We are at OCRC Raceway in Huntington Beach, California for the 2015 Pro-Line Surf City Classic and qualifying has started for this two-day event. Known for setting the standards for indoor clay tracks, the event is already showing great traction with “ghost pins” being used by all involved. That’s making everyone happy and contributing to [...]
Futaba has just sent us info upbout their Eloectric Challenge coming up on August 28-30, 2015. Now in the fifth year in a row, the event will be held at the Leisure Hours Raceway in Joilet, Illinois. There is still time to register, and racers have the benefit of being able to compete in two [...]
The Wall Street Journal is better known for stock tips than racing tips, but the iconic business media source has a nice piece on Adam titled “Radio-Control Cars: How the Pros Race.” It’s part of the WSJ’s “My Ride” series, which is usually about people’s interesting full-size cars, and Adam’s Lincoln Mark LT gets its [...]
Traxxas Stability Management (TSM) is now standard on the XO-1, which will definitely make it a lot easier to get “the world’s fastest ready-to-race supercar” up to its 100+mph top speed. The stability system is tuned to the X0-1 and adjustable via a knob on the transmitter, so you can dial up as much or [...]
There are many ways to get your rig into Reader’s Rides. A cool truck or car is a must, of course. But killer photos are just as key, and Scott DelFino’s scenic sunset snaps of his Tamiya Clod Buster on a Florida beach jumped out at us immediately. Scott’s ‘Buster is mostly stock and very [...]
All of Cavalieri’s vehicles were immaculately prepared, but his RC10B5M drew extra attention for the fact that it was the first major win for the chassis since it debuted over a year and a half ago. Here’s some of his major set-up details.
Winning a National title is something many drivers strive to do in a career. If they TQ, it’s even better, but how about TQ’ing, winning a title in the first two mains in the triple a-main format, and doing it four times in as many classes? Yep, that just happened and elevates this driver to [...]
The final day of the 2015 ROAR EP Off-Road Nationals has started with triple a-mains scheduled throughout the day. The event has been dominated by Ryan Cavalieri who is sitting on the pole in all of his classes including 2WD and 4WD buggy, stadium truck and short course truck. The track is grippy and the [...]