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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Sep 23

Drift Jams! October 1st, 2016 (Drift event / meet-up)

Drift Jams – Official Drift Meet-up (October 1st around 4PM to COB) New drift event, mark your calendars.  When? Saturday October 1st, we will target 4PM to closing but the premises are open all business day Who? Drift club regulars, visitors and potential new friends What do you guys drift? Mostly RWD but we have …

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Sep 01

Midway Drift Track

  September is already here. Are you looking to join the friendly RC community and you want to RC Drift but you don’t know where to start? Or maybe you have a drift car and nowhere to go? Maybe you’re looking for new friends or you have questions about cars and setup? Did you know …

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