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Tamiya TXT-2 Agrios Build

Tamiya TXT-2 Agrios Build

Who can resist a new kit-build, especially when it’s a nut, bolt, and screw-a-palooza from Tamiya? The new TXT-2 Agrios is the latest model to get the online build-up treatment, and the wrench-spinning starts now. Let’s have a look at what’s inside the box… Parts–and lots of them. It looks like there should be more […]
The Dirt Racing’s Joey Christensen Rebuilds Silver Dollar R/C Raceway

The Dirt Racing’s Joey Christensen Rebuilds Silver Dollar R/C Raceway

A Main Hobbies posted this video of Joey Christensen, the man behind The Dirt Racing and the largest nitro off-road race of the year, The Dirt Nitro Challenge, rebuilding their Silver Dollar R/C Raceway. With new dirt added to the facility, which was built last year and will host the 2013 ROAR Electric Off-Road Nationals, […]

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Tekno Video Release of the SCT410

Tekno Video Release of the SCT410

You must have been hiding under a rock if you haven’t yet heard about Tekno’s SC truck, the SCT410. We first told you about this truck when it was making it’s first appearances at the TOP GUN Shootout held at SDRC Raceway in SoCal; Tekno’s home track. RC Car Action’s Aaron Waldron recently Test Drove the […]
Exotek steering rack conversion kit for TLR 22, 22SCT, 22T

Exotek steering rack conversion kit for TLR 22, 22SCT, 22T

After many months of testing and tweaking, Exotek Racing is ready to release a totally redesigned steering system for the TLR 22 based type vehicles. Gone is the slider system in favor a dual bell cranks which will smooth out your steering. A lot of great products are a brewing at the Exotek camp, and this […]

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2013 Silver State: Pro Buggy and Truck A-Mains; 90 minutes of action! [VIDEO]

2013 Silver State: Pro Buggy and Truck A-Mains; 90 minutes of action! [VIDEO]

Four days of nitro action all culminated into the A-Mains on the Sunday at the Silver State Nitro Challenge. In the days leading up to the mains brought some of the best weather this event has ever seen versus the horrible wind/rain/hail storms of years past. Although the temperature did rise and the winds did […]
2013 Silver State: Trophy Interviews and Finals Gallery

2013 Silver State: Trophy Interviews and Finals Gallery

After four grueling days of racing in the middle of the Nevada desert, a modest trophy presentation recognized the top competitors in each of the ten racing classes. At this point in the weekend, you know you’ve done something right when the RC Car Action cameras are pointed in your direction – that means you’re […]

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2013 Silver State: Final Results – Lutz and Tebo Win!

2013 Silver State: Final Results – Lutz and Tebo Win!

Pro Buggy 1. Jared Tebo 2. Ryan Cavalieri 3. Ryan Lutz 4. Adam Drake 5. Josh Wheeler 6. Drew Moller 7. Dylan Rodriguez 8. Cody King 9. Billy Fischer 10. Mike Truhe 11. Mark Pavidis 12. Carson Wernimont 13. Jeremy Kortz 14. Richard Saxton Pro Truck 1. Ryan Lutz 2. Jared Tebo 3. Ryan Cavalieri […]
2013 Silver State: Third Round and Final Qualifying Results

2013 Silver State: Third Round and Final Qualifying Results

After Friday’s busy day, with two rounds of racing, Saturday morning left just one final chance to improve one’s qualifying position with a low scoring round. The magic number at this race is “11,” as the top eleven drivers qualify directly into the final to be joined by three bump-ups from the lower main event. […]

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2013 Silver State: Second Round Results

2013 Silver State: Second Round Results

It started cooling off on Friday night, and in typical Silver State fashion the track is getting rough. The racers at this year’s event are split on how to best handle the changing conditions: some are making changes to their cars in an effort to cope, while the rest are simply focusing on driving the […]
2013 Silver State: First Round Results

2013 Silver State: First Round Results

The first round of qualifying in Boulder City, NV brought with it a few surprises. With the fastest three consecutive laps from yesterday’s final practice round used to seed drivers of similar speeds together for qualifying, and the fastest heats per class running at the end of the round, the times dropped with each race […]

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2013 Silver State: Practice Report

2013 Silver State: Practice Report

The 15th Annual Silver State Nitro Challenge kicked off today with two rounds of controlled practice for all classes: 40+, Open, and Expert Truck and Buggy, Open and Expert Electric Buggy, and 2WD and 4WD short course. The first practice round this morning allowed all 26 heats of drivers seven minutes of practice to learn […]
2012 Pro Truck Podium: (L to R)
Cody King (4th), Ryan Cavalieri (2nd), Jared Tebo (TQ and 1st), Taylor Peterson (3rd), Ryan Lutz (5th)

2013 Silver State Nitro Challenge

It takes just two words to describe why the Silver State Nitro Challenge has become a popular stop on the nitro off-road racing calendar over the last ten-plus years: Vegas, baby! Held for the last several years in Boulder City, just outside the land of Lost Wages, the Silver State Nitro Challenge is a favorite […]
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