For a long while now, 2wdMod.com has been focused on doing mainly race reports and race coverage. I’ve been lucky enough (and blessed) to travel around stateside as well as internationally to do race coverage, in which I’ve had the honor in witnessing some of the best racing our industry has to offer. It has been … Continue reading
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2015 3rd Annual South Valley Invert
The 3rd annual South Valley Invert Race hosted by Cottage Grove R/C in Cottage Grove, Oregon has become an instant classic here in the Northwest. If you’re an old school racer from the 90’s, you’re probably familiar with other NW classics like the Summer Sizzler, original Columbia Cup, Summer Shootout, regionals, etc when race tracks … Continue reading
2015 1st Annual NW Astro Invitationals @ NW Hobbies – The Astro Experience!
Astroturf racing is slowly becoming the standard racing surface here in the Pacific Northwest as the once beloved clay tracks have been slowly disappearing over the last couple of years. Last weekend over November 21st – 22nd, the PNW held its first big race on this new artificial surface in Albany, Oregon at NW Hobbies … Continue reading
IFMAR World’s 4wd photo epic
So I have a collection of photos from the 4wd drive portion of the the IFMAR Worlds at Yatabe….. rather than having them sit around on my hard drive I think the natural thing to do is post them up in a photo epic! So enjoy the photos of a spectacular race. The best in … Continue reading
Being at Worlds – Day 8 4wd finals and new champion is crowned!
What an exciting event….. I got to witness the mastery of a new off-road legend, Bruno Coelho. This guy can drive and he had such a great car built for astro! Xray did their homework and has the best combo of driver and car in the 4wd class. The only other person that was able … Continue reading
Being at Worlds – Day 7 4wd quals!
Check out some video highlights that I compiled for JConcepts. It’s been awesome making these videos giving insight to the racing here at Yatabe. The astro is crazy grippy in 4wd making it very hard to push the cars without traction rolling. I hope you guys enjoy this inside perspective to some fantastic, heart-pounding racing … Continue reading
Being at Worlds – Day 3 qualifying
So I’m here at the Worlds having an awesome time. This is an event I’ve dreamt about going to for a long time and luckily for me, this year it’s in Japan. Top it off, it’s at Yatabe Arena! To put it shortly, it’s a dream come true. As a long time racer and someone … Continue reading
Being at Worlds Day 2
So to recap some of the action working with the JConcepts team, here are a few videos from JConcepts’ very own Jason Ruona. He wanted to connect with the public by taking on a very cool Q&A session from facebook. There are a lot of pro coverage here by LiveRC, RedRC, and Neobuggy which are doing … Continue reading
Being at Worlds – Day 1
October 2nd marks the start of the first day of the 2015 IFMAR World Championships here in Tsukuba, Japan. This year, this special event is held at the world famous Yatabe Arena, which is widely considered the ‘mecca’ of RC racing. Win a World title here and your name will go down in history along … Continue reading
2015 Columbia Cup NCT rd 6 PHOTO EPIC!!
Round 6 finale was something special. Sometimes the excitement of a late summer road trip to race RC cars is just a perfect way to enjoy the weekend. I wanted to document this trip to showcase some of the special moments that happened throughout the racing weekend. Seeing friends, hanging out at the track, and … Continue reading