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The latest from RC’s biggest races, most important shows, and other hobby happenings

JC and Pro-Line Debut New Products at 2017 Reedy Race

JC and Pro-Line Debut New Products at 2017 Reedy Race

There’s always a lot to see at a big event like the Reedy Race of Champions. This year, the two spec tire providers JConcepts and Pro-Line also brought some new products to show off with obvious influences from their team drivers, including Ryan Maifield and his Yokomo 2WD and 4WD buggies. Check it out. JConcepts […]
Trifecta After 4WD at the 2017 Reedy Race of Champions

Trifecta After 4WD at the 2017 Reedy Race of Champions

The final round of 4WD came to a conclusion Saturday with three drivers in the Invitational Class all tied in points. Xray’s Ty Tessmann, TLR’s Dakotah Phend and Yokomo’s Ryan Maifield are all grid locked with nine points, with AE’s Ryan Maifield and Alex Kosciuszek within striking distance each having eleven points. But, 2WD buggy will […]

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2017 Reedy Race of Champions: Photo Gallery 1

2017 Reedy Race of Champions: Photo Gallery 1

Lots to see at one of the biggest racing events of the year. There’s still plenty of racing, but this is where the drivers and manufacturers break out all the newest and greatest along with phenomenal driving.
2017 Reedy Race: 1st Day Shows TLR’s Phend Leading

2017 Reedy Race: 1st Day Shows TLR’s Phend Leading

The first day is completed at the 2017 Reedy Off-Road Race of Champions and the top Invite drivers are showing their experience and speed. The Reedy Race has a well-deserved reputation for exciting racing for the viewer, and it seemed only fitting to witness the best race in the last heat in the final (fourth) […]

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Reedy Race Keeps Tire Rules Tight

Reedy Race Keeps Tire Rules Tight

To help eliminate a tire advantage, the Reedy Race uses a very strict set of rules for the “control” tires in the 2WD and 4WD buggy classes. Included in the rules are specifics about how the tires can be treated. For 2WD, the approved tires are JConcepts Gold Space Bar fronts and JConcepts Gold Dirt Webs in the rear, both […]
Under the Hood: Dustin Evan’s B64D 4WD Buggy

Under the Hood: Dustin Evan’s B64D 4WD Buggy

Many of the Factory Team Drivers of Team Associated are debuting the new, highly anticipated B64D 4WD buggy at the 2017 Reedy Off-Road Race of Champions going on right now and we were fortunate enough to peak under newly signed Dustin Evan’s personal car. Sporting Reedy electronics, the buggy is already showing impressive speed and […]

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2017 Reedy Off-Road Race of Champions: The Track

2017 Reedy Off-Road Race of Champions: The Track

The 23rd edition of the Reedy Race of Champions is under way at OCRC Raceway in Huntington Beach, California, with practice kicking things off. As always at a big event, the layout draws a lot of attention and this year’s track is a real test with many features that are really testing the drivers. Highlights […]
Flashback: 1989 National Ashby Indoor Carpet Racing [VIDEO]

Flashback: 1989 National Ashby Indoor Carpet Racing [VIDEO]

The 1989 Ashby National was typical for the era and included many of the fast UK drivers of the time driving on an indoor carpet track with pan cars. The video is a bit poor quality, but like the sub-c cells, stick radios with crystals and brushed motors, fit the time. Most of the video […]

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Phend Phenomenal at 30th Annual CRCRC Winter Midwest Championships

Phend Phenomenal at 30th Annual CRCRC Winter Midwest Championships

2017 is under way and with it the start of another year of racing including the 30th Annual CRCRC Winter Midwest Championships held at the Ohio RC factory. Held on January 4th through January 8th, the event was an early showcase for the Factory and Privateer racers. With all the team changes among many top […]
Ryan Maifield Confirmed at Mugen and Yokomo with Buggy Images.

Ryan Maifield Confirmed at Mugen and Yokomo with Buggy Images.

Lots of big moves this year, but one of the biggest is the announcement of Ryan Maifield’s switch to Yokomo for 1/10-scale electric off-road and Mugen Seiki for 1/8-scale nitro and e-buggy. He’ll also now be backed by AMain Hobbies and using MKS servos, but his long relationship with JConcepts remains intact and healthy as […]

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Mugen’s Drake Takes Christmas Gifts for Kids Race

Mugen’s Drake Takes Christmas Gifts for Kids Race

Held at Revelation Raceway in Ontario, California, over the weekend of December 17th and 18th, the Christmas Gifts for Kids Race brought together nearly 100 entries to race for a good cause that included a huge collection of toys for needy children. The weather for the event looked daunting and swamped the track the previous […]
Action From the 2016 EFRA 1/12-Scale Euros [VIDEO]

Action From the 2016 EFRA 1/12-Scale Euros [VIDEO]

There’s been a lot of interesting news in 1/12-scale racing these days, and with the controversial ruling by IFMAR to go to 2S LiPo batteries, then a subsequent reversal of the ruling back to 1S after heated opinions including the video done by Josh Cyrul went viral, it appears that we are back to square […]
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