World RC Car Speed Championships Report


“Well the weekend we had all been waiting for finally arrived and the rain that had been falling all summer finally stopped to give us a perfect weekend for speed racing. The event was held on 20th and 21st September at the Shakespeare County Raceway drag strip. Long Marston Airfield. Near Stratford upon Avon, Warwickshire, England. The guys turned up at the track on the Saturday to setup all the gear for the speed event. The team from Sweden was welcomed and we were all introduced. Barriers were put in place and the 4m tower erected at the side of the strip. The running we were to use was the slow down area of the drag strip leading onto the airfield runway, a distance of some ½ a mile in total. After setting up we tried a few test runs with the cars and tested the speed measuring equipment. Everything seemed to work fine. I then setup a street racing system for some fun.” Read More… [Source –]