Don’t Forget The Basher

I love RC racing, but it simply isn’t for everyone. Competitive rock crawling is the same. Not everyone is going to be attracted to higher level competition and the commitment it takes to really perform at a satisfactory level at either a race or a rock crawling event. That’s why I wish more hobby shops [...]

Aug 02, 2011 Comments
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Attend RCX Chicago and Say Hello!

So I’m heading out later this week for the hearland, the midwest, THE Chicago.  As in the land of deep dish pizza, da’ Bears and our new show, RCX Chicagoland. If you get a chance, drop by this Saturday and check it out.  This is our first year in Chicago, and it’s less a trade [...]

Aug 02, 2011 Comments
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JConcepts Scores IFMAR World Championship At “Coolest Race Ever”

JConcepts took the show on the road, all the way to the country of Finland to support drivers competing in the Coolest Race Ever, the 1/10th IFMAR Off-Road World Championships. Chosen as control tire for 2011 IFMAR World Championships in Vaasa, Finland, JConcepts was out in full force. Double Dees provided the grip for the [...]

Aug 01, 2011 Comments
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Team Durango DEX210 2WD Buggy Wins At 1st Competition

The new DEX210 2WD buggy from Team Durango made its world debut at the oOple ‘invernational’ race meeting this past weekend, 29-31st July. Whilst the car has been shown in rear motor format already, this meeting would be all about the mid-motor layout on the high grip astroturf surface. Hupo Hönigl made the trip over [...]

Aug 01, 2011 Comments
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ROAR Region 11 Regional Championships: Tekin Wins 1/8 E Buggy

Tekin’s Jeremy Potter files the following race report: “The race was a 1/8 only event so I entered in just the 1/8 E-Buggy class with my Hot Bodies Ve8 and Tekin RX8 and T8 1900 KV Motor. There were drivers from all over the Northwest and Canada gunning for the win. The track flowed very [...]

Aug 01, 2011 Comments
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Cash Money Race At JCP In Edinburg, IN: Tekin Wins 1/8 Pro E Buggy

Jubal Dike files the following race report. “In Pro E Buggy, my first two qualifiers left me sitting 3rd and a little off pace. After some adjustments I bettered my time by more than 20 secs which still left me Q3 but back up to speed with TQ Brian Seitz (Mugen ECO), Q2 Brian Bourland [...]

Aug 01, 2011 Comments
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O.S. Engine 21XZ-R Engines

O.S. introduces two new 21XZ-R engines designed to overthrow the status quo in 1/8 scale on-road racing! Both can run a full 10-minute heat on just one tank of fuel, while most other engines need two tanks. That puts the 21XZ-R driver a pit stop ahead of the pack — and in sole possession of [...]

Jul 31, 2011 Comments
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Limited Traction takes one-two in Hyper Drift night comp

A short while ago I got a chance to check out one of Hyper Drift’s awesome events – specifically, the McCarthy Ranch night competition I posted a couple weeks ago.  The entire HD crew was in attendance and they put together an absolutely incredible, fully-lit layout complete with grass infields and a scale garage row. [...]

Jul 31, 2011 Comments
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