Orion wins at 2010 CRCRC Winter Mid-West Electric Championships

Jan 28, 2010 No Comments by

Latest race news from Orion:The 2010 CRCRC Winter Mid-West Electric Championships were held January 16-17 in Columbus, Ohio.

This years event had an amazing 440 entries, including some of the Nations best. Factory Drivers: Jared Tebo, Ryan Cavalieri, Cody King, Dustin Evans, Dakotah Phend, Matt Chambers, and Jesse Robbers were all in attendance, just to name a few.

Open practice was held on Thursday and Friday. Saturday would consist of 3 rounds of qualifying. Sunday would run 1 round of qualifying, followed by triple A-Mains. The drivers best 2 of 4 rounds were used to determine the overall qualifying order.

After qualifying was complete, it was Team Orion’s Jared Tebo who was TQ in all 3 Modified Classes!

In the 2wd Modified Class, Jared took full advantage of his TQ position and went on to win the 1st and 2nd A-Mains to take home his 1st title for the weekend. Congrats goes out to Team Orion Drivers Ryan Cavalieri for finishing 2nd overall and Cody King for finishing 9th overall. Team Orion USA Team Manager Joe Pillars just barely missed the A-Main by qualifying 11th overall.

2wd Modified Overall Finishing Order

1. Jared Tebo (TQ) – Team Orion
2. Ryan Cavalieri – Team Orion
3. Dustin Evans
4. Steven Hartson
5. Matt Chambers
6. Jesse Robbers
7. JP Richards
8. Dakotah Phend
9. Cody King – Team Orion
10. Johnny Loguidice

In the Modified Truck Class, Jared would have a great battle with his Team Orion Teammate Ryan Cavalieri. Tebo would hold off a hard charging Cavalieri to take home his 2nd title of the weekend by winning A-Main #1 and #2. Congrats also goes out to Team Orion Drivers Ryan Cavalieri for finishing 2nd overall, Cody King for finishing 5th overall, and Al Horne for finishing 6th overall.

Truck Modified Overall Finishing Order

1. Jared Tebo (TQ) – Team Orion
2. Ryan Cavalieri – Team Orion
3. Dakotah Phend
4. Dustin Evans
5. Cody King – Team Orion
6. Al Horne – Team Orion
7. Matt Chambers
8. Max Flurer
9. Brandon Rohde
10. Josh Stough

In the 4wd Modified Class, Tebo and Cavalieri would go at it once again. In A-Main #1, Cavalieri took home the win with Tebo in a close second. In A-Main #2 Tebo took the win and Cavalieri finished 2nd. So 4wd Modified would be the only class that would come down to the 3rd and final A-Main. Tebo drove perfect to take home the win in A-Main #3 to complete his 1st ever Sweep of all three Modified Classes at one event! Ryan Cavalieri would finish a very respectable 2nd overall giving Team Orion 1st and 2nd on the podium in all 3 Modified Classes!

4wd Modified Overall Finishing Order

1. Jared Tebo (TQ) – Team Orion
2. Ryan Cavalieri – Team Orion
3. Dustin Evans
4. Brent Thielke
5. Dakotah Phend
6. Steven Hartson
7. Brandon Rohde
8. Mike Gay
9. Dustin Richards
10. Dan Griffin

2wd Modified – Winning Equipment Used By Jared Tebo:

ORI65007 Team Orion Vortex Competition ESC
ORI28207 Team Orion 2010 Vortex 7.5 Brushless Motor
ORI41444 Team Orion 270mm Sensor Wire
ORI14030 Team Orion 4600 45C Carbon Molecular Li-Po Battery
ORI30127 Team Orion Race Spec Charger
Charge Rate: 4.6 Amps @ CCCV
Geared: 22/78

Truck Modified – Winning Equipment Used By Jared Tebo:

ORI65007 Team Orion Vortex Competition ESC
ORI28206 Team Orion 2010 Vortex 6.5 Brushless Motor
ORI41444 Team Orion 270mm Sensor Wire
ORI14030 Team Orion 4600 Carbon Molecular Li-Po Battery
ORI30127 Team Orion Race Spec Charger
Charge Rate: 4.6 Amps @ CCCV
Geared: 19/82

4wd Modified – Winning Equipment Used By Jared Tebo:

ORI65007 Team Orion Vortex Competition ESC
ORI28206 Team Orion 2010 Vortex 6.5 Brushless Motor
ORI41445 Team Orion 150mm Sensor Wire
ORI14015 Team Orion 4500 Carbon Molecular Saddle Pack Li-Po Battery
ORI30127 Team Orion Race Spec Charger
Charge Rate: 4.5 Amps @ CCCV
Geared: 19/78

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