Brent Fiege’s Blog

2012 Dirt Nitro Challenge Day 3 Coverage – Buggy Qualifying

In store for us today are 3 rounds of buggy qualifying. A much larger crowd for the buggy classes makes up for 25 heats and a long day in the sun. The track is starting to show its wounds from the behemoth truggies punishing it all day yesterday. The whoops/rhythm section is evolving as bumpers [...]

Feb 24, 2012 Comments
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2012 Dirt Nitro Challenge Day 2 Coverage – Truggy Qualifying

Let the racing begin! It’s another beautiful morning in Goodyear, Arizona with the sweet scent of nitro exhaust in the air. Today holds 3 rounds of Truggy qualifying. The best 2 out of 3 will count towards the racers seeding for the mains on Saturday. Practice wrapped up late last night with a lot of [...]

Feb 23, 2012 Comments
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Team Orion Advantage Touch Charger – Hands On! [Video]

Team Orion recently unveiled their new Advantage Touch charger and we go hands on with the new, simple-to-use, touch interface. Watch the video for an in depth walk-through of all the features and functions of this charger.

Feb 08, 2012 Comments
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Setup Advice from TLR driver, Dustin Evans

Feb 03, 2012 Comments
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New LRP X-20 Motor with Peter Pinisch [VIDEO]

Feb 02, 2012 Comments
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2012 Reedy International Race of Champions

“…our industry lost an icon that is impossible to replace, but Mike was more than just an icon, he is a legend, and legends never die.”   For those of you that are not familiar with Mike Reedy, he was the man behind Reedy Modifieds or what is now known as just “Reedy.” He passed [...]

Jan 27, 2012 Comments
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Travel like the Pros – RC storage done right

Traveling with all of your RC equipment is always tedious. Piling your car, radio, chargers, batteries, and parts into a bag is rarely a good idea. Keeping everything organized makes traveling much easier and safer.   I’ve always been amazed at how professional racers travel the world with so much equipment and do it efficiently. [...]

Jan 23, 2012 Comments
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Keep Your Balls Clean and Well Oiled

Ball bearings take a lot of abuse in our RC cars. They spin up to outrageous RPMs, get caked with dirt, and eventually rust and seize up if not attended to. It is extremely important to make sure your bearings stay free and well oiled. A seized axle bearing will put a lot more stress [...]

Jan 12, 2012 Comments
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About the author

I started racing RC cars in the mid 90¹s and quickly developed a passion for the hobby. After a lengthy hiatus, nitro off-road racing got the best of me and I don¹t see myself taking another break anytime soon. I enjoy being behind my camera at races almost as much as being behind the wheel. When I'm not racing or writing about RC I stay very active playing hockey, soccer, biking, traveling as much as possible and of course, shooting tons of photos.
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