Hartson and Amezcua Finish 1-2 at 2011 Dirt Nitro Challenge
Hartson and Amezcua Finish 1-2 at 2011 Dirt Nitro Challenge

March 2, 2011
Event Name: 2011 Dirt Nitro Challenge
Event Location: Surprise, AZ
Event Date(s): February 23, 2011 to February 27, 2011

Reedy factory team driver Steven Hartson was the dominant force in the 1/8 Pro Electric Buggy class at the 2011 Dirt Nitro Challenge. Starting from the pole position, Steven lost the lead early but by the third lap he was back in front and never looked back to take the win. Steven completed the hat trick by turning the fastest lap in the final.

Coming off a win the previous weekend at Motorama 2011, Reedy teammate Travis Amezcua battled back from a mid-field qualifying position to finish second.

The challenging Nitro Challenge track tested the limits of the drivers and their equipment. Reedy's 60C 5500mAh LiPo batteries and LRP SPX8 ESCs delivered power and consistent performance throughout qualifying and the 10-minute A-Main event.

Equipment used:
#626  Reedy 60C 5500mAh 14.8V LiPo
#LRP80780 LRP SPX8 Competition ESC
#LRP41555 LRP Pulsar Touch Charger
#LRP65800 LRP Soldering Station


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