Ryan Lutz - RC Racing - ProTek RC Pro Team Driver

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Ryan Lutz - RC Racing - ProTek RC Pro Team Driver

Ryan Lutz


Ryan is a true R/C innovator who has connected racing, business, and social media to hobbyists throughout the world for more than a decade. Ryan started in radio control at age 7, hanging around his father’s (Larry) local hobby store in Medina, OH, which is still operating today.

Hometown: Medina, Ohio Pro R/C Experience: 16 years

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Ryan's Professional RC Accomplishments

Professional RC Accomplishments

  • Four-time "A" main finalist at IFMAR Off-Road World Championships (1:8 nitro and 1:10 electric).
  • 2013 ROAR national champion in eTruggy.
  • Has returned to his Kyosho roots for 2022 and already posted impressive showings, winning the Pro Electric Buggy title at the 2022 Silver State Championships and finishing second in Pro eBuggy at the Dirt Nitro Challenge – both against stacked World class fields.
  • Six-time winner at the Alabama Manufacturers Shootout, most recently taking down the Pro Nitro Buggy title in 2019.
  • Nine-time victor at the Psycho Nitro Blast, including hat tricks in 2017 and 2014.
  • Won Pro Nitro Truck honors at the Silver State Championships in 2017 and 2013. Also won Silver State Pro eBuggy in 2018.
  • 2019 DXR Dirt Kings (Newport, U.K.) winner in Nitro Buggy.
  • 2019 Pro Nitro Truggy winner at The Wicked Weekend.
  • Took down the Nitro Buggy win at the 2014 Dirt Nitro Challenge held in Padova, Italy.

Ryan is making his mark on the radio control industry.
RC Buisness Ventures

Ryan maintains a full-service website LutzRC.com and business Facebook page providing fellow racers and hobbyists with set up sheets, racing tips, up-to-date blogs, product reviews, and a shop filled with hi-performance products.

Learn a little more about Ryan Lutz.
Personal Info

Nickname: “Lutzinator”
Family: He and his wife have four children.
Hobbies: Enjoys spending time with family.
Charitable Contributions: Has raised more than $15,000 for various charitable causes by auctioning off his winning trophies and race-used bodies.

What brands does Ryan use in his RC race program?

Chassis: Kyosho
Engine: Alpha
Fuel: VP Racing Fuels
Electric Motor/ESC: Tekin
Battery: ProTek RC
Servos: Futaba
Tires: AKA
Transmitters: Futaba
Accessories: ProTek RC, Boom RC, Prevail Paints

Watch Ryan's Latest YouTube Videos

Ryan loves to share his knowledge of radio control racing with everyone. His entertaining YouTube channel is packed with tons of information to help you get into R/C racing. While your there be sure to subscribe to see his latest posts.

Dirt Nitro Challenge 2022

Ryan taking you for a lap around the 2022 Dirt Nitro Challenge in Perris, California.

ROAR Nationals 2022

Track walk around the 2022 ROAR Nationals at Adobe Mountain RC Raceway in Northern Phoenix, Arizona.

Southern Indoor Champs 2022

Ryan does a few practice laps at the 2022 Southern Indoor Championships.

Best video Clips of 2021

Enjoy the whips, drift, big air, and side by side action as you see a snapshot of the year that was.