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Interview: Matt Olson Talks About 1/5-Scale Racing [RACE WATCH]

Interview: Matt Olson Talks About 1/5-Scale Racing [RACE WATCH]

1/5-scale vehicles are big and intimidating, but to the lucky people who have driven one, they can be a lot of fun. Nothing quite matches the power and feel of these big rigs, especially when taken to the track. But, they can be a mystery and information sporadic. Fortunately, we got a chance to chat […]

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Interview: Kyosho and Byron’s Factory Driver Cody King Chats [RACE WATCH]

Interview: Kyosho and Byron’s Factory Driver Cody King Chats [RACE WATCH]

Not many drivers can claim to have won an IFMAR World title, and even less in an ultra-competitive class like nitro 1/8-scale buggy. Cody King is one of those who has earned this coveted Championship and knows a few things about what it takes to succeed in this class and as a factory team driver. […]
YouTube Personality Jason Snyder Launches “RAW Speed” Accessory Company

YouTube Personality Jason Snyder Launches “RAW Speed” Accessory Company

  From RawSpeed: After entertaining the r/c industry with his YouTube videos over the last several years, Jason Snyder has just created his own U.S. based r/c accessory company named “RawSpeed” After months of research, the primary focus at Raw Speed will be on race oriented products including tires, wheels, inserts and bodies for both […]

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Losi Goes Huge with Mega-Sized, 1/5 Scale Monster Truck XL

Losi Goes Huge with Mega-Sized, 1/5 Scale Monster Truck XL

Monster trucks are already RC’s largest type of vehicle, so when you boost one up to 1/5 scale, it’s REALLY big. Losi’s new Monster XL is over three feet long and tips the scales at nearly 40 pounds, so it’s definitely a serious machine. Available RTR with blue or black graphics, you’ll be ripping it […]
Axial SCX10 Honcho by Mike Dulian [READER’S RIDE]

Axial SCX10 Honcho by Mike Dulian [READER’S RIDE]

Mike tells us he’s been an avid RC’er and RC Car Action reader since the late ‘80s. We always love to hear from long-time loyal fans, but it’s the quality of Mike’s truck—and his killer photos—that got him a spot in this month’s Readers’ Rides. His Trail Honcho is the kit version, and he upgraded […]

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April Fools Classic: 2WD Buggy & Truck Wins for Associated, TLR Takes 4WD Buggy

April Fools Classic: 2WD Buggy & Truck Wins for Associated, TLR Takes 4WD Buggy

The 2016 April Fools Classic is completed with Team Associated’s Robbie Gillespie Jr. TQ’ing all three of the premiere classes of modified truck, buggy and 4WD buggy and nearly had the perfect weekend. But, in spite of winning truck and buggy in the first a-mains to lock down the wins from up front, it was […]
Big Turnout and Lots of Fun at the 2016 April Fools Classic

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.

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Axial SCX10 Volvo XC90 by Micheal Matthews [READER’S RIDE]

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 […]
Interview: Stock Racing with Jeff “Humpty” Helms [RACE WATCH]

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 […]

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New HobbyKing Basher RZ-4 1/10 Rally Racer V2 (Kit and ARR)

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 […]
Interview: Race Vehicles with Kurt “Coach” Wenger [Race Watch]

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” […]
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