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Building a Heavy Diff with Paul Lemieux [VIDEO]

Building a Heavy Diff with Paul Lemieux [VIDEO]

Name: Paul Lemieux Hometown; Milwaukee, Wisconsin Sponsors: Xray/RC America, Thunder Power RC, Protoform, Futaba, Gravity RC These days many touring car racers are choosing to run a diff up front with heavy silicone oil, instead of a spool. However, building it correct with heavy, gooey, silicone oil can be hard to do consistent. Factory Xray/RC […]
Interview: Paul Dijkstra Chats About FWD Buggies

Interview: Paul Dijkstra Chats About FWD Buggies

Front wheel drive buggies may not be that common, but they do have a history and passionate following. ORB Racing is a small company dedicated to these unusual buggies and the design does have some merit. We got a chance to ask Paul Dijkstra of ORB Racing about the ideas, theories and racing scene of […]

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Traxxas T-Maxx Awards
The front end sports an unusual sprung big bore dampening system that is unusual for pan cars. It features a double wishbone and pushrod design that claims to have better corner stability.

Under the Hood: Marc Rheinard’s Yokomo YRX12

The 2016 IFMAR Worlds in Beijing, China are just around the corner and recently it was announced that current 1/12-scale Champion Marc Rheinard was making the switch from CRC to Yokomo for 1/12-scale racing. With such a big move, it is easy to understand the interest. Take a look at the photos he shot of […]
Neil’s prototype Team Associated RC8B3 running strong at the 2014 IFMAR Worlds in Italy.

Pro Tips with Neil Cragg of Team Associated

Age: 33 Hometown: Chorley, Lancashire. Sponsors: Team Associated, Reedy, LRP, Pro-Line, KO Propo, CML, TKR Graphics, Bandicoot Bodies. Major Accomplishments: 2005 IFMAR 2WD World Champion, 8 x European Champion, 19 x British National Champion. Tip #1: I like to position myself on the driver’s stand as it relates to the middle of the track. If […]

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Online Build – Team Associated B6D

Online Build – Team Associated B6D

Associated blind-sided us with rumors first of a new buggy, then teased us with a 3D printed mock up that everyone thought was just a B5m with a laydown transmission with finally announcing the B6 and B6D…the most wanted kit right now. Well now we have our hands on both B6 and B6D! Follow this […]
How Jason Snyder Went From RC Fan To Starting His Own Brand [PREMIUM]

How Jason Snyder Went From RC Fan To Starting His Own Brand [PREMIUM]

Check out our interview with Jason Snyder as he discusses racing and specifically starting a race brand with a focus on racing products. To read this article now, join RC CAR ACTION PREMIUM! When you become a member, you’ll get instant online access to our back-issue archives, the latest RC Car Action Digital Editions, all […]

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The Life of a Legend: Masami Hirosaka [VIDEO]

The Life of a Legend: Masami Hirosaka [VIDEO]

Considered by many to be the greatest RC racer of all time, Masami Hirosaka is a legend and a true professional. Check out this video about the man who has set many records in the on and off-road classes.
Watch Nitro Bikes Take Racing To Another Level [VIDEO]

Watch Nitro Bikes Take Racing To Another Level [VIDEO]

Mention “RC racing,” and you can bet the image that comes to mind is cars or trucks. But four wheels isn’t the only way to go–RC bikes are raced just as seriously. And how about taking things up a notch and racing them with nitro engines? Check out this video of the RC Bike Worlds […]

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10th Anniversary Futaba/O.S. Engines Nitro Challenge

10th Anniversary Futaba/O.S. Engines Nitro Challenge

From Futaba: Held at the newly remodeled St. Louis Dirt Burners R/C Club, Futaba and O.S. will celebrate 10 years of sponsoring the exciting and always unpredictable Futaba/O.S. Nitro Challenge. This much-anticipated event features nine divisions of thrilling 1/8 scale buggy and truggy racing — including a class for buggy drivers over 40. The festivities […]
IFMAR Champion Swauger Chats [PREMIUM CONTENT]

IFMAR Champion Swauger Chats [PREMIUM CONTENT]

Check out our interview with IFMAR and Multi- National Champion Mike Swauger as he discusses racing and specifically 1/8-scale nitro on-road. To read this article now, join RC CAR ACTION PREMIUM! When you become a member, you’ll get instant online access to our back-issue archives, the latest RC Car Action Digital Editions, all of our […]

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Latest Sponsor Change-ups: Schreffler to Serpent, Hofer Joins Reedy, More

Latest Sponsor Change-ups: Schreffler to Serpent, Hofer Joins Reedy, More

We are almost 6 months into 2013 and driver deals are still being announced.  Check out the latest sponsorship news below: Matt Schreffler Joins Team Serpent Serpent America has joined forces with off-road driver Matt Schreffler.  Matt will be running the Cobra GP buggy and truggy, as well as the Spyder 1/10 2wd buggy that […]
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