The Results Are In: 2016 Readers’ Choice Awards

We already made our picks for the top car, truck, and innovation of the year back in our May issue with the Editors’ Choice Awards. Now it’s your turn! Every year since 1996, we’ve collected your votes for the top cars, trucks, gear, innovation, and driver in RC. It’s time to reveal who won the [...]

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Flashback: First-Ever IFMAR Off-Road Worlds [1985 VIDEO]

“RC racing has changed a lot in 30 years” is an understatement to say the least. For proof, take a look at the A-Main action from the first-ever IFMAR OFF-Road World Championship in 1985, held at the legendary Ranch Pit Stop in Del Mar, CA. That track could be someone’s backyard course by today’s standards, [...]

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Traxxas Is About To Announce a New Catamaran [NRHSA SNEAK PEEK]

The NRHSA show is happening right now in Vegas (it’s dealers-only, don’t get too excited), and Traxxas is showing off this new catamaran design. We’ll get you the details ASAP, and we should see a full press release tomorrow. In the meantime, we’re guessing it’s got the same power system as the Spartan and an ABS hull, with [...]

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Carisma M40S Volkswagen Golf 24 With ESS-One Sound System [VIDEO]

From Carisma: Watch this Carisma drifter power through the curves with the realistic sound of the ESS-One Sound system! Visit Carisma-Shop.com See more posts about Carisma

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Interview: Joe Pillars Talks About Sponsorship and the Duties of a Team Manager

Sponsorship is a huge part of racing, and one person who is deeply involved with Team Management is Joe Pillars. Most might assume that all that’s needed is to show up and do well and people will start sending stuff, but that’s only part of the equation. Sponsorship is part of manufacturers’ marketing plan and [...]

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Lonestar Challenge: HB/HPI Racing’s Tessmann Wins Pro Buggy

Everything in Texas is big right? Well the 3rd annual Lonestar Challenge was held at Thornhill Racing Circuit in Hutto, Texas over the weekend of April 23-24 and some of the big named drivers from across the continent were in attendance. Racing was fast and challenging on the same facility that will be hosting the [...]

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Savox Signs Ex-Airtronics Drivers Cavalieri and Caster

Recently it was announced that the Airtronics brand would be discontinued by parent company Sanwa, leaving many sponsored drivers in limbo. Yes, some of the Airtronics products will be rebadged and sold under the Sanwa label, but agreements between drivers and the Japanese company would have to go through new negotiations. It was only a [...]

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Team Associated’s B6 Takes The Win In Euro Off-Road Series Debut

Last week we reported that Team Associated surprised many by debuting two new buggies, the new B6 and B6D (click here to see our initial story). The B6 is a purpose-built buggy specifically designed for extremely high-bite surfaces like Astro-Turf or carpet (yes, they are different), while the B6D is focused on dirt and lower-bite [...]

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