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 [...]

Mar 31, 2014 Comments
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New Video – Glue Tires Like A Pro

If you’re about to glue your first set of tires, check out these tips before you begin. Here’s a few tips to make sure those new tires stay on the rim and keep you in the front of the competition. Want to see more? Check out our YouTube Channel each week for a new tech [...]

Mar 31, 2014 Comments
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New Outerwears Gear for Losi Desert Buggy XL

Outerwears filters are popular in many forms of motorsports as well as RC, and their latest batch of gear is designed for the Losi Desert Buggy XL. The Pre-Filter, “Shockwears” shock boots, and pull-start filter are constructed of Outerwears’ unique “Terra-Flo” material, which repels dust and water yet flows air freely. Full press info below [...]

Mar 30, 2014 Comments
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New JConcepts chassis decal covers the bottom of the B5 and B5M

If you’ve recently purchased and built your Team Associated B5 or B5M buggy, you’ll want one of these before you scuff up that smooth and shiny chassis. The new chassis decals are pre-cut to fit the shape of the chassis, saving the chassis from scratches and lowering resistance when the car bottoms out. Each package [...]

Mar 28, 2014 Comments
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HobbyKing goes 2WD SCT racing for less than $100!

Got an extra set of electronics laying around? If so, you can pick up Turnigy’s new SCT V2 kit and go racing for less than a Benjamin. Not only does the SCT V2 look like a modern SCT in terms of chassis and suspension design, but the truck comes with threaded aluminum “big bore” shocks, [...]

Mar 28, 2014 Comments
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