Over the Labor Day weekend I attended the 2011 Hobby Haven Off-Road Shootout in Urbandale, IA. This race is a three day event with open practice on Friday, three rounds of qualifying on Saturday, and on Sunday there was a 4th round of qualifying followed by AAA mains for most classes. There were 10 different [...]
This weekend in separate parts of the country, TQ Racing began testing its new platform of 2wd and 4wd 1/10 electric buggy chassis. On different types of racings surfaces, both indoors and outdoors. The new 2wd and 4wd cars hit the track in anger for the first time. Our preliminary tests are being done to [...]
The New 60C Race Edition 4000 Lipo Battery Pack features industry standard bullet ports and comes with a Deans connector wire set complete with JST-XH style balance plug. 60C for high output racing conditions, this pack is designed to fit in all 1/10th scale cars and trucks and offers lighter weight and more power in [...]
Reedy’s WolfPack LiPo batteries meet the performance demands of both the casual enthusiast and the club racer. Generous discharge capabilities increase overall power and top speed while high capacities extend run times far beyond what is capable with NiMH batteries or lower-quality LiPo batteries. Each battery features Reedy’s molded hard case for maximum crash protection [...]
Ty Tessman made a special trip to this year’s ProLine Surf City Classic @ OCRC in Huntington Beach (August 27th, 28th). He was running some 1/10th scale classes and also was running the 1/8th Scale Electric Invite Class featuring current and former World Champions Ryan Cavalieri and Barry Baker. Ty TQ’d all 3 rounds of [...]
RC Car Action and the Air Age Media team are sad to report that Ted Longshaw has passed away. Ted is remembered as an extremely influential member of the RC racing community and a historian of the hobby. Ted was a former IFMAR President and an Honorary Life President of IFMAR. He will be missed.
Summer might be winding down, but the drifting season is still in full swing! Stop by Sheldon’s Hobbies this Saturday and sign up for round 2 of their awesome Drift Competition Series for a chance to win some sweet gear. Practice starts at 10am, and the comp kicks off at 2pm. See you there! [...]
Senior Editor Kevin Hetmanski and I recently travelled to the Northwoods of Wisconsin for Rounds 9 and 10 of the Traxxas TORC series. When we arrived at Crandon International Off Road Raceway in Crandon, WI, we discovered we were in for some extra racing as Round 4 of the series, which had previously been rained [...]