It’s time to go racing!

There are two things I like about the spring; it gets warmer and the racing season starts. I’m excited about running laps at Pin Shop Hobbies. I always have a great time hanging with everyone there and I enjoy running in the buggy and truggy classes. This year I think I’m going to switch things [...]

Apr 15, 2011 Comments
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IFMAR Reprimands Pro Drivers

Before mains started, IFMAR officials held a meeting to address the tire controversy at the IFMAR 1/8-scale on-road world championship being held in Homestead, Florida. While no traction-adding tire treatments or “sauce” are allowed and tires are now being impounded, a sponsored competitor was found attempting to cheat at some point after the issue was [...]

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JConcepts Wins At 1st Annual Florida Spring Fling

Last weekend racers from all over the state of Florida gathered in Waverly, FL for the first annual Spring Fling. With temperatures in the 90’s it was hard to remember that it was spring. Classes ranging from Stock buggy to Electric Truggy, there was a class for anyone that wanted to run an electric class. [...]

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Tekin’s Darren Johnston Wins 2011 New Zealand Electric Offroad Nationals, Twice

The 2011 Electric offroad nationals were held in the sunny Hawkes Bay on the East Coast of New Zealand over the weekend of April 1st ,2nd and 3rd. In total there were approximately 125 entries which is very good by New Zealand standards. “I arrived early on Friday morning for practice and there was already [...]

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TLR Selects AKA As Team Tire Supplier For Their Short Course Program

For 2011 TLR has selected AKA as their team tire supplier for their Short Course racers and the results have been impressive. 2011 Cactus Classic – Mike Truhe takes the win in Pro 4 Short Course with his TLR 10 SCTE 4WD truck. Mike used AKA Super Soft WISHBONE tires with red inserts (13001VR). 2011 [...]

Apr 14, 2011 Comments
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Carson Doubles at the ARC Raceways Spring Shootout

This past weekend saw the start of the ARC Raceways Spring Shootout Series in Temecula, California USA. Team Durango driver Carson Wernimont took TQ in both Pro 4WD Short Course and Pro 1/8th Nitro Buggy. After such a good days qualifying it would have been a shame to go home without the results to back [...]

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1/8-scale IFMAR On-road World Championship Underway

Qualifying is underway at the 1/8-scale IFMAR on-road world championship being held in Homestead, Florida. This championship consists of one class–large and extremely fast 1/8-scale nitro-powered 4WD on-road cars. This high-end form of racing is often referred to as the Formula 1 of RC, and since this is a world championship, there has been some controversy. [...]

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Team Losi Racing Wins In 1/8 Electric Buggy And 2WD/4WD SC At 2011 Silver State Nitro Challenge

Mike Truhe and Adam Drake put on a great race in the Pro E-Buggy race at the 2011 Silverstate. Mike took TQ over Adam Drake but Adam was not going to make it easy in the 10min A-main staying with in striking distance all the way to the end. Mike Truhe would win the 10min [...]

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