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Team Durango Announces New Off-Road Racing Lineup

Team Durango has announced an entirely new lineup of vehicles. These aren’t updated versions of old platforms, but completely new designs with innovative features. Designed with high-level racing in mind, the off-road vehicles share many components for easier parts availability. We first spotted the cars at the 2015 Cactus Classic, and now they’re ready to [...]

Mar 24, 2015 Comments
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Watch This Guy Wreck His Sportbike Racing An RC Car

Street racing of any-type is a no-no because of safety and law enforcement. Who wants to wreck, get a ticket, or both? Street racing that involves RC versus full-size is even worse; in addition to safety and the law, you run the risk of getting embarrassed by an RC car. Or in the case of [...]

Mar 17, 2015 Comments
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13 Year Old Rising Star Kamryn Ayers Shines at Cactus Classic

No matter what class you run at the Cactus Classic, you can count on racing the fastest drivers from all over the country. That certainly includes the stock classes, where a win very rightly earns the victor “driver to watch” status. In the Stock 17.5 2WD buggy class, the winner deserves a little extra attention [...]

Mar 16, 2015 Comments
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Monster Makeover Rules

OFFICIAL RULES. NO PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN THIS SWEEPSTAKES. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED BY LAW. ENTRANTS MUST BE 18 AND OLDER. BY ENTERING THE SWEEPSTAKES, ENTRANTS AGREE TO ACCEPT AND BE BOUND BY ALL TERMS OF THESE OFFICIAL RULES (“OFFICIAL RULES”). WINNERS THAT HAVE BEEN NOTIFIED MUST RESPOND [...]

Mar 09, 2015 Comments
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WIN THIS TRUCK! Pro-Line Monster Makeover

One of the many things that makes RC so much fun is the ability to easily transform the look and performance of your machine. Any car or truck can go from mild-mannered to extreme machine by simply swapping the body, wheels and tires. With exactly that type of magic trick in mind, we turned out [...]

Mar 05, 2015 Comments
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Traxxas Slash Dirt Oval Project Build

Dirt oval is probably RC’s best-kept secret, and a bunch of fun. If there’s a track near you, go check it out. And if you’ve got a Traxxas Slash, you’re already on your way to building a nice left-turner of your own. Here’s how we built ours, complete with a flipped transmission, custom chassis, grooved [...]

Mar 02, 2015 Comments
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FG/JetCat Turbine Big Rig by Jerome Swift

This amazing Red Bull Racing MAN Jet Truck is based off of an FG 1/5-scale long-wheelbase kit and powered by a P120 JetCat turbine producing 30lbs of thrust at 125,000rpm! Builder Jerome Smith is the proprietor of JS Models and Hobbies, and he used all his professional expertise to assemble a machine. As he tells [...]

Feb 25, 2015 Comments
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TLR’s Maifield and HB/HPI’s David Ronnefalk take Pro Buggy and Truggy at The 2015 Dirt Nitro Challnge.

Monday morning and the dust has settled at the 16th annual Dirt Nitro Challenge held in Goodyear, Arizona. With epic battles throughout the weekend on each of the three Nitro Challenge tracks (1/5, 1/8, 1/10) some drivers came home with glory and the rest in defeat. The prized podiums as always came from the big [...]

Feb 23, 2015 Comments
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