Name: Gene Hickerson Country: USA Age:43 Link:Experience: I bought my first car in 1985 - a Tamiya Hornet. I started racing in 1987 and have not stopped. I have won 2 Nationals and many regional events, but the 2002 IFMAR Worlds was my biggest achievement - I finished 13th, just missing the Final. I opened a hobby shop and track in 2005 and have worked full time in the industry ever since, trying to help others succeed in this great sport. Introduction: I am currently sponsored by SOAR Racing USA, Dialed-RC Hobbies, James Racing, NitroPro Fuel, EZ Customs, Thunder Innovation, Hitec, 6MIK, and Trinity.