Nitro Challenge

Maifield Dominates Pro Buggy @ DNC 2013

February 25, 2013

Congratulations to JConcepts Driver, Ryan Maifield on a dominant performance in the 45-minute Pro Buggy A-main event at the 14th Annual Dirt Nitro Challenge. Ryan Maifield started 2nd on the grid for the 1/8th Buggy A-Main. A 45 minute steady drive after taking the lead on lap 1 Ryan dominated the brutal conditions with the […]

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2012 Dirt Nitro Challenge

March 1, 2012

Event: 2012 Dirt Nitro Challenge Date: February 23-26, 2012 Venue: Fear Farm Raceway – Phoenix, AZ Jeremy Kortz and Renato Tradardi Sr. win with JConcepts at 2012 Dirt Nitro Challenge. Ryan Maifield TQ’s the 1/8th truck class. Fear Farm R/C Raceway hosted this year’s Dirt Nitro Challenge and provided an amazing facility to the annual […]

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The Dirt Nitro Challenge – Updates

February 27, 2012

We had a lot of build-up for the 1/8th truck A-main and everyone was ready. Maifield was the pole sitter and looked confident and ready to go while the crowd also appeared amped and ready. Just when we were about to start, the dirt crew suffered an announcing audio problem and we had a delay […]

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Nitro Challenge – Day 1 Recap

February 23, 2012

It was a long day at the track for just 2 runs each but that’s how it goes with 530 entries. We learned quite a bit today, the track changes throughout the day and you have to make the proper adjustments along the way. It’s actually quite warm here, the heat of the day makes […]

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Checking In From Fear Farm

February 22, 2012

Checking in from the Fear Farm. We have ran a couple practice runs so far and the Pro guys have only run once in truggy. Guys seem to be picking up the layout very quickly which is somewhat rare for a Joey layout. Everyone seems to really like the track and seem pumped on getting […]

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2012 Nitro Challenge

February 22, 2012

We are on our way to the biggest and baddest Nitro race of the year. John Piant and I are full steam ahead to the Dirt Nitro Challenge at the Fear Farm in Phoenix, Arizona. It’s been quite a long flight so far coming from Florida. It just seems for some reason we’ve been traveling […]

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Nitro Challenge – Sunday Report

February 28, 2011

Sunday update from Jon – After a spectacular Truggy main Saturday night, most people couldn’t wait to get back to the track Sunday morning for the buggy mains. The threat of rain had been on the back of everyone’s mind the entire week, and for once we thought that we were going to be able […]

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2011 Nitro Challenge – Weekend Recap

February 28, 2011

A race that will be remembered for years to come. With dark rain clouds surrounding the track, the Pro truggy drivers stepped onto the drivers stand to begin one of the greatest truggy races to ever be ran at the Nitro Challenge. With over thirty races already ran on the track, the Pros found a […]

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2011 Nitro Challenge – Day 1

February 23, 2011

Jon Faulkner is in Arizona supporting the JConcepts Team at the 2011 Nitro Challenge. Here is an update and track photos… It’s 9am here in Surprise, AZ for this years Nitro Challenge. Drivers are getting ready for a long day of practice. This years layout has it all, huge 20ft mountains, bridge drop offs, and […]

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