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
ROAR Nationals Extra – In depth with SchuurSpeed
Stock racing has been exciting and competitive here at the ROAR Nationals. Every heat of qualifying has been ultra close and the battles intense. On hand here to help his team drivers, Ron Schuur has shown his support throughout the weekend taking extra care of his guys and their motors. Not only is Ron taking … 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
Schoettler Takes NIS Round 2
On January 24th – 25th, the action packed Northwest Indoor Series continued its 2nd round in Albany, Oregon at Northwest Hobbies and Raceway. This 4 race series attracts the region’s best to 3 different tracks between Oregon and Washington with the ultimate goal to find out who is the fastest in each respective class. There … Continue reading
Dustin Evans on Top at Lunsford Race
On October 18th-19th, North West Hobbies hosted the 1st ever Lunsford Race in Albany, Oregon to celebrate one of the most influential individuals in the hobby today. If you haven’t had a chance to meet Kelly Lunsford or know about his history, check out this video below done by the BigRC or introduce yourself to Mr. Titanium himself. Like … Continue reading
1st Annual Hang Over Race – Day to Remember
About 2 months ago, I received a phone call from Jason Gainey and he asked if I would be interested in covering a race event that incorporated a special BONUS race called the Champion’s Cup. “Champion’s Cup??” He started to explain this interesting idea he had and when he ended his sentence with, “The top … Continue reading