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Action From the 2016 EFRA 1/12-Scale Euros [VIDEO]

Action From the 2016 EFRA 1/12-Scale Euros [VIDEO]

There’s been a lot of interesting news in 1/12-scale racing these days, and with the controversial ruling by IFMAR to go to 2S LiPo batteries, then a subsequent reversal of the ruling back to 1S after heated opinions including the video done by Josh Cyrul went viral, it appears that we are back to square […]
Flashback: 2016 Reedy Off-Road Race of Champions [VIDEO]

Flashback: 2016 Reedy Off-Road Race of Champions [VIDEO]

The 2017 Reedy Off-Road Race of Champions is just around the corner and once again will be held at the famous OCRC Raceway in Huntington Beach, California. The event is one of the most prestigious on the race calendar and provides amazing action for spectators in the unique Invitational format that contests only modified 2WD […]

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Pro Tips: Team Associated’s Jake Mayo Shares His Secrets

Pro Tips: Team Associated’s Jake Mayo Shares His Secrets

Team Associated’s Jake Mayo stormed on to the professional racing scene in the last couple of years, and along the way racked up some impressive results including grabbing the title in the premiere classes at the 2015 Reedy Outdoor Race of Champions and also driving his way in to a spot in the Invitational Class […]
Snow Cat with 3D Printed Blower for Wintertime [VIDEO]

Snow Cat with 3D Printed Blower for Wintertime [VIDEO]

It’s winter and for most people in the northern hemisphere, so that means snow. But, before you hide indoors, check out this snow cat with 3D printed snow blower. Yep, it started out as a Kyosho Blizzard, and with some creative engineering, it is fully functional and ready to take on the task most of […]

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Rubber Off-Road Track?

Rubber Off-Road Track?

Electric off-road is the most popular form of racing, but has more than its own share of controversy. A long laundry list of viral arguments can be heard by many of the racers, highlighted by the use of carpet, astro-turf, or clay, instead of the more traditional loamy, loose dirt surface. Well, now there is […]
Race in to the Open Class at 2017 Reedy Race of Champions

Race in to the Open Class at 2017 Reedy Race of Champions

The Reedy Race is unique and brings together some of the best drivers anywhere to compete in an event that only includes 2WD and 4WD buggies with modified motors. In the past, in order for the event to be enjoyed by all, the organizers limited entries by using a lottery system. However, the 2017 event […]

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Team Associated’s Ryan Cavalieri Sweeps 2016 Top Gun Shootout

Team Associated’s Ryan Cavalieri Sweeps 2016 Top Gun Shootout

Held over the weekend of December 3-4, the 2016 Top Gun Shootout was a big success and may be a hint at things to come with an ownership change at the host track SDRC Raceway in San Diego, California. With Team Associated stepping up as the premiere sponsor for the growing event, it was only […]
Tamiya and Rheinard Part Ways:  A Racing Legacy Comes To An End

Tamiya and Rheinard Part Ways: A Racing Legacy Comes To An End

TRF is the racing division of Tamiya and has been closely associated with Germany’s Marc Rheinard since 1994 when Rheinard started racing at the young age of eight. In 2005, he made the partnership official when he signed for the iconic Japanese company and went on to score numerous victories including a long list of […]

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New Axial Yeti Score and Yeti Jr. 1/18 Rock Racer RTR [VIDEO]

New Axial Yeti Score and Yeti Jr. 1/18 Rock Racer RTR [VIDEO]

The Yeti lineup from Axial has been a huge hit, and now they are releasing something we didn’t expect, the Yeti Jr., a 1/18-scale electric 4WD Rock Racer, and Yeti Score, a 1/10-scale electric 4WD Trophy Truck. Both are nicely outfitted right out of the box (RTR), and feature durable construction, desert styling, solid rear […]
Pro Driver Interview: Yokomo’s Carson Wernimont

Pro Driver Interview: Yokomo’s Carson Wernimont

Carson Wernimont is a SoCal pro who burst onto the scene just a few years ago. Brought up on full-size racing, his approach is unusual for the RC industry. His true passion is nitro 1/8-scale buggy, and he went as far as third place at the 2014 IFMAR World Championships. Lately, his entire focus has […]

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Tamiya Clod Buster Time Machine [READER’S RIDE]

Tamiya Clod Buster Time Machine [READER’S RIDE]

We’ve been on a retro kick lately, and Mike Lohmann’s Clod Buster shows exactly why these old-school rides can be so cool! Mike tells us this is a seriously old-school Clod Buster is one of several that he has done as he relives his youth by collecting all the parts he couldn’t afford back then. He […]
Is IFMAR’s New 2S LiPo Rule for 1/12-Scale Modified Too Fast? [VIDEO]

Is IFMAR’s New 2S LiPo Rule for 1/12-Scale Modified Too Fast? [VIDEO]

1/12-scale pan cars are extremely fast and modified takes a level of skill that only a few drivers in the world possess. Gone are the days where drivers have to manage their batteries to make the full eight-minute runs. Today’s brushless motors and LiPo battery technology put out so much power and have so much […]
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