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Parking Lot Racing is back in San Diego! [Video][Photos]

Parking Lot Racing is back in San Diego! [Video][Photos]

In the whirlwind off the Short Course and Off-Road frenzy these past few years, On-Road racing as sadly taken a backseat to its more popular off-road brother. This has been true in my local San Diego on-road parking lot racing scene, but thankfully not for much longer. The folks over at SoCal-RC.com decided to change that […]
Top Gun Shootout @ SDRC Raceway [PHOTOS][VIDEO][RESULTS]

Top Gun Shootout @ SDRC Raceway [PHOTOS][VIDEO][RESULTS]

What an epic race this past weekend at SDRC Raceway! Why do they call it Top Gun Shootout? Well, SDRC is in Miramar California and right next door is the military base (back then it was Air Force, now its Marines) where they filmed Top Gun starring Tom Cruise. This was the first year this […]

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Traxxas T-Maxx Awards

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Durango DEX210 Test Drive [VIDEO]

Durango DEX210 Test Drive [VIDEO]

You can check out the full review of this awesome buggy in the June 2012 issue of Radio Control Car Action. You can also check out the build on the Durango DEX210 in my blog on the rca.airage.com . I tested the DEX210 at SDRC Raceway in Miramar, Ca. Check out all this track has to offer […]

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Associated sent me the TC6.1 sedan along with all the goodies that will be going in it.

Building the Associated TC6.1 Sedan

It’s been a little while since I have reviewed an onroad car and with the brand spanking new Associated TC6.1 landing in my lap for a review, you could have guess that I am feeling more than ecstatic on getting this rig on the track. As with most serious racers, which includes me, I prefer a new […]
Diggity Designs upgrade parts for Durango DEX210

Diggity Designs upgrade parts for Durango DEX210

While doing the test drive on the Durango DEX210 2wd 1/10th electric buggy at SDRC Raceway in San Diego CA, I was working with Team Durango driver Steve Butts, I noticed his DEX210 had some nice hop up parts on it. Of course I asked where he got all his trick parts and Steve said […]

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Lets build the Durango DEX210 2wd electric buggy!

Lets build the Durango DEX210 2wd electric buggy!

I’m reviewing the new Durango DEX210 2wd 1/10th scale electric buggy and I received in the mail the other day. I thought I would take you with me step by step in assembling this rig. I went ahead and reviewed the kit manual and did a little research on the DEX210 on Durango’s website, which […]
Participate in your local Toys 4 Tots Race!

Participate in your local Toys 4 Tots Race!

If you’re obsessed with RC like me and have been for many years, you already know how many personal rewards and benefits it comes with. So with this in mind, I find myself thinking that if RC can give me so much satisfaction in my life, giving some of these rewards back is the least I can […]

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With a few upgrades and patience, you can easily obtain podium greatness at your track! :)

Can an RTR be competitive at the track?

Why yes it can be! Recently I’ve had the chance to borrow one of the Kyosho Ultima SC’s from SDRC Raceway (www.sdrcraceway.com) that they use in the Learn-To-Drive program they have to teach kids about RC, and give it a go on their awesome track for a couple of race days. Some of the necessary […]
Spy Shots! EXOTEK Aluminum LCG Chassis for the Associated SC10 4X4

Spy Shots! EXOTEK Aluminum LCG Chassis for the Associated SC10 4X4

On my last outing at SDRC Raceway in San Diego, Ca (sdrcraceway.com/), I caught up with Exotek (www.exotekracing.com), which was testing their new LCG (low center of gravity) chassis for the Associated SC10 4×4. At 5 oz heavier than the stock chassis, it’s adding stability and traction to this SC that is sometimes considered “too […]

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IIC 2011 – A-main Videos! Mind bending speeds!

IIC 2011 – A-main Videos! Mind bending speeds!

It might have taken me a little while to post, but it’s well worth the wait. Here are the A-main runs of some of the worlds top best RC drivers running on IIC’s super fast carpet track. The speeds are so fast, one is left to wonder how RC cars are controlled at that speed […]
The 1/8th Wonder is here…in San Diego, Ca

The 1/8th Wonder is here…in San Diego, Ca

It’s always exciting to be able to experience the opening of a new RC track in your area. Off-road tracks have always been scarce in the San Diego area forcing racers to drive north to the LA and OC area. Well, we can put all that behind us because The 1/8th Wonder is here. This […]
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