Off-road

Axial SCX-10 Beater Farm Truck by Deon Person [READER'S RIDE]

Deon Person sent in this well-weathered Axial SCX-10 wearing a Pro-Line ’50s Chevy pickup body. His concept was to create a truck that been living the hard life on the farm for years. He gave it a rusty finish and dented and distressed the body underneath. The winshield is cracked and…are those bullet holes? There’s [...]

Apr 20, 2016 Comments
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Interview: Matt Olson Talks About 1/5-Scale Racing [RACE WATCH]

1/5-scale vehicles are big and intimidating, but to the lucky people who have driven one, they can be a lot of fun. Nothing quite matches the power and feel of these big rigs, especially when taken to the track. But, they can be a mystery and information sporadic. Fortunately, we got a chance to chat [...]

Apr 18, 2016 Comments
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Interview: Team Associated’s Rob Gillespie Jr. Chats About Utah’s Racing Scene [RACE WATCH]

Not many people realize that Utah has a thriving and passionate scene that has flourished since the early days of RC racing. Grounded around the historic IR/CR Raceway, the track recently went through an ownership and location change that is setting the path for the future in this region surrounded by snow-covered mountains. Known as [...]

Apr 13, 2016 Comments
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Interview: Kyosho and Byron’s Factory Driver Cody King Chats [RACE WATCH]

Not many drivers can claim to have won an IFMAR World title, and even less in an ultra-competitive class like nitro 1/8-scale buggy. Cody King is one of those who has earned this coveted Championship and knows a few things about what it takes to succeed in this class and as a factory team driver. [...]

Apr 12, 2016 Comments
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YouTube Personality Jason Snyder Launches “RAW Speed” Accessory Company

  From RawSpeed: After entertaining the r/c industry with his YouTube videos over the last several years, Jason Snyder has just created his own U.S. based r/c accessory company named “RawSpeed” After months of research, the primary focus at Raw Speed will be on race oriented products including tires, wheels, inserts and bodies for both [...]

Apr 11, 2016 Comments
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Losi Goes Huge with Mega-Sized, 1/5 Scale Monster Truck XL

Monster trucks are already RC’s largest type of vehicle, so when you boost one up to 1/5 scale, it’s REALLY big. Losi’s new Monster XL is over three feet long and tips the scales at nearly 40 pounds, so it’s definitely a serious machine. Available RTR with blue or black graphics, you’ll be ripping it [...]

Apr 07, 2016 Comments
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Axial SCX10 Honcho by Mike Dulian [READER'S RIDE]

Mike tells us he’s been an avid RC’er and RC Car Action reader since the late ‘80s. We always love to hear from long-time loyal fans, but it’s the quality of Mike’s truck—and his killer photos—that got him a spot in this month’s Readers’ Rides. His Trail Honcho is the kit version, and he upgraded [...]

Apr 06, 2016 Comments
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April Fools Classic: 2WD Buggy & Truck Wins for Associated, TLR Takes 4WD Buggy

The 2016 April Fools Classic is completed with Team Associated’s Robbie Gillespie Jr. TQ’ing all three of the premiere classes of modified truck, buggy and 4WD buggy and nearly had the perfect weekend. But, in spite of winning truck and buggy in the first a-mains to lock down the wins from up front, it was [...]

Apr 03, 2016 Comments
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