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5 Best Racers of All Time

5 Best Racers of All Time

Regardless of the sport, or hobby in this case, one of the most fun and frequent debates is who is the best of best. In the same way that there is no “right” answer to who’s the best QB (it’s Montana, by the way), hoops star (Jordan all the way) or hockey player (he might […]

Why The EU?

We contacted Losi to see why they produced the 8IGHT 2.0 EU specifically for the European market. Since Adam Drake is involved with everything nitro and racing at Losi he was a good source to find out more about the EU. Here are five quick questions with The Drake.      RCCA: What prompted doing […]
Radios Have Come A Long Way!

Radios Have Come A Long Way!

Radios have improved leaps and bounds in their 30-plus year history. Not long ago, RC car enthusiasts were using stick radios. Eventually those stick radios evolved into radios with wheels and triggers similar to what we use today. KO Propo has always been at the forefront of radio technology and this mock up of one […]

Host a Killer Rock Crawling Comp!

Rock crawling is fun to do in your backyard or at the local hot spots, but when you actually go out and compete, you take it to a whole new level. Rock crawling competitions are a total blast and really add to the enjoyment of this segment. Crawling over open rocks can be a challenge, […]
Become A Better Racer

Become A Better Racer

                 Losi’s Adam Drake has had to work his way to the top of the nitro racing world. He admits that he doesn’t have the raw speed that some of the top pros have been blessed with. He sticks to a strict practice regime and focuses on mental […]

2009 ISC Ultimate Speed Challenge

http://www.rc-isc.com/   Fontana, CA—it was a record-setting weekend at the 2009 ISC Ultimate Speed Challenge—in fact, 12 new records were set. Taking place at the Auto Club Speedway’s 1/4-mile drag strip on a sunny day in Southern California, competitors came from as far as Louisiana with one goal in mind: be the absolute fastest in […]
Castle Creations Mamba Micro Pro

Castle Creations Mamba Micro Pro

The Castle Creations Mamba 25 system was one of the first brushless systems specially designed for 1/18-scale vehicles. It brought a whole new level of speed to the minis. While this brushless system is super reliable and an excellent performer, technology is constantly improving and new speed controls have been released. The most recent from […]
JConcepts Crowbars 1/8-Scale Buggy Tires – Blue Compound

JConcepts Crowbars 1/8-Scale Buggy Tires – Blue Compound

Test Location: Pin Shop Hobbies >> Oakville, CT I mounted up the Crowbars to some JConcepts Max-Ups buggy wheels and let the CA glue bond overnight. I tossed them on my Team Associated RC8 electric buggy and ran it at the local Saturday races. The tires seemed to hook up very well and had great […]

21st annual NR/CTPA World Championships

  Text: Joe Kilian Pictures: Phil Grande   The tradition continues! The 21st annual NR/CTPA World Championships were held at the Ramada Inn in Holiday City, OH on October 9-11. The event started off on Friday night with the Friday Night Drags featuring 4×4 modified monster trucks. Some of these were specially designed for this […]
Mayhem Engineering Ultimate Comp Wheels

Mayhem Engineering Ultimate Comp Wheels

Mayhem Engineering has been making high-quality rock crawling rims for years, and the Ultimate Comp Wheel is their latest offering. The Ultimate Comp Wheels feature aluminum construction and center supports that prevent the foam inside the wheel from moving laterally. By doing this, side-hilling and tire support should be drastically improved as well as the […]

2009 ROAR Electric Off-Road Nationals

Monday, June 22, 2009 11:31:09 AM by Trevor “Chilly” Duncan Watch for updates here as I report from Omaha this week. If you have any questions, or would like to see something featured, please shoot an e-mail over to me at rccanews@airage.com . And if you are attending this year’s race make sure stop by […]

DuraTrax Vendetta TC

DuraTrax’s 1/18-scale lineup has been expanded now to include a ready-to-run touring car, the Vendetta TC RTR. Since it is based on the previous Vendetta vehicles, the road-driven version features a molded-plastic semi-tub chassis, 4-wheel independent suspension with fluid-filled shocks, ball differentials and a shaft-driven 4WD drivetrain spinning on ball bearings. Even better is that […]
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