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Fast Laps: Who Is the Best Driver Ever?

Fast Laps: Who Is the Best Driver Ever?

Ask any group of RC racers who they pick for the best driver ever, and chances are you’ll get some pretty passionate opinions and arguments. Like a Presidential campaign, emotions can get heated and facts exaggerated. That’s because these talented drivers often reflect something in ourselves- something we relate to or hold in a very […]

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KO PROPO Adds Some Bling with Their New Limited Edition Blue EX-1 KIY Version 3

KO PROPO Adds Some Bling with Their New Limited Edition Blue EX-1 KIY Version 3

A transmitter is an important interface between the driver and the vehicle and critical to having the best performance. The types of features and ergonomics can elevate it from an entry level item to professional grade. KO Propo has been making radio systems for a long time and understand this importance and realize the looks […]
Traxxas Slash Shoebox Chevy by Anthony Stephens [READER’S RIDE]

Traxxas Slash Shoebox Chevy by Anthony Stephens [READER’S RIDE]

Anthony Stephens’ ’55 Shoebox Chevy is a great example of just how versatile the Traxxas Slash platform can be. He started with a Platinum Edition Slash built on a 4WD LCG chassis and uses the stock Velineon power system. He installed an Outerwears dust shroud to keep debris out of the running gear, and topped […]

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The car is fairly stock, but the details are what separates Cav’s TC6.2. He tops it off with a Protoform LTC-R body that is trimmed to meet ROAR rules, and of course, is adorned in his signature livery.

2015 ROAR On-Road Nats: Under the Hood of Ryan Cavalieri’s Winning TC6.2

To say that Ryan Cavalieri is having a history-making season would be an understatement, but most would assume his domination would be contained to off-road. After all, he’s raced on-road in the past with mixed results, but lately he’s been on a different level. I was fortunate to take a peak under the hood of […]

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A batch of Sweep spec tires caused problems in the first round of qualifying eventually causing the round to be redone to keep racing fair for everyone.

Tire Drama at the 2015 ROAR On-Road Nationals

Like any major event, tires are big deal and this National was subject to some unusual problems that only occurred as qualifying got under way. Sweep EXP EVO-R 36 were the premounted tires chosen for the event and have a history of performance at the facility, but this time things were a little different. With […]
2015 Tamiya Championship Series: Tickets to Japan

2015 Tamiya Championship Series: Tickets to Japan

Racers love to compete and it’s usually just for bowling trophies or bragging rights among pears, but the Tamiya Championship Series Finals takes things up a big notch by awarding winners in specified classes a trip to Japan for the Tamiya World Championships in November. Held at the Tamiya America racing facility in Aliso Viejo, […]

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Traxxas Adds Stability Management to XO-1 & TQi Radio System

Traxxas Adds Stability Management to XO-1 & TQi Radio System

Traxxas Stability Management (TSM) is now standard on the XO-1, which will definitely make it a lot easier to get “the world’s fastest ready-to-race supercar” up to its 100+mph top speed. The stability system is tuned to the X0-1 and adjustable via a knob on the transmitter, so you can dial up as much or […]
Out of the Box: Losi Audi R8 LMS Ultra FIA-GT3 RTR

Out of the Box: Losi Audi R8 LMS Ultra FIA-GT3 RTR

Losi made waves with the announcement of its new 1/6 scale 6IX platform wrapped in Audi R8 GT3 bodywork, and RC Car Action is the first to get a review car. For Losi’s official pics and tech details, see our previous post on the big Audi. Full review coming up, for now let’s see what you get […]

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ECX’s Outburst Micro-Bike Looks Like a Lot of Fun for $40 [VIDEO]

ECX’s Outburst Micro-Bike Looks Like a Lot of Fun for $40 [VIDEO]

Hmmm, dinner for two at Chili’s or an ECX Outburst? The itty-bitty bike measures just over 5″ long, but based on the clip below, the Outburst appears fast for it’s size and lots of fun for not much cash–shoot, at $40 each you can get two and still be well under a hundo. Amazingly, the […]
Losi Announces All-New 1/6 Scale Audi R8 GT3 Supercar

Losi Announces All-New 1/6 Scale Audi R8 GT3 Supercar

No one saw this thing coming! Losi’s super-sized take on street-shredding RC looks like a real powerhouse. The car is built on an all-new chassis dubbed the “6IX,” and will arrive RTR. The car’s sensorless 1200Kv motor is fueled by dual batteries (not included) and a 6S-rated speed control that delivers over 60mph, says Losi. […]
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