Editors Blogs

The excitement of RCX

The 2013 RCX show, AirAge Media’s eleventh annual, was a first for me personally. While I’ve attended all but a couple of years in the show’s existence I had yet to experience what the ultimate RC expo would look like as a member of the RC Car Action staff, and it was quite the adventure! [...]

Jun 07, 2013 Comments
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RCX: Saturday’s Photo Gallery

RCX has always been known in the RC industry as one of the best expos on the planet. Everywhere you look you see action along with the newest in product releases being driven and piloted by the best in the world. In case you missed RCX on its opening day, here’s a photo gallery of [...]

Jun 02, 2013 Comments
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Tamiya TXT-2 Agrios Build

Who can resist a new kit-build, especially when it’s a nut, bolt, and screw-a-palooza from Tamiya? The new TXT-2 Agrios is the latest model to get the online build-up treatment, and the wrench-spinning starts now. Let’s have a look at what’s inside the box… Parts–and lots of them. It looks like there should be more [...]

May 30, 2013 Comments
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Nice mods, dude!

When I saw this car pulling out of a driveway while crossing town on my way home from a photo shoot, I stopped laughing just long enough to snap this photo while parked at the stoplight (which still would’ve been enough to earn me a ticket for using my phone). I’m not sure the driver [...]

May 30, 2013 Comments
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Contact! How much is too much?

Earlier this month at the MotoGP Grand Prix of Spain, Repsol Honda veteran Dani Pedrosa rode off into the sunset for the win while the battle for second got ugly. A last lap duel between the reigning world champion Jorge Lorenzo (Yamaha Factory Racing) and Pedrosa’s rookie teammate Marc Marquez ended with the rising star [...]

May 24, 2013 Comments
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Where will you be racing this summer?

Summer officially starts June 21 and with spring showing us hints of the warm weather just around the corner, it’s time to get your racing gear ready for the outdoor season. The racing scene here in SoCal kicked off to an early spring start with the JBRL Race Series (www.jimmybabcock.com)¬†recently making a stop at SDRC [...]

May 22, 2013 Comments
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Location, location, location

RC tracks across the country are located in about as many diverse places as you can imagine, from the lobby of four-star hotels like those that host the IIC in Las Vegas and the Snowbird Nationals in Florida, to empty lots and even junkyards (Western R/C, where the Silver State Nitro Challenge was held for [...]

May 16, 2013 Comments
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The most accessible pros in motorsports

A few weeks ago I wrote a blog about taking go-kart racing against some friends a bit too seriously while on a vacation (read “Competitive Much?”) to go watch my favorite baseball team play a few spring training games. For diehard baseball fans, the smaller parks and relative accessibility of even the sport’s most popular [...]

May 07, 2013 Comments
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