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Silver State Nitro Challenge – Boulder City R/C Speedway – Boulder City, NV

Barry Baker's Silver State Experience

May 3rd, 2012 by Barry Baker

(For more from the 2012 Silver State Nitro Challenge, click here.) Hi everyone, After work on Wednesday I headed out from Pasadena, CA to Boulder City, NV to meet up with Marty and Chad at the beautiful (uh…yeah) Fiesta Hotel and Casino. While on the road I was cruising along when this lifted truck comes rolling […]

Chad Bradley at 2012 Silver State with Team A Main Hobbies

April 27th, 2012 by Chad Bradley

(For more from the 2012 Silver State Nitro Challenge, click here.) Just after attending the Neo12 race in the UK, it was time to get to wrenching for the 15th Annual Silver State Nitro Challenge! Wow 15 years, that’s hard to believe. I remember the first Silver State event at the Motocross park in Las Vegas; what stood […]

Curtis Door's 2012 Silver State Experience

April 26th, 2012 by Curtis Door

(For more from the 2012 Silver State Nitro Challenge, click here.) Coming off of a good result at Neo ’12 two weeks ago, I was hoping to make it into one of the A mains this weekend.  It started off looking like I would have a good chance at achieving my goal in buggy.  Things took […]

2012 Silver State: Wrap-Up

April 26th, 2012 by Aaron Waldron

(For more from the 2012 Silver State Nitro Challenge, click here.) The racing action at this year’s Silver State Nitro Challenge was even hotter than the weather! Kyosho frontman Jared Tebo looked poised to sweep the event, as he dominated the Pro Truck final from the TQ position, then sprinted away from the field from that […]

Marty Korn Talks About The 2012 Silver State Nitro Challenge

April 24th, 2012 by Marty Korn

(For more from the 2012 Silver State Nitro Challenge, click here.) This years track remained much smoother than we previously endured but that does not always transfer over to my results! This year’s Silver State had quite a different feel to it for a few reasons. The LVNR crew trucked in 100 yards of a new […]

2012 Silver State: Final Grid Is Set!

April 22nd, 2012 by Aaron Waldron

(For more from the 2012 Silver State Nitro Challenge, click here.) With the completion of the last of the lower mains, the final grid for this afternoon’s A Main events are now set. The B Mains for both the Truck and Buggy divisions were action-packed, as usual, with 14 very eager drivers vying for the final […]

2012 Silver State: Final Qualifying Results

April 21st, 2012 by Aaron Waldron

(For more from the 2012 Silver State Nitro Challenge, click here.) I know what you’re thinking, and yes; it’s hot. The track, the cars, and the drivers have all been thoroughly baked by the scorching Southern Nevada sun, and most racers are sporting sunburns that they didn’t have when they arrived. Despite the heat, a complete […]

2012 Silver State: Round Two Qualifying Report

April 21st, 2012 by Aaron Waldron

(For more from the 2012 Silver State Nitro Challenge, click here.) Surprise, surprise. Jared Tebo went 4 for 4 on Friday, winning both rounds in both classes to nail down the overall TQ. His factory Kyosho MP9 TKI 3 and ST-RR Evo were the class of the field, consistently setting the fastest pace and rightfully earning the front […]

2012 Silver State: First Round of Qualifying

April 20th, 2012 by Aaron Waldron

(For more from the 2012 Silver State Nitro Challenge, click here.) Eleven hours of driving, a few blown Corvette transmission gears, three bottles of sunscreen, a few games of blackjack and roulette, and seven minutes of cleaning dust out of our ears with Q-tips (on each side), we’re finally done with the first round of qualifying […]

2012 Silver State: Getting Ready!

April 17th, 2012 by Aaron Waldron

(For more from the 2012 Silver State Nitro Challenge, click here.) The A Main Hobbies – ProTek R/C racing team will be heading to the Southern Nevada desert for this weekend’s 15th Annual Silver State Nitro Challenge at Boulder City R/C Raceway. Known just as much for its unpredictable weather and rough track conditions as […]