Saturday March 18th was the first event for the 2017 Dog Days of Summer Series at the indoor Bumps and Jumps RC facility in Etters, PA. The The event gathered 150 entries on what hopes to be the last day of awakening to snow in the Northeast as shown from the photo that morning.
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Saturday March 4th was the first race in the ROAR Region 2 tenth scale points series in Winchester, VA at Adrenalin RC. The unusual weather in the northeast with high temperatures of thirty seven degrees would prove to be a challenge for the drivers. The event gathered 70 entries to battle it out to see who could get traction and maintain the feelings in their throttle fingers.
Ethan entered the event in the two and four wheel drive modified buggy classes.
After 3 rounds of qualifying, Ethan would start in the top qualifying position for both classes and complete the sweep of A-Mains, finishing first in both features. Read the rest of this entry »
Sunday, January 15th was the fifth and final race in the Adrenaline RC fall point series in Winchester, VA. The indoor facility is capable of running 1:8 electric classes through out the entire fall and winter, which is a first for the region. The event gathered 91 entries to battle it out for the final event of the series.
Ethan entered the event in the 1:8 Electric Buggy class with his Mugen Seiki MBX7r on Pro-Line M4 Electroshot tires and the Pro-Line Trifecta lexan wing for the entire weekend. After 2 rounds of qualifying, Ethan would start in the top qualifying position and complete the sweep of double A-mains finishing first in both features. This would allow him to finish 2nd overall in the 1:8 Electric Buggy class Read the rest of this entry »
Pro-Line’s Jason and Ethan Mackanick would compete in the Stadium Truck and 4WD Modified Buggy classes respectively. Jason started 7th on the A-Main grid and would finish 5th after a rough start. Ethan would start 4th in the A-Main feature and put on a battle for the lead during the first 5-minutes and then falling back to finish 4th.
Saturday, July 9th in Oakland Mills, PA at the LCRC racing facility racers gathered from across the Mid-Atlantic Region to battle it out for the third race in the ROAR Region 2 Mid-Atlantic Series. With 115 entries, Pro-Line drivers in attendance were Ethan Mackanick, Jason Schreffler and Anthony Mazzara.
The first A-main features on tap for the day started out with the double A-mains for the Electric Buggy and Truggy classes. Team Losi’s Anthony Mazzara would finish on the number two podium spot in the 1/8th Electric Buggy class.
The next set of racing would lead into a great start to finish battle for the thirty minutes in the 1/8th Nitro Truggy class between Jason Schreffler and Ethan Mackanick. They would exchange the position for the top spot several times throughout the race and Mackanick was able to gain the advantage through fuel mileage and less stops to keep his Mugen Seiki MBX7TR on Pro-Line Blockades M3 tires while holding off Schreffler for the number one spot.
The final race would be the 1/8th Nitro Buggy class. The duo of Team Losi’s Jason Schreffler and Anthony Mazzara would battle it out with Chad Phillips on the Hot Bodies Racing platform. The three Pro-Line drivers would dominate the podium with Schreffler in first, Phillips in second and Mazzara finishing third.
We traveled on Friday for the five and half hour trip north to CRC Raceway in Rome, NY to attend the Rumble in Rome race. The event gathered over two hundred and seven entries, but had to be shortened from two days to one day due to incoming weather predicted on Sunday.
On Saturday, May 7th Ethan Mackanick and his father, Jason, attended the inaugural Picco Cup at LCRC Raceway in Oakland Mills, PA. The event gathered 148 entries with 2 rounds of qualifying then followed by the main event features. The weather in central Pennsylvania was damp and wet for eleven days prior to the race event which lead to high traction in the opening qualifiers.
His Novarossi Mito 4 powered engine was fueled with Flashpoint nitro fuel. After 2 rounds of qualifying, Ethan would start 7th in the A-Main feature. At the sound of the tone he would start working his way up through the pack into a tight battle for the 3rd place position with Team Associated’s Alex Miller. At the 4 minute mark though his hopes for another podium would come to and end due a throttle servo failure. Read the rest of this entry »
Saturday, April 23rd was the kickoff of the outdoor racing season in central Pennsylvania. Ethan Mackanick attended the season opener at the LCRC Raceway in Oakland Mills, PA. The event gathered 221 entries with 2 rounds of qualifying then followed by the main event features.
Ethan his Mugen Seiki MBX7R equipped with Pro-Line Switchblade Tires into the 1:8 Buggy class which contained 54 entries. His Ninja powered engine was fueled with Flashpoint nitro fuel. Read the rest of this entry »
Attended race #2 of the 2015-2016 Bumps And Jumps points series on 11/22 in Central PA. This is one of the great RC racing facilities in the Northeast and probably the best for indoor 10th scale on clay. The series attracts over 150 entries for each race with over 21 heats.
In the series I am running 4WD SC and 4WD Buggy. Race #1 was my first day driving two brand new vehicles and figuring out tires but was still able to finish well in the A-Mains. Race #2 I was much more comfortable with my cars and Tires, running MC Electrons front and rear on my HB D413 4WD Buggy and IONs MC front and rear on my SCT410.3.
My D413 is also equipped with the Type-R Body and Trifecta Wing, in my opinion there is no other 1:10 worth buying if you want something that will last more than one day. Read the rest of this entry »
LCRC Raceway in Oakland Mills, PA held the 7th Annual Halloween race this past weekend to close out the season for 2015. With 188 entries, the race brings out the fastest drivers from the North East.
Ethan qualified in the Nitro Buggy class from the number six starting position. At the sound of the tone he would immediately take on a multi-lap battle with Chad Phillips from Absolute Hobbyz for the number four position until getting caught up with some of the lapped cars. This would hold back the charge from the young Mugen driver and he would finish out the 25-minute A-Main feature in the fifth place position.