“Those who ignore history are doomed to repeat it.” Someone much wiser than I said this phrase many ages ago, and it applies directly to politics, engineering, life in general, and of course, RC. With participant turn-over rate in RC that’s remarkably high–ie, our hobby has more new RC’ers each year than those who stay [...]
Airtronics releases a pistol grip radio with race features, 4 channels, fast response, and is compatible with cars and boats. The new MT-4 is the first 2.4GHz pistol grip radio to provide telemetry, industry leading latency, SSR (narrow pulse-width, super fast servo response) compatibility, and 4 channels with advanced programming. The feature set of the [...]
TLR driver Jake Wright claimed his first big win of the 2011 season with a dominating performance at the Coppersate Crawloff held over the weekend just outside of Phoenix, Arizona. Jake drove his Xcelorin powered Mini Rock Crawler Pro to victory in the 1.9 class over an extremely talented field of drivers including SDS Customs [...]
LRP’s revolutionary Vector X-12 brushless motors have set new benchmarks in electric motor performance and have quickly become the motor to beat for high-level racing competition! Now the same level of performance and technology has been created for 4×4 Short Course class racing. 4WD Short Course drivers can now take advantage of the World Championship-winning [...]
Reedy is proud to announce the arrival of the 5500mAh 60C 14.8V competition LiPo batteries for the 2011 racing season. Competition tested and proven by world-class racers, this battery features high capacity for maximum duration with a 60C rating for maximum power output. Designed for 1:8 electric buggies and truggies, this battery fits perfectly in [...]
This blog post is not meant to put the blame on anyone or accuse anyone. I am merely trying to raise “awareness” to what everyone already knows but may be too frustrated to say anything…. For years and years I have listened to racers and ROAR blaming the yearly problems with racing and our industry on [...]
The HPI Switch is a fun front wheel drive (FWD) electric car that makes getting into R/C quick and easy. The Switch is completely Ready-To-Run with a factory-assembled chassis, painted/trimmed body with decals applied, and complete electronics that include the transmitter/receiver, reversible electronic speed control, battery pack and AC charger. The Switch can be adjusted [...]
Team Losi Racing / Nitrotec driver Darren Rogers (aka Baldy) qualified 2nd and won the expert buggy final in the Snowman Series final at ARC Raceway. Darren used Losi green compound Digits to win the final. Matt Castellano TQ’ed pro buggy but fell out in the main.