Off-road

Big Turnout and Lots of Fun at the 2016 April Fools Classic

The April Fools Classic has a long and prestigious history and this year saw attendance at an all time high with over 42 heats of racing making it one of the largest, if not the largest electric racing event in America. Check out some of the action in this quick photo gallery. Results coming up.

Apr 03, 2016 Comments
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Axial SCX10 Volvo XC90 by Micheal Matthews [READER'S RIDE]

A Volvo RC vehicle is just about as rare a thing as a Big Foot sighting. With Micheal’s Axial-based rig, you get both—because he has installed a Sasquatch driver figure behind the wheel of his SCX10-XC90. But don’t let the whimsical wheelman fool you—this is a serious scale project. It uses the SCX10 chassis and [...]

Mar 30, 2016 Comments
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Interview: Stock Racing with Jeff “Humpty” Helms [RACE WATCH]

Jeff “Humpty” Helms is known by many racers, as the man in stock racing. The Arizona local is credited with pushing the technology of batteries to the limit and doing every little tweak to gain an edge in the class. He’s received lots of criticism for his work and many feel has changed the original [...]

Mar 29, 2016 Comments
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New HobbyKing Basher RZ-4 1/10 Rally Racer V2 (Kit and ARR)

There’s nothing quite like a rally car getting sideways and drifting around a gravel road, snow course or asphalt chicane, and the new HobbyKing Basher RZ-4 1/10 Rally Racer V2 is perfect for those multi-terrain adventures. Featuring a belt driven 4WD drivetrain, and adjustable aluminum shocks, this budget-friendly rally racer comes as a pre-assembled kit [...]

Mar 23, 2016 Comments
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Interview: Race Vehicles with Kurt “Coach” Wenger [Race Watch]

Race vehicles are considered by many to be at the front of technology. Their designs, features and geometry are constantly in a state of evolution with the goal to give racers the tiny advantage they need to get to the winner’s circle. One of those engineers that strives to improve those vehicles is Kurt “Coach” [...]

Mar 22, 2016 Comments
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Race Watch: Ryan Maifield Earns Pro Buggy Title at 2016 Silver State Nitro Challenge

The 2016 Silver State Nitro Challenge just came to a conclusion with Team Associated, HB/HPI Racing and TLR grabbing the Pro Buggy podium spots. In the prestigious Pro Buggy class, it was Spencer Rivkin (Team Associated/Mx/JConcepts) who surprised many with his TQ and showing everyone that his talents extend beyond 1/10-scale electric. But in the [...]

Mar 21, 2016 Comments
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Roosts and Dirt Flying with the Helion Select Four 10SC [VIDEO]

Short-course trucks are an American staple and the new Helion Select Four is a great way to take on the dirt with 4WD aggression. Featuring brushless technology and a host of other great features, this truck packs a lot in for small amounts of money. To see more info and products from Helion click here. [...]

Mar 17, 2016 Comments
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Interview: Nitro Pitting with Ryan Maifield’s Pit Man Jake Thayer

Nitro racing can be a lot of fun, and one of the things that makes it such a thrill is running long races with pit stops. However, like F1 or NASCAR, pitting can be a daunting task with responsibilities that include tuning engines, fueling, tire changes, etc. Any one of these tasks can be critical [...]

Mar 16, 2016 Comments
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