Successful RC Car Racing Preparation
RC car racing is the most thrilling part of the radio-controlled car world. RC car racing brings excitement whether you’re driving against the kid next door or competitively on an off-road track.
When you race competitively, there are some steps you can take to prepare for the race to help you win. First, you need to select your RC car racing tires wisely. The tires you choose must be matched to the surface you will be doing the RC car racing on. Do some research on the types of tires that your competitors and the better racers use. There are so many options for tires and inserts that the right combination can be difficult to perfect. Additionally, new gadgets come on the market often – stay away for now. Stay with the tires and inserts that work for you and let your competitors try the new tires first.
If you are not able to find out what other racers are using, there are some guidelines you can follow to select your tires. If you are racing on asphalt with foam tires, purple-compound tires on all corners work nicely. If you are racing on carpet with foam tires, try using plaid compound up front and use the purple compound on the back tires.
Psychology also plays a role in a successful race. For example, it is good practice to arrive at the track early. By doing so, it shows your fellow racers that you’re serious and are willing to work hard in order to win. Some people make it a habit of being first at the race track and arriving before the gates open. When you are early, you have plenty of time to set up your pit area. You can also charge your batteries for practice and tie up any loose ends before beginning your practice runs. As well, help set up the track if they need it. The faster they can put up the track, the faster you can get to practicing. When you arrive late, it penalizes you because you will not get as much practice time. It will affect your familiarity with the track. Let arriving late be your competitor’s problem. Take any advantage you can get