Race Team Update – February 2022 Week #2

Race Team Update – February 2022 Week #2

The JConcepts race group exhibits no like to the competitors as they proceed to dominate them out on the observe. Learn extra about our profitable methods on this version of the Race Group Replace!

We begin this week’s race report in St. Charles, MO the place SmacTrac is positioned. Over the weekend they held their Winter Indoor Championship which noticed almost 170 entries competing in eight completely different lessons. So let’s see how the group carried out beginning with JC driver Brad Dean. He reported that he competed within the Mod 2wd and four wheel drive Buggy lessons and set the TQ in each! After the mains have been run he would end in 2nd in Mod four wheel drive and take dwelling 1st place in Mod 2wd! Each automobiles used Gold compound Ellipse tires together with Mono wheels and F2 our bodies.

His teammate Wesley Gifford additionally competed at this occasion in the identical two lessons. He would end third in Mod 2wd and take the W in Mod wheeler! He additionally used Gold compound Ellipses together with Mono wheels, and F2 and P2 shells.

JConcepts driver Connor Gentle additionally raced in these two aggressive lessons and he would end seventh in Mod 2wd and simply miss out on the rostrum in Mod four wheel drive! Each of his automobiles have been working quick on Gold compound Ellipses glued to Mono wheels together with F2 and P2 our bodies.

Now we head to the ‘Land of Lincoln’ for our subsequent report from group driver Brayden Billington. He not too long ago went to RJD Hobbies within the metropolis of Lincoln to compete at Spherical 2 of their Winter Sequence in three lessons. He would find yourself TQ and profitable in all of them whereas working on Silver compound Ellipses and Mono wheels!

Now we dribble over into Indiana to meet up with group driver Justin Inexperienced. He went to Turf Burners RC Raceway in Indianapolis to compete at their Midwest Indoor Turf Champs occasion. Operating within the 13.5 four wheel drive and 17.5 2wd Buggy lessons he would end second in each whereas utilizing Fuzz Bites on all 4 corners on his wheeler together with Fuzz Bites within the entrance and Nessi tires within the rear on his 2wd buggy! He additionally used our Mono wheels, S2 our bodies, and Carpet | Astro Excessive-Clearance 7″ Rear Wings.

Heading north we cease in at Grandville, MI the place Grand River RC is located at. This previous weekend group driver Chris Rothwell visited this observe to compete in Spherical 4 of their East vs. West Sequence within the Mod 2wd Buggy class.

He would lock up the ultimate podium spot whereas working on Silver compound Ellipse tires in each the back and front together with an F2 physique and a B6.3 Servo Mount Brace!

Heading west we cease in ‘the land of a thousand lakes’ to get just a few updates from the group competing at 510 Raceway in Foley, MN for his or her Off-Highway Trophy Sequence. Beginning with group driver Christopher Malooly he made the rostrum in two lessons with a third place end in Mod four wheel drive Buggy, and a TQ and win in 13.5 four wheel drive Buggy! He used Silver compound Ellipse tires on each of his autos.

Additionally competing at this occasion was teammate Kyle Holmberg in each the Mod 2wd and four wheel drive Buggy lessons. He would double down with TQs and wins in each lessons whereas rocking Silver compound Ellipse treads!

Let’s now head south to Texas to get just a few updates from the group competing at completely different tracks this previous weekend.

Beginning with group driver Robert Chapman he went racing at 4way Speedway in Abilene this previous weekend and completed 2nd in Midwest Modified and 1st in Outlaw Dash whereas working Inexperienced compound Grime Webs & Ellipse tires!

Shifting to Hutto the place Thornhill Racing is positioned we get our subsequent report from group driver Brian Henn. They not too long ago held their first Championship Sequence Race of the season and he competed in each the 1/8 Electrical Buggy and Truggy lessons. After working eight-minute AA mains for each lessons he would end 2nd in e buggy and 1st in e truggy! His buggy used Inexperienced compound Detox tires whereas his trug slugged it out with Reflex tires in the identical compound.

Our subsequent cease is at Columbus, GA the place HobbyTown Columbus observe is positioned. This previous weekend they hosted Spherical 2 of the Snap Exhausting Racing League and let’s see how the group completed up beginning with group driver Chris VanRaemdonck.

He competed in three completely different lessons at this race and would go on to take the TQ and win in all of them, plus a $100 money purse in Mod 2wd Buggy!

  • Mod 2wd Buggy = TQ and 1st whereas rolling on Aqua compound Ellipse tires, Mono wheels, an S2 physique, a Carpet | Astro Excessive-Clearance 7″ Rear Wing and a Black B6.3 Fin Titanium Turnbuckle Set
  • Mod four wheel drive Buggy = TQ and 1st whereas rolling on Aqua compound Ellipse tires, Mono wheels, an F2 physique, a Carpet | Astro Excessive-Clearance 6.5″ Rear Wing and a Black B74.1 Fin Titanium Turnbuckle Set
  • Classic buggy = TQ and 1st whereas rolling on Aqua compound Ellipse tires and Mono 2.2″ wheels

Teammate Jason Westfall additionally competed within the Mod 2wd Buggy class and would take dwelling third place together with some chilly money because of his Silver compound Smoothie 2 tires!

JC driver Justin Sherman additionally made the journey to this race and competed within the Mod 2wd SCT and 17.5 2wd Buggy lessons. He would take 1st place in SCT and a TQ and win in 17.5 buggy too! His profitable buggy used Inexperienced compound Ellipses wrapped round Mono wheels, whereas his SCT utilized an HF2 physique, Hazard wheels, and Inexperienced compound Octagons. Becoming a member of him on the 17.5 2wd Buggy podium in third place was teammate Tom Sherman!

Photograph credit score: Goober Gulf RC

Heading right down to Florida let’s test in on the group who competed at SS Hobbies in Tampa for Spherical 2 of the Emerge collection that previous weekend. Beginning with group driver Dustin Spallone he tell us that he positioned fifth general in Mod 2wd Buggy and took the TQ and win in Knowledgeable 13.5 Stadium Truck class! His truck used an F2 physique and Silver compound Ellipses whereas his buggy used an F2 physique, Silver compound Ellipses, and a Carpet | Astro Excessive-Clearance 7″ Rear Wing.

Additionally competing at this race was teammate Joshua Vicidomini within the Mod 2wd Buggy class. After the occasion had concluded he completed a strong sixth place whereas working on Silver compound Ellipse tires!

Now let’s get just a few updates from our worldwide group beginning with JConcepts driver Clément Boda. Over the weekend he would compete on the GP of Montpellier within the south of France. This occasion was delayed for rain at one level and after battling within the 1/8 principal he simply missed out on the switch spot to the 1/4 finals. However, he nonetheless gained numerous data and had enjoyable whereas working an S15 physique, Black compound Reflex tires, 17mm Finnisher Serrated / Magnetic Wheel Nuts, and a End Line Fast Entry Nitro Pit Bag!

Our ultimate report involves us courtesy of group driver Alex Bernadzik. Over the weekend he competed at a particular memorial race in Australia held at Pine Hills Grime Racing to honor the reminiscence of Andrew Carding who was a giant a part of the RC group down underneath.

This race not solely introduced drivers collectively to honor Andrew, however it additionally helped to unfold extra consciousness of prostate most cancers which is a win for everybody!

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