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Kyosho Scorpion Re-release to debut at RCX!

Kyosho Scorpion Re-release to debut at RCX!

Big new for vintage RC buffs: Kyosho’s 1982 Scorpion is getting the re-release treatment! No details yet other than the teaser banner below as spotted on the Kyosho Japan site, but you won’t have to wait long to see the car–it’s going to be at the RCX show, May 17-18! We’ll follow up as soon as […]
LaTrax Announces Hop-Ups for Teton

LaTrax Announces Hop-Ups for Teton

Regular readers will recall our LaTrax Teton review from the May issue, where we enjoyed the truck in out-of-the box trim. Now LaTrax is rolling out upgrades for the little rig to increase performance and cool-factor. Visit the page for the new gear in our Hot News and New Stuff forum for the full lowdown; […]

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Traxxas T-Maxx Awards

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Tamiya Japan Reveals Rock Socker CR-01

Tamiya Japan Reveals Rock Socker CR-01

No pic of this bad boy at the Tamiya USA site yet, so we snagged this shot from Tamiya Japan–remember, “www” stands for world wide web! The trail-taming CR-01 platform is the latest Tamiya rig to get a new-body refresh. Dubbed the “Rock Socker,” the truck’s lexan bodywork is based on the classic Stadium Blitzer design with […]
HobbyKing goes 2WD SCT racing for less than $100!

HobbyKing goes 2WD SCT racing for less than $100!

Got an extra set of electronics laying around? If so, you can pick up Turnigy’s new SCT V2 kit and go racing for less than a Benjamin. Not only does the SCT V2 look like a modern SCT in terms of chassis and suspension design, but the truck comes with threaded aluminum “big bore” shocks, […]

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New & Hot: Axial’s Casey-Currie-inspired SCX10 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited C/R Edition

New & Hot: Axial’s Casey-Currie-inspired SCX10 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited C/R Edition

Axial‘s latest SCX10 RTR is packed to the gills with licensed replica gear from a gang of full-size off-roading’s hottest brands, including a Rigid Industries light bar (with 10 working LEDs!), BFGoodrich Krawler T/A KX tires, Black Rock wheels, and Poison Spyder’s Rock Brawler bumpers and Crusher fender flares. The new SCX10 flavor also shows off CRC […]
Biggest stories from the pits and racetrack of the Cactus Classic

Biggest stories from the pits and racetrack of the Cactus Classic

As with any big race, the pit area of last weekend’s 28th Annual Cactus Classic at SRS was full of new products from a wide variety of manufacturers – including new products being run in race conditions for the first time! Here’s a look at new products found in the pit area this year, along […]

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Kyosho Announces ReadySet Inferno MP9e TKI T1

Kyosho Announces ReadySet Inferno MP9e TKI T1

We just featured the nitro-burning version of Kyosho’s RTR Inferno on our April cover,  and now the electric version is set to hit stores. Orion supplies the brushless power system, which is rated for 4S LiPo, and Kyosho includes the LCD-equipped version of their Synchro 2.4GHz pistol. Full Kyosho hype after the pics. More pics […]
Dakotah Phend does the double to highlight Cactus Classic main events

Dakotah Phend does the double to highlight Cactus Classic main events

The 28th running of the Cactus Classic ended with what may very well have been the last set of main events to be run on the famous sunbaked outdoor blue groove at the current Scottsdale R/C Speedway, and what a day of racing it was. All five premiere-class titles were decided in spectacular fashion, and […]

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Tebo, Neumann, and Maifield stand out through opening rounds of the Cactus Classic

Tebo, Neumann, and Maifield stand out through opening rounds of the Cactus Classic

Morning cloud cover gave way to crystal clear blue skies for the opening round of the 28th Annual Cactus Classic, with both the racing action and temperature climbing throughout the morning. The grippy and rough track conditions proved troublesome for even the best racers in the country, with several big names struggling in the first […]

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Basher Announces “Nitro Circus” Short-Course 4X4

Basher Announces “Nitro Circus” Short-Course 4X4

Basher’s Nitro Circus line now includes a 4WD short-course machine, offered as an “Almost Ready to Run” model ready for the transmitter, receiver, and batteries of your choice. Specs are similar to the Nitro Circus monster truck (as tested in our latest issue), with an aluminum chassis, oversized aluminum shocks, a triple-diff drivetrain, 35-amp speed control, […]
One final time under the sun – 2014 Cactus Classic Preview

One final time under the sun – 2014 Cactus Classic Preview

One of the longest-tenured races in RC, the 28th Annual Cactus Classic will again run for the final time at the original Scottsdale RC Speedway in Scottsdale, AZ, and the track looks like one of the fastest and least risky in years, with plenty of high speed corners that should ensure incredibly close racing. Last […]
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