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RCX Chicago – Prep & Practice Day

We are 1 day away from RCX Chicago! It’s Friday, and today is all about set-up and prep for the big show tomorrow. RCX Chicago will feature over 20 exhibits and demos, including try-me tracks, racing, indoor flight, tractor pulls and drifting.  Speaking of drifting, we even have the Formula Drift Champion Vaughn Gittin Jr. [...]

Aug 04, 2011 Comments
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Attend RCX Chicago and Say Hello!

So I’m heading out later this week for the hearland, the midwest, THE Chicago.  As in the land of deep dish pizza, da’ Bears and our new show, RCX Chicagoland. If you get a chance, drop by this Saturday and check it out.  This is our first year in Chicago, and it’s less a trade [...]

Aug 02, 2011 Comments
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Futaba – OS Nitro Challenge Final Results – Lutz & Branham Win

Here are the winners & podium photos from the Futaba Nitro Challenge held last weekend in St. Louis at the Dirt Burners facility, brought to you by our contributor Eric Schutt. When all the dust settled and the last laps were completed, it was Ryan Lutz taking home top honors in Pro Buggy after decisively [...]

Jul 19, 2011 Comments
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Explaining RC To The Masses…Good Luck

When I tell a stranger or acquaintance that racing RC cars is my hobby, I usually get one of two reactions. One reaction is often a quick widening of the eyes, a smile, and an eager conversation about how they once owned an RC car…you know, the one with a gold tub chassis, what was [...]

Jul 18, 2011 Comments
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Kyosho Inferno ST-RR EVO Truggy Kit

From Kyosho America: Not content with its impressive record of multiple victories, the Inferno ST charges ahead with further enhancements in the most powerful version yet in the form of the Inferno ST RR EVO. The dynamic off-road speed of a racing buggy combines with the strength of a stadium truck to produce a machine [...]

Jul 18, 2011 Comments
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Futaba – OS Engine Nitro Challenge DAY 3 Coverage

Sunday’s racing action was wicked as people and gear battled against the high temperatures and humidity, as well as the close wheel-to-wheel track action.  Engine flameouts were unfortunately a part of the game today, as the weather seeming to make it difficult for driver to keep the fires lit.  It was a long, busy day [...]

Jul 18, 2011 Comments
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Futaba – OS Engine Nitro Challenge DAY 2 On-Site Coverage

2011 Futaba / OS Engines Nitro Challenge – Dirt Burners July 16, 2011  Kirkwook, MO Today at the Futaba – OS Engines Nitro Challenge, qualifying was the name of the game.  The Dirt Burners crew kept the program moving smooth.  With 260 entries, each round took about four hours.  Classes include nitro buggy and nitro [...]

Jul 17, 2011 Comments
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Futaba – OS Engine 2011 Nitro Challenge On-Site Coverage

Our contributor Eric Schutt is on location in St. Louis, MO at the Dirtburners RC facility for the 2011 Futaba Nitro Challenge.  Here is his first report: ——————————————————————- 2011 Futaba / OS Engines Nitro Challenge – Dirt Burners July 15, 2011  Kirkwook, MO www.dirtburners.org Eric Schutt here on the scene on behalf of RC Car [...]

Jul 16, 2011 Comments
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