June 29, 2020

Goff & Prickett win at Carpet Wars Rd2

Beachline Raceway of Cocoa, Florida hosted the second round of the Carpet Wars series this past weekend, attracting 66 entries for the Modified and Stock 1/10th scale off-road classes. Yokomo USA team driver Kai Goff took the TQ and win in the premier 2WD Modified Buggy class from privateer Tyler Rimes, finishing 2nd overall with his Yokomo. Kyle Paquette (Team Associated) came in 3rd to round out the podium result. Over in 40+ Open 2WD Buggy it was John Prickett with the overall TQ and win, some 3.2 seconds in front of David Davis on the runner-up spot. Doggie Lee…

May 28, 2020

Paul Wynn wins at Carpet Wars Rd1

Beachline Raceway of Cocoa, Florida held round 1 of the Carpet Wars series last weekend, attracting over 60 entries. 2WD Modified Buggy saw Julien Oliveras taking the overall TQ, however it was Paul Wynn who would hold the upper hand after the single 5-minute A-main with both swapping the lead several times. Ultimately Julien had to settle for 2nd overall, some eleven seconds back as Tyler Rimes, Kyle Paquette and Kai Goff completed the top 5 results. Image: Julien Oliveras…

December 21, 2017

3rd Annual Stock Wars – Report

The 3rd Annual Stock Wars was held at 180 Raceway in Middle River, Maryland. This race is different from most since it focuses only on stock classes with no modified classes offered. Additionally, it offers two variants of Touring and 1/12 stock classes. One is for the “Pro drivers” which is the class for the usual A-main contenders from Snowbirds, Nationals, IIC, etc. to compete. The 2nd option is for those looking to make a name for themselves in these classes, having not yet made an A-main appearance at a large event in the U.S. This year, Stock Wars went…

October 28, 2015

Lemieux & Birchfield win at Stock Wars 2015

The recent Stock Wars 2015 race was hosted by Middle River Hobbies in Middle River Maryland, on a small to medium size high grip carpet track. The race format was Pro and Open stock classes with practice all day on Friday, three qualifiers on Saturday, and one qualifier on Sunday followed by single finals. Classes were 17.5 TC Pro, 17.5 TC Open, 17.5 1/12 Pro, 17.5 1/12 Open, USGT and F1. Celebrity announcer Scotty Ernst made the trip to add to the already big anticipation and excitement of the event. In the Pro Touring Car division Paul Lemieux set the…

March 3, 2015

Jackson & Stafford win Off-Road Wars Series

The third Off Road Wars Series is now over for another winter season and looking back on the series TLR has dominated both 2WD and 4WD on the array of circuits at Maritime. The premier indoor facility has seen some exciting and challenging tracks that have varied from multi-surface through to 100 percent carpet. The surface change is not the only variable that has occurred over the course of the championship with the track extension being brought in for the fourth round opening the track up allowing for a greater variety of layouts. Both decisions by the club have proved…

February 28, 2012

Jorn Neumann doubles @ ‘Off Road Wars’

Jörn Neumann sealed up a nearly perfect weekend of racing at Maritime Raceway’s second annual ‘Off Road Wars’ event. The event drew some of the very best drivers in the UK – and a few European drivers made the trip over including Team Durango’s rising star, Jörn Neumann. The track was constructed in the week prior, over the top of the usual carpet on-road track – with plenty of challenging jumps and sections for the drivers to negotiate. In 2WD, Jörn was running the standard DEX210 with the addition of the new geared differential – running 650cst shock oil on…

January 5, 2009

Lee Woodhams joins Schumacher

Schumacher have announced the signing of top UK touring car racer Lee Woodhams to their team. Lee will pilot the new Mi3.5 and additional Schumacher distributed items for 2009 in the Modified class. Not only a ‘Mr Nice Guy’, Lee has competed at the top level for many years and made all the UK National A finals last year, was an impressive 6th at the KO GP and 3rd in the competitive Carpet Wars Championship. Source: Schumacher [racing-cars.com]…

March 12, 2008

Daily News Round-up

A summary of other news pieces from around the internet today in our Red RC Round-up: > JQ wondering into the unknown – Link [neobuggy.net] > Nosram dominate Eden Park Winter Series – Link [mirageracing.com] > Haley Double TQ & Win at Rotary Nitro Cup – Link [teamxray.com] > Report from Rug Racers Round 6 – Link [mirageracing.com] > New Italian E-Magazine for RC enthusiasts – Link [rclifestyle.it] > G4RS Excellent Performance in Korea – Link [teammagic.com.tw] > Carpet Wars, The Final Battle – Link [mirageracing.com]…

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