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New Video! Losi 5IVE-T Roller review teaser

New Video! Losi 5IVE-T Roller review teaser

Losi’s new 5IVE-T Roller gets the full Performance Test treatment in our December issue, complete with Bartolone engine and pipe. Braaap!   Read the whole review (plus a lot of other stuff) in the December issue of RCCA!  
Greg Graves’ Traxxas Revo

Greg Graves’ Traxxas Revo

Greg found this Traxxas Revo on eBay in need of a little loving care and it was soon restored back to mint condition. He swapped the original 2.5 nitro engine for a more robust TRX3.3 Racing Engine, but the real handiwork here is Greg’s careful construction of the wood paneling he added to the bed […]

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Exclusive Coverage + Video: 2013 ROAR On-Road Fuel Nats

Exclusive Coverage + Video: 2013 ROAR On-Road Fuel Nats

Radio Operated Auto Racing, or ROAR, holds Nationals events for a variety of classes every year to determine who is fastest in the land. This past weekend, the On-road Fuel Nationals was hosted by the Greater Los Angeles R/C Racing Club (GLARCRC) featuring  the super fast 1/8th-Scale Open class, 1/8th-Scale Masters, and the 1/10th-Scale Open […]
Serpent 2WD Buggy Sneak Peek, Kyosho & XRAY Announce New Models

Serpent 2WD Buggy Sneak Peek, Kyosho & XRAY Announce New Models

Buggy, truggy, competition, RTR–this gang of new releases runs the gamut. Plus we have the scoop on Serpent’s upcoming two-wheel buggy! Get more photos and the full story on each model (and tons of other gear)  in our Hot News & New Stuff forum–just click the pics.   Serpent Spyder SRX-2 RM   Ultima RB6 […]

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Serpent goes RTR with race-spec, Novarossi-powered 1/8 buggy

Serpent goes RTR with race-spec, Novarossi-powered 1/8 buggy

Serpent built its considerable reputation on cutting-edge competition nitro kits for on-road racers, but is now showing off its chops in a whole new way by going RTR and off-road. Rather than going down-spec for the leap to RTR, the new Cobra buggy is a fully competition-ready machine, complete with race-grade horsepower from legendary Italian […]

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Seventh Annual Futaba Nitro Challenge Results!

Seventh Annual Futaba Nitro Challenge Results!

Racers love competing for hardware, but most trophies get stuck on a shelf and forgotten after just a few weeks. For the last seven years, the top finishers at the Futaba Nitro Challenge have taken home trophies they can actually use – O.S. engines, Futaba radio gear, and even cold hard cash! After three years […]
Duratrax Releases New Dinero, Score And Barz 1/8 Buggy Tires

Duratrax Releases New Dinero, Score And Barz 1/8 Buggy Tires

Duratrax continues to expand their 1/8 buggy tire product line with three new tread patterns. 1st up is the Dinero tire which uses an unique tread pattern and promises to provide good forward and side bite, plus long wear characteristics. Up next is the Score tire which should be good on hard packed dusty tracks, […]

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New JConcepts Silencer shell for D812

New JConcepts Silencer shell for D812

JConcepts has expanded its Silencer body styling to the Hot Bodies D812 nitro buggy. The most noticeable feature of this body is the the “shark fin” that sits on top of the forward facing cab. This fin was added to create more stability, plus channel the air in two different directions. So only does it […]
Duratrax’s New Nitro Camaro ZL1

Duratrax’s New Nitro Camaro ZL1

Just in time for Summer, Duratrax has released a new on-road RTR Camaro ZL1 that is perfect for folks looking to get in some speed runs in front of their house. Available in two colors, the Camaro ZL1 comes equipped with a 18R engine which should provide more than enough power. The 18R comes to […]

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Tekno announces NB48 Nitro Buggy [RCX Product News]

Tekno announces NB48 Nitro Buggy [RCX Product News]

Tekno RC has been producing aftermarket products for a while now, but just recently they started to offer complete vehicle kits starting with the EB48 1/8 electric buggy.  They followed up this popular buggy with their SCT410 4×4 short course truck, and this weekend at RCX they debuted their new nitro vehicles.  Today they sent […]
New JConcepts Pre-Mounted Truggy Tires

New JConcepts Pre-Mounted Truggy Tires

Let’s face it, no one likes to work hard in a hobby that is supposed to be “fun”. Gluing up new tires is one of those RC chores that keeps getting shelved to the back burner until your tires are almost bald. Well now thanks to JConcepts this chore gets easier for truggy owners as […]
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