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2017 Reedy Race of Champions: Photo Gallery 1

2017 Reedy Race of Champions: Photo Gallery 1

Lots to see at one of the biggest racing events of the year. There’s still plenty of racing, but this is where the drivers and manufacturers break out all the newest and greatest along with phenomenal driving.
2017 Reedy Race: 1st Day Shows TLR’s Phend Leading

2017 Reedy Race: 1st Day Shows TLR’s Phend Leading

The first day is completed at the 2017 Reedy Off-Road Race of Champions and the top Invite drivers are showing their experience and speed. The Reedy Race has a well-deserved reputation for exciting racing for the viewer, and it seemed only fitting to witness the best race in the last heat in the final (fourth) […]

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Reedy Race Keeps Tire Rules Tight

Reedy Race Keeps Tire Rules Tight

To help eliminate a tire advantage, the Reedy Race uses a very strict set of rules for the “control” tires in the 2WD and 4WD buggy classes. Included in the rules are specifics about how the tires can be treated. For 2WD, the approved tires are JConcepts Gold Space Bar fronts and JConcepts Gold Dirt Webs in the rear, both […]
Under the Hood: Dustin Evan’s B64D 4WD Buggy

Under the Hood: Dustin Evan’s B64D 4WD Buggy

Many of the Factory Team Drivers of Team Associated are debuting the new, highly anticipated B64D 4WD buggy at the 2017 Reedy Off-Road Race of Champions going on right now and we were fortunate enough to peak under newly signed Dustin Evan’s personal car. Sporting Reedy electronics, the buggy is already showing impressive speed and […]

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2017 Reedy Off-Road Race of Champions: The Track

2017 Reedy Off-Road Race of Champions: The Track

The 23rd edition of the Reedy Race of Champions is under way at OCRC Raceway in Huntington Beach, California, with practice kicking things off. As always at a big event, the layout draws a lot of attention and this year’s track is a real test with many features that are really testing the drivers. Highlights […]
Axial SCX10 with RC4WD Hardbody [READER’S RIDE]

Axial SCX10 with RC4WD Hardbody [READER’S RIDE]

Here’s a beautiful truck in a beautiful setting sent in by Cameron McLean. The chassis is an Axial SCX10-2, dressed up with a 4-door Mojave Hard Body from RC4WD with Customs stripes by Ernesto at URScale banners. Pro-Line supplied the front bumper and 2-inch Light Bar. Pro-Line also delivered the Swamper TSL SX Tires and […]

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Gear Guide 2017
Xray’s Ellis Chats About the New CRC Fasttrak II (FT2) Black Carpet

Xray’s Ellis Chats About the New CRC Fasttrak II (FT2) Black Carpet

Carpet racing is fast and technical and a track surface that’s been around for decades, but until a couple of years ago, has been predominantly grey “Ozite” called Fasttrak, sold by CRC (Calandra Racing Concepts). However, Ozite was no longer available to CRC and they had to source a new kind of carpet. After some […]
Flashback: 1989 National Ashby Indoor Carpet Racing [VIDEO]

Flashback: 1989 National Ashby Indoor Carpet Racing [VIDEO]

The 1989 Ashby National was typical for the era and included many of the fast UK drivers of the time driving on an indoor carpet track with pan cars. The video is a bit poor quality, but like the sub-c cells, stick radios with crystals and brushed motors, fit the time. Most of the video […]

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Phend Phenomenal at 30th Annual CRCRC Winter Midwest Championships

Phend Phenomenal at 30th Annual CRCRC Winter Midwest Championships

2017 is under way and with it the start of another year of racing including the 30th Annual CRCRC Winter Midwest Championships held at the Ohio RC factory. Held on January 4th through January 8th, the event was an early showcase for the Factory and Privateer racers. With all the team changes among many top […]
2017: Big Factory Driver Sponsorship Changes

2017: Big Factory Driver Sponsorship Changes

The end of a calendar year is the time when companies and professional drivers often make big changes to their contracts and 2017 will go down as a big one marked by big shakeups. Rumors began back in November, but everything went viral when the new year finally kicked in and everyone could make their […]

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Ryan Maifield Confirmed at Mugen and Yokomo with Buggy Images.

Ryan Maifield Confirmed at Mugen and Yokomo with Buggy Images.

Lots of big moves this year, but one of the biggest is the announcement of Ryan Maifield’s switch to Yokomo for 1/10-scale electric off-road and Mugen Seiki for 1/8-scale nitro and e-buggy. He’ll also now be backed by AMain Hobbies and using MKS servos, but his long relationship with JConcepts remains intact and healthy as […]
Custom Chevy K5 Blazer Drag Truck [READER’S RIDE]

Custom Chevy K5 Blazer Drag Truck [READER’S RIDE]

With all the great scale truck hard bodies now on the market, it’s easy to see why Dan Boyle chose one for his latest scale build. But rather than go the traditional truck route, he combined his love of drag racers with RC4WD’s excellent injection-molded K5 Blazer. It sits on a heavily modified Axial Wraith […]
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