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Team Durango Announces New Off-Road Racing Lineup

Team Durango has announced an entirely new lineup of vehicles. These aren’t updated versions of old platforms, but completely new designs with innovative features. Designed with high-level racing in mind, the off-road vehicles share many components for easier parts availability. We first spotted the cars at the 2015 Cactus Classic, and now they’re ready to [...]

Mar 24, 2015 Comments by
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Durango Previews New Models at Cactus Classic

Team Durango displayed their new lineup coming out in early April of 2015. The new Durango vehicles are only a tease and I wasn’t able to look under their hoods, but they are all new platforms and not just a new freshening up of older models. The DNX8 is their 1/8-scale nitro buggy and I [...]

Mar 12, 2015 Comments by
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Adam Drake Joins Mugen Seiki

There’s been plenty of speculation as to where Adam Drake would land after parting with longtime sponsor TLR, and word has just come down that The Drake is running for Mugen. Adam was first spotted running a Mugen buggy at the Dirt Nitro Challenge a little more than a week ago, and Mugen has now [...]

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TLR’s Maifield and HB/HPI’s David Ronnefalk take Pro Buggy and Truggy at The 2015 Dirt Nitro Challnge.

Monday morning and the dust has settled at the 16th annual Dirt Nitro Challenge held in Goodyear, Arizona. With epic battles throughout the weekend on each of the three Nitro Challenge tracks (1/5, 1/8, 1/10) some drivers came home with glory and the rest in defeat. The prized podiums as always came from the big [...]

Feb 23, 2015 Comments by
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HB Tessmann Worlds Edition D815 – Champ In a Box

First came the Tessmann-Edition truggy (which you’ll see reviewed in our May issue), and now HB has tooled up another Ty-approved machine: the worlds version of his 2014 IFMAR Worlds-winning D812. Now dubbed the D815 Tessmann Worlds Edition, the top performing buggy gets an improved center drivetrain, aluminum servo saver arm and sintered brake pads [...]

Feb 23, 2015 Comments by
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It’s Time for ROAR to Update Their Rules

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 [...]

Feb 16, 2015 Comments by
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HPI Baja 5R On-Road – Nuremberg News

You can put this right at the top of the “we didn’t see it coming list”! HPI has made some tweaks to its popular Baja line and has introduced on on-road version for all of us to enjoy. The Baja 5R has a chassis that is designed specifically for on-road use and power for this [...]

Jan 29, 2015 Comments
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Losi 8IGHT & 8IGHT-T Go Gas, Get AVC – Nuremberg News

Losi’s gas technology is finally trickling down to other vehicles in the lineup. The next two vehicles on the list to get the innovational engine are Losi’s 8IGHT buggy and 8IGHT-T truggy. Losi has done a lot to make these RTR vehicles very user friendly. You get reliable power from the Dynamite .31 gasoline engine [...]

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