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IIC 2011 – Photo Gallery

It has been hectic at the IIC with preparations by the racers and the IIC crew. The lower mains are run first, with all the A-mains ran at the end of the race program. Here are some photos that catch the flavor of what IIC participants are experiencing. I’ll have full A-main results, winners photos, winner’s [...]

Oct 09, 2011 Comments
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IIC 2011 – Qualifying Results and Action Photos

After 4 rounds of qualifying on Thursday and Friday, all the racers are tired and sleep deprived from all the time they spent wrenching on their cars, but at least they know their fate for the mains. The IIC runs their mains on Saturday instead of Sunday so that the racing participants don’t have to [...]

Oct 08, 2011 Comments
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IIC 2011 – CRC new releases

Calandra Racing Concepts – CRC Gen-Xi 1:12th race car kit – #3203 Making a debut here in Las Vegas is the new 1:12th car from CRC, the Gen-Xi (inline). The Gen-Xi keeps all the great features (Encore shock, Pro Strut front end, full carbon components) and performance of the multi-National champion Gen-XL as well as [...]

Oct 08, 2011 Comments
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CFX RC Paintworks & Parma/PSE @ The 7th Annual IIC!!

Charlie Barnes is the man behind CFX RC Paintworks and OC Circuit (A popular racing program in the SoCal area now in its 13th year, socal.rcracing.com/ ), and he is here at the IIC representing Parma/PSE ( parmapse.com ) with a booth. He is providing painted bodies for sale, and demo’s on his latest painting techniques. Charlie is truly the [...]

Oct 07, 2011 Comments
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IIC 2011 – Speed Merchant new releases

Speed Merchant            teamspeedmerchant.com  - 1/12th Scale Rev.7 Here’s the latest and greatest out of the SpeedMerchant camp. Introducing the Rev.7. With the changes in Lipo’s, traction compounds, bodies and even carpet construction, we’ve seen an on-going change is set-up philosophies over the past few seasons. After lots of testing starting at the Snowbirds, continuing with the [...]

Oct 07, 2011 Comments
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International Indoor Championships (IIC)

Hello from Sin City Las Vegas! I’m at the Riviera Hotel & Casino this weekend covering the 7th Annual International Indoor Championships, and what a great event this is! Who says on-road racing is dead? This years IIC event has 404 entries participating (2007 had 450 entries), which is the second biggest turn out they’ve ever [...]

Oct 07, 2011 Comments
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The 2.4 Hours Deux Enduro @ SDRC Raceway!

There are times you get to participate in unique events that are different from the normal  race day. SDRC Raceway (sdrcraceway.com) in San Diego recently held one of these unique events dubbed “The 2.4 Hours Deux Enduro”. The 2.4 hour enduro consisted of having a minimum of three people on your team (with each person driving 45 [...]

Aug 22, 2011 Comments
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Video!! At the races with the TQ Racing SX10 4w!

  **Here’s the link.  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-5XivyYwHKI ** Copy & Paste it into your browser. If you caught my review on the TQ Racing SX10 4w (www.tqracing.net) in the November 2010 issue of RC Car Action, you would have read that I had nothing but positive reviews for this car. Well, it’s been months now since I threw [...]

Jul 13, 2011 Comments
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