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2012 Lucas Oil Off Road Racing Series

RC Car Action contributing photographer Sean Earnest attended rounds 9 and 10 of the 2012 Lucas Oil Off Road Racing Series held at Glen Helen Raceway in San Bernadino, CA, where drivers sponsored by Team Losi Racing, Team Associated, and Traxxas competed in their respective divisions. One of the most famous off-road racing facilities in [...]

Aug 07, 2012 Comments
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Online Coverage Of The 2012 Short Course Showdown Nationwide Tour #5

Sunday I headed over to the HobbyTown USA HobbyPlex in Omaha, NE for the final day of tour stop #5 of the 2012 Short Course Showdown Nationwide Tour.  This is the second year of this unique series which features traditional stock and modified classes, plus three spec classes.  Traxxas sponsored a 2WD Slash and 4×4 [...]

Aug 06, 2012 Comments
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Online Coverage Of The Mid-America Modified Tour Round #5

Saturday night I made my way over to Blairsburg, IA to check out round #5 of the Mid-America Modified Tour (MAMT). This new points series has 8 tour stops at 2 participating tracks, Thunder Hill Raceway in Lincoln, NE and Deadend Raceway in Blairsburg, IA. All drivers are competing for the HPI 1/5 Dirt Modifieds [...]

Jul 23, 2012 Comments
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RCCA at Byron Fuels World Challenge – Leisure Hours Raceway – Event Wrap

Congratulations to all the racers, Byron Fuels, and Leisure Hours for making this yet another successful event.  It’s pretty unique how mellow the overall vibe is even with cash payouts on the line.  People are all helping their fellow driver, and the focus is on fun.  Everything was very organized, and ticked off like clockwork [...]

Jun 25, 2012 Comments
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RCCA at Byron Fuels World Challenge – Leisure Hours Raceway – Sunday Morning

It’s Sunday at the races!  Action kicked off at 8:30am sharp with the final round of qualifiers, immediately followed by the Mains. C Mains would be 20 minutes for GT, 20 minutes for 1:10 touring car, 20 minutes for 1:8 onroad B Mains would be 30 minutes for GT, 45 minutes for 1:10 touring car, [...]

Jun 24, 2012 Comments
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RCCA at Byron Fuels World Challenge – Leisure Hours Raceway – Saturday Evening

Track action continues to roll here in Illinois at the Byron Fuels World Challenge!  Current fast guys are:  GT – Mark Borchert, 1:10 Touring Car – D.J. Apolaro, 1:8 Onroad – Paolo Morganti. This race is a contingency race, which means if you’re running Byron fuel, and do well…you get paid!  Pretty sweet…  Pretty cool [...]

Jun 23, 2012 Comments
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RCCA at Byron Fuels World Challenge – Leisure Hours Raceway – Saturday

Saturday morning here at the track, and the place is hopping.  The race surface is in perfect condition, and fast laps are going down.  There are three full heats of GT, three for 1:10 touring car, and three for 1:8 onroad. Morning began with 10 minute controlled practice sessions, followed by a drivers meeting.  Big [...]

Jun 23, 2012 Comments
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RCCA at Byron Fuels World Challenge – Leisure Hours Raceway – Friday Practice

People continue to arrive, setup, and put in practice laps here at Leisure Hours Raceway. The a/c in the pit room is a welcome haven, as it’s nice warm out.  Here’s some shots of the scene…

Jun 23, 2012 Comments
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