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Divine Heresy Guitarist Races Remote Control Cars for Kicks

When it’s time for a little male bonding, some musicians go to a strip club, casino or pool hall. While Divine Heresy guitarist Dino Cazares and drummer Tim Yeung don’t rule out those activities, but they also connect at remote control car racing tournaments.

“It’s fun and I’ve been doing it since I was a kid,” Cazares tells Noisecreep. “Tony Campos from Static-X races, too, and so does Wayne Static, sometimes.”

Racing toy cars around a track might seem like lighthearted entertainment, but Cazares and his friends take their racing pretty seriously. “We go all over California and take part in on-road and off-road races, and we race to win,” Cazares says. “Usually the winner gets a few hundred bucks or a free car, but the stakes can get really high. If you’re not into it, it’s bigger than you think. If I was super-professional, I would be endorsed and get paid $50,000 a year to race cars full time.”

While Yeung and Cazares both race model hot rods, Cazares also drives remote-control monster trucks and buggies he purchases from Team Associated. “I build the cars from kits, and I usually have the car bodies custom painted,” he says. “It’s really high-tech stuff.”

The guitarist pauses, laughs, then concludes, “But I guess it is kind of geeky in some ways.”

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