Friday5 With Team Driver Kevin Lenderman

Friday5 With Team Driver Kevin Lenderman

On this version of the JConcepts Friday5 we speak to Texas staff driver, Kevin Lenderman!

1. How did you first hear about racing RC automobiles? And what lessons did you compete in?

I had seen them on Fb and my dad had informed me about racing at Wild Invoice’s RC Raceway in Irving, TX about 30 years in the past. I seemed them up on Fb and so they have been nonetheless racing and I made a decision I wished to go test it out. A very long time good friend and I went to look at on a Friday night time and I used to be hooked. I first raced within the Novice class with a Slash.

2. Dust Oval has actually grown in recognition over the previous few years. In your opinion what’s the important explanation for this enhance of left flip drivers?

I feel that the shut racing individuals see on the monitor on a weekly foundation catches their consideration. In Dust Oval you’re all the time round different automobiles regardless of if you’re the chief working visitors or in direction of the again attempting to make a cost to the entrance. Additionally the automobiles seem like their full scale counter components so it’s simpler to determine every class.

3. In your opinion, what lessons have you ever seen that appear to be in a decline? And the way would you attempt to resolve this so there may be extra participation?

Brief Course Modified is my favourite class. It’s so unhappy to see it decline so shortly. Simply this 12 months my dwelling monitor needed to transfer on from the category as a result of the automotive rely was so low. I’ve racked my mind for weeks and months attempting to provide you with an answer that may see the category develop. Up to now I imagine if it have been to return to a two pole motor max restrict of a 6.5 flip motor and inventory chassis with adjustable rear arms it could take off and develop into one of many greater lessons across the nation.

4. Relating to new merchandise launched from JConcepts, what are you most excited to see and why? Is it a brand new physique, new tire, new accent, and so on.?

Pit equipment are my favourite! Bags, boxes, setup tools, and so on. I attempt to maintain my race bag organized and the JConcepts staff retains these goodies coming!

5. In addition to RC automobiles, what different hobbies are you into?

I like watching and attending full measurement racing occasions. Dust monitor, off-road, motocross, drag racing; I just about like all of them. I just about grew up in any respect the native grime and drag racing tracks across the Dallas/Fort Price space as a result of my dad raced. I additionally get pleasure from attending to hunt and fish after I get the chance. And like most individuals I actually get pleasure from getting along with my household and buddies to get pleasure from cookouts, holidays, or particular events.

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