Bringing your nitro car out of storage

It is official; nitro racing season is here! For many, it is time to bring out their nitro cars and trucks from winter hibernation. It seems strange, but over the months of sitting around, things start to go bad in many areas of your car. Before your fire-up your nitro vehicle for the first time [...]

May 29, 2011 Comments
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The Air Age Media RC Scholarship

Are you a high school senior who’s into RC or do you know someone who’s graduating from high school and is interested in RC? That interest could help pay for college! Check out Air Age Media’s New RC Scholarship. This Scholarship is open to high school seniors in the United States who will be attending [...]

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Is On-road Racing Dead?

Let me start off by making it clear that I’m on on-road racer. I’m not devoted strictly to on-road, but I like it just as much as off-road, and before short course came along, I probably liked on-road just ever so slightly better than dirt racing. Now that we have established that I am not [...]

May 29, 2011 Comments
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IFMAR Electric Off-road Worlds

The best electric off-road racers in the world will be descending on Vaasa, Finland July 16-24. They will be there to compete in the 2WD and 4WD 1/10-scale buggy championships which is one of the most hotly contested races in RC. RC Car Action will be on hand for all of the racing, so make [...]

May 28, 2011 Comments
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RC Car Wrecks: The Bad & The Ugly

I witnessed one of the most exciting and dangerous nitro buggy runaways at my local track last week I’ve seen in ages.  Thankfully, no one was injured, though this runaway made a large crowd of onlookers scatter like a flock of pigeons after a gunshot.  It got me thinking about some of the more spectacular RC [...]

May 28, 2011 Comments
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Has Short Course Replaced the Stadium Truck Class?

Just when I thought the answer was an obvious yes, some guys have been showing up with stadium trucks at my local track and it appears TLR will be releasing a stadium truck version of the 22. So, which is it? Has the stadium truck class been replaced or not? I personally think there’s no [...]

May 27, 2011 Comments
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Are you a custom builder?

  One of the reasons I love the RC hobby is because the possibilities with these vehicles is almost endless. I enjoy building kit vehicles and building project vehicles for the mag where I bolt on a bunch of cool stuff. The thing that I enjoy the most is designing and making my own parts. [...]

May 27, 2011 Comments
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2011 European Short Course Masters Announced

Race with USA Superstar Ryan Maifield … and win up to 3000 €! Short Course equals 100% Fun Off-Road-Racing Action. No other RC car category offers more jumping, power-drifting, and fender–to–fender excitement! Come and race with the BEST of the BEST…! Team Associated is sending superstar driver Ryan Maifield from the USA and YOU can [...]

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