News

Curtis Door’s 2012 Labor Day Shootout Report

September 11th, 2012 by Curtis Door

Over Labor Day weekend, Silver Dollar R/C Raceway held the 2012 Labor Day Shootout.  This was a special race for Kendall Bennett and the rest of the A Main Hobbies employees as it would be the inaugural race at their new 1/8th scale outdoor track.  The facility goes above and beyond expectations.  Everyone’s first reaction […]

1/8th scale Electric Offroad World Championships presented by Tekin at the Tiltyard in VA.

September 9th, 2012 by Ryan Lutz

September 9, 2012 It was a positive weekend for me at the Tiltyard in Dayton, Virginia. The event was the 1/8th Scale Electric Offroad World Championships presented by Team Tekin Racing. I brought along my always trusty Durango DEX408 buggy and my new DEX408T which would be intorduced for this event. I may have a …Read More

General Maintenance for your 1/8 Buggy and Truggy by: Chad Bradley

August 17th, 2012 by Chad Bradley

Hello Racers, this is a general break down on what I feel is important to inspect on your 1/8 offroad truck or buggy to keep it running at peak performance after a hard weekend of racing. Most may think that factory drivers are constantly building new kits for major events during the year, maybe some […]

On the Road to IRCHA 2012 with Jimmy Rodgers

August 17th, 2012 by Wesley McMahon

The AMainHobbies.com team and friends have been driving across the country, making their way to what can only be described as a heli-pilot’s paradise, IRCHA. IRCHA the countries formost helicopter jamboree, is an annual event held in Muncie, IN. A Main Hobbies’ own Derrick Threatt has been filming day and night, intent on showing the […]

A Busy Month of RC by Eric Albano

August 8th, 2012 by Eric Albano

As you know, the life of a pro rc racer is going to almost every race there is. You race all day and get little sleep and very little time for relaxation. It’s a challenging, but fun way to spend your weekends. I was able to experience this life this past month going from one […]

4th annual Nor-cal champs race

August 3rd, 2012 by Austin Blair

After back to back to back races I end up at Norcal Hobbies for their annual Norcal Champs race. Winners in each class win a trophy belt, with second and third getting trophies. I decided to only run two classes this weekend, 2wd and 8th scale electric. All a-mains were in the triple a format, which […]

John McGinty’s RC Pit Supercross Midnight Summer Slam race report

July 31st, 2012 by John McGinty

The RC Pit hosted the Supercross Midnight Summer Slam on last Saturday. With over 80 entries the competition was deep in most classes. Qualifying was scheduled to start at 7pm but mother nature would unleash the rain. The racing would continue though with 3 rounds of qualifying ending at 2 am! Racing completed at 5am […]

Austin Blair reflects on the2012 JConcepts off-road indoor nationals at Outback Raceway

July 31st, 2012 by Austin Blair

  I attended the Jconcepts Summer indoor nationals at A Main Hobbies in Chico, California.  I arrived at 12 o’clock on Thursday to get some practice in. At first glance the track didn’t look to be difficult. After my first practice run with my 2wd, I was in shock. The track was much harder than […]

Austin Blair Reports on the15th annual Hot Rod Hobbies shootout.

July 31st, 2012 by Austin Blair

  This was the 15th annual Hot rod hobbies shootout located in sunny Santa Clarita, CA with the weather in the mid 90s the whole time.  This track is a tire eater, with a new set of tires every run, and if that wasn’t enough you had to scrub them in before you even hit […]

Curtis Door’s JC Summer Indoor Nationals Report

July 31st, 2012 by Curtis Door

This would be the third time for me attending the JConcepts Summer Indoor Nationals at Outback Raceway.  I arrived on Thursday to get two days of practice before qualifying started.  Since I hadn’t been running 10th scale electric much before this race, I wanted to get the most practice that I could to get the […]