Round 2 Of The Battle In The Desert Series: Brian Kinwald Sweeps All Mod Classes

The 2nd leg of the Battle in the Desert Series took place at Competition Hobbies in Tucson, AZ. Brian Kinwald was on fire at his home track and was the driver to beat all weekend. Starting with a TQ in 2wd modified and Short Course 4×4, Kinwald put the rest of the racers on notice, [...]

Jun 01, 2011 Comments
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2011 JConcepts 1/8 Spring Nationals: TLR Wins 1/8 Nitro And Electric Buggy

The 2011 JConcepts 1/8 Spring Nationals were held at the HobbyTown USA Hobbyplex in Omaha, Nebraska last weekend. Over 150 racers were in attendance and treated to the luxurious indoor, air conditioned pits of the Hobbyplex. Sunday all the nitro and electric mains were ran, with electric buggy running AAA mains. The first electric buggy [...]

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Hank Perry 240: Viper RC TQs 1/8 Electric Buggy

Team Viper finishes strong at the Hank Perry 240. Team Driver Weylin Rose TQs the competitive 1/8 Electric Buggy class and finishes 3rd overall in the A Main.  Also in attendance were Team drivers Shay Goodlund and Justin Gilkinson.  Shay finished 5th and Justin took 7th in the 1/8 Electric Buggy A-main giving Viper RC 3 drivers in the top [...]

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2nd Annual Swiss Championship At Dielsdorf: Pro-Line Wins 2WD Mod Buggy

May 21st -22nd was the 2nd Swiss-Championship in Dielsdorf/EOCD. Patrick Hofer, Team driver with Associated drove his B4.1 on Saturday to qualify 2nd Place in the 2WD category. First Place was Peter Forster, taking the qualifying lead on his home track. In the 1st Finale Patrick Hofer overcame Peter driving a great race. In the [...]

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Round 6 Of The Grass Roots Summer Series: Tekin’s Brian Sullivan TQ’s And Wins

Palm desert raceway hosted Round 6 of the Grass Roots Summer Series. 25 Drivers were all aiming for the top spot in the Pro 4 Short Course class. Tekin’s Brian Sullivan would Tq the heavily contested class with his Tekin powered Losi Panther shod ride! Brian would go on to win the overall in this [...]

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Round 3 Of The NC Champ Series: JConcepts Takes Top 3 In Short Course A Main

Coming into the halfway point of the NC Champ Series, consistency is a major part of any series, and there is one thing that has been consistent. Heavy rain. This round of storms produced not only rain, but hail, and tornadoes across the region. Round three of the series was at Cape Fear RC Raceway, [...]

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What’s the Next Big Thing in RC?

Trends come in go. Actually, most RC trends never completely go away, they just hog the spotlight for a given amount of time and then share the stage to to differing degrees. We’ve seen trends such as minis, touring cars, rock crawling and short course all but take over the hobby. While it seems highly specific and [...]

May 31, 2011 Comments
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Traxxas TORC Round 1, 2 Results

The Traxxas TORC Series 2011 racing season got underway this past weekend, but weather in the form of severe thunder and rain plays played a big part in the action. Saturday’s racing was canceled, but all three pro-level classes took to the track on Sunday. In PRO Light, pro drift racer Samuel Hubinette took the win in [...]

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