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  1. Possible Indoor / Outdoor RC Racing Complex in Pensacol

    We are considering opening an indoor/outdoor Radio Control Racing Complex in Pensacola. The facility would comprise of an indoor carpet track (road course/oval), indoor/outdoor rock crawling course, outdoor off-road track for both off-road and rally racing.
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    these are a couple of photos of one of our previous tracks that we built in Pensacola.

    We are running a survey to try and get an idea of how much interest there ...
  2. USVTA Vintage Trans AM Racing

    The VTA class is probably the second largest racing class at Hobby Central. The original intent at Hobby Central was to keep the VTA class pure by enforcing the USVTA rules which are the strictest, but most popular rules. But, we've ran into several problems with sticking to the rules. USVTA only allows one motor (Novak 25.5T Brushless) and one set of tires (HPI Vintage treaded compound D's). If either of these manufacturers cannot supply the demand for their products it hurts the class. When we ...
  3. Now That You're Racing

    If you are new to rc racing there are a few things to keep in mind:
    • Your number one goal should be to have FUN. If you're not having fun, something is wrong.
    • your second goal should be to finish a race. Not win a race - finish a race. You can't win if you don't finish.
    • One trick won't cost you a penny and will actually save you money and everyone can do this. Slow down. In racing slower is faster. If you keep your car at a speed where you can control it and look at what's happening
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Hobby Central : We sell radio control trucks, cars, boats, helicopters, quadcopters, model trains, plastic models, paints, paint by numbers, puzzles, science kits and more. Located in Pensacola at 6601 N. Davis hwy in Tradewinds Plaza. We have on-road rc racing on the first and third Sunday of every month.
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