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100mph Slot Cars Will Melt Your Brain

100mph Slot Cars Will Melt Your Brain

An RC car traveling 100mph is pretty impressive, but 100mph on a slot-car track is downright insane. High-downforce “wing cars” can top 110mph, as (barely) seen here competing at the European Championship in Helsinki, Finland from a few years back. So, you could say these cars are fast to the Finnish line. Fast-forward to 0:55 […]
Helion Adds Contakt 12TR Truggy to 1/12 RTR Lineup

Helion Adds Contakt 12TR Truggy to 1/12 RTR Lineup

Truggies are a lot of fun, and this Helion Contakt 12TR packs a lot of it in to a budget-friendly, 1/12-scale package. Included is a 2.4 GHz 2-channel radio system and 390 brushed motor to deliver speeds over 15mph. With fully independent suspension, and coil-over friction damper shocks, this truggy is ready to take on some rough […]

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Convert Your Pull-Start Engine to Shaft-Start With a Sullivan Tiger Drive [How-To]

Convert Your Pull-Start Engine to Shaft-Start With a Sullivan Tiger Drive [How-To]

As nitro-engine starting systems go, pull-starters are definitely the least desirable option. On the plus side, they’re cheap; on the down side, well, everything else. They aren’t reliable, they’re not comfortable to use, and if you’ve ever taken one apart, you know what a hassle it can be to get the spring-genie back into the […]
These Are The Weirdest-Looking Vehicles In RC

These Are The Weirdest-Looking Vehicles In RC

We asked you to tell us what you think are RC’s weirdest-looking vehicles, and you definitely found some wild and crazy machines. Along with our own pics, you turned up bizarre front drivers, Robotech-inspired futuristic rides, and mind-boggling homebrew projects that stretch the limits of RC imagination. This unusual homebuilt apeared in our July 1993 issue […]

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Axial SCX10 C/R Edition by Richard Derry [Reader’s Ride]

Axial SCX10 C/R Edition by Richard Derry [Reader’s Ride]

Richard Derry sent us pix of his modified Axial SCX10 C/R Edition Jeep, which has been treated to a host of RC4WD goodies, including hex axle extenders, their Warn 9.5cti winch mounted to a JK Rampage Recovery front bumper, and 1.9 Onyx wheels wrapped with 1.9 Interco IROK tires. Other styling improvements include a Knight […]
2015 Pro-Line April Fools Classic: Gillespie Jr. Sweeps With Team Associated

2015 Pro-Line April Fools Classic: Gillespie Jr. Sweeps With Team Associated

Another April Fools Classic comes to an end with tons of action, new friends and close racing. In the premiere classes it was Team Associated’s Rob Gillespie Jr. who put his home track knowledge to use and took out some big heavy hitters on his way to winning Mod Stadium Truck, Mod 2WD buggy and […]

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Rob Gillespie Jr. on the move in 2WD buggy.

2015 Pro-Line April Fools Classic: Qualifying Wraps Up.

Qualifying is over for the 2015 Pro-Line April Fools Classic, with finals scheduled for Sunday. It was close and exciting, but in the premiere mod classes it was flipping and flopping to see who would come out on top, with the top dogs all battling to grab much needed points for the overall TQ. The […]

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HB's Dre Moller with his custom creation in front of Intermountain RC Raceway

2015 Pro-Line April Fools Classic: Drew Moller’s Custom 2WD Buggy

The Pro-Line April Fools Classic is visited by some of the fastest factory drivers and sometimes you get to see some pretty cool stuff. One 2WD buggy that’s been looking fast on the track, is HB/HPI Racing’s Drew Moller’s custom made 2WD buggy. With no HB/HPI Racing 2WD in production, Moller decided to take things […]
2015 Pro-Line April Fools Classic: The Event Kicks Off

2015 Pro-Line April Fools Classic: The Event Kicks Off

The April Fools Classic has been a favorite for veteran racers for many years and has been one of those events that has that great hometown feel. Traditionally held at Intermountain RC Raceway in Utah, the race track and its famous dirt is beloved by drivers like Team Associated’s Brian Kinwald and is one of […]

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Team Associated RC8B3 Team Kit [Sneak Peak]

Team Associated RC8B3 Team Kit [Sneak Peak]

It’s no secret that Team Associated has been developing a new nitro buggy to replace the RC8 platform. Factory drivers including Ryan Cavalieri have been posting impressive results with a prototype version that’s seen podiums at most of the biggest events including the 2014 IFMAR Nitro World Championships in Italy where Cav placed second, and […]
Serpent Announces New Cobra E 2.1 1/8 4WD Buggy

Serpent Announces New Cobra E 2.1 1/8 4WD Buggy

Serpent has been creating a lot of fans with their new kits, and one that caught our attention is the new Cobra E 2.1 1/8 4WD Buggy. This 1/8-scale buggy is packed with features including advanced integrated standing servo, receiver, speed control bracket, motor-bracket and lay-down LiPo-pack configuration with lid-system. Electric 1/8 scale buggies are […]
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