Tekno RC Sweeps Cabin Fever 2017
Widely considered to be the official kickoff to the outdoor season here in the Pacific NW, the annual Cabin Fever race was once again hosted by the RC Car Club of Lewiston (RCCCL). The highly anticipated event drew 296 entries despite adverse weather conditions that closed mountain passes in the region, causing many racers to travel much longer distances than normal. Racers from Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Montana and Canada were all in attendance.
Wide lanes but just a narrow groove without dust!
Ironically the “outdoor kickoff” is held inside a covered arena at the Lewiston, Idaho Rodeo Grounds. The track is a bit larger than most tracks in the area, and while made to allow the smaller 1/10th scale cars to have great racing, the tracks for the Cabin Fever race tend to feature large obstacles and cater more to the 1/8 vehicles. The cold temperatures and changing track conditions made a lot of racers rethink tire choices throughout the weekend as the building was not heated.
Rising star RD Justin Wilde was brought in to handle the race program and a dedicated crew from RCCCL built a great track from scratch in a matter of days. The 3 day program would feature open practice on Friday, 3 rounds of qualifying on Saturday and mains on Sunday – Triple A’s for all electric classes and 30 minute nitro mains.
RD Justin Wilde – committed to bringing awareness to the NW racing scene
Tekno EB48.4s of Jason Walters, Keith Hadley, Jay Snider and Cole Cullings ready to hit the track!
This race offered 5 classes in which Tekno makes a vehicle and the team walked away with 5 wins! Check out the results below: