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Building a Heavy Diff with Paul Lemieux [VIDEO]

Building a Heavy Diff with Paul Lemieux [VIDEO]

Name: Paul Lemieux Hometown; Milwaukee, Wisconsin Sponsors: Xray/RC America, Thunder Power RC, Protoform, Futaba, Gravity RC These days many touring car racers are choosing to run a diff up front with heavy silicone oil, instead of a spool. However, building it correct with heavy, gooey, silicone oil can be hard to do consistent. Factory Xray/RC […]
Interview: Paul Dijkstra Chats About FWD Buggies

Interview: Paul Dijkstra Chats About FWD Buggies

Front wheel drive buggies may not be that common, but they do have a history and passionate following. ORB Racing is a small company dedicated to these unusual buggies and the design does have some merit. We got a chance to ask Paul Dijkstra of ORB Racing about the ideas, theories and racing scene of […]
The front end sports an unusual sprung big bore dampening system that is unusual for pan cars. It features a double wishbone and pushrod design that claims to have better corner stability.

Under the Hood: Marc Rheinard’s Yokomo YRX12

The 2016 IFMAR Worlds in Beijing, China are just around the corner and recently it was announced that current 1/12-scale Champion Marc Rheinard was making the switch from CRC to Yokomo for 1/12-scale racing. With such a big move, it is easy to understand the interest. Take a look at the photos he shot of […]
The Life of a Legend: Masami Hirosaka [VIDEO]

The Life of a Legend: Masami Hirosaka [VIDEO]

Considered by many to be the greatest RC racer of all time, Masami Hirosaka is a legend and a true professional. Check out this video about the man who has set many records in the on and off-road classes.
Watch Nitro Bikes Take Racing To Another Level [VIDEO]

Watch Nitro Bikes Take Racing To Another Level [VIDEO]

Mention “RC racing,” and you can bet the image that comes to mind is cars or trucks. But four wheels isn’t the only way to go–RC bikes are raced just as seriously. And how about taking things up a notch and racing them with nitro engines? Check out this video of the RC Bike Worlds […]
Under the Hood: Sean William’s ARC R11

Under the Hood: Sean William’s ARC R11

ARC is a small boutique brand that makes on-road kits for serious racers. They might not be as well known as some of the brands we hear about in the United States, but with a lineup of vehicles supported by top-level racers, they are hoping to make a bigger impact in North America. One of […]
Laydown Transmissions: The Lowdown on the Latest Buggy Tech

Laydown Transmissions: The Lowdown on the Latest Buggy Tech

2WD buggies are continuing their evolution at a staggering rate and a big part of the innovation is the incorporation of laydown transmissions. Whether you choose a new factory conversion, a purpose-built buggy, or a 3D-printed aftermarket tuning option, there’s a lot of ways to jump on board. Most were initially developed for carpet or […]
Under the Hood: EJ Evan’s TOP Racing Sabre

Under the Hood: EJ Evan’s TOP Racing Sabre

Touring car racing is fast, competitive and highly technical with technology pushed to the edge with complicated designs and innovations. Surprisingly, there’s room for small manufacturers to make their mark and refreshing to see something different. TOP Racing is one of those companies and had one of their top drivers EJ Evans racing in the […]
Kevin Motter has had little time with the new 22 3.0, but is already showing what it i capable of.

2015 RROC Outdoor: Under the Hood of Kevin Motter’s TQ TLR 22 3.0

The mains are running today at the 2015 Reedy Outdoor Off-Road Race of Champions, and I was able to get a peak at Kevin Motter’s TLR 22 3.0 that grabbed the TQ spot in Open 2WD buggy. In spite of the loose, dusty conditions, his buggy is almost entirely in box stock configuration. For power […]
Out of the Box: Losi Audi R8 LMS Ultra FIA-GT3 RTR

Out of the Box: Losi Audi R8 LMS Ultra FIA-GT3 RTR

Losi made waves with the announcement of its new 1/6 scale 6IX platform wrapped in Audi R8 GT3 bodywork, and RC Car Action is the first to get a review car. For Losi’s official pics and tech details, see our previous post on the big Audi. Full review coming up, for now let’s see what you get […]
Who Will Win the 2015 IFMAR Electric Off-Road Worlds?

Who Will Win the 2015 IFMAR Electric Off-Road Worlds?

The best drivers from all over the world will make their way to Yatabe Arena, Japan for the 2015 IFMAR Electric Off-Road Worlds. This is the most prestigious event for electric off-road racing and the best pros from around the globe will be competing for the coveted win. However, this worlds will be throwing in […]
Online Coverage Of The 2013 Hobby Haven Off-Road Shootout

Online Coverage Of The 2013 Hobby Haven Off-Road Shootout

Over the Labor Day Weekend I went back to Urbandale, IA for the 2013 Hobby Haven Off-Road Shootout. This is the 14th year of this annual local event, but this race has now grown into a recognized regional event that attracts more out of state racers each year. This year we saw 258 entries with […]
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