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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 [...]


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 [...]


Tower Hobbies RedCat Racing

RedCat Racing Coming Soon To Tower Hobbies

Coming soon to Tower Hobbies (one of America’s favorite on-line retailers) is a big line-up of Redcat Racing products. Redcat has been a force in the bashing market for a long time, being sold by Tower Hobbies will make it much easier for consumers that don’t have a local dealer to be able to get their hands on the latest [...]


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 [...]



Richard Trujillo & John Thornton Join RC4WD

The folks over at RC4WD have come a long ways in the last 5 years. They have been consistently putting out premium scale off-road products the likes that our hobby has never seen before. To help them put out even better products, RC4WD has announced that Richard Trujillo and John Thornton have just joined their team. Richard is best known [...]


HB Racing

Hot Bodies Officially Becomes HB Racing With New Ownership

We have just received official word that Hot Bodies is now called HB Racing. Recently HB Racing was acquired by a company called Neidhart S.A. who are best known for their Orion and nVision product lines. HB Racing also gets a new website which you can check out Right Here. To get more of the scoop, check out the official press [...]


Novak RC

Novak Is No Longer

With sad hearts, the entire BigSquidRC Bash Crew has learned that today was the last day of business for Novak. Each one of us has numerous stories about how Novak products served us well over the years and we are incredibly shocked and saddened to hear of their departure from our wonderful hobby. From their start well over 30 years [...]