Traxxas vehicles that include brushless systems such as VXL require very little maintenance to be performed on the motors as the cans are well sealed. If you have a Traxxas vehicle such as a Monster Jam replica, the Titan 12-turn 550 motor will require an occasional cleaning in order to run at peak performance. How often [...]
VP Pro driver Josh Wheeler attended the 2011 Byron Midwest Nitro Challenge last weekend at Dirt Burners in St Louis, MO. For the A Main he qualified 2nd behind Team Durango driver Ryan Lutz. In the Main he was able to get past Ryan when he made a mistake on the frist lap and then [...]
I’ve recently resumed another pastime of mine, riding bikes, as a healthy and fun alternative to racing RC cars. The bike in question is a Redline road bike, and thanks to the city of Santa Clarita where I live, I have miles and miles of dedicated biking paths available to me. I’m certainly not the [...]
If you have a Traxxas Stampede, Stampede 4X4, Slash, Slash 4X4, Bandit or Rustler, these heavy duty progressive coil springs from VG Racing will fit your vehicle’s stock shocks. They are available in red and blue and use a unique design that as tighter spaced coils top and bottom.
As all of our updates indicate, it is raining. The race is basically over. Here are the highs and lows I noticed. High: fun track layout. Low: the track is currently under water. High: the locals have been very friendly Low: the locals are currently cursing under their breath High: I got a fast run [...]
Last weekend while I was covering the 2011 Futaba Electric Challenge in Lincoln, IL I heard about a big oval race just down the road in the small town of Broadwell. So Friday after open practice I grabbed a bite to eat, and then hit the road to see what all the commotion was all [...]
As though the RC Short Course Nationals isn’t an exciting enough race on its own, the state of Connecticut has played host to not only its first earthquake in hundreds of years, but also its first hurricane schedule to make landfall later this weekend. No matter, as the Short Course Nationals charges on, with the [...]
VP/ PowerMaster developed the perfect recipe for RTR engines and sport/ entry level hobbyists. Master Basher 20 is a sophisticated blend that utilizes an advanced lubrication and additive package designed for entry-level engines and users that result in less wear and longer engine life. With such a broad tuning range, Master Basher 20 is undoubtedly [...]