Pro-Line April Releases

This is a Flo-Tek Clear Body for Slash®, Slash® 4X4, SC10, Ultima SC and Blitz. Introducing the first SC body specifically designed to eliminate the short-course body parachute effect! If you have ever raced or bashed a short-course truck, you know that SC bodies act like parachutes when going over jumps, causing you to lose [...]

Apr 18, 2011 Comments
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Tekno RC V4 Brushless Conversion Kits Winning Races All Over the World

Tekno RC’s new V4 line of brushless conversion kits are taking the 1/8th Electric world by storm. Since its introduction the new V4 line has claimed some inpressive victories and podium appearances at major races around the globe.  Here is a quick list of recent wins and podiums at some major events: 1st, 2nd, and [...]

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Andrew Mowery Wraps Up The Twin Cities Winter Championship Series

The Series final would be 3 days of racing with some of the best talent around. “Stock Foam sedan was excellent. Little bad luck in quals had me starting in 4th but finished in 1st. Making the winter season Champion in Stock Foam sedan me.. So a good winter of racing.. 10 week championship starting [...]

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Ryan Lutz Wins 1/8 Buggy And Short Course Classes At Nor-Cal Championship Series

Ryan Lutz took 8th buggy and Short Course classes in style this weekend at the Nor-Cal Championship series at Nor-Cal Hobbies. In Short Course I ran my DESC410R and it felt great! I wasn’t expecting too much as I still haven’t put much time into this class but the truck felt great. I didn’t touch [...]

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VP-Pro USA Axman SC Tires

VP-Pro has introduced new 1/10-scale Short Course tires. VP-Pro states it’s very excited to bring high quality performance Short Course Tires to the market. Its first tread pattern is its Axman tread which is said to work extremely well in bumpy conditions with plenty of forward bite. Part # VPP805SC-UF Street Price: $16.99 pair w/ inserts

Apr 15, 2011 Comments
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Four Drivers Locked in IFMAR 1/8-scale On-road Main

Robert Pietsch of Germany, Atsushi Hara of Japan, Dario Balestri of Italy and Takaaki Shimo of Japan have guaranteed spots in Saturday’s A-main event. The rest of the field will be filled when the lower mains conclude Saturday morning and early afternoon.  This world championship race format is different than your typical race in that the hour-long [...]

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It’s time to go racing!

There are two things I like about the spring; it gets warmer and the racing season starts. I’m excited about running laps at Pin Shop Hobbies. I always have a great time hanging with everyone there and I enjoy running in the buggy and truggy classes. This year I think I’m going to switch things [...]

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IFMAR Reprimands Pro Drivers

Before mains started, IFMAR officials held a meeting to address the tire controversy at the IFMAR 1/8-scale on-road world championship being held in Homestead, Florida. While no traction-adding tire treatments or “sauce” are allowed and tires are now being impounded, a sponsored competitor was found attempting to cheat at some point after the issue was [...]

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