The lists for who is racing and who is waiting are done and posted for the 2017 Reedy Race of Champions for off-road and a nice surprise was to see young 2016 Junior European 4WD Champion Malin Karlsen will be competing in the Invitational Class. At only 11-year-old, the Xray factory driver will be the first female Invitational […]
The 2016 IIC (International Indoor Championships) recently took place at the Westgate Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas on October 2-8. It may have been overshadowed by the IFMAR 1/8 Nitro Off-Road World Championships running simultaneously down the street at RC Tracks of Las Vegas, but it still brought together some of the best on-road […]
Lots of vehicle categories have come and gone since the RC hobby boomed with buggies back in the 1980s, but even in today’s truck-dominated RC landscape, the classic 2WD buggy is still a popular way to take RC fun off-road. With their penchant for razor-sharp handling and responsive rear-wheel drive characteristics, 2WD buggies are always an exciting ride. […]
From AKA: The 2016 world championship winning Double Down tire has been designed to fit between the Impact and the Zipp in the AKA tire line. Best used when you have a slightly dusty track and better wear characteristics are needed. Reasons could be due to an abrasive surface or a surface that is polished […]
TLR’s Dakotah Phend has been right in the mix at the 2016 IFMAR 1/8 Nitro Off-Road World Championships, and his buggy has been performing with speed and confidence. Let’s take a closer look at his personal TLR 8ight 4.0. Sponsors: TLR, Horizon Hobby, Orion, Pro-Line, Spektrum, Stickit1 Racing, Lunsford, VP Fuels, OCRC Raceway, Darkside Designs, […]
With just one day of qualifying left at the 2016 IFMAR 1/8 Nitro Off-Road Worlds, it’s time for drivers to take some risks in an attempt to move up the leader board. Kyosho’s Jared Tebo took a big chance by running his whole 10-minute qualifier without a pit stop. It’s been tried before, but results […]
For most racers, just attending an IFMAR Worlds is a dream come true, but 15-year-old, Italian, Mugen driver Davide Ongaro is not only enjoying the event, but doing well and putting a good bit of fear in to many seasoned veterans. His event started out great, and throughout practice he challenged the best drivers and […]
Often the Holy Grail of going to an IFMAR Worlds event is to win the coveted Championship title, and recently Yokomo’s Ronald Volker finally achieved his life-long goal. He did it driving from 2nd on the grid, showing that his accomplishments take a high-level of skill, but also a car with razor sharp handling and […]
Day one of qualifying is in the books at the 2016 IFMAR 1/8 Nitro Off-Road World Championships and everyone is chasing Kyosho’s Elliott Boots after he grabbed the top spot in both rounds to complete the first day. His buggy is looking sharp, smooth and fierce as he navigates the track that is slowly deteriorating- […]
Practice is over and the Opening Ceremonies announced the beginning of the “real racing” with qualifying beginning Tuesday October 4 in the morning. The Opening Ceremonies bring together the best drivers in the world and others just happy to represent their country and be part of such a great International event. The United States has […]
It’s been a while since we shared a Headquake build, we should do this more often–they’re always a treat. Mellow out to a smooth tune as HQ gets to work sanding, shaping, and painting, then click the second clip to see his artwork in action on the trail.
This was a fun one. Built for the October 2016 issue, this customized Bandit sports a one-piece aluminum chassis to give it its super stretched stance, plus a few other choice mods. But it’s mostly just bolt-ons, so if you want to build one of your own… Click any pic to download this article as […]
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