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2010 Pro-Line Surf City Classic

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2010 Pro-Line Surf City Classic

The 2010 Surf City Classic was held once again at OC/RC Raceway in Huntington Beach California. This year we would break the two previous records for attendance with 211 entries. With over $4,000 dollars up for grabs in the Pro class, competition was at a high and the racing action was second to none.

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The Track

In the 2WD Mod class, Ryan Cavalieri would edge out the competition to take overall TQ. After the gate dropped it would be an epic battle between Cavalieri, Jared Tebo, and Ryan Maifield. When the dust had settled it was Jared Tebo taking the win, Cavalieri would settle for second and Maifield would take third. Both Calalieri and Tebo were using Pro-Lines new Scrubs front and MC Suburbs. This would mark the first victory for the Scrubs tire which proved to be the front tire of choice for most.

In Mod truck, Dustin Evans would take TQ honors, but Cavalieri and Tebo would have something to say in the main. With only two minutes left on the clock Cavalieri would make the pass on Evans and secure 1st place and $500 dollars cash. Evans would settle for second while Tebo would finish third. Again Ryan and Jared reached for the Suburbs tire in MC to put them on the podium and into some cash.

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6 Pack

4WD Mod has always been a class of great speed and epic battles. This was no different for this year’s Surf City Classic. TQ would go to Jareb Tebo and a field of top Pro’s right behind him. From the start of the main it was Tebo, Cavalieri and Maifield setting some serious fast laps times and following inches away from each other lap after lap. Tebo would take the overall win, Cavalieri would finish second and Hartson would make it by Maifield for third. Ryan and Jared again would choose the Suburbs in MC for their 4WD rigs.

Pro-Line’s newest driver Brent Fiege would take the overall win in the 4WD Super Stock Class and Second overall in 2WD Super stock using Scrubs and Suburbs in MC compound. ETNIES team manager and Pro-Line supporter Matt Chapman would finish 3rd in Stock Truck and 2nd overall in Stock SC after only four months of racing. Cavalieri would take third overall in the 1/8th Electric Buggy class on hand made tires. Keep an eye out for Pro-Line Suburbs for you 1/8th buggy here in the near future.

Pro-Line would like to thank Robert Black and the entire Black family, Nick for buliding a great track and making sure all was in order and the entire OC/RC staff. Thank you to Jimmy Babcock for running another flawless race and the entire Pro-Line crew. Thank you to Robert and Chad from Upgrade and all the additonal sponsors and of course all the racers for their support.

2010 Pro-Line Surf City Classic was a great event and we look forward to 2011 and shattering the 211 attendance mark.

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Jared Tebo Wins At The Surf City Classic!

This past weekend at OC R/C Raceway in Huntington Beach, CA was the 3rd Annual Surf City Classic. Track owner Robert Black made it happen by getting Tebo, Cavalieri, Maifield, Evans, and Truhe all out for the race just 1 week after the ROAR Electric Off-Road Nationals in Joliet, IL. Robert also called on Jimmy Babcock to take time out of his busy schedule and announce this years event. The total entries for this years Classic reach over 200!

In the 2wd Modified Buggy Class, Kyosho's Jared Tebo would start in the 2nd position for the 10-minute A-Main Event. At the start of the tone it was Tebo closely following the TQ Ryan Cavalieri. On lap #12 Tebo made a pass for the lead and would hang on to take the win with his Team Orion powered Kyosho RB5-SP2. Cavalieri finished 2nd .5 seconds back from Tebo and Maifield would finish 3rd.

2wd Modified Buggy Overall Top 10

1. Jared Tebo Kyosho RB5-SP2

2. Ryan Cavalieri (TQ)

3. Ryan Maifield

4. Steven Hartson

5. Dustin Evans

6. Brent Thielke

7. Frank Root

8. Josh Numan

9. Mike Truhe

10. Cody Turner

In the 4wd Modified Buggy Class, Tebo went on to set the overall TQ in the class and would start on the pole position for the 8-minute A-Main Event. Jared went on to lead every lap of the main event and took the win by over 7-seconds! Cavalieri would finish 2nd and Hartson in 3rd.

4wd Modified Buggy Overall Top 10

1. Jared Tebo (TQ) Kyosho Lazer ZX5-FS2

2. Ryan Cavalieri

3. Steven Hartson

4. Ryan Maifield

5. Brent Thielke

6. Dustin Evans

7. Frank Root

8. Tanner Denny

9. Chris Jarosz

10. Mike Truhe

Congrats also goes out to Kyosho Driver Daniel Lea who traveled down from Washington and won the Super Stock Buggy and Stock Truck Classes!

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2010 Surf City Classic

Event: 2010 Surf City Classic

Date: August 28-29, 2010

Location: Huntington Beach, CA

Race Reporter: JConcepts Racing Team

Ryan Maifield continues excellence, takes Modified Short Course with JConcepts.

Southern California is the hot-bed for R/C excitement, plush indoor race tracks and camaraderie. OCRC Raceway in Huntington, Beach has set a new standard in R/C and for many years has held the annual Surf City Classic. Normally reserved for a handful of professionals and locals alike, 2010 provided a new twist with a hefty bonus program that brought out some of the worlds finest racers from the United States.

JConcepts was well represented with many drivers racing for the glory in 2wd, 4wd, modified truck, Short Course and 1/8th electric. Ryan Maifield and Steven Hartson continuously ran at the front of the pack all weekend while utilizing the popular JConcepts Bar Codes. Holding TQ in 4wd modified for most the event Ryan chose the Gold Bar Codes on all four corners of his Associated B44 buggy. TQing the modified Short Course class was too easy as the Green compound Bar Codes gripped the track like no other during all 3 qualifiers.

For the main events things got especially interesting with single, extended A-main events. In the Short Course A-main, Ryan drove a consistent yet a playful race, having a little fun with the competition on his way to victory. Crossing the finish line in all smiles, Ryan enjoyed another brilliant day in SCT. With a drying track condition Ryan switched to Green Compound Double Dees for the A-main. Teammate Tanner Denney running the same combination finished in the respected 3rd place position. The combination of JConcepts Double Dees, Bar Codes, Rulux wheels and the Raptor body combined with the all new SC10 Factory Team proved to be too much all weekend.

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