By Thomas Tran
Reigning DNC 1/8-scale pro nitro buggy champion and 3-time winner, TLR's Ryan Maifield gets an updated version of the 8IGHT platform for this year's DNC. A huge fan favorite because of his all-out driving style, Maifield is already looking to repeat last year's success with the brand new TLR 8IGHT 4.0. While some of his competitors have changed tire sponsors, Maifiield stayed with JConcepts but joined the RED Racing team for 2016.
LiveRC Facebook account -- various pictures and results
LiveRC Twitter account -- breaking news and live race updates throughout the weekend
LiveRC Instagram -- JConcepts Pit Report account -- pictures from the pits
With already three DNC Pro Nitro Buggy titles, Ryan looks to become the winningest Pro Buggy winner in DNC history as he attempts to win his fourth title in 2016. But also attempting the same feat is good friend and ex-teammate Ryan Cavalieri who also has three wins. The results will be in on Sunday!
Inside Ryan Maifield's 1/8-Scale Nitro Buggy
Chassis: TLR 8IGHT 4.0
Engine: REDS R5T Team Edition 3.0
Pipe: REDS 2104
Fuel: Sidewinder Maifield Blend 30%
Tires: JConcepts Triple Dees
Radio: Airtronics M12S
Servo: Spektrum S6290 x 2
Body and Wing: JConcepts Silencer body for TLR 3.0/4.0 with stock TLR wing
Notes: Lunsford titanium turnbuckles front and some Lunsford titanium screws