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Cactus Classic: “No Tire Sauce” Rule Weakly Enforced

Cactus Classic: “No Tire Sauce” Rule Weakly Enforced

With qualifying well under way at the Cactus Classic, it seems that there is some big drama swirling among the drivers. Tires are always a hot topic at any event since they are probably the single most important item that affects the way a car handles. The officially posted rule is for “no saucing” allowed. […]
Cactus Classic: Under the Hood of TLR’s Dakotah Phend’s New 22T 2.0

Cactus Classic: Under the Hood of TLR’s Dakotah Phend’s New 22T 2.0

The TLR factory drivers are all piloting the new 22T 2.o at the Cactus Classic and the stadium trucks are looking impressive with good corner speed and stable handling. I was able to get a sneak peak under the hood of TLR’s Dakotah Phend’s new 22T 2.0 that should be available for sale very soon. […]

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Cactus Classic: The Rebirth of the Stadium Truck?

Cactus Classic: The Rebirth of the Stadium Truck?

Short-course trucks have enjoyed great popularity over the past few years, but many feel that could be changing.  With many modern tracks seeing higher and higher grip, driving a short-course truck with their inherent characteristic of rolling and swaying makes them hard to drive when there is already an abundance of traction. In response, drivers […]
Durango Previews New Models at Cactus Classic

Durango Previews New Models at Cactus Classic

Team Durango displayed their new lineup coming out in early April of 2015. The new Durango vehicles are only a tease and I wasn’t able to look under their hoods, but they are all new platforms and not just a new freshening up of older models. The DNX8 is their 1/8-scale nitro buggy and I […]

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Cactus Classic: Stock Racers Get Creative To Shave Grams and Lap Times

Cactus Classic: Stock Racers Get Creative To Shave Grams and Lap Times

Stock racing has always been a very popular and competitive class, but with the rhythm section in the center of the track being so critical, racers are resorting to some very creative ways to gain an edge. Working within the rules, racers are pushing batteries, motors, drivetrains, suspension and other tweaks in order to make […]
Cactus Classic: The Tire Wars Have Begun

Cactus Classic: The Tire Wars Have Begun

At any big race, tires are always a hot topic and this year’s Cactus Classic is no different.  What usually takes racers a lot of elbow grease and tire-tuning knowledge to craft sets perfectly suited for the track, has been circumvented by the introduction of production slicks. Pro-Line, JConcepts and AKA are at the event […]

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The layout has all of the classic features, but has 5-pack section that really tests the stock drivers.

Cactus Classic: The Southwest Event Kicks Off with Practice

The long week at the Cactus Classic held at SRS Raceway in Arizona is under way. It’s only practice, but already the fast guys are making their mark. The first thing drivers are confronted with is the track. The surface is very unusual and the best way to describe the clay is like the stuff […]
Tamiya Clodbuster Rocket Launcher by Rodney Donnell

Tamiya Clodbuster Rocket Launcher by Rodney Donnell

When we were flipping through back issues and found Rodney’s combat-ready Clod in the January 2013 issue, we knew it had to be shared. Chrome kind of defeats the purpose of camo, but who cares? This thing is awesome. Even the rocket launcher is RC! Want to see your machine here? Send photos and a description […]

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Pro-Line Introduces Prime T Slicks for Stadium Trucks

Pro-Line Introduces Prime T Slicks for Stadium Trucks

Slick tires have been very popular on high-grip surfaces such as astroturf, carpet and clay, and now Pro-Line has expanded their line-up to include slicks for stadium trucks. These new Pro-Line Prime T slick tires are ready to go and lack the need to convert treaded tires and include grooves for when the track is […]
ProTek RC Introduces Titanium B5/B5M Rear CVA Axles

ProTek RC Introduces Titanium B5/B5M Rear CVA Axles

Titanium is a material perfectly suited for racing and ProTek RC now offers rear CVA Axles for the Team Associated B5 and B5M. The axles are CNC machined from high-quality domestic 6AL-4V (Grade 5) titanium alloy and polished. This titanium has a great strength-to-weight ratio making it suited for racers looking for every advantage possible.  […]

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JConcepts Ford Atlas SCT Traxxas Slash Absolute Scaler Body

JConcepts Ford Atlas SCT Traxxas Slash Absolute Scaler Body

Traxxas Slash and Slash 4×4 have a new body to help liven up their rigs. JConcepts’ new Ford Atlas shell has all the cool vibe of the big, full-size truck. Starting with the oversized grill, the body continues to impress with a split headlight design and edgy hood detail bulks around the fenders to provide […]
Pro-Line Faultline 2.2″ 6-Lug Bead Lock Wheels Sneak Peak

Pro-Line Faultline 2.2″ 6-Lug Bead Lock Wheels Sneak Peak

Good news if you’re looking for Axial wheel options: Pro-Line will soon have a new version of the Faultline Bead-Loc wheel with a 6-lug hub, which makes it perfect for the Yeti, Spawn, Wraith Poison Spyder Edition, and just about anything else with a 6-lug setup. According to Pro-Line, the rims also offer improved grip […]
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