Axis RC Presents the 2016 5th Scale Midwest Classic

By: Tim Gluth

Taking large-scale, off-road racing to the extreme, September 15th - 18th.

If your R/C dreams are as big as the vehicles you wheel, the upcoming 2016 1/5 Scale Midwest Classic should be an event you won't want to miss. Taking place September 15 -18 at Deadend Raceway in Blairsburg, IA, this weekend of racing will feature both off-road and dirt oval racing.

Six vehicle classes will be represented:


  • 2-Wheel Drive Buggy
  • 2-Wheel Drive Truck
  • 4-Wheel Drive Truck
  • Sprint Car
  • Late Model
  • Modified

The entry price is $50 and will grant you unlimited class entries. This year's 5th-scale Midwest Classic is presented by Axis RC, a Wisconsin-based manufacturer of large-scale R/C tools and upgrade components.

If you're interested in attending this event, either as a spectator or a participant, you can learn more at the Deadend Raceway Facebook page.

Image credit: Deadend Raceway

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