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Getting to know Team Orion – Q&A with Cody King

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Name: Cody King
Age: 28
Hometown: Rancho Santa Margarita, California
Sponsors: Kyosho, Team Orion, Pro-Line, KO PROPO, REDS Racing, Byron Fuels, Absolute Hobbyz, Stick IT1 Racing.com, Hella Graphics, LiveRC, OCRC Raceway.

Let’s start off with a few fun questions….

Outside of your RC racing career what are some of your interests and hobbies?
A lot of people don’t know, but I’m into golf. I also like playing video games now and then and mainly play racing games like F1 and sports games.

On the road, what is your go-to restaurant?
Chipotle and Jersey Mike’s.

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Where is your favorite place in the world?
Japan. Such a cool country. Food is great, culture is interesting, and the people are super nice.

What kind of music do you prefer?
I like listening to all kinds of music. If it sounds good I’ll listen to it.

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Now, let’s move on to the more serious questions……..

In total, how long have you been racing?
About 15 years total.

In those years how long have you been running for Team Orion?
Hmmm, in total about 12 years.

What is your favorite thing about running for Team Orion?
The electric program is very solid. The quality is just awesome and the support at the races is the best there is.

Could you tell me your best race memory since joining the team?
Definitely winning my World Championship in Thailand.

What advice would you give to new up and coming drivers?
Be patient. Don’t expect too much too quickly. Let the racing come to you and practice as much as you can.

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Thanks for your time Cody and good luck on Sunday!!

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