Editors Blogs

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 [...]

Oct 17, 2011 Comments
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Team RCRD B4.1 Longer Aluminum Chassis Conversion

My local race track, SDRC Raceway in San Diego ( www.sdrcraceway.com ) has been picking up steam and has become a popular testing facility for RC manufacturers to test prototype parts. On a “Wednesday Night Worlds” club racing night, I spotted this sick chassis from Team RCRD for the Associated B4.1. I was limited to [...]

Oct 14, 2011 Comments
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Hey Racers, Try Bashing For Fun

Yes, the featured image for this blog is Mario Kart, and yes that is a real RC car–one I would rather play with 99 times out of 100 compared to a race-only on-road car that would require hours and hours of set up.  Why?  Because all of those set up hours would be spent smiling, [...]

Oct 14, 2011 Comments
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Why the UTC?

To say the UTC (which stands for Ultimate Truck Championship) is the first event of its kind really wouldn’t be true. I do firmly believe when you look at the complete format that it is truly unique, but for years, various RC rock crawling clubs have held “Tough Truck” type competitions. Most of these events [...]

Oct 11, 2011 Comments
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IIC 2011 – Inside the A-main Winning Cars

Preparing for a big race like the IIC takes a lot of work and preparation. Top factory racers spend months testing their cars with different set-ups, and every possible hop-up and prototype parts to ultimately culminate into what you see on race day. As a spectator, your are amazed at the blinding speeds and precision [...]

Oct 10, 2011 Comments
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IIC 2011 – Race Results

This years IIC is in the books and it was a great one at that. The A-mains were full of action and super close finishes for the top spot right up to the last lap! Here are all the A-main winners photos and sheets of the final standings. A-main videos coming soon so you can [...]

Oct 10, 2011 Comments
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Behind The Scenes w/A Big Truck

Recently, I visited Milestone RC Raceway just outside of Ontario, California for an all-day photo shoot with RC’s “biggest” new release, the Losi 5ive-T.  Although we can’t release all of the coverage for this vehicle just yet, I wanted to show you a photo I took on my cell camera.  This is one of our [...]

Oct 10, 2011 Comments
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IIC 2011 – Photo Gallery

It has been hectic at the IIC with preparations by the racers and the IIC crew. The lower mains are run first, with all the A-mains ran at the end of the race program. Here are some photos that catch the flavor of what IIC participants are experiencing. I’ll have full A-main results, winners photos, winner’s [...]

Oct 09, 2011 Comments
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