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2012 IFMAR World Championships – Qualifying Rounds One and Two

In Q1, Robert Batlle picked up where he left off at the Worlds Warm-Up in September and drove to the front of an antsy qualifying heat “A.”  The Spaniard out-dueled youngsters Dakotah Phend, Elliott Boots and Ty Tessmann to take the heat and the overall fast time from Q1. Elsewhere, the Czech Republic’s Martin Bayer [...]

Dec 05, 2012 Comments
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2012 IFMAR 1/8 Off-Road World Championships – Final recap of practice!

It was 751 days ago that Cody King, the young American who races for Kyosho and Orion, crossed the finish line to win his first IFMAR World Championship in what has become the elite class in radio control racing. And after the completion of Monday’s final practice, we are just hours away from the official [...]

Dec 04, 2012 Comments
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INTERVIEW: TLR’s Mike Truhe – Why he’s not at the Worlds!

The first day of controlled practice is over at the 2012 IFMAR 1/8-Scale Off Road World Championships in Buenos Aires, Argentina, and one name missing from the time sheets is the 2008 ROAR National Champion in the class, Mike Truhe. The Team Losi Racing driver came within 1.5 seconds of winning the title at the [...]

Dec 03, 2012 Comments
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2012 IFMAR 1/8-Scale Off Road World Championships are almost here!

We’re just days away from the official start of the IFMAR World Championships for 1/8-scale nitro off-road buggy, which has grown to be one of the most competitive classes on an international scale. Every two years, the fastest nitro off-road buggy racers in the world convene in a different continent to compete for the most [...]

Nov 30, 2012 Comments
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RC Cyber Monday Sale – E-Gift Cards

I know, I know – giving a gift card is as impersonal as an ugly sweater; there’s no guarantee the recipient won’t just forget about it in the back of the closet. An E-Gift Card to the AirAge Store, on the other hand, is worth its pixelated digital weight in gold. An E-Gift card to [...]

Nov 26, 2012 Comments
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RC Black Friday Sale – Don’t Short Yourself This Holiday Season

Need some shopping advice? Spring for the RC Car Action seasonal quartet of Short Course specials, which are packed with the hottest products and latest info surrounding the most exciting segment of radio control. The cover of our upcoming Winter issue is graced with the incredible Team Associated SC10B RS, an entertaining RTR that combines [...]

Nov 20, 2012 Comments
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A Few of My Favorite Things

After filling up Stephen’s TLR 8IGHT 2.0 before the start of the 15-minute main at another Tuesday night club race, I stole a few minutes to stuff my face full of Thai food from the local eatery (pad see ew with chicken – I’m a creature of habit) before his pit stop near the halfway [...]

Nov 13, 2012 Comments
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Pro-Line Celebrates Its 30th Anniversary

This year marked Pro-Line’s 30th in the RC industry, a phenomenal achievement that the brand celebrated throughout the month of October by giving away official photo bodies and gift certificates (along with a special two-day sale a few weeks ago). On October 25, Pro-Line invited a small group of industry partners and friends for a [...]

Oct 31, 2012 Comments
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