Getting to know Team Orion – Q&A with Dustin Evans


Name: Dustin Evans
Age: 30
Hometown: Denver, Colorado
Sponsors: TLR, Team Orion, JConcepts, Horizon Hobbies, UpgradeRC, Spektrum, OCRC, MHOR RC, MIP, Bradley Fine Line Designs, LiveRC


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

Outside of your RC racing career what are some of your interests and hobbies?
My other hobbies are cycling and traveling around the world.

On the road, what is your go-to restaurant?
Chipotle and Starbucks of course.

Where is your favorite place in the world?
I really like the Scandinavian area. The people are cool and the ladies look good.

What kind of music do you prefer?
Electronic, dub-step, dance, house … basically anything that gets me goin’.

IMG_1111Now, let’s move on to the more serious questions……..

In total, how long have you been racing?
I’ve been racing on and off for 20 years, but back racing for 9 years.

In those years how long have you been running for Team Orion?
Since 2011.

What is your favorite thing about running for Team Orion?
I feel like it’s the best quality products is confidence inspiring. I don’t have to worry about my equipment. Joe’s support at the races is very helpful.

Could you tell me your best race memory since joining the team?
It’s a toss up between winning 2wd nationals championship in 2011 and the Reedy Race that year as well.

What advice would you give to new up and coming drivers?
Don’t worry so much about sponsorship or who you’re running for. Make sure you’re having fun and everything will start to come with it.

Thanks for your time and good luck Dustin!!

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