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Interview: Electric 1/8-scale Buggy Power with LRP’s JD Mora [FAST LAPS]

Interview: Electric 1/8-scale Buggy Power with LRP’s JD Mora [FAST LAPS]

1/8-scale buggies are big and imposing, and until recently have only been powered by nitro engines. But, with modern electronics and LiPo batteries, it has evolved giving racers the option to go indoors or enjoy the torque and speed of electric power providing a different driving experience. We caught up with LRP America’s “JD” Mora, […]
New Futaba 4PX-R 4-Channel T-FHSS  Limited Edition Radio System

New Futaba 4PX-R 4-Channel T-FHSS Limited Edition Radio System

Transmitters are getting more and more technical all the time and with the release of the new Futaba 4PX-R, users will get some of the most advanced features available with a host of options normally only available as aftermarket purchases. This Limited Edition transmitter includes these optional parts: LiFe battery and charger, metal throttle trigger, […]

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It’s Time for ROAR to Update Their Rules [FAST LAPS]

It’s Time for ROAR to Update Their Rules [FAST LAPS]

Racing needs rules. Without them there would be no guidelines and confusion would rein. But what happens when the rules are so vague, outdated or confusing that their relevance is useless? Thumbing through the latest rulebook and you’ll see a lot of rules with a ton of detail. It can be overwhelming, but fortunately the […]
Cavalieri- sometimes quiet, sometimes controversial, always fast.

Interview: Modern Racing with Ryan Cavalieri [FAST LAPS]

Ryan Cavalieri is synonymous with RC racing and while others have come and gone, he has continued to push the boundaries and reset the standards on the track. At times he’s quiet, at other times controversial, but he’s almost always near the front and with his signature smooth style with unshakable composure, has redefined what […]

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Cavalieri wins the 2016 Dirt Nitro challenge driving his RC8B3. (photo: Joe Pillars, Kyosho/ Team Orion)

Cavalieri Wins at the 17th Annual Nitro Dirt Challenge

Team Associated‘s Ryan Cavalieri took home the prestigious win at the recent 2016 Nitro Challenge held at Fear Farm Raceway in Phoenix, Arizona this last weekend. With over 580 entries, the event showcased some of the best drivers from all over the world. The final 45-minute main saw 2015 winner Ryan Maifield (TLR), battle it […]
Pro-Line Overland Scale Roof Rack Adds Off-Road Adventure Detail

Pro-Line Overland Scale Roof Rack Adds Off-Road Adventure Detail

Roof racks can add a lot of detail to your rig, and the new one from Pro-Line has all the features you want in a piece like this. Made from black nylon, this accessory can also be integrated with Pro-Line’s LED light bar sets for another level of scale off-road realism. Hardware is included and […]

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Detail Wheels With a Silver Pen [PIT TIP]

Detail Wheels With a Silver Pen [PIT TIP]

Many truck wheels have molded-in hardware detailing, but since the wheel is all black they don’t stand out much. An easy way to bring out the detail is to highlight the nuts and bolts with a silver marker. Remove the tires and wheels from your truck to make them easier to work on and simply […]
Interview: 2016 Reedy Race Junior Title Winner Broc Champlin [FAST LAPS]

Interview: 2016 Reedy Race Junior Title Winner Broc Champlin [FAST LAPS]

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New HobbyKing Desert Fox 1/10 4WD Desert Racer Provides Budget-Friendly Roosts

New HobbyKing Desert Fox 1/10 4WD Desert Racer Provides Budget-Friendly Roosts

1/10-scale 4WD racers are hot in RC and with the release of the new HobbyKing Desert Fox Racer, those looking to get started or want a worthy option at a budget-friendly price have another option. With a basic, but hobby-grade platform, this new racer has a lot of features that may surprise you. Featuring brushless […]
Fast Laps: Rising Supercross Star Malcolm Stewart Hits the RC Track

Fast Laps: Rising Supercross Star Malcolm Stewart Hits the RC Track

Any discussion of the modern Supercross era must include James “Bubba” Stewart, the second- winningest SX rider in AMA history (Jeremy McGrath is still number one). But he’s not the only Stewart in the spotlight; James’ younger brother Malcolm is a rising star in Supercross himself, and for radio control fans, he’s the Stewart to […]

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Tamiya Jimny Crawler by Daniel Siegl [READER’S RIDE]

Tamiya Jimny Crawler by Daniel Siegl [READER’S RIDE]

Daniel Siegl likes a challenge. When Daniel realized that his trip to the US from his native Austria would perfectly coincide with the 5th Annual Recon G6 Birthday Bash, held at Moon Rocks in Reno, NV, he decided to put a truck together to compete. But rather than go with a conventional crawler, he decided […]
XRAY XB2 Dirt Edition 1/10 Off-Road Buggy for American-Style Tracks

XRAY XB2 Dirt Edition 1/10 Off-Road Buggy for American-Style Tracks

XRAY is a company known for high quality vehicles with jewel-like finish, but their electric off-road products products have traditionally been viewed as astro-turf or carpet specific- both common in Europe. However, not wanting to miss out on good ol’ fashioned dirt or clay, and understanding that many drivers still enjoy racing on American style […]
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