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Getting to know Team Orion – Q&A with Ryan Maifield

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Name: Ryan Maifield
Age: 28
Hometown: Mesa, Arizona
Sponsors: TLR, Team Orion, JConcepts, Horizon Hobby, Spektrum, Stick it1 Racing, Airtronics, Absolute Hobbyz, TKO, Hobby Action

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

Outside of your RC racing career what are some of your interests and hobbies?
I have a Polaris Razor and love to go camping and ride it at the dunes.

On the road, what is your go-to restaurant?
Texas Roadhouse

Where is your favorite place in the world?
USA

What kind of music do you prefer?
I listen to rap and Howard Stern

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

In total, how long have you been racing?
21 years or so.

In those years how long have you been running for Team Orion?
I ran for Peak and Orion when I was young, but this is my first year since turning pro.

What is your favorite thing about running for Team Orion?
The dependability of the product and the support at the track is top notch.

Could you tell me your best race memory since joining the team?
Last year at the JConcepts race in Chico, I got the full Team Orion experience and I was sold. I felt at that point I made the right choice.

What advice would you give to new up and coming drivers?
I think the first and most important thing is to have fun. This is for fun and keeping it fun is really the only thing that matters.

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Thank you for your time Ryan and good luck at the races!!

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One thought on “Getting to know Team Orion – Q&A with Ryan Maifield

  1. Made it there just in time to see Thomas Tran and everyone getting their trophies. Tanner Day won quite a few classes, was hoping to have seen more guys’ from TRCR representing!

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