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Old 01-30-2011, 07:08 PM   #1
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I didn't see a thread, forgive me if this is a duplicate.

EN Hobbies / RC Racing and Sports Complex is a Hobby Shop and Track in Columbus Ohio, Convenient to I70 East and 270.

The facility is a 25,000 sq ft retail storefront, with a stocked hobby shop, 1/10th scale electric off road track, and carpet oval. Concessions are available on-site, and food is also available nearby from several places. We support AMB personal transponders and provide public transponders for those that need them.

We have had an average of 60-80 entries for our saturday race program,

The top three positions in any A main with 6 or more entrants pays out in hobby bucks, good towards future race entries, parts, or concessions. 1st pays 15.00, second 10.00 and third 5.00 in gift certs.

1st class is 15.00, second is $10.00 and each additional is $5.00, with kids counting as a second entry with a racer adult entry (your kids, not all the neighborhood kids lol).

We have central heat and air conditioning, big bathrooms, a tire washing area, tile floors, pit space for 100+ racers (200+ if needed) with tables, chairs and electric provided, the only thing missing is YOU!

the facility is open mon. thru fri. from 11-9 for practice, Saturday doors at 8:00AM, Off Road Racing starts at noon and runs till finished.


5751 Chantry Drive, Columbus, Ohio 43232 614.501.RACE (7223)

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Old 04-25-2011, 07:28 PM   #2
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EN Hobbies is proud to announce that it has been chosen to host the 1st race of the OEOSS series, May 21st, and we are also holding the 1st annual Great Lakes Region Modified Shootout, July 23rd, and 24th. I have attached a flyer, and you can visit us at www.enhobbies.com, or the facebook page linked in the previous post for more info.

Info on the OEOSS series should be released soon, here: http://oeoss.webs.com/ but it looks like its the 2010 info now.
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Default Very Nice place to race!!

Very clean
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Info on the OEOSS series should be released soon, here: http://oeoss.webs.com/ but it looks like its the 2010 info now.
OEOSS info has moved to here http://www.oeoss.com.

If you guys have any facility photos for the website please PM me.
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Awesome, posted up the site on our F-Book page, will go link it in the forums too.
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Thursday night and saturday 1/10th scale electric off road racing, rain, shine or locust plague.. the track is always groomed and fast!!
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Just a quick bump, Wanted to let you all know we are still here We have a big race coming up in July, on the 23rd and 24th, in our air conditioned facility! The track will be fresh for this race, and is sure to be our best yet.

We have a more appropriately named face book page here, http://www.facebook.com/?ref=home#!/...80574331996746


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We are in the process of building an indoor dirt oval, pictures on the facebook page, this will be for 1/10th scale electric, and will have a banked clay surface.
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just a bump, this is going to be a great event, be sure not to miss it!
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Exclamation Why a 2 day race?

I would think that attendance may have been a little better if this was a 1 day race! Just my thoughts. It would seem that most 2 day races any are getting to be too expensive any more for the average racer to attend! Not only gas/fuel to get to the facility, but an extra day meaning a hotel/motel room. Even sharing hotel/motel rooms is getting too expensive in todays economy.

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Need to get a 17.5 buggy class again starting this Saturday who's in ? Plus the new track looks great guy's!
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Who all is going to EN this Saturday?
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Is this track still active? Open for practice tomorrow night?

Edit: Ok it appears to be, says open for practice from 5p-10p on their FB page posted on Monday. So new question: What would the suggested tires be? What's the surface?

I think I'm going to bring my Caster with me but may have to mount up some BarCodes if it is a packed clay high bite surface. I have soft AKA Impacts and the stock mini pins (maybe a medium compound?) mounted and gold bar codes NIB waiting for indoor season this fall.
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