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Online Build: Tamiya TA07 Pro

Online Build: Tamiya TA07 Pro

The time has come to build Tamiya’s newest mid-line sedan offering, the TA07 Pro. Ever since I first laid eyes on this car when we featured it on rccaraction.com, I fell in love with its unique design and overall look. Other than its unique chassis, other notable features of the TA07 Pro are its one-belt […]
3D-printed Audi Le Mans racer [READER’S RIDE]

3D-printed Audi Le Mans racer [READER’S RIDE]

In honor of this past weekend’s 24 Hours of Le Mans race, we decided to make Brett Turnage’s 2014 Audi R18 “Black Beauty” this week’s Reader’s Ride. Brett 3D-printed both the chassis and the body using a program called Fusion360. The chassis features a long 320mm wheelbase for stability and to fit the scale look […]
Under the Hood: Sean William’s ARC R11

Under the Hood: Sean William’s ARC R11

ARC is a small boutique brand that makes on-road kits for serious racers. They might not be as well known as some of the brands we hear about in the United States, but with a lineup of vehicles supported by top-level racers, they are hoping to make a bigger impact in North America. One of […]
Laydown Transmissions: The Lowdown on the Latest Buggy Tech

Laydown Transmissions: The Lowdown on the Latest Buggy Tech

2WD buggies are continuing their evolution at a staggering rate and a big part of the innovation is the incorporation of laydown transmissions. Whether you choose a new factory conversion, a purpose-built buggy, or a 3D-printed aftermarket tuning option, there’s a lot of ways to jump on board. Most were initially developed for carpet or […]
Tech Center: Punching the Numbers

Tech Center: Punching the Numbers

I know that battery capacity determines how long my car will run on a charge, but does it affect power too? My car feels more powerful on a 5000mAh 2-cell pack than a 3000mAh 2-cell pack. Yep, that’s a real thing. Even though the 3000mAh battery and 5000mAh battery have the same resting voltage, that […]
Pro Tips with Team Associated’s "King" Richard Saxton

Pro Tips with Team Associated’s "King" Richard Saxton

“King” Richard  Saxton is a veteran nitro racer who has raced at the highest levels of competition and has even come close to earning a win at the 2002 IFMAR Worlds where he took TQ. He currently works at Team Associated where he wrenches, mentors and advises some of the newest, most talented drivers on […]
Choose The Right Rotor For Your Ride

Choose The Right Rotor For Your Ride

Most of us take for granted the ease and dependability of today’s brushless systems. They provide a level of technology that systems of years past can’t match. But, the components can be a mystery and the affects of changing or tuning them daunting. I sat down with HobbyWing and SchuurSpeed’s Ron Schuur to help explain […]
New 1/8-Scale INF1NITY Nitro On-Road Car Tease

New 1/8-Scale INF1NITY Nitro On-Road Car Tease

1/8-scale on-road nitro cars are considered by many to be the Formula 1 of RC racing and recently we spotted a new car in the pits at the recent 2016 Reedy TC Race of Champions. Being developed over the past couple of years by a new upstart Infinity, with a parent company called Creation Model […]
Tamiya’s Rheinard Leads After Day 1 at the 2016 Reedy TC Race of Champions

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 […]
2016 Reedy TC Race of Champions: Prestigious Touring Car Race Kicks Off

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, […]
Stadium Truck Racing In Europe?

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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