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Patrick Zhao Wins 4WD Buggy Title at Nor-Cal AKA Off-Road Kings

September 23rd, 2013 by Team Manager

BMiller Racing’s Patrick Zhao has primarily earned his RC success the past two years racing short course trucks. But this summer he focused his energy into 1/10 electric buggies and the effort is beginning to reap its rewards.
At the AKA Off-Road Kin…

Lou Figueria Doubles Up At A Main Hobbies’ Labor Day Shootout

September 22nd, 2013 by Team Manager

BMiller Racing’s Lou Figueria has found good symmetry this summer driving in Pro 4 shortcourse and 1/8 eBuggy. At the Labor Day Shootout in Chico, CA, things could not have gone better for Figueria in the two classes on the dirt of Silver Dollar Race…

Korn Captures Labor Day Shootout Title at Silver Dollar

September 4th, 2013 by Jason

The region’s top 1/8-scale racers converged in Chico, California for A Main Hobbies’ Silver Dollar RC Raceway for the Annual Labor Day Shootout. The Silver Dollar track, which just hosted the ROAR 1/10-scale Off-Road Nationals a few weeks ago was completely rebuilt to give 1/8-scale racers all the space they needed to get massive air […]

Neo13 with A Main Hobbies' Ryan Lutz

August 21st, 2013 by Ryan Lutz

Thursday,
Today is the start of my favorite race of the year. The 2013 rendition of the Neo Buggy race being held this year in the beautiful English summer weather. A far cry from the freezing temps of Easter weekend in years past, this years event pro…

4 Different Modified Champions Crowned At ROAR Nationals

August 12th, 2013 by Jason

In the four Modified (pro) classes four different drivers were crowned the 2013 National Champions. Modified SCT  In Modified SCT, Team Associated’s Ryan Maifield, who said it “wasn’t easy”, walked away from the field in both A1 and A2 main events. Maifield never cracked under the early pressure in both races from TLR’s Dustin Evans, […]

Maifield Captures Modified SCT @ ROAR Nationals

August 12th, 2013 by Jason

Team Associated’s Ryan Maifield makes it five years in a row that the “A Team” has won the short course class. Maifield won both A1 and A2 to wrap up the overall. Relatively uncontested Maifield battled early with TLR’s Dustin Evans, but eventually broke away and cruised to the victory. Maifield says, “I put in […]

Tebo: Mod Truck, Maifield: Mod SCT, Tessmann: Mod 4WD & Phend: Mod 2WD in A1s

August 11th, 2013 by Jason

Mod Truck (A1)  Kyosho’s Jared Tebo took advantage of mistakes from TQ TLR’s Dakotah Phend and was able to get out front for the majority of the race in A1 of Modified Truck. Team Associated’s Ryan Cavalieri would eventually pressure Tebo, who was driving a conservative pace to avoid mistakes. The smart driving paid off […]

ROAR Nats TQs Phend: Mod Truck, Tessmann: Mod 4WD, Cavalieri Mod 2WD & Maifield: Mod SC

August 10th, 2013 by Jason

Qualifying has concluded at the ROAR 1/10-scale Off-Road Nationals with four different TQs. TLR’s Dakotah Phend grabbed the top spot in Modified Truck with a 22T. In Modified 4WD it was Hot Bodies’ Ty Tessmann with a prototype D413. Team Associated’s Ryan duo took top honors in Modified 2WD (Cavalieri) and Modified SC (Maifield). The […]

ROAR Nationals Day 1 at A Main's Silver Dollar R/C Raceway

August 9th, 2013 by Jason

The ROAR 1/10-scale Off-Road Nationals are under way at A Main Hobbies’ Silver Dollar R/C Raceway. The nation’s top teams and drivers are represented and are vying for the marketing opportunities presented by winning such a prestigious race. The A Main crew including new-hire, Kevin Jelich (Race Director), put in a stellar racetrack with elevation […]

OS/Futaba Nitro Challenge w/Ryan Lutz

July 21st, 2013 by Ryan Lutz

As I sit here in this hot airplane in Minneapolis on my layover waiting to hear why our left engine won’t fire up, I figure what better time to write my race recap!
For me this past weekend was a struggle, but looking back at the final results I…

Racers Pack A Main’s Outback Raceway, Maifield Shines At JConcepts' Summer Indoor Nats

July 16th, 2013 by Jason

The JConcepts’ Summer Indoor Nationals attracted a sellout crowd at A Main Hobbies’ Outback Raceway. Now in its fourth year at Outback Raceway, the race had nearly 300 entries packing the indoor facility. Team Associated/ JConcepts’ top pros Ryan Maifield and Steve Hartson raced as well as AE’s team manager Brent Thielke. The man behind […]

Fastest 4WD Lap Times From Pre-Worlds

June 8th, 2013 by Jason

Here are the fastest 4WD lap times from yesterday’s practice session. Here is a PDF to see more 4WD lap times. 4wdlaptimesfriday    

Yokomo's Matsukura Fastest During Day 1

June 7th, 2013 by Jason

Yokomo’s Naoto Matsukura has been the class of the field in both the 2WD and 4WD modified divisions at the Pre-Worlds. Matsukura’s best lap time on Thursday, after the sugar had been put down, was a blistering 23.216 seconds in 4WD. Matsukura’s fastest lap in 2WD buggy was 24.113 seconds. It’s of note that his […]

Blair & Rodriguez Dominate Silver Dollar Off-Road Challenge

May 21st, 2013 by Jason

Presented By: Team Associated, Pro-Line, Tekno R/C and Byron Fuels  The dust has settled, and only the rubber that produced the optimum racing line remains at A Main Hobbies’ Silver Dollar RC Raceway. With hundreds of racers competing in the Inaugural Silver Dollar Off-Road Challenge thousands of laps were put in by racers who ran […]

A Main's Silver Dollar Off-Road Challenge Gets Under Way

May 17th, 2013 by Jason

The Inaugural Silver Dollar Off-Road Challenge kicks off this weekend as top pros and regional racers converge in Chico, California at the Silver Dollar Fairgrounds. The massive Silver Dollar RC Raceway facility has been revamped with the best dirt A Main Hobbies and “The Dirt’s” Joey Christensen could find. The new surface is loamy and […]

Racing Tips with A Main Hobbies' Team Manager Marty Korn

May 15th, 2013 by Jason

You just got into RC racing and a bunch of information is being thrown at you. You’re hearing all kinds of things regarding set-up, how to drive, what to use and it can sometimes be a little overwhelming. We put together a few tips to help you with some simple trackside tasks that often get […]

The BMiller Racing Stock vs. Modified 1/10 Electric Buggy Challenge

May 11th, 2013 by Team Manager

In a continuing journey to present different ways to enjoy RC car racing, BMiller Racing hosted the first-ever BMiller Racing Stock vs. Mod Buggy Challenge on May 10 as part of the weekly Friday Night Nats program at LSR Speedway in Sacramento. Featuri…

2013 Asia Fever in Taiwan with Ryan Lutz

May 8th, 2013 by Ryan Lutz

This past weekend I headed over to the Alpha Plus factory to what is becoming and annual trip for me. This years objectives were to first off make a break-in video that will be inserted into future engine sales to show proper disassembly and reassembly…

Pearson Takes 2 In Outback Raceway's Stock Spec Series

April 22nd, 2013 by Team Manager

BMiller Racing’s Todd Pearson recently won both the Spec 2wd Buggy and Spec 2wd Short Course titles for the six-round Outback Raceway Wednesday Night Off-Road Series. Pearson was victorious in both classes using ProTek R/C Supreme Power 100c shorty l…

Silver State Nitro Challenge with Ryan Lutz

April 21st, 2013 by Ryan Lutz

Great weekend for me at the Silver State Nitro Challenge.
I came away with 4 TQ’s and 2 Wins, a 2nd, and a 3rd. Some stats of the weekend were that 10 of the 11 qualifiers that I ran this weekend were either a TQ or 2nd. It was by far my most con…