We Got A Situation!

Nov 04, 2013 No Comments by

You may recognize this guy as “The Situation” from MTV’s Jersey Shore, but to the guys who hang out at Unreal RC in Toms River, NJ, he’s known simply as Michael Sorrentino. Michael received his first RC vehicle from his family for his birthday and it was a landslide from there. He loved the hobby so much that he quickly became a regular at Unreal where owner Rich Burr helped him get familiar with the ins and outs of working on, building, and customizing his cars as his collection grew. While many might take a quick glance at Michael’s car collection, consider his celeb status, and think, “Oh, he just got those for free,” it’s quite the contrary. His love for RC was immediate from the first time he picked up a radio, and he’s bought all of his cars with the plans to customize them out with the coolest stuff he can find. We recently visited him at home to check out his collection and talk to him about his newest hobby before heading over to Unreal to see his latest creation… To read the full article, pick up January 2014 issue of RC Car Action.

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Associate Editor I can say that I’ve never done ANYTHING as long as I’ve been into RC. I got my first car when I was 11 and never looked back. Since then I’ve owned hundreds of cars and trucks and raced everything from Off-Road to Boats but I’m an Oval racer at heart. Whether I’m down siding a jump or going fast and turning left, it’s all on and my foot is to the floor! I love seeing new people discover our hobby and helping anyone I can enjoy it more. When I’m not racing or writing, I like to restore vintage RC cars and organize the Vintage Offroad Nationals. I’m also a dad and enjoy teaching my son how to drive and watching him get into this hobby on his own.
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