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The first round of TMSC 2013 hit off with a fantastic start, the sun was shinning and the cars and drivers were ready to race!
Practice was on Saturday from 12-5 which gave everyone ample time to get the correct set-up for the first round. The track (newly updated) had long sweeping corners short and big jumps a step up and off camber corners. If you were not a regular then you really did need Saturday to get used to the track.
The soon to be released E-Car wins in the hands of our Factory team driver Chris Marrale! Chris sent us the following report from the race:
Continuing our blog series on becoming a sponsored driver, we will get the views of two of our team drivers. The first, is Jimmy Wright owner of Track Star Services and Venom team driver, the second, which will be posted next week, will come from Chris Blais of Blais Racing Services who is also a Venom team member. First, let’s hear from Jimmy:
Sponsorship. When most enthusiasts hear that word it means free product. To others it means competitive racing, and still to others it’s a badge of honor. Everyday here at Venom we receive sponsorship requests ranging from professional drivers to local clubs, tracks and of course, RC enthusiasts from all disciplines looking for their first “in” to the world of free or discounted product.
In just its first year, the Top Notch Series (TNS) is going strong. With close to 200 entries for the sixth round at Redlands RC Raceway, racers were greeted by the friendly staff and a flowing and fun layout. Reminiscent of former SoCal tracks, the Redlands RC Raceway track is a bit smaller than others, but has great dirt and makes use of every square inch of the facility, including a 15′ wall ride.
Hello Dominic, Welcome to Team Serpent
Q: Which races do you plan for 2013 season ?
A: I will drive the European Championship B in Gubbio, the European Championship A in Kirchberg/Graz, the German Championships (all I.C. 200 mm) and maybe the German Masters in Pro10 electric. Further on, I will race the qualifcation races in southern Germany, too.
At JQProducts we always felt like we are in the same boat with our customers, because just a short while ago, that is who we were! Even now we are at the racetrack as often as possible, because we love it. Our goal is to make the best possible products, and to do so we need feedback and help. For the most honest and diverse feedback, it is best to speak directly with customers.
The Dirt Nitro Challenge is seen to be one of the best radio control car events, and is growing more and more each year.
2013 will see The Dirt Nitro Challenge in its 14th anual year.
Enjoy the promo video!