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09-23-2018, 11:57 PM
Replies: 19
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Posted By SWTour

3rd Annual THANKSGIVING THROWDOWN is Coming

The 3rd Annual THANKSGIVING THROWDOWN at the Encino Velodrome is coming quickly - only 2 months away.!!!

I've extended an invitation to guys and gals who race the popular USVTA class at various...
08-18-2018, 02:19 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,074
Posted By SWTour

Only a couple weeks until our next RC Oval on the...

Only a couple weeks until our next RC Oval on the VELODROME race.

Here's my ride for the Labor Day Classic!!
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07-15-2018, 11:17 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 515
Posted By SWTour

JAKE'S PERFORMANCE HOBBIES - 6650 Commerce Blvd,...

JAKE'S PERFORMANCE HOBBIES - 6650 Commerce Blvd, Ste 21, Rohnert Park, California 94928
07-06-2018, 11:42 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,074
Posted By SWTour

Racing at Encino Velodrome Sunday Sept. 2nd with SAT practice

Saturday and Sunday of Labor Day Weekend we'll be racing at the Encino Velodrome.

This will be a Saturday afternoon practice session from about Noon til 6 - 6:30 with
Racing on Sunday Sept. 2nd...
07-06-2018, 03:14 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,074
Posted By SWTour

We have a "spec" class that runs the Hobbywing...

We have a "spec" class that runs the Hobbywing non adjustable 21.5 motors a blinky esc and 5000mah or less 2 cell lipo that uses the old style non shocked front end. It also uses the McAllister G6...
06-22-2018, 12:54 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,074
Posted By SWTour

VELODROME Promo Video (Thanks to Nic Case for...

VELODROME Promo Video (Thanks to Nic Case for putting this toghether)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=youtu.be&v=j-UTG4JW6S0
06-22-2018, 12:34 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,018
Posted By SWTour

teaser promo video

Thank you to Nic Case for assembling video and photos to make us a cool promo video

http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=youtu.be&v=j-UTG4JW6S0
06-17-2018, 03:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 871
Posted By SWTour

We had only 7 Euro Trucks, so no "Enduro" this...

We had only 7 Euro Trucks, so no "Enduro" this year, we did Sprint Races instead -- 5 lap heats and a 10 lap main.

It was a fun and entertaining race to watch.
...
06-17-2018, 01:54 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,074
Posted By SWTour

The 2018 RC Worldrome

http://southwesttour.com/encino_velodrome/worldrome2.png
Last weekend (June 8-9) we held our 2nd Annual RCWorldrome at the Encino Velodrome.

Since 2001 I've held many many r/c races at the Encino...
06-13-2018, 01:48 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,018
Posted By SWTour

Hey Johnn27, With a 10L3 and a first time...

Hey Johnn27,

With a 10L3 and a first time visit I'd strongly suggest our "Oval Spec" class

This class uses the
McAllister Racing Gen6 style bodies (either Nationwide or Cup versions), the...
06-12-2018, 03:53 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,018
Posted By SWTour

2018 RC WORLDROME II

WOW - we had a great weekend of R/C Oval racing at the Encino Velodrome

We're not the biggest events in the R/C World, but we know how to party up!

We got things started when my buddy Steve and...
06-03-2018, 04:04 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,074
Posted By SWTour

We're just a week away from our 2nd R/C Worldrome...

We're just a week away from our 2nd R/C Worldrome event at the Encino Velodrome near Los Angeles.

Track Facts:

252 meters (826 ft.)
Pro 17.5/2c class runs in the low 8 second lap time range --...
05-17-2018, 12:49 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,018
Posted By SWTour

dirt oval

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I need to pick your brain on dirt oval sometime.

QUOTE=fredswain;15217027]Did you ever hear back from Alkek?[/QUOTE]
Forum: Racing Forum
05-06-2018, 03:59 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,949
Posted By SWTour

LOL $$$ is bad in R/C Racing -- people are so...

LOL $$$ is bad in R/C Racing -- people are so serious, cut-throat and cheat already just racing for a wall plaque or bowling trophy.

A lot of races are being broadcast these days on FACEBOOK LIVE...
Forum: Racing Forum
05-06-2018, 03:50 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,519
Posted By SWTour

As a racer who started this hobby getting 3 heats...

As a racer who started this hobby getting 3 heats and a main (3 mins way back when) I remember saying "I SPEND ALL DAY/NIGHT AT THE TRACK AND GET 12 MINUTES OF TRACK TIME, THIS HOBBY SUCKS", this was...
05-05-2018, 12:22 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,018
Posted By SWTour

I got to run Hellyer twice I believe, I remember...

I got to run Hellyer twice I believe, I remember being there in either late '91 or early '92 and Dan (from Dan's R/C - RC THUNDERDROME) was there to announce the NEW Location for Thunderdrome '92 at...
05-05-2018, 12:19 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,018
Posted By SWTour

Fred, I did not....I have "liked" them on...

Fred, I did not....I have "liked" them on facebook so I see their current goings on -- but haven't heard back from the message.
04-19-2018, 06:08 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,018
Posted By SWTour

I just looked them up, that is a 333 meter track,...

I just looked them up, that is a 333 meter track, (ours is 250 meters) 1123 ft vs 820 ft runline.

Looks fun. I'll message them to see if they'd consider rc cars.

[I...
04-19-2018, 02:58 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,018
Posted By SWTour

No Problem with questions -- we LOVE our Velo...

No Problem with questions -- we LOVE our Velo racing, and love sharing it with others.

We still run weight offset, but not to the extreme of Carpet Oval racers. Due to ground clearance issues...
Forum: Racing Forum
04-18-2018, 05:13 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 709
Posted By SWTour

new FB group to discuss this event

Facebook Group Discussion for the Euro Truck Enduro (https://facebook.com/groups/eurotruckenduro)
04-18-2018, 10:35 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 571
Posted By SWTour

I think KCM got sold, or picked up by someone...

I think KCM got sold, or picked up by someone else. I think it heard OvalWerks owns it now, but I don't know if that's everything, or just oval pan cars...

https://www.ovalwerks.com/
04-18-2018, 10:27 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 544
Posted By SWTour

Did you try sending Hays Jr. @ Lefthander an...

Did you try sending Hays Jr. @ Lefthander an email to inquire?
04-18-2018, 10:25 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,018
Posted By SWTour

R/C Worldrome at the Encino Velodrome 6/8 & 6/9

Coming up June 8th & 9th on "The "drome"

http://southwesttour.com/encino_velodrome/WORLDROME2018_FLYER_legalsize.jpg
04-18-2018, 10:20 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,018
Posted By SWTour

Yes, I missed the ride height part of your...

Yes, I missed the ride height part of your question last night, we run around 12-14 mm or ride height to keep as little chassis drag as possible, plus the transition from the banking to the apron in...
04-18-2018, 12:01 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 837
Posted By SWTour

OVAL, Tracks dont come much bigger!

June 8th & 9th at the Encino Velodrome in Sunny Southern California - The R/C Worldrome 2 takes place.

We've got racers coming from Nor-Cal, So-Cal, Texas, Louisana and even JAPAN. Yes (4) racers...
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