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HPI 4WD Baja To Be Unveiled!

Talk about timing! Just as Losi pulls the wraps off its 4WD 1/5-scale short course truck, HPI announces it plans to do the same. It’s safe to say this may the biggest weekend ever for large scale RC. Little is known about HPI’s release, but it has been in the 1/5-scale off-road game for some [...]

Sep 09, 2011 Comments
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Ted Longshaw, Former IFMAR President & Honorary Lifetime President Has Passed Away

RC Car Action and the Air Age Media team are sad to report that Ted Longshaw has passed away. Ted is remembered as an extremely influential member of the RC racing community and a historian of the hobby. Ted was a former IFMAR President and an Honorary Life President of IFMAR. He will be missed.

Sep 08, 2011 Comments
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Traxxas TORC Highlights & Hot News From Crandon

Senior Editor Kevin Hetmanski and I recently travelled to the Northwoods of Wisconsin for Rounds 9 and 10 of the Traxxas TORC series. When we arrived at Crandon International Off Road Raceway in Crandon, WI, we discovered we were in for some extra racing as Round 4 of the series, which had previously been rained [...]

Sep 06, 2011 Comments
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Traxxas Scores Another Win at Round 9 of the Traxxas TORC Series

Traxxas’ Andrew Caddell scored his second win of the weekend at Crandon International Raceway when he took the top spot in PRO LIGHT. As he did the day before, Caddell essentially led from green flag to the checkered flag. In PRO 2, it looked like Traxxas’ Jeff Kincaid would also on his way to his second [...]

Sep 04, 2011 Comments
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Traxxas Starts Weekend at Crandon With Two Pro Wins

Earlier this year Round 4 of the Traxxas TORC series was cancelled due to rain that soaked the Crandon International Raceway track in Crandon, WI. The race was rescheduled and added to the series’ second visit to Crandon and held on Friday evening before Saturday’s Round 9 and Sunday’s Round 10 racing. The PRO LIGHT [...]

Sep 03, 2011 Comments
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Traxxas TORC Series at Crandon–Watch It Here LIVE!

The Traxxas TORC series is in Crandon, WI at the famous Crandon International Raceway (AKA The Big House). The pro classes will be racing Round 9 on Saturday and Round 10 on Sunday. You can watch it all here live via streaming video.   Live video from your Android device on Ustream Friday, September 2nd [...]

Sep 02, 2011 Comments
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Traxxas Monster Jam Replica Trucks Hit The Skate Park

This video does a good job of showcasing what RC is all about–having FUN! Check out these Monster Jam replica trucks at a skate park. The Monster Jam replicas are based on the 2WD Stampede platform and when used with the included 7-cell pack, these trucks have some respectable scoot. They also can take a [...]

Sep 01, 2011 Comments
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Why I Love Kits

I have been a very vocal proponent of ready-to-runs or RTRs. Not only do I believe they are essential for the hobby to grow, but I also believe they don’t hurt the hobby in any way, shape, form or fashion. The haters out there, however, think quite differently. It doesn’t take long for some loudmouth to [...]

Sep 01, 2011 Comments
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