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Sidewinder Nitro Explosion: Drake and Moller win big for TLR and Kyosho [VIDEO]

Labor day weekend is always a holiday of relaxation when families often take their last trips and vacations of summer, but for some it’s a bit more serious than that. Many racers made the trip to this year’s Sidewinder Nitro Explosion that was held on Labor Day weekend to do battle on the track. Now [...]

Sep 03, 2013 Comments
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When Electronics Attack

I’m beyond spoiled to have a comfortable indoor track within a 30-minute drive from my house, and the local RC community is lucky to not only have a place to race, but an owner who listens to his customers and genuinely cares about making the most of his business. In order to make the track [...]

Aug 02, 2013 Comments
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Total Domination by Team Associated at Hot Rod Hobbies Shootout – Watch the A-Mains here!

It is always an amazing experience to attend a major RC race and watch some of the best drivers in the world perform at the highest level of competition. Throw into the mix a super high bite track, such as the one at Hot Rod Hobbies Shootout where finding traction isn’t an issue, and watching [...]

Jul 25, 2013 Comments
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Team Associated Sweep at Hot Rod Hobbies Shootout – Tessmann, Cavalieri and Maifield finish on top

It was definitely a hot one at this year’s Hot Rod Hobbies Shootout; not just the above-average temperatures but the racing as well. The spectators that only came on Sunday to watch the mains definitely dodged a bullet as Saturday qualifying saw 100+ degree sweltering heat. With many of the world’s best drivers in attendance [...]

Jul 22, 2013 Comments
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Throwback Thursday: RC Car Action Issue No. 1!

As 1985 drew to a close, a new magazine appeared on newsstands everywhere: Radio Control Car Action! Dated “Winter 1986″ and aptly dubbed “The World’s Premier R/C Car Magazine,” RCCA no. 1′s cover featured the then-new Tamiya Bruiser, Futaba’s iconic Magnum Senior pistol-grip transmitter, and some kid (who is now about 40) sniffing a Tamiya [...]

Jul 11, 2013 Comments
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Cavalieri, Hartson and Olson Score Associated Top Gun Shootout Wins–Watch the A-Mains here!

The mains have been ran, the dust has settled and winners have emerged to collect their cash payouts. The final day of the racing weekend started out with the lower mains; the racers who missed being in the show by mere seconds and were still striving to collect the elusive cash purse by trying to bump [...]

Jul 10, 2013 Comments
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2nd Annual Team Associated Top Gun Shootout – Saturday Qualifying

Do you have the need…for speed? You’re not the only one as racers once again brought the dogfight to Fightertown USA at this years Team Associated Top Gun Shootout. Now in its 2nd year running, this race gets its inspiration from the fact that the iconic 80’s movie, Top Gun, was filmed with in stone’s [...]

Jul 07, 2013 Comments
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Where does your loyalty lie?

While at Petco Park for a Padres game last week, I had a moment of clarity in between bouts of yelling at the guy a few rows behind me. We weren’t so different, he and I: hot dog in hand, sipping a cold drink and enjoying America’s oldest sport, and yet despite the fact that [...]

Jul 05, 2013 Comments
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