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2012 Lucas Oil Off Road Racing Series

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 […]
Online Coverage Of The 2012 Short Course Showdown Nationwide Tour #5

Online Coverage Of The 2012 Short Course Showdown Nationwide Tour #5

[kaltura-playlist-widget entryid=0_gxp3eryu size=regular sort=date /] 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 […]
Online Coverage Of The Mid-America Modified Tour Round #5

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 […]
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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 […]

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 […]
RCCA at Byron Fuels World Challenge – Leisure Hours Raceway – Saturday

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 […]
Top Gun Shootout @ SDRC Raceway [PHOTOS][VIDEO][RESULTS]

Top Gun Shootout @ SDRC Raceway [PHOTOS][VIDEO][RESULTS]

What an epic race this past weekend at SDRC Raceway! Why do they call it Top Gun Shootout? Well, SDRC is in Miramar California and right next door is the military base (back then it was Air Force, now its Marines) where they filmed Top Gun starring Tom Cruise. This was the first year this […]
2012 Cactus Classic – Day 2 – Qualifying rds. 3&4

2012 Cactus Classic – Day 2 – Qualifying rds. 3&4

Qualifying for the 26th Annual Cactus Classic wrapped up tonight with another long day of spectacular racing. The track had some minor maintenance overnight and has held up quite well. Surface conditions are still grooving up more and traction is picking up as well. After 3 rounds of qualifying, Team Associated’s Ryan Cavalieri was on […]
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