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Posted Sep-29-11 at 3:31 PM By jphadmin

What's going on in our area in October?

October 2nd:  The Ground Pounder Club will be hosting an R/C Race in Rohnert Park.  The location will be the Driven Raceway parking lot.  (The race is this Sunday.)  Asphalt oval and road course racing, for electric and nitro.  Featured Classes are Foam Tire F1 and 17.5 Oval (with a 125 lap main event!)
October 9th:  Another Side Street Speed Meet will be held in Santa Rosa.  Come out and see how fast your r/c car can go!  During the last Speed Meet, cars were hitting the mid 90's and even 100mph! 
October 9th:  The 101 Off-road R/C Track and Club will be hosting races for 1/10 and 1/8 scale (nitro and electric).
October 15th:  Hobbytown Petaluma will be hosting a parking lot race.  Electric and Nitro.
October 16th:  The Wine Country Flyers will be hosting Pylon Racing.  Only two more events for the 2011 season and both classes have ties for 1st place!  Spectators are free and welcome.  Come up and enjoy some air racing.
October 23rd:  The 101 Off-road R/C Track and Club will be hosting races for 1/5 scale(buggy and truck).
October 29th:  The Ground Pounder Club will be hosting their annual Halloween R/C Race in Santa Rosa!  The location will be Water Agency parking lot.  Asphalt oval and road course racing, for electric and nitro.  Featured Class is the Figure 8 Race! 
What's going on around the shop?
With the great flying weather, select R/C airplanes are still on sale.  Don't miss out on the great deals on kits, ARFs and  RTFs from Thunder Tiger (pylon racer P-51s, $69.99 and $89.99!), SebArt (49" Katana S $189.99!), Electrifly (Reactor $79.99!), E-Flite (P-51B  $199.99!), 3D Hobby Shop (47" Extra $139.99, 51" AJ Slick $199.99!) and MORE!!
We're getting in more cool parts for the Axial Wraiths.  STRC has a great line up of goodies that we now have in stock.
Team Losi has announced their new 1/5th scale truck, which will be 4WD!  We're looking forward to getting these, coming soon.


Posted Sep-13-11 at 6:29 PM By jphadmin

What's new around the JPH web?
Check out:  http://www.jphracing.com/Sept_11th__2011_WCF_Pylon_Report.cfm  for a report on the September pylon racing!
I'm sure you have heard about this new social network, FaceBook?  Well, Jake's Performance Hobbies is on there!  We post all kinds of cool (and not so cool) things about local events, new products, things that happen around the shop, etc ....  Search out Jake's Performance Hobbies, or just click here:  https://www.facebook.com/JakesPerformanceHobbies  Please be sure to hit the like button!  This is important if you want to be in the know.
Upcoming Local R/C Events:
September 17th:  The NBRCC Club is coming out swinging for 2011.  This will be their first rock crawler comp of the new series, and it's LOCAL!  Check them out "Under the 101".  http://www.rccrawler.com/forum/showthread.php?t=335506  Show up to watch, show up to run, just show up and support local r/c rock crawling!
September 18th:  Racing with the 101 Off-Road Track and Club.  1/10 and 1/8 scale.  This is your chance electric and nitro guys, get out there and support the track!!

September 20th:  Separate meetings will be held for the Ground Pounder Club and the Wine Country Flyers Club.
September 25th:  Speed Runs in Santa Rosa!  Get those speed demon r/c cars and trucks ready!  Find out how fast your rig really is.
September 25th:  The Larry Frank Scale Fly In at the WC Flyers field.  Lots of cool scale r/c planes will be on hand.
What's new around Jake's Performance Hobbies:
Multiplex Dogfighter airplane kits
Team Losi XXX-SCT Race Rollers
Parkzone Spitfire BNF's and PNP's
Traxxas Lipo Batteries
E-Flite Cessna 150 Aerobat ARF
and more ....