Watch NASCAR’s Brad Keselowski Wheel a Tamiya Freightliner

Check out this video of NASCAR racer Brad Keselowski and his race-hauler driver “Bama” as they go toe to toe with a couple of Tamiya Freightliner Cascadia Evolution tractor trucks. The racing action is obviously staged for the “Hauler Challenge” promo that the clip is supporting, but it’s still pretty cool to see the Tamiya rigs [...]

Oct 21, 2014 Comments by
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Mike Monrad’s Traxxas Stampede VXL & Bolink Legends

This week’s Reader’s Ride (make that Rides) come to us from Mike Monrad of St. Petersburg, FL. The Traxxas Stampede VXL wears a bunch of RPM upgrades including a wide front bumper and “low-visibility” wheelie bar, while the body is a JConcepts Gatecrasher that Mike sprayed himself. Looks great, just like his Bolink Lengends. Bolink is [...]

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We Need More Solid Axle Monster Trucks!

I think it’s safe to say that most people love full-size monster trucks; they are larger than life and are full of destruction and who doesn’t like destruction. For me it’s all about the look of the truck and how it works; watching the suspension links moving, the shocks compressing, hearing that engine roar and [...]

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Sponsorship, Racing and Keeping It Real

If you follow RC racing, you probably heard about AKA’s dismissal of Martin Bayer from their roster of sponsored drivers after the IFMAR Worlds in Messina, Italy. Bayer was dismissed after he chose to run Pro-Line tires instead of AKA rubber in the final Main, where he finished fifth. We won’t get into the nitty-gritty [...]

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This Vaughn Gittin F-150 Jump / Drift Truck Needs to Be RC

We’ll be happy if anyone makes it, but since HPI currently has the lock on Vaughn Gittin licensed models, they’re the logical choice. As spotted at Jalopnik, the truck is clearly badass but details on the machine are light. There’s a quote from Vaughn offering his enthusiasm for the project but not much else. “I love [...]

Oct 17, 2014 Comments by
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See It First: Pro-Line’s VW Baja Bug for the Axial Yeti, New Blockade MT Tires

Pro-Line is quick on the draw with a new look for the Axial Yeti. The VW Baja Bug is the latest in Pro-Line’s lineup of off-road vee-dubs, and fits directly over the Yeti’s stock cage. The body arrives clear with overspray film, window masks, and decals (as always). Lightbar sold separately, you know you want [...]

Oct 15, 2014 Comments by
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15 Great Tips You Need to Know

We’re always on the lookout for new Pit Tips, be sure to send us yours! To share your ideas with us, just email PitTips@airage.com. Be sure to include your name, city and state so we can credit you in the mag if we use your tip. If we choose your idea as our Top Tip, [...]

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2014 IFMAR Touring and 1/12 Worlds: Naoto Matsukura and Marc Rheinard Take Titles with Yokomo & CRC

The 2014 IFMAR Electric On-Road World Championships wrapped up this weekend with 1/12 scale pan cars racing on carpet in the Minnreg R/C Club in Largo earlier in the week and then touring cars on the outdoor asphalt track of Full Throttle Raceway in Kissimmee later on. Naoto Matsukura showed his flexibility and talent by piloting [...]

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