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05-17-2018, 12:49 AM
Replies: 20
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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: 1,434
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: 13
Views: 1,053
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: 20
Views: 1,033
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: 20
Views: 1,033
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: 20
Views: 1,033
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: 20
Views: 1,033
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: 455
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: 267
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: 392
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: 20
Views: 1,033
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: 20
Views: 1,033
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: 355
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: 20
Views: 1,033
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...
04-17-2018, 10:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 344
Posted By SWTour

The rules i posted I think fit with the regular...

The rules i posted I think fit with the regular places racing these (only thing i removed from rules I copied was NEW TIRES) USED will be fine.

I hope you ll join us, bring friends.
04-17-2018, 04:18 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 344
Posted By SWTour

We've got guys buying Euro Trucks for this event...

We've got guys buying Euro Trucks for this event -- I'm really hoping we can get some of the guys who already have them to join us in a discussion to knock out ideas for type/length of an Enduro race...
04-17-2018, 04:12 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 38,316
Posted By SWTour

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

Coming up on Friday and Saturday June 8th & 9th - R/C Worldrome II at the Encino Velodrome.

Featuring High Speed Oval Pan Cars on the High Banks of the 250 Meter Bicycle Velodrome, we've also...
04-17-2018, 03:56 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 378
Posted By SWTour

https://www.tamiyausa.com/articles/ln/568/images/D...

https://www.tamiyausa.com/articles/ln/568/images/DJI00023.jpg
Forum: Racing Forum
04-17-2018, 03:51 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 455
Posted By SWTour

RACE FLYER ...

RACE FLYER

http://southwesttour.com/encino_velodrome/WORLDROME2018_FLYER_legalsize.jpg
04-14-2018, 04:36 AM
Replies: 629
Views: 95,473
Posted By SWTour

Does anyone have the Euro Trucks in stock? ...

Does anyone have the Euro Trucks in stock? (Anyone have an idea when stock will be available?) -- I'm wanting to add them to an upcoming race on a Velodrome, and have guys wanting to join the fun,...
Forum: Racing Forum
04-13-2018, 01:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 455
Posted By SWTour

WANTED: Euro Trucks for ENDURO Race

The R/C WORLDROME Race on June 8-9 is looking to add a Tamiya Euro Truck enduro to the event...

With the craze of these trucks the past year or so, I think they would be a cool addition to this...
04-12-2018, 03:20 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 392
Posted By SWTour

Shows "IN STOCK" at Lefthander ...

Shows "IN STOCK" at Lefthander

https://lefthander-rc.com/latest/catalog/product_info.php?products_id=2581
04-12-2018, 02:35 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,339
Posted By SWTour

We still race on one of the largest, the 826 ft...

We still race on one of the largest, the 826 ft Encino Velodrome in So Cal, home of the old RC Thunderdrome.

QUOTE=JeffSpicoli;15182758]I just remember seeing those massive cement ovals in RC Car...
04-11-2018, 01:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 344
Posted By SWTour

WANTED: EURO TRUCKS

So I've got an upcoming Velodrome race (RC WORLDROME) coming up on June 8th & 9th. at the ENCINO VELODROME.

We primarily run Modified Oval Pan Cars, and have a new class that uses the World GT...
04-05-2018, 11:30 PM
Replies: 551
Views: 28,325
Posted By SWTour

Having been involved in a lot of different...

Having been involved in a lot of different testing for different types of "limited/spec and/or breakout racing"
One thing that was learned is, no matter what you come up with that you think will...
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