Justin Zaugg opened up Race Em R/C in
"My biggest pet peeve is seeing a kid sit in front of a computer or TV screen for 12 hours a day," said Zaugg, "our thought was why not have them come outside and give them a real life video game only outside interacting with other kids being around good people."
Zaugg said his love for R/C truck racing started back when
he was eight-years-old.
"My mom actually bought me my first r/c truck for Christmas and ever since then it's been like I'd go take a shovel try to build a ramp and jump it as far as I could." Zaug said, "It's just been ever since growing."
actually going to
The goal is to raise $5 thousand for both the Ronald McDonald House and Memphis Grizzlies House which both cater to families who have extended hospital visits. If you want donate to the Race Em R/C race for St. Jude House Charities, click here.
"Really it's something I mean, all us Americans should really do in my eyes, you know we were always raised on it's better to give than to receive and I was really raised on that," Zaugg said.
Race Em R/C allows members of any skill level. Zaugg even said that soon rental R/C trucks will be available.