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ROAR 1/8 Nitro Off-Road Nats: Ty Tessmann TQs Buggy & Truggy

ROAR 1/8 Nitro Off-Road Nats: Ty Tessmann TQs Buggy & Truggy

The action at the 2015 1/8 Scale Nitro Nationals has been as hot as the daily 100-degree weather and with a lot of the world’s fastest drivers are in attendance, the racing is super close with one big factor that a lot of drivers faced; the Tessmann factor. HB/HPI driver, Ty Tessmann has been on […]

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Serpent Electrifies 200mm Touring With Natrix 748-e

Serpent Electrifies 200mm Touring With Natrix 748-e

Nitro touring cars enjoy big flowing tracks and fast racing, but sometimes the draw of an electric vehicle is too cool to pass up. Serpent knows this and now offers their 200mm 748 touring car in an electric version. Touted as the Natrix 748-e, this car has all the features you’d expect to see in […]
I’m building a Durango DNX8!

I’m building a Durango DNX8!

The outdoor off-road season is here and I am currently building a new Durango DNX8 to get some track time with. This is the latest and greatest nitro 1/8-scae buggy from Durango and I can’t wait to dig into the build. Let’s take a look at what I have going on for the local off-road […]

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Xpert Announces New Low-Profile Servos

Xpert Announces New Low-Profile Servos

When you are ready to make your vehicle perform at its best, upgrading your servo to something purpose built can make a big difference in how it handles. Xpert RC is known for their high quality servos and has announced two new low profile servos, the PI-3402 & PM-3402. These servos have been given the […]
JConcepts’ Aluminum Gauge Will Get Your Ride Height Right

JConcepts’ Aluminum Gauge Will Get Your Ride Height Right

Racing these days is getting more and more technical with setup being crucial to performance. JConcepts knows racing and have made a pretty trick ride height gauge for those looking to take their setup to the next level. Available in Blue and Black, these billet aluminum gauges are made to be accurate and have tight […]

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Team Associated Reveals RC8B3 Details

Team Associated Reveals RC8B3 Details

As quickly as we got the “sneak peek” news up, Associated has gone ahead and released all the details of the new RC8B3. The buggy just won the NeoX race in the hands of Ryan Cavalieri, and has been successful in prototype form on the way to its final specs–as you’ll recall, Cavalieri took second […]

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50 Years of Kyosho

50 Years of Kyosho

Kyosho has earned most of its cred with modern RC fans thanks to a string of iconic RC cars in the 80s and 90s (to say nothing of the current lineup), but the Big K’s history goes much farther back. In this article from our November 2013 issue, we look back at 50 years of […]
Short-Course Body Guide

Short-Course Body Guide

If your short-course machine is looking ragged, there’s no better fix than a fresh body to restore that new-truck look—or transform your ride into a scale truck, desert runner, or even a vintage muscle car. For a look at all the options as featured in last Summer’s Short Course Special, just hit the link—you’re sure […]

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LRP’s Vehicle Line Now Coming to USA

LRP’s Vehicle Line Now Coming to USA

LRP has had an established line of vehicles in Europe for years, and they’re finally coming to our shores via LRP America. LRP is coming out of the gate with nine nitro and electric in 1/10 and 1/8 scale. For full details, click on the links below to visit each model’s page in our Hot […]
Expert Nitro Buggy Podium- Kyosho's Jared Tebo 1st, Team Associated's Ryan Cavalieri 2nd, HPI/Hot Bodies Ty Tessmann 3rd.

Tebo Takes Nitro & E-Buggy at Silver State, Maifield Scores Truggy Win

The 2015 Silver State race came to a conclusion last night held at RC Tracks in Las Vegas, the same track that will host the 2016 IFMAR Nitro Off-Road Worlds. In the prestigious Expert Nitro Buggy class, Kyosho’s Jared Tebo claimed another Silver State win, making it his fourth victory at this event. Ryan Cavalieri […]
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