Events

2013 Silver State: Trophy Interviews and Finals Gallery

After four grueling days of racing in the middle of the Nevada desert, a modest trophy presentation recognized the top competitors in each of the ten racing classes. At this point in the weekend, you know you’ve done something right when the RC Car Action cameras are pointed in your direction – that means you’re [...]

Apr 23, 2013 Comments
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2013 Silver State: Third Round and Final Qualifying Results

After Friday’s busy day, with two rounds of racing, Saturday morning left just one final chance to improve one’s qualifying position with a low scoring round. The magic number at this race is “11,” as the top eleven drivers qualify directly into the final to be joined by three bump-ups from the lower main event. [...]

Apr 21, 2013 Comments
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2013 Silver State: Second Round Results

It started cooling off on Friday night, and in typical Silver State fashion the track is getting rough. The racers at this year’s event are split on how to best handle the changing conditions: some are making changes to their cars in an effort to cope, while the rest are simply focusing on driving the [...]

Apr 20, 2013 Comments
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2013 Silver State: First Round Results

The first round of qualifying in Boulder City, NV brought with it a few surprises. With the fastest three consecutive laps from yesterday’s final practice round used to seed drivers of similar speeds together for qualifying, and the fastest heats per class running at the end of the round, the times dropped with each race [...]

Apr 19, 2013 Comments
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2013 Silver State: Practice Report

The 15th Annual Silver State Nitro Challenge kicked off today with two rounds of controlled practice for all classes: 40+, Open, and Expert Truck and Buggy, Open and Expert Electric Buggy, and 2WD and 4WD short course. The first practice round this morning allowed all 26 heats of drivers seven minutes of practice to learn [...]

Apr 19, 2013 Comments
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2013 Silver State Nitro Challenge

It takes just two words to describe why the Silver State Nitro Challenge has become a popular stop on the nitro off-road racing calendar over the last ten-plus years: Vegas, baby! Held for the last several years in Boulder City, just outside the land of Lost Wages, the Silver State Nitro Challenge is a favorite [...]

Apr 18, 2013 Comments
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Top Notch Series @ Redlands RC Raceway

The Top Notch Series or the TNS as most Southern Californian racers know it, has been having tremendous success and is becoming popular fixture in the SoCal race scene. It all started back in December at my home track SDRC Raceway, and has hit up popular tracks in the area that include Coyote Hobbies Raceway, [...]

Mar 13, 2013 Comments
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2013 Nitro Challenge – Pro Buggy A-Main Final + Ryan Maifield Interview [VIDEO]

As the sun was setting into the calm Phoenix desert landscape on the last day of the 2013 Dirt Nitro Challenge, things were not so calm on the track. Some of the best RC drivers in the world were getting ready to do battle against two foes; their competitors and the challenging track. The battle [...]

Feb 26, 2013 Comments
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