Meet the Pros: Taylor Petersen – Mugen Seiki

Mugen Seiki had their young guns at Motorama this year. Both Taylor Petersen and Barry Pettit were there to try to take one home for Mugen Seiki. Taylor won 1/8 Expert Electric Buggy, with Barry taking second. Barry broke early in the 1/8 Electric Truggy Expert main, with Taylor taking second place, fighting electrical gremlins from about the half way point of the race.

Name: Taylor Petersen

Hometown: Spokane, WA

Sponsors: Mugen Sekei, AKA, KO Propo, Tekin, Lucky 7, Alpha RC, Nitrotane, Zig Racing, Sticket 1 Graphics

Day Job: Taylor owns his own construction business, mostly doing roofing, siding, and other home related jobs.

How did you get started in racing: Taylor saved up when he was 13, and bought his first RC car. He never looked back after that.

Do you prefer Nitro or Electric: Nitro, definitely.

Are you bummed that there is no Nitro at Motorama this year: Absolutely, I love Nitro cars.

Do you have any tips for new RC Racers: Ask questions

What is your favorite class: 1/8 Nitro Buggy

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