From Kyosho America: The schedule at the US World’s Warm-Up would be ran very similar to how the actual World Championship will be ran in just 1 month in Buenos Aires, Argentina. The Pro Buggy class would have 6 10-minute qualifiers where each drivers 4 best points out of 6 would be used. This would [...]
From Pro-Line’s Team Blog: The Gas Champs were held at Thunder Alley RC Raceway this past weekend run by Jimmy Babcock, and the race featured top drivers from all around the Globe (Tessmann, Bloomfield, Hara, Lutz, Drake, etc.). From the very start of qualifying it was clear that Pro-Line drivers had a distinct advantage with [...]
While filtering through the 2012 ROAR Supernationals at West Coast RC, I spied a brand new tire in the Pro-Line booth…a tire so new, Pro-Line hasn’t released any info on it yet, or even labeled the sidewalls! As of now, the Ion will be available in both SC truck and 1/8-scale buggy configurations. This is [...]
It didn’t take long for 2wd offroad electric buggies to go from zero to hero once again. Over the past year or two, 2wd buggies have enjoyed a resurgence in popularity matched only by that of 1980′s comic book heroes. So what’s the deal? My guess is that the economy took a huge bite out [...]
Qualifying is finished, with 4 rounds of 30 heats completed today. That’s 120 rounds, 6-minutes each…yeah, it’s been busy here! Here are your top qualifiers, after 4 rounds, based upon qual-points. The mains will run late into the night so we will have winner updates tomorrow. TOP QUALIFIERS Pro 2 Stock — Matt Olson Open [...]
We are here at the JConcepts Summer Indoor Nationals at A-Main Hobbies’ Outback Raceway in Chico, California. This is one of the largest indoor electric races this summer, featuring all off-road electric classes including 2wd & 4wd buggy, 2wd and 4wd short course, all in stock and modified flavors. Check out our photo gallery as [...]
Photos from the JConcepts Summer Indoor Nationals at Outback Raceway/A-Main Hobbies in Chico, California.
Speed and handling fascinate me, especially as they relate to RC vehicles. Speed is, as everyone who’s ever driven an RC car knows, what every person asks about when seeing an RC car for the first time. “How fast does it go?” My usual response: it’s fast. To the uninitiated, any hobby quality RC car [...]