Posts tagged with Rest In Peace

Novarossi commemorate Gene Husting

Whether you enjoy RC as a competition, weekend hobby or backyard bash the passing of fellow kindred spirits is a sad unwelcome event but a real one that seems to halt the ever turning gears of RC for a moment as friends cast a retrospective thought, remember and pay their respects. In recent years we’ve seen […]

Associated founder Gene Husting (1927-2014)

It is with heavy hearts that we must inform everyone of Gene Husting’s passing.  Gene was an icon in the RC industry and the founding partner along with Roger Curtis of Team Associated. The public face of Team Associated for many years, Gene’s racing career started long before R/C cars ever existed. A street racer […]

Stefan ‘Hammer’ Rüden, 1972-2012

We’re sad to have learnt of another passing in the close-knit RC racing fraternity, this time popular Swede Stefan ‘Hammer’ Rüden. Close friend and Pro racer Robban Gustafsson leads the tributes to Stefan. “Its with the greatest sadness to let all of you know that a great person of our R/C community in Sweden left […]

Justin Mackey RIP

We’re sad to report the passing of 1988/89 BRCA National Champion Justin Mackey after a bike accident, Justin was a well known and popular figure in the UK rallycross community, he will be missed. Attached is a photo supplied by Darren Warburton from 1988 with Justin the Champion and a few well known faces either […]

Ted Longshaw (1926-2011)

Sad news reached us this morning that Ted Longshaw passed away two nights ago, one if not the original spark behind what organised RC Racing is today. Ted laid the foundations for the future as one of the founders of the BRCA along with EFRA a few years later and finally IFMAR in 1979, he […]

Reedy memories by Jamie Booth

Last month we received the sad news of Mike Reedy’s passing, Mike asked that there be no funeral services for his passing, but rather an R/C party celebration of his life, and going along those lines we received some great material from Jamie Booth remembering Mike and the impact he had on his future career. Jamie […]

Sad news from Reedy

Mike Reedy, 1941-2011It is with very heavy hearts that we must inform everyone of Mike Reedy’s passing early this morning. Mike lost his 10-plus year battle with Parkinson’s disease but passed away peacefully surrounded by many of his Associated family and friends. As the man who turned his name into one of the most successful […]

Sad news from Picco

Gualtiero Picco, 1940-2011 Picco; one of the true great names within the RC industry announced the sad passing of pioneer & founder Gualtiero Picco. The man behind Picco Micromotori, the company he started in the early 80’s, passed away yesterday following a long illness, he was 71. Best known for the engines that carried his […]