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Everybody's Scalin' For the Weekend - First Drag Racing Expe…

I’ve long been a casual NHRA fan but “something always came up” when the tour rolled through town. I’d always put it off until next year…for around 10 consecutive years. After missing last year’s show I drew a line in the sand and said “Come hell or high water, I will go see a nitro race this year”. Thankfully, my [...]

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St Louis RC Drag Race High Speed Club

Event Coverage – STL RC Drag Racing & High Speed Club

RC Street racing is popular all over the country for good reason, people like to get together and see who’s the fastest. In St Louis, the STL Drag Club has been running for several years now, for bragging rights, and to just have a good time. I joined in with the St Louis Drag Racers over the weekend and had [...]

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Courtney Force and Traxxas Funny Car on ESPN Sports Center

Looks like Traxxas got some good PR time over on ESPN Sports Center where Courtney Force did a interview with the Traxxas Funny Car on her lap the whole time! They even get a quick mention at the end, not that it was needed. You can watch the video after the break, keep reading…

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Traxxas Funny Car and Driver Pic

Saw this pic of the Traxxas Funny Car with a bunch of the drivers for an upcoming race today and thought I’d post it up. The vehicles are shipping soon for those waiting to get some drag racing action in! Visit the Traxxas site for a few more details.

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Traxxas DTS-1 Information

Looks like Traxxas has released a few more details about their DTS-1 Drag Timing System. Dual beam lasers will allow pre-stage and staging, along with two more lasers for the speed trap and finish. It’s interesting that they are using lasers when all the companies that have been making RC timing systems usually do not. They normally use a infrared [...]

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Holeshot RC and Hobby Town – Street Car Chaos Event

Just a heads up, this weekend, April 30th, 2011 there will be a RC drag event in the parking lot of the Orland Park IL. Hobby Town! Pretty much anything goes at these events! Anything goes, if you think you have a fast vehicle, bring it out. You will most likely see some amazing drag cars out there hitting [...]

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IMDRA Midwest Nationals Pictures -part 2

Make sure you check out part 1 here. Even though RC Drag Racing isn’t a huge piece of the pie when it comes participation, it’s still an important part like Cubby mentioned recently. The batteries, the motors, the engines, all this stuff is tested and tuned beyond belief. You think you know someone that can tune a nitro? You haven’t [...]

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IMDRA Midwest Nationals Pictures -part 1

So this last weekend I attended the IMDRA Midwest Nationals at the Lynwood R/C Dragway. I was looking forward to racing at the event, but due to some conflicting scheduling I was only able to make it out to watch the finals on Sunday. I was bummed that I didn’t get to be [...]

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QMDRA 2010 Drag Racing Nationals

The 2010 National Model Drag Racing Titles event is coming up October 29-31, 2010 down under in Australia. So if you happen to be on that side of the world, and looking to show or see some amazing driving and speed then go check out the event! For all the information, click the flyer, or the official website http://www.qmdra.org.au/ go [...]

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Street Car Chaos – RC Drag Racing Event!

Holeshot RC Drag Racing, along with Big Squid RC and Hobby Town of Orland Park IL. present Street Car Chaos – RC Drag Racing in the Hobby Town parking lot in Orland Park IL. These street car events that Holeshot RC have been putting on are pretty much the events that brought RC Drag Racing to the [...]

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RC Drag Racing Toys

While RC Drag Racing has really been gaining popularity over the last few years, I didn’t expect to see this while walking through my Toys R’ Us the other day! RC Dragsters from WooWee! With a blistering top speed of 8.5mph and a real drag parachute, I don’t think my Grand Motorsports has anything to be worried [...]

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Welcome Byron Fuels to Big Squid RC!

We would like to welcome Byron Fuels to the Big Squid RC family of site sponsors! These guys have really been making a name for themselves this year, and with their new RC Drag Racing Fuel, I’m pretty sure you are going to be hearing a lot more about them around here. You can visit the Byron Fuels Website [...]

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R.A.E. Conversion Kits! RC Drag Racing and RC Oval

We just got word from Roy Anderson over at R.A.E. about some new products he has ready to go! All these new kits have been through a prototype and testing phase and are ready for production. They are now checking to make sure there is enough interest before they go into full production. So if you are interested in any [...]

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Welcome DragRaceConcepts.com!

I’d like to welcome a new sponsor, DragRaceConcepts.com. It’s a new online shop that will stock a lot of RC Drag Racing parts and vehicles. As many of you know, it can sometimes be difficult getting stuff for the RC Drag Racing hobby, and this store is going to try fix that issue. It’s being run by a [...]

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Breaking Castle Creations News!

Stop the presses! Looks like all those Worlds Fastest RC Car speed records and RC Drag Racing times are going to be broken in the near future! Castle Creations has just posted a page talking about their new 9000 kv Mamba Max Motor! You read that correctly, 9000 kv! The other kicker? It’s $99! Wow. I can’t wait to get [...]

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