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July 30th, 2015 by Jason Sams

Need Traxxas parts? stocks parts for the popular Traxxas Slash, Slash 4×4, E-Revo, Rustler, Summit, Bandit and more! If you’re looking for parts for your Traxxas rig, simply click on the links below. also stocks all of the popular Traxxas RTRs (ready to runs), as well as hop-up parts and accessories.   Traxxas […]

5 Additional Uses for the ProTek R/C Starter Box Carrying Bag

July 3rd, 2015 by Jason Sams

The ProTek R/C Starter Box Carrying Bag was just announced and already the interwebs are going crazy about the “innovative” bag (just Google it to see the attention it’s receiving). Here are just five examples from customers who were pleasantly surprised by the versatility of what appears to be more than just a bag and straps: No […]

Lee Martin’s B-MAX4 III Set Up

June 29th, 2015 by Jason Sams

Lee Martin has been on terror lately winning the World’s Warmup (2WD) and capturing 4th overall in 4WD buggy with Yokomo’s B-MAX4 III. Martin was the fastest Yokomo driver at the World’s Warmup and here is his setup for the B-MAX4 III.  

The ROAR Fuel Nats Are In Town at’s Silver Dollar R/C Raceway

June 17th, 2015 by Jason Sams

Every year the nation’s top R/C racers compete for the ROAR National Championships. This year, the ROAR 1/8 Fuel Off-Road Nationals are held at the world-famous Silver Dollar R/C Raceway. Sliver Dollar is a huge facility with a smooth, high-bite surface that is known for being consistent. Lap times will be in the 31-34 second range […]

AMain’s “DrewMo” Talks About His SWorkz Challenge/ROAR Nats Warmup Race

June 4th, 2015 by Jason Sams

By: Drew “DreMo” Moller This past weekend was the SWorkz Challenge / ROAR Nats Warm-up held in Chico, California at the World-Famous Silver Dollar R/C Raceway. The race started out with a full day of practice on Friday which allowed me to do some testing. After making some adjustments to my cars they felt awesome. […]

AMain’s Lee Martin Takes 2nd Annual Mugen Challenge Crown

June 4th, 2015 by Jason Sams

By: Lee Martin This past weekend was the 2nd Annual Mugen Challenge race held in Reims, France. The track is quite open and fast on a uniquely slick chalk surface which requires good power and the way that power is delivered needs to be smooth. The Protek Samurai excelled in both these areas providing a […]

Tessman’s SWorkz Challenge/ROAR Nats Warmup Race Report

June 4th, 2015 by Jason Sams

By: Ty Tessmann This past weekend we attended the Sworkz challenge at the beautiful Silver Dollar Raceway in Chico, CA.  This is one of the most amazing RC facilities in the world, A Main Hobbies and Kevin Jelich did an awesome job in preparing the facility and the track.  This race attracted over 200 entries, […]

Osborne Takes TCRC Wins in Nitro Buggy & eBuggy

May 26th, 2015 by Jason Sams

I had a great time yesterday at the first points race of the year at TCRC.  I ran both nitro buggy and ebuggy and both of my cars were on point all day. I managed to top qualify and winn both classes by a good margin. I would like to thank and ProTek R/C for […]

SWorkz S350 EVO II Pro VIDEO – RC Driver Magazine

May 19th, 2015 by Jason Sams

RC Driver has been racing and testing the new SWorkz S350 EVO II Pro 1/8-scale buggy and have been impressed with the results. They recently featured the buggy in a five-day article that covers everything. You can see additional photos, specs, detailed build info and more at RC Driver here: SWorkz S350 EVO II Pro  Here […]

The Quick & Dirty Way To Clean Your Rides w/Marty Korn

May 5th, 2015 by Jason Sams

By: Marty Korn Cleaning your car is probably the most important maintenance you can do. Not only does it keep your car looking nice, but it forces you to look over every part. This is when you will find loose screws, bent hinge pins, or cracked plastic. For my electric cars I use a damp […]

LiveRC Loves the new EcoPower Portable Bluetooth Speaker

April 27th, 2015 by Jason Sams

We recently sent an EcoPower Portable Bluetooth Speaker to LiveRC for them to play with at the races. Not only were they surprised by the EcoPower Speaker, dubbed the “PBS” in their review, but so were racers who listened to the tunes that thumped through the tiny device. From LiveRC:  Conclusion: I was skeptical when […]

Jared Tebo’s Race Report From NeoX

April 21st, 2015 by Jason Sams

Friday was practice and we got three 6 minute practice sessions with both cars. The first practice is not timed, and the last two practices are timed for seeding, taking your fasted 3 consecutive laps. I started with both cars setup very similar to how I ran them in the mains at Vegas. Unfortunately practice […]

Ty Tessmann Silver State Race Report

April 9th, 2015 by Jason Sams

We attended Silverstate in Las Vegas, NV at the newly opened RC Tracks Las Vegas, the location for the 2016 1/8 worlds, and the facility did not disappoint, it is amazing and Chris, Dave and staff have done an awesome job. Qualifying went well in truck and I was able to TQ, in e-buggy I […]

Randy Pike’s Yokomo B-Max2 MR V3 Build (Part 1)

April 2nd, 2015 by Jason Sams

Starting the build off of my Yokomo B-Max2 MR V3 kit.  Since there are some products under development at Tekin as well as the stock buggy class being the largest in my area I planned on building up this car for stock racing to begin with. Here are a few things I found during the […]

JConcepts Supercup Round #3 with Richard Hazbun

April 1st, 2015 by Jason Sams

This past weekend was the JConcepts Supercup Round#3 held at the Coral Springs RC Car Track. The race started out great.  The weather did not want to cooperate.  The track was perfect for the Friday practice until it rained.  We woke up Saturday morning to quite different track conditions.  It was cold, (at least for […]

NorCal Rock Racing Series with Scott Rapoport

March 31st, 2015 by Jason Sams

Yesterday I finished up the 6th round of the NorCal Rock Racing Series and I managed to edge out the competition in the 2.2 Open class to get 1st place overall for the series.  Not bad considering I had never even heard of rock racing until December of last year!  I’m not giving up my […]

Ask Marty: How to go from local “fast guy” to legit pro-level speed.

March 30th, 2015 by Jason Sams

What are some of the things a local fast guy must do to gain the speed of the top pros? (what have you noticed that takes a guy that is fast to the “next level”?)  There are a lot of local fast guys that are great at their home tracks. The real differences between local […]

RC Car Action Stoked On The Yokomo YZ-2

March 3rd, 2015 by Jason Sams

RC Car Action editor, Carl Hyndman, has been racing the Yokomo YZ-2 down in Southern California and recently sent us a quick email about his findings. Here is what he had to say: “Well I tested out the Yokomo buggy last night and it was impressive. It has a lot of potential and corner speed.  I’m […]

Tessmann’s Speaks About His Disappointing Nitro Challenge

February 26th, 2015 by Jason Sams and Hot Bodies’ driver Ty Tessmann talks openly about it struggles at this year’s The Dirt Nitro Challenge: After 3 successful years at DNC, 2015 was disappointing in more ways than one.  After arriving at the track on Tuesday morning to set up the HB pits, this would be HB’s biggest showing at any […]’s David Ronnefalk Grabs Pro Truck Win at “The Dirt” Nitro Challenge

February 23rd, 2015 by Jason Sams

It’s only been a few days since David Ronnefalk signed with R/C and he has already been crowned a Nitro Challenge Champion. Ronnefalk is the fist European driver in sixteen years to win a coveted Nitro Challenge title. He had an epic battle with fellow Hot Bodies/ racer Ty Tessmann who grabbed second overall. […]