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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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Reedy Touring Car Race of Champions: Under the Hood of Viktor Wilck’s Serpent S411 3.0

Viktor Wilck is always a threat at any on-road race including the Reedy Race where he’s won in 2012, so it shocked many when he left the Tamiya TRF team following 7 years of sponsorship. A long time considering it spanned his entire professional career. He switched to Serpent and has been learning the ins and outs [...]

May 23, 2015 Comments
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Reedy Touring Car Race of Champions: Tire Rules Help Keep Racing Close

The Reedy Touring Car Race has always been known for its professional approach to events and that includes the rules that help to establish close and competitive racing. Tires are always a hot topic and this race is no exception, but things are taken up a notch for the Invitational drivers. This year the Sweep [...]

May 23, 2015 Comments
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Reedy Touring Car Race of Champions: Off-Road World Champs Take On Asphalt

A unique aspect about the Reedy Touring Car Race of Champions is the respect it garners among the best drivers in the world no matter what their discipline is. The precision of on-road touring cars is like nothing else and can teach and expand a driver’s skill set by improving their tuning, wrenching, driving lines [...]

May 23, 2015 Comments
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