Race Team Update – March 2022 Week #2

Race Team Update – March 2022 Week #2

Two weeks into March and the JConcepts race group exhibits no indicators of slowing down at they proceed to win on tracks around the globe! See the place we had been profitable at this previous week on this new version of the Race Staff Replace!

We begin this week’s report at Seashore RC & Hobbies in Myrtle Seashore, SC. This previous weekend they held their eighth Annual Palmetto Basic which noticed over 180 entries! We had a bunch of drivers throwing down laps at this race so let’s get some updates from the group beginning with JC driver Enzo Albertoni.

He competed in three lessons and was capable of carry residence {hardware} in all of them!

  • Mod Stadium Truck = 2nd place whereas utilizing sanded down Silver compound Ellipse tires and a Finnisher physique
  • Mod 4WD Buggy = 2nd place whereas utilizing sanded down Silver compound Ellipse tires and a Carpet | Astro Excessive-Clearance 6.5″ Rear Wing
  • Mod 2wd Buggy = TQ and 2nd place whereas utilizing sanded down Silver compound Ellipse tires, a F2 physique and a Carpet | Astro Excessive-Clearance 7″ Rear Wing

Teammate Zach Griggs additionally competed at this race in three lessons too. In Professional 17.5 2wd Buggy he would end thirteenth general, seventh in 13.5 4WD Buggy and within the Open 2wd Buggy class he secured the ultimate spot on the rostrum! He ran each sanded down Silver compound Ellipses and Smoothie 2 tires together with Carpet | Astro Excessive-Clearance 6.5″ Rear Wings.

JConcepts driver Josh Parrish was additionally in attendance for this race and accomplished in 3 lessons and took residence {hardware} in all of them!

  • 13.5 4WD Buggy = third place whereas utilizing a S2 shell, Silver compound Smoothie 2 tires and a Carpet | Astro Excessive-Clearance 7″ Rear Wing
  • Professional 17.5 2wd Buggy = sixth place whereas utilizing a P2 physique, Silver compound Smoothie 2 tires and a Carpet | Astro Excessive-Clearance 7″ Rear Wing
  • Mod Stadium Truck = third place whereas utilizing a Finnisher physique and Gold compound Octagons

Staff driver Dave McEwen competed in a powerful 5 lessons at this occasion and put in a high 5 end in all of them plus a TQ!

  • 40+ Mod 4WD Buggy = TQ and 2nd place
  • 40+ Mod 2wd Buggy = 2nd place
  • 2wd SCT = 2nd place
  • Professional 17.5 2wd Buggy = fifth place
  • 13.5 4WD Buggy = 4th place

He used the next merchandise this weekend and likewise earns our coveted ‘Ironman’ award this week:

  • Smoothie 2 tires within the Silver compound
  • Mono wheels
  • Octagons within the Gold compound
  • Hazard wheels
  • P2 physique
  • S2 physique
  • HF2 SCT physique
  • Carpet | Astro Excessive-Clearance 7″ Rear Wing
  • B6.3 Entrance Wing
  • B6.3 Servo Mount Brace
  • B6.3 Fin Titanium Entrance Axle

His teammate Jake Stikeleather competed in each the Mod 4WD and 2wd Buggy lessons and would end 4th in each of them whereas working quick on Silver compound Smoothie 2 tires!

JC driver Cade Burnette competed within the Mod 2wd and 4WD Buggy lessons. In Mod 2wd he would end third whereas working on Silver compound Smoothie 2 tires, a P2K physique and an Aero S-Sort Rear Wing! In Mod wheeler he would take over the lead on lap 4 within the A Major and go on to take the victory whereas utilizing Gold compound Ellipses, a F2 shell and an Aero S-Sort Rear Wing!

Staff driver Monty Reeder reported that he completed 4th general within the 40+ Mod 4WD Buggy class on Silver compound Ellipses tires!

His JC mate Kevin Bullock took the double win within the 40+ Mod and Open 2wd Buggy lessons whereas utilizing Silver compound Ellipses tires too!

Nice job group!

Now we head south to the Coral Springs RC Monitor in Coral Springs, FL for our subsequent replace. Staff driver Reuben Diaz competed there final weekend for the third race of their Mayhem IV sequence. He competed in each the 17.5 2wd and Mod 4WD Buggy lessons and would come away with the double TQ and win! In 2wd he used Sprinters within the Inexperienced compound mounted to Mono rims. In 4WD he used the identical tire and wheel combo however this time within the Blue compound.

Subsequent, let’s shoot over to Texas for a couple of race updates from the group in that state. Our first report involves us courtesy of group driver Brian Henn who lately visited Houston RC within the metropolis of Houston to compete at Spherical 2 of their Carpet Sequence.

He would compete within the 17.5 2wd Buggy class and set the TQ in all rounds of qualifying! After a tough predominant he would find yourself 4th general, however his bug was working quick on the rug due to Fuzz Bites, a Carpet | Astro Excessive-Clearance 7″ Rear Wing, a B6.3 Entrance Wing and B6.3 Fin Titanium Entrance Axles!

Our subsequent cease is on the Ridgmar Mall in Fort Value the place the 2022 ROAR Electrical On-Street Carpet Nationals had been held final week. Staff driver Rhett McNair normally doesn’t compete in on-road electrical race occasions, however he determined to offer it a go within the Mod Touring Automobile class. On the finish of the occasion he would end a decent 14th place and he stated he discovered loads for the following on-road occasion he competes in! For this race he used our A2R A-One Racer 2 190mm Touring Automobile physique and a Mini Aero Automobile Stand.

Let’s head north into Topeka, KS the place Jakes RC Professional-Am is positioned for our subsequent group report. This previous weekend our driver Riley Filbert competed of their 2022 Professional Am Showdown race within the 17.5 and Mod 2wd Buggy lessons. In Mod buggy he would end 2nd general and within the 17.5 class he would take the TQ and win! Each rides used Fuzz Bites on all 4 corners together with Mono wheels and F2 our bodies. Becoming a member of him on the 17.5 podium in 2nd place was teammate Stevie Slover!

Teammate David Alberico would take the win within the Mod 2wd Buggy class whereas utilizing Fuzz Chew tires too!

His son Shane completed sixth in Mod 2wd Buggy and likewise took the TQ and win within the 13.5 4WD Buggy class!

JConcepts driver Travis Slover completed third for the occasion within the Open 2wd Buggy class whereas working Fuzz Bites within the entrance and rear, plus Mono wheels, a P2K physique and a Carpet | Astro Excessive-Clearance 7″ Rear Wing!

Persevering with our march up north we subsequent cease in at Omaha, NE the place the HobbyTown USA HobbyPlex (The Plex) is positioned. This previous weekend was the finals for his or her Winter Sequence and group driver Bradley Peterson reported that he competed within the 1/8 Professional Nitro Buggy class for your complete sequence, and after all of the factors had been calculated he would end third general! Whereas competing this winter he used a S15 shell, a F2I wing, Bullet wheels and Gold compound Ellipses.

His Teammate Mason Herrick tell us that for the finals he set the TQ and completed 2nd in 1/8 Professional Nitro Buggy and 4th in 1/8 Professional Electrical Buggy! After the sequence factors had been tallied he would end 2nd in nitro and third in electrical! For the sequence he ran Gold compound Ellipses glued to Bullet wheels and topped off with a S15 shell. Becoming a member of him on the nitro buggy podium was teammate Mason Fuller in 1st!

JC driver Brandon Kearney competed in each the 1/8 Professional Electrical Buggy and 1/8 Nitro Truggy lessons for this sequence. In Truggy he didn’t compete in sufficient rounds to qualify for the purpose sequence, however in e buggy he would end a stable ninth place general! He used the next JC widgets for the sequence:

  • F2I wings
  • Bullet wheels
  • Gold compound Ellipses
  • S15 physique
  • F2 Truck physique

Now we go it over to the Hoosier state for a couple of updates from the group. Beginning within the metropolis of Granger the place RC Enjoyable Park is positioned group driver Tyler Swift reported that he lately competed within the 4th Spherical of their factors sequence and would take the win within the 17.5 2wd Buggy class! Aiding him within the victory was our Smoothie 2 tires, Mono wheels and a Carpet | Astro Excessive-Clearance 7″ Rear Wing.

Taking a jumper over to Turf Burners RC Raceway in Indianapolis we meet up with group driver Justin Inexperienced. He competed at their latest St. Patrick’s race within the Professional 17.5 2wd Buggy class and would take the TQ and W whereas utilizing the next JConcepts gear!

  • Fuzz Chew tires
  • Nessi tires
  • S2 physique
  • Aero S-Sort 7″ Rear Wing
  • B6.3 Entrance Wing
  • Mono wheels

Rocking out to Knoxville, TN let’s get our subsequent replace from group driver Jonah Wilson. Final weekend he went to R.O.C.C.Okay. Racing to compete of their ninth Annual Tennessee State Championship. He raced within the 1/8 Professional Electrical Buggy, Electrical Truggy and Nitro Buggy lessons and took the TQ and win in all three whereas utilizing our Gold compound Ellipses, plus S15 bods on the buggies and a F2 Truck physique on his truggy!

Now let’s head to the Northeast to get some race outcomes from the group. Our first cease is at The Manufacturing facility RC Raceway in York, PA the place group driver Matt Morris lately raced at for his or her March Insanity trophy occasion. He would compete in three totally different lessons and completed within the high three in all of them plus a TQ!

  • Stadium Truck = TQ and 1st whereas competing on Pin Downs and Swagger tires
  • 17.5 2wd Buggy = 2nd place whereas competing on Twin Pins and Swagger tires
  • Mod 2wd Buggy = third place whereas competing on Twin Pins and Swagger tires

Heading over to RC Pleasure in Fitchburg MA let’s test in to see how the group completed up at their latest 2022 TLR Champs trophy race.

Beginning with group driver Matt Perault he experiences that he raced within the 17.5 2wd, 13.5 4WD and 40+ Mod 4WD Buggy lessons. Within the 17.5 2wd class he would end 2nd, 4th place in 13.5 4WD, and set the TQ and completed 2nd in 40+ 4WD! For this race he used the next merchandise:

  • Mono wheels
  • Inexperienced compound Octagons
  • Silver compound Smoothie 2
  • F2 our bodies
  • B6.3 Servo Mount Brace
  • Carpet | Astro Excessive-Clearance 7″ Rear Wing

Additionally competing at this race was teammate Tom Bishop within the 13.5 4WD and 40+ Mod 4WD Buggy lessons. After the races had accomplished he would end thirteenth in 13.5 4WD and took the W in 40+ Mod 4WD Buggy! He used sanded down Silver compound Ellipses and a F2 physique on his rides.

Now let’s test in with the worldwide group for a couple of race experiences. Beginning with group driver Ray Munday he experiences that he lately competed at 1/8 EMCC Cup in Melbourne, Australia. Within the 1/8 Electrical Buggy class he would take the win whereas utilizing Blue compound Reflex tires, Bullet wheels, a S15 shell and a F2I wing!

Our ultimate report involves us courtesy of group driver Sebastien Mure. Lately he traveled with fellow JC driver Clément Boda to Reims EMC in Reims, France for the first spherical of the French All-Terrain 1/10 Championship. Clément competed within the Mod 2wd and 4WD Buggy lessons and would take the win in each whereas utilizing Inexperienced compound Rips, a P2 and F2 physique, Mono wheels and Aero S-Sort 7″ Rear Wings!

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