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TEAM ASSOCIATED SC10RS

1/10-SCALE ELECTRIC 2WD SHORT COURSE TRUCK | RTR PHOTOS BY JOEL NAVARRO AE's newest RTR puts the Race in Race Spec SC10RS Team Associated launched the modern short course scene into the realm of competitive racing with the original SC10 kit, utilizing the then-undefeated ROAR National Champion RC10T4 platform as the basis for what quickly [...]

Mar 24, 2014 Comments
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KYOSHO MP9 READYSET

1/8-SCALE NITRO 4WD BUGGY | RTR PHOTOS BY JOEL NAVARRO A world champion fresh out of the box MP9 READYSET Kyosho's new Inferno MP9 Readyset represents the upper echelon of today's competitive RTR 1/8-scale buggies, but in order to appreciate its place in RC history, you need to know first where it came from. As [...]

Mar 24, 2014 Comments
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TEAM ASSOCIATED SC10RS

1/10-SCALE ELECTRIC 2WD SHORT COURSE TRUCK | RTR PHOTOS BY JOEL NAVARRO AE's newest RTR puts the Race in Race Spec SC10RS Team Associated launched the modern short course scene into the realm of competitive racing with the original SC10 kit, utilizing the then-undefeated ROAR National Champion RC10T4 platform as the basis for what quickly [...]

Mar 24, 2014 Comments
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GLAMIS DUNES ADVENTURE

PHOTOS BY JOEL NAVARRO & JASON BOULANGER Vaterra's new Glamis Fear takes on the dunes it's named for The Glamis Imperial Sand Dunes, some standing hundreds of feet tall, are located in an unincorporated stretch of desert in southeastern California spanning 118,000 acres of gigantic mountainous terrain. It's nestled in the corner of California's borders [...]

Feb 22, 2014 Comments
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TEAM LOSI RACING 22 2.0

1/10-SCALE ELECTRIC 2WD BUGGY | KIT PHOTOS BY JOEL NAVARRO TLR's best buggy gets even better The bar to measure the success of Team Losi Racing's new 22 2.0 buggy was set almost unrealistically high before the car ever existed — its predecessor, the TLR 22, won the prestigious Reedy Race of Champions and ROAR [...]

Feb 22, 2014 Comments
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PRO-LINE PRO-2

1/10-SCALE ELECTRIC 2WD SHORT-COURSE TRUCK | KIT PHOTOS BY JOEL NAVARRO This kit is greater than the sum of its parts PRO-2 Throughout Pro-Line's history in RC, now spanning over 30 years, they've been responsible for some of the most innovative and influential products in the hobby — and while best known for producing tires, [...]

Jan 25, 2014 Comments
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TEAM ASSOCIATED QUALIFIER SERIES RIVAL MONSTER TRUCK

PHOTOS JOEL NAVARRO 1/8-SCALE ELECTRIC MONSTER TRUCK | RTR Team Associated's first electric monster truck aims to crush the competition RIVAL It's no secret that the monster truck is one of the most popular classes in RC, with both incredibly versatile performance and instantly recognizable styling, which explains the acclaim received by Team Associated's original [...]

Oct 28, 2013 Comments
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RCCA EXCLUSIVE – Interview with Kyosho designer Yuichi Kanai! [VIDEO]

From basic-level kits to some of the most exotic and successful racing platforms in history, Kyosho has excelled in every segment of RC they’ve entered. One particular area that Kyosho has dominated is 1/8-scale nitro off-road buggy, and much of that success can be attributed to the talents of one man: head Inferno designer Yuichi [...]

Aug 05, 2013 Comments
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TLR TEN-SCTE 2.0

PHOTOS JOEL NAVARRO 1/10-SCALE ELECTRIC 4WD SHORT COURSE TRUCK KIT The national champion, remixed When Team Losi Racing released the TEN-SCTE 2.0, it marked a substantial milestone for the budding 4×4 short course division. Since the new batch of full-fendered 4WD trucks was defined just four years ago, the fact that a major manufacturer and [...]

Jul 29, 2013 Comments
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HPI BAJA 5B FLUX

PHOTOS JOEL NAVARRO 1/5-SCALE 2WD DUNE BUGGY | RTR A big buggy with even bigger power! When HPI Racing released its first Baja 5B buggy in 2006, they revolutionized a segment in RC that had never before been pushed to the forefront of both technology and availability. Up until that point, large-scale RC represented a [...]

Jul 29, 2013 Comments
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