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March Bash-ness 2018 Round 4 – Final Four

We are down to the final four! This is a VERY important round because it’s going to crown a winner for the basher side and a winner for the crawler side. It’s been very exciting watching things unfold. The leads in round three jumped back and forth several times leaving us on the edge of our seats to see who [...]

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HPI Racing Stop At Nothing Video

HPI Racing Stop At Nothing Video

The good folks over at HPI Racing have posted a new video titled Stop At Nothing. We have posted the video below, have a look to see a nice overview of the entire HPI Racing line-up in one short video. From the scale realistic Venture FJ, to one of their outrageous 1/5th scaled buggies, HPI knows how to make fun [...]

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March Bash-ness 2018 Round 3

We are down to eight vehicles. Four on the basher side, and four on the crawler side. The last round proved pretty interesting as a few upsets broke more than a few of the Big Squid RC crew brackets. There are several vehicles in the top 8 nobody expected to get this far. Again, every year we are surprised by [...]

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March Bash-ness 2018 Round 2 – With a Twist

Welcome to Round 2 of the March Bash-ness 2018 brackets! We warned you that we had planned a twist, and as you can see it’s a good one! We took all the winners from the sweet 16 bracket in round one, and put them on the left side. On the right side, we have added 8 scale/crawler vehicles! We had a [...]

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HPI WR8 Ken Block Stars And Stripes

Stars And Stripes Livery For The HPI WR8 Ken Block Ford Fies…

The HPI Racing WR8 platform has been bringing crazy rally car action to bashers for a number of years. It can go fast, it can bash hard, all the while looking top-shelf. Soon the WR8 Ken Block Ford Fiesta ST rally car is receiving a livery update. The new Stars and Stipes paint scheme will be available on both the [...]

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HPI 5R Ford Mustang Video

Video – HPI Racing Baja 5R 1970 Ford Mustang Boss 302

Recently posted by HPI Racing is a new video for their Baja 5R 1970 Ford Mustang Boss 302. The Boss 302 is a large 1/5th scaled on-road car that is powered by a gasoline engine. Watch the video below to see the Boss 302 take on a paved track in retro style. In the video you can see how realistic the [...]

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Maverick Strada Brushless DT Review

Maverick Strada Brushless DT Review

2018 is a big year for Maverick RC. As HPI Racing’s entry level line-up, Maverick is working hard to make a big impression here in the states. We’ve been bashing and thrashing their Strada Brushless DT for several weeks now. With a bold brushless power system and a nicely scale roll cage, how did it stack up? How fast did [...]

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HPI Scale Kit Boxes

Free HPI Racing Scale Kit Boxes

Wouldn’t it be cool if you could put some scaled down rc kit boxes inside your rc garage? Now HPI Racing makes that possible. HPI has announced a number of Scale Kit Boxes that are now available. You can never put enough detailing into an rc garage, the HPI boxes should make for a nice addition to yours. The free scale [...]

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RWD Drift Chassis Round Up – kits under $250

So you want to drift, but maybe not sure if you want to to drop $600+ on a aluminum carbon fiber drift battle ship… That’s OK! Entry drift chassis are a great way to get your feet wet and can perform quite well out of the box – we’ve seen a few plastic fantastic chassis take podium at local comps. [...]

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HPI Racing Ken Block Hoonicorn Review

HPI Racing Ken Block Hoonicorn RS4 Sport 3 Review

From the first time we saw the HPI Racing Ken Block Hoonicorn we were amazed by how it looked. Not only is it a great representation of Block’s full sized car, but it also comes on HPI’s RS4 Sport 3 chassis. After receiving a test unit, we’ve been bashing it non-stop. How well does it hold up? How easy is [...]

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STRC HPI Venture Aluminum Upgrades

More HPI Venture Aluminum Upgrades From STRC

New from STRC for the HPI Venture is an Aluminum Transmission Case and Aluminum Rear Lock-Outs. Steve and his crew over at STRC designed both items to be more durable than the stock units they replace, as well as being very cool looking. Also, both parts are available in a multitude of different colors to help match your rig. The aluminum [...]

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HPI Garage Video

Video – HPI Racing Eight of Our Latest

With the crew over at HPI Racing getting ready to come on strong in 2018, they have released a new video to showcase their 8 latest new releases. Watch the video below to check out their latest vehicles in various bashing action. You’ll see their 5th scalers going hard out in the sand, the Venture scale crawler getting in some [...]

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Maverick Strada DT Unboxing

Unboxing The Maverick Strada DT

Recently we received one of Maverick’s new Strada DT desert trucks for review. Much like the Strada RX that we unboxed a few days ago, the DT version comes as a ready to run with a powerful brushless power system. The Strada DT was designed to look like a hardcore off-road rig, in person, it certainly looks the part. While we [...]

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Maverick Strada RX Unboxing

Unboxing The Maverick Strada RX Rally Car

Remember Maverick RC? We sure do, they are HPI Racing’s basher line-up in Europe. The Maverick line-up is still new to folks here in the states, but HPI hopes to change all that in 2018. Expect to see HPI, and their various North American distributors, making a big push on the Maverick line-up in the coming year. Recently we received one [...]

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HPI Hoonicorn Ken Block Mustang Unboxing

Unboxing The HPI Racing Ken Block ’65 Ford Mustang Hoonicorn

While on-road in general has been a bit slow lately, there are cars being released to help boost the segment. A great example of that is the HPI Racing Ken Block ’65 Ford Mustang Hoonicorn. The Hoonicorn is an absolute beast in the full scale world, best known for the crazy videos that it was driven in by rally car [...]

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