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
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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
Getting to know Team Orion – Q&A with Ty Tessman
Name: Ty Tessman Age: 22 Hometown: Medicine Hat, Alberta Canada Sponsors: Hot Bodies, Pro-Line, OS Engines, Team Orion, A-main Hobbies, Savox, AVID, MIP, Lunsford, LMR, MR33, 110% Racing Let’s start off with a few fun questions…. Outside of your RC racing career what are some of your interests and hobbies? Currently, I a working with … Continue reading
2015 Willamette Valley Classic Results
The summer kick-off race at Dave’s RC Tracks located in Hubbard, Oregon was once again underway last weekend over the blistering hot June 26th through the 28th. With temperatures reaching near 100 degrees Fahrenheit all weekend long, racers were all trying to dial in traction as well as figuring out ways to beat the heat. … Continue reading
Fantastic Finale round at the NIS!!
March 28th – 29th saw the final round of the spectacular Northwest Indoor Series go down in epic fashion at Tacoma R/C Raceway. A series much needed to retain the growth and competitiveness of the Northwest progressing forward so that racers here can compete on the bigger stage. This series was once on the brink of extinction … Continue reading
Epic, Controversial Photo Finish at the NIS rd 3!!
On Feb. 24th – March 1st, saw the continuation of the highly competitive Northwest Indoor Series make its way to Four Seasons’ Raceway in Olympia, Washington for round 3 of the glorious pacific northwest racing series. With 2 races already in the books, this 3rd race proved to be a pivotal weekend for all racers as there are no drops … Continue reading
Vittorioso Gibson!! Vittorioso Gibson!!
The 2wd modified Winter Indoor National Champion of the premier class comes down to the final race between AE/JConcepts’ Michael Schoettler and AE/JConcepts’ Nick Gibson. With Gibson having a win and a 3rd and Schoettler with a win and a 2nd, A3 would decide who would be crowned the new champion. Once again, Nick Gibson would attack … Continue reading
Mikey Brown Wins 5th Annual NW Invitationals
On September 5th – 7th, Dave’s RC Track in Hubbard, Oregon hosted the 5th Annual NW Invitational race on a glorious weekend of outdoor fun in the blazing sun. Previously, the great NW Invitationals were held at a tight, clay, indoor track, but due to track closures and changes….. race organizer and Kyosho/Orion team manager Joe Pillars, … Continue reading
Cavalieri Wins Top Gear Invitationals 2013
The 1st Annual Top Gear Hobbies Spring Shootout was held this past weekend in Clackamas, OR. This is the home track of Team Orion USA Team Manager Joe Pillars. Making the trip out for this event was Team Orion’s current 2wd & 4wd IFMAR World Champion Ryan Cavalieri. The North-West’s fastest racers would all be … Continue reading