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Brian Kinwald TLR

Brian Kinwald Back At Team Losi Racing

Guess who is headed back to TLR? That’s right folks, Brian Kinwald is back driving for Team Losi Racing. For you new hobbyists, Brian is one of the top racers in our sport. More importantly, he is also considered to be one of, if not the best, rc racers of all time. The 1990’s were virtually owned by Brian as [...]


Pro-Line Mark Ryan Pavidis

Team Pavidis To Run For Pro-Line

Mark Pavidis has long been a top racer in the rc world. From winning various large races, to national and world championships, Mark has been one of the fastest racers of the last two decades. Now days Mark is racing with his son Ryan. Racing together as Team Pavidis, Mark and Ryan have both opted to run Pro-Line tires for 2018. [...]


Redcat Racing FLYSKY

Redcat Racing Now A Distributor For FLYSKY Radios

To get more FLYSKY radios in the hands of hobbyists, Redcat Racing has announced that they are now a distributor for the popular radio brand. FLYSKY is best known for their affordable 2.4GHz radio systems, which should mesh well with Redcat’s primary customers. Here is the official press release- “Redcat Racing announces that they are now a North American Distributor [...]


Brian Smolik HMA

BigSquidRC’s Brian Smolik Joins HMA Council

As eluded to earlier this week in THE Cub Report, the HMA has announced that BigSquidRC’s Brian Smolik has been appointed to their Radio Control Division Council. The Hobby Manufacturers Association (HMA) is our industry’s trade association for manufacturers, suppliers, importers, and publishers. Their mission is to promote model hobbies, as well as giving a united voice to those working in the [...]


Hitec Surface Manager Mike Mayberry

Mike Mayberry New Hitec Surface Team Manager

The crew at Hitec have recently announced Mike Mayberry as their new surface team manager. For all you aspiring racers out there, Hitec is the team to be on for their high-end servos, as well as their Lynx 4S 2.4GHz radio system. Congrats to Mike on being named their team manager, he has been a member of the Hitec staff [...]


Hobbico Bankruptcy

Hobbico Files For Bankruptcy, Possibly Sell Company

The entire crew at BigSquidRC has very sad hearts over the following news. We have received the official press release from Hobbico Announcing Their Bankruptcy. Most people already know that Hobbico has been having a rough go at it lately, we are posting the press release to give you the most accurate information possible. As we learn more, we [...]


Horizon Hobby Redcat Racing

Redcat Racing Teams Up With Horizon Hobby

Here is some big news for all you Redcat Racing fans. Starting right now you can get your favorite cars, trucks, and buggies from Horizon Hobby, as well as their Certified Dealers. Redcat has been coming on strong in 2017 and recently Placed Second in our six truck scale crawler shootout, we can’t wait to see what they have in [...]


HPI Racing North American Distribution

New North American Distributors For HPI Racing

Whoa, now here is some big news, HPI Racing has just announced new distribution channels for the North American market. The new HPI distributors in North America include HRP Distributing, along with Hi-Performance Distribution (for Canada), and Swift Distributing. Here is the official press release- “HPI Racing Welcomes New North American Distributors Today, we are pleased to announce new partnerships with four [...]


RC4WD Amazon Pay

RC4WD Now Accepting Amazon Pay

If you’ve been reading THE Cub Report lately, then you’ve heard that Amazon is coming on strong in the rc market. Further evidence of this is the news that RC4WD is now accepting Amazon Pay. This makes it easier than ever for you at checkout when buying products off the RC4WD website. To get full details, Make The Jump over [...]


Horizon Hobby Team Associated

Team Associated Back At Horizon Hobby

That’s right folks, Team Associated is heading back to Horizon Hobby! In the coming weeks, consumers will be able to buy Team Associated products from authorized Horizon Hobby dealers, or from the Horizon Hobby website. This is some fantastic news for all you Team Associated drivers, as well as for Horizon Hobby dealers. Happy Friday to you! Take a chance by [...]


Horizon Hobby Rewards Club

New Rewards Club At Horizon Hobby

The crew over at Horizon Hobby recently announced a new Rewards Club. The Horizon Hobby RC Club has three different levels that give you various perks, plus valuable savings on future purchases as you build up points. Also, reward points can also be earned by reviewing the products you purchase and by staying up to date with Horizon Hobby on [...]


Graupner Thunder Tiger

Thunder Tiger Now At Graupner USA

The folks at Graupner USA have announced that they now are stocking Thunder Tiger products. This gives you American fans of Thunder Tiger an easy new way of picking up your favorite gear. Graupner is offering a huge variety of Thunder Tiger products including their cars, boats, helicopters, and aircraft. Better still, to help celebrate their new collaboration, Graupner is [...]


Team Durango Logo

Team Durango Has Been Discontinued

In yet another “sign of the times”, the crew at Hobbico have announced that Team Durango is no longer. We got with the people at Hobbico to make sure the news was correct, unfortunately it is. The BigSquidRC bash crew were huge fans of Durango for their unique designs and bash-worthy durability. Here is an official quote from Hobbico that we [...]


LRP America

LRP Files For Insolvency

In what has become a far too often occurrence in our hobby over the last few years, LRP has released a statement to the media stating that they have Filed For Insolvency. Insolvency is defined as “The state of being insolvent; inability to pay one’s debts.”, something that we are very sorry to hear about. The BigSquidRC Bash Crew hopes [...]


Team O.S. and TrakPower Sign the Drakes

The Drakes Sign With Team O.S. And TrakPower

Hobbico has announced that they have signed Adam and Ronda Drake to their O.S. Engines and TrakPower factory teams. The Drakes are well known in racing circles not just for their speed, but also for being good ambassadors for the sport of rc racing. The next time you hit up a big nitro race, keep an eye out for the [...]