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Ryan Maifield and Neil Cragg Tied Atop Reedy Race Standings After Two Rounds

Aside from the Open divisions of 2WD and 4WD buggy racers who had to rely on a lottery system to get into the traditional qualifying and main event portion of the event, the highlight of the Reedy International Race of Champions is the Invitational class. Thirty of the best racers on the planet compete heads-up [...]

Jan 24, 2014 Comments
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We Drive It First! Team Associated RC10B5 and B5M

Armed with four cars, each painted as a replica of four of their biggest stars, Team Associated invited RC Car Action’s Aaron Waldron and Joel Navarro to SDRC Raceway in San Diego, CA for an exclusive opportunity to drive AE’s first new 2WD buggies in over a decade! Accompanied by B5 project engineers Bob Stellflue [...]

Jan 23, 2014 Comments
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FAST LAPS: Mike Truhe Leaves TLR for Serpent, and Ryan Maifield Cleans Up in Ohio

Welcome to Fast Laps, the new online weekly racing column here at Each Monday I’ll discuss what’s going on in the world of RC competition, whether it’s reflecting on the previous weekend’s big event, talking about the state of the industry, or commenting on breaking news. We’re just a few days away from the [...]

Jan 20, 2014 Comments
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Step-by-Step: Telemetry Setup for the Airtronics MT-4

Thanks to advancements in battery, motor and small engine technologies, RC vehicles are more powerful than ever. But going fast comes with a price. Cars and trucks are now pushed to extreme limits, and the consequences of running an engine too hot or draining a battery a bit too far can be devastating. To help [...]

Jan 03, 2014 Comments
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BIG NEWS – Team Associated Teases New B5 Buggy!

An animated banner near the top of Team Associated’s website appeared this morning, scrolling the vague headline “Making the best better.” The animation shows what looks like the inside of a warehouse building labeled “Area 51,” which is what Team Associated calls its Research and Development team at AE headquarters. What could they be hiding? [...]

Dec 23, 2013 Comments
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New RC Land Speed Record – Nic Case hits 184 MPH!

Faster than a speeding bullet…actually, it IS a speeding bullet! Powered by more brushless and LiPo horsepower than what’s probably in your entire collection of RC cars put together, Nic Case drove the latest version of his record-breaking streamliner to 184 mph, inching closer to the magical mark of 200 mph, and captured the whole [...]

Dec 05, 2013 Comments
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Airtronics Jumps Into the Speed Control World With New Super Vortex Zero!

Airtronics is no stranger to making speed controls, but the Super Vortex Zero and Sanwa Synchronized Link (SSL) bring more than just a cool video game-sounding name to the table: not only does the new unit boast an incredible list of specs and features, but it has a new trick, too: when hooked up to [...]

Nov 25, 2013 Comments
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Horizon Hobby and Troy Lee Designs Announce New Partnership

Hot on the heels of the news surrounding Losi’s new Desert Buggy XL, Horizon Hobby and Troy Lee Designs, two long-established icons within and beyond their respective industries, announced a unique and interesting multi-year partnership today. The collaborative effort between TLD and Horizon will not only lead to TLD-branded radio controlled vehicles, but a new [...]

Nov 22, 2013 Comments
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