Landwave Ramps You Gotta Try this 900x250

Traxxas 4-TEC 3.0: July Issue

Your Ride Can Be Featured Here!

Smooth Out Your Ride: The Basics of Shock Maintenance

Bearings: Continuing the Momentum

The Monster Returns – A long-term review of the Redcat Kaiju 1/8 Monster Truck

RotorDronePro Magazine - Subscribe Now!

Ultimate Responsive Image Slider Plugin Powered By Weblizar

LATEST


Burch and Kyosho dominate ROAR Nats

Burch and Kyosho dominate ROAR Nats

Team Kyosho's Ralph Burch TQ'ed and won the 2006 ROAR 1/8 On-Road Nationals held at the TSRCAR facility at Joyce Park in Cincinnati, Ohio. In a convincing win, Burch was the only driver to turn 16 laps in qualifying with his Max-powered Kyosho Evolva WC Edition. More info here.

Traxxas boosts Jato and 4-Tec with TRX 3.3 power!

We first saw these vehicles run in prototype form at Traxxas HQ back when we broke the Revo 3.3 and T-Maxx 3.3 story. Our advice to Traxxas at the time? "Build 'em!" Traxxas pulled the trigger, and here they are in all their official press release glory: the Jato 3.3 and Nitro 4-Tec 3.3. More pics and info here.
Tamiya F350 Hi-Lift: Bruiser reborn?

Tamiya F350 Hi-Lift: Bruiser reborn?

Tamiya is returning to its super-scale truck roots with this new solid-axle Ford. Leaf-spring suspension and full-time 4WD are promised, and a Multifunction sound/light unit is slated for the truck. Expect a bunch of project trucks to be built around this bad boy! Click for discussion and a link to more pics.
ROAR Mod Nats: Truhe 2WD, Tebo Truck, Hodapp steals 4WD with X-5

ROAR Mod Nats: Truhe 2WD, Tebo Truck, Hodapp steals 4WD with X-5

RC Madness, Enfield, CT: The ROAR Electric Off-Road Nationals is a wrap! Mike Truhe won the first two A-Mains to score the 2WD title for Trinity/Team Losi, while Associated/Checkpoint's Jared Tebo took the win in Truck. In 4WD, Greg Hodapp stole the win from TQ Ryan Maifield and wheeled his Peak-powered X-5 conversion (it's basically a single-belt Double-X4) into the winner's circle. Talk about it here.
Team Orion first with GP4300 cells

Team Orion first with GP4300 cells

Those numbers just keep getting higher and higher, don't they? GP takes over the lead in the super-cell wars with the GP4300, and Orion is the first to blast us with a press release for their own RDS-prepped version. Click Here for more information and feedback.
SEE IT FIRST IN RC CAR ACTION!

SEE IT FIRST IN RC CAR ACTION!

RC Car Action is the first to reveal Team Losi's new LST monster truck, and here's the cover of the April issue for proof! The new truck is a total departure from the monster truck status quo—check out the chassis shot to see for yourself. And be sure to pick up the April issue for up-close details and all the information we were able to pry out of the Losi guys!
Click here for a sneak peek at the article.
Visit Team Losi.
Josh Cyrul Wins the U.S. Indoor Champs

Josh Cyrul Wins the U.S. Indoor Champs

Josh Cyrul was on a roll in Cleveland over the Thanksgiving holiday at the U.S. Indoor Champs. Cyrul won the highly anticipated Mod Sedan class for Team XRAY after getting around TQ and Team Losi driver Paul Lemieux at the start of the race. Cyrul never looked back although he was pursued by the eager Losi driver to the very end. Josh’s winning streak continued during the 1/12 Mod class and easily won the race even though several other drivers – including TQ Mike Blackstock – were in the hunt.
Josh Cyrul has joined Team XRAY

Josh Cyrul has joined Team XRAY

Here's the official word from XRAY:
XRAY is proud to announce that top American R/C racer Josh Cyrul has joined Team XRAY to support the team and represent at all international races. Josh is a long-time top RC racer, having been racing and winning for over 16 years.Josh is a full time R/C driver and engineer, and has won over 30 ROAR and NORRCA National Championships in most nitro and electric on-road classes from 1/12th scale to 1/8th scale.

Here is what Josh said about his joining Team XRAY:
'I am extremely happy to be racing for Team XRAY!! With the quality of XRAY cars as well as their desire and dedication to the R/C industry it was a very simple choice for me. I want to take the time to thank XRAY for their interest in me, and I hope to bring them the best results both on and off the track.'

XRAY is very happy to welcome Josh to the team, as Josh is great not only in racing but also in teamwork, public relations, track promotions, and product development.

Peak Racing Powers Pavidis

Peak Racing Powers Pavidis

Longtime Associated driver Mark Pavidis made news when he announced he would run exclusively for Team Kyosho earlier this year, and now he's made a power switch as well. For 2005, Mark will be running Peak Racing Vantage modified motors and PowerFlo Voltage Enhanced batteries in all his electric Kyosho machines, and Blitz 1400 receiver packs in his nitro rides. Looks like Mark also scored a sweet sweatshirt and hat outta the deal too.
Kyosho Mini 777

Kyosho Mini 777

Pictures sent to us from the recent Tokyo hobby show indicate that Kyosho may be releasing a Mini-777 buggy. The small 777 is electric powered with a molded cylinder head to maintain scale appearance. Wheels tires, wing and body are all faithful replicas of equipement included on the larger 1/8-scale MP777. Well post more information as is becomes available. Click Here for more pictures and information.
Air Age Media © 2021