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Reedy Race of Champions – Halfway Update

RC Car Action is live on the scene at West Coast RC Raceway for the 2013 Reedy Race of Champions! There’s nothing but heads-up racing from here on out this weekend, as qualifying is complete for the Open 2WD and 4WD divisions. Salt Lake City, UT resident Rob Gillespie slated to start on the pole [...]

Jan 26, 2013 Comments
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Spotted: JConcepts Fin Turnbuckles

The 2013 Reedy International Off-Road Race of Champions officially kicked off today with 3 rounds of controlled practice. Also kicking off today is a new Fin turnbuckle product line from JConcepts. These soon to be released turnbuckles are 3mm thick, and will be available for the Team Associated B4.x, B44.x, T4.x, and SC10. JConcepts also [...]

Jan 24, 2013 Comments
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2013 Reedy International Race of Champions

What started as a birthday celebration evolved into an event that rivals the World Championships in the levels of competition and prestige. Mike Reedy, founder of the most successful electric motor company in IFMAR Worlds competition that bears his name, organized the first Reedy International Race of Champions in 1987 to celebrate not only his [...]

Jan 24, 2013 Comments
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Online Coverage Of The 2013 Novak Off-Road Race At The Plex (Videos Added)

This past weekend I headed back over to Omaha, NE for the 2013 Novak Off-Road Race.  This is the 2nd year that Novak has sponsored this race and once again it was held at the HobbyTown USA HobbyPlex.  The event brought in 307 entries and there were a total of 10 different classes to compete [...]

Jan 09, 2013 Comments
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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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Traxxas TORC Inside View

Going to the Crandon Fall race for my first TORC Series event has me a little spoiled. They say it’s the Daytona 500 of off-road racing and it certainly was incredible to be there all weekend. If you’ve never been to a TORC race before, there’s so much to see. From the insane racing on [...]

Sep 24, 2012 Comments
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Online Coverage Of The 2012 Hobby Haven Off-Road Shootout (VIDEOS ADDED)

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 [...]

Sep 10, 2012 Comments
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2012 Sidewinder Nitro Explosion Race Coverage – Over 100 Minutes of Racing Action! [Video]

. 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 [...]

Sep 05, 2012 Comments
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