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Lots of success at this past weekend's Jconcepts Indoor Nationals. The new updated actinium was taking names and making mains! We nabbed three podiums one which was an overall win for 17.5 Buggy. Big ups to Kyle Layton and Rob Moots for their podiums. Congrats to all our customers and drivers for their Amain finishes. This was the last race at the highly competitive Outback Raceway. Wish I could have been there to see everyone doing so well. Sorry for anyone I missed!
~JimmyD

Amain finishers:
Jordan Constant - 7th Rookie Amain
Rob Moots - 2nd 17.5 Truck; 4th in expert 17.5 buggy
Cooper Hurt - 9th 17.5 Truck 6th; Intermediate Buggy
Jeff Edwards - 2nd Intermediate Buggy; 6th 17.5 SCT
Dujuan Moore took - 6th 4wd Buggy, 6th pro stock 17.5 and 8th 13.5 4wd buggy
Clint Riley - 7th 40+ Buggy
Todd Pearson - 10th 40+ Mod Buggy
Kyle Layton 1st 17.5 Buggy, 2nd SCT Mod, 2wd Mod 9th

Team Powers own Kyle Layton throwing down at the Outback Fall Brawl with Actinium Power! Good Job Kyle!

 


Kyles race summary:

 

With Fall Brawl 2014 over, it feels good to look back at the weekend and remember the fun times! Thanks to everyone for the awesome racing and all the laughs. Looking forward to next year's Fall Brawl!! Racing was tough as the competition flooded the building. I had a lot of tough luck but ended up getting past some of it later in qualifying and the mains. Ended up TQ in stock SCT but had some bad luck which put me 4th overall. Mod SCT treated me fair all weekend after qualifying 3rd place and finishing 2nd. But Pro Stock Buggy was the most fun I have had racing in a while. After breaking a rear arm in the 2nd corner of the first qualifier I thought it was all over, but going into the 2nd heat I put my head down and drove my own race end finished 3rd. the 3rd and 4th heat races were even better and ended up setting TQ for the weekend. Buggy was on point with Team Powers giving it the power it needed and my Jconcepts tires keeping it stuck to the dirt! Triple A Mains had me wondering what the outcome would be, but I ran a flawless A1 and when A2 came along I knew I only had to do it one more time. And I did, barely... It was almost a miracle. So I ended up winning Pro Stock Buggy. I want to throw a special thanks out to Team Powers USA for the fast stuff and keeping my buggy going fast. Also a shout out to Amain.com, BMiller Racing, and Jconcepts. Thanks everyone for the help!

Video provided by LiveRC!

 

 

 

 

The banner says it all. Awesome run Craig! Two weekends ago Team Powers headed out to one of the largest On-road races in the states, The International Indoor Championships; hosted by none other than race organizer Scotty Ernst.  Over the last few months we have been working hard here at Team Powers to develop and ensure proper workmanship and performance out of our recently released Actinium and Xbooster products. I have to admit over the summer of hard work we lost a bit of focus on the upcoming larger On-road events. We have known for a while our motors have been solid on carpet and pavement, so the focus was to ensure we had proper setups for our Off-road team. A few weeks before Vegas I realized that we hadn't promoted this race enough internally to our team. We had a few drivers going but this wasn't something we had completely thought out. It's Vegas though right? Let’s just jump on the plane go promote and support our products and see how it goes. Not sure what to expect, Eric V. arrived at the Riviera and made his way through the IIC pits. I wish I had been there to experience the feeling of being able to see the fruits of our labor come alive. Instead I would have to settle for the torture of watching second hand through liverc (Which I'm truly grateful for). Word had spread pretty well since the release of the Actinium. As Eric V made his way through the pits and got to really looking around he noticed that racers cars were littered with Actiniums and xboosters. We have to give a big hats off to our wonderful dealers for promoting these gems and getting them into the hands of some very fast racers. Word had spread so much that Actiniums had even leaked into the hands of our competition's team drivers. Team Powers did much better at this race than we can even advertise. All we can say is that 50% of the 17.5 and 13.5 12th scale and Touring A-main classes used Actinium power. Craig’s win with special motor setup help from Eric Anderson was an awesome moment for Team Powers. We have finally taken a win at this prestigious event. Anderson had recently discovered our motors and is now a dealer for us (EA motorsports)! He made the decision like many others well before the IIC that this was the motor to bring. Team Powers would like to thank Craig Xaiver and Eric Anderson for their efforts!


Xaiver pits!
 
Team Powers Driver Results:
World GT: 
EJ Evans 9th

Stock Touring A-Main:
Eric Anderson 2nd
Xaiver Craig 3rd
Michael Hanulec 8th (Dealer)

12th Scale Stock:
Craig Xaiver 1st
Danny Jenkins 8th
Touring Modified A-Main:
 
P1 for Team Powers Actinium!

         

Team Powers is a proud sponsor of the 2014 Reedy Race.
We would like to wish all our team drivers and all other participants good luck at this years Reedy Race! Practice starts this week. The new Actinium motors will be in attendance.

Invite Drivers:
EJ Evans
Ethan Erchinger

Open Modified:
Brandon Clements
Leo Zhao

13.5 Spec:
Austin Brumblay
James Davenport
Tim Copp
George Lin
John Gonzales

Congrats to Alec Sanderson for a great performance at the Region 10 offroad championship.
New Actinium motors showing some real promise just weeks after release! 
Alec's race report:
I spent the weekend at Rocky Mountain RC Raceway for the 2014 ROAR Region 10 Championships. In 2wd 17.5 Short Course my weekend was almost perfect. I missed round 1 due to a broken control arm. In round 2 I was able to take TQ. Round 3 resulted in a hard fought second. After some some small changes my truck became more consistent and during round four I hit 22 laps the fastest of any SC truck of the day! With that I was able to seal up TQ. In the main I ran into some trouble at the start but was able to make up lost positions and cruise to a healthy lead. The Team Powers Actinium motor provided a lot of top end which really helped me pull a tenth or two on the straights. The motor was equipped with a 12.5 rotor which allowed me to consistently clear all my jumps with confidence. In the end I found my first region 10 17.5 2wd Short Course Championship! I'd like to thank X Factory R/C for building amazing chassis'. Team Powers USA for my super fast motors, ESCs, and batteries. Boca Bearing Company for keeping my cars rolling smooth, and Upgrade RC for making my vehicles look as fast as they were! Awesome weekend! Thanks Rocky Mountain RC Raceway for hosting an awesome race, and running a super tight program.
Thanks @Shakedown Photography for some of the photos.
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Huntington Beach, LA California - OCRC Stock Nationals presented by J Concepts - Team Powers Debuts the new Actunium 17.5 Spec Motor.

This past weekend brought confirmation that the new Actinium motors are extremely fast. Months of testing and hardwork have paid off with some great results! Father/son Team Powers drivers Nathan and Eddie Bernal finished a sweet second and third behind World Champion Steven Hartson in the hotly contested Expert Buggy Class. Team driver Rob Moots clean up the truck class with a top podium position! We would like to thank our talented drivers for the hard work they have put in!


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