Nguyen & Maifield Win at the Silver State Indoor Championship!

Nguyen & Maifield Win at the Silver State Indoor Championship!

Image this: You’re within the heart of Las Vegas, Nevada on the South Level On line casino for one of many largest RC races within the nation! The monitor is totally inside, you’re staying in an exquisite lodge room upstairs, and also you by no means need to go farther than a brief stroll for dinner. That is precisely how the Silver State Indoor Championship is ready up. To not point out there’s a 24/7 Starbucks. We had a 5-day program beginning with two rounds of observe on Wednesday. Simply as Nitro Problem, the 2 observe rounds additionally counted as seeding. From there we moved into three rounds of qualifying and the remainder was historical past.

The monitor structure had its thrilling and difficult options which made for some nice racing! The middle part flowed with a middle double and right into a switchback. The again bounce part was powerful however proved to be a automobile for insane passes as we noticed with Nguyen through the Professional E-Truck foremost. From there drivers would surge into the whoops part, which might change any race straight away. Lastly, they’d go over a triple which ended right into a flip, down a drop-off, and onto the entrance straightaway. The floor shouldn’t be very abrasive however will be dusty, loamy, and bumpy. When it got here time to the mains, Maifield ran Lil Chasers in E-Buggy and the trusty Reflex in Nitro Buggy!

Seeding:

Professional Nitro Buggy: Dakotah Phend (1), Ryan Maifield (2), Spencer Rivkin (4)

Professional Electrical Buggy: Spencer Rivkin (2), Dakotah Phend (4), Jackson Brunson (5)

Professional Electrical Truck: Joe Bornhorst (1), Spencer Rivkin (2), Tyler Hooks (3), Adam Drake (4)

Professional Nitro Truck: Spencer Rivkin (1), Jackson Brunson (3), Lee Setser (4), Adam Drake (5)

Int. Electrical Buggy: Ivan Moreno Jr. (2)

Int. Electrical Truck: Dylan Bartlett (2)

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Qualifying (Greatest 2 of three):



40+ Electrical Buggy: Reggie Tongue (5)

40+ Electrical Truck: James Johnson (4)

40+ Nitro Truck: Sean VanDalen (4)

Int. Electrical Buggy: Ivan Moreno Jr. (2)

Int. Nitro Truck: Ivan Moreno Jr. (TQ), Billy Fischer (4), David Olsen (5)

Professional Electrical Buggy: Dakotah Phend (2), Ryan Maifield (4), Joe Bornhorst (5)

Professional Electrical Truck: Spencer Rivkin (TQ), Joe Bornhorst (3), Tyler Hooks (4), Adam Drake (5)

Professional Nitro Buggy: Spencer Rivkin (2), Ryan Maifield (5)

Professional Nitro Truck: Ryan Maifield (1), Dakotah Phend (4)



Closing Outcomes:

40+ Electrical Buggy: Reggie Tongue (3)

40+ Electrical Truck: James Johnson (2)

40+ Nitro Buggy: Reggie Tongue (3)

Int. Electrical Buggy: David Olsen (1)

Int. Electrical Truck: Dylan Bartlett (1)

Int. Nitro Buggy: Andrew Beauchamp (2)

Professional Electrical Buggy: Ryan Maifield (2)

Ryan Lutz was the general TQ and began first on the grid. He knew he needed to make an early surge to make his path away from the pack. Dakotah Phend began proper behind him and Tebo was in third. The race was comparatively uneventful till lap 6 when Maifield obtained up within the combine. As that prime pack got here by the whoops, Tebo obtained caught up and Maifield took over third. Mason Fuller additionally made his transfer into 4th. Within the final 3 minutes of the race, Phend went over that left facet triple, and obtained somewhat sideways, resulting in a Marshall. Maifield moved up into 2nd, whereas the three-way battle between Phend, Tessmann, and Fuller conspired. Tessmann was in a position to pull into third happening to the entrance straightaway. The ultimate battle got here down between Maifield and Tessmann. Tessmann was catching Maifield, however Maifield was decided to carry his floor.

Professional Electrical Truck: Phi-Lengthy Nguyen (1), Joe Bornhorst (2), Spencer Rivkin (3)

The Professional E-Truck foremost began off with a little bit of chaos. Rivkin began first on the grid, with Joey Bourdon in 2nd, and Joe Bornhorst in third. The primary lap was tough with Spencer Rivkin getting the worst of it, and falling to the again of the pack. Phi-Lengthy Nguyen instantly went from sixth on the grid to 1st and held on tight.  Hooks was working 2nd and Bornhorst was nonetheless in third. Everybody needed that win. Hooks obtained caught on the pipe in that heart switchback part and Bornhorst cruised by. Hooks and Rivkin had been each within the combat for third. Bornhorst closed in on Nguyen they usually had been virtually facet by facet taking place the entrance straightaway. After chasing him somewhat longer, Nguyen obtained it flawed over the left-hand triple and Bornhorst was shut by to capitalize. In the meantime, Rivkin was making up time and took over third.  Nguyen spent the remaining 5 minutes searching down Bornhorst for the lead. It was the ultimate lap. The strain was on and Nguyen was prepared to drag out his secret weapon for the final word win. As they went as much as make that again bounce, Phi pulled the throttle and made probably the most unimaginable bounce over Bornhorst and landed it! From there they battled by the whoops, nudging one another backwards and forwards. They went over that heart drop down and headed for the road, who was going to take the win? They each despatched it over the road! Nguyen in the end took the win! Look ahead to your self beneath!

Professional Nitro Buggy: Ryan Maifield (1), Mason Fuller (3)

The Professional Nitro Buggy Primary could be a 45-minute occasion. Something may occur. Cavalieri began 1st on the grid, Rivkin began 2nd, and Tessmann began third. 2 minutes into the race Tessmann made his manner into 2nd, and Rivkin fell again to third. Cavalieri went over the dreaded left-side triple and obtained caught on a sandbag. Tessmann, Rivkin, and Maifield all obtained by and took excessive 3. As they went by the whoops, Maifield obtained by Rivkin into 2nd. He was formally on the hunt for Tessmann and that lead spot. 40 minutes to go and Tessmann obtained it flawed on the left facet triple. That triple had been brutal all weekend lengthy. Maifield gained the lead. The 2 continued to cruise, as they went to make the again bounce Maifield obtained it flawed, and Tessmann took again the lead.

Pit stops started to occur. Tessmann went in first, which allowed Maifield to take again the lead, however it was nonetheless an in depth battle after Tessmann’s fast cease. Shortly after, Maifield went in for his pit, and Tessmann took the lead. The battle raged on. A lap later they made their manner by the whoops, and Maifield obtained by into the lead. That will be the transfer that ended the Tessmann-Maifield battle. The final battle could be for 2nd and third. It was a three-way battle between Tessmann, Phend, and Fuller.  Phend was in a position to get by Tessmann whereas he went into the pit. He held on for 2 laps earlier than Tessmann took it again for an additional two. From there, Mason Fuller put his identify on the desk and took over 2nd for a couple of laps. Tessmann finally, created some house. Phend and Fuller had been left to battle for third. They went backwards and forwards pushing the tempo. By lap 68 Fuller held on to third for the rest of the race.

General, the workforce got here collectively and battled it out for some nice victories this weekend! Congratulations to David Olsen on his Intermediate Nitro Buggy win together with Phi Lengthy Nguyen and Ryan Maifield! Moreover, we’d prefer to thank Joey Christensen and The Dust Crew for internet hosting a profitable occasion! Up subsequent, is the NCTS4 Northwest Carpet Nationals at NorthWest Hobbies in Oregon!

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