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Spotlight Driver: Andrew Higgs

Spotlight Driver: Andrew Higgs

07/23/17

Andrew Higgs is a family oriented, RC obsessed adrenaline junkie. Higgs walked on to the racing scene about 7 months ago when his family was surprised with a fleet of RC cars for himself and the kids on Christmas. His son, Drew, spent time watching RC videos on youtube and has been in love with RC cars ever since. Once Higgs discovered the racing aspect of RC, his whole perspective on the sport changed. Suddenly, the world opened up and the opportunity to crazy great things had been given to him. It also didn't help that his computer would taunt...

Racing Schedule: 0ct 2016 thru Jan 2017

Racing Schedule: 0ct 2016 thru Jan 2017

10/06/16

Racing Schedule at Adrenaline RC Racing Winchester VA for October 2016 thru Janurary 2017
Ready to Run VS RC Car Kits (Beginner Series)

Ready to Run VS RC Car Kits (Beginner Series)

08/22/16

Welcome back to the beginner series! Today's topic is comparing Ready to Run RC Cars and Kits.  Goal:  Determine what is the best fit for you!  RC Lingo: RTR- Ready to Run RTR Recommendations: Racing- Slash 4x4 There are other monster truck and vehicles people use for fun here.  These are cars that essentially have everything you need to immediately start running the car. No building required.  Pros Ready to go right out of the box. The most you might need to do is charge the battery.  It has everything you need. Note: The Chargers and things that come with these...

Beginner Series: Lithium Polymer (LiPo)  vs Nickel Metal Hydride (NiMH) Batteries

Beginner Series: Lithium Polymer (LiPo) vs Nickel Metal Hydride (NiMH) Batteries

08/15/16

We are back again with some helpful information on RC Car Batteries! This article will help you determine which type of battery is a good fit for you and the advantages vs disadvantages of each type.  Note: When choosing a battery you have to make sure you have the proper charger that works with that battery type.  Let's Get into it! LiPo:  Advantages:  LiPos are lighter and smaller in dimension.  Not limited in the shape or size they can come in. Have higer capacities and voltages - this can potentially allow for more speed and power. Typical Voltages include: 7.4V,...

Beginner RC Series: Nitro vs Electric

Beginner RC Series: Nitro vs Electric

08/08/16

Welcome to the first of many posts, about helping new comers or beginners decide which type of RC Car is best for them. This series will also include a bunch of other tips and tricks that all RC Car drivers won't want to miss!  Today we are going to start at the first basic question you will want to ask yourself. Should I buy an electric or nitro car?  To start off we are going to make a list of things you should know about each type. You can then, look at this list and decide which one sounds like...