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5 Random Questions Episode 2: Maifield,Tebo & Amezcua [VIDEO]

5 random questions with Team Associated’s Ryan Maifield, Drurango/Mugen driver Travis Amezcua and Kyosho’s Jared Tebo.

Nov 04, 2011 Comments
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TLR’s Dakotah Phend vs Associated’s Ryan Cavalieri: The Pass

Being a photographer, every now and then you get lucky shots. Shots that you just can’t plan out or stage; they just happen. Recently at the Reedy Truck Race I got one of those during the Pro 4 main which was a battle between TLR’s Dakotah Phend and Team Associated’s Ryan Cavalieri. 1. Coming onto [...]

Nov 02, 2011 Comments
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2011 JBRL Electric Series Wraps Up at HRH

Jimmy Babcock’s 2011 JBRL electric series came to an end this weekend at Hot Rod Hobbies in Saugus, California. The 8 race long series was held throughout the year at multiple tracks across Southern California. This year saw an exceptional turnout with an average of 200 entries per round. The popularity of the race seems [...]

Oct 30, 2011 Comments
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Trophy Alternatives

I do a lot of racing.  Lately it seems like I’m at a big race every weekend.  I am not complaining one bit. In fact, I love racing but one thing has caught my eye lately. No matter the size of the race whether it be a Nationals event or just a glorified club race [...]

Oct 27, 2011 Comments
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Keep it Cool!–Heat Kills Electronics.

Motors, speed controls and batteries are some of the most expensive components on our electric cars. I’m sure you have blown up one of these at some point and know the agonizing feeling of breaking out your wallet to replace it (or waiting weeks for warranty repair). Motor or speed control failure is often caused [...]

Oct 21, 2011 Comments
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Team Associated and Lucas Oil Marketing RC to the Masses–VIDEO

It’s no secret that short course trucks have pushed our hobby to a new level. Much of this has been accomplished by manufacturers reaching out to new markets. Traxxas can be seen at almost any sort of off-road racing event and almost all of the bigger manufacturers have sponsored a full size racing truck. HPI [...]

Oct 17, 2011 Comments
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New Team Associated B4.1 Long Chassis Spotted?

I was at Team Associated headquarters today and sneaked a shot of a couple chassis sitting on a desk. The top one looks to be longer than the bottom and it definitely hasn’t been cut and glued like what we’ve seen lately. Could this be the production +8mm chassis we’ve been waiting for? I sure [...]

Oct 04, 2011 Comments
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5 Random Questions with R/C Pro’s [VIDEO]

I asked 5 random questions to a group of R/C Pro’s and some industry guys. Here is what they had to say:  

Sep 30, 2011 Comments
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About the author

I started racing RC cars in the mid 90¹s and quickly developed a passion for the hobby. After a lengthy hiatus, nitro off-road racing got the best of me and I don¹t see myself taking another break anytime soon. I enjoy being behind my camera at races almost as much as being behind the wheel. When I'm not racing or writing about RC I stay very active playing hockey, soccer, biking, traveling as much as possible and of course, shooting tons of photos.
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