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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 […]
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 […]

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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 […]
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. […]

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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 […]
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 […]

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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 […]
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 […]

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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 […]
Ryan Cavalieri is dominating the event in spite of only having limiting time with his new RC10SC5M

2015 ROAR EP Off-Road Nationals: The Pudge Show

With three rounds in the books and one to go, qualifying is heating up with hopes slowly dashed among some, panic setting in for others and smiles for a lucky few. One driver who is putting in a dominant performance is Team Associated’s Ryan “Pudge” Cavalieri. He’s locked down TQ in 4WD buggy and leads […]

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The new Tekin Gen3 stock 17.5T stock motors come in two versions; a standard and rpm version.

2015 ROAR EP Off-Road Nationals: Plenty of Things to See

The ROAR Nationals is a serious event for drivers and manufacturers, and it’s common to see new and innovative technology either being introduced or tested in prototype form. However, these items aren’t always for the general public, so information is often only speculative at best. Here’s a taste of some of the things at the […]
LRP Updates iX8 for 1/8-Scale Vehicles

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 […]
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