Northwest Control-Line Racing
This page is for information about Northwest control-line model racing and links to racing-oriented web sites.
Your contributions of articles, photos and links for the Flying Lines web site are welcome. Contact the editor.
New! Read NCLRA Torque Roll newsletter 147
New! Hot laps on a cold day: 2019 Portland Sport/Clown racing contest See article
New! 2019 Fall Follies racing report See article
New! Read NCLRA Torque Roll newsletter 145
New! First-ever A Day at the Races contest report See article
Salem Summer Tune-Up Racing results and photos See article
Read NCLRA Torque Roll newsletter No. 144
2019 Northwest Regionals report and photos See article
2019 Racing season opens with a damp Jim Walker Memorial See article
Read NCLRA Torque Roll newsletter No. 143
Approved! Rule change requires 60-foot lines in Fast Clown Race See article in Northwest Rules section
Approved! Four engines added to the Northwest Sport Race list See article in Northwest Rules section
Read NCLRA Torque Roll newsletter No. 142
Portland Northwest Sport Race contest report See article
Racing at the 2018 Fall Follies See article
2018 Northwest Regionals report and photos See article
Racing at the 2018 Jim Walker Memorial See article
The ASP .25 for Northwest Sport Race See article
Approved! Two rules changes take effect in 2018 for Northwest Sport Race: ASP .25 added to the engine list and shutoffs legalized See article
<< Strong turnout for 2017 Portland Northwest Sport Race contest See article
A primer for beginners in the Northwest: see Racing made easy, in the Fast Laps column
Weather clears for 2016 Delta Park Northwest Sport Race See article
2014 Northwest Speed & Racing results See article
Rules change allows O.S. LA .25 engine in Northwest Sport Race See article in Northwest Rules section
Racing returns to Northwest fall scene at Salem Speed and Racing contest See article
Ken finishes his Geezer Clown! See article
Geezer Clown Race: Give it a try! See How To article
The 345-lap record-setting Flying Clown racer See article >>
<< The new Phantom Racing concept See article
Major changes in AMA racing rules See Round & Round January column
Muffling the Fox .35 for Northwest Sport Race By Paul Gibeault
Building a Flying Clown Racer Tank By Todd Ryan
Fast Laps, by John Thompson
For information on control-line racing in the United States, see the special interest group National Control Line Racing Association web site. NCLRA is the racing special interest group recognized by the Academy of Model Aeronautics. The website includes digital issues of the excellent newsletter Torque Roll.
Your District XI representative on the Academy of Model Aeronautics Racing Contest Board is John Thompson.
For discussion of national racing matters, see the Delphi Racing Forum.
B-Team racers are the glamour girls of control-line racing -- vintage airplanes dressed up in fancy paint as well as tuned for going fast. Here are several views of some contemporary B-Team racers. Dave Shrum photos.
This page was upated Dec. 8, 2019