Points racing has returned to the Showbarn with 100+ entries to start the season! The first Outlaw R/C points race of the 2016/17 Indoor Off-road Carpet Series was held on October 8th and 112 entries tussled it out for early season bragging rights. The new and improved track was still the talk of the day with racers across the board just happy to have more room to play! The layout, which remained unchanged from the September shakedown race has proven both challenging and exciting for racers so far. A combination of tight technical areas snaking through high speed sections and jumps with short landings into corners has kept everyone clean, close on the clock and great racing has been the[…]

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More exciting news for fans of indoor off-road carpet racing in the PNW with Diehard R/C locking in dates for the return of their highly anticipated travelling racing series. For their sophomore season an 8 race series (1 throw out) will return primarily to the Evergreen State Fairgrounds in Monroe Washington, with some dates still to have locations confirmed. Formerly known as the “Travelling Turf Series” feedback on the hard wearing astro (think high-end tennis court) was unanimous. Tire wear was unavoidable and being fast required good tires. Lots of good tires. Rather than sit idly by and let racers deal with the issue, the Diehard team took a refreshingly pro-active approach to the concerns and subsequent research through the[…]

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Outlaw R/C in Cloverdale BC hosted their first Saturday event of the 2016/17 Indoor Carpet Series, a non-points shakedown for racers to dust off the cobwebs. Race results have not been posted at this time. The race day was a good trial for everyone involved with many exciting improvements being implemented and new systems needing to be refined. The larger racing surface was the most talked about, the track is now impressively huge! Lap times have gone from about 13 seconds last year to now being in the low 20 second range. This alone has spread drivers out and decreased the wheel to wheel carnage but new rounded corner pipes and improved placement should also help minimize crash damage. 108[…]