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Don "Solo" Reitz | April 12th, 2009 | Forum, News

And The Winners Are…

The race is finally over and here are the prize winning entries:

Coming in first with a total of 163 votes, Turkguy19’s Red Fleet Racer:
turkguy19-red-fleet-racer

In second with 159 votes, Larry Lars’ Spinner Pod:
larry-lars-spinner-pod

And in third with 133 votes, Pepa Quin’s iPod Racer:
pepa-quin-ipod-racer

Check out the comments thread to see how the rest of the final entries placed and to congratulate all who participated.

Don "Solo" Reitz | April 11th, 2009 | Forum, MOC Spotlight, News, Site News

Final Lap

OK Bothans, the race is back on and the competitors are headed out on the track. The ranks are mixed up as they leave the chaotic pit lane, some got hit harder than others… but no one was immune. The more damage dealt, the farther back they start the final lap. Curious how the high and low ends of the rankings were the biggest targets, and that classy iPod Racer ended up as the most loathed by a single vote over the Desert Nomad. Meanwhile the G-pod, Exo Racer and Unspod had the lightest attacks… maybe these sleepers from the center of the pack are going to burst through to the front to take the win!

Here is the voting lineup for the final lap (but NOT the current rankings!):

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Make sure you stop by the final lap thread to get your votes in!

Don "Solo" Reitz | April 10th, 2009 | News

Second Lap Recap & Devious New Poll

Lap 2 is complete and the entries are headed to the pit lane before completing the race… so what better time to try and hinder your competition with some good natured sabotage? Stop by the special one day thread to cast your votes against your least favorite entries to take them down a notch and mix up the totals a bit!

Here’s the current standings for the lead racers:

second-lap-leaders

Don "Solo" Reitz | April 7th, 2009 | Forum, News

First Lap Recap

The race is going strong and the pods just completed the first lap…� Four of the more stylish pods are leading the pack, followed by an unlikely pirate racer that held it’s position while the rest jostled around him. The fierce looking Spearit made the biggest jump in the ranks, up 21 positions (and from the looks of it I’d guess he was ramming entries out of his way). The quad-engine pod made the second biggest advance seen in the first lap – maybe the risky configuration will pay off in the end! Rounding out the top eight is the crazy crossover Sparrow… no word on if Patsy managed to keep up.

first-lap-leaders

Stop by the second lap poll thread in the forum to see the rest of the rankings and cast your votes!

Don "Solo" Reitz | April 6th, 2009 | Forum, News, Site News

The Race Is On!

Yesterday the forum decided which of the nearly five dozen entries entries would be in the three part “race” set up to narrow the field down to the three best entries, and the first poll is up! Click here to see the starting lineup and make your selections if you’re a forum member. You get 5 votes this time – so make them count!
starting-grid

Don "Solo" Reitz | April 4th, 2009 | News

2009 Podracer Contest Entries

So the entries are in and the voting is going to start this weekend… only forum members are allowed to vote, and as such registrations will be locked down for a few days to make sure no one gets any clever ideas… But here they are: for you viewing pleasure, all 48 podracers! Click here to see them all: (more…)

Don "Solo" Reitz | March 31st, 2009 | Forum, Site News

2009 Podracer Challenge – Less Than 24 Hours Left!

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Just a reminder: all entries for the current building contest must be submited before midnight tonight (the evening of April 1st, Pacific Time) for them to quallfy. Click the pic to view the entry thread and submit yours if you have one ready. Good luck, and happy building everyone!

Don "Solo" Reitz | March 2nd, 2009 | News, Site News

Contest Announcement: 2009 Podracer Challenge!

2009 Podracer Challenge

It’s about time we had our first official contest on the new site right? This one has been in the works for a long time now so we’re very excited to launch it. The goal: build your own podracer – click here to read the full rules in our forums. First prize is an Anniversary Edition Vader’s Tie, Chrome Vader, and Chrome Threepio!