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Pro-Line to Offer 2WD Buggy Conversion for PRO-2 SC

Pro-Line is prepping a new conversion kit that will let you transform the Pro-Line PRO-2 SC truck  into a PRO-2 Buggy. The kit can also be used to convert a Slash if you first install Pro-Line’s  PRO-2 LCG Performance Chassis, Performance Transmission, and Pro-Trac rear shock tower, says Pro-Line. Expect a full release tomorrow or [...]

Mar 03, 2014 Comments
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JConcepts Reveals “Silencer” Look for Associated B5

JConcepts is quick on the draw with a new look for the Associated RC10B5. “A brand-new, ground up design, the Silencer, has new elements created for the highest speed circuits,” says JConcepts, and it’s one of the nicer-looking cab-forward designs we’ve seen. Full JConcepts hype below the pics. For more photos, visit the Silencer post [...]

Mar 03, 2014 Comments
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Losi’s LST2 XXL burns gas – and rubber! We drive it first!

There are definitely perks to working in RC media – like when a Losi engineer drives from SoCal to Phoenix, AZ, for two days just so that you can test out a new product like the gasoline-powered LST XXL-2 monster truck. Losi’s Junior Product Manager and Designer Brian Nuñez, who was instrumental in creating the [...]

Feb 28, 2014 Comments
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RC Car Action April 1992: RC Superstar Masami Hirosaka and the Most Top Secret RC Car Ever!

RC has its icons but when it comes to people in this hobby it’s hard to find anyone more beloved than Masami Hirosaka. We sat down with Master Masami for the very first time in our April 1992 issue and talked about where it all began for the most famous driver of all time. We [...]

Feb 27, 2014 Comments
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Ty Tessmann talks The Dirt Nitro Challenge double, new products spotted in the pits, plus full Pro Buggy A-Main video!

More impressive than Ty Tessmann’s sweep of The Dirt Nitro Challenge Pro Truck and Pro Buggy class, the second time he’s completed the feat in just three years, is the manner in which he did it – by leading all but just six laps over 90 minutes of A-Main competition! We’ve got a full HD [...]

Feb 25, 2014 Comments
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Ty Tessmann Dominates Pro Buggy With Dirt Nitro Challenge Win

The landmark anniversary for nitro off-road RC’s biggest race ended in spectacular record-breaking fashion for one of the industry’s brightest young superstars. Roughly 24 hours after completing the first three-peat in DNC history with a wire-to-wire mastery of the Pro Truck main event from the TQ position, 21-year old Canadian Ty Tessmann became the first [...]

Feb 24, 2014 Comments
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Ty Tessmann three-peats as Pro Truck champion at The Dirt Nitro Challenge

The first main events of the 15th annual The Dirt Nitro Challenge ran on Saturday, with the Truck classes and Electric 1/8-Scale buggy divisions competing in main events all day long. As each main was originally set with 12 drivers in order to make room for three bump-ups the lower mains brought with them plenty [...]

Feb 23, 2014 Comments
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Pro-Line Announces New Pre-Cut “True Scale” Raptor and Silverado Bodies

“PRE CUT?! But I love trimming body shells!” said no one ever. In addition to allowing your curved scissors to get rusty, Pro-Line’s new “True Scale” bodies are carefully shaped to give authentic proportions to your short course machine (fits Slash, Slash 4X4, and SC10, says Pro-Line). Naturally, each body includes window masks, overspray, film, [...]

Feb 22, 2014 Comments
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