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2013 Nitro Challenge – Day Two, Round Two

Just like yesterday, the first round TQ sealed the deal early and left everyone fighting for the second spot on the grid. Kyosho’s Jared Tebo drove his red, white, and blue Kyosho to a commanding 6-second gap over the field, gaining a valuable advantage heading into Sunday’s 60-minute final as he goes for yet another [...]

Feb 23, 2013 Comments
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2013 Nitro Challenge – Day Two, First Round

Buggy qualifying is underway at the Fear Farm, and it took just a few corners into the first heat this morning to see that the rough track surface, with edges and inconsistent spots created by Wednesday’s rain storm, wreaked much more havoc on the cars than during yesterday’s truggy qualifying. A familiar face jumped to [...]

Feb 22, 2013 Comments
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2013 Nitro Challenge – Ronda Drake Interview

We caught up with Ronda Drake, wife of the TLR pro and Pro Truck TQ here at the Fear Farm Adam Drake, to talk about his success and Ronda’s own racing efforts at the Nitro Challenge.

Feb 22, 2013 Comments
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2013 Nitro Challenge – Day One Recap

The 14th annual The Dirt Nitro Challenge got off to a strange start, with a storm bringing rain and snow (yes, snow in Arizona) to the track surface and cancelling Wednesday’s practice before the first round was completed. Rain is not at all unusual for this race, which has been plagued with strange weather over [...]

Feb 22, 2013 Comments
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The Dirt Nitro Challenge

This is the fourteenth time that the calendar of notable RC races kicks off with the biggest nitro offroad race of the year, The Dirt Nitro Challenge. Held in Arizona since 2007, and for the second time at the Fear Farm in Phoenix, the Nitro Challenge consistently draws record breaking crowds with incredible track layouts [...]

Feb 21, 2013 Comments
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Spotted: Trinity “Bee” LiPos

These new LiPos debuted at the 2013 Snowbird Nationals last week. Trinity said these 1S packs will retail for $26.50 and come available with either bullet or Deans connectors. They will be available online at Trinity’s website later this month. If you like this article, check out this additional article on Trinity.

Feb 04, 2013 Comments
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Saturday: Last Chance Qualifiers and B-main Bump ‘n Runs

Saturday at the Snowbird Nationals brings mixed emotions from the racers. On one hand, everyone gets one more qualifier to improve their times. However, this also gives their competitors a shot to out qualify them. Regardless, the spectators get a phenomenal show as the B-main bump ‘n runs get underway. A recent Snowbirds tradition, the [...]

Feb 03, 2013 Comments
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Snowbird Nationals 2013 – Friday Recap

All Business In The Ballroom All the participants here at the 19th annual Snowbird Nationals are now in “serious” mode as we cross over the halfway point en route to the big show on Sunday. In both on-road and oval, racers tried desperately to get into the top 9 of their respective classes to avoid the dreaded [...]

Feb 02, 2013 Comments
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