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426 MPH Car. Now That’s FAST!

I know it’s not RC, but it’s totally cool. Plus, all RC’ers are obsessed with speed. Check out this video of a car going 426 mph! Of course, it’s built for only one thing and looks a lot more like a rocket than a car, but it’s still amazing.  

Aug 26, 2011 Comments
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Traxxas TQ 2.4GHz Radio Tip

Traxxas’ line of TQ 2.4 GHz radios offer numerous adjustments, but you may need to return to the default settings if you get confused or are not liking the results of the changes you’ve made to the setting. Sometimes just starting over makes the most sense. Please note that we always advice making one change [...]

Aug 25, 2011 Comments
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Traxxas TORC Racer Rob MacCachren Explains Tire Grooving

This video explains the art of tire grooving. This has been done for years in dirt oval racing and in off-road racing. It is also practiced in RC. Check out the video as it’s pretty informative. It includes some nice background info on Rob MacCachren too.

Aug 24, 2011 Comments
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Traxxas TORC Series Heading to the Big House

On September 3 and 4, the Traxxas TORC series will be at Crandon International Raceway in Crandon, WI for rounds nine and 10 of the 2011 season. Crandon is famously known as the big house and it is aptly nicknamed as the track is huge and the trucks very extremely high speeds. When the TORC [...]

Aug 23, 2011 Comments
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Traxxas Slashes Hit Daytona with NASCAR driver Tony Stewart, Darrel Waltrip and the FOX NASCAR Broadcast Team

In a cool promo for Mobil 1 oil, Tony Stewart, Darrel Waltrip, Chris Myers, Krista Voda and others took to a mini version of Daytona built right on the surface of the real and newly resurfaced Daytona track in Daytona, FL. The drivers all used Traxxas Slash trucks and simply bashed the trucks into each [...]

Aug 22, 2011 Comments
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Traxxas Interview With Mike Jenkins after TORC Round 7 at Bark River

Traxxas’ Pete Vieira interviews professional off-road racer and Traxxas president and CEO Mike Jenkins after his podium placing second place finish during round 7 at Bark River.  

Aug 19, 2011 Comments
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Traxxas Young Gun Off-road Racer Mitchell DeJong

This Traxxas-sponsored racer, who is still just a kid, may turn out to be one of the future superstars of off-road racing. Check him out in action and decide for yourself. Not only does Mitchell DeJong run in the dirt, he races on-road too.  

Aug 18, 2011 Comments
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Electric Helicopters: Your Guide to Getting Started

It’s pretty much a universally accepted fact that RC car guys love RC helicopters. If you want to get in on the action, you should check out this article on getting started with electric helicopters. It has the scoop on what you need to know to get airborne without a lot of fuss. Even better, [...]

Aug 18, 2011 Comments
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