Vancouver radio control car racer Terry Yeo recently wrapped up the 2wd short course title on the 2015 Northwest Championship Tour. The tour is held over six meetings in six months and with all races being held in Washington and Idaho, just attending was a display of Terry’s commitment to the hobby. The championship is thoroughly deserved. Best of all though the Team Pilot was representing Area99RC.com with custom painted lids on his Serpent short course truck and 2wd mod buggy! Official word from Area99RC.com: “Terry Yeo is the first driver to represent Area99RC and Team99 in an organized championship event and his dedication and professionalism are unquestionably sound. It was an honour for our team to paint bodies for[…]
Most car guys and girls start out with Lego in their toy collection. The classic, colourful Danish building blocks have been stepped on by Dad’s bare feet for over 65 years and are a staple in many childhoods. As kids we built towers as high as the sky. We built planes that would never fly in real life and we assembled trains that didn’t need tracks. It was creative, carefree and for many of us, it was a time of unbridled inspiration. It was a place without need for criticism or judgement. It was Lego time, and it was the best! So what happens when that inspiration and creativity with Lego continues on past childhood, straight through the teen years[…]
Area99RC.com recently completed a test session at Railside R/C Raceway in preparation for the upcoming fall race season. I had the trusty Pro-line Pro-2 burning laps and the GoPro on-board to capture the action as always. You can see the video below. We are very happy to report that the track is in great shape, even with the lack of attention over our long hot summer. Stay posted to Whistler R/C Addiction for further updates. See you all out there soon!
A recent post on the wall of the Sea 2 Sky R/C Automind Raceway Facebook page has confirmed that Automind R/C Raceway in Squamish has been closed down. You can see the post here. “I am sorry to say, but Automind Raceway is now CLOSED permanently. Thank you to everyone who put in their blood, sweat and hard work over the past few years. The track was very enjoyable, many great memories and races were held, great parties were thrown, and most of all great friendships were made. Peace Out Automind =)” The news was confirmed additionally on the Sea 2 Sky R/C Hobby Association page which you can visit here. The track, which was on donated land (and borrowed time) was[…]