Kyosho re-enters the short course arena with the new SC6

Kyosho immediately made a splash in the SC scene with the Ultima SC when it debuted back in 2010, with Jared Tebo winning several events right after the RTR truck was released. A couple of updated kit versions followed over the next couple of years, but when the RT6 stadium truck was released (and the [...]

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REDS Racing evokes improved fuel economy with their new R7 engine

Back at The Dirt Nitro Challenge in February, REDS Racing USA’s Alex Pilson let me in on a little secret that the Mario Rossi-designed brand was working on a new engine, specifically with fuel mileage in mind. Last weekend, REDS Racing team driver and 2010 IFMAR World Champion Cody King took the Pro Buggy win [...]

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June Issue Rolling Out Now! Losi’s Big Buggy, Special Boating Section, Much More!

The June edition of RC Car Action is rolling out now! If you’re a Digital Edition subscriber, you can view the issue instantly. If you get down with print, make a stop at the newsstand (or check your mailbox) for a look at the power-packed pages. Here’s a sneak-peek at the “openers” for a few [...]

Apr 04, 2014 Comments
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Team Associated honors the late Gene Husting with a limited-edition ‘Members Only’ Jacket

It seems only fitting that RC industry icon and RC Hall of Fame member Gene Husting, the late founder of Team Associated, was always seen at the racetrack wearing an “Iconic Racer” jacket from Members Only. Now you too can own one with a special “old-school” Team Associated patch, and benefit a good cause at [...]

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RC Car Action June 1991: The Man, The Myth, The Legend… We Get Inside the Mind Of Gil Losi Jr.

Ah June! As the Winter fades away and snow melts, our minds go to warmer days to come when we can race outdoors, hit the parks, skies and even the water. This week we take a look at one of the most creative men in RC. Gil Losi Jr. built a name for himself through [...]

Apr 03, 2014 Comments
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O.S. Engines Hits the Road With Speed R2101 1/8 Scale Mill

If you like your nitro power mixed with foam tires and pavement, O.S. Engines’ latest mill is all you. The Speed R201 is based on the red-hot 21XZ-B Speed Spec II (as used by Ty Tessmann to win The Dirt Nitro Challenge), and tuned for high-revving road action. Full press info from O.S. below. Follow [...]

Apr 02, 2014 Comments
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Just who are the big races for, anyway?

In the RC racing world, the term “big race” is loosely applied to any competitive event that’s deemed more important than the typical club race. Sure, there are ROAR National Championship races for all major racing classes, but many local facilities organize special events throughout the year in order to draw a larger crowd, often [...]

Apr 01, 2014 Comments
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“King” of the Trail: Tyler Puterbaugh’s Axial Wraith

If you’re an RCCA subscriber or you snagged our May issue off the newsstand, you’ve already seen this Reader’s Ride between the pages (or, you may have seen it tearing up the trails in Benton, PA). Tyler Puterbaugh’s Axial Wraith is the pride of his RC fleet and looks great in this nicely-snapped shot. The [...]

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