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4 days of fun and laughs at the 2017 Vintage Off-road Nationals at RC Excitement in Fitchburg MA. This was the 10th year Anniversary for the event that Erich Reichert puts on.
In the past five months I have collected and hoarded stuff to make five of the best cars to race for this event.
The first day of the event was the fun day. I ran the Clodbuster style truck class with Blackfoot style trucks that run with us and we make obstacles in the race but get scored separate. I was able to TQ the class over the Blackfoots in the field and start on the pole for the mains. The tone went off and I won it from there. My Hobbywing 860 dual brushed esc was awesome, the Trinity Monster Horsepower matched motors that were given an overhaul and tweak from John Cravotta from Team

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READ Posted by: Pro-Line Graphics Team in Factory Team, Race Events

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This past weekend I was able to attend the PA State Champs hosted by WOCRC Raceway. I chose to run E-Buggy and 4WD SCT.

Pro-Line Products used: M4 Electrons, M4 Positrons, V2 Velocity Wheels, F-11 Zero-offset wheels, Trifecta Lexan Wing Read the rest of this entry »

READ Posted by: Pro-Line Graphics Team in Factory Team

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This year I ran the surf city classic at OCRC. I ran 13.5 4WD Buggy and 17.5 Stadium Truck. I was able to TQ both classes with 3 out of 4 TQ’s.

The Truck Main was first. That race I started out front and just ran my own race and took the win.

Pro-Line Positron T 2.2″ MC (Clay) Off-Road Truck Tires

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READ Posted by: Pro-Line Graphics Team in Factory Team

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The Pro-Line Surf City Classic was held this weekend at OCRC Raceway in Huntington Beach, CA. For this race I ran 2WD Mod and 4WD Mod.

Ty TQ’d 2WD Buggy and finished 2nd on Pro-Line Positron Rears and Electron Fronts, and finished 3rd in 4WD Buggy on Positron Rears and Electron Fronts. Read the rest of this entry »

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This past weekend G’s RC Raceway in Shippensburg, PA hosted the fifth and final round of the 2017 ROAR Region 2 1/8th scale off-road series. The Pro-Line teammates of Ethan Mackanick, Damien Westfall and Jay Drakeford were able to sweep the podium for the 1:8 Nitro Buggy class. Another weekend of the weather being humid was in the 90’s during the day. The turnout was around 85 entries which was great for the last race of the series.

Ethan Ran Pro-Line Fugitive Lites to Victory

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READ Posted by: Jason Mackanick in Factory Team, Race Events

Here is a short quarterly report. I had some pretty good results.

Pro-Line equipment used:

Holeshot 2.0 in M3 front and rear

Electrons in MC

Velocity wheels front and rear

PROTOform Nor’easter LM body

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April 9th
Skips RC Raceway
Platte City, MO
Round 1 of an 8 race Dirt Oval Series

I ran open late model and open sprint car. I had ok qualifying that put me in both A-mains. The track was rough and very high speed. On late model I was leading and car blew over backwards, I ended up 4th in the A-main. Sprint car couldn’t keep the front end on the ground and finished 4th in the A-main.

April 22
Skips RC Raceway
Platte City, MO
Keith Pops Edwards Memorial

I ran open late model and open sprint car. I was able to take TQ in open late model and qualified 6th in sprint car A-Main. In late model A-main, I led wire to wire to take the win. Open sprint I made my way to 2nd, had a run in with a lap car that dropped me back to 4th where I would finish.

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May 6th
Polecat Raceway
Kingsville, MO
Round 2 of the KOKC

I ran open late model and open sprint. I took TQ in late model and qualified 6th in open sprint. While leading I got caught up in a wreck of backmarkers that dropped me to 3rd where I would finish. First second and myself ran the last 2-min nose to tail. It was a fun race. In sprint I dodged wrecks all race long made it up to 2nd, I bobbled and fell back to 4th with 30-seconds to go, and I just needed another lap to make it to the podium.

May 28th
Checkered Flag Raceway
Bonner Springs, KS
Club Race

TQ and first place open sprint and 3rd place 10.5 late model

June 3rd

Checkered Flag Raceway
Bonner Springs, KS
Round 3 of the KOKC

I took TQ in open late model and qualified 3rd in open sprint. In open late model, I got blasted by a lap car fell to 2nd, 1-min later I moved back to the lead to go on to take the win. In open sprint I took the lead on lap 2 and had almost a lap on the field when a backmarker ran through me and dropped me to 2nd with 3 laps to go. I crossed the line on the rear bumper of the leader to finish 2nd.

 

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READ Posted by: Jessica Kelishes in Factory Team, PROTOform, Race Events

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Man it was great to get back to LCRC again for another race; it feels like it has been forever since I was there. This past weekend it was their yearly “The Big One” race with a $1000 nitro buggy purse. I traveled up with teammate Jeremy McGuigan early Friday morning to great a full day of practice in. I ran Nitro Buggy, E-Buggy, and a borrowed E-Truggy from Jeremy (thanks again!).

Pro-Line Products used:
M4 Hole Shot, M4 Electron, M4 Fugitive Lite
V2 Velocity White Wheels
Trifecta Lexan 1:8 Buggy Wing

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READ Posted by: Pro-Line Graphics Team in Factory Team, Race Events

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This past weekend I packed up and headed south with teammate Joe Bornhorst to attend Levi Jackson’s Battle of the Sikest hosted at S&B RC Speedway in South Carolina. After the long 8.5 hour drive down we had arrived to a rather wet track due to all the rain that had hit the area during the past day or so. The pictures of the layout really did not do the track or layout any justice. Levi did a really nice job and made a really fun and flowing layout.

Pro-Line Products used:
M3 Hole Shot, M4 Electron, M3 Fugitive
V2 Velocity Wheels
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READ Posted by: Pro-Line Graphics Team in Factory Team, Race Events

3/4/17  King RC This was our first race of the year and the first since last October. I was a little rusty but got to practice quite a few times before the race started. We ended up getting 3 qualifiers in E-buggy and then they cut nitro back to 2 qualifiers so they could get the show in since they don’t have lights. We didn’t get in a good round for nitro Buggy so I ended up starting 1st in the B-main. Still with no luck I ended up finishing 3rd and not getting the bump. We ended up starting 4th in the A-Main with the E-buggy out of 50 entries in that class. It ended up getting somewhat dark during the main but I still ended up getting a 3rd place finish. All in all the equipment worked great just had a rusty driver. We ended up on M4 Electrons.

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4/28 4/29/17 Badlands Myrtle Beach SC for the Spring Sting. We ran pro Buggy and pro E-buggy. Qualifying didn’t go to bad in pro nitro buggy. We ended up starting 10th in the pro A-main. After the 30-mins was up we ended up finishing 9th. Not bad with the crowd that was there. E-buggy didn’t go as good. Car was good just couldn’t quit making mistakes. With such intense competition, one or two of those and you were out of it. We also ended up on X2 Fugitives for qualifying in both classes. As the night came we ran X3 Fugitives in E-buggy and M4 Fugitives in nitro. I think I could have ran X4 but was scared of the moisture of the night.

Thanks for the support and the awesome tires!

Thanks Mike Webb

READ Posted by: Jessica Kelishes in Factory Team, Race Events

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On the March 4th and 5th I drove an hour west to Topeka, Kansas to race at Jake’s R/C Pro-Am for their annual Shootout. Had an up and down weekend. With it being a small track any bobble was big.

Mod 2WD SC was awesome, took a 2nd, a TQ, 4th, and 10th.
I started 4th in the A-Main. Main went well and finished 2nd.

Equipment used:

B6D – Predator, Electrons M4, Electrons MC, Positrons MC
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READ Posted by: Clint Seitz in Factory Team