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New Axial Yeti Score and Yeti Jr. 1/18 Rock Racer RTR [VIDEO]

New Axial Yeti Score and Yeti Jr. 1/18 Rock Racer RTR [VIDEO]

The Yeti lineup from Axial has been a huge hit, and now they are releasing something we didn’t expect, the Yeti Jr., a 1/18-scale electric 4WD Rock Racer, and Yeti Score, a 1/10-scale electric 4WD Trophy Truck. Both are nicely outfitted right out of the box (RTR), and feature durable construction, desert styling, solid rear […]
Foam Inserts Explained

Foam Inserts Explained

Similar to air in full size cars, foam inserts are needed to help support the tire carcass from the inside and help it to keep its shape. But, unlike air the insert can be shaped and tuned or made from different materials in order to change its characteristics. For practical purposes, there are two types […]

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Traxxas T-Maxx Awards

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HPI Opens New USA Design Office

HPI Opens New USA Design Office

If you’ve been following the HPI Racing saga, you know that the popular brand was purchased by UK distributor Ripmax. Since the buy-out, the “new” HPI has been posting regular updates about the brand’s progress, including the state of the eagerly-anticipated Venture FJ. The latest news from HPI (via R&D manager Dave Potter) is a […]
The high-bite HobbyTown USA HobbyPlex track. Host of the 2016 ROAR Electric Off-Road Nationals.

2016 ROAR EP Off-Road Nats: TLR’s Phend is Phenomenal by Taking 3 TQ’s

Saturday at the 2016 ROAR Electric O-Road Nationals is over and with it the end of qualifications. While 2015 was all about the display put on by Team Associated’s Ryan Cavalieri, this year looks as if TLR‘s Dakotah Phend will be the driver to beat as he took 3 of the 4 modified classes that […]

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Interview: Matt Olson Talks About 1/5-Scale Racing [RACE WATCH]

Interview: Matt Olson Talks About 1/5-Scale Racing [RACE WATCH]

1/5-scale vehicles are big and intimidating, but to the lucky people who have driven one, they can be a lot of fun. Nothing quite matches the power and feel of these big rigs, especially when taken to the track. But, they can be a mystery and information sporadic. Fortunately, we got a chance to chat […]
YouTube Personality Jason Snyder Launches “RAW Speed” Accessory Company

YouTube Personality Jason Snyder Launches “RAW Speed” Accessory Company

  From RawSpeed: After entertaining the r/c industry with his YouTube videos over the last several years, Jason Snyder has just created his own U.S. based r/c accessory company named “RawSpeed” After months of research, the primary focus at Raw Speed will be on race oriented products including tires, wheels, inserts and bodies for both […]

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Roosts and Dirt Flying with the Helion Select Four 10SC [VIDEO]

Roosts and Dirt Flying with the Helion Select Four 10SC [VIDEO]

Short-course trucks are an American staple and the new Helion Select Four is a great way to take on the dirt with 4WD aggression. Featuring brushless technology and a host of other great features, this truck packs a lot in for small amounts of money. To see more info and products from Helion click here. […]
Large crowds were seen throughout the weekend.

RCX 2016: The Radio Control Expo Takes Over the OC!

The Radio Control Expo, known simply as RCX, has a long history with lots of new and exciting things to see and the 2016 didn’t disappoint with a return to the popular OC Fair and Event Center in Southern California’s beautiful Orange County. The event brought together thousands of spectators and RC enthusiasts for a […]

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Budget- Friendly HobbyKing Basher 2S2P Hardcase LiHV Packs

Budget- Friendly HobbyKing Basher 2S2P Hardcase LiHV Packs

LiPo batteries changed the RC world when they came out, but they’ve stayed relatively the same for peak voltage. Now Basher Racing by HobbyKing is among a few manufacturers releasing their own version of a high voltage pack labeled LiHV and are available in 6600mAh and 5600mAh hardcase packs. These packs also weigh less and […]
Traxxas RTR Slash 4X4 Fox Shocks Edition [WITH VIDEO]- Very Cool

Traxxas RTR Slash 4X4 Fox Shocks Edition [WITH VIDEO]- Very Cool

Fox is no slouch when it comes to suspension and Traxxas has partnered up with the full size motorsports company to bring the two together with RC drivers reaping the benefits. In this case the Traxxas 4×4 gets the treatment with graphics pronouncing to everyone its special Fox special features. But, Traxxas doesn’t stop there […]

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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 […]
The 2015 ROAR EP Off-Road Nationals enters the final day with Team Associated's Ryan Cavalieri sitting on pole in 2WD and 4WD buggy, stadium truck and short course truck, but a deep pool of talent from the rest of the factory drivers are hoping to spoil his  push for the wins.

2015 ROAR EP Off-Road Nationals: Final Day is Under Way

The final day of the 2015 ROAR EP Off-Road Nationals has started with triple a-mains scheduled throughout the day. The event has been dominated by Ryan Cavalieri who is sitting on the pole in all of his classes including 2WD and 4WD buggy, stadium truck and short course truck. The track is grippy and the […]
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