The 2017 R/C Excitement “Snowball” is in the books. This race is a two day event with stock running day one, and modified classes running on day two. This years course was very challenging and technical, and required patience. We ran modified 2wd and 4wd this year we were able to get 3 rounds of qualifying in.
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Sunday, January 15th was the fifth and final race in the Adrenaline RC fall point series in Winchester, VA. The indoor facility is capable of running 1:8 electric classes through out the entire fall and winter, which is a first for the region. The event gathered 91 entries to battle it out for the final event of the series.
Ethan entered the event in the 1:8 Electric Buggy class with his Mugen Seiki MBX7r on Pro-Line M4 Electroshot tires and the Pro-Line Trifecta lexan wing for the entire weekend. After 2 rounds of qualifying, Ethan would start in the top qualifying position and complete the sweep of double A-mains finishing first in both features. This would allow him to finish 2nd overall in the 1:8 Electric Buggy class Read the rest of this entry »
Dialed In Raceway hosted the second annual Stadium Nitro Shootout.
Adam Drake won the 25-minute Expert Buggy and Truck final!
Pro-Line Products used by Adam Drake
Buggy: Pro-Line Hole Shot 2.0 (M3), Velocity V2 Wheels, and Trifecta Lexan Wing.
Truck: Pro-Line VTR Hole Shot (M3), Velocity VTR Wheels, and Trifecta Lexan Wing. Read the rest of this entry »
This past weekend I traveled down to Savannah, GA for the 11th annual Phil Hurd Raceway Colonel’s Winter Classic.
Friday night a strong rain came through making Saturday’s qualifiers start a 5 pm after a 8 hr delay for track repairs. The track crew was able to get the track back race-able and I ran M4 Electrons in Q1. Read the rest of this entry »
This past Saturday I attended the 1st race of the Grass Roots Series at Thunder Alley RC Raceway in Beaumont, CA. There were 148 entries for this 1 day race, this was the first time in awhile that the Californian’s could get on a track to race due to the rain they have had. The track was a lot of fun, lots of big jumps and a technical layout. The track started out with some muddy spots and remained wet throughout the day, due to the moisture in the track it developed a lot of ruts and bumps so at times it was difficult to navigate. Read the rest of this entry »
At the 30th annual CRCRC Midwest Champs with 330 enters. In mod truck I’d finish 11th in the A. 3rd in the A-Main of Stock Buggy. And 4th in the A-Main of Stock 4WD
Pro-Line Electrons ran great on all my cars.
- Nick Richards
January Jam 2017 is in the book’s and it was a very nice ride for Team Acosta. The track was COLD COLD COLD but was very challenging and fun.
In Nitro Buggy landed a 7th spot in the A-Main and was able to better his finish with a 5th overall and a podium spot running the XB8 2016 powered by OS, Highest servo’s and the Pro-Line Blockades M4 was the ticket to keeping it hooked up. Read the rest of this entry »
What a long drive home! Hit my pillow at 2:30am last night. 1242 miles round trip to the CRCRC Mid West Champs at Ohio RC Factory. Curt Schlichter had the facility and track on point for the weekend. Rodney Black ran a great program. Tim Melaragno had some of the best announcing I have heard next to Scotty Ernst. A total of 336 entries for the weekend with drivers from all over the US.
Final results for the AZU4RC Southwest championship series
Main Final: 1.9 Trail 1st, 2.2 Comp 2nd, 2.2 Indy Pro 2nd
Points final: 1.9 Trail 1st, 2.2 Comp 2nd, 2.2 Indy Pro 3rd