This fantastic submission from down under by RC enthusiast turned full-scale racer and automotive journalist Dean Evans illustrates how the passion for competition and the technical skills it develops can take you far—in his case all the way to Bathurst where his amazing run from 16th place to 1st in a single lap has become [...]
Faster than a speeding bullet…actually, it IS a speeding bullet! Powered by more brushless and LiPo horsepower than what’s probably in your entire collection of RC cars put together, Nic Case drove the latest version of his record-breaking streamliner to 184 mph, inching closer to the magical mark of 200 mph, and captured the whole [...]
After six grueling days of racing action in order to crown two new IFMAR Electric Off Road World Champions, Kyosho’s Jared Tebo in 2WD and Team Associated driver Steven Hartson in 4WD, all attendees were invited to the official IFMAR Worlds Awards Banquet held this year at the famed Sierra Nevada brewery conveniently located less [...]
With a thrilling victory in the third A-Main over Jay Halsey and Chris Allec, Gil Losi Jr. wins the IFMAR 4WD Electric Off-Road World Championship! Relax – you didn’t stumble into a time machine and travel back to 1985, you’re just watching this old clip from the first-ever IFMAR Worlds for electric off-road buggies held [...]
We had so much fun with our first 60 Second Small Talk interviews yesterday that we put together another batch! Here’s another dozen one-minute chats with some of the fastest 2WD buggy drivers on Planet Earth talking about the difficult Silver Dollar RC Raceway course that will decide this year’s IFMAR World Champions.
After a few more agonizing hours of track maintenance to return the Silver Dollar RC Raceway course to its pristine condition ahead of the first round of practice (we even watched track builders Kevin Jelich and Mike Maxwell using a blow torch to dry the track!) we finally got to watch buggies circle the track! [...]
Now that’s a cop car. Vaterra’s Swift Justice 2012 CHP Camaro LZ1 is built on the excellent V100 platform, which means you get shaft-driven 4WD with full ball bearings, universal-joint axles, and sealed bevel-gear differentials. To give the Camaro shell its po-po makeover, Vaterra spec’d a new push-bar front bumper and official California Highway Patrol [...]
Earlier this spring, well-known YouTube user and RC filmmaker ‘djmedic2008′ took full advantage of the warming spring time, and the snow melt it caused, to put together one of the sloppiest, muckiest, and most entertaining mudder videos we’ve ever seen! Watch as he uses his 21-pound, 6X6 semi that he calls “THE JUGGERNAUT” to rescue [...]