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Old 03-08-2014, 12:55 AM
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I have the timing system.... I'm trying to organize some racing. If you are interested PM me. I have some Traxxas funny cars and some other fast stuff. I live outside of Tucson. Too easy to get a few folks together and start racing somewhere ...... and it will grow

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Its funny you posted this. I had a long talk with a representative from the newly RE-opened Firbird Raceway yesterday. (Now Wild horse pass)
They have an actual RC drag strip installed and sponsored by Traxxas. I believe he said they are looking to begin organized RC drag racing.
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This would be very cool!!!
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oooooh... this I could get into...
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Originally Posted by DesertRat View Post
oooooh... this I could get into...
I have cars for sale if anyone is interested. 2 Dragsters 1 pro-mod/ funny car from back in the day when we raced them in Gilbert at Hobbytown. Talking 132 feet in less than 2 seconds at 70+ mph. Although it wood be fun to run them again. So how does anyone know if 15 year old NICads will ever charge up again. LOL.
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prolly convert those over to a brushless LIPO system
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I'm down to race if you guys are .......
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If Anyone has a good Spot picked out. I will setup up the timing system and start to organize the events
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************ UPDATE ********************

I talked to Mike from RCDRL (TEXAS) and these guys have a good Program going on. check them out here or on FACEBOOK search RCDRL they are doing almost a 100 cars per race

I'm looking to do something along the same lines so we can collaborate on a few Regional Races per year

I'm working on some Sponsors in the TUCSON Area. I will keep you guys Posted as gather resources.

you can find me at Hobbytown Tucson this Wed Racing SC truck and I plan to talk to the Shop about Helping us out.

It will be a couple of weeks before we Kick off a Race but its almost there

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Yes its true, Wild Horse Pass Motor Sports Park indeed has a new Mini Drag Strip and we are looking to do a Mini Drag Racing Series. We are working with Local Motors www.localmotors/shop.com, Hobby Action, Hobby Destination and TRAXXAS. What we envisioned was having several "Teams" compete in a points series, with both team and individual champions. We are looking for experienced RC drag racers to help get this series off the ground. We have the TRAXXAS DTS-1 timing system, a custom Mini replica of our full-size score board with full telemetry. We also have a couple small rock crawling piles and two custom fabed ramps. More to come

Any questions feel free to email or text .
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Attached Thumbnails Drag Racing ......-mini-strip-1.jpg   Drag Racing ......-mini-2.jpg   Drag Racing ......-mini-3.jpg  
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Just saw the drag strip today !!! its the real deal !!!
thanks Rob for nickle tour !
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Lol, just imagining my 4wd foam touring car doing 132 feet... slowing down would be the hard part!
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I just met John Force at Disneyland a couple of weeks ago; cool guy.
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I can't help but picture 10th scale versions of the WildHorse Pass east and west tracks on the facility for on-road racing. I'd be up for the drag car racing too.
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I would like to see a place to drag race in az.
I am building a nitro funny car now.
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