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Old 10-02-2019, 09:38 PM
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I recently moved back to the SE area of Virginia. I am disheartened to see that there is no racing in Richmond, Hampton, Norfolk, VA Beach, etc. In fact, there seems to be nothing between RVA and Hampton Roads. Is this correct?

I actually live in Gloucester...where RC Pro racing used to be. From my research, I need to drive at least 3 hours to find a track. Is this right? If so, how would I go about possibly setting up some sort of racing event? I raced in my youth and have a young son now. I loved it so much and want to introduce it to him.

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I’m not in your area. But it’s not uncommon to find this. The racing side is continuing to slowly shrink each year.

I’d suggest checking around on Facebook for any small clubs. Or maybe just find some others also looking for something.

As for setting something up yourself. Well depends on what trying to do.

There’s a new club in my area, well Chicagoland area. Here’s the link. Might give you some ideas for starting something

Great Lakes RC- On-Road Racing Club
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I'm an hour north of Richmond and it has been rough finding tracks but I just discovered one in Fredericksburg for 1/8 electric buggy (I believe they do short course as well). The closest for 1/10th is an indoor track in MD. Was rough moving from SoCal where you couldn't throw a rock without hitting a track. Anyways, I found the track by dumb luck looking at a track locator online that took me to a Facebook page; racing for the first time in five years this weekend!
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Any updates with this. I'm in Chesterfield and am into trying this hubby again. Im trying to find local clubs, shops, etc anything. Currently awaiting my Chinese lc racing emb-1h copycat.
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We live in Fredericksburg/Stafford and race all around, run tlr and traxxas based dirt oval conversions. There is off-road/sort oval/crawling/indoor carpet in hughesville, md, about an hour and 20 for us. You have dirt Ovals in Winchester va and Inwood wv. Fredericksburg has an off-road track called power line down there somewhere. There are a handful of dirt Oval that have recently popped up between Fredericksburg and Richmond. Hit me up on fb if you want more info. Biff Ferman is my Facebook handle.
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Coming soon to the Virginia Beach Area a 19000 Sq Ft Racing Facility in Hampton Roads Featuring Indoor OnRoad , OffRoad and Oval Carpet Racing.

https://www.facebook.com/groups/SRCSpeedway/
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I live in Winchester VA, where is a dirt oval? I know, visit and recommend Adrenaline RC in Winchester, but that is an indoor dirt 1/10th and 1/8th scale off-road track. They also have a nice crawler playground outside. But no dirt oval. I’m always interested in more RC near me.
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I was heading down Military HIghway in Chesapeake doing some Christmas shopping and saw the old sign for Debbies RC World and died a bit inside. Would love to see some outdoor or indoor dirt action in the 757 at least.
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Old 03-04-2020, 02:39 PM
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Originally Posted by madweazl View Post
I'm an hour north of Richmond and it has been rough finding tracks but I just discovered one in Fredericksburg for 1/8 electric buggy (I believe they do short course as well). The closest for 1/10th is an indoor track in MD. Was rough moving from SoCal where you couldn't throw a rock without hitting a track. Anyways, I found the track by dumb luck looking at a track locator online that took me to a Facebook page; racing for the first time in five years this weekend!
I am trying to start something up....
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Originally Posted by UnarmedCrayon View Post
I live in Winchester VA, where is a dirt oval? I know, visit and recommend Adrenaline RC in Winchester, but that is an indoor dirt 1/10th and 1/8th scale off-road track. They also have a nice crawler playground outside. But no dirt oval. Iím always interested in more RC near me.
might be looking at Cooper's near Chatham for your dirt oval jones
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not sure how far out it is from you but Silver Creek Raceway in Danville, VA is a hot spot for some 1/8th action check em on facebook. also a new track City View Raceway in Lynchburg VA and Tiltyard in Dayton VA. Coastal RC which has been mentioned already.
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Coastal RC has a nice set up.

https://coastalrcspeedway.com/
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Coastal in VA beach for all your carpet needs, plus for outdoor offroad in VA you got City View Raceway in Concord VA, Tiltyard in Dayton VA, Silver Creek Raceway in Danville VA, Short Valley in Sandy Hook VA, Powerline RC in Fredricksburg VA, Adrenaline RC in Winchester VA, and in Wytheville VA 2 times a year there are arena races held by Scale Racing Sports "Blue Ridge Nationals" at the Apex Center. All of these places are on facebook and post their schedules there.
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Originally Posted by Bonasa9712 View Post
Any updates with this. I'm in Chesterfield and am into trying this hubby again. Im trying to find local clubs, shops, etc anything. Currently awaiting my Chinese lc racing emb-1h copycat.
Is that place next to Southside Speedway still doing anything?
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Coastal offers offroad and onroad every Saturday (Except third Saturday which is oval) plus Tuesday and Thursday night club racing (Tuesday is offroad and Thursday is onroad) plus Wednesday night MIni-Z racing so Im sure you could find something awesome to get in on.
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