Posted on May 26, 2015
RC racing has been an incredibly popular activity since its creation, and has only continued to grow over the last several years. With the advancement of technology and the push for growth by those involved in the industry, RC racing has become a full career possibility for the best racers in the world, giving anyone an exciting opportunity to make a living off of their favorite hobby. While it isn't incredibly realistic for anyone to make it big and become the top racer in the world, it can be done with the right amount work and passion. If you think you can take your hobby to the next level and make a legitimate living off it, here are some helpful tips to get you on your way.
While some people simply participate in RC racing as a weekend hobby, there are a select few who are able to dedicate their lives to it and make a living off competition. If you are wanting to get into the racing profession however, there are several things you should be aware of before getting your feet wet in the circuit.
Many people think the life of a pro racer consists of jetting around the world, getting paid big bucks for simply making appearance feels, and have sponsors constantly approaching you with their new products. While this may be the case for a small group of top tier racers, the truth of the matter is that many of these racers also work other jobs outside of the RC racing profession. If you are not one of the top drivers in the world, it can be difficult to make a living simply off of your RC racing.
While there may be some negatives and downsides to the RC racing world if you are not the top dog, there are many benefits if you are a skilled driver and are producing impressive results. As a top of the line driver who can compete for high level championships against other great drivers, you will have unprecedented access to the best equipment and facilities. Contrary to popular belief, RC racers do have fans and a following, so you will have people asking for autographs and photos. If you can reach the pinnacle of RC racing, all will come in due time.
Making a comfortable living in the RC racing world is certainly no easy task, but it can be done. If you think you have the drive and passion, it will take hours and hours of practice and refining your skills. So, do you have what it takes to be the next big name in RC racing?