Race Team Update – March 2022 Week #3

Race Team Update – March 2022 Week #3

The JConcepts race group springs into motion this previous week which you’ll try for your self on this new version of the Race Workforce Replace!

We begin this week’s race report on the Hoosier RC Hobbyplex in New Albany, IN. This previous weekend was the 4th and closing spherical of their winter level collection which noticed practically 200 entries! A number of JConcepts drivers made the journey to compete on the finals so let’s see how they completed up beginning with group driver Nick Reppen. For the collection he competed within the 17.5 2wd and 13.5 4 wheel drive Buggy lessons and after the factors had been added up he would end fifth in 17.5 and 2nd place in 13.5! For the collection he used the next merchandise:

  • Silver compound Ellipse tires
  • Silver compound Smoothie 2 tires
  • F2 our bodies
  • RM2 2.2″ Exhausting Inserts
  • tenth Scale Buggy Tire Interior Sidewall Help Adaptors

Additionally competing on the finals was teammate Chris Rothwell. This was his first journey to the Hobbyplex and he competed within the 17.5 2wd and 13.5 4 wheel drive Buggy lessons, plus 40+ Mod 2wd Buggy. For the finals he would end tenth in 13.5, ninth in 17.5 and took the win in 40+! He used Silver compound Smoothie 2 tires on his 2wd autos whereas his wheeler used sanded down Silver compound Ellipse tires.

Workforce driver Justin Inexperienced competed in each the 17.5 2wd and 13.5 4 wheel drive Buggy lessons for the whole collection and when the factors had been calculated he would place fifth general in 13.5 4 wheel drive and 1st place within the 17.5 2wd class! For the collection he used the next JConcepts goodies:

  • Silver compound Smoothie 2 tires
  • Mono wheels
  • Carpet | Astro Excessive-Clearance 7″ Rear Wings
  • P2 physique on his 2wd
  • S2 physique on his 4 wheel drive

JC driver Enzo Albertoni additionally attended the finals to compete in three totally different lessons. He didn’t attend sufficient rounds to qualify for the collection awards, however for the finals he did put in some nice outcomes as he captured 3 TQs and two wins!

  • Mod 2wd Buggy = TQ and 1st place whereas racing on sanded down Silver compound Ellipse tires, Mono wheels, a F2 physique and a Carpet | Astro Excessive-Clearance 7″ Rear Wing
  • Mod Stadium Truck = TQ and 1st place whereas racing on sanded down Silver compound Ellipse tires and Mono wheels
  • Mod 4 wheel drive Buggy = TQ and 2nd place whereas racing on sanded down Silver compound Ellipse tires, Mono wheels and a Carpet | Astro Excessive-Clearance 6.5″ Rear Wing

Becoming a member of him on the Mod 2wd Buggy podium was teammate Brian Dunbar!

Now we head over the state line into Illinois from 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 their Shamrock Shootout occasion. He competed in 4 totally different lessons and set the TQ in all of them after which went on to win three of the mains!

  • Mini Truggy = TQ and 1st whereas operating on Silver compound Ellipse tires, Mono wheels and a Aero S-Kind 7″ Rear Wing
  • 13.5 4 wheel drive Buggy = TQ and 1st whereas operating on Silver compound Ellipse tires, Mono wheels and a F2 physique
  • Mod 2wd Buggy = TQ and 1st whereas operating on Silver compound Ellipse tires and Mono wheels
  • Mod 4 wheel drive Buggy = TQ and 2nd whereas operating on Silver compound Ellipse tires, Mono wheels and a F2 physique

Subsequent, we head southwest to MOJO Pastime in Oklahoma Metropolis, OK to see how the group carried out at Spherical 1 of the RC Professional Sequence that not too long ago happened there. Beginning with group driver Nathan Dean he experiences that he competed within the Midwest Mod, Late Mannequin and Outlaw Dash lessons and took the TQ and win in all of them! Within the first spherical of qualifying he mentioned he used Inexperienced compound Ellipses tires. Then he switched to the Silver compound for spherical two, after which within the finals he used the Gold compound.

His teammate Kevin Lenderman additionally raced at this occasion and missed out on the switch spot from the decrease mains within the Outlaw Dash class, however he made the A predominant and completed in third within the Midwest Mod class! He used Blue compound Ellipse tires mounted to Mono wheels.

Additionally turning left hand laps at this occasion within the Midwest Mod class was JConcepts driver Heath Lawson. He would end proper behind Nathan in 2nd place whereas competing with Gold compound Grime Webs up entrance with Ellipses in the identical compound within the rear, and all mounted to Mono wheels!

Staying within the state let’s now head over to Boog’s RC Monitor in Binger for our subsequent replace from the group.

JConcepts driver Billy Caldwell reported that he took the TQ and win within the Outlaw Dash class whereas racing on Inexperienced compound Sprinters and Mono wheels!

Subsequent, let’s shoot all the way down to Texas for a number of race experiences from the group competing at varied tracks. Beginning with group driver Brian Henn he tell us that he visited Mike’s Gulf Coast RC Raceway in Porter to compete in Spherical 4 of HARC (Houston Space RC). He competed in each the 1/8 Electrical Truggy and Buggy lessons and would go on to complete third in e buggy and 2nd place in e truggy! Becoming a member of him on the e buggy podium had been teammates Phi-Lengthy Nguyen (1st) and Robbie Darby (4th)!

Staying in Texas we now transfer over to Indy RC World in Garland for this replace from group driver Kevin Mcnatt. This previous weekend they held the finals for his or her Winter Oval Sequence and he would take the TQ and 2nd place within the SC Mod class whereas racing on Aqua compound Ellipse tires! After the factors had been tailed up he would additionally take house the category championship and a $100 money purse too!

Heading again east we cease in at SS Hobbies & Raceway in Tampa, FL for this report from JC driver Justin Sherman. He not too long ago visited there as they hosted Spherical 5 of the Snap Exhausting Sequence and he competed within the Mod 2wd SCT and 17.5 2wd Buggy lessons.

He would end 2nd place in buggy and took the TQ and win within the SCT class! His buggy used Silver compound Ellipse tires glued to Mono wheels, whereas his SCT used Silver compound Ellipse tires glued to Hazard wheels plus a HF2 physique. Becoming a member of him on the SCT podium in 2nd place was teammate Tom Sherman!

Zipping as much as the northeast let’s cease in at RC Insanity in Enfield, CT for our subsequent replace. This previous weekend they placed on their Mini Nationals occasion which noticed over 100 entries.

Competing at this occasion was group driver Eric Bresnahan within the Mini-B Spec and Mini-T 2.0 lessons together with the Mod Mini-B class. He would end eighth within the mod class, set the TQ and completed 2nd in truck and took the TQ and win within the Mini-B Spec class!

Additionally competing at this race was teammate Tom Bishop within the Mini-T 2.0 and Mod Mini-B lessons. He would end sixth within the truck class and took the TQ and win within the buggy class! However even higher than these outcomes is the truth that after the occasion had accomplished he gave away his Mini-T to a teen who didn’t have a automobile and was testing the race motion!

Now, let’s get some updates from our worldwide group beginning with group driver Alberto Garcia. The Spanish Nationals had been held not too long ago on the Redovan monitor in Spain which can also be host to this yr’s IFMAR Worlds. He was capable of switch into the 45 minute A Predominant and would end in twelfth whereas operating on Blue compound Stalkers and a S15 physique!

Additionally competing at this occasion was group driver Randy Enger. This US driver occurred to be working abroad so he borrowed some gear so he might additionally compete at this race within the 40+ Nitro Buggy class. He would end 4th general whereas operating quick on Blue compound Kosmos tires and a S15 shell!

Our closing updates come to us courtesy of Australian group drivers Aaron Dexter and Brayden Johnston. They each not too long ago attended the West Australian 1/8 State Titles on the MORBC membership in Perth.

Brayden reported that he would stumble upon the 45 minute A Predominant within the 1/8 Nitro Buggy class and would end eleventh general whereas utilizing Aqua compound Detox tires! Aaron competed in each the 1/8 Electrical and Niro Buggy lessons and would take the TQ and win in each whereas utilizing Blue compound Detox tires in qualifying earlier than switching over to the Aqua compound for the mains!

 

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