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Flashback: Kent Clausen’s Insane Speed Run Cars

Whilst perusing the interwebs, I stumbled across these beautiful shots of Kent Clausen’s custom high-speed cars from the late 90s. Way before Nic Case was pushing 200mph in a straight line, RC speed was all about the “Insane Speed Run.” Raced on a bicycle velodrome, the event saw highly modded pan cars packed with NiCad cells [...]

Mar 16, 2015 Comments
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Chillax In This Japanese Drift Lounge [VIDEO]

Kicking back on the couch for some Tokyo Drift action (for reals, these guys and gals are in Japan) sure looks a lot more comfy than teetering on a rickety drivers’ stand. Not sure if this is some rich guy’s sweet basement, a hobby store’s extra space, or what, but it sure looks like a [...]

Mar 16, 2015 Comments
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Adam Drake Now Drives With Hitec Lynx 4S

We don’t make a habit of blasting news of every driver sponsorship shake-up, but this one’s important on two fronts: one, it’s Adam Drake, who is sorting out new sponsors after a long stint with Horizon Hobby brands, and two, it’s Hitec, who has long been known for making great servos but not for having [...]

Mar 14, 2015 Comments
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RC Star Wars Speeder Bike: Too Cool Not to Post

We’re RC Car Action and this is not a car, but c’mon, it’s awesome. You either like this, or you’re wrong. Amazing Return of the Jedi speeder bike that flies (’cause it’s actually a quad copter). Built by Adam Woodworth, details at Makezine.com. For movie machines converted to RC, click here. Photos: Adam Woodworth

Mar 13, 2015 Comments
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Serpent Announces F110 Formula 1/10 EP SF2

The F1 scene has been heating up with new releases lately, not the least of which is Sepent’s newest entry to the scene. The F110 SF2 is typically top-notch, as you can see by just looking at the pics below. Ride height is adjustable to suit rubber or foam tires, neither of which are included. [...]

Mar 12, 2015 Comments
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AMain.com Adds The Drake to Team Roster

Adam Drake made waves when he parted ways with longtime sponsor Losi / TLR and joined Mugen Seiki’s squad, and now the popular driver has added AMain.com to the logos on his T-shirt. Adam will be running AMain’s Pro-Tek R/C gear (trust us, it’s a lot of stuff). The only thing you probably won’t see [...]

Mar 12, 2015 Comments
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May RC Car Action On Sale Now!

Digital Edition subscribers, you’re already enjoying our May issue. Print readers, you’ll have yours soon if it’s not already in your hands. Everyone else, head for the newsstand! Isn’t it time you subscribed? Here’s a peek at what’s inside the latest issue. This is just a taste, there’s a lot more–Readers Rides, Tech Center, gear [...]

Mar 12, 2015 Comments
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Tamiya Clodbuster Rocket Launcher by Rodney Donnell

When we were flipping through back issues and found Rodney’s combat-ready Clod in the January 2013 issue, we knew it had to be shared. Chrome kind of defeats the purpose of camo, but who cares? This thing is awesome. Even the rocket launcher is RC! Want to see your machine here? Send photos and a description [...]

Mar 10, 2015 Comments
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