Team Orion Electric Domination at 13th Annual HRH Shootout

Jul 27, 2010 No Comments by

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The 13th Annual HRH Shootout was held July 16-18 at Hot Rod Hobbies in Saugus, CA. This years event brought a strong 305 entries. The Shootout is always know for its great competition and extremely hot weather. Temperatures reached up into the 100′s throughout the week making it the hottest Shootout in history. This put each racers motors and batteries to the ultimate test.

This 3-Day event had 2 5-minute qualifiers on Friday, 2 5-minute qualifiers on Saturday, followed by Triple A-Mains on Sunday. The points system was used to take each drivers 2 best points towards their overall qualifying order.

In the 2wd Modified Buggy Class it was Team Orion/Kyosho Driver Jared Tebo who Tq’ed rounds 2 and 3 of qualifying to take TQ honors of the class. Team Orion/AE Driver Ryan Cavalieri would Tq round 4 to put him 2nd overall.

- A-Main #1 Tebo took home the win after an early battle with Cavalieri who finished 2nd.
- A-Main #2 Cavalieri took the win with Tebo finishing 2nd forcing it to a 3rd main.
- A-Main #3 Tebo had the early lead with Cavalieri applying pressure in 2nd. With 2-minutes remaining Cavalieri got by Tebo to take home the win and his 1st Championship of the weekend.

Team Orion Power TQ’ed 3 out of 4 rounds of qualifying and Won every Triple A-Main!

2wd Modified Buggy Overall Top 10

1. Ryan Cavalieri – Team Orion
2. Jared Tebo (TQ) – Team Orion
3. Ryan Maifield
4. Dustin Evans
5. Steven Hartson
6. Frank Root
7. Matt Chambers
8. Brian Kinwald
9. Mike Truhe
10. Cody King – Team Orion

Winning Equipment Used By Ryan Cavalieri:

ORI28207 Team Orion 2010 Vortex 7.5 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: 22/81

In the Modified Truck Class it was all Jared Tebo who TQ’ed all 4 rounds of qualifying.

- A-Main #1 Tebo and 2nd qualifier Ryan Maifield battled it out for the first half of the race. With 2-minutes to go, Tebo made a pass back for the lead to take the win!
- A-Main #2 Tebo lead from wire to wire to take home the Modified Truck Championship!
- A-Main #3 Cavalieri went on to win to secure 2nd place overall.

Team Orion Power TQ’ed all 4 rounds of qualifying and Won every Triple A-Main!

Truck Modified Overall Top 10

1. Jared Tebo (TQ) – Team Orion
2. Ryan Cavalieri – Team Orion
3. Ryan Maifield
4. Dustin Evans
5. Matt Chambers
6. Billy Fischer
7. Mike Truhe
8. Steven Hartson
9. Brian Kinwald
10. Frank Root

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

In the 4wd Modified Buggy Class it was Ryan Cavalieri who Tq’ed rounds 1, 2, and 4 to take TQ honors. Jared Tebo Tq’ed round #3 which would help him in his efforts to start 2nd on the grid.

- A-Main #1 Cavaleri lead from start to finish to take home the win.
- A-Main #2 Cavalieri and Tebo raced it out with Cavalieri coming out on top to take home his 2nd Championship of the weekend!
- A-Main #3 Tebo and Maifield once again battled it out with Tebo taking home the win and 2nd overall.

Team Orion Power TQ’ed all 4 rounds of qualifying and Won every Triple A-Main!

4wd Modified Buggy Overall Top 10

1. Ryan Cavalieri (TQ) – Team Orion
2. Jared Tebo – Team Orion
3. Ryan Maifield
4. Dustin Evans
5. Steven Hartson
6. Travis Amezcua
7. Tyler Vik
8. Brent Thielke
9. Billy Fischer
10. Frank Root

Winning Equipment Used By Ryan Cavalieri:

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: 19/81

Congratulations to all drivers and thanks, Joe, for the great report!

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