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2013 Cactus Classic: Practice Report

RC Car Action arrived at Scottsdale R/C Speedway for Thursday’s controlled practice for the 27th Annual Cactus Classic, and the overwhelming talk of the pits were the near asphalt-like track conditions generating more grip than almost any other race we’ve ever seen on U.S. soil – with pounds of sugar poured on the track before [...]

Mar 15, 2013 Comments
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Off-Track Interview: 2013 “The Dirt” Girls

Since the premiere event over a decade ago, one of the hottest attractions at the annual The Dirt Nitro Challenge are the lovely young ladies that pose for the trophy presentations: they’re known as The Dirt Girls. They’re at the track all week long to assist with racer registration, RV parking, and general information, and [...]

Mar 15, 2013 Comments
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Top Notch Series @ Redlands RC Raceway

The Top Notch Series or the TNS as most Southern Californian racers know it, has been having tremendous success and is becoming popular fixture in the SoCal race scene. It all started back in December at my home track SDRC Raceway, and has hit up popular tracks in the area that include Coyote Hobbies Raceway, [...]

Mar 13, 2013 Comments
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2013 Nitro Challenge – Pro Buggy A-Main Final + Ryan Maifield Interview [VIDEO]

As the sun was setting into the calm Phoenix desert landscape on the last day of the 2013 Dirt Nitro Challenge, things were not so calm on the track. Some of the best RC drivers in the world were getting ready to do battle against two foes; their competitors and the challenging track. The battle [...]

Feb 26, 2013 Comments
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2013 Nitro Challenge – Ryan Maifield Wins Pro Buggy

Five days of inconsistent weather and consistently incredible racing action concluded with a stunning drive from the local favorite, as Ryan Maifield drove his Team Associated RC8.2 to his second Nitro Challenge Pro Buggy championship in convincing fashion. As we saw in last night’s Pro Truck final, dominating qualifying meant little for the Top Qualifier; [...]

Feb 25, 2013 Comments
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2013 Nitro Challenge – Pro Truck A-Main Final

If you weren’t here in Phoenix, AZ to watch Ty Tessman outduel Jared Tebo, Adam Drake, and the other 12 drivers in the Pro Truck final to take his second class championship in a row, here’s your chance to relive all 45 minutes of this exciting race!

Feb 24, 2013 Comments
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2013 Nitro Challenge – Saturday Interviews

It’s the final day of the 2013 Nitro Challenge and last night was an amazing Pro Truck main event, with reigning champion Ty Tessman winning for the second year in a row. Earlier in yesterday’s program we caught up with two of the drivers who bumped up from the B-Main event, and both have some [...]

Feb 24, 2013 Comments
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2013 Nitro Challenge – Ty Tessman Wins Pro Truck

Though the results of tonight’s Pro Truck final weren’t what was expected after watching three rounds of qualifying on Thursday, it wasn’t really a surprise either: Ty Tessman repeated as Pro Truck champion by methodically driving through the field, hanging tough as pit stops cycled through, and keeping it together when it mattered. The young [...]

Feb 24, 2013 Comments
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