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. Facebook Twitter…

June 5, 2008

2009 Snowbird Nationals are Official

…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] Facebook Twitter…

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:…

November 29, 2007

2008 Snowbird Nationals – Announcement

…first 5 minutes the form was up. It is so easy to register, you can sign up and pay on-line. The largest R/C race in the world comes to Orlando, Florida January 29th through to February 3rd, with carpet on-road and carpet oval racing action. The past five years have sold out with over 700 entries each year. Check out the official site for complete class information, hotel information, schedule and more. Over 40 sponsors and teams are coming, everyone in the R/C world will be here. The Snowbirds are the ultimate R/C race vacation. Source: Snowbirds [snowbirdnationals.com] Facebook Twitter…

May 16, 2007

Mike Blackstock joins CEFX

Following on from the announcement yesterday that top US racer Mike Blackstock had left Trinity to join Team Bo00d, comes the news the Mike will race for Josh Cyruls CEFX brand in 1/12th scale. According to the short announcement by CEFX, Blackstock and Cyrul combined have won 8 of the last 10 ROAR Carpet Nationals and 5 of the last 7 Snowbird Nationals – a force to be reckoned with then. CEFX is excited to announce that Mike Blackstock with race with us through the 2007 outdoor/indoor racing season. Mike will pilot the C12 Evo2 at the major events for…

February 11, 2007

2007 Snowbird Nationals – Finals

All the on road racing at this years Snowbirds have been done and in the Touring Pro Mod category it was Xray driver Jilles Groskamp who won the event in dominating style after early leader Mike Dumas, driving for Losi, crashed out allowing Jilles to take the lead where he was never challenged for the rest of the race. Behind him fellow Xray racer LeMieux lost time after clipping a pipe allowing Tosolini, driving for Corally, to get past and despite Paul fighting back Chris was able to hold him off to take the runner up spot with LeMieux settling…

February 10, 2007

2007 Snowbird Nationals – Update

Qualifying for the 2007 Snowbirds is now complete as is the bump up B-mains that sees the winner of the B-main take the final place in the A-mains. In Touring Pro Mod it was Mike Dumas that took the top qualifying spot driving for Team Losi finishing just ahead of Dutch driver Jilles Groskamp and Paul LeMieux in 3rd, both racing for Xray. Swedish driver Joel Myrberg, racing the Associated TC5 managed to bump up after a very tense fight in the B-main to take the number 10 spot in tomorrows A-main. In Touring 19T Foam Travis Schreven took the…

February 10, 2007

2007 Snowbird Nationals – Qualifying

As everyone in RC already knows, the planets biggest RC race is taking place this week in Orlando Florida, the 13th Annual Snowbird Nationals. We have already covered some news from the event but until now haven’t covered the happenings at the track itself. Our site sponsors, The Border, are present at the track to support their team driver Jilles Groskamp, who is 2nd in Pro Mod qualifying after 3 rounds, before heading on to next weeks Winternats in Ft Myers and they have sent us some images. In the image above you can see the new Serpent electric touring…

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