On Saturday July 13 the Masters RC Electric Championship kicked off at HCRCR in McDonough Ga today. Tekin drivers Blane Allen, Eddy Cordoba, Bo McCain, and Mark Moon were all present Tekin at the race competing in various divisions.
|Moon, Cordoba,Allen, McCain
Tekin teammates Mark Moon and Blane Allen chose the Tekin RS Gen2 and Gen2 8.5 in 2wd mod buggy which made great power to clear a big double in the middle of the track! Moon would take the overall Tq while Allen would have his work cut out for him starting from the 6th position. Allen would manage to fight his way back and finished 2nd in the main behind teammate Mark Moon who would take down the win!
Tekin driver Bo McCain competed in the Pro 4 SC division taking 2nd place overall with his Tekin Rx8 Gen2 and Pro 4 motor.
In 1/8 Pro E-Buggy Eddy Cordoba was able to TQ and take the win running his Tekin Rx8 T8 powered Kyosho buggy! Eddy also TQ’d 2wd Mod SCT and finish second after a bad start.
All in all, all the competitors had a very good time and the track was dialed!
This past round of the 2013 JConcepts Summer Indoor Nats series was held at the Outback Raceway in Chico, Ca. Home of Amain Hobbies the Outback Raceway is one of the premier indoor racing facilities in northern california. With over 250 entries it would be a hard fought battle to not only get into the Amain but win one. Facotry drivers from Associated, Team Losi, Kyosho, Tekno RC, and many more were in attendance.
Tekin factory drivers Curtis Door and Matt Olson would dominate all 3 rounds of qualifying in the heavily contested Pro4 SC division. Both choosing the Tekin Rx8 Gen2 esc with Door choosing the Pro 4 4600 and Olson running the Pro4 HD 4300. The two would line up 1-2 in the A main and it was sure to be an epic 8 minute main. The crowed lined the track to watch. Right from the tone the two were nose to tail not giving up anything to each other. The two freight trained around the track and were in traffic in no less than 3 laps into the race. Dicing through back markers the two would make small bobbles seemingly in unison making for a great race. Olson would make his way around Door only to give up the position a few laps later. The two would finish the race in the order they qualified, Door taking the win followed by Matt Olson and BMiller Racings Patrick Zhao taking 3rd. 8 out of 10 drivers chose a Tekin Rx8 and Pro4 motor of either type to power their Pro4 SC truck, total domination of the class.
Tekin was the esc of choice in nearly every stock class division win. Local hero Shon Wilcox would Tq the 40+ Stock ST Truck class and take the overall win using a Tekin RS Gen2 esc. Randy “Buttercup” Lathrop would take 2nd running a Tekin RS Gen 2 and Redline Gen 2 17.5 motor.
Wilcox would continue his good fortune and win the 40+ Stock Buggy title again using a Tekin RS Gen2. Team driver Craig Patterson would join him on the podium in 3rd also running the Tekin RS Gen2 and Redline Gen 2 motor.
The Tekin RS Gen2
would continue to dominate the stock classes in the hands of BMiller racing ace Nathan Bernal. Nathan would Tq the Stock ST Class taking the overall win with an exciting win over Ryan Sagisi. The two drivers would put on quite the show in their A-main battle!
Check out the video of the epic battle in the Dash for Cash!
Tekin team driver Curtis Door goes on to take home the $$!
Held at LCRC in Oakland Mills, PA over 140 entries at the event meant competition was on. With varying conditions throughout the event racers were kept on their toes all weekend.
Paul Ciccarello would take the overall win with his Tekin Rx8 Gen2 esc 1900 T8 powered Serpent buggy. Joining Paul on the podium is Tekin powered John Michael McGinty taking 4th overall.
John Michael won the A1 ETruggy main and finished 4th in the A2 main which gave him a 2nd overall running a Tekin Rx8 Gen2 esc and 2000kv T8 motor. Privateer Mike Speranza taking 3rd also running a Tekin Rx8 and 2250 T8 motor.
Tekin cleans house at the 2013 ROAR Region 11 1/10 offroad championships in Spokane, WA.
The 2wd Mod Buggy would be all Tekin/AE Team Driver Nick Buechler, Tq’ing the class and securing the overall win after A2. Nick ran a Tekin Gen 2 RS and Redline Gen 2 8.5 Motor.
The 2wd Mod Truck class would be all Jeremy Potter and his Tekin powered TLR 22T, wrapping up the win after A2 with a Tekin RS Gen 2 and Redline Gen 2 9.5. Buechler would win A3 to bring home a 2nd overall with his Tekin Gen 2 RS/Redline Gen 2 8.5 combo.
The 4wd Mod Buggy was dominated again by Nick Buechler and his Tekin RS Pro/Gen 2 Redline 6.5 powered AE B44.2. Nick would walk away from the field in every qualifier and main to take home the victory. Privateer Ross Carter would take a well deserved 2nd overall running an RS Pro/Redline Gen 2 6.5 combo as well.
The 4wd SC belonged to Tekin/TLR Team Driver Shane Preugschat. Starting on pole, Shane quickly left the rest of the field to fight for 2nd in both A1 and A2. Shane choose the Tekin RX8 and Pro 4 4600 to get the job done.
The third round of the Spanish EP Nationals took place this past weekend at the Serracines track. Practice rounds showed a very dusty layout without any clean racing line however for the first qualifying rounds the grip was higher and the weather temperature over 30ºC.
Tekin’s Alberto Garcia TQ’d the first three rounds of qualifying claiming the overall TQ which allowed him time during the last two rounds to test different setups for the main finals. Alberto managed his speed during the first two finals which allowed him to claim victory with his Tekin Rx8 Gen2 T8 powered Serpent Cobra 811Be ahead of Daniel Vega and Sergio Martínez who finished second and third respectively.
The AMS track crew provided a challenging indoor supercross style track. The event had over 500 entries.
In the Pro E-Buggy class Tekin
powered Ryan Lutz tq’ed followed by Tekin
teammate Adam Drake. In the double ten minute A Main format Drake was able to come out on top with his Tekin RX8 Gen 2
esc T8 1900 KV
motor powered TLR 3.0 buggy. Chris Viesins would round out the podium in 5th running the same setup.
Ryan Lutz cleaned house with his Tekin Rx8 Gen2 Pro 4 4600
powered Desc410r V2. Ryan Tq’d every single round of qualifying and dominated both A1 and A2 for a clean sweep of the class. Tekin
factory driver Martin Harrison would take 3rd followed by Chris Viesins in 5th both running the same equipment.
The 2wd SC class was also dominated with Tekin power. The entire top 5 podium chose Tekin! Hunter Cupp, Jacob Mueller, Peyton MacDonald, Spencer Glasgow, and Mark Moon! RS Gen 2 esc’s
and Redline Gen 2
motors all around!
Hosted by Tekin team driver Philip Atondo and Nevada Designs racers from all over the area converged to Delta RC the host facility. Track prep followed the recent “pre worlds” setup to allow for the local guys to get a feel for how the Nationals and upcoming worlds was going to be. Kudos to the event organizers for thinking ahead for the local talent.
|pic courtesy of J. Stark
With classes setup to fit any driver of every skill level it was touted as one of the most enjoyable races of the year. Anything from beginners 17.5 to the full mod classes allowed everyone to find their class and race at their level.
team drivers Phil Atondo and Jacob Haas would finish right behind AE’s Chris Jarosz in the 2wd mod buggy class. Both Tekin
/TLR drivers choosing different chassis layouts with Atondo choosing rear motor and Haas mid motor. Both drivers choosing the latest Tekin RS Gen2
esc’s and Redline Gen2
motors to power their TLR rides. Haas taking 2nd overall followed by Atondo in 3rd.
|pic courtesy of Nevada Designs
The 4wd SC class was dominate by Tekin
power. Team driver Austin Blair would take the the win with his Tekin Rx8 Gen2 Pro4 HD 4300kv
powered Tekno SC truck. In 3rd Lou Figuiera also chose Tekin
|pic courtesy of Nevada Designs
This past weekend at the JBRL at Controlled Chaos Raceway, Tekin team drivers Ryan Dunford and Doug “Casper” Nielsen had a great time and great racing at this fantastic facility. The track was a hard packed surface with tons of traction so the Tekin powered TLR vehicles went mid motor.
Ryan took his Tekin RS Gen2 Redline Gen2 8.5 powered TLR 22T mid motor to a TQ and win!
In the Pro 2 Class, Ryan had some competition from a couple other fast guys and took the TQ and win running his Tekin RS Pro and Redline Gen 2 6.5T powered 22 SCT in mid motor configuration. Tekin teammate Doug “Casper” Nielsen would join Dunford taking 2nd for the round. Doug was also using a Tekin RS Gen2 and Redline Gen2 8.5 motor in his TLR 22SCT.
David Jenson would take the win using a Tekin Rx8 esc. Tekin team driver Casper would take a 2nd for RD4 in the Pro4 class running a Tekin Rx8 Gen2 esc and Pro4 HD joined by Ryan in 3rd with his Tekin RX8 Gen 2 esc and Tekin Pro4 4600 powered TLR SCTE 2.0
Recently signed Italian driver Alex Zanchettin would pilot his Tekin Rx8 Gen2 T8 powered TLR buggy to victory at the 2013 Euro Contest hosted by Bitty Design. Held in Italy, this event is not only a RC race bringing in some of the biggest drivers in Europe but boasts a party like atmosphere that makes it a must attend event in the region.
Paul Ciccarello takes HRC Raceways Offroad Dirt Challenge with his Tekin powered Serpent E Buggy. Paul started 5th on the grid and moved to 3rd after the first lap. Through out the whole 10 minute main the top 5 drivers all too a turn at the lead. with about 2 minutes to go Paul got into the lead and never looked back! Paul used the Tekin Rx8 Gen2 esc and T8 1900 motor.