Saturday, April 23rd was the kickoff of the outdoor racing season in central Pennsylvania. Ethan Mackanick attended the season opener at the LCRC Raceway in Oakland Mills, PA. The event gathered 221 entries with 2 rounds of qualifying then followed by the main event features.
I qualified 3rd on the grid and I immediately fell back several positions after intentionally blowing the first turn wide to avoid the chaos of the mid-pack pushing up hard and driving through/over each other. Shortly thereafter I maneuvered through a litter of upside down Buggies and I quickly regained my position and picked up another. I sat comfortably in the second position for another lap or two before pressuring the number one spot and eventually taking over. I was comfortable swapping back and forth for first position for the first 10-minutes of the race until an unexpected flame out. Read the rest of this entry »
Past weekend was the first Swiss Championship round at Viggiù.
The track was difficult with 3 different surface dusty dirt Astroturf and paving-stones.
Factory Driver Patrick Hofer was on start with his Team Associated RC8B3 he set the fastest lap in the Practice rounds. Patrick work all rounds on his setups because the track changed all round with the grip and on the dusty track more bumpy. Patrick TQs the Q2 and set his RC8B3 in the semis on 1place.
Patrick took the win with his Buggy in the Main with a clean run.
Final was great to watch for the fans on the track. First 7-min was a fight wit 3 cars Jeremy Pettit Patrick Hofer and Joachim Kallen. After first Pit stop Patrick drove his Car to Win the first Nats at Viggiù.
“Hey there, welcome to Barrett Motorsports and Off-Road Shop, we are a Pro-Line Certified Tire Installation Center. My name is Phill, I’m the Mechanic around here. Come with me, I’ll show you around, and please don’t mind the two slackers I’ve got “working” with me. Read the rest of this entry »
When a member of our RC Crawler Ohana (Ohana meaning “Family” in Hawaiian) has gone off on deployment, what way to celebrate his return by having an event. On the island of Oahu, Nimitz Cove Beach provides backdrop on this nice sunny day.
A single Class competition utilizing a max tire of 1.9″ Tires split in two classes, an Adult Class & Keiki (or “child in Hawaiian) Class.