Race Team Update – October 2021 Week #5

Race Team Update – October 2021 Week #5

The JConcepts race group continues to deal with themselves to podium finishes whereas tricking the competitors on the similar time which you’ll learn for your self on this spooky version of the Race Group Replace!

We start this week’s race report in Wytheville, VA for the Blue Ridge Nationals. This occasion passed off over the weekend and let’s see how the group carried out beginning with group driver Tom Petrella.

He reported that he competed in each the 1/8 40+ and Open Nitro Buggy courses. He would end seventh for the weekend in nitro buggy and third general in 40+ buggy! For spherical 1 of qualifying he ran on Inexperienced compound Ellipses, switched to Silver compound ReHabs for spherical 2, then lastly settled on Silver compound Ellipses for the remainder of the occasion. He additionally used a S15 physique as effectively.

Teammate Bella Rogers competed in each the 1/8 Open Electrical Buggy and Truggy courses at this race. After making an attempt completely different tire mixtures throughout qualifying she was head over heels on our Inexperienced compound Reflex tires as she went on to complete third in e truggy and 1st in e buggy!

Additionally racing at this occasion was JCon driver David Olsen in each the 1/8 Open Electrical Truggy and Professional Electrical Buggy courses. He would lock within the TQ for each and after the mains had been ran he would end eighth in truggy and 2nd place in buggy! His e truggy used Inexperienced compound Reflex tires whereas his e buggy rocked Silver compound ReHabs. Becoming a member of him on the Professional Electrical Buggy podium in 1st place was teammate Bryan Kata! He additionally competed within the 1/8 Professional Nitro Buggy class and would end 4th general whereas working on Silver compound ReHabs together with a S15 physique!

JC driver Jonah Wilson additionally raced at this occasion in three completely different courses. Within the 1/8 Professional Nitro Buggy class he certified 2nd for the finals however dropped out early with a DNF. Within the 1/8 Professional Electrical Buggy class he would simply miss out on the rostrum by ending 4th general. His luck would change within the 1/8 Open Electrical Truggy class as he completed 2nd on the rostrum!

Now we transfer down the coast to Thunder Alley RC Speedway in Lucama, NC. This previous weekend they held race #4 within the Ros Factors Collection and our driver Luis Diego tell us that he took the double TQ and win in each the Mini Truggy and Pro4 SCT courses!

His mini truggy used Gold compound Octagon tires whereas his Pro4 utilized Filth Webs in the identical compound. Each vehicles additionally used a Finnisher physique too.

Dipping into South Carolina we head over to the city of Moncks Nook for our subsequent replace.

Group driver Patrick Rossiter Jr. lately went to Moncks Nook Raceway to compete of their 2021 Halloween Membership Race and made the rostrum in three completely different courses!

  • TQ and 1st in Pro2 SCT utilizing Inexperienced compound Sprinter tires on Hazard wheels and the HF2 physique within the light-weight possibility
  • TQ and 2nd in 1/8 Professional Electrical Buggy utilizing Inexperienced compound Reflex tires on Bullet wheels
  • TQ and 1st in 1/8 Electrical Truggy utilizing Inexperienced compound Reflex tires

Marching into Georgia we cease in on the HobbyTown Columbus monitor within the metropolis of Columbus. This previous weekend they held eighth Annual Grand SLAM trophy race and let’s see how the group did beginning with group driver Jason Westfall.

He reported that he completed 2nd in each the Mod 4WD Buggy and Stadium Truck courses! He used a Finnisher shell on the truck, a F2 physique on the wheeler and each rigs used slicked out Silver compound Ellipse tires.

Additionally working at this occasion was teammate Chris VanRaemdonck. He competed within the Mod 2wd Buggy class and would end third for the day whereas working on sanded Blue compound Ellipse tires, Mono wheels and a S2 physique and a Carpet | Astro Excessive-Clearance 7″ Rear Wing! He additionally dusted off his ‘classic’ SC10.2 to compete within the Pro2 SCT class and would take the TQ and win whereas utilizing a Nissan Titan physique, Hazard wheels and sanded down Inexperienced compound Ellipses tires!

Shifting additional south we cease at Cocoa, FL the place Beachline Raceway is situated. The sixth and ultimate spherical of their Wednesday Night time World’s Level Collection was lately held, and our driver Brett Kingsbury competed in each the Skilled Inventory 2wd and 13.5 4WD Buggy courses.

After the factors had been calculated he would take 1st place in each courses whereas utilizing Fuzz Chunk tires and F2 our bodies!

Subsequent, let’s make the grand journey to Grandville, MI the place Grand River RC is situated. This previous weekend they held their Halloween Spooktacular Race which included a dressing up and pumpkin carving contest! Group driver Chris Rothwell competed within the 13.5 4WD, 17.5 2wd and 40+ 17.5 2wd Buggy courses. He would triple up in all three buggy courses with a primary place end which included a TQ within the 40+ class! He additionally used sanded down Silver compound Ellipses on all 4 corners for all three courses too.

Additionally competing at this occasion was teammate Kyle Munson within the 17.5 2wd Buggy class. Kyle completed third whereas working a F2 physique and sanded down Silver compound Ellipses!

Now let’s make a left flip right down to Yukon, OK the place Taylor Park RC Raceway is situated. This previous weekend they held their seventh Annual Nightmare On Filth occasion which noticed over 100 entries! Let’s examine in with the group to see how they carried out beginning with group driver Heath Lawson.

He competed within the Outlaw Dash class and bumped up from the C Primary to complete third within the B major and simply missed out on the switch spot! However he nonetheless had fun and was working quick on Inexperienced compound Ellipses mounted to Mono wheels!

Teammate Tyler Keel was additionally in attendance and raced within the Outlaw Dash and Midwest Modified courses. He would go on to complete 2nd on the rostrum within the Midwest Modified class took the W within the Outlaw Dash class! He ran on Inexperienced compound Filth Webs and Ellipses.

Teammate Shane Wheeler competed within the Outlaw Dash and Late Mannequin courses too. He didn’t have better of luck within the Outlaw Dash class when he acquired snarled in a wreck, however he would end 2nd general within the Late Mannequin class! Each automobiles had been additionally working on Inexperienced compound Filth Webs up entrance with Ellipses within the rear.

Our subsequent cease is at Eaton’s Intermountain RC Raceway in Salt Lake Metropolis, UT. This previous weekend they held their 14th Annual Halloween Havoc Race and JC driver Ron Chirrick competed in two truck courses, Masters and 17.5 Stadium Truck. He would take the TQ and win in Masters and likewise one other W within the 17.5 class! He mentioned each vehicles used a Finnisher physique plus Gold compound Octagons on all 4 corners.

Now let’s fly over to sunny California to get some racing updates from the group competing at a number of occasions via out the state. Beginning with group driver Jeremy Bunting he tell us that he lately raced on the ‘Boneyard Insanity’ monster truck race held in Menifee. This occasion additionally included Halloween themed lights, music, and obstacles.

He mentioned regardless that he didn’t take dwelling the win he nonetheless had a good time competing together with his ‘Titan’ monster truck decked out with Renegade tires, Tribute rims, Tribute Wheel Mock Beadlock Rings and a 2005 Chevy 1500 MT Single Cab physique!

Our subsequent cease is within the metropolis of Sacramento the place LSR Speedway is situated. This previous weekend they held their seventh Annual Halloween Race and group driver Lucas Wedsted studies that he took the double TQ and win within the Skilled 17.5 2wd Buggy and Stadium Truck courses! Each automobiles used Silver compound Ellipses, F2 shells and Mono wheels.

Additionally competing at this race was teammate Rob Moots within the 40+ 2wd Buggy class. He would go on to take the TQ and win whereas working on ghosted Silver compound Ellipses within the rear, Silver compound Filth Webs within the entrance, plus a Carpet | Astro Excessive-Clearance 7″ Rear Wing!

Our final cease is at SDRC Raceway in San Diego. Friday night time they held a particular Halloween trophy occasion and group driver Mike Sorchy was in attendance. He competed in three courses and podiumed in all three of them!

  • Open 2wd Buggy = 1st place whereas utilizing a S2 physique, a Carpet | Astro Excessive-Clearance 7″ Rear Wing, Silver compound Ellipses sanded to slicks together with RM2 foams
  • Skilled 17.5 2wd Buggy = 2nd place whereas utilizing a S2 physique, a Carpet | Astro Excessive-Clearance 7″ Rear Wing, Silver compound Ellipses sanded to slicks together with RM2 foams
  • 13.5 4WD Buggy = third place whereas utilizing a F2 physique, a Carpet | Astro Excessive-Clearance 7″ Rear Wing, Silver compound Ellipses sanded to slicks together with RM2 foams

Lastly, JC driver John Caudillo additionally ran at this particular occasion competing within the 13.5 2wd SCT class, and would lock up the ultimate podium spot whereas working on Gold compound Octagons, Hazard wheels and a HF2 physique!

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