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Tessmann Wins Mod 2WD

June 9th, 2013 by Jason Sams

Hot Bodies’ driver Ty Tessmann won A2 to take the overall win at the Pre-Worlds in the coveted Modified 2WD buggy class. Tessmann has been fast all weekend long with a Kyosho RB6 mid-motor buggy. Most of the top drivers have been using mid-motor cars because the grip is so intense. Tessmann also took A1 […]

Tessmann Grabs A1 In 4WD w/Associated B44.1

June 9th, 2013 by Jason Sams

Hot Bodies’ Ty Tessmann was again the victor in A1 of Mod 4WD. Tessmann would hold off an early charge from Team Associated’s Ryan Maifield, but a few crashes from “Mans” would allow Tessmann to get away. See entire footage from the race here:

Tessmann Takes A1 in 2WD

June 9th, 2013 by Jason Sams

Hot Bodies’ Ty Tessmann was able to get around Team Associated’s Ryan Cavalieri in A1 of Mod 2WD after a few mistakes from the typically, solid Cav. Tessmann who is using a Kyosho RB6 mid-motor was in striking distance from the start of the race and struck when Cavalieri rolled it over. Cavalieri threw down […]

Cavalieri & Tessmann Top Qualifiers For Pre-Worlds

June 9th, 2013 by Jason Sams

In 2WD Team Associated’s Ryan Cavalieri looked fantastic driving his mid-motor converted B4.2. Initially, Cavalieri and a number of Team Asssociated drivers were running rear-motor cars, but as traction came up they all switched. Cav was now much faster and super consistent! Many industry insiders thought the A-team would be at a disadvantage because “they […]

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    

Qualifying Is Set For Today

June 8th, 2013 by Jason Sams

After two days of solid practice the world’s best should have their cars sorted. The traction at A Main Hobbies’ Silver Dollar RC Raceway has been super-consistent, with the top drivers circling the track within hundreths of one another. Today racers will run four qualifiers to seed tomorrow’s main events. We’ll be posting the results […]

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 […]

Traction For Pre-Worlds, Oh So Sweet

June 7th, 2013 by Jason Sams

The Silver Dollar R/C Raceway’s new clay-mix soil was a heated topic during Thursday morning’s practice session for the Pre-Worlds. Drivers were struggling to find traction, often looping out in corners and sending their cars off of the jump faces pitched sideways. The dirt at A Main Hobbies’ SDRCR is new and the only race […]

Blair & Rodriguez Dominate Silver Dollar Off-Road Challenge

May 21st, 2013 by Jason Sams

Presented By: Team Associated, Pro-Line, Tekno R/C and Byron Fuels  The dust has settled, and only the rubber that produced the optimum racing line remains at A Main Hobbies’ Silver Dollar RC Raceway. With hundreds of racers competing in the Inaugural Silver Dollar Off-Road Challenge thousands of laps were put in by racers who ran […]

A Main’s Silver Dollar Off-Road Challenge Gets Under Way

May 17th, 2013 by Jason Sams

The Inaugural Silver Dollar Off-Road Challenge kicks off this weekend as top pros and regional racers converge in Chico, California at the Silver Dollar Fairgrounds. The massive Silver Dollar RC Raceway facility has been revamped with the best dirt A Main Hobbies and “The Dirt’s” Joey Christensen could find. The new surface is loamy and […]