Off-Road Nationals. They only held their 2021 East Coast Race Towards Most cancers occasion and so they acquired sufficient proceeds to make a $20,000 donation to the American Most cancers Society!

On the race aspect of issues let’s examine in with the group beginning with JC driver Tom Petrella. He competed in each the 1/8 Nitro Buggy 40+ and Professional lessons. Within the knowledgeable class he got here up wanting bumping out of the B Important, and in 40+ he would end up 4th general! His autos used each Blue compound Reflex and Detox tires.

Additionally racing at this occasion was JC driver Matt Adams, in 5 totally different lessons!

  • Mod 2wd SCT = TQ and completed in 1st place whereas operating a Hello-Movement physique and Inexperienced compound Sprinters on Hazard wheels
  • Mod 2wd Buggy = Completed in 4th place whereas operating a F2 physique and Inexperienced compound Sprinters on Mono wheels
  • Mod four wheel drive Buggy = Completed in seventh place whereas operating on Inexperienced compound Sprinters on Mono wheels
  • 1/8 Electrical Truggy = Completed twenty seventh out of 45 entries whereas operating a Finnisher physique, F2I wing and Blue compound Reflexes on Bullet wheels
  • Intermediate 1/8 Electrical Buggy = Completed seventeenth out of 36 entries whereas operating a S3 physique and Blue compound Reflexes on Bullet wheels

He additionally earns our coveted ‘ironman’ award for this week too!

Group driver, and a number of ‘ironman’ award recipient, Dave McEwen additionally competed at this race and filed the next report. He completed tenth general in 1/8 Electrical Truggy and 4th place in 40+ 1/8 Electrical Buggy! He used a wide range of JC goodness on his autos:

Buggy

  • S15 physique
  • F2I wing
  • Blue compound ReHab tires
  • Bullet wheels

Truggy

  • F2 physique
  • F2I wing
  • Blue compound Reflex tires
  • Bullet wheels

Heading south we land at Leaned Out Raceway in Disputanta, VA. They not too long ago placed on their Mad Maddy Birthday Bash trophy race and group driver Josh Parrish was in attendance. He competed within the Professional 1/8 Electrical Buggy class and completed fifth general! His e buggy used Blue compound Blockers on Bullet wheels together with a S15 physique and F2I wing.

Now let’s get some updates from our worldwide group beginning with group driver Paul Parks. This previous weekend he attended the finals for the factors sequence on the RC Gears race observe in Calgary, Alberta in Canada and completed 1st general within the 1/8 Electrical Buggy class! For the eight race sequence he used Blue compound Stalkers, Blockers and Detox treads.

Our closing report involves us courtesy of JC driver Alberto Garcia. He not too long ago competed on the 1/8 Spain Nationals and was operating sturdy within the 45 minute A important earlier than some points arrived that may drop him out of the race. He would nonetheless end thirteenth for the occasion and was operating quick on A2 compound Blockers!

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