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ProTek RC PRO Team Driver Joe Bornhorst

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ProTek RC PRO Team Driver Joe BornhorstProTek RC PRO Team Driver Joe Bornhorst

Professional RC Accomplishments

  • Won ROAR national titles in 2019 (eTruggy) and 2018 (4WD Short Course).
  • Has posted six career Top 3 podium finishes at the Dirt Nitro Challenge.
  • TQ’d and finished second (behind teammate Ryan Maifield) in Pro Nitro Buggy at the 2022 Dirt Nitro Challenge in Perris, CA.
  • Represented the United States and Team Sworkz at the 2022 IFMAR World Championships in Redovan, Spain.
  • Won Pro Nitro Truck at the 2019 Silver State Championships in Las Vegas.
  • Took top honors at the Psycho Nitro Blast in Pro eBuggy in 2017 and 2019. Also won PNB title in eTruggy in 2017.
  • Five-time class winner at the Alabama Manufacturers Shootout, including three victories in eBuggy.
  • Swept the 2017 Motorama event in Harrisburg, PA with wins in eBuggy, eTruggy, and Pro 4 Short Course.
  • Seven-time Southern Nationals winner in West Monroe, Louisiana.

Learn More About Joe Bornhorst


Parents: John and stepmom Patti
Spouse: Nicole, whose parents own a local hobby shop (Magic Hobbies) in Strasburg, OH.
Hobbies: Enjoys simulator iRacing and watching Motocross.

Raced Motocross as a youth until age 17, and ultimately got into R/C after suffering a serious Motocross racing injury.

Joe Bornhorst Sponsors


Chassis: Sworkz
Engine: OS Speed Drake Edition
Fuel: VP Racing Fuels
Electric Motor/ESC: Tekin
Battery: ProTek RC
Servos: MKS
Tires: JConcepts
Transmitters: Futaba
Accessories: ProTek RC, The Drake Racing, Boom Graphics, Shearious Designs, and Magic Hobbies in Strasburg, OH

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Watch Joe's Latest YouTube Videos

Check out Joe's short but saweeeeet RC track videos on YouTube. He also has a few tips and tricks for you to try on your RC, and don't forget to subscribe to his channel!

Sworkz S14-3 at Magic Hobbies Carpet Track

Watch Joe crush it with his Sworkz S14-3 at the Magic Hobbies carpet track.

Running Laps at The Dirt

Joe Bornhorst running laps at The Dirt raceway with his SWORKz S35-4.

Phil Hurd Raceway

Joe Bornhorst with his SWORKz S35-4E running laps at Phil Hurd Raceway.

MKS Servo Preparation

Check out how Joe prepares his MKS Servo Tech 599 servos before installing them in his Tekno RC cars and trucks./p>

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