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Durango Previews New Models at Cactus Classic

Team Durango displayed their new lineup coming out in early April of 2015. The new Durango vehicles are only a tease and I wasn’t able to look under their hoods, but they are all new platforms and not just a new freshening up of older models. The DNX8 is their 1/8-scale nitro buggy and I [...]

Mar 12, 2015 Comments
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Cactus Classic: Stock Racers Get Creative To Shave Grams and Lap Times

Stock racing has always been a very popular and competitive class, but with the rhythm section in the center of the track being so critical, racers are resorting to some very creative ways to gain an edge. Working within the rules, racers are pushing batteries, motors, drivetrains, suspension and other tweaks in order to make [...]

Mar 12, 2015 Comments
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Cactus Classic: The Tire Wars Have Begun

At any big race, tires are always a hot topic and this year’s Cactus Classic is no different.  What usually takes racers a lot of elbow grease and tire-tuning knowledge to craft sets perfectly suited for the track, has been circumvented by the introduction of production slicks. Pro-Line, JConcepts and AKA are at the event [...]

Mar 11, 2015 Comments
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Cactus Classic: The Southwest Event Kicks Off with Practice

The long week at the Cactus Classic held at SRS Raceway in Arizona is under way. It’s only practice, but already the fast guys are making their mark. The first thing drivers are confronted with is the track. The surface is very unusual and the best way to describe the clay is like the stuff [...]

Mar 11, 2015 Comments
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Tamiya Clodbuster Rocket Launcher by Rodney Donnell

When we were flipping through back issues and found Rodney’s combat-ready Clod in the January 2013 issue, we knew it had to be shared. Chrome kind of defeats the purpose of camo, but who cares? This thing is awesome. Even the rocket launcher is RC! Want to see your machine here? Send photos and a description [...]

Mar 10, 2015 Comments
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Pro-Line Introduces Prime T Slicks for Stadium Trucks

Slick tires have been very popular on high-grip surfaces such as astroturf, carpet and clay, and now Pro-Line has expanded their line-up to include slicks for stadium trucks. These new Pro-Line Prime T slick tires are ready to go and lack the need to convert treaded tires and include grooves for when the track is [...]

Mar 09, 2015 Comments
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ProTek RC Introduces Titanium B5/B5M Rear CVA Axles

Titanium is a material perfectly suited for racing and ProTek RC now offers rear CVA Axles for the Team Associated B5 and B5M. The axles are CNC machined from high-quality domestic 6AL-4V (Grade 5) titanium alloy and polished. This titanium has a great strength-to-weight ratio making it suited for racers looking for every advantage possible.  [...]

Mar 06, 2015 Comments
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JConcepts Ford Atlas SCT Absolute Scaler Body

Traxxas Slash and Slash 4×4 have a new body to help liven up their rigs. JConcepts’ new Ford Atlas shell has all the cool vibe of the big, full-size truck. Starting with the oversized grill, the body continues to impress with a split headlight design and edgy hood detail bulks around the fenders to provide [...]

Mar 05, 2015 Comments
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