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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; [...]

Apr 14, 2014 Comments
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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 [...]

Apr 09, 2014 Comments
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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, [...]

Mar 28, 2014 Comments
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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 [...]

Mar 26, 2014 Comments
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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 [...]

Mar 21, 2014 Comments
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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 [...]

Mar 18, 2014 Comments
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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 [...]

Mar 17, 2014 Comments
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Tebo, Cavalieri, Neumann, and Phend earn TQ honors at 28th Annual Cactus Classic – Updated with video!

For the first time in its 28-year history, Day Two of the Cactus Classic featured B-Main Last Chance Qualifiers for the modified 2WD and 4WD buggy divisions – and the winner of each “LCQ” bumped up into tomorrow’s triple-A Mains to race for the final championship trophies awarded here at Scottsdale R/C Speedway. Before those [...]

Mar 16, 2014 Comments
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