Posts tagged with Silver Dollar RC Raceway

‘The Dirt’ U.S. Pro Cup finals in Chico

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A Main Hobbies has teamed up with Joey Christensen of ‘The Dirt’ to present The 2014 Labor Day Shootout / U.S. Pro Cup Finals to be hosted at Silver Dollar R/C Raceway in Chico, California on August 29-31, 2014! Joey, the master artist of dirt, will be building the layout for this year’s event on […]

Silver Dollar Labor Day Shootout

Silver Dollar Annual Labor Day Shootout

Nitro and electric 1/8-scale racers can expect an exciting and fun-filled race at Silver Dollar RC Raceway during A Main Hobbies’ Labor Day Shootout, August 30-September 1. Although the track has been run specifically for 1/10-scale the past few weeks for the ROAR Nationals, A Main Hobbies’ director of race events, Kevin Jelich, plans to […]

1/10 ROAR Nats in photos

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Phend & Tessmann win Nationals

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A headline that on paper is nothing special, but behind the surface it tells a story, looking back at the Gas Offroad Nats in June we were again writing about the same guys – Dakotah Phend and Ty Tessmann, the two youngsters have been displacing the ‘old guard’ in recent times and its no coincidence […]

Thursday Practice at 1/10 ROAR Nats

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Thursday practice update from the 1/10 ROAR Nats in Chico, CA, a few more photos of the ‘batmobile’ D413 – Ty Tessmann’s weapon of choice going into this event in 4WD, it appears to have a carbon chassis, flat arms with carbon reinforcing plates like it’s bigger brother the D812. And with a little help […]

1/10 Pre Worlds at Silver Dollar

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1/10 Pre Worlds – Sugargate

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Its no secret that Sugar being applied on the Silver Dollar RC Raceway track during the Pre-Worlds this weekend was a bit of a newsworthy story – we posted up a couple of the feelings and the man behind A Main Hobbies / the powerhouse behind the 2013 IFMAR Worlds Kendall Bennett posted a comment […]

1/10 Pre Worlds: Sugar coated

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Bit of controversy at the 1/10 Offroad Pre-Worlds in Chico, CA as the best drivers in the World struggled to make it round with a lack of traction – more evident in 2WD than 4WD the decision was made to apply sugar to the track to help bring up traction, Team Associated’s Brent Thielke showed […]

Silver Dollar gets ‘The Dirt’ makeover

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A Main Hobbies released a teaser video showing The Dirt’s Joey Christensen getting started with the track design for Silver Dollar RC Raceway – host venue of this year’s 2013 IFMAR 1/10  Offroad Worlds as well as ROAR Nats and Worlds warm up earlier in the year. Have a watch below.

Joey rebuilds Silver Dollar Raceway

Joey rebuilds Silver Dollar RC Raceway

After extensive testing A Main Hobbies has opted to replace the high-bite clay at Silver Dollar RC Raceway with a local soil chosen by world-renown track builder, Joey Christensen. The decision to use a local soil in lieu of the hard-packed clay will benefit racers who will experience less tire wear and more impressive track […]