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Interview: Team Associated’s Spencer Rivkin, IFMAR’s New 2WD World Champion

Interview: Team Associated’s Spencer Rivkin, IFMAR’s New 2WD World Champion

The list of drivers who have earned an IFMAR Off-Road Worlds title is a who’s-who of RC’s top pros, but sometimes a rookie pro makes the leap into the limelight to best the established top guns. This year, that driver is Team Associated’s Spencer Rivkin, who shocked the racing scene by taking the 2015 2WD […]

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Chevy 3500 Dually Toy Conversion by Karl Sandvik [Reader’s Ride]

Chevy 3500 Dually Toy Conversion by Karl Sandvik [Reader’s Ride]

About the only thing that gives away the scale of Karl Sandvik’s Chevy 3500 Dually work truck is the size of the hex heads on the custom steel frame rails! We’re suckers for a truck that nearly suckers us! Karl tells us he chopped up a Tamiya CC-01 front suspension for it, widening the suspension […]
The new TLR 22 3.0 is prepped tp hit the track at OCRC Raceway in Huntington Beach, Caifornia. Jake Thayer (buggy shown) and Kevin Motter received the buggy and extra parts and meticulously prepared it. Last night they were able to start putting it through its paces and tuning it for the famous dirt.

TLR 22 3.0 2WD Buggy In Action at OCRC

The electric off-road racing scene has been given quite a big shake up with TLR releasing their new 22 3.0 2WD buggy. The buggy isn’t just a new version, but almost a completely new platform with a host of very interesting features. We got a VIP invitation to go to OCRC Raceway in Huntington Beach […]

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Traxxas/Axial Hybrid Scout 80 by Scott Lempert [Reader’s Ride]

Traxxas/Axial Hybrid Scout 80 by Scott Lempert [Reader’s Ride]

We could probably do an entire column just on Scott Lempert’s scale projects, so prolific is he with off-season building. One in particular that caught our eye was this ’63 International Scout 80—not just for the styrene body which Scott crafted himself, but for the unusual mix of components. The backbone is a set of […]
XRAY’s Bruno Coelho is the New 2015 IFMAR 4WD EP World Champ

XRAY’s Bruno Coelho is the New 2015 IFMAR 4WD EP World Champ

In what seemed like a predestined outcome for XRAY’s Bruno Coelho, the second of three a-mains saw Coelho lead from the horn all the way to the end and take the 4WD IFMAR World Title. Schumacher’s Michal Orlowski ran strong in the main after a crash sent him back in the first main, to finish […]

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IFMAR 4WD EP Worlds: XRAY’s Bruno Coelho Takes Q5 Win, A-Mains Set

IFMAR 4WD EP Worlds: XRAY’s Bruno Coelho Takes Q5 Win, A-Mains Set

XRAY’s Bruno Coelho who locked down TQ early in Round 4 with only one more round of qualifying to go. The Portuguese driver, who was very quick in 2WD, but made too many mistakes to make the A-Main, had everything come together in 4WD to sit at front in Pole Position with everyone else still […]

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2015 IFMAR EP Off-Road Worlds: A Look At the 4WD Buggy Track Layout [VIDEO]

2015 IFMAR EP Off-Road Worlds: A Look At the 4WD Buggy Track Layout [VIDEO]

With 2WD buggy in the history books, attention has switched to the 4WD Buggy class at the 2015 IFMAR EP Off-Road Worlds. One of the important things at the event is the new layout that was changed for the fast 4WD buggies (some areas remain the same). Keeping in line with all IFMAR EP Off-Road […]
Spencer Rivkin Clinches the 2WD IFMAR Worlds for Team Associated

Spencer Rivkin Clinches the 2WD IFMAR Worlds for Team Associated

The 2015 IFMAR World Championships is delivering all the excitement and fast racing that befits an event of this magnitude. With the final race of the triple A-mains history, it is Team Associated’s Spencer Rivkin who has taken the 2WD buggy title in dramatic fashion. But, it wasn’t easy and everyone was on the edge […]
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