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HPI Racing California

New HPI Racing Office In California

As yet another sign that HPI Racing is getting back on track, a press release has gone out stating that HPI has opened a product design and innovations branch in Southern California. Ripmax, the new owners of HPI, have also just finished up “a deal rescuing HPI’s previous core supply and manufacturing channel in China”, which should also help secure [...]


HPI Custom Drifter

HPI Racing – How To Customize Your Drifter

Are you new to drifting? Have you been drifting for a while but are looking to up your sideways game? The folks over at HPI Racing have written a new article that shows you exactly how to customize a body for rc drifting. The article explains how to do a cool drifting paint job, as well as how to install [...]


HPI Monthly News

The Team At HPI Monthly Update

The new folks in charge over at HPI Racing have started doing a monthly newsletter to let all you guys know exactly what is going on with them. Take a look at the press release below to find out just how busy the HPI guys were in July, as well as some insight to what they have planned in the [...]


Vaughn Gittin Jr. HPI Racing

2 More Years For Vaughn Gittin Jr. At HPI Racing

Great news for all you rc drifting fans, Vaughn Gittin Jr. has just signed for another 2 years with HPI Racing. This means we’ll continue to see Vaughn’s HPI Racing licensed cars hitting hobby shops. Plus, who knows what new designs might be in store for the future. Read the full press release below for the scoop… “HPI Racing is proud [...]


HPI Racing HobbyTown USA

HPI Racing At The HobbyTown USA Convention

We have to say that it was really nice to see HPI Racing at the 2016 HobbyTown USA National Convention. HPI has had a rather wild year, to see their new products, and to get a chance to talk to the new people in charge, was really cool. We got a chance to look, ok drool, over some of their [...]


HPI Rally Classics

HPI Racing Promotes Their Rally Classics

Now that HPI Racing is getting back on track with RipMax, they have written up a short article to promote all their Classic Rally Car Products. From a vast array of rally car wheels and tires, to numerous scale realistic bodies, HPI has long been a huge supporter of the rally car movement. To see all the cool rally products HPI [...]


RipMax HPI Racing

Ripmax Buys HPI Racing

After weeks of speculation, it has been Officially Announced that Ripmax Has Bought HPI Racing. First off, who is Ripmax? Well, Ripmax is a large hobby distributor from the UK. Ripmax have announced that they intend to change as little as possible and they they will have a dedicated R&D facility in Southern California. Read the full press release below [...]



HPI Building for Lease

This picture does not give us the best feelings. We have reported on the RUMOR of Traxxas buying out HPI Racing, but it didn’t really start to sink in till now. For those that don’t know, this is 70 Icon, Foothill Ranch, CA. home of HPI Racing USA, and that big sign outside their building does not seem to say [...]


HPI Racing Europe

Rumor Mill – HPI Racing Bought By Traxxas

So rc fans… the big “rumor” today is that Traxxas has bought HPI Racing. It hasn’t been a secret that HPI America and HPI Europe have been having a tough go at it the last couple of years, so it seemed inevitable that someone would come in and scoop them up, and according to the rumors that we are hearing, [...]


HPI Venture FJ Cruiser

Latest Pictures – HPI Venture FJ Cruiser

Freshly released by HPI is a set of new snow shots of the highly anticipated Venture FJ Cruiser. The FJ has taken the scaler world by storm and it has yet to hit consumer hands. As we all patiently wait to get our mud stained fingers on our very own FJ, take a look at the latest pictures to wet [...]


Maverick Strada DT

New Releases from Maverick RC

Recently announced by Maverick RC is a pair of new vehicles in their 1/10th scale Strada line-up. One is the Strada DT desert truck, while the other is the Strada RX rally car. Both come on the durable 4wd Strada platform and feature waterproof electronics, front & rear gear diffs, and a 2.4GHz radio system. The Maverick line just keeps getting [...]


HPI Wheely King Fuzion

HPI Wheely King Fuzion

New from HPI Racing is the brushless powered Wheely King Fuzion monster truck. While in the past the Wheely King had no problem raising the front wheels skyward, the new Fuzion 2-N-1 brushless ESC/Motor version should be able to pull even more extreme wheelies and make backflips a piece of cake when hitting ramps. The Wheely King Fuzion has a [...]


Video HPI Venture FJ Cruiser

Video – HPI Venture FJ Cruiser Snow Adventure!

Like most of the world, the BigSquidRC Bash Crew is biting at the bit to get our hands on the hot new HPI Venture FJ Crusier. To make our waiting even harder, HPI has just released a new video showing the Venture FJ getting in some Southern California snow action. Watch the video above to see how cool the FJ [...]


Maverick iON XB Review

Maverick iON XB Buggy Review

Maverick RC is new to the US market. In Europe they are well known as a basher line for HPI, but only recently have they decided to make a push here in the good ole’ USA. We tested one of their 1/18th scale rally cars a few weeks ago and this week we are posting our review of the 1/18th [...]


HPI Savage XL 5.9 V 2.0

3 Updated Savages Being Shown By HPI

The Savage line-up of trucks from HPI Racing has earned a reputation for durability, speed, and all out bashing fun. For 2016 the HPI has updated and improved the entire line to be better than ever before. First up is the Savage XL 5.9 2.0 (#116050). It receives a brand new F5.9 nitro engine for better acceleration and more overall power. [...]