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.

2016 Off-Road Schedule

posted Jan 17, 2016, 11:33 AM by Chris Hozian

The 2016 Off-Road schedule is now available at

2016 Season Planning Meeting Minutes

posted Jan 16, 2016, 6:29 PM by Chris Hozian   [ updated Jan 16, 2016, 6:33 PM ]

The 2016 Season Planning Meeting minutes are available at The 2016 election highlights are listed below.

  • President
    • Richard Allan Beatty
  • Vice-President
    • Chris Hozian
  • Secretary
    • Jody Schrimsher
  • Treasurer
    • Kevin Land
  • Track Coordinator
    • Brandon Reed (Lead)
    • Rob Gaffin (Assistant)
  • Race Directors
    • Daniel Myers
    • Teddy Salyer
    • Jamie Blasingame
    • Brandon Reed
    • Rob Gaffin
    • Steven Hicox (Assistant)
    • All officers (Backups)

2016 Club Meeting

posted Jan 8, 2016, 4:25 PM by RC3 Admin

The 2016 Season Planning meeting will be help at 3PM on Saturday January 16th at the Old Greenbrier Restaurant, 27028 Old Hwy 20, Madison, AL 35756. Everyone is invitied to attend and help shape the 2016 racing season at RC3. We need race directors for the coming season, so if you are interested please show up or let us know. We will also be discussing a track design change and the race dates for 2016.

Getting in the Halloween Spirit

posted Oct 25, 2015, 8:33 AM by RC3 Admin

Thanks to Conner Greer for sharing this:

Club Planning Meeting

posted Sep 9, 2015, 8:11 AM by Chris Hozian   [ updated Sep 9, 2015, 8:12 AM ]

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 in order for us to get an idea of who may show up.

Off-Road Schedule Update

posted Aug 25, 2015, 5:14 PM by Chris Hozian   [ updated Aug 25, 2015, 5:15 PM ]

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.

August 16th Race Results

posted Aug 16, 2015, 9:00 PM by RC3 Admin

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

2wd Buggy - 1st: Jamie Spurgin, 2nd: Brandon Hagler, 3rd: Drew Roberts

Stadium Truck - 1st: Steven Hicox, 2nd: Tyler Schrimsher, 3rd: Carl Gouldin

1/8th Scale Buggy - 1st: Jamie Spurgin, 2nd: Javier Caballero, 3rd: Blane Hagler

Club Planning Meeting

posted Aug 9, 2015, 3:57 PM by Chris Hozian   [ updated Aug 9, 2015, 4:00 PM ]

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 in order for us to get an idea of who may show up.

6th Annual Rocket City Challenge

posted Aug 3, 2015, 6:26 PM by Chris Hozian   [ updated Sep 11, 2015, 3:07 PM ]

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:
  • Novice
  • 17.5 Short Course
  • Stadium Truck
  • 2WD SCT
  • 4WD SCT
  • 2WD Buggy
  • 4WD Buggy (1/10)
  • 1/8 Electric Buggy
  • 1/8 Nitro Buggy
  • 1/8 Truggy (Electric + Nitro)

Uncontrolled practice will be available on Thursday, September 17th. Controlled practice will be available on Friday, September 18th.

Sponsored by:

RC3's Tiny Trophy Race Winners

posted Aug 2, 2015, 2:30 PM by Chris Hozian   [ updated Aug 2, 2015, 2:34 PM ]

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 - Ian Roberts
2nd - Frank Armstrong
3rd - Teddy Salyer
TQ - Ethan Radke

17.5 SC
1st, TQ - Matt Thompson
2nd - Tyler Schrimsher
3rd - Stephen Armstrong

Stadium Truck
1st, TQ - Tyler Schrimsher
2nd - Freddy Marsh
3rd - Evan Gulden

1st, TQ - Rich Beatty
2nd - Javier Caballero
3rd - Tyler Schrimsher

1st - Austin Hughes
2nd - Daniel Myers
3rd - Jack Aslan
TQ - Matt Thompson

2WD Buggy
1st, TQ - Spencer Glasgow
2nd - Tyler Ernst
3rd - Jack Aslan

1st, TQ - Spencer Glasgow
2nd - Javier Caballero
3rd - Daniel Myers

Nitro Buggy
1st, TQ - Austin Hughes
2nd - Jeremy Reid
3rd - Jonathan Adams

Prime Funky Flexmaster
1st, TQ - Tyler Ernst

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