Race Group Replace – September 2022 Week #3 – JConcepts Weblog


From coast to coast the JConcepts race crew continues to win probably the most which you’ll be able to about on this new installment of the JConcepts Race Group Replace!

We begin this week’s report out east at Maximus RC Raceway in York, ME. Group driver John Cravotta not too long ago competed on the finals for his or her level collection and after all of the factors had been added up he would take dwelling the title within the Mod 2wd Buggy class whereas operating quick on Fuzz Chew tires!

Now let’s head over to Pennsylvania to get just a few updates from the crew competing at varied tracks. Our first cease is at LCRC Raceway in Oakland Mills. This previous weekend they held their twentieth annual Race Towards Most cancers occasion that noticed 397 entries! Group driver Tom Petrella competed within the Professional and 40+ 1/8 Nitro Buggy lessons. In Professional he would end twenty eighth our of 63 entries, and within the 40+ class he would lock up sixth place! Earlier within the day he ran on Inexperienced compound ReHabs earlier than switching to A2 compound Detox tires for the mains, plus a S15 shell and Bullet wheels.

Additionally racing for the crew at this occasion was JC driver Dylan Manchanda within the Professional 1/8 Nitro Buggy class. Some earlier mechanical points in qualifying meant he needed to win each the D and C Mains to stumble upon the B foremost the place he completed ninth general! He began the D Essential on Black compound Reflex tires earlier than switching to the Inexperienced compound for the C Essential, and eventually the Blue compound for the B Essential. All three variations of the tire had been glued to Bullet rims.

JConcepts driver Aydan Manchanda competed in Professional 1/8 Electrical Buggy class and certified seventh and wrapped up the occasion in tenth place! For his A Essential he opted to used Blue compound Reflex tires glued to Bullet wheels.

Group driver Matt Adams competed in 5 totally different lessons at this race and put in strong leads to all of them!

  • Mod 2wd SCT = 1st place whereas racing with a Hello-Circulation physique, a Black Fin Titanium Turnbuckle Set, Inexperienced compound Sprinters and Hazard wheels
  • Mod 2wd Buggy = third place whereas racing with a F2 physique, a Black Fin Titanium Turnbuckle Set, Inexperienced compound Double Dees v2 tires on Mono wheels
  • Mod 4 wheel drive Buggy = seventh place whereas racing with Inexperienced compound Double Dees v2 tires on Mono wheels and a Black Fin Titanium Turnbuckle Set
  • Intermediate 1/8 Electrical Buggy = twelfth place whereas racing with Blue compound Reflex tires and Bullet wheels
  • 1/8 Electrical Truggy = twenty sixth place whereas racing with Inexperienced compound Reflex tires and Bullet wheels

Nonetheless, the most effective results of all was that $26,000 was raised for most cancers analysis for this race, and almost $250,000 in complete has been raised from the previous 20 years attributable to this occasion!

Staying within the state let’s pivot over to FSARC Raceway in Altoona for our subsequent replace. Group driver Matt Morris visited this observe over the weekend to compete of their 2nd Annual Rumble At The Railyard trophy race within the Mod 4 wheel drive and 17.5 2wd Buggy lessons. Within the 17.5 class he would qualify 2nd general, however sadly would break in the principle to complete in seventh place. Within the Mod wheeler class he set the TQ and would go on to take the W!

Now, let’s head down the coast and make our option to Thunder Alley RC Speedway in Lucama, NC. Group driver Luis Diego not too long ago raced there for Spherical 6 of their Tremendous Seven Sequence and would take the TQ and win within the 1/8 Electrical Truggy class whereas utilizing Blue compound Triple Dees!

Transferring even additional south let’s cease in on the Rocket Metropolis Radio Managed Race Membership (RC3) in Huntsville, AL. They not too long ago held their last factors occasion and crew driver Jerrid Wright competed within the 1/8 Nitro Buggy class. He would lock up the ultimate podium spot whereas utilizing a Silencer shell and Inexperienced compound Detox tires! He additionally raced within the 1/8 Electrical Buggy class and would lock up fifth place whereas utilizing a Silencer physique and Inexperienced compound Reflex tires! And within the Mod SCT class he would safe one other third place end whereas utilizing a HF2 physique and Inexperienced compound Sprinters mounted to Hazard wheels!

Additionally competing at this occasion was his tire teammate Randy Enger within the 1/8 Nitro and Electrical Buggy lessons. He would set the TQ in e buggy class, however would accept a DNF in the principle after his automotive broke out. Nonetheless, his luck was higher within the nitro class and he would take the win! Each bugs used Aqua compound Detox tires and F2I wings. Becoming a member of him on the nitro buggy podium had been teammates Drew Williams (2nd) and Jerrid Wright (third) to finish the JConcepts podium sweep!

Making a diagonal we now head over to VPRC Raceway in Alexander, AR. They not too long ago held their 1st annual Pure State Problem trophy occasion and crew drivers Calvin and Braden Bruce had been in attendance. Beginning with Braden he competed in each the 1/8 Nitro and Electrical Buggy lessons.

He would simply miss out on the rostrum within the e buggy class however took the win in nitro buggy! Each autos had been geared up with our Blue compound Triple Dees.

Calvin competed in each 1/8 Electrical Buggy and Truggy lessons and took the W within the buggy class plus a TQ and one other W in truggy! His buggy utilized Blue compound Triple Dees and Teazers whereas his truggy was operating quick on Blue compound Reflex tires up entrance with Triple Dees within the rear.

Making one other diagonal we now head over to Yukon, OK the place Taylor Park Raceway is situated. Not too long ago crew driver Tyler Keel competed in Outlaw Dash for Spherical 10 of their factors collection, and he got here away with the win whereas utilizing Inexperienced compound Grime Webs up entrance and Ellipses within the rear!

He additionally used Grime-Tech inserts and all three drivers on the rostrum used the identical tire mixture!

Transferring again to Missouri let’s examine in with Group Driver Adam Kasch who not too long ago went to Blue Springs to compete at Spherical 6 of Fastlane Raceway’s Off-Highway Factors Sequence.

He competed within the Professional 1/8 Nitro and Electrical Buggy lessons and completed sixth in nitro buggy and 2nd in e buggy! His nitro automotive used Blue compound Reflexes and a S15 lid whereas his electrical buggy used Inexperienced compound Stalkers and a S15 shell.

Subsequent, we head as much as Krater RC Grime Oval Raceway in Ionia, MI for our subsequent crew replace. JConcepts driver Kyle Munson competed there not too long ago for his or her Klash on the Krater race occasion and competed within the 13.5 Mudboss and Road Inventory lessons.

He would TQ each lessons and end third in Mudboss and take the victory in Road Inventory! His profitable automotive used Inexperienced compound Double Dees V2 on all 4 corners plus a 1978 Chevy Camaro physique.

Staying up north let’s leap lake Michigan and splash down at Rick’s Pastime Farm in New Richmond, WI. The finals for the MNRC Sequence was held there and crew driver Joe Scaramell completed third for the day within the 40+ 1/8 Nitro Buggy class and likewise took dwelling 2nd place for this class within the collection! For the finals he used Inexperienced compound Reflex tires in qualifying earlier than switching over to the Blue compound for the principle.

Additionally competing on the finals was his JC mate Kyle Holmberg. He would set the TQ in each the 1/8 Nitro and Electrical Buggy lessons and completed the day 2nd general in nitro and 1st in electrical! When the season factors had been tallied up he took dwelling the titles in each of these lessons too!

Now we fly out west to sunny California for just a few updates from the crew. Our first cease is at Managed Chaos Raceway (CCR) in Palmdale which not too long ago hosted Spherical 5 of the JBRL 1/10 Scale Off-Highway Sequence. Group driver Levi Raymond competed at this occasion and completed third in Professional 17.5 2wd Buggy and 1st in 13.5 4 wheel drive Buggy whereas utilizing Aqua compound Ellipses, a F2 physique and a Carpet | Astro Excessive-Clearance 6.5″ Rear Wing! Becoming a member of him on the 13.5 4 wheel drive Buggy podium in third place was his teammate Billy Hayden!

Our last crew report this week involves us courtesy of crew driver Jeremy Bunting. Not too long ago he competed on the Monster Truck races held by the ASD Crawlers on the sixth annual Autism Consciousness Crawl at Bear River Lake Resort in Pioneer.

His “Crash Check Dummy” truck gained the racing bracket, was runner up in freestyle within the 2.2 Class and likewise took 2nd within the concourse present and shine for “Finest Monster Truck”! It was geared up with Midwest 2.2″ MT Wheels, Renegades Jr 2.2 tires, and a 2020 Ford Raptor physique. His different monster truck “Unhealthy Firm” made it to the finals and took second for the day utilizing Tribute 2.6″ Monster Truck Wheel, Renegades 2.6 x 3.8 tires, and a 2014 Chevy 1500 MT Single Cab physique!

 

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