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Jeff Durio

Jeff Durio
Hometown: Canyon Lake, TX
Birthdate:8/11/69
Year Started Racing:2009
Favorite Win:2011 RC Pro National Series Round 11, Amarillo TX (my first win! :))
Sponsors:Pro-line, Team Associated, Avid, VP Fuels Powermaster, FTWRC, UpgradeRC, Lucky7RC, Buku Power, Kal-Gard
Fame:2013 Dirt Nitro Challenge, Open 2wd SC 5th overall 2013 January Jam, Open 2wd SC 5th overall 2012 RCHQ Winter “Because Doc Says So” Points series, 1st overall 2012 Lonestar Classic, 2nd Open 2wd SC 2011 RC Pro National Intermediate Buggy, 2nd place 2011 RC Pro National Series Round 11, Amarillo TX, 1st place 2011 RC Pro National Series Round 7, Lafayette LA, 2nd place
First RC Car:Tamiya Hornet!
How did you get started?:As a kid I always had a fascination with building things and tinkering. Models, bicycles, electronics, etc. So getting into RC was just a natural progression. I tried most of the popular types of RC; cars, boats, planes, helicopters, but it wasn’t until a few years ago that I got into offroad racing that I really got hooked and still am! I really got hooked on the racing bug from racing onroad nitro, however that scene dried up and I took a few years off. The popularity of 1/8th nitro and the access to an outstanding indoor clay track (for racing 1/10th) got me back into it and I have not looked back since!
Favorite Class:1/8th Nitro Buggy
Favorite Track:Wolfpack RC, Pearcy AR
Most Happening City:My favorite city is Seattle, WA, love it there!
Most Anticipated Race:Silver State
Day job:IT Infrastructure Engineer
Favorite Vacation:Alaska, like another planet, amazing!
Current Car:Team Associated RC8.2, RC8.2E, B4.2, B44.2, SC10FT
Other hobbies:Guitar/music and jamming in bands, weight lifting/powerlifting, motorcycles, cars and motorsports in general, scuba diving, hanging out with my wife and all my furry children (dogs and cats! hah)
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