Jul 24

Canadian International RC Championships start NOW!


  Tonight kicks off the 4 day weekend of RC Racing at Sutton aviation’s 4th running of the CIC…. Tonight is a warm up race for the 2wd buggies and Trucks and Friday starts the real fun with practice during the day and 1st round of Qualifiers in the evening…  For more info click HERE   Joel

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Jul 22

Fitted 2014 Ottawa R/C Drift

fitted car show

Dave from Bodywerx has hooked up with the 5th Annual Fitted show to host a R/C drift track!  Contact Dave at www.bodywerx.net for more info.. Event info: FITTED™ is an aspirational event created originally in 2010 to promote, foster, and expand the Automotive Lifestyle community. Over the span of five years, we have successfully hosted and …

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Jul 04

2014 Merrickville Car show SUNDAY JULY 13


Merrickville car show Details: Car show from 8-4 We are confirmed this year as well. We will have the track set up 30′x60′ again. We are also hoping that the 1/5th guys will come down and do an oval in the outdoor rink. I am also building some ramps to allow the buggies, trucks, and …

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Jun 28



Today’s  OEM universals found in race kits are of pretty high quality…. But while I waited to run my TLR 22-4 this outdoor race season, I had read on a few forums that some experienced failures at the threaded portion of the axle. Perhaps it was a manufacturing issue or a fluke? Who knows. Not …

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Jun 21

Matt Stacey on Radio Impound Podcast


Matt Stacey, Canada’s second most recognizable R/C racer hits primetime on the latest edition of Radio Impound Podcast to talk about his Android app the RC RESULTS ANALYZER RIP check it out!

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Jun 16

GCM Racing/Rock Crawlers Ottawa June 2014 crawler weekend


Rcottawa.com has been connecting the local Radio Control community for years, and after the recent insurgence of Scale Trucks and Rock Crawlers, a category was created to link all these new brand of gear heads also. For at least 6 years we rock crawlers have been getting together around the Ottawa area for trail runs …

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Jun 12

SuperLite/UltraLite 1:8th e-buggy Explained..


Some people have asked me for my opinion for getting into our newly created ProLite class, also known as the SuperLite/UltraLite 1:8th e-buggy class that is run on Sundays at Sutton Aviation Raceway (SAR) located in Ottawa, Ontario and the High Voltage Raceway (HV) in Hawkesbury. The reason its called “LITE” is because the class requires you …

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Apr 21

2014 SAR Off Road schedule is ready!


After a long 18 month Ottawa winter, Spring has finally sprung! Its OFF-ROAD SEASON BABY!!! Billy and the guys at Sutton Aviation Raceway have been working hard to get things ready. If all the peices line up this week, the tent should be up and racing should start next Wednesday night! If you have some time to spare …

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Mar 22

Product Review: Durango DETC410


I’m excited to un-box my first touring car in a couple years!  The Team Durango DETC410 has finally arrived and I believe it was worth the release date push-backs!  Here is my build and impressions of it. First off, it is packaged like any modern car that I’ve built to date.  Lettered bags for each …

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Mar 18

RC Result Analyzer Online Released!


RC Result Analyzer Online is now released! This new release gives racers the ability to upload and download race results from the internet! It can be downloaded on Google Play: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=rc.analyzer.packagename The RC Result Analyzer tool was created to easily view, compare and share race results from remote control car races that are using RC Scoring …

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