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2017: Big Factory Driver Sponsorship Changes

2017: Big Factory Driver Sponsorship Changes

The end of a calendar year is the time when companies and professional drivers often make big changes to their contracts and 2017 will go down as a big one marked by big shakeups. Rumors began back in November, but everything went viral when the new year finally kicked in and everyone could make their […]
Ryan Maifield Confirmed at Mugen and Yokomo with Buggy Images.

Ryan Maifield Confirmed at Mugen and Yokomo with Buggy Images.

Lots of big moves this year, but one of the biggest is the announcement of Ryan Maifield’s switch to Yokomo for 1/10-scale electric off-road and Mugen Seiki for 1/8-scale nitro and e-buggy. He’ll also now be backed by AMain Hobbies and using MKS servos, but his long relationship with JConcepts remains intact and healthy as […]

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Cody King Departs Kyosho

Cody King Departs Kyosho

2017 has seen a lot of changes and this one caught us off guard. Best known for his nitro off-road prowess including a 2010 IFMAR 1/8 Nitro World Championship title in Thailand, Cody King has just announced his departure from Kyosho. His post on Facebook explained that his contract as a professional driver with Kyosho couldn’t […]

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Mugen’s Drake Takes Christmas Gifts for Kids Race

Mugen’s Drake Takes Christmas Gifts for Kids Race

Held at Revelation Raceway in Ontario, California, over the weekend of December 17th and 18th, the Christmas Gifts for Kids Race brought together nearly 100 entries to race for a good cause that included a huge collection of toys for needy children. The weather for the event looked daunting and swamped the track the previous […]
Flashback: 2016 Reedy Off-Road Race of Champions [VIDEO]

Flashback: 2016 Reedy Off-Road Race of Champions [VIDEO]

The 2017 Reedy Off-Road Race of Champions is just around the corner and once again will be held at the famous OCRC Raceway in Huntington Beach, California. The event is one of the most prestigious on the race calendar and provides amazing action for spectators in the unique Invitational format that contests only modified 2WD […]

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Pro Tips: Team Associated’s Jake Mayo Shares His Secrets

Pro Tips: Team Associated’s Jake Mayo Shares His Secrets

Team Associated’s Jake Mayo stormed on to the professional racing scene in the last couple of years, and along the way racked up some impressive results including grabbing the title in the premiere classes at the 2015 Reedy Outdoor Race of Champions and also driving his way in to a spot in the Invitational Class […]
Snow Cat with 3D Printed Blower for Wintertime [VIDEO]

Snow Cat with 3D Printed Blower for Wintertime [VIDEO]

It’s winter and for most people in the northern hemisphere, so that means snow. But, before you hide indoors, check out this snow cat with 3D printed snow blower. Yep, it started out as a Kyosho Blizzard, and with some creative engineering, it is fully functional and ready to take on the task most of […]

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Axial Wraith Trail Frog [READER’S RIDE]

Axial Wraith Trail Frog [READER’S RIDE]

Mark Liersch’s list of upgrades reads like a wish-list for anyone into trail and scale. He beefed up the driveline with Rave G5 machined axles and a RC4WD 2-speed transmission. Big-time torque comes courtesy of RC4WD too in the form of a 45-turn motor controlled through an Axial AE5 speed controller on 2S Lipos. A […]
Rubber Off-Road Track?

Rubber Off-Road Track?

Electric off-road is the most popular form of racing, but has more than its own share of controversy. A long laundry list of viral arguments can be heard by many of the racers, highlighted by the use of carpet, astro-turf, or clay, instead of the more traditional loamy, loose dirt surface. Well, now there is […]

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Race in to the Open Class at 2017 Reedy Race of Champions

Race in to the Open Class at 2017 Reedy Race of Champions

The Reedy Race is unique and brings together some of the best drivers anywhere to compete in an event that only includes 2WD and 4WD buggies with modified motors. In the past, in order for the event to be enjoyed by all, the organizers limited entries by using a lottery system. However, the 2017 event […]
Team Associated’s Ryan Cavalieri Sweeps 2016 Top Gun Shootout

Team Associated’s Ryan Cavalieri Sweeps 2016 Top Gun Shootout

Held over the weekend of December 3-4, the 2016 Top Gun Shootout was a big success and may be a hint at things to come with an ownership change at the host track SDRC Raceway in San Diego, California. With Team Associated stepping up as the premiere sponsor for the growing event, it was only […]
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