October 20, 2009

Touring Mod Rubber added to Snowbirds

The 2010 Snowbird Nationals classes are now posted, and this year features the addition of Touring Modified Rubber to the lineup. Racers will be dueling it out in eight road classes and eight oval classes this year, which is less divisions than year’s past, making for bigger car counts and more racing excitement. Check out the classes, schedule, and more all on-line now. Entries will open early to mid November. Source: Snowbirds [snowbirdnationals.com]…

October 3, 2009

2010 Snowbird Nationals – Update

The organizers of the 2010 Snowbird Nationals were in contact again to let everyone know that the 16th annual ‘Speed Week’ racing schedule is now posted. Featuring the first ‘RC Racing Golf Tournament’ and the first pre-race ‘Pool Party’ with band this year, both help kick off a great week of racing action. The ‘birds are 115 days away and the r/c world is counting down. Over 15 event sponsors are locked in and coming with their teams with more details to be finalized soon. Be sure to reserve your rooms now. Expect classes to be posted any day. Check…

July 4, 2009

2010 Snowbird Nationals – Announcement

let everyone know that they have finalized all the details for next years event and that everything is official for the 16th running of this great event. Taking place from the 26th to the 31st of January, it will once again be held at the Radisson Resort in Orlando, Florida. The rules and classes are expected to be announced around October with the entry for the race opening in November. More information is on the official site now, with a new race site going live in the coming months. Check out the official Snowbirds site here. [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EQMWdKGtP_M[/youtube] Source: Snowbirds [snowbirdnationals.com]…

December 29, 2008

2009 Snowbird Nationals – Entries Open

The organisers of the 2009 Snowbird Nationals have been in touch to remind everyone that entries are now open. With only a month to go until the race kicks off, already racers from around the World are registering. This year’s Snowbirds feature classes for everyone, with a mix of fun and competitive choices, making the race exciting and enjoyable for all involved. The Snowbirds has 45+ contributing sponsors coming with their teams and representatives, so you can’t miss this chance to be a part of it. Visit the event website here….

December 12, 2008

Mike Blackstock wins US Indoor Champs

Long established as one of the premiere 1/12th scale races, ‘Cleveland’ as it’s known in the racing community, saw Mike Blackstock take the newly crowned World Champion Associated 12R5 to pole position and the overall win in the Modified 1/12th Class. Mike, a long time 1/12th and ‘t-bar car’ racer, used the stock ‘link’ setup to master the fast and flowing Indoor Champs layout. Mike will now take a bit of a hiatus from the racing circuit and is on full time baby watch. Look for him to be back at it for the Snowbird Nationals in late January. Source:…

October 30, 2008

2009 Snowbirds Schedule Announced

The organisers of the Largest RC race in the World, the Snowbird Nationals have been in touch to announce that the 2009 Speed Week schedule is posted on the event website. Along with the schedule, racers can also read about all the great news so far leading up to the annual event, which is being held Jan 27th-Feb 1st 2009 in Orlando, Florida. Vintage Trans Ams, SK Cars, the Thunder 600, the initial Sponsor lineup, FastLaps practice machine, and more, already announced. Visit the event website here….

June 5, 2008

2009 Snowbird Nationals are Official

announce we were able to get the hotel rates the same as in 2008, with the 10 percent discount again if you stay five nights or more. Our schedule will be similar to past years, with practice Tuesday and Wednesday, with racing Thursday through Sunday. Saturday will once again be ‘Bump N’ Run’ day. Classes and complete race details will be coming out in the months ahead. We expect the best Snowbirds ever and hope you can plan on being a part it! Call the Radisson at: 407-396-1400 and mention the Snowbirds to make your room reservations. Source: Snowbirds [snowbirdnationals.com]…

January 30, 2008

Team Associated RC12R 1/12th scale

The guys over at RC50.com have been going through the pits at this weeks Snowbird Nationals in Florida and came across the new Associated RC12R, a soon to be released 1/12th scale link car with Associated offering a T-plate version available as a conversion set. According to the team driver running the car, the last parts have been approved last week and so kits should be out in about two months. The car sports a neat front end that allows you to adjust the track width inboard instead of shimming the axle. Head over to RC50.com for more photos. Source:…

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