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Schumacher Cougar SVR – Build Part 1

Welcome to the first installation of the Schumacher Cougar SVR build along. Schumacher’s rather unique approach to design has always set their vehicles apart and the SVR appears to be cut of the same cloth. It was designed in line with the rest of the Cougar lineup but has been massaged for lower traction dirt [...]

Sep 28, 2012 Comments
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Chicken Soup for the Racer’s Soul

By now you’ve probably figured out that I’m sort of a softy when it comes to nostalgia and memories of growing up. I think where we come from and the things in our lives that occur mold us into the people we are today and for me RC was a huge part of that and [...]

Sep 27, 2012 Comments
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IFMAR Worlds Warm-Up – Customs Troubles

If you follow any of the pros on Facebook, you surely know by now that many of them are getting stuck in customs on their way to the Worlds Warm-Up race in Argentina. Ty Tessmann shared this pic with us; looks like TLR, Pro-Line and HB’s finest are getting hassled by the man. Hang in [...]

Sep 25, 2012 Comments
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Traxxas TORC Series Finale this weekend- The Huseman Cup and Traxxas Cup at Lancaster, CA

This weekend kicks of the final race of the 2012 Traxxas TORC Off-road Championship in high fashion; paying tribute to the late, great Rick Huseman as well as posting the largest purse payouts in short course racing history. With over $150,000 in prize money and Pro 2wd and Pro Light Championships coming down to the [...]

Sep 25, 2012 Comments
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Traxxas TORC Inside View

Going to the Crandon Fall race for my first TORC Series event has me a little spoiled. They say it’s the Daytona 500 of off-road racing and it certainly was incredible to be there all weekend. If you’ve never been to a TORC race before, there’s so much to see. From the insane racing on [...]

Sep 24, 2012 Comments
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Vintage Off-road Nationals – Sunday Gallery

What an awesome time at the Vintage Off-road Nationals this year! Seeing the old cars battling on the track was classic (pun intended) but the people trading stories and parts truly made for great weekend.   There were tons of cars on display on racers pit tables. The Cox Scorpion pictured here actually won the [...]

Sep 19, 2012 Comments
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Vintage Off-road Nationals – Saturday Gallery

What an awesome first day at the Vintage Nats. This year the race left the indoor scene behind and went true old school at the brand new outdoor club track at the Bethel Racearena. The topsoil surface and true vintage layout lent itself to some awesome racing. While 2wd and Stadium truck are always great [...]

Sep 16, 2012 Comments
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Horizon Air Meet 2012 – Interview with Scotty Ernst

While at the Air Meet last weekend I had a chance to catch up with legendary race announcer Scotty Ernst. If you’ve been living under a rock, you will like to know that Scotty has called just about every big race there is for the last bunch of years. Everything from ROAR Nationals to IFMAR [...]

Sep 14, 2012 Comments
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