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08-18-2018, 02:19 PM
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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: 447
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: 16
Views: 1,783
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: 16
Views: 1,783
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: 16
Views: 1,783
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: 1,909
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: 788
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.
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06-17-2018, 01:54 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,783
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: 1,909
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: 1,909
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: 16
Views: 1,783
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: 1,909
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: 1,867
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: 39
Views: 4,078
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: 1,909
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: 1,909
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: 1,909
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: 1,909
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: 666
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: 532
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: 535
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: 1,909
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: 1,909
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: 797
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...
04-17-2018, 11:43 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,909
Posted By SWTour

[ Fred, in the 80s and early 90s our track...

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Fred, in the 80s and early 90s our track was very bumpy so these front ends were adapted..and we ve stayed with them.

I started a couple spec classes last year, and merged them this year into...
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