January 9th and 10th saw the Pacific NW kick off its first race of 2016 indoor season and what a great way to celebrate the new year with a fantastic race in celebration of one of the industry’s greatest ambassadors…. Kelly Lunsford. Now, in it’s 2nd year of the great Lunsford Race, last year’s champion … 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
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
2015 Columbia Cup NCT rd 6 Finale Results!
The 6th and final round of the 2015 Northwest Championship Tour was held in Pasco, Washington over a beautiful late summer weekend on September 12th – 13th. With most of the electric titles already locked up, the 1/8th scale nitro classes were still up for grabs making the final round the most crucial of all. … Continue reading
2015 6th Annual NW Invitationals @ Dave’s R/C Tracks
In its 6th iteration of this special race, the NW Invitational has become the ‘must attend‘ race here in the NW. Based on the all-out, battle every round, Reedy race format the NW Invitational race is an experience you can’t have unless you’re one of the lucky racers that gets their name pulled from the … Continue reading
2015 Nationals with Team Orion – Photo Epic
After a hard weekend of racing the 2015 Nationals are in the books. This year’s event was somewhat one-sided if you look at the results, but sometimes results don’t tell the whole story. The racing was close and everyone was going fast, but in the end it was Cavalieri doing what Cavalieri does best and … Continue reading
Getting to know Team Orion – Q&A with the team manager Joe Pillars
Name: Joe Pillars Age: 33 Hometown: Oregon City, Oregon Sponsors: Kyosho, Team Orion, AKA, KO PROPO, JTP, DiBrino Designs, Fusion Graphix Let’s start off with a few fun questions…. Outside of your RC racing career what are some of your interests and hobbies? When I get free time, I really enjoy mountain biking, golf, tennis, … Continue reading
Getting to know Team Orion – Q&A with Dakotah Phend
Name: Dakotah Phend Age: 18 Hometown: Clarkston, Michigan Sponsors: TLR, Team Orion, Pro-Line, Horizon Hobbies, Stick it1 Racing, Spektrum, Darkside designs, Lunsford, LiveRC, OC_RC, AMS Raceway Let’s start off with a few fun questions…. Outside of your RC racing career what are some of your interests and hobbies? I love real cars. I’m a big … Continue reading