Joel Navarro

The 1/8th Wonder is here…in San Diego, Ca

It’s always exciting to be able to experience the opening of a new RC track in your area. Off-road tracks have always been scarce in the San Diego area forcing racers to drive north to the LA and OC area. Well, we can put all that behind us because The 1/8th Wonder is here. This [...]

Oct 17, 2011 Comments
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Team RCRD B4.1 Longer Aluminum Chassis Conversion

My local race track, SDRC Raceway in San Diego ( www.sdrcraceway.com ) has been picking up steam and has become a popular testing facility for RC manufacturers to test prototype parts. On a “Wednesday Night Worlds” club racing night, I spotted this sick chassis from Team RCRD for the Associated B4.1. I was limited to [...]

Oct 14, 2011 Comments
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IIC 2011 – Inside the A-main Winning Cars

Preparing for a big race like the IIC takes a lot of work and preparation. Top factory racers spend months testing their cars with different set-ups, and every possible hop-up and prototype parts to ultimately culminate into what you see on race day. As a spectator, your are amazed at the blinding speeds and precision [...]

Oct 10, 2011 Comments
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IIC 2011 – Race Results

This years IIC is in the books and it was a great one at that. The A-mains were full of action and super close finishes for the top spot right up to the last lap! Here are all the A-main winners photos and sheets of the final standings. A-main videos coming soon so you can [...]

Oct 10, 2011 Comments
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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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