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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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2012 Cactus Classic – Day 1 – Qualifying

2012 Cactus Classic – Day 1 – Qualifying

The 26th Annual Cactus Classic kicked off today in Scottsdale, Arizona at SRS Raceway. The weather couldn’t be any better with sun shining and a light breeze to help keep cool. The track is one that is typically ran wet during the year, but for the Cactus race they run it dry and let it […]
2012 JBRL Electric Series Round 1 Coverage – OC/RC Raceway

2012 JBRL Electric Series Round 1 Coverage – OC/RC Raceway

This last weekend was the opening round of the 2012 JBRL Electric racing series. The JBRL is an 8 race, monthly series put on by Jimmy Babcock. Each race is held at a different track all over Southern California. This last weekend’s event was at OC/RC in Huntington Beach, California. OC/RC is one of the […]

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2012 Dirt Nitro Challenge Day 5 – Buggy Mains

2012 Dirt Nitro Challenge Day 5 – Buggy Mains

Its Sunday, and the final day of events at the 2012 Dirt Nitro Challenge. Buggy mains will be running all day and finish with the Pro Buggy A-main this evening. Fresh off of a victory yesterday in the Pro Truggy finals, Hot Bodies driver, Ty Tessmann will lead the pro field into the first corner […]
2012 Dirt Nitro Challenge Day 4 – Truggy Mains

2012 Dirt Nitro Challenge Day 4 – Truggy Mains

The final round of buggy qualifying wrapped up just after midnight. Truggy mains start this morning where Team Associated’s Ryan Maifield reigns as top qualifier after TQing round 2 and 3 on Thursday. TLR’s veteran, Adam Drake looks to be on point after a trio of consistent runs putting him 3rd on the starting grid. […]

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2012 Dirt Nitro Challenge Day 3 Coverage – Buggy Qualifying

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 […]
2012 Dirt Nitro Challenge Day 2 Coverage – Truggy Qualifying

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 […]

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Travel like the Pros – RC storage done right

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. […]
Keep Your Balls Clean and Well Oiled

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 […]

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Stock Racing Comes Full Circle

Stock Racing Comes Full Circle

One of my favorite parts of RC is the technology involved. It never ceases to amaze me the leaps and bounds our hobby takes. LiPo’s replaced nickel-Metal batteries. Brushless motors made ungodly speeds possible in almost any car, and 2.4ghz radios eliminated radio interference. Dynamic timing ( or “boost”) has been taken to a whole […]
Sneak Peek at New Avid Parts

Sneak Peek at New Avid Parts

It looks like Avid is starting to expand their product line beyond bearings. An all aluminum bell crank set was spotted on Kurt Wenger’s B4.1. This thing is pretty cool! It looks like the servo saver has been eliminated and it bolts right up to the rest of the stock parts. Rumor has it the […]
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