2015 ROAR EP Off-Road Nationals: The Pudge Show

With three rounds in the books and one to go, qualifying is heating up with hopes slowly dashed among some, panic setting in for others and smiles for a lucky few. One driver who is putting in a dominant performance is Team Associated’s Ryan “Pudge” Cavalieri. He’s locked down TQ in 4WD buggy and leads [...]

Aug 08, 2015 Comments
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2015 ROAR EP Off-Road Nationals: Plenty of Things to See

The ROAR Nationals is a serious event for drivers and manufacturers, and it’s common to see new and innovative technology either being introduced or tested in prototype form. However, these items aren’t always for the general public, so information is often only speculative at best. Here’s a taste of some of the things at the [...]

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2015 ROAR EP Off-Road Nationals: Things Get Going with a Challenging Track

The 2015 ROAR Nationals is under way and hosted by SRS Raceway in Phoenix, Arizona. This premiere track has already gained a reputation for some of the most unusual high-bite traction for dirt/clay anywhere. Experienced by drivers at the Cactus Classic, this fairly new facility is part of the Hobbytown USA franchise and spares no [...]

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LaTrax Adds Robby Gordon Edition to SST Lineup

The LaTrax SST debuted with Keegan Kincaid and Sheldon Creed signature models, and now there’s third style to choose from: Robby Gordon’s signature Speed Energy look, in retina-seering orange. The SST’s affordable-fun RTR specs are unchanged for the Robby ride, so you’re looking at 1/18 scale with shaft-driven 4WD, waterproof electronics, full bearings, and an [...]

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Arrma Fury BLX: 60mph Short Course Machine

The Fury BLX RTR has a claimed top speed of 60+ MPH with 3S power and optional gearing. Power comes from a 3600Kv brushless motor and an included 8.4 volt battery provides the juice for this short course truck. Other features include an all metal gear differential, durable and light weigh chassis, slipper clutch and [...]

Aug 06, 2015 Comments
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Vaterra Ascender Now Available With 1972 Ford Bronco Body

Vaterra has taken the popular Ascender chassis and added a well detailed 1972 Ford Bronco body to it. At this time it’s only available in RTR form and features a LiPo compatible speed control, brushed motor and heavy duty high torque servo to get it around. It comes set in the short wheelbase setting and [...]

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This 1/5 Scale, WOODEN Escort Rally Looks SO REAL [VIDEO]

We’ve seen countless RC builds that are realistic when it comes to just sitting pretty. Looking dynamically realistic–as in, reacting and moving like the real thing–is something much more rare. Master builder Headquake has done just that with his Mk1 Escort. The scratch-built 1/5 scale (!) car is impressive enough standing still, but under power it looks absolutely real [...]

Aug 05, 2015 Comments
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Axial Jeep Mighty FC Body

Axial’s latest body design will just be a weird-lookin’ body for some RC fans, but Jeepers will recognize the snub-nosed styling as a Forward-Control or “FC.” The classic utility platform got an official “concept” makeover back in 2012 as the “Mighty FC,” and that’s what Axial has modeled here. Definitely different! See below for full [...]

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