Racing

Psycho Nitro Blast also aptly named the ‘PNB’ with Ryan Lutz

March 31st, 2014 by Ryan Lutz

The PNB, one of the last ‘real’ big off-road races left in the US in my opinion. Although efforts were taken to try to ‘keep the track together’ more this year with the addition of hundreds of gallons of ‘dirt glue,’…

Cactus Classic w/Ryan Lutz

March 16th, 2014 by Ryan Lutz

The final edition of the Outdoor Cactus Classic has come to a close. For me my results were a big improvement over last year and i’m very pleased with the finishes I have come away with. The weather was gorgeous all week and it was a perfect end …

A Main’s Lou Figueria “Ironman” After 600 Mile Trip and Two SC Wins At Two Races

December 18th, 2013 by Jason Sams

BMiller Racing’s Lou Figueria loves to race his Losi SCTE 2.0, and last weekend that was apparent with a schedule that included a race in Southern California on Saturday and one in Northern California on Sunday. After more than 600 miles traveled over the course of 48 hours, Figueria returned to Sacramento with a pair of victories […]

Chad Bradley’s Take On MIP’s Pro8

November 7th, 2013 by Jason Sams

1/8-scale eBuggies aren’t new, but taking a 4WD short-course truck and converting it into a lightweight, economical 1/8-scale buggy is. MIP just released their Pro8 conversion for TLR’s popular SCTE & SCTE 2.0 4WD short course truck that converts your truck into a capable 1/8-scale buggy. Although the 4WD SC class has been popular over […]

Southern Nationals With Ryan Lutz

October 6th, 2013 by Ryan Lutz

This past weekend was the Southern Nationals in West Monroe, Louisiana. Home of Duck Dynasty so I’m told. Yahoo the racing was great with a large turnout and I believe 26 full heats of racing. Coming by my of to this one I stuck to three classes….

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, […]

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…