This past weekend I attended the Hobby Haven 2012 Off-Road Shootout in Urbandale, IA. Over the years this race has grown from a simple local trophy race to an annual event that draws in several racers from around the region and beyond. This year was no different as they saw a record 281 entries from [...]
Come out and run your HPI Bajas at the 2012 HPI Baja Irvine Lake Nationals on September 28-30th. This will be the inaugural Baja Nationals competition event at So Cal’s newest 1/5th Scale Track Facility right on the shores of beautiful Irvine Lake. If you like this article, check out this additional article on HPI.
Labor Day Weekend means short-course racing at Crandon! The Traxxas TORC Series took over the small town of Crandon, Wisconsin this past weekend and the population ballooned from under 2,000 to over 30,000 off-road racing fans. The schedule was action-packed, with pro races Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. The Traxxas/Jenkins Brothers Racing team was out in [...]
Despite the rain at the U.S. Nationals, the NHRA managed to squeeze in the Top Fuel portion of the Traxxas Nitro Shootout on Saturday night, September first. After three rounds of tough competition, Spencer Massey walked away with the Top Fuel Traxxas Nitro Shootout Trophy and a check for $100,000, courtesy of Traxxas. Spencer edged [...]
Last weekend, A Main Hobbies debuted its much-anticipated world-class outdoor off-road racing complex, Silver Dollar R/C Raceway, as host of the 5th Annual Labor Day Shootout in Chico, California.Hundreds of radio-controlled car enthusiasts came out to either race or just check out the premier facility, which will host the 2013 IFMAR Electric Off-Road World Championships. [...]
Now with two years under its belt in its triumphant return, The Reedy International Off-Road Race of Champions continues to receive accolades and praise from racers, sponsors and fans alike. In 2012, the first European champion was crowned in the Invitational class by Jörn Neumann; Chad Due took the 2WD Open title and Josh Numan [...]
. If you’ve never raced a 45-minute or longer A-main, you’ll find that it’s a test of endurance that requires your total concentration the entire time. It’s tiring physically and mentally, but it’s what breaks or makes a World Champion. The 9th Annual Sidewinder Nitro Explosion proved to be a great success and provided all [...]
The anticipation is building for the 2012 JConcepts Indoor Clash. With over 450 pre-registered drivers, Flowood RC Park is going to be hit with the most unique event of the year. If you have not Get ready, as the Clash will be highlighted by the head-to-head match-up featuring Team Associated’s Ryan Maifield vs. TLR’s Dustin [...]