Posts Tagged ‘Meet the Pros’

Meet the Pros: Joel Winnicki – PRW

Also while touring Pemberton Raceworks, we got to chat with VP, Joel Winnicki. Joel is one of the friendliest guys you’ll meet over on the oval track. Let’s find out more about him as he answers our riveting Meet the Pros questions. Name: Joel Winnicki Hometown: Whitesboro, NY Sponsors: Pemberton Raceworks, Castle Creations, BSR, CRC, […]

Meet the Pros: Steve Pemberton – PRW

While at Pemberton Raceworks headquarters, we got the opportunity to get some Meet the Pros interviews. First we sat down with PRW President, Steve Pemberton. Let’s see what he had to say! Name: Steve Pemberton Hometown: Whitesboro, NY Sponsors: Pemberton Raceworks, Castle Creations, BSR, CRC, MSA Distributors Day Job: Electronics Systems Consultant for Ingersoll Rand […]

Meet the Pros: Billy Fischer – TLR

Top Gun at the Pro Series @ CRC was Billy Fischer. Billy drives for TLR, and he shut out the competition taking both Pro Truggy and Pro Buggy A-Main Victories. Billy has actually attended a number of  CRC big events, having been here  for the last few Pro Series races. He gave us a few […]

Meet the Pros: Anthony Mazzara – TLR

We first saw Anthony Mazzara back at Motorama. We never did get the chance to interview him there, luckily he came to find his way up to the Pro Series. When we saw Anthony at Motorama, he won the Expert E-Truggy A-Main, and finished top 5 in the 4WD SCT and E-Buggy Expert A-Mains. We […]

Meet the Pros: Frank Calandra Jr. – CRC

The man. The Myth. The Legend. We talked to Frank Calandra Jr. himself at the RC Pro Series. Frank is the man behind CRC (Calandra Racing Concepts). He’s a hobby shop/racetrack owner, as well as the President of CRC on the manufacturing side. CRC is known for their ultra competitive 1/12 and 1/10 carpet on-road […]

Meet the Pros: Paul Ciccarello – Serpent

Continuing with our Meet the Pros segment, we also talked with Paul Ciccarello @ the RC Pro Series. Paul is a really fast guy on carpet, and it seems he can hold his own quite fine on dirt as well. Paul finished 5th in the Pro Buggy A main.   Name: Paul Ciccarello Hometown: Cleveland, […]

Meet the Pros: John “Whopper” Firsching – CRC

At the RC Pro Series, we also caught up with Johnnywhopper. John is a CRC employee and one of the local fast guys, especially in 2wd Short Course. Check out what John had to say during his “Meet the Pros” interview!   Name: John “Whopper” Firsching Hometown: Rome, NY Sponsors: CRC, Spektrum, Hobbywing, JDJ Vinyl […]

Meet the Pros: Mark Calandra – CRC

Also while at the RC Pro Series, we caught up with Mark Calandra of CRC to get one of our Meet the Pros interviews. Mark is no stranger to big races. He’s been all over and is usually an A-main contender. Name: Mark Calandra Hometown: Rome, NY Sponsors: CRC, Losi, Horizon Hobby, Tekin, AKA, Tornado […]

Meet the Pros: Tom Firsching – CRC

Meet local hot shoe, Tom Firsching. A CRC native, he races 1/12 on-road carpet as well as nitro 1/8 scale classes outdoors. Tom won the 1/8 Pro Buggy class last year at the Pro Series (@ CRC), edging out Billy Fischer. Tom also recently won the Pro2 & Buggy classes of the most recent CRC […]

Meet the Pros: Brian “Dumper” Wynn – CRC

We caught up with local CRC native Brian Wynn this weekend at the RC Pro Series. Wynn is a staple of CRC, being one of their top racers and traveling the country with their amazing carpet cars. He also helps at the track, announcing and doing anything required to help make CRC’s races the best […]

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