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JConcepts RM2 Aluminum 8th Scale Camber Gauge

JConcepts RM2 Aluminum 1/8th Camber Gauge

Over at JConcepts they have announced a new RM2 Aluminum 1/8th Camber Gauge. The gauge was scaled for larger 1/8th sized tires and is adjustable from -10 to +10 degrees. Check out these highlights- * 120mm in height * Pre-assembled to save you time * Comes with durable storage box * Laser etched * Highlighted edging * Anodized red aluminum The JConcepts RM2 Camber Gauge has [...]


JConcepts F2I 8th Scale Buggy Truck Wing

JConcepts F2I 1/8 Buggy Or Truck Rear Wing

Just announced by JConcepts is the F2I 1/8 Buggy/Truck Wing. The F2I is IFMAR legal and was designed to enhance handling, while also looking cool. Check out these highlights- * Industry first built-in gurney * Recessed IFMAR legal side-dams * Molded grid on bottom for easy mounting * Flat base, split deck design * 5 center dividers * Made from a durable plastic * Light-weight design * Available [...]


T-Bone Racing Racer Work Stand

T-Bone Racing 1/10-1/8 Racer Stand

The crew over at T-Bone Racing are now shipping a new Racer Stand. The racer stand was specifically designed for hobbyists that race, as well as bash. Have a look at these features. * Fits 1/10 and 1/8th scaled vehicles * Platform swivels * Collapsible design to save space w/ quick release pins * Solid aluminum frame * Extendable shock holders * 2.5″ to 4″ tall * [...]


Spektrum SMART LiPo ROAR

Spektrum SMART Race LiPo Batteries Now ROAR Approved

Spektrum has announced that their new SMART 100C Race LiPo Batteries have now been ROAR approved. The Spektrum 100C Race LiPos come with the very latest in SMART technology and mate perfectly with Spektrum’s full line-up of SMART battery chargers. Here is the official press release- The Spektrum team at Horizon Hobby has exciting news — Spektrum Smart 100C LiPo Race [...]


Arrowmax LED Pit Lamp Parts Tray

Arrowmax LED Pit Stand Light with Part Tray

To help you optimize your work space, Arrowmax has announced an uber new LED Pit Stand Light With Part Tray. The LED pit light can make it easier to spin wrenches on your rig when in dark conditions, while its integrated part tray can also be used to hold an Arrowmax set-up system. Here are the highlights- * 32 high-powered LEDs * [...]


JConcepts 2018 Monster Truck Event Schedule

JConcepts 2018 Monster Truck Event Schedule

Are you ready to take your monster truck to the limit? Are you ready to test your skills against other drivers? If so, JConcepts has announced all the dates on the 2018 Monster Truck Race Schedule. The events go from Nevada all the way to New York, take a look at the list to find your nearest monster truck racing [...]


Drake Lutz Clinics 2017 Futaba Nitro Challenge

Adam Drake & Ryan Lutz To Hold Exclusive Q&A Clinics At The …

One of the biggest nitro races held each summer is the Futaba Nitro Challenge. The event has been held at the St Louis Dirtburners track for several years now and this year’s event is expected to be a monster. To make it even better, world famous rc race car drivers Adam Drake and Ryan Lutz will be holding a pair [...]


Motor Trend TV Rc Racing HPI

HPI Brings RC Racing To Motor Trend TV

HPI Racing has put out a press release to let everyone know about Motor Trend TV. Motor Trend TV is about ready to invade the United States. You can see Motor Trend TV on Motor Trend OnDemand, which promises to show loads of rc racing action. Here is the official press release from HPI Racing – “RC Racing TV is the world’s [...]


11th Annual Futaba and O.S. Speed Nitro Challenge

11th Annual Futaba & O.S. Speed Nitro Challenge

Coming up on July 27th to the 30th is the 11th Annual Futaba And O.S. Speed Nitro Challenge. This yearly event will once again be held at the legendary St. Louis Dirtbuners track and features 7 different nitro classes as well as an electric buggy class. The Futaba race brings in racers from all over the country and is bound [...]


Bashers Basics – Race Weekend

I know BigSquid RC is all about Bashing, but when a chance to go to a two day race event came up, I couldn’t resist. I will be taking you all along for the ride, from packing and prepping, to the driver stand, and beyond. We start the night before, as I pack up my tools and pit gear. We start [...]


2017 TLR Cup

Horizon Hobby Announces The 2017 TLR Cup

The crew over at Horizon Hobby have announced a new rc race series called the TLR Cup. The TLR Cup consists of four races scattered across the country to help promote the sport of rc racing. In addition, the cup events aren’t just races, but will also include such things as seminars and question & answers sessions. We look forward [...]


Chi Town Shootout 2017

Chi-Town ShootOut Coming March 2-5

Coming up on March 2-5 is the 2017 Chi-Town ShootOut at Leisure Hours R/C Raceway in Joliet Illinois. The Chi-Town ShootOut has been an extremely popular race and takes place on one of the best indoor tracks in the entire country. The four day event is sponsored by companies like Futaba, TrakPower, and Duratrax, and some of the best racers [...]


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 [...]


Video MX Bike Vs RC Car

Video – FMX Star Vs RC World Champ On The Track

Above is quite an interesting video. One, it shows what a dirtbike looks like when attempting to get around an rc track. Two, it shows the relatively speed between a motocross and an 8th scale nitro buggy. And three, it shows how much fun everyone had doing something a little different. For you non-moto fans, the guy on the bike is [...]


Everybody's Scalin' For the Weekend - Gimme a Scale SCT, PLS…

When I got started in the hobby (a little over 20 years ago) all’s I ever wanted to do was race. I remember when I first found out that hobby grade r/c cars existed. I had a sweet new Nikko Black Thunder that I was all about, so when my dad heard from a friend there was a local “radio [...]