Apr 22

OORRCR summer race dates

As requested there will be two summer races..These will be indoor races to ensure weather does not get In the way. June 11 th July 23 rd https://www.facebook.com/groups/1792445501043714/ http://www.rcottawa.com/forum/index.php?board=5.0

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Apr 20

WORCS Dirt Oval 2017 preview

It’s that time of year again where we head outside for side by side door banging Dirt Oval action!! Our outdoor program last summer was a great success with multiple, full heats every race night. This year we will continue racing our highly popular 2wd Short Course based EDM style Dirt Modified class, complimented by …

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Apr 17

GFX Raceway 2017

GFX Raceway 2017 We are back for our second season. Shawn Fraser – Land owner therefore has last say Chris Gruver – Partner, comes up with crazy ideas and dreams and does all the heavy lifting Daragh Slowey – Executive that can work a shovel Noah Connell – Do everything guy with a distinctive laugh …

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Apr 14

Schumacher Cougar KC vs. Schumacher Cougar KF2

This write up is a comparison/review of the Schumacher Cougar KC vs. Schumacher Cougar KF2. I’ve been running the KF2 for the past 2 seasons and have had a lot of success with it. Locally we race on astro-turf, which is high grip at an indoor location with a tight layout. Below is an image …

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Apr 10

Nepean BMX track rules

2017 UPDATE: Nepean BMX have confirmed r/c cars are welcome on the track. The do as that you stay off the track if it is wet and muddy. 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 …

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Mar 03

R/C Camp

Hey guys. Just passing on some information for anyone looking to help with this camp. Good chance to help and show off out great hobby RC Camp We are running a March Break RC Camp at Holy Trinity HS March 13-17, 2017 and are in need of 1-2 staff and/or volunteers over 15 years of …

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Feb 19

PRODUCT BUILD: TLR 2wd Aluminium gear diff TLR332067

I have been after a proper TLR branded gear diff for years.  We always had the Losi branded rtr gear diff as an option. It worked really well but leaked for some people myself included. Even when it was not leaking I found the out drives to wear and notch out way to fast.. When …

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Dec 25

Merry Christmas

Merry Christmas to everyone in R/C land.. hope Santa was good to you all.  Enjoy your time off with your families…  Joel TKG26 

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Dec 18

Midway closing RC Drift Zone and rental program

Last minute news Midway Family Fun Park (aka Midway or Midway Drift/Crawler Track) quickly and unexpectedly made important staff changes. As a result, they are under a new management and owner. Last Sunday (Dec 11), by chance, we happened to be at the track. We got abruptly updated on the situation, as well as their …

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Nov 01


Honestly , I have lost track of what version we are at! After taking the summer off, Kevin and the guys have secured a new indoor location. Just like before this will be weekly racing on Wednesday nights.. The new location is at  6054 Perth Street, in the heart of Richmond. Richmond is just south of …

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