This previous weekend, the ProTek RC race crew enjoys podium parade at twenty third Annual Dust Nitro Problem. The standout was Ryan Maifield that swept the professional nitro courses whereas working the brand new ProTek RC Samurai RM version engine.
Ryan Maifield led the ProTek RC race crew by means of a wildly profitable displaying on the twenty third Annual Dust Nitro Problem this previous weekend (Feb 23-27) at The Dust at Perris Fairgrounds in Perris, CA. The ProTek RC crew swept the highest 3 podium spots in Professional Nitro Buggy, led by Maifield’s success in defending his title within the class; and Maifield additionally defended his belt in Professional Nitro Truck. Total, a large number of Group ProTek RC victories and podium showings had been prevalent all through the weekend.
Maifield’s success in each Professional Nitro Buggy and Truck materialized utilizing the soon-to-be-available ProTek RC Samurai RM Maifield Edition engine in addition to the ProTek RC 170SBL Black Label High Speed Brushless Servo.
“The ProTek Samurai RM engine was on level all weekend. It offered all the facility and drivability I wanted to place in strong quick laps round an especially demanding observe,” said Maifield.
Within the 45-minute Professional Nitro Buggy A fundamental, ProTek RC’s Joe Bornhorst TQ’d and led the way in which by means of the primary 16 laps earlier than Maifield seized the highest spot. It was a lead that Maifield would by no means relinquish in his Mugen Seiki MBX8R with JConcepts Reflex (green) tires shredding beneath en path to his seventh profession Professional Nitro Buggy victory at DNC (most all-time at DNC). Bornhorst (Sworkz) put collectively one in all his best lifetime drives to remain regular all through and end second whereas ProTek RC teammate Ty Tessman drove the wheels off his Xray XB8’21 to come back from fifteenth on the beginning grid to the third step of the rostrum.
The 45-minute Professional Nitro Truck A fundamental additionally was an epic battle on the always-challenging Joey Christensen The Dust structure with temps hovering within the higher 30’s and a slight chilling breeze. Jared Tebo owned the TQ and led early earlier than Maifield began to search out his grove and take the lead on lap 20. Maifield, piloting his Mugen Seiki MBX8T on JConcepts Reflex (inexperienced) tires, would by no means relinquish the highest spot once more in taking down his all-time document fifth DNC Professional Nitro Truck victory. Tessman once more drove by means of the pack from the eleventh spot on the beginning grid to problem Maifield earlier than ending second in his Xray XT8’22 whereas Tebo completed third. ProTek RC’s Spencer Heckert (Sworkz) pulled off one of many best drives of his younger professional profession, coming all the way in which from a B fundamental bump up and the fifteenth spot on the A fundamental grid to complete fourth, additionally locked in with the brand new ProTek RC Samurai RM Maifield Version engine and the ProTek RC 170SBL Black Label Excessive Velocity Brushless Servo.
In Professional eBuggy, ProTek RC’s Ryan Lutz certified fourth on the grid however shortly put his nostril within the combine in his Kyosho MP10e with the ProTek RC PTK-5114-22 2s 130C 6400mAh shorty pack and led 4 of the mid-race laps earlier than giving strategy to David Ronnefalk and in the end ending second. Adam Drake led the cost for ProTek RC in eTruck, TQ’ing and ending second together with his Mugen Seiki MBX8T powered by the ProTek RC PTK-5131-22 4s 130C 6400mAh shorty pack and a ProTek RC 170SBL Black Label Excessive Velocity Brushless Servo.
Members of the ProTek RC Assist Group additionally had been dialed over the weekend at DNC with Michael Moralez profitable the 40+ Nitro Truck A fundamental and inserting second within the A fundamental of the 40+ Nitro Buggy class. In the meantime, Dylan Bartlett pulled off one of many wonderful feats of the weekend bumping all the way in which up from the G fundamental to main late within the A fundamental of Intermediate Nitro Buggy earlier than finally ending second behind Billy Fischer. Each Moralez and Barlett use the total line of ProTek RC parts on their autos.
Your entire ProTek RC line of engines, servos, batteries, and equipment in addition to a lot of the merchandise run on the ProTek RC Race Group’s autos could be discovered at amainhobbies.com.
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