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2013 Silver State: Pro Buggy and Truck A-Mains; 90 minutes of action! [VIDEO]

Four days of nitro action all culminated into the A-Mains on the Sunday at the Silver State Nitro Challenge. In the days leading up to the mains brought some of the best weather this event has ever seen versus the horrible wind/rain/hail storms of years past. Although the temperature did rise and the winds did [...]

Apr 24, 2013 Comments
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2013 Silver State: Trophy Interviews and Finals Gallery

After four grueling days of racing in the middle of the Nevada desert, a modest trophy presentation recognized the top competitors in each of the ten racing classes. At this point in the weekend, you know you’ve done something right when the RC Car Action cameras are pointed in your direction – that means you’re [...]

Apr 23, 2013 Comments
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2013 Silver State: Final Results – Lutz and Tebo Win!

Pro Buggy 1. Jared Tebo 2. Ryan Cavalieri 3. Ryan Lutz 4. Adam Drake 5. Josh Wheeler 6. Drew Moller 7. Dylan Rodriguez 8. Cody King 9. Billy Fischer 10. Mike Truhe 11. Mark Pavidis 12. Carson Wernimont 13. Jeremy Kortz 14. Richard Saxton Pro Truck 1. Ryan Lutz 2. Jared Tebo 3. Ryan Cavalieri [...]

Apr 22, 2013 Comments
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2013 Silver State: Third Round and Final Qualifying Results

After Friday’s busy day, with two rounds of racing, Saturday morning left just one final chance to improve one’s qualifying position with a low scoring round. The magic number at this race is “11,” as the top eleven drivers qualify directly into the final to be joined by three bump-ups from the lower main event. [...]

Apr 21, 2013 Comments
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2013 Silver State: Second Round Results

It started cooling off on Friday night, and in typical Silver State fashion the track is getting rough. The racers at this year’s event are split on how to best handle the changing conditions: some are making changes to their cars in an effort to cope, while the rest are simply focusing on driving the [...]

Apr 20, 2013 Comments
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2013 Silver State: First Round Results

The first round of qualifying in Boulder City, NV brought with it a few surprises. With the fastest three consecutive laps from yesterday’s final practice round used to seed drivers of similar speeds together for qualifying, and the fastest heats per class running at the end of the round, the times dropped with each race [...]

Apr 19, 2013 Comments
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2013 Silver State: Practice Report

The 15th Annual Silver State Nitro Challenge kicked off today with two rounds of controlled practice for all classes: 40+, Open, and Expert Truck and Buggy, Open and Expert Electric Buggy, and 2WD and 4WD short course. The first practice round this morning allowed all 26 heats of drivers seven minutes of practice to learn [...]

Apr 19, 2013 Comments
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2013 Silver State Nitro Challenge

It takes just two words to describe why the Silver State Nitro Challenge has become a popular stop on the nitro off-road racing calendar over the last ten-plus years: Vegas, baby! Held for the last several years in Boulder City, just outside the land of Lost Wages, the Silver State Nitro Challenge is a favorite [...]

Apr 18, 2013 Comments
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