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Ty Tessmann Dominates Pro Buggy With Dirt Nitro Challenge Win

The landmark anniversary for nitro off-road RC’s biggest race ended in spectacular record-breaking fashion for one of the industry’s brightest young superstars. Roughly 24 hours after completing the first three-peat in DNC history with a wire-to-wire mastery of the Pro Truck main event from the TQ position, 21-year old Canadian Ty Tessmann became the first [...]

Feb 24, 2014 Comments
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Ty Tessmann three-peats as Pro Truck champion at The Dirt Nitro Challenge

The first main events of the 15th annual The Dirt Nitro Challenge ran on Saturday, with the Truck classes and Electric 1/8-Scale buggy divisions competing in main events all day long. As each main was originally set with 12 drivers in order to make room for three bump-ups the lower mains brought with them plenty [...]

Feb 23, 2014 Comments
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TLR’s Dakotah Phend dominates Pro Buggy qualifying on Day 2 of The Dirt Nitro Challenge: VIDEO

Yesterday’s qualifying program for Pro Truck was a show of domination from one particular driver, who won two of the three rounds on his way to the overall, but it wasn’t nearly as convincing as what the increasingly bumpy and slick Fear Farm RC Raceway circuit saw on Friday. By winning the first two rounds [...]

Feb 22, 2014 Comments
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Two-time defending champ Ty Tessmann tops Pro Truck at Day One of The Dirt Nitro Challenge

The fifteenth running of The Dirt Nitro Challenge, held since 2007 in the (normally) sunny state of Arizona, got off to a rare start: clear and sunny skies carrying through practice yesterday and today’s qualifying rounds for 1/8-Scale Truck, a far cry from last year’s blanket of snow. In typical Joey Christensen fashion, the track [...]

Feb 21, 2014 Comments
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Practice Day Preview of the 2014 The Dirt Nitro Challenge

It’s that time again – time for the fastest nitro off-road racers in the world to fill up the city of Phoenix, AZ for one of the largest and most prestigious races on the calendar. The 15th Annual DNC will once again host in upwards of 600 entries spread out across various 1/8-scale buggy and [...]

Feb 19, 2014 Comments
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WATCH: Over 100 Minutes of Reedy-Race Action, Plus Winner Interviews

This past weekend’s 20th running of the Reedy International Race of Champions lived up to the hype worthy of such a milestone for RC’s most exciting and prestigious races. Two of the fastest young guns earned the most important wins of their careers in the Open classes, while the 12-round Invitational cage match between the [...]

Jan 28, 2014 Comments
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Ryan Cavalieri Wins Second Consecutive Reedy Race of Champions!

In a finish only befitting RC’s most exciting event, the 20th Reedy International Race of Champions came down to the final race in order to decide the overall champion. With clutch performances in Sunday’s final four rounds of 4WD to take the points lead from teammate Ryan Maifield, Team Associated factory driver Ryan Cavalieri joined [...]

Jan 27, 2014 Comments
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Reigning Champion Ryan Cavalieri Leads Reedy Race After Day Two

After six grueling rounds of 2WD racing, out of which each driver’s five best scores will count toward the overall, the Invitational class switched to the 4WD portion for the remaining two rounds on Saturday evening. Predictably, the heavy favorites after 2WD struggled a bit and new names found their way toward the top. The [...]

Jan 26, 2014 Comments
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