Team Orion News

Ryan Cavalieri sweeps 2016 Top Gun Shootout

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Last weekend was held the 2016 Team Associated Top Gun Shootout at the SDRC track in San Diego, CA. After qualifying was complete, Team Orion factory driver Ryan Cavalieri would take the TQ in 2wd Modified Buggy and Modified Truck. He would also qualify a close 2nd in 4wd Modified Buggy behind his Team Associated teammate Spencer Rivkin. Cavalieri went onto Win A-Mains 1 and 2 of 2wd Modified Buggy to take home his 1st title of the weekend. Cavalieri then won A-Mains 2 and 3 of 4wd Modified Buggy to take home his 2nd title. Cavalieri finished off the weekend in style by taking the convincing win in the Modified Truck single A-Main.

Dustin Evans TQ&win Pizza Feast race

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Past weekend MHOR R/C Raceway hosted the 30th Annual Pizza Feast Race in Aurora, Colorado. This 3-day event brought in an impressive 181 total race entries. Team Orion Factory driver Dustin Evans took the TQ in 2wd Modified Buggy and 4wd Modified Buggy classes. In both 2wd and 4wd finals Evans would take A1 and A2 and the overall win.

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David Ronnefalk sweeps DAC International Charity Buggy Race

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Last weekend was held the DAC International Charity Buggy Race at the 3Stone Park RC in Malaysia. Many drivers attended the race with among them David Ronnefalk, the 2016 1/8 Nitro Buggy World Champ, Atsushi Hara 2008 1/8 Buggy World Champ and current FEMCA champ, Shin Adachi, Paphon Chanyasak (2016 FEMCA 2nd & 3rd), German Champion, Jorn Neumann and also a strong Indonesian contingent and of course regular drivers from Singapore and Malaysia.

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Ryan Cavalieri sweeps 2016 Team Associated Off-Road Championships

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Last weekend Trackside R/C hosted the 2016 Team Associated Off-Road Championships in Brookfield, Wisconsin. After qualifying was complete, Team Orion driver Ryan Cavalieri took the TQ in 2wd Modified Buggy, Modified Truck, and 2wd Modified Short Course. Cavalieri would also tie for the overall TQ in 4wd Modified Buggy, but was just edged out by his AE teammate Rivkin. Cavaleri won A-Main #1 & #2 of 2wd Modified Buggy to take home his 1st championship of the weekend. Then he won A-Main #2 & #3 of 4wd Modified Buggy to take home his 2nd championship. Finally Cav won again both single A-Mains in Modified Truck and 2wd Modified Short Course.

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New Touch Duo V-Max firmware update

Team Orion Advantage Touch Duo V-Max

At the Toy Fair 2016 in Nuremberg Team Orion have presented the Touch Duo V-Max charger with an updated firmware to charge the new LiPo HV (3.8V) batteries. Now all owners of the older Touch Duo model (Part# ORI30235, ORI3026, ORI30237, ORI30238, ORI30239, ORI30240) can update their charger with this new LiPo HV firmware. To download the new firmware update, register your product on myteamorion.com and find the latest firmware directly after registration.

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Phend, Maifield & Cavalieri win the 2016 ROAR 1/10 Nats

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This past weekend the 2016 ROAR Electric Off-road Nationals were held at the HobbyPlex in Omaha, Nebraska. Team Orion’s Dakotah Phend and “the Ryans” Maifield and Cavalieri have shown their driving skills winning all four Modified Classes. In the 2WD Modified class Dakotah Phend takes the TQ and the win in front of Ty Tessmann in second and Ryan Maifield in third. In the 4WD Modified class Dakotah Phend takes again the TQ but his teammate Ryan Maifield wins the race while Ty Tessmann takes the third position. In the Short Course class Ryan Cavalieri takes the TQ and the win ahead Ryan Maifield in second and Alex Vanderbeek in third. Finally in the Truck Modified Dakotah Phend takes his 3rd TQ and he win the race in front of Dustin Evans and Jared Tebo second and third respectively.

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David Ronnefalk TQ & win EFRA GP

2016 EFRA GP podium

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Last weekend was held the EFRA GP at the MK Eskil’s 1/8 Offroad track in Eskilstuna, Sweden. The MK Eskil’s track will host the Euros in 2017. Team Orion’s David Ronnefalk TQ’d and won the the race by more than 2 laps over Marcus Sandberg and Oskar Levin second and third respectively.

“After having had a great semi I went on to start from pole, and though I did two mistakes early on in the first two laps of the final, I was able to pull away and give myself a confident gap down to Marcus in second. Car, engine and tires worked really well in the final and in the end I got almost 2,5 laps over 2nd place! Super happy to finally get the win again after a few tough races!” – David Ronnefalk

Team Orion Ultra LiPo Batteries ROAR Approved

Team Orion Ultra LiPo Batteries ROAR Approved

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Team Orion have announced that these popular competition Li-Po Carbon Pro Ultra batteries listed below are now ROAR Approved just in time for the 2016 ROAR 1/10 Electric Off-Road Nationals that will take place in less than 2 weeks away.

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