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Streeeetch-job ’32 Ford [READERS RIDE]

Streeeetch-job ’32 Ford [READERS RIDE]

Scott Lempert tells us the inspiration for this build came from a 1/8-scale Monogram engine kit that was given to him by a friend. The ‘50s-era 312 Y-block motor had the option for a wild direct crank-driven Potvin supercharger, but fitting it in a hot rod would mean an extended frame chassis, so Scott scratch-built […]
Custom A/FX Chevy Drag Car [READER’S RIDE]

Custom A/FX Chevy Drag Car [READER’S RIDE]

Here’s a piece of custom-built drag racing history from Scott Lempert. Right before Funny Cars came on the scene in the 1960s several altered-wheelbase FX (factory-experimental) cars toured the match-race circuit. One such, built by race header king Doug Thorley, was the “Chevy 2 Much” — so named because it was based on a 1963 […]

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Land Shark HPI RS4 Porsche [READER’S RIDE]

Land Shark HPI RS4 Porsche [READER’S RIDE]

With its list of upgrades, Don Almeido’s RS4—based on the Sport 3 Flux Falken Porsche kit—is ready to take a bite out of stock touring cars. First up were HPI’s carbon fiber front and rear shock towers and center drive shaft cover. The shaft itself was replaced with an Exotek Racing aluminum unit, along with […]
2017 Reedy TC Race: Photo Gallery

2017 Reedy TC Race: Photo Gallery

Lots to see at the 20th edition of the Reedy Touring Car Race of Champions. The legendary event brings the manufacturers, factory drivers and passionate racers to the famous Tamiya Raceway to battle on the fast and permanent layout. Of course, RC Car Action is there to capture all the excitement and we’ve put together […]

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2017 Reedy TC Race: Under the Hood of Marc Rheinard’s Infinity IF14

2017 Reedy TC Race: Under the Hood of Marc Rheinard’s Infinity IF14

A legend in RC racing, Infinity’s Marc Rheinard continues to gather wins and this time it’s behind the wheel of the Infinity IF14. A new car in a new class for the company, Rheinard is already showing what it is capable of by winning this year’s 2017 Reedy Touring Car Race of Champions. Let’s take […]
2017 Reedy TC Race: Infinity’s Rheinard Grabs His 6th Title

2017 Reedy TC Race: Infinity’s Rheinard Grabs His 6th Title

The 20th edition of the Reedy Touring Car Race of Champions is now in the books and helping to rewrite those books is Infinity’s Marc Rheinard who was brilliant, at times challenged, but never really fazed as he grabbed the necessary points to get a record-setting six Reedy Race Championship titles to his name and […]

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Serpent's Viktor Wilck is one driver who has a chance of taking the title from Rheinard.

2017 Reedy TC Race: Infinity’s Rheinard Tops Saturday with Win

The Reedy Touring Car Race of Champions is a prestigious event that can elevate a factory driver’s status and etch them in the RC racing history books. This year’s event is seeing closer races and tighter battles than ever before and with the end of Saturday’s Rounds of racing shows many drivers in contention for […]
2017 Reedy TC Race: Interview with Team Associated’s Spencer Rivkin

2017 Reedy TC Race: Interview with Team Associated’s Spencer Rivkin

The highlight of the Reedy Race is usually the Invitational Class, but there are classes being run in a more common format including the Open Modified Class that often showcases up and coming talent, giving a hint at future Invitational Class participants. This year Team Associated’s Spencer Rivkin raced in the Open Class, and is showing […]

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2017 Reedy TC Race: New Tamiya M07 Concept Spotted

2017 Reedy TC Race: New Tamiya M07 Concept Spotted

The Reedy Race always focuses attention, and one thing that caught ours was the new Tamiya M07 Concept being displayed under the Tamiya tent. Officially scheduled for release June 25th, of 2017, this car will carry on the long tradition of fun cars that are enjoyed by passionate racers who enjoy TCS racing. A 1/10-scale, […]
2017 Reedy TC Race: Under the Hood of Ryan Cavalieri’s TC7.1

2017 Reedy TC Race: Under the Hood of Ryan Cavalieri’s TC7.1

Team Associated’s Ryan Cavalieri is probably better known for his accomplishments in the off-road environment, but his on-road skills are also very impressive. Like previous years, he’s been a standout at the Reedy Touring Car Race of Champions in the Invitational Class and this year is no different. His lines are crisp and his lap […]

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2017 Reedy TC Race: Technical Inspection and Rules

2017 Reedy TC Race: Technical Inspection and Rules

Like any big event, the Reedy Touring Car Race of Champions uses a set of rules and a technical inspection area to help keep the racing close and fair for the participants. As you can imagine, racers have always tried to find the slightest edge to exploit to give them an advantage, but a thorough […]
2017 Reedy TC Race: Racing is Under Way

2017 Reedy TC Race: Racing is Under Way

The 20th edition of the Reedy Touring Car Race of Champions is going on right now at the legendary Tamiya Raceway in Aliso Viejo, California and continues its reputation as one of the most prestigious and coveted events on the racing calendar for electric touring cars. Initially conceived and started by legendary motor guru Mike […]
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