This past weekend TLR team driver Peter Bartlett attended the
Hillside Raceway season opener in Deerfield, NH. With over 90 entries and a low
bite true off-road track, handling and skill mattered most. Bartlett had more
than enough as he proceed to take his 8IGHT 4.0 and 8IGHT-E 4.0 to the overall
TQ and win in both E-Buggy and Nitro Buggy.
This past weekend, Kenny Morris went to Paltka, FL for the
last round of a 4 race series. Morris qualified in the second position in Pro
Truggy with his 8IGHT-T 4.0 and in the fourth position in Pro Buggy with his
8IGHT 4.0. When the main events rolled around, Morris had his game face on and
was ready to roll. The outcome resulted with a first place finish in both
Even though Morris only competed in two of four rounds, he
finished fifth overall in the series and took home a little bit of cash.
Check out this report from our TLR drivers in Indonesia…
“Indonesia Offroad National Championship series 2 at Lembang, Bandung.
85 participants from all over Indonesia are competing in this race.
We have great results for all Team Xtreme drivers and all TLR drivers.
The 8IGHT 4.0 is very fast, reliable, easy to drive and strong like a tank.
Reza Rakasiwi the super duper fast and consistent TLR driver in town dominates
the 3 of 4 rounds (2 rounds was cancelled due to rain) won the
semi and easily win the 60" main final race, overlapping so many
laps against the other drivers.”
Here are the final results;
1. Reza Rakasiwi / TLR
3. Adrian Sutanto / TLR
5. Chopin Yusuf / TLR
TLR team driver Brian Looper attended the trophy race at
Loganville RC. Looper ran Pro Buggy with his 8IGHT 4.0 and took the overall TQ.
From the start of the main, Looper got the hole shot and never gave up the lead
cruising to the win!
This past weekend, Track Time Hobbies and Raceway in Reno
held the JConcepts Comstock Challenge. TLR team driver JR Mitch laid it down in
Mod truck by taking the overall TQ and the A main win. Mitch backed that up
with a 2nd in Mod 4WD Buggy and a 4th in Mod 2WD Buggy. Joining his teammate on
the top step of the podium was TLR driver Jason Moberly by taking the TQ and
win in Mod Short Course.
The Dirt Lone Star Nitro Challenge was held this past
weekend at in awesome Thornhill Racing Circuit in Hutto, Texas. TLR team driver
Ryan Maifield had a very impressive run in Pro Truggy with his 8IGHT-T 4.0 by
taking the overall TQ. In the main event, it was all Maifield again taking the
win. In Pro Buggy, Maifield took the overall TQ but came up just short in the
main event but still taking a well deserved second place.
The first round of the Italian Nitro Buggy National
Championship was held at the Pista Le Pescine track in Rosignano, Italy this
weekend. TLR team driver Alex Zanchettin took the overall TQ after the three
rounds of qualifying. In the A main, it was Zanchettin scoring the win and
putting his 8IGHT 4.0 on the top step of the podium. Zanchettin’s TLR teammate Marco
Baruffolo recovered from a bad start and finished a very strong third place.
The second round of the French Championship was held at the
Buggy Club Auxerrois track in Auxerre, France. In the “International Series” TLR
driver Reno Savoya took the overall TQ by winning two of three rounds. Savoya carried
his momentum into the semi-final by winning it and letting the other drivers
know he was the man to beat. After a grueling forty-five minute A main, it was
Savoya’s 8IGHT 4.0 that sat on the top step of the podium with his TLR teammate
Jérôme Sartel in second place.
In the “National Series” it was TLR driver Antoine Guyonnet putting
in a dominant performance by taking the overall TQ. In the main event it was
much of the same as Guyonnet put on a show and took the win. With those wins,
TLR is now leading the French Championship!
Mitch attended the first round of the Force Series at Deans Discount Hobbies in
New Port Richey, Florida this past weekend. Mitch drove his 8IGHT-T 4.0 to the
overall TQ and win in the Pro Truggy class and followed it up by driving his
8IGHT-E 4.0 to the overall TQ and win in
the Pro E-Buggy class.
Morales attended the final round of the DBRL (Dirt Burner Racing League) this
past weekend. Morales was on a mission by taking his 22 3.0 to the overall TQ
and a wire to wire win in the 2WD Buggy class. Morales then backed it up by
taking his SCTE 2.0 to the overall TQ and win in the 4WD Short Course class.
All of his hard work paid off as he wrapped up the overall DBRL Championship in
TLR made their presence known
at the ROAR Region3 Regionals at Hotshots RC in Marietta, Georgia this past weekend.
Max Fuller took
his 22 3.0 to the overall TQ and win in Mod Buggy, backed that up by taking his
22-4 to the overall TQ and win in the Mod 4WD Buggy class and then completed
the hat trick by taking his 22T 2.0 to the overall TQ and win in Mod Truck.
Alex Mueller also had a great
weekend by taking second place in Mod Truck and followed it up with a pair of
third place finishes in Mod Buggy and Mod 4WD Buggy.
The father and son team of
Jonathan and Tyler Noon had great results with Jonathan taking a third in Mod
Truck and a fifth in Mod Buggy. Tyler took a well-deserved third place in Stock
The second round of the 2016 JBRL Electric Series was held
at SDRC Raceway in San Diego, California this past Saturday. Once again the
race attracted a good mixture of local talent and internationally experienced
- In the 4WD Open Buggy class, TLR’s Frank Root ended the
day on the highest step of the podium with his 22-4 powered by Orion and
controlled by Spektrum.
- In the 2WD Open Stadium Truck category the day’s win went
to Blake Beyett with Shawn Blackwell Sr. and Robbie Robison in second and third
respectively completing a 22T 2.0 clean sweep of the podium.
- In the 4WD Open Short Course category, the win went to
TLR’s David Jenson with his TLR teammate Ryan Dunford in second. Both drivers
were running the SCTE 2.0
- Finally, in the 1/8th E-Buggy, it was TLR’s David Jenson
racing his 8IGHT-E 4.0 to the win.
Is there anywhere that TLR cannot win…We don’t think so and
here is even more proof. Yongsan RC’s TLR team driver Wonkyu-Ju took first
place in E-Buggy with his 8ight 4.0 E (TQ) and first place in Truggy with his 8ight
4.0 T (TQ) at the Team Losi Racing Championship in South Korea over the
weekend. The TLR world dominance continues…
One of the craziest events of the year has to be the Psycho
Nitro Blast and with over 820 entries, this year’s event was…Psycho! TLR’s Ryan Maifield not only TQed the premiere
Pro Buggy class but also dominated the main event and took the win. But,
Maifield wasn’t done yet as he went on the win the Pro E-Buggy class from the
eighth spot on the starting grid. To round out the weekend, Maifield also took
a second place in the Pro Truggy class. TLR teammate, JR Mitch, took tenth in
the Pro Truggy class.