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Tamiya’s Rheinard Leads After Day 1 at the 2016 Reedy TC Race of Champions

The Reedy Touring Car Race of Champions is providing all the excitement and drama you’d expect in an event that has such a unique format and spectacular racing round after round. The Invitational Class is where the most excitement usually happens and Friday saw the first 4 Rounds of Heads-Up style racing among the elite [...]

May 28, 2016 Comments by
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2016 Reedy TC Race of Champions: Prestigious Touring Car Race Kicks Off

The 2016 Reedy Touring Car Race of Champions kicks off today with the Invitational drivers starting their first rounds and the other classes continuing their practice with one round of qualifying in the evening. Throughout practice the heavy favorites were already showing teeth with last year’s Invite Champion Marc Rheinard (Tamiya) showing his well-known speed, [...]

May 27, 2016 Comments by
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Stadium Truck Racing In Europe?

Stadium truck racing has been a staple of off-road racing in North America, but in Europe its pretty much non-existent. However, the EOS (Euro Off-Road Series) has been enjoying success among racers and added the stadium truck class creating an interesting twist by combining the characteristics of big tire trucks and carpet’s high-bite nature. The [...]

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Under the Hood: Jake Thayer’s TLR 22 3.0

TLR’s Jake Thayer is another driver who usually runs modified, but was at the JConcepts Stock Nationals and configured his TLR 22 3.0 with a laydown transmission. Check out the details that go in to his buggy and the thoughts behind his chosen set-up when running a 17.5t motor. He feels that although set-ups are [...]

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Under the Hood: Kody Numedahl’s Associated B6

Team Associated recently surprised the racing community when they announced the new B6 and B6D buggies. Each buggy has a specific purpose with the B6 designated for high-grip applications like Astro-turf, while the B6D is intended for less grip, like dirt or clay. However, there are times when conditions warrant the blending of the two [...]

May 20, 2016 Comments by
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V8-Powered Race Cars Should Be A Racing Class

These hand built Conley V8 engines are definitely awesome, but right away visions of one of these firing up on a big racetrack come to mind. While some guys are turning nitro vehicles in to brushless powered track killers, I vote for a next-level, V8 powered engine and bridge the gap between the scale builders [...]

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Tamiya LandFreeder CC-01 by Todd Kennedy [READER'S RIDE]

When Todd was a kid he had a neighbor that owned an old Ford pickup with a two-tone aqua and white paint scheme that he absolutely loved, so he built up this kit version of the Tamiya LandFreeder and painted it to match. The LandFreeder isn’t technically a licensed truck, but it bears a striking [...]

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Team Associated’s B6 Takes The Win In Euro Off-Road Series Debut

Last week we reported that Team Associated surprised many by debuting two new buggies, the new B6 and B6D (click here to see our initial story). The B6 is a purpose-built buggy specifically designed for extremely high-bite surfaces like Astro-Turf or carpet (yes, they are different), while the B6D is focused on dirt and lower-bite [...]

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