Electric

April Fools Classic: 2WD Buggy & Truck Wins for Associated, TLR Takes 4WD Buggy

The 2016 April Fools Classic is completed with Team Associated’s Robbie Gillespie Jr. TQ’ing all three of the premiere classes of modified truck, buggy and 4WD buggy and nearly had the perfect weekend. But, in spite of winning truck and buggy in the first a-mains to lock down the wins from up front, it was [...]

Apr 03, 2016 Comments
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Big Turnout and Lots of Fun at the 2016 April Fools Classic

The April Fools Classic has a long and prestigious history and this year saw attendance at an all time high with over 42 heats of racing making it one of the largest, if not the largest electric racing event in America. Check out some of the action in this quick photo gallery. Results coming up.

Apr 03, 2016 Comments
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Axial SCX10 Volvo XC90 by Micheal Matthews [READER'S RIDE]

A Volvo RC vehicle is just about as rare a thing as a Big Foot sighting. With Micheal’s Axial-based rig, you get both—because he has installed a Sasquatch driver figure behind the wheel of his SCX10-XC90. But don’t let the whimsical wheelman fool you—this is a serious scale project. It uses the SCX10 chassis and [...]

Mar 30, 2016 Comments
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Interview: Stock Racing with Jeff “Humpty” Helms [RACE WATCH]

Jeff “Humpty” Helms is known by many racers, as the man in stock racing. The Arizona local is credited with pushing the technology of batteries to the limit and doing every little tweak to gain an edge in the class. He’s received lots of criticism for his work and many feel has changed the original [...]

Mar 29, 2016 Comments
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Indoor Hydroplaning With a Traxxas Slash Is Nuts [VIDEO]

You want to see some crazy hydroplaning? We got your crazy hydroplaning right here, via Traxxas. No need to worry about running out of pond, this paddle-equipped Slash 4X4 will hydro until someone turns off the faucet. Bonus: wakeboard tricks. Click here for more Traxxas posts.

Mar 28, 2016 Comments
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New HobbyKing Basher RZ-4 1/10 Rally Racer V2 (Kit and ARR)

There’s nothing quite like a rally car getting sideways and drifting around a gravel road, snow course or asphalt chicane, and the new HobbyKing Basher RZ-4 1/10 Rally Racer V2 is perfect for those multi-terrain adventures. Featuring a belt driven 4WD drivetrain, and adjustable aluminum shocks, this budget-friendly rally racer comes as a pre-assembled kit [...]

Mar 23, 2016 Comments
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Interview: Race Vehicles with Kurt “Coach” Wenger [Race Watch]

Race vehicles are considered by many to be at the front of technology. Their designs, features and geometry are constantly in a state of evolution with the goal to give racers the tiny advantage they need to get to the winner’s circle. One of those engineers that strives to improve those vehicles is Kurt “Coach” [...]

Mar 22, 2016 Comments
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Xpress Is Back With Xpresso K1 “Kei Car”

If you were into RC during the late 90s /early 2000s touring car boom, you’ll no doubt recall Xpress. The brand faded as touring cars went from red-hot to just another category, but now Xpress is back and the Xpresso K1 is their latest kit. The graphite and aluminum chassis is designed to accept bodies [...]

Mar 19, 2016 Comments
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