This video explains the art of tire grooving. This has been done for years in dirt oval racing and in off-road racing. It is also practiced in RC. Check out the video as it’s pretty informative. It includes some nice background info on Rob MacCachren too.
Mike Nelson recently attended the 2011 Futaba Electric Challenge and files this race report. I went to the Futaba Electric Challenge this past weekend held at RJD Hobbies located in Lincoln Illinois. The weekend started with practice all day Friday, and then two separate race days on Saturday and Sunday, your finishing position would be [...]
With the successful launch of RPM Shock Shaft Guards for Traxxas Shocks, we knew we needed to make another version to work with Associated shocks as well. The wait is over! RPM Shock Shaft Guards for Assoc. 1/10th scale shocks are a simple design, replacing your stock shock spring cup with one that has a [...]
Sure there are a lot of choices for 5B/T/SC dog bones. But this is the first true universal driveshaft system available for the beast that is the Baja 5B. Designed by Tekno RC and tested in Southern California. CNC machined out of high grade steel, then hardened and black oxidized for improved durability and wear. [...]
The 14th round of the US Pro Series took place this last weekend at the Tiltyard in Dayton, Virginia USA. 1/8th buggy was the main class with Short Course as a support class. In Short Course, Ryan Lutz took the overall TQ with a fairly healthy domination of all four rounds with his DESC410R. The [...]
Event: 2011 Short Course Showdown Nation Wide Tour #3 Date: August 20th , 2011 Location: West Coast R/C Raceway – La Mirada, CA. Coming off impressive 3rd place finishes at the ROAR Off-Road Nationals in SCT Modified and 4wd Modified, Brian Kinwald and Steven Hartson took their respective acts from Northern California to Southern California [...]
This past weekend ARC Raceway held their Summer Sizzle race sponsored by RCInsider.com. The event hosted over 100 entries which included some of So Cal’s best drivers. Adam Drake, Richard Saxton, Josh Alton, Matt Castellano, Drew Moller, Ronda Drake and Matt Schreffler were in attendance. TLR / Nova Rossi driver Adam Drake tq’ed both rounds [...]