I spent last weekend racing round 7 of the JBRL electric series. A fellow racer asked me about prepping cars for the mains so I thought I would share some tips on finishing the main without mechanical failures. My electric 1/8-scale is highlighted in this video but most of the routine can be applied to [...]
If you could build any project RC vehicle, what would it be and how would it be built? For me, it would be a basher. These days, race vehicles stay pretty close to box stock (I do miss the eighties when race vehicles were total project builds). The two most important attributes of my project [...]
Want to know what it’s like to take a hot lap in a full-size TORC short course race truck? Now is your chance! Check out this GoPro video from Traxxas’ Mark Jenkins as he takes his TORC truck for a lap around the famous Crandon race track in Crandon, WI.
I really enjoy racing off-road vehicles of all types and never really run on-road. I guess I’d run more on-road if there was a track closer to my house. A while back I was introduced to Virtual RC and at first I wasn’t that into it because it was an on-road sim. The second I [...]
Don’t miss out on the third installation of Sheldon’s Hobbies’ awesome drift comp series. Head down to the track this Saturday, September 24th, and get sideways for some killer prizes.
If you wanted to (and many do), you could lump all RC’ers into one of two groups–those who race and those who don’t. I am a racer. Well, by definition, I’m a racer. I don’t race every weekend, but I do race. Some years I race a lot and some years it seems like I [...]
The 2011 Canadian RC Pro Series National Finals are over, but the memories and a mark in local history will last forever. The turn out of local drivers and out of town gusts was amazing. Hosted at C.R.E. Raceway, Winnipeg, Mb, Canada. I was Reporting from track-side and participating in the event. Great job to [...]