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ROAR Super Nationals Image Gallery

Check out all the images from the on-site coverage!

Aug 10, 2012 Comments
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ROAR Nationals 2012 Video footage

Check out the action from the ROAR Nationals!

Aug 10, 2012 Comments
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2012 Short Course Nationals Image Gallery

The weather at the 2012 Short Course is always a factor but this year it did little to stop action on the track. Here’s a little peek at what I like to call “The People’s National”

Aug 08, 2012 Comments
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2012 Lucas Oil Off Road Racing Series

RC Car Action contributing photographer Sean Earnest attended rounds 9 and 10 of the 2012 Lucas Oil Off Road Racing Series held at Glen Helen Raceway in San Bernadino, CA, where drivers sponsored by Team Losi Racing, Team Associated, and Traxxas competed in their respective divisions. One of the most famous off-road racing facilities in [...]

Aug 07, 2012 Comments
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Traxxas’ Courtney Force Wins Seattle

SEATTLE, WA — Courtney Force won in just her third final round appearance of her rookie year today at the 25th annual O’Reilly Auto Parts Northwest NHRA Nationals. The rookie driver defeated three Funny Car world champions – Cruz Pedregon, john Force and Matt Hagan – as well as veteran driver Bob Tasca III en [...]

Aug 06, 2012 Comments
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Pit Tips: Fluffed Foam [September 2012]

Tire foam inserts have a tendency to come out of the package with a crease in them. I have found that putting them in the dryer for a few minutes gets rid of the creases, and gets them back to their original shape. It also makes trimming them easier, too. Rob Langone ›› Clarksville, TN

Aug 01, 2012 Comments
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Pit Tips: Stuck Screw [September 2012]

When I have a socket-head screw that is stripped out, I take a rotary tool with a cutoff wheel and make a small slot on the head of the screw. Then, I can use a flat-head screwdriver to remove the screw. Manny Thompson ›› Escondido, CA

Aug 01, 2012 Comments
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Rocket-firing helicopter

This is interesting. A reader from Brazil sent us this video of a Thunder Tiger Raptor 50 that he and his father equipped with a rocket launch. Should there be a law against this, or not? The live action starts about 1:24 into the video. [A note from our team at Model Airplane News: this [...]

Aug 01, 2012 Comments
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