We’ve watched short course trucks rocket into the spotlight thanks to their scale looks and realistic handling. Whether you’re a basher or a racer, every RC guy needs a short course truck in his garage. But what about those nitro nuts who can’t imagine an RC day without the sound and smell of a nitro-burning [...]
Saturday at the Snowbird Nationals brings mixed emotions from the racers. On one hand, everyone gets one more qualifier to improve their times. However, this also gives their competitors a shot to out qualify them. Regardless, the spectators get a phenomenal show as the B-main bump ‘n runs get underway. A recent Snowbirds tradition, the [...]
Just as radically as RC car designs have evolved over the hobby’s roughly 40-year existence, so has the end user’s experience and expectations. Our industry’s pioneers were typically tasked to hand-fit and modify parts to assemble their kits, piecing them together over the course of several evenings hunched over an old bath towel covering the [...]
Racers began piling into the Worldgate Resort as early as last Saturday, but Tuesday was the first time they would get to lay rubber onto carpet. With the ballroom pit areas now open for business, a frantic rush to assemble semi-permanent pit spaces was made more imperative by the need to practice as many times [...]
RC Car Action will be streaming live coverage all weekend long from the Snowbird Nationals! Stay tuned for a 24-hour video feed that will show every lap, every crash, and every victory from the world’s largest carpet race live from Orlando, FL.
Since its inception, the B44 has been on the cutting edge in the 4WD buggy class. Considering its humble origins and the journey it has traveled in eight years, the buggy that graces these pages is more than just the newest one, it’s the most important in a lineage of successful racing buggies that have [...]
HPI is known for bringing solid design and craftsmanship to all of its cars and trucks, building machines ready to tackle a variety of terrains and weather conditions; the Bullet 3.0 ST is one of HPI’s latest and greatest offerings. With the Stadium Truck class waning in popularity to the recent enthusiasm over short course [...]
Evolution is a great thing; in just a matter of decades, we’ve seen the fastest racecars in RC improve by leaps and bounds to a level of performance that was once completely unimaginable. The same can be said for basic entry-level buggies and trucks that introduce incoming enthusiasts to the hobby; budget products are no [...]