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Top Notch Series – Round 1 @ SDRC Raceway, San Diego

If you’re a regular racer in the SoCal area, you know there are a handful of points race series race programs that attract the locals that include current and past world champions. Erik “Notch” Johnson is the latest mastermind creator of such a racing series called Top Notch Series (TNS). This season’s race series will [...]

Dec 28, 2012 Comments
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2012 ROAR Region 4 Off-Road Championships: Reedy’s Daimon Borkowicz And Austin Venezia Win

The 2012 ROAR Region 4 Off-road Championships were hosted by Shiverville R/C Raceway in High Springs, FL. An amazing layout and smooth surface was met with enthusiasm from the top racers in the region. Three rounds of qualifying, triple A mains, and a free raffle were scheduled for the weekend. In the 2WD Stock Buggy [...]

Dec 21, 2012 Comments
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Uncovered – New Tekno RC SCT410 1/10th 4WD Short Course Truck

At last weekend’s Top Notch Series season opener at SDRC, Tekno RC’s home track, we caught a few snapshots of the brand’s new 4WD short course truck called the SCT410 (the naming convention following their electric 1/8-scale buggy, the EB48). Rather than simply converting the EB48 for short course duty, the crew at TKRC has [...]

Dec 06, 2012 Comments
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New Gear Debuts At The 2012 IFMAR 1/8 Off-Road World Championships

One of the best things about the Worlds is the amount of new gear that manufacturer’s debut at they try to capture that elusive title. You can find anything ranging from from new bodies to tire glue. Here are a few of the items we have seen thus far. Pro-Line Pro-Line has announced a new [...]

Dec 04, 2012 Comments
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2012 U.S. Indoor Championships: Reedy Takes 3 Titles

Event Name: 2012 U.S. Indoor Championships Event Location: Holiday Inn, Strongsville, OH Event Date(s): November 23, 2012 to November 25, 2012 The U.S. Indoor Championships is one of the longest-running and most prestigious events on the on-road racing circuit. Traditionally held over Thanksgiving weekend in the suburbs of Cleveland, Ohio, the 2012 running was shortened [...]

Nov 30, 2012 Comments
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David Mayhew Joins Trinity To Defend Snowbirds Title

David Mayhew owner of Finishline RC Raceway in Bakersfield California and 1 to 1 scale racing car driver has joined Team Trinity to defend his Snowbirds Championship this February in Florida. Dave’s full scale racing accomplishments are impressive to say the least: 5 time winner in the International Kart Federation National Championships. Raced in the [...]

Nov 15, 2012 Comments
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Bill Oxidean Shatters 2 More World Records At The 2012 NAMBA Straightline Speed Time Trials

On November 2nd, 2012 Venom/Atomik/Novak team driver Bill Oxidean makes electric model boating history by shattering yet another 2 more records this race season! With a custom built carbon fiber hydroplane (rigger) Bill went a blistering speed of 74mph getting a 2-way average of 71.656mph on 1-cell using Venom’s 5000 50c 1s packs! The previous [...]

Nov 07, 2012 Comments
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A-Main USA Worlds Warm Up Race Video

A Main Hobbies’ coverage of the IFMAR 1/8-scale World’s Warm-Up race at Silver Dollar RC Raceway now also includes this video which is packed with aerial footage, racing action and comments from the world’s top RC racers. Check it out below: If you like this article, check out this additional article on A Main Hobbies.

Nov 01, 2012 Comments
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