Mar 24

Nepean BMX track rules

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Over the past few summers the question has been raised about permission to use the Barhaven BMX track for RC use.  I reached out to NBA to get clarification. Here is what they had to say: The track is open to public, but is specific for bike use and BMX racing events. The RC community …

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Mar 11

SAR Off Road Schedule 2015

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Practice Days… Monday thru Friday 8-5 Classes of vehicles permitted … ANY 1/10th or 1/8th ELECTRIC vehicle. Racing Every Wednesday night Opening Night … May 6th Closing night … Sept 30th Classes … 2wd Modified Buggy 4wd Modified Buggy 1/8th E-Buggy Race Night schedule … Practice from 8am until 630pm Registration from 6:30pm until 7:15pm …

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Mar 04

Adventure Series Scale Truck Event

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Adventure Series comes again April 18th 2015 GCM Adventure Series Scale Truck Event Suitable terrain for small to medium scale trucks (wraith may be bored), winch and or Tow cable recommended, water not likely, bring snacks, no facilities available. This event is self scored, with provided tally cards. Work in teams for best results! Bring …

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Feb 24

Schumacher Making Moves In Canada & US

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Matt Stacey sat down with Bill Sutton of Sutton Aviation Raceways to discuss his new rolls with Schumacher: Matt: Hi Billy, firstly, I wanted to congratulate you on your new Multi Year contract with Schumacher Racing as the Schumacher Canadian Team Rep for Canada. Billy: Thank you, I am both very excited and extremely grateful …

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Feb 24

Motorama 2015

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  February 20-22, 2015 marked the dates for the 37th annual Motorama event, as well as the 7th year featuring 2 RC tracks. Ever year registration opens November 1st and it reaches max capacity of around 350 entries per track, this year only taking about 5 weeks. This year was my second time attending and …

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Feb 15

Team Durango Canada – Tyler Palmer Takes Control

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Under New Management – Canadian Racers Move Forwards Long serving Team Durango team driver, Tyler Palmer, has been announced as the new Canadian race team manager. Working hard during his day job at our Canadian distributor, Great Hobbies, Tyler is a dedicated racer with a wealth of RC knowledge. He is very keen to continue …

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Feb 13

Stock Racing Issues

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I absolutely love stock racing in both 2wd buggy and 2wd Sc.  The racing is so close and in general makes it easier to learn a track due to the fact that big triples and rhythm sections can only be done a certain way.  As well chassis setups tend to be more forgiving due to …

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Feb 02

TLR 22 3.0 Conversion Kit

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A few weeks ago the Team Losi Racing Facebook page was teasing us over a few days posting pictures of different parts of a new vehical. It made for some entertaining chatter with guys guessing everything from a touring car to a quad copter….. My guess was for a new buggy(upgraded) but it turned out to be …

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Jan 31

Reedy Race of Champions and what I learned

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Well the Reedy Race of Champions has come and gone. To say I am disappointed in my showing is an understatement. That being said you know you are passionate about something when 1 day later you want to do it all again. Thought I would write a short article describing things I learned while away. …

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Jan 29

RC Setups Online released for Android and BlackBerry 10!

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January 28, 2015 is the official launch of the RC Setups Online tool for Android and BlackBerry 10 devices! The RC Setups Online tool was created to easily view, compare and share RC Setups. RC Setups Online make it easy to save and share all of your setups! You can share these setups over e-mail, …

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