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FPV Racing

Raging Rotors: The Need for Speed

As winter rears its ugly head in the Midwest, I must find myself something to do while wishing for the return of warm weather. I couldn’t help but see the perfect winter project dance across my Facebook, Google+, and a number of websites I hang around at: FPV Racing. Blowing up with hobby lovers in Europe, a few of my fellow [...]

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a main speedway spring fling 2014 event

A-Main Speedway Spring Fling 2014

Save the weekend of March 22nd and 23rd for A-Main Speedway’s 2nd annual Spring Fling in Pueblo, CO with a special event sponsored by us here at the Big Squid RC. You can get your fill of off-road racing with classes for pretty much every type of off-road rc vehicle in existence. 1/8th scale buggy, truggy, monster truck, electric, nitro, [...]

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TORC Series 2014

2014 TORC Series Schedule Announced – New Ro…

The rc world certainly has a bunch of short course truck fans and today the TORC Off-Road Series announced their 2014 Schedule. The TORC series has certainly gone through changes this off-season, losing Traxxas as the title sponsor, and adding The Armory as new owners, but hopefully the 2014 series will be just as exciting as ever. Check out below [...]

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ASK Cub Reporter, 04.03.2013, Your Questions My Rh…

Cubby, Bigsquid is now a racer sight? You guys used to be so cool, now you’ve lost your F@#$##@ minds!!!! I’ll never be back again @$$ho1es. Russell Cubby- Each year gets more amazing to me. April Fools comes every single year on April 1st, and every single year we post crazy stuff just for kicks (like THIS). Yet… every year we get [...]

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THE Cub Report, 04.01.2013, Version- The Higgs Bos…

Happy Monday everyone and welcome to another exciting week in the wonderful world of rc. I hope you all got some trigger time in over the Easter weekend, we were fortunately to have good enough weather to bust out a bunch of packs. Unfortunately, both F1 and Supercross were off over the weekend, leaving the basketball Elite 8 games to [...]

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Xtreme Racing Charger Stands

Xtreme Racing have got some new charger stands to help your charger keep it’s cool when charging. have one on your workbench and keep an eye on your battery with ease – no more squinting to read those tiny screens! They come in several sizes, colours and even materials, so they’ll suit anyones taste, and starting at $17.99, they’ll suit [...]

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Turnigy 1/10 Brushless 2WD Desert Racing Buggy

Turnigy has released a new 2WD Desert Racing Buggy. This brushless buggy is pre-built, but requires a radio and battery to be fully ready to run. You get plenty of power from a 35A esc with a fan and a 3300kv 540 motor, undoubtedly a bulletproof EZ-Run based system. You’ll also find steel driveshafts, adjustable camber and toe, as well [...]

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ECX Torment

Racing The Horizon ECX Torment Short Course Truck

Racing The Horizon ECX Torment Short Course Truck By: Tim Mohr During the 2011 iHobby Expo the BigSquid guys got in a rather heated debate, we knew the ECX Torment was a good basher, but could it actually win a race? Cubby was rather vehement that it was impossible, even at the local level, while I was sure that indeed it could. Once [...]

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AKA wins a lot at Sidewinder Nitro Explosion

In the spirit of reaching across the aisle, here’s a little bit of racing news from the guys at AKA.  They recently had a very successful run at the 2010 Sidewinder Nitro Explosion event held at Thunder Alley Raceway.  Sean Gaffney took the win in the Sportsman Buggy A main running AKA Gridirons in the soft compound.  Colin Herzig rolled [...]

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A weekend at the Track — Big Squid RC Invade…

Editor’s Note — Here are the facts: Adam Drake was top qualifier in the buggy class. Jared Tebo TQ’d the truggy class. Tebo then went on to win both the buggy and truggy classes. Jeff was sent there to take pictures and provide coverage of the event. What we got back from him was this “story.” [...]

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Awesome news from ROAR

This could quite possibly be one of the coolest announcements of the last decade.  ROAR is creating a new provisional racing class for 1/16 scale electric powered TANKS.  That’s right.  Tanks.  Check out these additions to the ROAR rule book. Under section 5.3 5.3.1.9 – Scale tracked vehicles (tanks) powered by electric motors are a permanent demonstration class.  They may be run [...]

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