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Monster Energy Supercross Was INCREDIBLE

Monster Energy Supercross Was INCREDIBLE

Monster Energy Supercross Finals in Vegas this past weekend–EPIC!   Here are a few things I’d like to share with those who have never attended. 1.  We are spoiled on the West Coast with our weather.  It was bright, sunny (and windy) and perfect summer weather for supercross.  I even got a little sunburned. 2. […]
Team Associated Takes Three Titles At The Louisiana State Championships

Team Associated Takes Three Titles At The Louisiana State Championships

Team Associated wins three State Championship titles April 8-10 in Denham Springs, LA. Team Drivers Derek Guidry and David Joor were present there to represent Team Associated. Derek TQ’d Open SC and Pro Truggy, while David TQ’d Pro Buggy and Electric Buggy. Come Sunday Derek and David gave their very best to win all the […]
Ballistic Goes Big

Ballistic Goes Big

Novak is proud to offer an exclusive look at two exciting motors soon to join Novak’s popular line of Ballistic motors! The Ballistic 8 and Ballistic 8L Racing Sensored Brushless Motors are perfect for 1:8 scale buggies, truggies and monster trucks from well-known companies such as Associated, Losi, Traxxas, OFNA, Hot Bodies, Mugen and Xray. […]
JConcepts Wins At Round 1 Of The Northwest Championship Tour

JConcepts Wins At Round 1 Of The Northwest Championship Tour

Round 1 of the Northwest Championship Tour kicked off the outdoor race season with the Spring Shootout in Wenatchee, WA. The Spring Shootout starts the season off with some of the best racers around the Northwest and 2011 was no different. The surface became rough and added to the challenge as the weekend progressed with […]
Paul Sinclair And Billy Fischer Sign With Viper RC

Paul Sinclair And Billy Fischer Sign With Viper RC

Viper R/C Solutions is proud to announce that Paul Sinclair, Chief Engineer and Team Manager of XFactory has signed to use VTX speed controls, and VST brushless motors and accessories. With many years of technical design work in the radio control industry, Paul’s experience will be of great benefit to the Viper team. He will […]
The ultimate RC parts cleaner

The ultimate RC parts cleaner

A while back I was stuck with the task of a long over due cleaning and overhaul of my RC8T. Granted it needed to be done but I wasn’t looking forward to pulling out the extensive array of brushes and cleaning agents to get my truggy all cleaned up. Then, all of a sudden the […]
Losi XXX-SCB action video

Losi XXX-SCB action video

We have the only Losi XXX-SCBs that aren’t in Losi’s hands and we recently raced them at Pin Shop Hobbies in Oakville CT. These buggies look great and handel very well. We are excited about having a new class to race in. Could this be the next big spec vehicle? Check out this video of the […]
How to: Create an Awesome Rock Crawling Course

How to: Create an Awesome Rock Crawling Course

The task before you is to design an awesome rock crawling course. Seems simple, right? Well, I can assure you, based on my observations, this task isn’t so simple. I’ve been to tiny grassroots level local comps right on up to the Nationals. I’ve been to indoor comps and, of course, outdoor comps. I certainly […]
Going To Las Vegas!  SX Finals!

Going To Las Vegas! SX Finals!

Some perks of my job include always having an influx of new RC cars to play with, traveling to interesting destinations, and living on the other side of the country from Kevin Hetmanski.  This weekend, I’m on the road again, traveling to the Fabulous Las Vegas to check out the Monster Energy AMA Supercross Finals […]
What Makes a Race Day, What Ruins a Race Day?

What Makes a Race Day, What Ruins a Race Day?

Racing is fun. I hesitate to over simplify something that many people are extremely passionate about, but that’s why we do it–to have fun. In that sense, RC racing is no different than, say, bowling or billiards. But, like those two examples, racing can go beyond being simply fun and elevate to being highly fulfilling. That’s […]
The Great Debate: Nitro VS Electric

The Great Debate: Nitro VS Electric

I’m a nitro guy all the way and will be that way for as long as I’m involved in this great hobby. But I do see more and more electric vehicles popping up at the track and hobby shop which means that electric power has taken over. Yes, I have reviewed many electric vehicles for […]
Traxxas Secure Wheel Pit Tip

Traxxas Secure Wheel Pit Tip

This tip isn’t just for Traxxas vehicles. In fact, this tip is especially handy for rock crawlers which because reverse is used so often can suffer from loose wheels. It isn’t too well known, but Traxxas offers optional machined wheel nuts that have sharp serrations cut into the back. When these 7mm nuts are used (they […]
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