Welcome to the Rocket City Radio Control Racing Club (RC3) website.
Use the links on the left to find information about our club and R/C racing in north Alabama.
RC3 blog posts are shown below and will have the most up to date information about our activities.
Please join us at the Parkway Place Mall Food Court on Thursday, September 10th at 7PM for the monthly club planning meeting. The primary topic will be in regards to preparation for the upcoming Rocket City Challenge. All members should attend if possible. Please RSVP at https://www.facebook.com/events/726815227446705/ in order for us to get an idea of who may show up.
An off-road race has been added for Saturday, August 29th by majority vote of the club. Come check out the new layout.
The off-road race originally scheduled for Saturday, September 5th has been rescheduled for Sunday, September 6th. This will allow all Saturday and Sunday racers to check out the new layout before the Rocket City Challenge.
Great club race today at RC3. Weather was great and we missed all the rain. Seen some new faces and some faces that haven't been around. Great time by all.
Here are the winners:
Novice - 1st: Chandler Cloud, 2nd: Conner Greer, 3rd: Shelia Hetherington
Sportsman Shortcourse - 1st: Tyler Schrimsher, 2nd: Steve Radke, 3rd: Rob Gaffin
2wd Short Course Truck - 1st: Javier Caballero, 2nd: Richard Beatty, 3rd: Mike Thompson
4wd Buggy - 1st: Steven Hicox, 2nd: Darryl Bingner, 3rd: Todd Hetherington
4wd Short Course Truck - 1st: Matt Thompson, 2nd: Richard Beatty, 3rd: Jeff Nguyen
Please join us at the Madison Square Mall Food Court on Thursday, August 13th at 7PM for the monthly club planning meeting. We will be discussing things such as the specifics of the Rocket City Challenge and an upcoming track work day. All members should attend if possible. Please RSVP at https://www.facebook.com/events/957232594338052/ in order for us to get an idea of who may show up.
Join us for the 6th Annual Rocket City Challenge! This is RC3's biggest race of the year!
Awards for 1st-3rd + TQ, door prizes from sponsors and the club, and a new track layout!
Sign-ups close at 9:00 AM. Racing starts at 10:00 AM. We will have lights to continue racing after sundown.
1st Entry - $25
2nd Entry - $15
3rd Entry - $10
4th Entry - Free
2 heats and a main event for each of the following classes:
Uncontrolled practice will be available on Thursday, September 17th. Controlled practice will be available on Friday, September 18th.
Thanks to everyone for making the Tiny Trophy Race a great success! We had 73 entries, wonderful weather, and tons of fun. Here are your winners.
1st, TQ - Matt Thompson
2nd - Tyler Schrimsher
3rd - Stephen Armstrong
1st, TQ - Rich Beatty
2nd - Javier Caballero
3rd - Tyler Schrimsher
1st, TQ - Spencer Glasgow
2nd - Tyler Ernst
3rd - Jack Aslan
Prime Funky Flexmaster
1st, TQ - Tyler Ernst
Come on out to RC3's Tiny Trophy Race on Saturday, August 1st, 2015!
Signups close at 9:00 AM. Racing starts at 10:00 AM.
1st race entry is $20, 2nd is $15, 3rd is $10, each additional is $10. *
Trophies awarded for 1st-3rd + TQ in each class.
If necessary, we will obtain rental lights to finish the races after sundown.
- 17.5 SC
- 2WD SCT
- 4WD SCT
- Stadium Truck
- 2WD Buggy
- 1/8 Electric Buggy
- 1/8 Nitro Buggy
- 1/8 Truggy
* Same fees for Novice since they will receive equivalent awards. The club member race entry discount does not apply to "big" races such as this.
The off-road race scheduled for April 19th has been cancelled due to rain. The next off-road race will be Saturday May 2nd.
Novice: 2nd Jackson Reid, 1st Ethan Small, 3rd Tim Thomason
2wd SC Truck: 2nd Tyler Schrimsher, 1st Javier Caballero, 3rd Aaron Perry
E–Buggy: 2nd Spencer Glasgow, 1st Chris Rakus, 3rd Tyler Parrish
Truggy: 2nd Skip Swaim, 1st Jeremy Reid, 3rd Carl Gouldin
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