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The 2nd Annual Race Against Cancer at Rainman’s


The 2nd Annual Race Against Cancer at Rainman’s

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The Second Annual Race Against Cancer event will take place on November 8th at Rainman’s Hobby and Raceway in Bakersfield, CA. RCinsider.com produced the Grand Opening race last December at Rainman’s. Randy Raines of Rainman’s Hobby and Raceway had such a good time with us last winter he brought RCinsider.com back again to do the media for their signature race of the year. We have acquired race director Notch Johnson of the TNS here in Southern California to run next weekend’s event.

In addition to a fun day of R/C Racing. The Race Against Cancer event is hosting a Car Show, Motorcycle Show, Catered Deep Pit Lunch, Vendor & Craft Fair, Raffle Drawings, Live Music, and much more. Rainman’s Hobby and Raceway in Bakersfield, CA is the place to be next Saturday…

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Race Against Cancer

Things you need to know about the R/C Race:

RV’s are Welcome. Parking in back. You will need your own generator.
Practice on Friday November 7th Noon till 9:00pm $5
Door open on Saturday November 8th at 6:00am
Racing starts on November 8th at 9:00am

Entries: $25 First Entry $20 Second Entry and $10 Third Entry

Awards: 1st thru 3rd all A-Mains

Classes:

2wd Rookie
Stock Spec. Slash
2wd Spt. Stock Buggy
2wd Exp. Stock Buggy
2wd Mod Buggy
4wd Mod Buggy
Pro 2 Short Course Truck
Pro 4 Short Course Truck
Stock Short Course Truck
Mod Stadium Truck
Stock Stadium Truck

Source: Rainman’s Hobby & Raceway

Tekin podiums at the Aussie Nationals at ACT


Tekin podiums at the Aussie Nationals at ACT

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Darren Lord would be on pace early on. Starting from 4th on the grid in the 4wd Mod Buggy A-main Darren would exercise a bit of patience with the rest of the field. It would pay off in the end securing 2nd overall using his Tekin RSX Gen2 Redline powered Schumacher K1 Aero.

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Source: www.teamtekin.com

Keven Hebert Wins Third in a Row at 2014 IIC


Keven Hebert Wins Third in a Row at 2014 IIC

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Now celebrating its 10th year, the International Indoor Championships (IIC) remains one of the most prestigious events in RC racing. Over 400 entries, including top racers around the world, attended the 2014 edition at the Riviera Hotel and Casino on the world-famous Las Vegas Strip. Competition was intense in all classes but the relaxed nature of the event and the sights and sounds of Vegas meant that most experienced a good time regardless of their race results.

After a strong fifth place finish at the 1/12 World Championships a week prior, Keven Hébert was looking to maintain his hot streak in Vegas. Keven sought a third win in a row in the Super Stock 13.5 TC class – a class that he not only drives well, but one in which he can take full advantage of his TC6.2’s excellent spec class handling and the power of his Reedy Sonic 540 Mach 2/7000mAh LiPo battery combination. Betting against Keven in this class means betting on a long shot.

Rocket round qualifying meant that the fastest single qualifying round would determine a driver’s main event starting position. Keven started things off with the fastest time in round 1 to set the early TQ. He bettered his time in round 2 and again in round 3 to maintain the number one position. In round 4, Keven was unable to improve his time but he still set the fastest time of the round and would start the main event from the pole position.

A clean start in the A Main allowed Keven to build a small gap early on. A battle for second allowed Keven to increase his lead and take the wire-to-wire victory – his third in a row and fourth in six years!

To cap off a great weekend, Keven finished second in the 1/12 Modified class with teammate Mike Haynes rounding out the podium positions.

Congratulations to the winners in all the classes and thanks to Scotty Ernst for conceiving and organizing this great event.

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Source: www.rc10.com

Team CRC: Triple T.Q. in Las Vegas at the 2014 IIC


Team CRC: Triple T.Q. in Las Vegas at the 2014 IIC

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The CRC T.Q. crew. Maryland driver Mike Herald and NY native Brian Wynn were responsible for 50% of the pole positions in the pan car classes. Herald took his CRC XTI to the point in 1:12th stock. Wynn took his CRC WTF-1 Formula-1 car to the T.Q. position for the second straight year. Brian also was T.Q. in the World GT class.

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The International Indoor Champs in Las Vegas celebrated the 10th annual event in 2014. This year, 400 plus entries took to the new CRC Fasttrak racing carpet with 6 different pan car classes being offered. A new layout and a new track size greeted the racers for 2014.

In practice, the heats were timed for 3 consecutive fast laps to set the heat board to ensure that the drivers were grouped together in equal speeds. After the seeding rounds, CRC drivers took 4 top seeds of the 6 classes offered.

1/12th Stock

In qualifying, top seed Mike Herald and 3rd seed Andrew Knapp won 3 out of 4 rounds of qualifying. Both drivers used the CRC Xti Altered Ego car with CRC Pro Cut tires. With Herald, Knapp and Wiita at the wheel, CRC cars qualified 1-3-4 . In addition to setting fast time in round #1, Mike Herald took the Top Qualifying position with an even faster run in round #4. CRC Teammate Andrew Knapp took round #3. In summary, CRC dominated the 1/12th stock class; Top seed, T.Q. with 3 drivers qualified in the top 4.

World GT

Top seed and top qualifier Brian Wynn won 3 out of 4 rounds with his stock CRC Gen-X10 SE. Brian also used the super fast CRC #3705 “Rocket Fuel” 1s battery pack and and Black Art GT86 World GT body. The Gen-X10 SE took 4 of the top 5 qualifying positions with John Wiita (3rd), Brian Bodine (4th) and Mario Ficco (5th) joining Wynn in the top 5.

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Source: www.teamcrc.com

Adam Drake wins R/C Pro Series Round #4 at Thornhill


Adam Drake wins R/C Pro Series Round #4 at Thornhill Racing Circuit

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This past weekend was round #4 of the R/C PRO Series at Thornhill Racing Circuit in Hutto, Texas. The event had over 200 entries. TLR’s Adam Drake set the pace in 1/8th nitro buggy and truck and lined up first for the 45 minute buggy and 30 minute truck final.

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Drake used Novarossi’s Keep Off 4 engine in buggy and Keep Off 7 engine in truck. Drake used Pro-Line X3 Blockades on his TLR 8ight 3.0 to take home the win in 1/8th nitro buggy and Pro-Line X3 Holeshots for qualifying and the final on his TLR 8ight T 3.0.

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Source: www.tlracing.com

JConcepts: New Release RC10B5 Finnisher Body


JConcepts: New Release RC10B5 Finnisher Body

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Finnish off the RC10B5, JConcepts debuts new body design for popular Team Associated buggy

The JConcepts design team has spent many hours in development with leading team drivers to develop a hot, new style body, specifically for the latest rear motor 2wd buggy vehicles. The Finnisher for the B5 is a completely tightened design, slimming the overall look of the popular Team Associated RC10B5 vehicle. JConcepts knows 1/10th off-road, and coming off the recent success of the Finnisher bodies, the designers adapted elements from the current fleet to create the ultimate high-grip rear-motor body design. 

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The Finnisher sports a smoother high-speed transition with increased flow past the side-pods that lends itself perfect to high-speed circuits. As track conditions have advanced through additives, treatments and maintenance, the ultimate aero package flows through the turns, produces traction and jumps with consistency. During the most critical moments, the Finnisher has very stable driving characteristics that can translate into efficient qualifying and main event results.

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When painted and detailed, the new body looks aggressive, and sets off any new vehicle with a distinct JConcepts style. The Finnisher is capped off with a center roof channel for high speed tracking stability, increased roof stiffness and dual side window treatment. The body includes two of the most popular 1/10th off-road wings on the market, the 6.5” Hi-Clearance wing.

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Features:

· JConcepts Finnisher styling
· Forward cab bias, channeled roof
· Tightened side-pods with down-force rake
· Double V-step feature
· Clear polycarbonate with protective film
· Includes window mask and decal sheet

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Source: www.jconcepts.net

Cory podiums at Mugen Series at Heritage R/C Park


Travis Cory podiums at Mugen Series at Heritage R/C Park

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Final round of the Mugen Grand Prix Series concluded a couple of weeks ago at Heritage R/C Park in Chula Vista, CA.

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Travis Cory finished 4th in 1:8 Buggy on the day in the 40+ expert class and 3rd overall in the championship.

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Travis Used Pro-Line X3 Hole Shot 2.0′s. Travis says “The car was hooked up all day. Tires had great grip and awesome wear. Pro-Line tires are the best in the industry!”.

Source: www.prolineracing.com

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