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Martin Truex Jr. Joins Team Futaba

Recently announced by the good folks over at Hobbico was the addition of full scale race car driver Martin Truex Jr. to their Futaba race team. Truex is best known as a two time Xfinity Series champion and we really look forward to seeing him help the hobby via his collaboration with Futaba. Read below for the full press release- “Champaign, [...]



Drone Racing Coming to ESPN

In another move forward on the path to global domination, drone racing will soon be arriving on ESPN. Thanks to the International Drone Racing Association, we will all be watching our favorite hobby continue it’s meteoric rise and take center stage on the world wide leader in sports in the very near future. The international, multi-year deal was announced earlier [...]



Drone Racing is Coming to ESPN

Drone racing is blowing up. That’s all there is to it. And for good reason! Just announced, ESPN and the International Drone Racing Association have inked a multi-year deal to broadcast the best of drone racing on cable TV. The first instalment will be the U.S. National Drone Racing Championships, to be hosted on Governor’s Island in New York at the [...]


Xpresso K1 K-Chassis Design Updates

Xpresso K1 K-Chassis Design Updates At rcMart

The folks over at rcMart wanted us to let you know that there have been some design changes on the Xpresso K1 since it was first announced. Xpress has done a bunch of updates to the Xpresso for better handling and to make the car easier to adjust. Some of the updates include- * The steering links have been moved behind [...]



Jasper Hobbies – Ultimate Hobby Tray

The Ultimate Hobby Tray is designed to be a portable hobby workspace which is great for those of us who have to use the dining room table, floor or even the kitchen counter as the occasional tear down and repair spot. It features shock resistant polyethylene construction and has built in screw bins to keep everything separated. Its chemical resistant [...]


Build Log Vintage Series Kyosho Optima

Build Log – Vintage Series Kyosho Optima

Like many of you, we were awfully excited to crack the box open on the re-release of the Kyosho Optima 4wd Buggy Kit. Below you’ll find a bunch of pictures that we shot throughout the build. These show how the buggy comes along during the build, and if you get stuck while building yours, they might help you see how [...]


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rcMart Easter Egg Lucky Draw & Easter Sale

For Easter the folks at rcMart are running a couple of special promotions. First up is their Easter Sale that features a bunch of cool rc products at reduced pricing. The second promotion is the Easter Egg Lucky Draw. The Lucky Draw is being held on rcMart’s Facebook page and looks like a lot of fun to play. Seriously, you Never [...]


Boom Racing UNIQ Shocks

Boom Racing UNIQ Boomerang Shocks Now At AsiaTees

The folks over at Asiatees Hobbies wanted us to let you know about the new UNIQ feature on Boom Racing’s Boomerang Type G Shocks. You see, now you can configure the Boomerangs uniquely to your rig. On the Boom Racing UNIQ shocks you can customize the length, as well as the colors of your shock reservoir, the main shock body, [...]


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RC Freaks St Louis Bash Coming March 20th

Looking for a bash to attend this spring? If so, there are a couple coming up. The BigSquidRC crew will be holding a Chicago Bash in April (more details coming soon!), while the RC Freaks Of St Louis will be holding a big bash on March 20th. The RC Freaks Spring Bash will be held at Springdale Park in Fenton Missouri [...]


ST Racing Concepts Conversion Sale

ST Racing Concepts Conversion Kit Sale

All during the month of March, ST Racing Concepts is having a Conversion Kit Sale. Each week STRC will have substantially reduced pricing on a different conversion kit. The kits fit various Traxxas and Axial vehicles and you can get all the details by heading over to the official STRC Website. Hit This Link to read more STRC news on Big [...]


RC4WD Video Contest

RC4WD Second Annual Video Contest

For all you bashers that love to record your off-road antics, RC4WD has announced their Second Annual Video Contest. Entries can be submitted through March 15th and they have a bunch of different categories that you could win. You must have RC4WD products on your rig to enter and it is easy to submit your video via Facebook or Instagram. [...]


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ARRMA Bashing News

The good folks over at ARRMA wanted us to let you know that they’ve added a couple of new features to their website. First up is a Comparison Area that makes it easy to compare different models of ARRMA products to see which one is right for you. At This Link you can enter a pair of different ARRMA models to [...]



DRL Drone Racing League – Level 1 Qualifiers Video

A few weeks back, I reported on the upcoming DRL or Drone Racing League. With lots of buzz leading up to the first event, or “level”, a video of the race has finally been released showcasing the first truly big budget FPV racing event. Check it out below, and for more info on the DRL, check out the Drone Racing League home page. Stay [...]


Hobbico Friends and Family

Hobbico Friends And Family RC Sale

Now through March 15th, save big cash during the Hobbico Friends And Family RC Sale. The savings can be found on a bunch of different Hobbico products available right now at your friendly local hobby shop. Here is the official press release from Hobbico- “Get ready for good times with your modeling buddies. During the Friends and Family sale, you’ll all enjoy [...]



Welcome RC4WD!

We would like to take a moment to welcome our newest sponsor, RC4WD! These guys have been making high-end scale parts and vehicles forever. It’s easy to say they were part of the reason scale RC is as popular as it is today. They were way ahead of the curve, and had the vision that people wanted their vehicles to [...]