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Do You Race Mini-Zs? You’ll Want To When You See These Tracks [VIDEO]

We’re loving these layouts, they’re like slot tracks minus the slots–and one appears to actually be a converted slot track. The Mini-Z’s 1/27 scale size lets you pack a lot of track into a small space, and the quick Kyosho cars are detailed enough to pose as fine static models when they’re not in action. [...]

Jan 22, 2016 Comments
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Watch This SCX10 Disappear Under The Ice [VIDEO]

One thing’s for sure: the electronics are running nice and cool. Video:

Jan 21, 2016 Comments
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Goin’ Fast & Turnin’ Left at the RC Chili Bowl [VIDEO]

If you hit just one dirt-oval event, make it the Chilli Bowl—when you’re not racing RC, you can watch the full-scale Chili Bowl Midget Nats! And if you think going left is easy, you’re right—it’s going left faster than everyone else that’s hard. Click for action from the race, and don’t be surprised if you [...]

Jan 20, 2016 Comments
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These Hot Wheels, Darda, and Mini 4WD Tracks Will Blow You Away [VIDEO]

Nothing beats radio control cars of course, but if you’re like us, you can probably get down with any toy that has wheels on it. Especially when the track layouts are as wild as these!   This is actually a kinetic art piece bu Chris Burden titled “Metropolis II,” but most would just call it [...]

Jan 10, 2016 Comments
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Watch: Pro-Line BFGoodrich Baja T/A KR2 1.9″ Crawler Tires [VIDEO]

Pro-Line’s realistic Baja T/A KR2 treads look hot in 1.9 and 2.2″ sizes (details here), and this latest clip shows off the the rock rubber getting into traction action along with some heavy riffs. Rock on, on the rocks!

Jan 08, 2016 Comments
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Vaterra Adds Bradley Morris K&N Replica Mustang Drifter to V100-S Lineup [VIDEO]

Short-course racer and drift-driver Bradley Morris has two new replica models courtesy of Horizon Hobby. There’s an ECX Torment in his official K&N colors (see it here), and this latest Vaterra: the 2015 Mustang done up as Bradley’s factory drift car. It’s a standard V100-S under the Lexan, so you’re looking at shaft-driven 4WD, waterproof [...]

Jan 07, 2016 Comments
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Flashback: Watch Masami Crush The Comp At The 1988 IFMAR 1/12 Worlds [VIDEO]

Old timers, put on your reading glasses–how many legends can you name in this time-capsule clip of the 1988 IFMAR 1/12 Scale Worlds? No brushless motors, LiPos, or 2.4GHz radios here–these guys were happy just to have electronic speed controls, 1200mAh NiCad batteries, and AMB lap counting!

Jan 04, 2016 Comments
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Traxxas Monster Truck Unwraps Itself! [VIDEO]

Unwrapping RC anything is always a treat, but this reveal takes the prize for creative gift giving! Junior gets a pistol-lookin’ thing for Christmas–but what the heck does it do? Skip to 1:05 if you want to get right do the action (and Mom’s crazy laugh).

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