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Old 01-08-2019, 10:21 AM
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Pretty interesting - https://www.liverc.com/news/announce...OZwmY_KJ2HpJio
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I know some contracted customers aren't going to be happy about this lol.

Good to see ROAR making changes, though.
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I know some contracted customers aren't going to be happy about this lol.

Good to see ROAR making changes, though.
It's still total BS. Watch the lap times fall off .1 or .2 in the mains as everybody removes the illegal motor that got thru tech and stuffs in the legit model...
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Maybe after this people will start to shut up and just accept that the difference between them and good racers is skill and talent instead of magic unicorn fart infused cheater motors.
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LMAO it will take ROAR years to process these motors at there lab, maybe they should concentrate on inspecting and approving motors the have been submitted and PAYED for months ago by manufactures.
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LMAO it will take ROAR years to process these motors at there lab, maybe they should concentrate on inspecting and approving motors the have been submitted and PAYED for months ago by manufactures.
maybe just concentrate on sending the Roar memberships as soon as they are paid for
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ROAR makes a major move in a span of days to improve motor legality that has been complained about for a year, immediately after electing a new president and people are already instantly complaining. Anyone see this as.. oh, a positive step?
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ROAR makes a major move in a span of days to improve motor legality that has been complained about for a year, immediately after electing a new president and people are already instantly complaining. Anyone see this as.. oh, a positive step?
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I like the idea just with 1 amendment. The person making the claim should have to pay a fee as they do in "big" car racing as well. growing up around a local circle track, if someone makes a claim on your motor they have to pay a price to make the claim as well.
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I like the idea just with 1 amendment. The person making the claim should have to pay a fee as they do in "big" car racing as well. growing up around a local circle track, if someone makes a claim on your motor they have to pay a price to make the claim as well.
The claim isn't by a fellow racer. ROAR has the option to claim your motor and reimburse you the purchase price (up to $149.99). They will then send the motor to their lab and tear it apart to check for any funny business.
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Originally Posted by Dan Hamann View Post
ROAR makes a major move in a span of days to improve motor legality that has been complained about for a year, immediately after electing a new president and people are already instantly complaining. Anyone see this as.. oh, a positive step?
Not complaining, just funny to read they are planning on more motor testing at there lab when motors have been waiting for months for approval
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Not complaining, just funny to read they are planning on more motor testing at there lab when motors have been waiting for months for approval
I wouldn’t say months. 6 weeks tops. Anyone that tells you otherwise is a manufacture lying.
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To be honest, more organisations should do this.
Spec or stock classes are not made to modify your motor to insane performances. If you want to go fast and want to change anything on your motor and ESC then run modified.
If you play fair there is nothing to worry about, such rules are only there to those who do not play fair
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LMAO it will take ROAR years to process these motors at there lab, maybe they should concentrate on inspecting and approving motors the have been submitted and PAYED for months ago by manufactures.
Not quite years; I'm not nearly that far behind!
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I'm not sure this rule is rhe way to go, but I am encouraged that such a step shows that people at ROAR care about the state of things.

If they can get a move-on with the motor list then they'll really be cookin'with gas! It is a problem that hobby shops essentially have no 25.5 motors to sell to customers that are on the approved list. It is also a problem that tracks are being forced into ignoring rhe ROAR motor list if they want to be able to sell customers motors that are allowed to race there.

This situation puts track/hobby shop owners in a rough spot that they shouldn't be in. I'm not blaming anyone for this, as we know rhat there was illness involved etc. but the problem is resolvable, and it's ROAR who will resolve it.

All in all I'm just glad ROAR is doing something that demonstrates that they are still engaged.
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