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Radio controlled (or R/C) cars are self-powered model cars or trucks that can be controlled from a distance using a specialized transmitter. The term "R/C" has been used to mean both "remote controlled" and "radio controlled", where "remote controlled" includes vehicles that are connected to their controller by a wire, but common use of "R/C" today usually refers to vehicles controlled by a radio-frequency link. This article focuses on radio-controlled vehicles only.

Cars are powered by various sources. Electric models are powered by small but powerful electric motors and rechargeable nickel-cadmium, nickel metal hydride, or lithium polymer cells. There are also brushed or brushless electric motors. Most fuel-powered models use glow plug engines, small internal combustion engines fueled by a special mixture of nitromethane, methanol, and oil (in most cases a blend of castor oil and synthetic oil). These are referred to as "nitro" cars. Recently, exceptionally large models have been introduced that are powered by small gasoline engines, similar to string trimmer motors, which use a mix of oil and gasoline. Electric cars are generally considered easier for the novice to work with compared to fuel-driven models, but can be equally as complex at the higher budget and skill levels.

In both of these categories, both on-road and off-road vehicles are available. Off-road models, which are built with fully functional off-road suspensions, and a wide tire selection, can be used on various types of terrain. On-road cars, with a much less robust suspension, are strictly limited to smooth, paved surfaces. In the past decade, advances in "on-road" vehicles have made their suspension as adjustable as many full scale race cars, today.

RC Racing is staged on tracks designed to scale, and use very similar technology to standard race cars for timing and scoring.  This has driven a cult-like group known as the RC Racer.

 
Date Title Venue City State/Province Type
Jan 24 '15 - Jan 24 '15
RC Series Banquet Atrium | Banquet and Conference Centre Burlington Ontario RC Racing
Feb 14 '15 - Feb 15 '15
Air Race Arena Showdown The Regional Equine & Agricultural Centre of Huron Clinton Ontario RC Racing
Mar 14 '15 - Mar 14 '15
International Drone Day The Regional Equine & Agricultural Centre of Huron Clinton Ontario RC Racing
Apr 09 '15 - Apr 12 '15
Canadian Indoor Off-Road Shoot Out Tillsonburg Indoor MX Tillsonburg Ontario RC Racing
Apr 16 '15 - Apr 19 '15
10:00AM - 6:00PM
Canadian Fifth Scale SUPERCROSS Nationals Tillsonburg Indoor MX Tillsonburg Ontario RC Racing
May 03 '15 - May 03 '15
2015 OFSOC Race #1 Ohsweken Speedway Ohsweken Ontario RC Racing
May 24 '15 - May 24 '15
2015 OFSOC Race #2 Walton Raceway Walton Ontario RC Racing
Jun 07 '15 - Jun 07 '15
2015 OFSOC Race #3 RC Acres Hamilton Ontario RC Racing
Jun 20 '15 - Jun 20 '15
2015 OFSOC Race #4 RC Acres Hamilton Ontario RC Racing
Jul 05 '15 - Jul 05 '15
2015 OFSOC Non-Points Race RC Acres Hamilton Ontario RC Racing
Jul 17 '15 - Jul 19 '15
Canadian 5ifth Scale Nationals Walton Raceway Walton Ontario RC Racing
Aug 09 '15 - Aug 09 '15
2015 OFSOC Race #5 RC Acres Hamilton Ontario RC Racing
Aug 21 '15 - Aug 23 '15
Fatshark FPV Race Bygone Days Heritage Village Collingwood Ontario RC Racing
Sep 06 '15 - Sep 06 '15
2015 OFSOC Race #7 RC Acres Hamilton Ontario RC Racing
Sep 26 '15 - Sep 26 '15
Fifth Scale des Nations Ohsweken Speedway Ohsweken Ontario RC Racing
Sep 27 '15 - Sep 27 '15
Fifth Scale des Nations RC Acres Hamilton Ontario RC Racing