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IFMAR Electric Off-road Worlds: Contestants Praise The Track After Practice Rounds

The first press conference for the Electric Buggy Worlds 2011 filled the media center with interested locals and foreign press. The purpose of the conference was to convey the atmosphere of the race through different perspectives. Representing EFRA was Paul Worsley. One of the favorites of the race, Jared Tebo presented his view of the [...]

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RC Racing Is All Wrong!

I know that’s a bold and intentionally provocative statement, but come on, it can’t really be all that much of a shocker. I have raced RC cars on and off for over two decades, and in those 20 plus years the basic format has essentially stayed exactly the same. I’m talking about club racing here. Weekend warrior [...]

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Explaining RC To The Masses…Good Luck

When I tell a stranger or acquaintance that racing RC cars is my hobby, I usually get one of two reactions. One reaction is often a quick widening of the eyes, a smile, and an eager conversation about how they once owned an RC car…you know, the one with a gold tub chassis, what was [...]

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Kyosho Inferno ST-RR EVO Truggy Kit

From Kyosho America: Not content with its impressive record of multiple victories, the Inferno ST charges ahead with further enhancements in the most powerful version yet in the form of the Inferno ST RR EVO. The dynamic off-road speed of a racing buggy combines with the strength of a stadium truck to produce a machine [...]

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IFMAR World Championships Image Gallery

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Online Coverage Of The 2011 Midwest Short Course Nationals

I made my way over to Fort Dodge, IA this past weekend for the inaugural Midwest Short Course Nationals held at the Fort Dodge RC Offroad Raceway, http://www.fortdodgerc.com/.  Some of the Midwest’s fastest short course drivers battled the intense heat and each other this last Saturday.  The track is located at the Webster County Fairgrounds and the [...]

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First Round of Practice

Day one is currently underway and the first round of practice has just come to a conclusion. So far only one American is seating in the top 10, TLR’s Mike Truhe. This is the first time any of the drivers have had a chance to actually drive on the new track design and judging from [...]

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Futaba – OS Engine Nitro Challenge DAY 3 Coverage

Sunday’s racing action was wicked as people and gear battled against the high temperatures and humidity, as well as the close wheel-to-wheel track action.  Engine flameouts were unfortunately a part of the game today, as the weather seeming to make it difficult for driver to keep the fires lit.  It was a long, busy day [...]

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