We would like to welcome Jason Branham to our growing team. Jason has been consistently rising to the top in the pro 1/8th buggy class in the United States. His recent accolades include a championship win in the 2010 R/C Pro Series in Pro 1/8th buggy, an A main appearance at the Dirt Nitro Challenge [...]
The 2011 Futaba Electric Challenge was hosted this past weekend at RJD Hobbies in Lincoln, Illinois. A great facility with two track layouts over the weekend made for great racing in all classes. Varying track conditions and opposing directions made qualifying crucial for that top spot in the mains. In Stock Short Course it was [...]
Here is a video of X Factory Chief Engineer Paul Sinclair’s main event race at the recent R.O.A.R. National Championship event in California. Paul starts and finishes second in this race. He makes several early- and mid-race driving mistakes; at the end, Paul is easily catching the race leader. “The car was very easy to [...]
I am more of a racer than a basher. For me I like going to the track and trying to run the perfect line and trying to make lap after lap as consistent as I can. I work on my cars so that they perform as good as possible but it’s not because I want [...]
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 [...]