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Tyler Hooks

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Tyler Hooks

LiveRC Reporter

 tyler@liverc.com

Tyler Hooks is a recent college graduate with a BBA in management and a Minor in Communications from St. Edwards University as well as a ROAR Stock National Champion and was apart of the IFMAR World Championship USA team in 2016. Tyler is currently an Editor as well as in the Advertising department at Live Race Media and frequently is apart of the broadcast team at major events.

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Latest From Tyler

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    DNC 2021: Seeding Results
    Check out the top seeded drivers in each class going into the first round of qualifying at the 2021 Dirt Nitro Challenge.
    Tyler Hooks Feb. 19, 2021, 1:48 p.m. View Comments
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    DNC 2021: Maifield Denies Phend's Perfect Day
    Ryan Maifield grabbed the round 3 TQ in Pro Truggy and became the first person other than Dakotah Phend to TQ of Pro today.
    Tyler Hooks Feb. 21, 2021, 4 p.m. View Comments
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    DNC 2021: Phend Tops Pro Ebuggy Q1
    Dakotah Phend is on a tear so far at the 2021 Dirt Nitro Challenge taking the round 1 TQ in Pro Ebuggy.
    Tyler Hooks Feb. 19, 2021, 9:50 p.m. View Comments
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    XactRC 10k Challenge Announcement
    XactRC is proud to announce our inaugural XactRC 10k Challenge hosted by the World Famous OCRC Raceway in Huntington Beach, California April 24th-25th.
    Tyler Hooks Feb. 18, 2021, 12:05 p.m. View Comments
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    New Team Shepherd Snapback
    Team Shepherd is happy to release a new high-quality snapback cap.
    Tyler Hooks Feb. 18, 2021, 12:44 p.m. View Comments
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    DNC 2021: Phend is Overall Truggy TQ
    Dakotah Phend is the overall TQ in Pro Truggy after TQ'ing the first two rounds at the 2021 Dirt Nitro Challenge.
    Tyler Hooks Feb. 21, 2021, 4:01 p.m. View Comments
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    New Pro-Line Racing Slot Mag Drag Race Wheels
    The Slot Mag wheels are strong and lightweight 12mm hex wheels making them the ideal choice for performance drag racing.
    Tyler Hooks Feb. 18, 2021, 4:42 p.m. View Comments
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    175RC Colored Titanium Team Associated Ball Stud Kits
    Check out the new 175RC ball stud kit for the B/T/SC 6.2 and DR10 and a kit for the B74.1.
    Tyler Hooks Feb. 18, 2021, 2:05 p.m. View Comments
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    New In The Pits: DNC 2021 Day 1
    We roamed the pits today and snagged some photos of new things we saw along the way at The 2021 Dirt Nitro Challenge.
    Tyler Hooks Feb. 18, 2021, 9:14 p.m. View Comments
  • Media
    2011 ROAR Fuel Nationals Thunder Alley Results
    The last time Thunder Alley hosted an event with all the major national drivers with exception of the RCGP event was the 2011 ROAR Nationals. Let's take a trip back in time to see who dominated and who is still racing in 2021.
    Tyler Hooks Feb. 18, 2021, 9:12 p.m. View Comments
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    2021 DNC: Wednesday Broadcast Schedule
    This afternoon for a while we will be going live for a little bit to test and make sure everything is ready for qualifying. Full coverage will begin tomorrow and continue all the way through Sunday.
    Tyler Hooks Feb. 18, 2021, 8:27 p.m. View Comments
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    New Team Associated FT Gear Mesh Inserts and Dog Bones
    Check out the new Factory Team Associated Factory Team Dog Bones and Gear Mesh Inserts.
    Tyler Hooks Feb. 16, 2021, 5:04 p.m. View Comments
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    New TJR Parts B74.1 Carbon Fiber Accessories
    TJR Parts is releasing new carbon fiber shock towers and a carbon front brace kit for the Team Associated B74.1.
    Tyler Hooks Feb. 16, 2021, 5:11 p.m. View Comments
  • Media
    Mayako Official Release Video
    Check out a little bit more about the Mayako brand including more about the brand and the philosophy.
    Tyler Hooks Feb. 16, 2021, 4:58 p.m. View Comments
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    Talk It Up Tuesday: Ty Tessmann
    This week just before the 2021 Dirt Nitro Challenge we caught up with contender Ty Tessmann as he traveled back to the west coast from the east coast after winning the Chi-Town Showdown. #TalkItUpTuesday
    Tyler Hooks Feb. 18, 2021, 12:45 p.m. View Comments
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    Under The Hood With Adam Drake: The MBX8E Team Edition
    Time to take a look under the hood of Adam Drake's MBX8E Team Edition ebuggy.
    Tyler Hooks Feb. 16, 2021, 10:54 a.m. View Comments
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    Ran Out of Talent Podcast: Ben Sovacool
    This week on The Ran Out of Talent podcast, Joe and Ryan catch up with Ben Sovacool and talk about the most recent races.
    Tyler Hooks Feb. 16, 2021, 10:39 a.m. View Comments
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    New PSM 22X-4 and 22 5.0 Carbon Composite Slipper Pads
    The new PSM 22X-4 and 22 5.0 slipper pads feature a high performance carbon composite material, these slipper pads have been developed to provide fading resistance and linear performance.
    Tyler Hooks Feb. 15, 2021, 12:25 p.m. View Comments
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    New JConcepts 2005 Ford Expedition Monster Truck Body
    Over the last several years, the RC monster truck segment has evolved, consumers and racers have asked for more and more body shell options. The delivery of the JConcepts 2005 Ford Expedition is another notch in the belt for the speedy race team from
    Tyler Hooks Feb. 15, 2021, 11:56 a.m. View Comments
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    New 175RC High Load Mini-T/B Motor Screws
    The 175RC High Load Motor Screws for the Mini-T/Mini-B help make sure your motor stays in place, along with adding another level of customization to your ride.
    Tyler Hooks Feb. 15, 2021, 12:13 p.m. View Comments
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    New Xray Gamma 2CL Body
    The ultra-lightweight version of the XB2 Gamma 2C body is designed especially for high traction conditions.
    Tyler Hooks Feb. 15, 2021, 12:09 p.m. View Comments
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    New KWR Engineering RX8E Base Plate
    The KWR RX8E Base Plate is specially designed to fill the hole in the 5mm thick alloy chassis which would typically accommodate the receiver battery and fuel tank in the nitro version of the car.
    Tyler Hooks Feb. 15, 2021, 11:50 a.m. View Comments
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    New Reedy Blackbox 600z
    Reedy’s Blackbox 600Z-G2 Zero-Timing Competition ESC is an excellent option for entry-level racers thanks to its economical price, versatility, race-proven performance, and improved durability.
    Tyler Hooks Feb. 15, 2021, 5:42 p.m. View Comments
  • Media
    New Bittydesign Robox 1/12th Scale Pan Car Body
    Bittydesign has released a new CAD designed 1/12th Scale pan car body in the form of the Robox.
    Tyler Hooks Feb. 12, 2021, 11:40 a.m. View Comments
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    2021 Summer Dirt RC Outlaw Series Announcement
    The 2021 Summer Dirt RC Outlaw Series dates have been announced, find them and the first race information here.
    Tyler Hooks Feb. 12, 2021, 11:19 a.m. View Comments
  • Media
    New Mon-tech M21 1/12th Scale Body
    The Montech MT21 was born from the development of the 2-time IFMAR World Champion M20.
    Tyler Hooks Feb. 12, 2021, 11:09 a.m. View Comments
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    New JConcepts Analog Calipers
    The JConcepts quick reference calipers are analog based and capable to be locked into place to secure or save dimensions for later or to copy side-to-side.
    Tyler Hooks Feb. 12, 2021, 11:26 a.m. View Comments
  • Media
    Flashback Friday: The Epic 2015 DNC Buggy Main
    The 2015 Dirt Nitro Challenge pro nitro buggy main was one to remember, take a trip down memory lane for an action packed 45 minute main! #FlashbackFriday
    Tyler Hooks Feb. 18, 2021, 10:03 a.m. View Comments
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    New JConcepts Mini-T/B Sprinter and Carvers Tires and Mono Wheels
    JConcepts has released the popular Sprinter and Carver Tires for the Mini-B/T as well as Mono Wheels for the platforms.
    Tyler Hooks Feb. 11, 2021, 5:50 p.m. View Comments
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    New Infinity Titanium UFO Screws
    Infinity titanium UFO head screws offer a lightweight design while maintaining sufficient contact surface area.
    Tyler Hooks Feb. 11, 2021, 10:52 a.m. View Comments
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    New RC Carbon Cavalieri Sworkz Wing Mount Braces
    RC Carbon Cavalieri has released new wing mount braces for the Sworkz line of cars and trucks.
    Tyler Hooks Feb. 11, 2021, 11:09 a.m. View Comments
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    The Unprofessionals: Valentine's Day Weekend
    It's a really cold weekend, like sketchy to drive type cold, enjoy Tyler's Unprofessional advice on how to enjoy the weekend.
    Tyler Hooks Feb. 17, 2021, 6:15 p.m. View Comments
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    New Hudy Colored Aluminum Nylon M4 Locking Nuts
    Hudy has released new M4 locking nuts in multiple colors for use on any M4 applications.
    Tyler Hooks Feb. 11, 2021, 10:29 a.m. View Comments
  • Media
    New Revolution Designs T6.1/SC6.1 Sway-Bar Set
    RDRP has come up with a set of three anti-roll bars for the T6.1/SC6.1 with high-grip racetracks in mind.
    Tyler Hooks Feb. 11, 2021, 11:25 a.m. View Comments
  • Media
    2021 Chi-Town Shootout Results
    Click here to find all the podium finishers from the 2021 Chi-Town Shootout!
    Tyler Hooks Feb. 11, 2021, 5:40 p.m. View Comments
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    2020 JBRL Nitro Series Finals Results
    The 2020 JBRL series has concluded, check out the results from the finals at Thunder Alley raceway.
    Tyler Hooks Feb. 10, 2021, 5:16 p.m. View Comments
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    2021 JConcepts INS11 Hobbyplex Results
    Check out all the podiums from the 2021 JConcepts INS11 event at The Hobbyplex.
    Tyler Hooks Feb. 10, 2021, 5:04 p.m. View Comments
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    2021 Snowbirds Oval Results
    Check out the A-main results from the 2021 Snowbirds for the oval divisions.
    Tyler Hooks Feb. 17, 2021, 8:31 a.m. View Comments
  • Media
    Pro-Line Racing 1972 C-10 Promo Video
    Pro-Line Racing has released a new promotional video for the 1972 C-10 drag racing body.
    Tyler Hooks Feb. 10, 2021, 3:04 p.m. View Comments
  • Media
    New Core RC Big Bore Springs
    Introducing the new CORE RC Hi Response long springs for Off Road buggies.
    Tyler Hooks Feb. 10, 2021, 11:41 a.m. View Comments
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