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2013 Cactus Classic: Ryan Maifield Interview

Team Associated’s Ryan Maifield talks about the track conditions and driving his Team Associated SC10 to the first round TQ of Modified 2WD Short Course.

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2013 Cactus Classic: Billy Fischer Interview

Billy Fischer talks about taking the TQ in the first round of Modified 4WD Short Course at his home track.

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2013 Cactus Classic: Round Two Results

It was another long day at Scottsdale R/C Speedway, with 102 heats of racing completed in just about twelve hours. As temperatures dropped for the evening the ridiculous grip seemed to drop off very slightly – though the track may not have been quite as fast for a single lap, many drivers remarked that it [...]

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2013 Cactus Classic: Round One Results

Fifty-one heats are complete at Scottsdale RC Speedway, and with all five Modified classes running at the end of the round there are plenty of exciting races to watch. After the practice heats from yesterday were resorted using each drivers’ fastest three laps, and the fastest drivers running at the end, the times for each [...]

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2013 Cactus Classic: Thursday Night Interview with Ricky Gaynor

Hobbytown USA shop manager Ricky Gaynor, talking about what it’s like for a racer to now be in charge of organizing one of the biggest and longest running events in RC:

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2013 Cactus Classic: Thursday Night Interview with Jason Ruona

JConcepts’ founder Jason Ruona discussing the unique track conditions, which left racers scrambling all day Thursday to adapt their cars to navigate the course:

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2013 Cactus Classic: Practice Report

RC Car Action arrived at Scottsdale R/C Speedway for Thursday’s controlled practice for the 27th Annual Cactus Classic, and the overwhelming talk of the pits were the near asphalt-like track conditions generating more grip than almost any other race we’ve ever seen on U.S. soil – with pounds of sugar poured on the track before [...]

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Off-Track Interview: 2013 “The Dirt” Girls

Since the premiere event over a decade ago, one of the hottest attractions at the annual The Dirt Nitro Challenge are the lovely young ladies that pose for the trophy presentations: they’re known as The Dirt Girls. They’re at the track all week long to assist with racer registration, RV parking, and general information, and [...]

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