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Xray’s Ellis Chats About the New CRC Fasttrak II (FT2) Black Carpet

Xray’s Ellis Chats About the New CRC Fasttrak II (FT2) Black Carpet

Carpet racing is fast and technical and a track surface that’s been around for decades, but until a couple of years ago, has been predominantly grey “Ozite” called Fasttrak, sold by CRC (Calandra Racing Concepts). However, Ozite was no longer available to CRC and they had to source a new kind of carpet. After some […]
Flashback: 1989 National Ashby Indoor Carpet Racing [VIDEO]

Flashback: 1989 National Ashby Indoor Carpet Racing [VIDEO]

The 1989 Ashby National was typical for the era and included many of the fast UK drivers of the time driving on an indoor carpet track with pan cars. The video is a bit poor quality, but like the sub-c cells, stick radios with crystals and brushed motors, fit the time. Most of the video […]

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Phend Phenomenal at 30th Annual CRCRC Winter Midwest Championships

Phend Phenomenal at 30th Annual CRCRC Winter Midwest Championships

2017 is under way and with it the start of another year of racing including the 30th Annual CRCRC Winter Midwest Championships held at the Ohio RC factory. Held on January 4th through January 8th, the event was an early showcase for the Factory and Privateer racers. With all the team changes among many top […]
2017: Big Factory Driver Sponsorship Changes

2017: Big Factory Driver Sponsorship Changes

The end of a calendar year is the time when companies and professional drivers often make big changes to their contracts and 2017 will go down as a big one marked by big shakeups. Rumors began back in November, but everything went viral when the new year finally kicked in and everyone could make their […]

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Ryan Maifield Confirmed at Mugen and Yokomo with Buggy Images.

Ryan Maifield Confirmed at Mugen and Yokomo with Buggy Images.

Lots of big moves this year, but one of the biggest is the announcement of Ryan Maifield’s switch to Yokomo for 1/10-scale electric off-road and Mugen Seiki for 1/8-scale nitro and e-buggy. He’ll also now be backed by AMain Hobbies and using MKS servos, but his long relationship with JConcepts remains intact and healthy as […]
Mugen’s Drake Takes Christmas Gifts for Kids Race

Mugen’s Drake Takes Christmas Gifts for Kids Race

Held at Revelation Raceway in Ontario, California, over the weekend of December 17th and 18th, the Christmas Gifts for Kids Race brought together nearly 100 entries to race for a good cause that included a huge collection of toys for needy children. The weather for the event looked daunting and swamped the track the previous […]

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Action From the 2016 EFRA 1/12-Scale Euros [VIDEO]

Action From the 2016 EFRA 1/12-Scale Euros [VIDEO]

There’s been a lot of interesting news in 1/12-scale racing these days, and with the controversial ruling by IFMAR to go to 2S LiPo batteries, then a subsequent reversal of the ruling back to 1S after heated opinions including the video done by Josh Cyrul went viral, it appears that we are back to square […]
Flashback: 2016 Reedy Off-Road Race of Champions [VIDEO]

Flashback: 2016 Reedy Off-Road Race of Champions [VIDEO]

The 2017 Reedy Off-Road Race of Champions is just around the corner and once again will be held at the famous OCRC Raceway in Huntington Beach, California. The event is one of the most prestigious on the race calendar and provides amazing action for spectators in the unique Invitational format that contests only modified 2WD […]

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Race in to the Open Class at 2017 Reedy Race of Champions

Race in to the Open Class at 2017 Reedy Race of Champions

The Reedy Race is unique and brings together some of the best drivers anywhere to compete in an event that only includes 2WD and 4WD buggies with modified motors. In the past, in order for the event to be enjoyed by all, the organizers limited entries by using a lottery system. However, the 2017 event […]
Team Associated’s Ryan Cavalieri Sweeps 2016 Top Gun Shootout

Team Associated’s Ryan Cavalieri Sweeps 2016 Top Gun Shootout

Held over the weekend of December 3-4, the 2016 Top Gun Shootout was a big success and may be a hint at things to come with an ownership change at the host track SDRC Raceway in San Diego, California. With Team Associated stepping up as the premiere sponsor for the growing event, it was only […]

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Tamiya and Rheinard Part Ways:  A Racing Legacy Comes To An End

Tamiya and Rheinard Part Ways: A Racing Legacy Comes To An End

TRF is the racing division of Tamiya and has been closely associated with Germany’s Marc Rheinard since 1994 when Rheinard started racing at the young age of eight. In 2005, he made the partnership official when he signed for the iconic Japanese company and went on to score numerous victories including a long list of […]
Pro Driver Interview: Yokomo’s Carson Wernimont

Pro Driver Interview: Yokomo’s Carson Wernimont

Carson Wernimont is a SoCal pro who burst onto the scene just a few years ago. Brought up on full-size racing, his approach is unusual for the RC industry. His true passion is nitro 1/8-scale buggy, and he went as far as third place at the 2014 IFMAR World Championships. Lately, his entire focus has […]
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