Cars & Trucks

Neo13 with A Main Hobbies’ Ryan Lutz

August 21st, 2013 by Ryan Lutz

Thursday,
Today is the start of my favorite race of the year. The 2013 rendition of the Neo Buggy race being held this year in the beautiful English summer weather. A far cry from the freezing temps of Easter weekend in years past, this years event pro…

4 Different Modified Champions Crowned At ROAR Nationals

August 12th, 2013 by Jason Sams

In the four Modified (pro) classes four different drivers were crowned the 2013 National Champions. Modified SCT  In Modified SCT, Team Associated’s Ryan Maifield, who said it “wasn’t easy”, walked away from the field in both A1 and A2 main events. Maifield never cracked under the early pressure in both races from TLR’s Dustin Evans, […]

Maifield Captures Modified SCT @ ROAR Nationals

August 12th, 2013 by Jason Sams

Team Associated’s Ryan Maifield makes it five years in a row that the “A Team” has won the short course class. Maifield won both A1 and A2 to wrap up the overall. Relatively uncontested Maifield battled early with TLR’s Dustin Evans, but eventually broke away and cruised to the victory. Maifield says, “I put in […]

Tebo: Mod Truck, Maifield: Mod SCT, Tessmann: Mod 4WD & Phend: Mod 2WD in A1s

August 11th, 2013 by Jason Sams

Mod Truck (A1)  Kyosho’s Jared Tebo took advantage of mistakes from TQ TLR’s Dakotah Phend and was able to get out front for the majority of the race in A1 of Modified Truck. Team Associated’s Ryan Cavalieri would eventually pressure Tebo, who was driving a conservative pace to avoid mistakes. The smart driving paid off […]

ROAR Nats TQs Phend: Mod Truck, Tessmann: Mod 4WD, Cavalieri Mod 2WD & Maifield: Mod SC

August 10th, 2013 by Jason Sams

Qualifying has concluded at the ROAR 1/10-scale Off-Road Nationals with four different TQs. TLR’s Dakotah Phend grabbed the top spot in Modified Truck with a 22T. In Modified 4WD it was Hot Bodies’ Ty Tessmann with a prototype D413. Team Associated’s Ryan duo took top honors in Modified 2WD (Cavalieri) and Modified SC (Maifield). The […]

ROAR Nationals Day 1 at A Main’s Silver Dollar R/C Raceway

August 9th, 2013 by Jason Sams

The ROAR 1/10-scale Off-Road Nationals are under way at A Main Hobbies’ Silver Dollar R/C Raceway. The nation’s top teams and drivers are represented and are vying for the marketing opportunities presented by winning such a prestigious race. The A Main crew including new-hire, Kevin Jelich (Race Director), put in a stellar racetrack with elevation […]

OS/Futaba Nitro Challenge w/Ryan Lutz

July 21st, 2013 by Ryan Lutz

As I sit here in this hot airplane in Minneapolis on my layover waiting to hear why our left engine won’t fire up, I figure what better time to write my race recap!
For me this past weekend was a struggle, but looking back at the final results I…

Racers Pack A Main’s Outback Raceway, Maifield Shines At JConcepts’ Summer Indoor Nats

July 16th, 2013 by Jason Sams

The JConcepts’ Summer Indoor Nationals attracted a sellout crowd at A Main Hobbies’ Outback Raceway. Now in its fourth year at Outback Raceway, the race had nearly 300 entries packing the indoor facility. Team Associated/ JConcepts’ top pros Ryan Maifield and Steve Hartson raced as well as AE’s team manager Brent Thielke. The man behind […]

Fastest 4WD Lap Times From Pre-Worlds

June 8th, 2013 by Jason Sams

Here are the fastest 4WD lap times from yesterday’s practice session. Here is a PDF to see more 4WD lap times. 4wdlaptimesfriday    

Yokomo’s Matsukura Fastest During Day 1

June 7th, 2013 by Jason Sams

Yokomo’s Naoto Matsukura has been the class of the field in both the 2WD and 4WD modified divisions at the Pre-Worlds. Matsukura’s best lap time on Thursday, after the sugar had been put down, was a blistering 23.216 seconds in 4WD. Matsukura’s fastest lap in 2WD buggy was 24.113 seconds. It’s of note that his […]