This past weekend I raced at the Dog Days of Summer Race Series #2 at Pit Stop Hobbies in Mount Joy, Pennsylvania.
The track is a medium sized 10th scale track made of clay soil which makes things interesting. When the sun is beating down on it the track becomes low to mid traction however when the sun goes down the moisture comes up in the track and it goes to mid-high traction. This race would be during the day so the traction was maintained around mid level for most of the day. We had a total of 65 entries and some fierce competition show up for this 4 part race series hosted at Pit Stop Hobbies and Mushroom Bowl.
I raced in 2wd MOD Stadium Truck with my Team Associated T5m outfitted with Pro-Line Holeshots all around and sporting the new Pro-Line Enforcer body. I decided to run open cell foams up front and the Pro-Line blue closed cell foams in the rear and the combination was perfect. I was able to secure the TQ position for the A-main and after a few swaps for the lead in the beginning of the race I was able to check out and take the win.
I also raced in 2wd MOD Short Course Truck with my Team Associated SC5m also outfitted with Pro-Line Holeshots 2.0 all around and sporting the new Pro-Line Flo-tek Fusion Body. I would find myself starting 3rd in the A-main and after some battling with some great competition would find myself finishing 3rd as well.
This weekend I started to use Sticky Kicks Red compound on my tires and noticed that the tires did not get caked between the pins allowing them to dig in and make more traction.
I’m looking forward to the Summer BBQ R/C Shootout next weekend then the Dog Days of Summer Race #3 the following weekend at Mushroom Bowl.
I would like to take a moment to thank my sponsors for continually supporting me in this hobby: Pro-Line Racing, Maclan RC, Xpert RC, Boca Bearing, Gens Ace, Race Ready Products, Sticky Kicks, and Mattox Designs.