The 14th annual The Dirt Nitro Challenge got off to a strange start, with a storm bringing rain and snow (yes, snow in Arizona) to the track surface and cancelling Wednesday’s practice before the first round was completed. Rain is not at all unusual for this race, which has been plagued with strange weather over [...]
This is the fourteenth time that the calendar of notable RC races kicks off with the biggest nitro offroad race of the year, The Dirt Nitro Challenge. Held in Arizona since 2007, and for the second time at the Fear Farm in Phoenix, the Nitro Challenge consistently draws record breaking crowds with incredible track layouts [...]
These new LiPos debuted at the 2013 Snowbird Nationals last week. Trinity said these 1S packs will retail for $26.50 and come available with either bullet or Deans connectors. They will be available online at Trinity’s website later this month. If you like this article, check out this additional article on Trinity.
Saturday at the Snowbird Nationals brings mixed emotions from the racers. On one hand, everyone gets one more qualifier to improve their times. However, this also gives their competitors a shot to out qualify them. Regardless, the spectators get a phenomenal show as the B-main bump ‘n runs get underway. A recent Snowbirds tradition, the [...]
All Business In The Ballroom All the participants here at the 19th annual Snowbird Nationals are now in “serious” mode as we cross over the halfway point en route to the big show on Sunday. In both on-road and oval, racers tried desperately to get into the top 9 of their respective classes to avoid the dreaded [...]
Words by Greg Sharpe Photos by Greg Rojna of RCActionPics.com Thursday: The excuses end as the racing begins At 7am this morning, on-road racing officially got under way for what is always the long day for these classes. On-road runs two rounds of qualifying in a row each year on Thursday, while oval only runs [...]
Words by Greg Sharpe Photos by Greg Rojna of RCActionPics.com Controlled Practice, Controlled Chaos The last full day of practice at the 19th annual Snowbird Nationals saw the racers get one round of practice organized into their qualifying heats. This structure prepared everyone for the challenge that lay ahead by putting them along side the [...]