Futaba has just sent us info upbout their Eloectric Challenge coming up on August 28-30, 2015. Now in the fifth year in a row, the event will be held at the Leisure Hours Raceway in Joilet, Illinois. There is still time to register, and racers have the benefit of being able to compete in two [...]
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, [...]
The Smithsonian is home to many incredible milestone machines: the Bell X-1, the Apollo lander, the Spirit of St. Louis…and now, an Associated RC10! The original gold-tub buggy that set the world on fire back in 1984 is on display as part of the museum’s new Spark!Lab interactive display that invites visitors to “create, collaborate, explore, [...]
From Vampire Racing: Vampire Racing’s new LiPo safety bag is ideal to charge, discharge and store LiPo battery packs in. Made from fire-resistant fabric the bag measures 185x70x60mm which is large enough for at least two or three standard 2S LiPos or one 4S pack. Flashy Vampire Racing graphics make the bag stand out while [...]
There are many ways to get your rig into Reader’s Rides. A cool truck or car is a must, of course. But killer photos are just as key, and Scott DelFino’s scenic sunset snaps of his Tamiya Clod Buster on a Florida beach jumped out at us immediately. Scott’s ‘Buster is mostly stock and very [...]
All of Cavalieri’s vehicles were immaculately prepared, but his RC10B5M drew extra attention for the fact that it was the first major win for the chassis since it debuted over a year and a half ago. Here’s some of his major set-up details.
Winning a National title is something many drivers strive to do in a career. If they TQ, it’s even better, but how about TQ’ing, winning a title in the first two mains in the triple a-main format, and doing it four times in as many classes? Yep, that just happened and elevates this driver to [...]
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 [...]