February 19, 2016

Reigning Champion Maifield tops Q1 at DNC

Reigning Champion Maifield tops Q1 at DNC

Reigning Dirt Nitro Challenge Champion Ryan Maifield got his quest to retain his buggy title off to a good start this morning in Arizona as he topped the opening qualifier.  The 3-time champion lead a TLR 1,2 from team-mate Dakotah Phend, the pair separated by 1.5 seconds.  Having enjoyed a successful day at the Fear Farm yesterday when he TQ’d both Truggy and eBuggy, Maifield took the first of the three qualifiers after a late mistake from Team Associated’s Spencer Rivkin, while behind the TLRs, HB’s David Ronnefalk was best of the rest with the 3rd fastest time. Following Rivkin’s costly 8-second last lap crash which dropped him to 6th behind Ty Tessmann, Ryan Cavalieri would be top Team Associated in 4th.

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