RC Car Action April 1992: RC Superstar Masami Hirosaka and the Most Top Secret RC Car Ever!

RC has its icons but when it comes to people in this hobby it’s hard to find anyone more beloved than Masami Hirosaka. We sat down with Master Masami for the very first time in our April 1992 issue and talked about where it all began for the most famous driver of all time. We [...]

Feb 27, 2014 Comments
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Viper Announces Xpert RC Servo Line

Viper R/C Solutions team driver Lee Martin played matchmaker between two of his sponsors, Viper and Xpert RC, and a relationship was born. After all, the European champion and IFMAR Worlds finalist knows a thing or two about radio control. Xpert RC’s new line of “full metal” brushless servos were developed in conjunction with Viper [...]

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Serpent Announces GT-E Cobra,1/8 Scale Electric GT Car

Looks like there’s a new car on our “must drive” list. The GT-E Cobra is a battery-blasting version of the Cobra nitro-burner, but there’s nothing “conversion” about it. The RTR model  is built on a dedicated electric-power chassis, and includes a 2450KV power system and LCD-equipped programmable transmitter. For more details, features, and specs, visit [...]

Feb 26, 2014 Comments
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Novak Updates GTB and Pulse Speed Controls

Novak’s popular Pulse and GTB speed controls have been revamped with new hardware and firmware to keep them in top racing form. Both receive integrated power capacitors, and the list of features is long–full details and specs are in the Hot News and New Stuff forum, just click the links for each: GTB 3 Pulse [...]

Feb 26, 2014 Comments
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Ty Tessmann talks The Dirt Nitro Challenge double, new products spotted in the pits, plus full Pro Buggy A-Main video!

More impressive than Ty Tessmann’s sweep of The Dirt Nitro Challenge Pro Truck and Pro Buggy class, the second time he’s completed the feat in just three years, is the manner in which he did it – by leading all but just six laps over 90 minutes of A-Main competition! We’ve got a full HD [...]

Feb 25, 2014 Comments
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Follow RCX For the Latest Radio Control Expo News

The countdown to RCX is on! The annual Radio Control Expo will be at the OC Fair and Event Center on May 17-18–make plans now! To keep up with the latest attractions and news as we get closer to showtime, be sure to follow RCX on Facebook, YouTube, and Twitter. For a look at the 2013 [...]

Feb 25, 2014 Comments
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Share Your Pit Tips, Win Prizes!

Pit Tips is one of RC Car Action’s most popular and longest-running departments, and it’s powered by YOU. If you’ve got an idea that helps you go faster, have more fun, increases durability, saves time or money, or makes an RC task easier–or any combination of those–we want to know about it! To submit a [...]

Feb 24, 2014 Comments
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Ty Tessmann Dominates Pro Buggy With Dirt Nitro Challenge Win

The landmark anniversary for nitro off-road RC’s biggest race ended in spectacular record-breaking fashion for one of the industry’s brightest young superstars. Roughly 24 hours after completing the first three-peat in DNC history with a wire-to-wire mastery of the Pro Truck main event from the TQ position, 21-year old Canadian Ty Tessmann became the first [...]

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