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Brent Fiege


Keep it Cool!–Heat Kills Electronics.

Keep it Cool!–Heat Kills Electronics.

Motors, speed controls and batteries are some of the most expensive components on our electric cars. I’m sure you have blown up one of these at some point and know the agonizing feeling of breaking out your wallet to replace it (or waiting weeks for warranty repair). Motor or speed control failure is often caused […]
New Team Associated B4.1 Long Chassis Spotted?

New Team Associated B4.1 Long Chassis Spotted?

I was at Team Associated headquarters today and sneaked a shot of a couple chassis sitting on a desk. The top one looks to be longer than the bottom and it definitely hasn’t been cut and glued like what we’ve seen lately. Could this be the production +8mm chassis we’ve been waiting for? I sure […]
You Pick the Topic!

You Pick the Topic!

Lately I have been giving a lot of thought to new and unique topic ideas for my blog. Though I have a small cache already, I wanted to get in touch with you guys and hear what you would like to see or read.  Whether it may be video, photos, interviews or good ol’ fashioned […]
When Should I Move Up to the Next Class?

When Should I Move Up to the Next Class?

Moving up in classes can sometimes be a hard thing to judge. Advancing depends mostly on your driving and wrenching skills but may also you may also have to take into consideration your competition or if you are moving from novice to intermediate or intermediate to expert. I will brush on both areas. I wish […]
Team Associated Factory Team RC8.2 Finally Released!

Team Associated Factory Team RC8.2 Finally Released!

After many rumors and much speculation, Team Associated has officially released the latest version of the RC8 1/8-scale buggy, dubbed the RC8.2. Much of which started at the 2010 Nitro World Championships in Pattaya, Thailand, the suspension has been given some reworking to make an already great car even better. The team has been doing […]
Team Associated on Top in 4 at JBRL Round 5

Team Associated on Top in 4 at JBRL Round 5

Its not very often that I “pump my own tires,”but it is my blog so I figure every now and then would be ok. Besides, my teammates did very well and this about them mostly:   Pegasus Hobbies hosted round 5 of the electric JBRL series last weekend. With a bit of a lighter turnout […]
Getting Your Questions Answered by Factory Drivers

Getting Your Questions Answered by Factory Drivers

Team Orion announced the addition of TLR’s Dustin Evans to its team.  Congrats, Dustin! Dustin Evans is probably a name that you have become quite familiar with lately. Rightfully so as this year he has won the Reedy Race of Champions, EOS 2wd, and Rumble in the Rockies.  He has been one of the top, if […]
New tires from Pro-Line and already a National Championship!

New tires from Pro-Line and already a National Championship!

Pro-Line had two new tires last weekend at ROAR Fuel Nationals. The first is a new 1:8 buggy tire dubbed “Blockade.” It is a bigger pin tire that falls somewhere between the Revolver 2.0 and the Holeshot. Ryan Cavalieri and Ty Tessmann were both seen running it on their buggies along with other Proline teammates. […]
JConcepts Spring Indoor Nats Pit Shenanigans [VIDEO]

JConcepts Spring Indoor Nats Pit Shenanigans [VIDEO]

I stopped by OC/RC in sunny Huntington Beach, California for the JConcepts Spring Indoor Nats. The track was insanely fast, some of the best drivers in RC were in attendance, and most importantly there was plenty of shenanigans going on in the pits… Team Associated’s Chris Jarosz provides commentary on the electric 1/8th scale race […]
TLR 22 Shock Tips from Mike Truhe (Video)

TLR 22 Shock Tips from Mike Truhe (Video)

I caught up with Mike Truhe last weekend at the JConcepts Indoor Spring Nats where he TQ’d the 2wd modified buggy class. We discussed setup progress on the recently released TLR22 buggy. Mike began to explain how they are running an emulsion shock now and the team is really happy with the car’s current setup. […]

Drivers, Go at the Sound of the Tone!

Welcome to my blog! My name is Brent Fiege (pronounced “figgy”, as people like to call me).  I am an avid off-road racer in both nitro and electric classes. My goal with this blog is to bring you, the reader/viewer, setup tips, race coverage and a lot of behind the scenes action in the RC […]
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