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Axial SCX10 Volvo XC90 by Micheal Matthews [READER’S RIDE]

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 […]
Interview: Stock Racing with Jeff “Humpty” Helms [RACE WATCH]

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 […]
Indoor Hydroplaning With a Traxxas Slash Is Nuts [VIDEO]

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.
New HobbyKing Basher RZ-4 1/10 Rally Racer V2 (Kit and ARR)

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 […]
Interview: Race Vehicles with Kurt “Coach” Wenger [Race Watch]

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” […]
Xpress Is Back With Xpresso K1 “Kei Car”

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 […]
Roosts and Dirt Flying with the Helion Select Four 10SC [VIDEO]

Roosts and Dirt Flying with the Helion Select Four 10SC [VIDEO]

Short-course trucks are an American staple and the new Helion Select Four is a great way to take on the dirt with 4WD aggression. Featuring brushless technology and a host of other great features, this truck packs a lot in for small amounts of money. To see more info and products from Helion click here. […]
New Reedy LiPo Battery Weight Set Helps Tune Weight Bias

New Reedy LiPo Battery Weight Set Helps Tune Weight Bias

The weight of a battery is a significant part of how your vehicle handles and if you can add more to it or place additional weight low on the chassis, it can significantly affect the center of gravity. Racers know this and can now purchase these battery weights that are specifically designed to use with […]
Interview: Electric 1/8-scale Buggy Power with LRP’s JD Mora [FAST LAPS]

Interview: Electric 1/8-scale Buggy Power with LRP’s JD Mora [FAST LAPS]

1/8-scale buggies are big and imposing, and until recently have only been powered by nitro engines. But, with modern electronics and LiPo batteries, it has evolved giving racers the option to go indoors or enjoy the torque and speed of electric power providing a different driving experience. We caught up with LRP America’s “JD” Mora, […]
New Futaba 4PX-R 4-Channel T-FHSS  Limited Edition Radio System

New Futaba 4PX-R 4-Channel T-FHSS Limited Edition Radio System

Transmitters are getting more and more technical all the time and with the release of the new Futaba 4PX-R, users will get some of the most advanced features available with a host of options normally only available as aftermarket purchases. This Limited Edition transmitter includes these optional parts: LiFe battery and charger, metal throttle trigger, […]
Winter 2015-2016 So Cal Scale Series Round 4 Formula 1 podium.

On-Road Racers Battle it Out in Round 4 of the So Cal R/C Scale Series

On-road racing has all the speed and precision racers love and combined with scale realism and you have a recipe for a lot of fun. Presented by Tuning Haus, this series sees Formula 1 and GT Sedans battle it out for top honors in a series that rewards consistency and perseverance. This was the fourth […]
It’s Time for ROAR to Update Their Rules [FAST LAPS]

It’s Time for ROAR to Update Their Rules [FAST LAPS]

Racing needs rules. Without them there would be no guidelines and confusion would rein. But what happens when the rules are so vague, outdated or confusing that their relevance is useless? Thumbing through the latest rulebook and you’ll see a lot of rules with a ton of detail. It can be overwhelming, but fortunately the […]
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