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See: Team Orion
The 2015 ROAR 1/10 4×4 SC & 1/8 Electric Off-Road Nationals were held July 9th-12th at Lost Creek R/C Raceway in Oakland Mills, Pennsylvania. Team Orion would roll into this years US Nationals with a very strong Team consisting of: 2014 3-Time Defending ROAR National Champion; Dakotah Phend, Previous ROAR 1/8 Electric Buggy & Truggy National Champion; Jared Tebo, and Team Orion’s latest addition; Multi-Time ROAR National Champion; Ryan Maifield. Team Orion USA Team Manager Joe Pillars was also on-hand to provide top notch support to the team and Team Orion customers. This years track at LCRC would put every manufacturers electronics to the extreme test with a very hi-speed layout and hot/humid temperatures. This years US Nationals would record its largest entry count in history reaching an impressive 211!

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4×4 Modified Short Course
Team Orion Factory Driver’s Dakotah Phend and Ryan Maifield would both TQ 2 rounds of qualifying each! Phend would just edge out Maifield for the overall TQ after the tie-breaker was calculated.

The Triple A-Mains for the 4×4 Modified Short Course class would be 6-Minutes each. Phend would go onto Win A-Main #1 & A-Main #2 after having great battles with Maifield in both. Maifield would then dominate A-Main #3 to secure the 2nd overall position! Congrats also to Team Orion’s Anthony Mazzara for finishing 6th overall!

4×4 Modified Short Course Top 10 Overall:

  1. Dakotah Phend (TQ)
  2. Ryan Maifield
  3. Ryan Lutz
  4. Joe Bornhorst
  5. Max Flurer
  6. Anthony Mazzara
  7. Jack Wicker
  8. Devin Chesney
  9. Ryan Scott
  10. Frank Deiny

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1/8 Electric Truggy
Team Orion Factory Driver Ryan Maifield would TQ 2 rounds of 1/8 Electric Truggy to secure the overall TQ!

The Triple A-Mains for the 1/8 Electric Truggy class would be 8-Minutes each. Team Orion’s Phend would lay down a perfect run to take the Win in A-Main #1! Then Team Orion’s Maifield would answer back to Win A-Main #2 and force the ROAR National Championship to the 3rd and final A-Main. Maifield and Phend would battle it out for the entire 8-Minutes in A-Main #3, Maifield would cross the finish line 1st just ahead of Phend by only a car length to Win his 1st ROAR National Championship of the weekend! Congrats also to Team Orion Factory Driver Jared Tebo for finishing 4th overall!

1/8 Electric Truggy Top 10 Overall:

  1. Ryan Maifield (TQ)
  2. Dakotah Phend
  3. Ryan Lutz
  4. Jared Tebo
  5. Max Flurer
  6. Joe Bornhorst
  7. Barry Pettit
  8. Jason Schreffler
  9. Dylan Gerard
  10. Will Cushing

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1/8 Electric Buggy
Team Orion Factory Driver Ryan Maifield would also TQ 2 rounds in the 1/8 Electric Buggy class to lock-up the overall TQ!

The Triple A-Mains for the 1/8 Electric Buggy class would be 10-Minutes each. Team Orion’s Maifield was a man on a mission showing tremendous speed in both A-Main #1 & A-Main #2 by taking the Wins in each to take the overall Win & his 2nd ROAR National Championship of the weekend! Team Orion’s Phend would go onto Win A-Main #3 in style to secure 2nd overall!

1/8 Electric Buggy Top 10 Overall:

  1. Ryan Maifield (TQ)
  2. Dakotah Phend
  3. Ryan Lutz
  4. Steven Hartson
  5. Barry Pettit
  6. Joe Bornhorst
  7. Jared Tebo
  8. Max Flurer
  9. Gunnar Rieck
  10. Jason Schreffler