Tamiya to release 1/14 scale “Hauler” line as RTRs

   According to the “Coming Soon” section at www.tamiyausa.com, Tamiya’s super-detailed line of 1/14 scale trucks will soon be offered as “XB (eXpert Built) RTRs. The King Hauler, Globe Liner, Knight Hauler and Ford Aeromax will all be available, as well as the box trailer and tanker trailer kits.  It gets even better: Tamiya’s stunning [...]

Nov 05, 2007 Comments
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Tosolini and Kyosho Score US Open Fuel Sedan Champs Win

                         XRAY’s Paul Lemiuex sat atop the field after qualifying, but it was Kyosho’s Chris Tosolini who left the US Open Fuel Champs with the victory. Kyosho also had the most cars in the A-main with 5, while XRAY and Serpent each placed four [...]

Nov 03, 2007 Comments
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Mini Monster GT now shipping

  Latest from www.teamassociated.com, Mini Monster GTs are on the way to your favorite shop MMGT 3.0 RTR NOW SHIPPING! Inspired by the overwhelming popularity and success of Team Associated’s original MGT, the Mini MGT 3.0 packs all the same dirtkicking performance into a compact 1:10 scale package. The Mini MGT 3.0 brings with it [...]

Nov 02, 2007 Comments
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Trinity goes heli with RTR Revolver

Brand new from www.teamtrinity.com REVOLVER Special Forces Helicopter > High-capacity 7.4V 350mAh Lithium Polymer battery pack delivers 8-10 minute flights. > Includes Li-Po battery pack, Trinity Li-Po balance charger and a full-size 4 channel radio. > Fully assembled, just charge the heli pack and install 8 AA batteries in the transmitter > Also includes Russian-style [...]

Nov 02, 2007 Comments
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2007 SEMA Show photos here!

Today was the first full day of the SEMA show. I spent the morning in the south hall looking at hot rods and anything that goes with them. I also walked through the electronic and car care section, and I made my way through the wheel hall. I gave my camera a workout and took [...]

Oct 30, 2007 Comments
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LRP QC3 speed control here at last!

  LRP’s third-generation Quantum speed control has been one of the most eagerly anticipated bits of RC unobtanium in recent memory. No more waiting–the QC3 is here! Official press release from www.teamassociated.com: 60% lower resistance than QC2! Maximum power and minimized losses. By using MATCHED latest generation FETs and military-grade components, the efficiency and power [...]

Oct 29, 2007 Comments
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Runaud Savoya scores Worlds Warmup win for Mugen

  Many of the world’s best drivers converged on the famous Farm 2 track in Charlotte, NC this weekend in anticipation of the IFMAR World Championships to be held there in 2008. The racers battled muddy conditions as well as each other in the 1/8 scale buggy event, which made for exciting racing (and a lot [...]

Oct 29, 2007 Comments
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IFMAR 1/8-scale worlds warm up

I headed down to the track this morning and I was greeted by mud. It’s been raining down here at the Farm II since Wednesday and the sun has finally made its way out of the clouds. They ran two round of qualifying yesterday in the pouring rain and two more rounds are starting now. [...]

Oct 25, 2007 Comments
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