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Season coming to a close soon

posted Sep 13, 2018, 6:31 PM by RC3   [ updated Sep 13, 2018, 6:32 PM ]

Well the outdoor off-road season is starting to slow down.  Here at Rc3 we have a great season during the outdoor season!   However it is not over just yet.   We are scheduled to race September 15th,  October 20th, and then the season closer November 3rd.   November 3rd will be a bigger event,  we will be having the 1st ever money race for the Ebuggy class and also a grudge race (money on the line) for 1/8th nitro buggy.   Ebuggy will be $15 a entry with 100% payback for top 3 places with option of more payback depending on entries.  Nitro buggy will have $100 on the line for the winner as long as they beat Austin Hughs ( local fast racer that has won some big races at Rc3).  If Austin wins,  sorry no money.   

So as the season comes to a close,  mark some of these dates and come on out one more time to Rc3 for a fun day at the races!

Rocket City Challenge Huge success!

posted Aug 6, 2018, 6:09 PM by RC3   [ updated Aug 6, 2018, 6:29 PM ]

With over 180 entries from racers from over 7 states, this years 9th annual Rocket City challenge was a HUGE success! With a hot and humid forecast, we started open practice on Friday afternoon with many people pulling in.  Saturday we got started running the 6 minute qualifiers and with money on the line for TQ in each class, we saw some fast overall times being put down.  Since this was a two day event we ran into the night up to around 10:00pm then took a break so racers could rest and relax.  The next morning we got started again to finish up.  HOT was the key word.  Not only the weather with highs in the 90's but on the track as well.  Very close racing in all classes, especially 1/8 Nitro Buggy and 1/8 E Truggy.   We finished up around 3pm so racers could have time to drive home.  Rc3 would like to thank everyone that came to race or hang out this year.  Mark your calender's for next year, same weekend, for the 10th annual race!  Safe travels and hot racing!





Next Huge event: 9th Annual Rocket city challenge

posted Jun 13, 2018, 6:32 PM by RC3

Mark your calendars for August 3rd thru 5th!   This years Rocket city challenge will be bigger and better.   With over 200 entries last year,  the club has decided to make this year event a (2) two day event.  Qualifiers run on Saturday and some lower class mains including novice.  Then all other Mains will be run on Sunday.   How its going to work?   Saturday signups will dictate the event.  If over 150ish entries ,  two day event it will be.   If 150 or under, we will run a one day event.  FYI,  we are expecting a huge crowd with over 200 if everything goes to plan.  So come on out for one of the biggest club events in this area.  Going to be a fun time! 


**Tiny Trophy Race re-scheduled for June 2nd!

posted May 6, 2018, 5:40 PM by RC3

Due to forecast of rain on May 5th,  Rc3 officers rescheduled the Tiny Trophy Race for June 2nd.  Please try to attend for a great day of racing.  

Tiny Trophy Race May 5th

posted Apr 24, 2018, 6:29 PM by RC3

First big event of the year coming up for the offroad side,  May 5th will be the 4th annual Tiny Trophy Race.   Trophies for the podium winners and TQ in this event.  Going to be some great racing with a great group of racers.

2018 season up and going

posted Apr 6, 2018, 12:28 PM by RC3

2018 season has started strong on the offroad side.  Last club race saw 116 entries shoot it out for podiums.  All classes had great turnouts with short course and 1/8 classes very strong.    Next race for offroad will be April 21st with 11:00am start.  Hope to see you there.

Oval starts there season April 14th,  so if want to try that form of racing,  come out and check it out.

2018 Season opener a big hit!

posted Mar 18, 2018, 6:12 PM by RC3

WOW!  2018 came in like a bang.  We had first race of season March 17th with 122 entries.  After some rain that morning, it moved out and then track was dry by noon for some racing.  Rc3 would like to thank everyone that came out and hope to see ya'll back in future.  NEXT RACE IS MARCH 31st!  11:00am start.    

2018 has been set!

posted Jan 19, 2018, 1:48 PM by RC3

2018 is shaping up to be a great year at Rc3.   At winter club meeting club officers was elected and new schedule approved.  Please click on the About Rc3 tab to see all the information on 2018 such as schedule and Officers.  Rctrackmasters will be at Rc3 last weekend of February to rebuild the offroad track.  March 17th will the season opener, weather permitting of course.  We hope to see all the regular faces and some new ones in 2018.  

2018 club meeting

posted Dec 29, 2017, 7:05 AM by RC3

January 13th will be the club meeting to setup for the 2018 year.  The meeting will be held at Old Greenbeir family restaurant at 1:00pm.   Everything will be discussed, from officers elected,  track projects, track layout, entry fees, class rules, etc, etc.   If you are a member of the club we encourage you to attend to support the club, if you have raced at Rc3 and want to help more, please feel free to attend.  We are expecting big things in 2018 so come out and support the track and club.

Great 2017 season for offroad

posted Nov 5, 2017, 11:54 AM by RC3

Rc3 finished up the year with a club banquet / race on Nov 4th.  Congrats to all the track point series winners and to all the winners of 2017.  We have had an incredible year at Rc3 offroad.  Record turnouts through the spring and summer and great racing.  Record turnout for the Rocket City challenge with 200 entries, wow.  We even raised money for hurricane relief just after the Houston flood.  We have NO more scheduled races for 2017 but keep an eye on the Facebook page just in case we get some great weather, might just throw one in.  Great improvements are scheduled for 2018,  new layout will be put in around 1st of March.   

Next event, will be the 2018 club meeting sometime in January.  Watch Facebook for details.  If you want to help with club duties or help with track, please try to attend.  Thank you again for 2017 and lets make 2018 great as well.
Rc3 offroad officers

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