RC racing is full of cheaters. OK, is everybody really cheating? No, of course not. Are enough people cheating to make the average Joe a little skeptical or suspicious? Maybe. It’s hard to tell how many people might really be bending the rules. I’m not one to hang around the tech table to see what’s going [...]
While thousands of you in the greater Chicago area were rocking the house at RCX on Saturday, I got the chance to slow things down and get together with some RC enthusiasts here in Connecticut to do some scale rock crawling. One of the aspects that was cool about this little soiree was that this [...]
HPI was out in full force for RCX Chicago. Not only did the HPI booth area have a drift track that featured some of the local top drift drivers, but HPI also had all of its current products out on display for all to see while out enjoying the Chicago sun. The drift track was the work of Angel [...]
Industry giant, Traxxas, unveiled two brand new products this saturday at RCX Chicago for all to see. First item being a 25c 7600mah 2-cell LiPo battery. Compared to a standard 4200+mah NiMh pack, you’ll not only get a huge increase in run time but performance as well. Notice the lack of a hardcase surrounding the [...]
The 2011 RCPS Canadian Nationals Round 1 hosted by C.R.E. Racway in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada winds up. I’ll be reporting from track-side on the day’s coverage and progress. Classes expected to be running today are: Nitro Off-road – 1/8th Buggy – 1/8th Truggy Electric Off-road – 1/10th 4WD SCT – 1/8th Open – 1/10th [...]
RCX rolled into Chicago and drew massive media exposure, even from Chicago’s local ABC news station. RC Car Action publisher Louis DeFrancesco and Formula Drift champion Vaughn Gittin JR were interviewed live this morning on ABC 7′s Saturday morning show. Check out the behind the scenes photos below, and watch the segment at ABC 7′s [...]
RCX in Chicago has numerous off-road tracks from a pro-style race to try-me tracks where you can take the wheel. These tracks were all purpose-built for this event and are designed for maximum action. RCX isn’t just about the dirt. There is also some amazing on-road action going on. Outside there is a drift track and [...]
Horizon Hobby’s try me track and indoor flight area was hoppin’ with foot-traffic all day. TLR’s Adam Drake welcomed visitors and discussed all of TLR’s vehicles, while RCX attendees tried their hands at driving Horizon’s Electrix vehicles in the try me track. Veteran pilots flew Blade micro helis to the delight of all onlookers.