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
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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
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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
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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
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Sneak Peek: Pro-Line’s New Phantom for the Associated B5M

Pro-Line’s latest labor of lexan is this stealthy-looking design for Associated’s hot RC10B5M mid-motor car. No official details yet, but it’s easy to spot the steering-enhancing cab-forward design, multi-level reinforced wing, and the steep kickup to the side pods as they meet the transmission–should be good for downforce. You can count on window masks, overspray [...]

Mar 04, 2014 Comments
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Hebert and Knudtsen take On-Road Nationals, Peanut wins in Chi-Town, and the stadium truck resurgeance continues

Last weekend the on- and off-road racing communities both hit the Midwest, with the first ROAR Nationals of the year going down in Omaha, NE, while Travis Amezcua doubled up at the Chi-Town Shootout in Joliet, IL for the second straight year. Hobby Pro USA’s newest kit release, the PR ST1 stadium truck, begs the [...]

Mar 03, 2014 Comments
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Pro-Line to Offer 2WD Buggy Conversion for PRO-2 SC

Pro-Line is prepping a new conversion kit that will let you transform the Pro-Line PRO-2 SC truck  into a PRO-2 Buggy. The kit can also be used to convert a Slash if you first install Pro-Line’s  PRO-2 LCG Performance Chassis, Performance Transmission, and Pro-Trac rear shock tower, says Pro-Line. Expect a full release tomorrow or [...]

Mar 03, 2014 Comments
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JConcepts Reveals “Silencer” Look for Associated B5

JConcepts is quick on the draw with a new look for the Associated RC10B5. “A brand-new, ground up design, the Silencer, has new elements created for the highest speed circuits,” says JConcepts, and it’s one of the nicer-looking cab-forward designs we’ve seen. Full JConcepts hype below the pics. For more photos, visit the Silencer post [...]

Mar 03, 2014 Comments
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