Stealing the idea from local motocross tracks, Mike Garrison questions whether an "R/C Tee Time" raceday format with higher entry fees and significantly limited entries for social distancing could potentially be the answer to get us back racing soone
While this is a very trying time for millions of people around the globe, within the R/C industry Mike shares what he believes is the silver lining that has come from all that is happening in the world today.
The Dirt Nitro Challenge is among the list of most prestigious 1/8-scale off-road racing events on the planet. As the 21st annual running of this event prepares to kick, off we take a look at the past 20 years worth of Pro Nitro Buggy class champions
After attending the JConcepts INS10 opener this past weekend with multiple roller bags, carrying bags, cardboard boxes full of stuff, and STILL forgetting valuable equipment at home...Mike goes in search of the best tips and tricks to travel like a p
Have you ever wondered what a paid professional R/C racer carries in his toolbox to be fully prepared for any wrenching task at all times? In this edition of A Moment with Mike, Mike Garrison dives in to find out!
Who knew that braiding horses hair, getting a flat on your dirt bike, playing a friendly game of darts, or finding that old putty knife from when you fixed the hole in the wall could be so beneficial to your R/C car racing? Watch as Ty Tessmann share
In one of miraculous and shocking turn of events during the Team Associated Championships at Trackside Raceway, watch as a 9-year old's hopes of winning are crushed but suddenly brought back to life mid-race by the stunning act of kindness from his c
"This past weekend there were races happening all around me ranging from dirt off-road to carpet oval and everything in between. Despite the number of races, I did not go racing. Instead, I did something very, very, very bad – I watched the R/C addic
With the popularity in stock class racing on the rise among all skill level racers, more and more promoters are dividing the spec classes down into skill level classes as well. Mike wants to know - how do YOU believe racers should be placed into the
For years Mike has wanted to experiment by taking a budget friendly RTR buggy, putting it up against the high-end competition kits, upgrading it along the way, and working to see if it is possible to be a competitive local racer using a RTR platform.
Over the years Mike has interviewed a lot people in the R/C industry, but now it's his turn in the hot seat with Hobbytown's Tommy DeFreece to discuss his early days in R/C, the future of R/C, online vs. hobby shop sales, the focus of the industry, a
Despite his lack of experience in nitro on-road racing, Mike thoroughly enjoys the sounds, smells, speed, and precision of it all as a spectator. Today he shares the high-flying action from the ANC Finale at Infinity International RC Speedway in Japa
754 different entries competed for a ROAR Off-Road National Championship title among the various classes in 2019, but only 7 of them reached that goal. Today, Mike congratulates and shares a list of your 2019 ROAR Off-Road National Champions!
For this week's "A Moment With Mike", Mike Garrison shares a look at the past 10 years worth of A-Main results in the Mod 2wd Buggy and 4wd Buggy classes. He questions the number of new names vs. repeat names over the years, and points out which driv
If you aren't aware the Mike Garrison is not a morning person, let his last week's All-Time Win List which was missing MULTIPLE past champions be a reminder. This week he corrects his mistake with the ACTUAL ROAR Off-Road Electric 1/8 and 4wd SCT All
This weekend is host to the 2019 ROAR 1/8 Electric & 4wd SCT Nationals at Adrenaline Racing in Winchester, Virginia. Mike tallies up the ROAR 1/8 Electric & 4wd SCT Nationals All-Time win list to determine the winningest drivers and manufacturers fro
When it comes to winning a World Championship, there are very few who will earn that title. For many racers "It's not about the destination, it's about the journey." Mike re-visits the Come Drive With Us documentary series to tell the journey of race
Mike Garrison shares his opinion of the increased use of tire warmers in both 1/10 and 1/8-scale off-road racing, his concerns it has on the future, the evolution of R/C, and more in this edition of "A Moment with Mike".
Mike Garrison shares a reminder, and his opinion, towards the importance of manufacturer's, hobby shops, and racers working together to support one another for the overall well-being of the R/C industry.
A key part of growing the world of R/C racing is eliminating the intimidation, welcoming new racers in, sharing knowledge, and helping others learn and enjoy. Mike has put together a list of his personal favorite R/C racer YouTube and Facebook video
R/C dirt oval racing popularity is on the rise across the midwest among new racers, as well as long-time off-road racers. Mike wants to know for those who have recently taken interest in dirt oval racing – what is the reason, the attraction, and how
This week Mike shares his opinion after being asked, "At what point should a known “track hack” racer take responsibility for the damage they have caused to someone else’s vehicle - or - should they even be responsible at all?"
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Is the disadvantage of showing up on main day with no track time enough to make it fair, or is showing up the day of mains to bump-up unfair like cutting in a long line that's been waiting their turn? Mike shares his thoughts, experiences, and wants