So I have a collection of photos from the 4wd drive portion of the the IFMAR Worlds at Yatabe….. rather than having them sit around on my hard drive I think the natural thing to do is post them up in a photo epic! So enjoy the photos of a spectacular race. The best in … Continue reading
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Being at Worlds – Day 8 4wd finals and new champion is crowned!
What an exciting event….. I got to witness the mastery of a new off-road legend, Bruno Coelho. This guy can drive and he had such a great car built for astro! Xray did their homework and has the best combo of driver and car in the 4wd class. The only other person that was able … Continue reading
Being at Worlds – Day 7 4wd quals!
Check out some video highlights that I compiled for JConcepts. It’s been awesome making these videos giving insight to the racing here at Yatabe. The astro is crazy grippy in 4wd making it very hard to push the cars without traction rolling. I hope you guys enjoy this inside perspective to some fantastic, heart-pounding racing … Continue reading
Being at Worlds – Day 6 4wd PRACTICE!
4wd is underway with today being practice and controlled practice. As one of my favorite interviews of all time that includes the word ‘practice’ goes, “We talkin’ about practice!” Anyways, there’s definitely a different set of drivers in the mix. Some of the guys who were great in 2wd are now towards the back. Thus … Continue reading
Being at Worlds – Day 5 4wd registration, 2wd photo epic!
Not much going on today at Yatabe Arena as racers are just gluing up tires and registering their cars with tech for the 4wd portion of the World Championships. The track has some slight modifications to further challenge the best in the world! Here is Jason Ruona’s track walk as he discuss some of the … Continue reading
Being at Worlds – Day 4… New 2wd Champion!
It started with 10….. then there was only 1. It’s not every day you get to watch a new champion emerge before your eyes. Sure, I’ve watched it from the comforts of my home, but this time it was much different. I was able to experience it in person and to watch it unfold step … Continue reading
Being at Worlds – Day 3 qualifying
So I’m here at the Worlds having an awesome time. This is an event I’ve dreamt about going to for a long time and luckily for me, this year it’s in Japan. Top it off, it’s at Yatabe Arena! To put it shortly, it’s a dream come true. As a long time racer and someone … Continue reading
Getting to know Team Orion – Q&A with Ryan Maifield
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 … Continue reading
2015 JConcepts Summer INS Overall results are in!
The qualifying rounds at the JConcepts Summer INS has been exciting and intense. Everyone was able to witness the true speed of one of the industry’s brightest stars, Spencer Rivkin, who has masterfully pulled off a perfect Saturday in qualifying winning every round and earning TQ in 4 of the modified classes. Although, Sunday was … Continue reading
JConcepts INS – Q4 Results
With such a fantastic start to the weekend dominating his rivals in all 4 classes and already earning the overall TQ in all 4, today’s final round of qualifying for Rivkin was used to break in tires for the mains as he has already sealed up TQ in all 4 modified classes. The combination of … Continue reading