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Top 5 Things To Do Before Heading To A Big Nitro Race

January 27th, 2015 by Jason Sams’s Chad Bradley has raced all over the world and has competed at the highest levels of competition. During his 20 plus years of racing Bradley has had to prepare for all types of racetracks and conditions. He’s also proactive in that he gets everything ready before he ever shows up to the race. Here […]

AMain/ProTek Team Having Fun At The Reedy Race

January 27th, 2015 by Jason Sams

AMain/ProTek racers Atsushi Hara, Jared Tebo, Drew Moller, Ty Tessmann, Jennifer Lathrop and Lauren Bendrat got together for a few photos while at this weekend’s Reedy International Race of Champions. The crew did a great job representing and ProTek R/C. 

Hazbun Reports From The Dialed RC Hobbies Off-Road Challenge.

January 26th, 2015 by Jason Sams

This weekend we attended the Dialed RC Hobbies Off-Road Challenge held at the SS Hobbies and Raceway in Tampa, FL. Since we had never been to this track we decided to travel on Friday in order to get some practice before the race on Saturday. We brought all of our cars and all of our […]

ROAR Approved: EcoPower “Sling Shot” 17.5T Motor

January 26th, 2015 by Jason Sams

The EcoPower “Sling Shot” 17.5T Brushless Motor is now officially ROAR Approved. We sent in early samples that were initially approved, but we just received word from ROAR that the production sample has received the green light too!   To shop for the EcoPower Sling Shot 17.5T motor at EcoPower Sling Shot 17.5T Brushless […]

NEW SEARCH! Find Exactly What You Want And Nothing Else!

January 22nd, 2015 by Jason Sams

You’ll notice our IT department and CEO Kendall Bennett have been hard at work continually improving the website. The most recent change has been made to the site’s search engine. You’ll notice that the homepage has several new images that take you directly to specific departments/categories like airplanes, cars & trucks, multirotor, bikes etc… […]

Marty Korn’s Take On The New SWorkz S350 EVO II

January 22nd, 2015 by Jason Sams team manager Marty Korn has been putting the S350 EVO II to the test in Southern California. Korn has visited several tracks and has been thoroughly impressed with the EVO II. Here is what he had to say about the new buggy: “I have thoroughly enjoyed the design and testing process of the S350 […]

Make The Switch Everyone Is Doing It!

January 20th, 2015 by Jason Sams

NeoBuggy is the latest media source to rave about the ingenious ProTek R/C Electronic Switch. Not only does the Electronic Switch provide a low-voltage cutoff, but the unit’s LEDs illuminate different colors to show the battery’s remaining voltage. Shop for the Electronic Switch here: ProTek R/C Electronic Switch  Here is a link to the article from […]

Moon Grabs Third at The Ice Breakers Challenge at LSR Speedway

January 20th, 2015 by Jason Sams

This past weekend  I attended the First Annual Ice Breakers Challenge at LSR Speedway Sacramento, California. The event had a total of 140 entries.  In Modified 2WD Buggy there was a total of 20 entries with some heavy hitters in attendance including Team Associated’s Brian strange and Nathan Bernal.  With three rounds of qualifying  and triple […]

*First Look* (NEW PICS) Hara’s New SWorkz S104 Concept Buggy

January 19th, 2015 by Jason Sams R/C/SWorkz racer Atsushi Hara will be running an all-new S104 Concept buggy this coming weekend at the Reedy International Race of Champions. Hara has said the buggy is solid and is quite a bit quicker than the original S104. Here is what’s new with the S104 Concept, which may eventually be called the S104 […]

Hazbun Reports From The Coral Springs Offroad Series

January 15th, 2015 by Jason Sams R/C representative Richard Hazbun and his son have been racing in the Coral Springs Offroad Series in Florida with their Yokomo rides. Hazbun reports from the final race of the series: This weekend was the last race of the Coral Springs Offroad Series.  The weather outlook was not promising, but it was announced that […]

RC Car Action Goes Inside For A Close Look At The Company’s Growth

January 15th, 2015 by Jason Sams

RC Car Action recently visited’s distribution headquarters in Chico, California to interview founders Kendall and Kelly Bennett about all of the recent changes and company’s growth. The interview is featured in the March 2015 issue of RC Car Action and thanks to our friends at RCCA, you can read the entire article right here. […]

Tested: ProTek R/C “Blue Flame” Engine Heater

January 14th, 2015 by Jason Sams

The popular racing website, NeoBuggy, has been busy churning out reviews of the latest ProTek R/C gear. The “Blue Flame” Engine Heater has been the most recent product reviewed by Neo’s nitro experts. According to NeoBuggy: “The Blue Flame serves its purpose perfectly when used to pre-heat an engine in the staging area at a […]

Make Your Pit Space Look Pro For Less Than $20!

January 14th, 2015 by Jason Sams

NeoBuggy posted a quick review of the ProTek R/C Pit Mat and had this to say in the review, “make your pit space look pro for less than $20.” Here is a link to the quick read: NeoBuggy Tested ProTek R/C Pit Mat  Need a ProTek R/C Pit Mat? Use this link: ProTek R/C Pit Mat

Austin Blair’s SWorkz S350 EVO II Setup

January 13th, 2015 by Jason Sams

Here is a great base set up from Austin Blair for the brand-new SWorkz S350 EVO II buggy:

JConcepts’ Outback Shootout Signups NOW OPEN!

January 13th, 2015 by Jason Sams

Sign up for the JConcepts’ Outback Shootout here: JConcepts’ Outback Shootout Signups Outback Raceway presents the 2015 JConcepts Outback Shootout. Now in its fifth year, the Outback Shootout has quickly become a must-attend event for Northern California and Western United States’ racers with racers converging from California, Arizona, Nevada, Oregon, Washington, Idaho and Utah. There […]

SWorkz Team Growing In SoCal!

January 12th, 2015 by Jason Sams

This past weekend Factory SWORKz and ProTek R/C driver Austin Blair and myself met with our fellow teammates Michael Moralez, Cameron Neff, Bobby Jackson and Jose Castelan to get in some testing with the SWORKz EVO II Nitro Buggy. We spent the entire day Friday testing the new car and trying new things as well […]

Ask Marty: How To Get Sponsored

January 8th, 2015 by Jason Sams

It’s that time of year when top pro drivers are switching teams, privateer racers are looking for sponsors and teams are looking for excellent representatives to promote their brands. team manager Marty Korn has been running the AMain/ProTek teams for several years. Marty receives hundreds of inquiries from racers all over the world looking […]

The Importance Of A Temp Gun

January 7th, 2015 by Jason Sams

Every racer should have an accurate digital thermometer (temp gun) in their toolbox. There are a number of uses for a temp gun that can help you tune the performance of your nitro engine or electric-powered race vehicles. Since it’s common to have a temp gun for nitro racing, we outline the many uses for […]

Warbird With Some Power! — Volantex F4U Corsair

January 7th, 2015 by Jason Sams has recently brought in the new Volantex line of PNP (plug-n-play) and ARTF (almost-ready-to-fly) airplanes and we’ve been impressed with how they fly. The F4U Corsair is available in both versions and comes with a powerful brushless motor. In these quick video clips, you’ll see that the Corsair can take off nearly vertical with […]

One Click To See It All–ProTek R/C’s Latest Go-Fast Gear

January 6th, 2015 by Jason Sams

2015 is here! And, with the new year ProTek R/C has been churning out all kinds of game-changing products every racer will want to have mounted in their car or handy in their toolbox. Use this link, and save it as a bookmark to see the latest gear from ProTek R/C: ProTek R/C  To see a […]