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Traxxas NHRA Nitro Shootout for Top Fuel, Funny Car to be staged in Indy

NHRA officials have announced details of the NHRA Traxxas Nitro Shootout in Top Fuel and Funny Car, a program first identified last month with the announcement of Traxxas as the Official Radio Controlled Performance Products of the NHRA.   The NHRA Traxxas Nitro Shootouts, which are races within a race, will be conducted at the [...]

Feb 09, 2012 Comments
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Join in the fun

If you are racing RC at the 2012 Motorama show in Harrisburg PA, you have a chance to join us for some extra fun. RC Car Action Magazine and Horizon Hobby have teamed up for a 10 lap shootout race that consists of 10 Losi XXX-SCT RTR trucks. The race will take place on Saturday [...]

Jan 19, 2012 Comments
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Die Cast X Interviews Mario Andretti

He’s been dubbed “The Driver of the Century” – and with good reason. Mario Andretti’s name has been synonymous with speed, finesse, and tenacity since his early days as a dirt-track competitor in Pennsylvania. Now a spokesman for several popular automotive brands, and a multiple Hall of Fame honoree, Mario has been loaning his knowledge [...]

Jan 04, 2012 Comments
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2012 Supercross Season Kicks Off

The 2012 Supercross Season kicks off this weekend in Anaheim, CA, and Traxxas is once again the Official Hobby Class Radio Control Truck of Monster Energy Supercross. Traxxas is back with the Pro Circuit, winners of the 2011 Supercross and Outdoor Motocross titles, and the Traxxas team will be on-site at each stop of the [...]

Jan 04, 2012 Comments
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Top 10 trucks of 2011

2011 has been a great year in RC. A lot of awesome vehicles and parts have been released and I am really looking forward to seeing what is going to happen next year. As we wrap up 2011 I thought I’d share what I think are the top 10 trucks of the year with you [...]

Jan 03, 2012 Comments
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Online review LRP USB Bridge

Updating speed control profiles has become all the rage t hese days allowing users to set their ESC’s to the same trims and setting the pros use in major races. LRP has released its USB Bridge which allows users to link up their SXX and iX8 speed controls to their Mac or PC and install [...]

Jan 01, 2012 Comments
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HPI Baja 5SC body makeover

I’m currently building a project Baja 5SC for an upcoming issue of Radio Control Car Action. The base for this project is my well used HPI Baja 5SC. Since a replacement body wasn’t available I decided to use the stock body and thanks to TGN Distributing I can give it a new look by adding [...]

Dec 26, 2011 Comments
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World Exclusive: Traxxas XO1

Ever since Traxxas boldly put “50mph” on the Nitro 4-Tec’s box back in 2004, the company has proven time and again that “The Fastest Name In Radio Control” is not a tagline so much as a mission statement. Since that 50mph milestone, Traxxas has steadily advanced the speedometer needle with ever-faster vehicles, peaking with the [...]

Dec 14, 2011 Comments
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