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2011 Short Course Showdown: Manufacturer Expo

2011 Short Course Showdown: Manufacturer Expo

Outside the track this weekend is the manufacturer expo which kicked off today.  Traxxas, Viper RC, JConcepts, and Spektrum are all in attendance and their company reps are showing off the latest gear. But it doesn’t stop there.  Inside located by the track are Losi, HPI, and Thunder Power RC.  If you are at the track this […]
New Product: JConcepts Manta V2 O.S.F.M. Body

New Product: JConcepts Manta V2 O.S.F.M. Body

Earlier this month JConcepts released their new Manta V2 O.S.F.M. Body. The term O.S.F.M. stands for “One Size Fits Most” and this new body definitely lives up to its name. This diverse body will fit 9 short course trucks such as the Traxxas Slash and Slash 4×4, Team Associated SC10 and SC10 4×4, Losi XXX-SCT and SCT-E, Kyosho […]

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2011 Short Course Showdown: Short Course Goes Back To Its Roots

2011 Short Course Showdown: Short Course Goes Back To Its Roots

This weekend’s event features a Spec 2WD Slash class sponsored by Traxxas. In this class each driver must use a 2WD Slash and run the stock XL-5 ESC, Titan 12t 550 motor, tires and wheels. You can run any SC body, change out your servo and receiver, adjust your gearing, and only Traxxas aftermarket parts are allowed. […]

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New Product: Viper RC 1/8 VSE Series Sensored Brushless Motors

New Product: Viper RC 1/8 VSE Series Sensored Brushless Motors

Viper RC is at the Showdown this weekend and on display is their new 1/8 brushless motors that they just announced this week.  The new VSE line has a motor designed specifically for either a 1/8 buggy or truggy (VSE-B and VSE-T), and features a two pole sensored design, a CNC machined 6061 aluminum ribbed can for cooling, and high grade […]
2011 Short Course Showdown: Everybody Wins

2011 Short Course Showdown: Everybody Wins

One unique aspect of this race is that not only do the drivers get a chance to win some great door prizes, but so do the spectators. Earlier today Traxxas, Losi, and Team Associated gave away some awesome gear to lucky folks who came in to watch the races.  Team Associated gave away a RTR […]

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2011 Short Course Showdown: Qualifying Begins

2011 Short Course Showdown: Qualifying Begins

We just had a quick driver’s meeting before we begin qualifying today.  We will run 3 rounds today and 1 more tomorrow before the mains begin.  What makes the qualifiying unique is that we will run 8 trucks at a time with a heads up start.  As soon as the race begins you are on […]
Day 1 Wrap-up Of The 2nd Round of The 2011 Short Course Showdown Nationwide Series

Day 1 Wrap-up Of The 2nd Round of The 2011 Short Course Showdown Nationwide Series

Practice has wrapped up for today and the doors open tomorrow at 7:00am with qualifiers starting at 9:00am.  We will run 3 rocket round qualifiers tomorrow to determine the mains for Sunday.  Tomorrow the manufactuer expo begins outside the track and thanks to their generous donations racers AND spectators will have the chance to win […]

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New Product: Reedy Sonic Competition 1/10 Brushless Motors

New Product: Reedy Sonic Competition 1/10 Brushless Motors

Earlier this week Reedy announced their new line of Sonic brushless motors, and at the race this weekend the Team Associated crew is rocking the new gear with much success. These motors features dual precision ball bearings, a high-strength balanced sintered rotor, and adjustable timing.
New Product: Thunder Power RC Z3R-8 Motors

New Product: Thunder Power RC Z3R-8 Motors

Thunder Power RC just announced these 1/8 brushless motors this week and had some on hand for racers to check out. These motors feature a ribbed, aluminum heat sink can with built-in cooling fins, a 4 pole rotor, adjustable timing, and plated copper solder tabs. Earlier this year they announced their 1/10 Z3R 540 brushless […]

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New Product: Sway Bars For The Team Associated SC10 4X4

New Product: Sway Bars For The Team Associated SC10 4X4

Team Associated shipped their new sway bars overnight for the factory drivers to run and sent extras for the racers to purchase as well. The track is very high grip and going through the sweeper the front passenger side wheel tends to lift off the ground, so these sway bars should help to get all […]
2011 Short Course Showdown: Practice Makes Perfect

2011 Short Course Showdown: Practice Makes Perfect

Arrived at Trackside shortly after 10:00am for open practice. Racers are starting to fill the pits, and I also see that TLR is on the scene. AE, TQ Racing, and HPI were at the club race last night so with the addition of TLR it should mean some epic racing on Sunday now. If you […]
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