Summit Racing Equipment to Sponsor Pro and Sportsman Funny Car Classes at the Supers-Picks Pro Stock & Funny Car RC Driver During RCDRL Competition

Summit Racing Equipment is pleased to announce it involvement with the North Texas based “Radio Controlled Drag Racing League.” Summit Racing has picked up the Traxxas Funny Car remaining classes both in Pro and Sportsman and one title event later this year.
Summit Racing is also pleased to announce  it has chosen and will be the primary sponsor for veteran Pro Stock RC racer Robert St. Pierre.  The Denton, Texas-based driver will be at the controls of his Summit Racing Rudis Motorsports ’64 Dodge 440 during the BIG GO of RC Drag Racing.
St. Pierre will make his Summit Racing debut at the 2018 ROCKSTAR POWDER COAT US SUPER NATIONALS at the Texas Motor Speedway June 22nd-24th. He will also compete and represent Summit Racing at the Summit Racing Equipment RC Fall Nationals October 13, 2018, during the RCDRL Countdown to the Championship Playoffs. We hope in 2019, Summit Racing Equipment extends their offer for a full season. Congratulations Robert!
Summit Racing will also field a Traxxas Funny Car. A driver will be chosen and announced soon.

Episode #43 of the RCDRL Podcast Show

In this episode of the RCDRL Podcast Show, hosts Heather Bowman and Michael Mercadel discuss the Shipman Snack Service Nationals, the Mothers Day bonus race, and the delayed Cinco de Mayo Nationals. They also welcome the newest Young Gunner winner Colby Taylor and RCDRL official Jeff Chambers to the studio for a Q & A session. Mix in some Rockstar Powder Coat US Super Nationals talk and some important tech tips and we are on our way to episode #43! So sit back relax and enjoy today’s show!

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The Little Rascals Spring Nationals May 26th, 2018 at the Texas Motor Speedway

Just days away, the Little Rascals Spring Nationals presented by Vaughn M. LeoRalph Tocco and the RCDRL Texas bunch, at the Texas Motor Speedway in the dirt track pit lot right behind the TMS LED display sign facing the I35W.

“The Little Rascals Spring Nationals” is the first of its kind honoring our young ones. Join us as we celebrate our youth of today and the future of tomorrow during the RCDRL Texas point’s race #6 of the 2018 season here at the Texas Motor Speedway in Fort Worth!

The Little Rascals Nationals promises to be a Fast, Furious, Family, Fun time like no other! With special prizes and give-a-ways like a new Traxxas Funny Car, 2 mountain bike “Gift Card” (one boy, and one girl’s bike), and few other cool prizes. This event will be one to invite your family, friends, and co-workers too!

All kids participating will receive a free ticket for the bike “Gift Card” drawing. Young Gunner members who bring a friend and are entered into the races will get an additional ticket “PLUS” the friend will get a ticket as well.

Age 13 might be the cut off for Young Gunners, but we are celebrating all our youth 17 years and younger at “The Little Rascals Nationals” May 26th, 2018!

RCDRL LoneStar RC Dragway are Pleased to Welcome the Denton Tattoo Co. and Rudis Motorsports

The RCDRL and LoneStar RC Dragway are pleased to welcome the Denton Tattoo Company and Rudis Motorsports to its family of track sponsors and partners. The strip’s left lane will bear the Denton Tattoo Co. name, and the right lane will bear the Rudis Motorsports name. The public address announcements starting in June 2018 will refer to the right lane as the Rudis Motorsports lane and the left as the Denton Tattoo Co. lane.



“I am proud to announce our new partnership with sponsors Robert St Pierre with Denton Tattoo Co. and Tony Rudis with Rudis Motorsports. We look forward to promoting their business them both and maintaining good relationships with them throughout the 2019 season here at LoneStar RC Dragway.” – RCDRL President- Michael Mercadel.

Denton Tattoo Co. opened in 2006, they offer all kinds of piercing and have an artist for every style of tattoo, from traditional to realization and portraits!

Robert St Pierre – “Tattooing has allowed me to be myself and work anywhere in the world. Because art is a universal language it gives me to think outside the box on many different meanings of life and how precious life really is.”
We have 6 artists and do accept walk-ins and set appointments.

The Denton Tattoo Company
616 Fort Worth Dr
Denton, Texas, TX 76201
(940) 382-6175

Tony Rudis of Rudis Motorsports, officially started his business in June of 2016, after his son was born. While he stays busy as a husband and loving father of two, his love of RC started with his uncle when Tony was just 11 years old.

This home-based business in Wyckoff New Jersey has steadily been growing for the past 10 years. Rudis Motorsports specializes in electric RC cars and offers everything from rims and hubs, to chassis, motors, complete tuned up ready to race turn-key packages, and Rudis apparel.

Need some help with your RC car? Contact Tony Rudis at or via Facebook to help service your motor.

RCDRL Podcast Show Episode #42 with guest Carl Russell

The RCDRL Podcast Show host Michael Mercadel & Heather Bowman are geared up to bring you another entertaining and wacky show! They will cover updates to the Rockstar Powder Coat US Super Nationals and three RCDRL events including the Louisiana Spring Nationals, the Texas Garca Cafe Nationals, and the blistering COLD Allmark Impressions Thunder Nationals.

They hope to catch up with Carl Russel, one of three first time winners in the RCDRL from a full weekend of racing. These two promise to get you caught up on all the latest news and events happening around the league. So tighten up your car seat kids…Let’s GEAUX!

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RCDRL Pleased to Announce New Charity Partnership with Testicular Cancer Awareness Foundation

The Radio Controlled Drag Racing League is pleased to announce our new charity partnership with Testicular Cancer Awareness Foundation for the 2018 Rockstar Powder Coat US Super Nationals.

The RCDRL is collecting items that can be used in our raffle during the 6th Annual 2018 Rockstar Powder Coat US Super Nationals Friday, June 22nd – Sunday, June 24th.
Proceeds from the raffle will benefit Testicular Cancer Awareness Foundation

TCAF is a nonprofit compassionately dedicated in the fight against testicular cancer through awareness and outreach, promoting the importance of monthly self-exams for early detection, support and guidance to patients and families, providing a resource for the medical community, providing financial assistance to those in need and continuing to save lives.…/

2018 Rockstar Powder Coat US Nationals 50 Days Out!

With the start of qualifying for the 2018 Rockstar Powder Coat US Nationals just 50 days out, I wanted to welcome our first-time guest, and returning members to what is shaping up to be one of the best RC Drag Racing events in HISTORY! Out of towners like Roy AndersonJohn MullenTony Rudis, Mike Smith, Ken LupiRalph Tocco, Cisco Francisco Frontera, Martin Armstrong, Ed Stern and many, many more will descend upon North Texas and the Texas Motor Speedway for an EPIC RC Drag Racing event!
Big thanks to our title sponsor Chad & Stephania Howard of ROCKSTAR POWDERCOAT, and our early bird class sponsors…
1. NITRO TOP FUEL- John Mullen of J &S Racing
2. ELECTRIC TOP FUEL DRAGSTER- Ken Lupi of DragRace Concepts
3. ELECTRIC FUNNY CAR- Mike Smith of Mike Smith Racing Tires
4. ELECTRIC PRO MOD- Ed Stern of Ed Stern Plastics “ESP”
5. ELECTRIC PRO STOCK- Rudis Motorsports
6. YOUNG GUNNERS- HobbyTown USA- Hurst, Texas

Available Class Sponsorship

9. 1/4 SCALE Outlaw/INDEX-
10. 2.50 INDEX-

For information on sponsorship please click here:

You can find the full list of US Super Nationals classes and information at:

RCDRL Cinco De Mayo Nationals May 5th – New Orleans!

Saturday, May 5th, 2018, bring the whole family to the Esplanade Mall RC drag races! See the Fast Furious Family Fun of RC Drag Racing, talk to our volunteer staff about the Radio Controlled Drag Racing League, chat with the Pros, get tips and advice from our friendly RCDRL members.

Located at the Esplanade Mall in Kenner Louisiana between Target and the old Macys store, the Radio Controlled Drag Racing League ( will be hosting race #3 of 12 on the RCDRL Louisiana Points Championship Series.
All are welcomed to test their skills in this Fast Furious Family Fun environment! We welcome the young and the young at heart. Ladies that includes you too!

* Racing from about 9am – 4pm, RC Drag Racing is always FREE to watch!
Track Setup Starts at 7am. Come early, get a good spot, lend a hand and get the know the RCDRL crew first hand!

Free to Watch, Only $15 for your first class entry, $10 each additional class entry.


Top Fuel Dragster (3s)
Traxxas Pro Funny Car (3s)
Pro Mod (2s)
2WD Outlaw
4WD Outlaw
Quick 8 Bracket
All Run Bracket
2.50 Index
Young Gunners Bracket (13 years old & Younger)

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