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Kev’s Bench: Building A Modern Day Monster Mack

Kev’s Bench: Building A Modern Day Monster Mack

As a kid I used to read ever issue of Radio Control Car Action from cover to cover the second it showed up in the mail box. I was often inspired by many of the project and race vehicles shown in those pages. On the September 1991 cover was a truck unlike anything I ever […]
Ryan Maifield drove his TLR 22 2.0 from its TQ spot all the way to the winners circle with effortless lines.

Pro-Line Surf City Classic: The Ryans Take Buggy Wins, Phend Takes Stadium Truck

This weekend was the prestigious 2015 Pro-Line Surf City Classic held at OCRC Raceway in Huntington Beach, California. With some of the best factory drivers in attendance, the stakes were already high, but with $250 for first place, $150 for second, and $100 for third in every class except rookie,  a good showing meant more […]

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More New Gear at the 2015 Pro-Line Surf City Classic

More New Gear at the 2015 Pro-Line Surf City Classic

I already teased with a few new things I saw at the event, but that’s not all of the things on hand. My camera and notepad are always searching out the cool stuff and here are a few more. LRP “Outlaw” I was able to corner Shawn Ireland and JD Mora and discuss their new […]
2015 Pro-Line Surf City Classic: Single Mains About to Start

2015 Pro-Line Surf City Classic: Single Mains About to Start

As qualifying comes to an end at the 2015 Pro-Line Surf City Classic, nervous energy is flowing and vehicles are being tuned as racers prepare to take on the ten- minute single, do-or-die A-mains with lower mains trying to get the coveted two bump up spots left vacant in the direct mains above them to […]

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The new Pro-Line Micron is being debuted at the event.

2015 Pro-Line Surf City Classic: Products and Trends

Like any big event, there’s all sorts of interesting things to see. Sometimes it’s a new tuning item drivers drool over, other times it’s a product that’s at the forefront of technology and other times it’s simply something that’s just plain cool. The 2015 Pro-Line Surf City Classic is no different and with camera in […]
2015 Pro-Line Surf City Classic: Things Are Under Way

2015 Pro-Line Surf City Classic: Things Are Under Way

We are at OCRC Raceway in Huntington Beach, California for the 2015 Pro-Line Surf City Classic and qualifying has started for this two-day event. Known for setting the standards for indoor clay tracks, the event is already showing great traction with “ghost pins” being used by all involved. That’s making everyone happy and contributing to […]

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Fifth Annual Futaba Electric Challenge, August 28-30, 2015

Fifth Annual Futaba Electric Challenge, August 28-30, 2015

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 […]
2015 Tamiya Championship Series: Tickets to Japan

2015 Tamiya Championship Series: Tickets to Japan

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, […]

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Associated’s Classic RC10 Gets a Spot in the Smithsonian

Associated’s Classic RC10 Gets a Spot in the Smithsonian

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, […]
Vampire Racing Lipo Safety Bag

Vampire Racing Lipo Safety Bag

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 […]

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Picturesque Tamiya Clod Buster by Scott DelFino [Reader’s Ride]

Picturesque Tamiya Clod Buster by Scott DelFino [Reader’s Ride]

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 […]
2015 ROAR EP Off-Road Nationals: A Look at Cavalieri’s RC10B5M

2015 ROAR EP Off-Road Nationals: A Look at Cavalieri’s RC10B5M

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.          
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