Throwback Thursday, April 2008: Kyosho and OFNA Face Off, We Test the B44, and Swauger Speaks

For this week’s Throwback, we’re setting the Wayback Machine less far back than usual for a trip to 2008 and our April issue. Back then, Katy Perry was kissing a girl (spoiler, she liked it), Christian Bale was doing right by the dark knight in Batman Begins, and Lost was still two years away from [...]

Mar 13, 2014 Comments
Read more

One final time under the sun – 2014 Cactus Classic Preview

One of the longest-tenured races in RC, the 28th Annual Cactus Classic will again run for the final time at the original Scottsdale RC Speedway in Scottsdale, AZ, and the track looks like one of the fastest and least risky in years, with plenty of high speed corners that should ensure incredibly close racing. Last [...]

Mar 13, 2014 Comments
Read more

Kyosho Reveals 6S-Rated Psycho Kruiser

Kyosho hasn’t released much in the way of details on their new Orion-powered, 6S-rated monster truggy, but it sure looks like a lot of fun in the video. The power system and servo are waterproof, and as you can see, the LCD-equipped version of Kyosho’s Synchro transmitter is included. Unlike the solid-axle Madforce Kruiser, the Psycho [...]

Mar 12, 2014 Comments
Read more

Keepin’ It Real? Not If You’re Racing

Now that Pro-Line has unveiled the awesome Performance Buggy conversion for their PRO-2 truck (as well as the Traxxas Slash if outfitted with various Pro-Line components), there’s no better time to talk about the widening gap between a large portion of RC racing enthusiasts and their non-competitive hobby brethren. The closed-cockpit transformation that requires little [...]

Mar 10, 2014 Comments
Read more

Traxxas Returns to TORC for 2014 Season

Traxxas is back in he saddle with TORC as an “Official Series Partner,” and will field three trucks in the 2014 series (a pair of Pro 4 machines driven by Mike and Mark Jenkins, with Mike getting additional seat time in a Traxxas Pro 2). The series currently includes 14 rounds of racing at seven [...]

Mar 07, 2014 Comments
Read more

Remembering Gene Husting – RC Legend, Historian, IFMAR Founding Father

We are all saddened by the news of Gene Husting’s passing on March 6 at 87 years of age. Few people have have inspired, innovated and driven the RC hobby more than Gene. He was a co-owner of Team Associated, founding father of organized and sanctioned racing, a father and husband.  He was a friend, guide and father [...]

Mar 06, 2014 Comments
Read more

Pro-Line’s PRO-2 Buggy Kit is a stunner

Pro-Line’s PRO-2 Performance Buggy Conversion Kit is now officially released, and it’s looking good in the three flavors Pro-Line has put together to show off the completed car. As covered in our original “sneak peek” story, the kit is designed to convert Pro-Line’s PRO-2 SC truck, but can also be used to convert a Traxxas Slash [...]

Mar 05, 2014 Comments
Read more

Hobby Pro USA’s PRS1 2WD buggy gets updated for the 2014 season

Hobby Pro USA joined the hotly contested 2WD electric buggy class last year with the PRS1, and the buggy caught on quickly with drivers across the country – in fact, Joel Navarro has been racing his car weekly since reviewing it for the January issue of RCCA. With development driven by Hobby Pro USA’s Andrew [...]

Mar 05, 2014 Comments
Read more
Copyright © 2014 Air Age Media. All rights reserved.