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Build: Tamiya DB02 Leonis 1/10th 4wd Electric Buggy

I just received the Tamiya DB02 Leonis 4wd buggy from the RC Car Action home office and it’s time for another kit build! I’ve seen a few of the TRF guys around SoCal tracks running this buggy with great success and had nothing but positive things to say. The biggest hype surrounding the Leonis is [...]

Feb 15, 2013 Comments
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Reedy Race of Champions – 4wd Invitational Rounds 3, 4, 5 and 6. 70 minutes of racing action! [VIDEO]

The final day of the Reedy Off-Road Race of Champions brought arguably the tightest fight for the title in Reedy Race history. It was a sprint to the trophy between Associated’s Ryan Cavalieri and TLR’s Dustin Evans. Cavalieri was able to take the overall win and Reedy Race title by the narrowest of margins. Check out [...]

Jan 31, 2013 Comments
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Reedy Race of Champions – 4wd Invitational Rounds 1 and 2 [VIDEO]

The racing was as close as ever on Saturday in the Invitational division. This second day of competition marked the start of the 4wd class and many of the worlds top drivers put down the fastest laps of the weekend. The final rounds of 4wd are going on as I type this and they will [...]

Jan 27, 2013 Comments
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Reedy Race of Champions – Saturday Photo Gallery

The 2013 Reedy International Offroad Race of Champions just wrapped up its second day of action packed racing and Saturday’s results are in the books. The RCCA team is hard at work gathering event coverage that includes photos, race video and the latest soon-to-be-release new products. Here’s a quick photo gallery of the day’s events. [...]

Jan 27, 2013 Comments
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Top Notch Series – Round 1 @ SDRC Raceway, San Diego

If you’re a regular racer in the SoCal area, you know there are a handful of points race series race programs that attract the locals that include current and past world champions. Erik “Notch” Johnson is the latest mastermind creator of such a racing series called Top Notch Series (TNS). This season’s race series will [...]

Dec 28, 2012 Comments
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Uncovered – New Tekno RC SCT410 1/10th 4WD Short Course Truck

At last weekend’s Top Notch Series season opener at SDRC, Tekno RC’s home track, we caught a few snapshots of the brand’s new 4WD short course truck called the SCT410 (the naming convention following their electric 1/8-scale buggy, the EB48). Rather than simply converting the EB48 for short course duty, the crew at TKRC has [...]

Dec 06, 2012 Comments
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Spotted – New Race Rubber from AKA Racing

Among the new products spied at SDRC in San Diego, CA for last week’s opening round of the Top Notch Series was AKA’s newest tire pattern, the Handlebar (see the mustache logo molded into the sidewall?). Featuring a network of straight and angled bars along the edges of the tread, with short lugs in the [...]

Dec 05, 2012 Comments
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The Bob Novak Interview – RCCA Exclusive [Full Video]

. As you might have seen in the November 2012 issue of RC Car Action, we paid homage to the RC Icons of the industry. I had the honor to do the piece on Bob Novak of Novak Electronics. Special thanks to Bob Novak for letting me spend the time for this sit down interview [...]

Oct 17, 2012 Comments
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