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Any Monster Truck fans out there? Well I’ve got something you may like…info on Traxxas’ line of Monster Jam Replica RC Trucks!
If you don’t know what Monster Jam is, it is awesome demolition-style monster truck action!! I’m talking about 4-ton trucks defying gravity and crushing buses and cars beneath them. If you are a fan of real monster trucks and the Monster Jam as well as an RC enthusiast, you probably like RC Monster Trucks as well.
Hey RC Fans! I’m coming back at ya with more race results. This time, we are taking a look at the 14th Annual Hot Rod Hobbies Shootout that took place this weekend.
The event was once again 3 days with 2 rounds of qualifying on Friday, 2 on Saturday, and triple A mains on Sunday! And it was HOT in California this weekend! It is known for being scorching hot every year, but top racers from all around still make it out for the 3 day event! The competition was fierce this year, and with it being the last big race before the 1/10th scale electric worlds in Finland, the pros were looking forward to sizing up their competition at the race.
Pro-2 short course started off the day yesterday with the first round of the triple a-mains. Jared Tebo lead the first lap and never looked back in A1. In A2, Tebo raced again with complete domination driving his Kyosho RB-5 SC to the victory and clinching the overall win. Team Losi Racing teammates Mike Truhe and Frank Root had battled for 2nd place the whole race, swapping positions what seemed like every corner. Truhe and Root had a rough start in A3, but it didn’t take them long to work their way back to the front where the rivalry continued. This made for an exciting and entertaining race!
As I watched my brother pull out his b4.1 RC at the family gathering this weekend, I knew it might be a bad idea. But did I stop him? Absolutely not. As he raced it around 10 different cars and throughout the yard and road, I couldn’t help but crack a smile as I saw my 80 year old Grandma’s reaction and my mom yelling at him to stop. Then I looked the other way to see my brother in law and his family members saying things like “awesome!”, or “that thing is sweet!”.
Its coming! Nitro fans, this is for you! The first European Nitro Challenge will be held at the world famous Hocekheim Forumula 1 Circuit on June 23-26 and will feature 4 classes:
- 1/8 On-road Open
- 1/8 On-road Hobby Cup
- 1/10 On-road Open
- 1/10 On-road Hobby Cup
On Thursday and Friday the track is open for practice, the qualifying will be held on Saturday, and the finals are scheduled for Sunday. On Saturday evening a dinner buffet takes place in the nearby Hockenheim Ring Hotel (200m from the track) with a view to the pitlane of the formula 1 track followed by music and drinks. The open classes are for racers that want to run against the top team drivers of the participating companies. There are still some places available!!