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The $1,000 Shopping Spree Goes To The One Millionth (+1) Order!

March 14th, 2012 by Aaron Waldron

Since A Main Hobbies officially opened in 2004 the company has passed several incredible milestones: 100,000 customers, 200,000 customers, 10-20-30-40-50-60-and-now-70+ employees, sales numbers, etc.. Late last year we noticed that our warehouse was approaching order #1,000,000; obviously, this was a big deal! To celebrate such a big moment in the company’s history, we announced on February […]

John McGinty’s 2012 Psycho Nitro Blast Race Report

March 14th, 2012 by John McGinty

We attended the 2012 Psycho Nitro Blast race in Unadilla, GA this past weekend.  There were about 520 entries in all classes combined.  Some of the best drivers in the world were in attendance like Adam Drake, Jeremy Kortz, Renaud Savoya, Billy Easton and Barry Pettit. My son got out of school about 2:30 on […]

A Main Hobbies – ProTek R/C Racing Team Is Going Across The Pond!

March 13th, 2012 by Aaron Waldron

(For more articles from NEO12, click here) A Main Hobbies is going international…literally! We’ve partnered with Neobuggy for NEO12, to be held April 6-9 at Harper Adams College in Newport, Shropshire UK. The seventh running of the Neo Race marks the first time that A Main Hobbies team drivers will venture across the Atlantic for the […]

A Main Hobbies-Sponsored Shawano R/C Flying Club Auction/Swap Meet A Success!

March 12th, 2012 by Aaron Waldron

A Main Hobbies recently sponsored the Shawano R/C Flying Club’s 27th Annual Auction and Swap Meet, which serves as a major fundraiser for the Wisconsin-based group. The following is from Blair Johnson, Secretary for the Shawano R/C Flying Club (AMA #893). – The Shawano R/C Flying Club would like to Thank-you for your support and […]

Curtis Door on the 2012 Nitro Challenge

March 9th, 2012 by Curtis Door

(For more from the 2012 The Dirt Nitro Challenge, click here.) Even though I’m posting this two weeks after Nitro Challenge, I figure better late than never!  This was the third time I’ve been to The Dirt Nitro Challenge, and the first time for me that it hasn’t rained at some point.  With almost 700 […]

RACE RECAP: A Main Hobbies’ Third Annual Outback Off-Road Shootout

March 7th, 2012 by Aaron Waldron

For the third year in a row, racers from all over Northern California and neighboring states made the trek to A Main Hobbies’ warehouse in Chico, CA to take part in the Outback Raceway Electric Off-Road Shootout. A record turnout of nearly 250 entries made this one of the biggest events in Outback Raceway history! […]

The State of Short Course Racing

March 7th, 2012 by Aaron Waldron

It was nearly four years ago that Traxxas released the Slash – four years! The timing of the decision couldn’t have been any better – several RC segments were hurting, no doubt from a combination of escalating costs and, as much as racers hate to admit it, a lack of scale accuracy. If you weren’t […]

Donnie “Donrod” Rodriguez on his son’s experience at the 2012 Dirt Nitro Challenge

March 7th, 2012 by Dylan Rodriguez

(For more from the 2012 The Dirt Nitro Challenge, click here.) Photo: RedRC Wow! What an event and what an awesome team we are running for. From our team manager Marty Korn (best one so far) to Chad Bradley, with his many years of racing experience, to the legendary Barry Baker and the rest of the […]

Austin Blair’s 2012 Dirt Nitro Challenge Race Report

March 7th, 2012 by Austin Blair

(For more from the 2012 The Dirt Nitro Challenge, click here.) This was my second time attending the Dirt Nitro Challenge. Of all the nitro races I have attended, I had by far the most fun at this race. The event for me started on Tuesday around 11:00 am, when I got out of school […]

Chad Bradley on the 2012 Dirt Nitro Challenge with Team A Main

March 1st, 2012 by Chad Bradley

(For more from the 2012 The Dirt Nitro Challenge, click here.) The 13th annual Dirt Nitro Challenge hosted by the Fear Farm Raceway in Goodyear, AZ and sponsored by A Main Hobbies. I have attended every Nitro Challenge since it originated in Hemet, CA; I believe the first annual DNC had less than 100 entries in […]