Industry giant, Traxxas, unveiled two brand new products this saturday at RCX Chicago for all to see. First item being a 25c 7600mah 2-cell LiPo battery. Compared to a standard 4200+mah NiMh pack, you’ll not only get a huge increase in run time but performance as well. Notice the lack of a hardcase surrounding the […]
The 2011 RCPS Canadian Nationals Round 1 hosted by C.R.E. Racway in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada winds up. I’ll be reporting from track-side on the day’s coverage and progress. Classes expected to be running today are: Nitro Off-road – 1/8th Buggy – 1/8th Truggy Electric Off-road – 1/10th 4WD SCT – 1/8th Open – 1/10th […]
RCX rolled into Chicago and drew massive media exposure, even from Chicago’s local ABC news station. RC Car Action publisher Louis DeFrancesco and Formula Drift champion Vaughn Gittin JR were interviewed live this morning on ABC 7’s Saturday morning show. Check out the behind the scenes photos below, and watch the segment at ABC 7’s […]
RCX in Chicago has numerous off-road tracks from a pro-style race to try-me tracks where you can take the wheel. These tracks were all purpose-built for this event and are designed for maximum action. RCX isn’t just about the dirt. There is also some amazing on-road action going on. Outside there is a drift track and […]
Horizon Hobby’s try me track and indoor flight area was hoppin’ with foot-traffic all day. TLR’s Adam Drake welcomed visitors and discussed all of TLR’s vehicles, while RCX attendees tried their hands at driving Horizon’s Electrix vehicles in the try me track. Veteran pilots flew Blade micro helis to the delight of all onlookers.
RCX, the only RC show of its kind, is 100% dedicated to the consumer, you the rabid RC enthusiast, and it’s live and rocking in Chicago right now! Get there if you can. You don’t want to miss this. The gates are open and all the exciting events are kicking off right now!
That’s right! Vaughn Gitten Jr., the 2010 Formula Drift champ, will be appearing at RCX Chicago! You’ll also be able to check out his tricked-out Monster Energy/Falken Tire Ford Racing Mustang and see what makes it perform. He will even do a drift demo/ride along with fans at the Odeum. Buy your tickets online now […]
In recent days I have come into the situation where I need a new brushless system for my Traxxas Slash RaceSpec. It had a Castle Creations Mamba Max 7,700Kv system. It’s well over 3 years old, and gave out on me last weekend at the track. I know that this can be a devastating blow […]
Serious 4WD Short Course Performance in a Ready-To-Run! Team Associated’s is proud to present the SC10 4×4 Ready-To-Run-R/C replicas of the 800+ horsepower short course race trucks driven in the Lucas Oil Off Road Racing Series. The SC10 4×4 RTR comes with your choice of three different factory finished bodies: the Lucas Oil truck driven […]
The Traxxas-backed Kawasaki Endurocross team of Destry Abbot (14), Taylor Robert (33), and Justin Soule’ (3) put in an inspiring performance at X Games 17. The Endurocross track featured unique obstacles including a treacherous drop-in ramp, a water-hazard, and a giant hill covered with rocks and logs, which racers dubbed “The Matterhorn.” Justin Soule’ powered […]
The German 2WD Nationals were held over the last weekend in July at the Team Turtle Racetrack. The track was 30% AstroTurf and 70% dirt. There were three practice rounds on Saturday and 5 Qualifiers with the best 2 counting. JConcepts Team Driver Jörn Neumann managed to TQ and Alex Hardt was 3rd overall. Both […]
I keep hearing about bucket lists and there was even a movie on the subject that I have yet to see. I get the concept. Bucket lists are fun and worthwhile for sure. I made and lost my own bucket list when I was in college. Mine had some of the staples I hear all the […]
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