Though brushless is the 'New' technology, doesn't mean that brushed is obsolete. I'll put a tuned brushed motor against brushless any day. Though I do think that brushless is good for club racing, due to the low maintainence of it, brushed motors are still superior when I go to a sponsored event. I also use NiMh, instead of LiPo at sponsored races. There is still a slight advantage with them both
I can walk backwards fast as you can, I can walk backwards fast as you can. I'm the backwards man, I'm the backwards man.