Minnesota Attractions

Minnesota Nitro Series

Watch exciting Remote controlled cars, both electric and Gas powered at the Nitro

Minnesota nitro racing Technology is the best thing that has ever happened in the world. As time cruises by technology keeps on advancing. It is because of technology that people manage to communicate across the globe turning the world into a global village.

These days, phones having tracking devices that tell your exact location while using the gadget. It is this advancement in technology that has seen the production of the radio controlled cars. These cars are powered by different sources of energy.

There are the electric cars that are powered by electric motors and lithium polymer cells and the fuel-powered cars that use glow plug engines. The fuel-powered radio controlled cars are referred to nitro cars and it is the competition of these nitro cars on the special tracks that is referred to as nitro series.

In Minnesota there are various nitro series tracks that are used throughout the racing season. The Motodome track in Staples, Minnesota, is one of the nitro racing tracks in the state. The track measures 125 feet by 100 feet and its soil type is clay soil. There is sufficient camping ground areas where you can set up your tents.

Full Throttle Raceway is another of the nitro racing tracks in Minnesota. It is located in Foley and is larger than the Motodome track. It measures 150 feet by 200 feet has packed black dirt. It also has more than enough space for setting up tents.

There is the Loosenuts Raceway that is situated in North Branch, Minnesota. It measures 150 feet by 100 feet and is made of clay soil. It has limited camping space hence it is on first come first serve basis. The Lake Superior Radio Controlled Car Club is also made of clay soil and measures 150 feet by 100 feet. You can locate it in the city of Duluth. The other tracks include; Fisk Hobby Farm in Oak Grove, Teas Hobby Shop in Rochester among others.

There are rules and regulations that govern the smooth running of the racing game. While a participant is on the drivers stand, he should be courteous to other drivers by allowing sufficient space and ensuring a clear view of the track. If one of the participants cars breaks down then he should alert the marshal as soon as possible.

After competing in a race one is expected to marshal the next race or make the necessary arrangements if he has a back to back racing. One is not supposed to neglect any car that is stuck but take a look at it so as to ensure there are no breakages. Incase of any runaway car that is on full throttle; press it down while covering the stinger. Gloves and closed shoes are the best for the participants to avoid any form of accidents. If the radio develops any faults then sign language is recommended.

Reversing in the pits is not allowed and should remove the car from pit lane for services while on a pit stop and remember to turn off your radio unless it is being checked for any defaults. These are some of the rule that one needs to understand properly before embarking on nitro racing. Otherwise get to the nitro racing tracks and enjoy the fun. There are also classes for the beginners so do not worry too much about how you would go about with the races. Remember to bring your family along as the fun is too much to bear alone and you never know they might be your only supporters among the spectators. After the races you can camp on site if you have a tent as there are on-site camping areas in some of the racing facilities.

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