For the 2nd consecutive year, the JConcepts Dirt Invert took place just outside of Phoenix, AZ, and this time at Warehouse 3 Raceway. The triple A-main, Invert format was brought back to compliment an even larger turnout of just under 250 entries.
Team Associated / JConcepts drivers Ryan Maifield, Tanner Denney, Spencer Rivkin and Tommy Hinz battled some of Arizona’s finest TLR drivers such as Chris Wheeler and Charles Hicks. The man behind the race format, Brian “Dirt” Kinwald, was on hand promoting the newly released RC10 Worlds car and also taking a shot at some of the best drivers in the regional areas.
As racing started it was clear the drivers to beat in qualifying were Ryan Maifield in 4wd modified and Spencer Rivkin in 2wd modified. Both Ryan and Spencer used their watered track runs to perfection turning in blistering runs in the 18 lap range. Qualifying was sorted by fastest single run so both drivers were able to hold their positions throughout the 3 rounds of qualifying while all other positions changed each round. 8 drivers would sit in the A-main and 2 drivers from each main could bump-up from lower mains. Continue reading here.