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02-13-2008, 05:39 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,966
Posted By gotpez

DING! DING! DING! DING! Absolutely agree. ...

DING! DING! DING! DING!

Absolutely agree. This is one of the biggest problems that most brick and mortar hobby shops face. When the supplier that they use has an online shop selling to the...
02-11-2008, 08:14 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,095
Posted By gotpez

Lots of good advice here, but I'll go ahead and...

Lots of good advice here, but I'll go ahead and share my story anyway.

I've been racing for about 18 years now. For the first 15 or so years, the only weeks I took off were when my wife MADE me...
01-22-2008, 10:27 PM
Replies: 188
Views: 11,688
Posted By gotpez

I like the goal that this rule is trying to...

I like the goal that this rule is trying to achieve, but I'm not sure that this is the way to get there. But, let's see how it works and give ROAR a chance to work on it. Since it won't affect...
01-20-2008, 04:54 PM
Replies: 225
Views: 16,333
Posted By gotpez

Nice to see that others are still interested in...

Nice to see that others are still interested in this.

ROAR has just announced that they are changing their rules to allow brushless and LiPo. That is a step in the right direction. But, there is...
01-12-2008, 10:04 AM
Replies: 1,080
Views: 57,152
Posted By gotpez

To me, your comment stating that R/C racing is...

To me, your comment stating that R/C racing is more of a hobby than motocross means that Bob's comments and opinions are even more appropriate.

For the most part, the people visiting these forums...
01-11-2008, 03:21 PM
Replies: 1,080
Views: 57,152
Posted By gotpez

This is absolutely amazing! This thread has...

This is absolutely amazing! This thread has stayed extremely civil, and there have been a ton of different opinions given here. Thanks to everybody here for showing that sensitive issues CAN be...
01-02-2008, 08:56 PM
Replies: 1,080
Views: 57,152
Posted By gotpez

I am absolutely thrilled to see a ROAR official...

I am absolutely thrilled to see a ROAR official saying this! (Even if there is a bit of sarcasm in it.)

I've been in this hobby for 18 years now. The speeds in every class have increased...
12-14-2007, 06:17 PM
Replies: 310
Views: 19,725
Posted By gotpez

I hope this doesn't really start a battle, but I...

I hope this doesn't really start a battle, but I think this needs to be covered.
LiPo batteries are not superior in every way. Nor are they inferior in every way. They are just different...
12-10-2007, 07:29 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,283
Posted By gotpez

Unfortunately, many members of this board have...

Unfortunately, many members of this board have the same vision of club racing... that it is just practice racing. For those racers that attend regional and national events, it might very well be. ...
12-10-2007, 06:47 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,920
Posted By gotpez

I don't really care how often a manufacturer...

I don't really care how often a manufacturer releases a new car.

Back when I was running TC, I ran my original TC3 for about 4+ years. All this while other racers were buying car after car from...
Forum: Racing Forum
08-24-2007, 01:47 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 5,010
Posted By gotpez

Thanks for the apology. We'll work this out...

Thanks for the apology.

We'll work this out in private.... And sorry Righter, there will NOT be any kissing!
Forum: Racing Forum
08-23-2007, 07:03 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 5,010
Posted By gotpez

Sorry Rob, but I just don't think you get it. ...

Sorry Rob, but I just don't think you get it.

First, the problems that you mentioned about the track haven't occurred in two years. I raced there every weekend last winter and not once did we...
Forum: Racing Forum
08-23-2007, 05:58 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 5,010
Posted By gotpez

Thanks dude... We may not all be world...

Thanks dude...


We may not all be world class drivers here, but that's a pretty harsh statement.
Forum: Racing Forum
08-21-2007, 02:30 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 5,010
Posted By gotpez

Yes, it should be in the same location. The last...

Yes, it should be in the same location. The last time I spoke with Darryl he said he couldn't come to an agreement on the new location he was hoping for.

The facility is still pretty nice, but,...
Forum: Racing Forum
08-20-2007, 09:49 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 5,010
Posted By gotpez

Well, Pit Road Raceway in Columbus is going to be...

Well, Pit Road Raceway in Columbus is going to be opening back up in October for the winter season. So, that gives most of the Ohio guys a place to run.


http://www.pitroadraceway.com/main.php
07-15-2007, 07:18 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,446
Posted By gotpez

Ding, ding, ding!!! We have a winner! That...

Ding, ding, ding!!! We have a winner!

That is exactly the reason that I sometimes run in our breakout class on oval. It's extremely low maintenance, all I do is recharge the battery (I don't...
07-11-2007, 06:39 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,446
Posted By gotpez

We've been trying to come up with a way to do...

We've been trying to come up with a way to do this for onroad for the last couple of years.

Locally, at a couple of tracks, we've been running an oval class that we call Sportsman. We set a...
07-11-2007, 06:28 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,512
Posted By gotpez

Waaaaay back in the day, when Cleveland was a...

Waaaaay back in the day, when Cleveland was a 12th scale only race. Entries were limited to 300, but they always filled out the final class in both Stock and Mod, so it ended up at 320. So, 32 8...
07-02-2007, 03:59 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 5,421
Posted By gotpez

I agree. This is an impossible rule to...

I agree.

This is an impossible rule to police. If a driver never tells that he is sponsored... Do we run background checks? Put a guy in front of his house to see if packages come from an R/C...
06-17-2007, 05:44 PM
Replies: 225
Views: 16,333
Posted By gotpez

Come on, you know that isn't what is meant by...

Come on, you know that isn't what is meant by these posts. We all know that not everybody can win, but just about everyone should feel that they have a chance.

This hobby/sport is kept alive ONLY...
06-17-2007, 07:09 AM
Replies: 225
Views: 16,333
Posted By gotpez

ABSOLUTELY CORRECT! I've heard this from so...

ABSOLUTELY CORRECT!

I've heard this from so many lower level racers, it's almost becoming an echo. Eli had it in the original post and others have touched on it. But your post hit the nail right...
05-15-2007, 04:33 PM
Replies: 387
Views: 17,881
Posted By gotpez

Edit... Too quick on the draw. Thought this was...

Edit... Too quick on the draw. Thought this was another post about ROAR not being necessary. I think I'm actually agreeing with you!



And every single one of these races uses the ROAR rules...
04-17-2007, 07:10 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 6,448
Posted By gotpez

Sorry, I've got to disagree with this. Violence...

Sorry, I've got to disagree with this. Violence can ALWAYS be avoided.


I've been in this hobby for over 17 years. I've had some VERY bad days, and I've had some very bad interactions with...
04-16-2007, 07:25 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 6,448
Posted By gotpez

To me it's simple, anybody who physically attacks...

To me it's simple, anybody who physically attacks another person should be banned permanently from the track. No debate, no discussion, just pack your stuff and don't come back. I don't care who...
04-09-2007, 02:26 PM
Replies: 187
Views: 10,592
Posted By gotpez

I guess I'm missing something then... If we ADD...

I guess I'm missing something then... If we ADD 23t Bearing, which class will we eliminate so that we are not adding another class?


When I started racing, we only had Stock and Mod. That...
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