Electric

ROAR Electric Off-Road Nationals – First Round Results

After two days of practice and yesterday’s final seeding round, the first qualifying heats kicked off on the sugared Silver Dollar RC Raceway course this morning. The high speeds and high grip levels are making it difficult for everyone to keep their cars rubber-side down, rewarding those who can back down the aggression and calm [...]

Aug 09, 2013 Comments
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Readers’s Ride of the Week: Bert Jones’ Traxxas Slash

Great shot from Facebook fan Bert Jones! Perfect composition, it’s in focus, and that late-afternoon sun looks killer. As for the truck, it’s the Kyle Busch version of the Traxxas Slash. Look for this one in the pages of RC Car Action! If you want to share your ride with us (whether it’s in action [...]

Jul 30, 2013 Comments
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Total Domination by Team Associated at Hot Rod Hobbies Shootout – Watch the A-Mains here!

It is always an amazing experience to attend a major RC race and watch some of the best drivers in the world perform at the highest level of competition. Throw into the mix a super high bite track, such as the one at Hot Rod Hobbies Shootout where finding traction isn’t an issue, and watching [...]

Jul 25, 2013 Comments
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Team Associated Sweep at Hot Rod Hobbies Shootout – Tessmann, Cavalieri and Maifield finish on top

It was definitely a hot one at this year’s Hot Rod Hobbies Shootout; not just the above-average temperatures but the racing as well. The spectators that only came on Sunday to watch the mains definitely dodged a bullet as Saturday qualifying saw 100+ degree sweltering heat. With many of the world’s best drivers in attendance [...]

Jul 22, 2013 Comments
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Cavalieri, Hartson and Olson Score Associated Top Gun Shootout Wins–Watch the A-Mains here!

The mains have been ran, the dust has settled and winners have emerged to collect their cash payouts. The final day of the racing weekend started out with the lower mains; the racers who missed being in the show by mere seconds and were still striving to collect the elusive cash purse by trying to bump [...]

Jul 10, 2013 Comments
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2nd Annual Team Associated Top Gun Shootout – Saturday Qualifying

Do you have the need…for speed? You’re not the only one as racers once again brought the dogfight to Fightertown USA at this years Team Associated Top Gun Shootout. Now in its 2nd year running, this race gets its inspiration from the fact that the iconic 80’s movie, Top Gun, was filmed with in stone’s [...]

Jul 07, 2013 Comments
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Novak announces Vintage Trans-Am spec motor

Novak has been a big supporter of the U.S. Vintage Trans-Am R/C Racing Series and they even developed a special Ballistic Spec 25.5T brushless motor to use for competition. They recently introduced a new motor product line called the Vulcan, and they have borrowed some of that technology to create the new Ballistic Boss VTA [...]

Jun 21, 2013 Comments
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Tamiya TXT-2 Agrios Build

Who can resist a new kit-build, especially when it’s a nut, bolt, and screw-a-palooza from Tamiya? The new TXT-2 Agrios is the latest model to get the online build-up treatment, and the wrench-spinning starts now. Let’s have a look at what’s inside the box… Parts–and lots of them. It looks like there should be more [...]

May 30, 2013 Comments
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