This past weekend the 2016 JConcepts Summer Indoor Nationals were held at Amain Hobbies Outback Raceway in Chico, California. TLR team driver Derek Stephansen drove his 22 SCT 2.0 to the overall TQ in the Mod Short Course class. Come main time, Stephansen took the lead on the opening lap and never looked back taking a convincing win.
LCRC Raceway in Oakland Mills, PA hosted a ROAR Region 2 Series Event this past weekend. TLR team driver Jason Schreffler had a stellar race by driving his 8IGHT 4.0 to an impressive TQ and win in the Pro Buggy class. Schreffler’s TLR teammate Anthony Mazzarra put his 8IGHT 4.0 on the podium as well in third place.
In Pro Truggy, Schreffler took the TQ with his 8IGHT-T and had an epic battle, but came up just short with a second place finish. In Pro E-Buggy it was teammate Mazzarra driving his 8IGHT-E 4.0 to the second step on the podium.
TQ Hat Trick!
TLR team driver David Jenson attended the 5th round of the JBRL series at Rainman's Hobby and Raceway in Bakersfield, California. Jenson took the TQ and win in the 1/8 E-Buggy class with his Orion powered 8IGHT-E 4.0. Jenson also went on to take the TQ and win in the Mod 4wd Short Course class with his TEN SCTE 2.0. Jenson rounded out the weekend with a TQ in the ultra-competitive Mod 4WD Buggy class, but a slight problem in the man denied him of a “hat trick” for the weekend.
The 3rd round of the “Monster of the Midwest Series” was held at The Ohio RC Factory. TLR team driver JP Richards driving his 8IGHT 4.0 was able to set the TQ in a rather stacked field of drivers. Once the A main started, Richards took advantage of his pole position and never looked back, taking an impressive win by two laps over the field.
Minnesota State Champ!
This weekend the Minnesota Off-Road State Championships was held at Jay’s RC Park in Starbuck, MN. TLR team driver Hunter Holmberg was out to prove how dominant the new TLR cars perform. After taking the TQ in Mod 2WD with his 22 3.0 and the TQ in Mod 4WD with his 22-4 2.0, his point was made but not complete. After winning the first two A Mains in both classes…mission accomplished…taking two State Championship titles!
TLR Sweeps the Podium!
Round four of the French Nitro Off-road Nationals was held this past weekend at the CARCA track near Noeux les Mines. TLR’s Reno Savoya was the driver to beat taking the first four qualifying rounds with his TLR teammate Jean-Pierrick Sartel right behind him. In the 45 minute A-main, Savoya put on a clinic and lead the entire race with his TLR teammates Thomas Musso, Jean-Pierrick Sarteland and Jerome Sartel rounding out an all TLR top four finish.
Buggy Cup Runneth Over!
The recent third round of the Dutch Buggy Cup was held at the Oberhausen track in Germany. The Nitro Buggy main final saw an epic battle battle for the win with TLR team driver Wesley van Helmond coming out on top with his 8IGHT 4.0