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Team Talk – Cole Tollard


JConcepts’ weekly “Team Talk”

We spend some time talking with JConcepts Team Drivers to learn a little more about them, their racing background, race day rituals and more.

This week we speak with Cole Tollard, a young racer from Wisconsin…



What was your first R/C car?

Team Losi XX-T

When did you start racing?

I was 8 years old

What’s your favorite class?
2wd mod buggy

What race do you look forward to the most every year?
The Off-road Reedy Race of Champions.

What R/C accomplishment are you most proud of?

Making the A-main in 4wd buggy at this year’s Reedy race

If you could only keep one R/C item what would it be?
My B5M

What song best describes your racing?

Beastie Boys- No sleep till Brooklyn

Do you have any race day rituals or superstitions?
Randy Perillo likes to get me a morning latte!

When you’re not at the track what do you like to do for fun?

I like to play baseball and go bowling

You know you are addicted to R/C when this happens…..

When you’re on the road more than your own home

You recently won at the Chi-Town Shootout, Tell us how that victory ranks among your accomplishments?
It ranks up there with making the A-main at the Reedy race and the B-main in buggy at Nationals this year


What tire and compound did you finish on? And how did they perform?
I ran gold Dirt Webs with Dirt-Tech inserts all weekend. They were dialed in the main!

If you could have one main event back from your past what would it be?

The B-main of 2wd buggy at this year’s Reedy race. I made a bobble at the start and was never able to make it back up.

How long have you been racing for JConcepts?
4 years.

What’s your favorite source for R/C news?

What’s your favorite JConcepts product?
Dirt Webs and all cool bodies

We want to thank you for taking the time to answer some questions. If you’d like go ahead and give a shout out to your sponsors.
I would like to thank Team Associated, Reedy, JConcepts, Airtronics, 92zero Designs, R17 Racing, FactoryOneRC, Kain Paints, Shearit Designs, MIP, Venom Designs, and my parents for all their support!


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