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The Vintage Nationals was the first time that I've run my car on a track in about 22 years. I got my RC10 Graphite out of storeage just for this weekend.

I have a great time, took a bunch of pictures, but also took a lot of video. I will post the video on YouTube when I get a change. Just keep checking back for "RC Vintage Nationals."

here are some pics that I took.

Oh, it was great meeting the guys at RC Raceway & Hobbies. They were friendly and helpful.

I've included the "before" pic of my car. It took me about two days to get it ready for the race. Unfortunately, my driving skills didn't improve much in two days.

But, be warned....you will see me in the A-Mains next year!!!
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a very ugly landing....look at the look of shock on the martial's face.
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a very ugly landing....look at the look of shock on the martial's face.
a very ugly landing....look at the look of shock on the martial's face.
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drivers waiting for the race to begin
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The C-Main line-up, with nice sunny weather in the back-ground, keeping the pit area well lit
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The C-Main line-up, with nice sunny weather in the back-ground, keeping the pit area well lit
The C-Main line-up, with nice sunny weather in the back-ground, keeping the pit area well lit
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the line-up with my two RC10's on the right
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the line-up with my two RC10's on the right
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matials hard at work...and another shot of the helpful dude's truck
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matials hard at work...and another shot of the helpful dude's truck
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The truck in the fore-ground belongs the the dude that helped me a lot - can't think of his name at the moment. Thanks for all your help.
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The truck in the fore-ground belongs the the dude that helped me a lot - can't think of his name at the moment.  Thanks for all your help.
The truck in the fore-ground belongs the the dude that helped me a lot - can't think of his name at the moment. Thanks for all your help.
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My RC10 Graphite - before
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Re: *** The official VINTAGE OFFROAD NATIONALS thread ***

Post by glock_9mm »

oh, i shouldn't forget to mention that I completely blew my motor during the race. I believe it was "Tim" who overheard me talking about it and gave me ALL of his brushed motors. He handed me three stock and a couple of modified motors.

I have not used them yet but should get to it within the next week. I hope to put them to good use.

Thanks for the motors!

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Awesome Pictures bro, I specially like this one :mrgreen:
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I knew there were more people taking pictures, It was just a matter of time before they popped up online :D
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Finally got some time to add pics. Most of mine are pit/ non action shots due to the nature of my camera....
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More....
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MOre...
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Still more...
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And finally...
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thanks for all the great pics, Brandon.
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Awesome pictures bro, :D
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Post by civilguy »

Thanks for posting those. Everyone has added some cool pics... I need to get mine uploaded!

BTW Brandon... I almost fell off my chair laughing so hard at the 1st pic.... carpet oval racer???? How'd that do at the VONATs? :lol: :lol: :lol:
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Post by Brandon G »

I mostly got a kick out of the WING on the back. It must give like 20lbs of rear downforce...

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This looked like a really cool race. I hope it continues and I can go some time. :mrgreen:

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Post by dell »

great pics. seeing all of the cars brings back some good memories. 8)

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