On-road

Castle Creations Announces New Mamba X Series

The Mamba Series of speed controls are legendary, and now the company is poised to bring their newest speed controls to the market with the release of their new Mamba X Series. We can’t wait to try them out and fortunately there are two versions to choose from including the Mamba Micro X for 1/18th [...]

Jun 15, 2015 Comments
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Serpent Electrifies 200mm Touring With Natrix 748-e

Nitro touring cars enjoy big flowing tracks and fast racing, but sometimes the draw of an electric vehicle is too cool to pass up. Serpent knows this and now offers their 200mm 748 touring car in an electric version. Touted as the Natrix 748-e, this car has all the features you’d expect to see in [...]

Jun 11, 2015 Comments
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LRP Updates iX8 for 1/8-Scale Vehicles

1/8-scale vehicles place a lot of demands on electric equipped vehicles and LRP is staying one step ahead by releasing a new version of their successful iX8. This new iX8 V2 brushless speed control is specifically designed for 1/8-scale applications and has new hardware components and new v2.6 Team firmware. Testing has shown that these [...]

Jun 11, 2015 Comments
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Tamiya Brings Back the TA-02, Announces New TB-04R and F103GT Models

Remember the Tamiya TA-02 chassis? It was ground zero for the touring car mania that swept RC in the late nineties and early 2000s, and without it the sedan scene wouldn’t exist. Now it’s back in “SW” (Short Wheelbase) trim, specifically to fit Porsche 911GT2 bodywork with the correct scale proportions. The limited-edition release is [...]

Jun 05, 2015 Comments
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HPI Adds Subaru BRZ to RS4 Sport 3 Drift Lineup

HPI’s got the RTR drift scene on lock-down, and Subaru’s hot BRZ is a perfect candidate for the hard-tire treatment. The full-sizer will happily swing its tail with rear-wheel drive, but HPI’s 1/10 scale spin gets 4WD for easy drift action. Get all the deets below, and be sure to follow our Hot News & [...]

May 27, 2015 Comments
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Marc Rheinard Wins Fifth Reedy On-Road Title

Another Reedy On-Road Race of Champions is in the books and what a spectacular one it was with new records being set. The racing was super close throughout the whole weekend in the invitational class with nothing being decided, until the very final race that is. In the end, multi world champion Marc Rheinard clinching [...]

May 25, 2015 Comments
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Reedy Touring Car Race of Champions: Rheinard and Volker Poised to Do Battle On Final Day

After eight rounds of Invitational over and the end of the second day of racing, it is Tamiya’s Rheinard and Yokomo’s Volker who sit on top in the points standings. Rheinard who has been having an incredible event by winning six of the eight rounds he’s raced, holds a narrow margin of two points of [...]

May 24, 2015 Comments
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Reedy Touring Car Race of Champions: Rheinard Leads the Points After Day 1

Day 2 of the Reedy TC Race of Champions has started and with one day completed, it is Tamiya’s Marc Rheinard who leads in points. The 4-time winner of the event has been lethal in his quest for the overall win and has racked up three out of four races ahead of last year’s defending [...]

May 23, 2015 Comments
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