The 2014 Mile High Indoor Champs was a HUGE success. We had 94 racers spread across 187 entries in by far our biggest event yet, and everything went perfect.
For lots of pictures, check out our Facebook page and our photo album. Thanks to all the club members for helping out and making sure things were as smooth as possible, and all the racers who traveled from around North America to attend the event.
Full results for the event can be found here.
Congratulations to 5280 racer Kyle Klingforth for finishing #1 in 17.5 sedan, the most competitive class at the 2014 ROAR Carpet Nationals!!! Pictured here with his dad Brent who finished 2nd right behind his 16 year old son Kyle.
5280 Raceway, where champions are born!
It's been a great year for on-road RC racing in Colorado! Thanks to all the members and racers for your continued support. Interest is higher than it's ever been, and continues to grow. We're all looking forward to a very exciting year of racing in 2014!
Remember, we will be having our normal club race on 12/26/14. A few people are planning to spend the whole day at the track, so if you want to get some track time, check our forum for more details and head down early!
Did you know we take full video of our club races and post them online the next day? If you check the results page, you'll see a video link next to each race date. The videos are one continuous stream (4-5 hours usually), but if you look at the description on the video's YouTube page, there will be clickable links to the times in the video where you can view specific races.
Here's the video for our race on Sunday, 12/22.
Thanks to everybody that came to the track tonight and installed a replica of the layout from the Snowbird Nationals. This iconic layout is run counterclockwise, the opposite direction of layouts you typically see on US style tracks. It's also featured in the RC simulator, Virtual RC. This layout will be in place until the end of January before we make what's likely to be our final track change leading up to MHIC.
The 10/31 Thursday club race has been rescheduled to Tuesday, 10/29 due to Halloween. There may be a few people out Thursday to practice if you're interested in joining them. Check our forum for more details on availability.
This was posted on Facebook for the club but not here. This is the crew (minus one racer who left shorty after his run) who attended IIC 2013 in Vegas this year!
In addition to IIC, 5280 racers are attending the 2013 Halloween Classic at NORCAR at the Gate in a few days, and a massive group is attending the Timezone Grand-Prix in Portland in a few weeks. With schedules already starting to be set by other racers to attend Snowbirds in Orlando, and ROAR Carpet National Championship in Omaha this spring.
Thanks to everybody that came out last night and installed our first new layout since April! This one is very reminiscent of CCC 2010.
Now that the indoor season is upon us, we will be switching to our winter racing schedule starting 10/24/13.
Club races will take place Thursday evening starting at 6:30PM, and Sunday afternoon starting at 11:30AM. See you there!