Contact Information
Hours of Operation:
9:00 - 5:00 EST

Mailing Address:
JConcepts Inc.
15370 CR 565A, Ste C
Groveland, FL 34736

Telephone Numbers:
352-241-4976 Office
352-243-5904 Fax


Esteban Palacio

Date of Birth? July 19th, 1989

Where do you live? Bogota, Colombia

Where were you born?  Medellin, Colombia

What is one surprising fact people may not know about you? There was a time when I was younger that I didn’t like R/C cars at all. I loved R/C planes and helis but when I raced for the first time, everything changed.

What got you started in R/C? My dad, when I was about 4 years old, he bought me my first R/C car (the ones you usually buy at Toys R’ Us), but it was until 5 years ago when we both walked into a store and got out with a brand new Nitro Tamiya TNX.

Why do you race? It’s fun and different from the daily routine. It’s amazing to have a good time with friends and family through R/C cars.

What would you like see happen to R/C in the coming years? I’d like to see the big races such as Nationals and Worlds shown live on TV.

JConcepts product: Double Dees V2
Race vehicle “past”: Mugen Seiki MBX-5
Race vehicle “present”: Mugen Seiki MBX-6
Race track: “La Milagrosa”, Bogota, Colombia
R/C battle: With anyone that’s up for a good time
Thing to do in your spare time (besides R/C): Play ultimate Frisbee, video games, hang out with friends and family, study at college
Role model: My dad 
Athlete: LeBron James
Movie: Donnie Darko 
TV show: The Big Bang Theory
Food: Pizza
Girl: Jessica Biel