Team Losi Racing Wins 4WD SC And 17.5 Spec Class At Round 1 Of Short Course Showdown

The Streak continues! Fresh off his 4wd SC win at the 25th Annual Cactus classic, Mike Truhe TQ’s both 2wd and 4wd Modified Short course classes. He then cruised to the vicotry in the 4wd Modified class by being the only driver to complete 25 laps. This is the 4th event in a row that [...]

Mar 28, 2011 Comments
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Join Traxxas In The Fight Against Devastating Children’s Illnesses

Traxxas is supporting St. Jude Children’s Hospital in their quest to cure and prevent catastrophic diseases that strike children. Traxxas has joined with Amsoil, SPX and Ford to race the St. Jude Children’s Hospital Mustang FR500S in the SCCA World Challenge GTS class. The competition effort will raise awareness for St. Jude Children’s Hospital and [...]

Mar 28, 2011 Comments
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Unofficial Sneak Peek: Pro-Line 2.8″ Wheels

Pro-Line has recently released a number of 2.8″ tires that directly fit Traxxas rims. Now we have word that Pro-Line will be releasing at least one of its own 2.8″ rim designs. What we know is that the rim is a one-piece molded plastic rim with a six-spoke design with a faux beadlock ring. More information [...]

Mar 26, 2011 Comments
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John “Rckcrwlr” Thornton Named Team Manager For RC4WD US And International Drivers

RC4WD has a commitment to the RC Hobby and Sport, and with that, we would like to welcome John “Rckcrwlr” Thornton as Team Manager for US and International Drivers, recently handled by Tom Allen. With John’s experience, we are looking forward to him taking the team to the next level. He started in the hobby [...]

Mar 25, 2011 Comments
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Team Associated’s Juho Levanen Victorious At Polish ETS

Recognized as the major on-road series race in Europe, the European TouringSeries (ETS) pulls in racers from all over Europe to compete around the continent in individual rounds, culminating in a series champion after six highly contested rounds. The fourth round of the ETS series saw Team Associated/Reedy/LRP driver Juho Levanen ascend to the top [...]

Mar 25, 2011 Comments
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Gil Losi JR & Mike Gillette Start New RC Company

We’ve heard the talk in the industry about a new company and even spoken with a quiet, reserved Gil Losi Jr. about his new ventures, and now we’ve received confirmation that it’s all true–Losi Jr. and former Horizon Hobby president Mike Gillette have teamed up to form the “Firelands Group.” Formerly the namesake of Team [...]

Mar 25, 2011 Comments
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Top 10 Pit Tips

  1. A graphite chassis is a huge performance booster, but it can also cause serious radio-glitching problems if your antenna wire comes in contact with the graphite. To prevent this from happening, use a piece of heat-shrink tubing to further insulate the antenna where it touches the graphite. Just cut the correct length needed [...]

Mar 25, 2011 Comments
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14 Things You Didn’t Know About RC

We are lucky enough to have a lot of RC vehicles come across our desks and we’ve each been in this great hobby for a long time. One of our frequent office conversations is about where things got started. For example, what company came out with the first ball differential or where did CA glue [...]

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