Tag: Robson Ranch RC Club

Why do grown men (and women) play with toy cars?

Butch Spiller Come by the Robson Ranch RC Park on Tuesday and Thursday morning and find out that: The RC Cars are very similar to real cars. They have motors driven by rechargeable batteries. They have transmissions, differentials, adjustable suspension and many other components of your family car. They can go up to speeds of…

Robson Ranch RC Club prepares for membership drive

Butch Spiller The Robson Ranch RC Club has become one of the fastest growing clubs at Robson Ranch. The club is looking forward to the coming winter season to expand its membership by making additions to the Robson Ranch RC Park to accommodate its growing membership. The club recently enlarged the size of one of…

Robson Ranch RC Club expands facilities

  Butch Spiller Due to growing membership, the Robson Ranch RC Club has expanded its facilities to accommodate many new members taking part in RC car racing. The club maintains two car tracks at the Robson Ranch RC Park. One track was expanded from 70 feet to 120 feet and elevated driver’s areas were added.…

Robson Ranch RC Club Awards Dinner

  Butch Spiller The RC Club issued awards to the top RC Car racers for the winter season at an awards dinner held on March 29. The award winners were as follows: Novice Division First Place, Ron Schroer; Second, Gary Beack and Third, Dave Handlen Intermediate Division First Place, Doug Gorden; Second, Mark McCollum and…

RC Club Sunday in the Park, Hawaiian style

  Butch Spiller The Robson Ranch RC Club held their monthly Sunday In The Park event on February 25 with a Hawaiian theme. With flower arrangements, decorations, appetizers, and Hawiian music, about 50 club members attended. Many brought along their favorite RC cars and planes. All had a great time. “The club is like a…

Robson Ranch RC Club holds Air Combat event

  Butch Spiller The Robson Ranch RC Club held an “air combat” event on Tuesday, March 6 for the benefit of Robson residents. Over 50 vehicles (cars and golf carts) filled the parking lot of the Robson Ranch RC Park as residents arrived to view the event and watch the RC Car races. RC Planes…

Thursday is race day!

  Butch Spiller Many Robson residents take advantage of enjoying the RC Car Races held every Thursday morning by the Robson Ranch RC Club. For those who have not attended, here are some details on what you are missing. Time and Location The races are held every Thursday morning at 10:00 a.m. during the winter…

Robson Ranch RC Club holds open house

  Butch Spiller On Saturday, January 6, the Robson Ranch RC Club held an open house for the benefit of the Eloy Junior High School Aviation Program which the club sponsors. The event was held at the Robson Ranch RC Park. Over 100 guests attended the event which featured RC flying demonstrations and RC car…

Robson Ranch RC Club “Sunday at the Park”

Butch Spiller Now that the cooler weather has come to Arizona the Robson Ranch RC Club has resumed its “Sunday at the Park” events. The first was held Sunday, November 5, and was attended by over 50 members. The event gives club members an opportunity to get together with spouses and friends on a Sunday…