Fast Race tire removal in 15 seconds (4 comments)

Fast Race Tire RemoverWhen it comes to 1/8 offroad, one of the most expensive aspects of racing becomes wheels and tires. Fast Race has just released their all-new ‘Tires CUT’ tool. This unique tool is and adjustable hand tool that allows you to cut away worn out tires from the rim. That means no more soaking in deadly […]

SWORKz S350 EVO II Pro Kit teaser (3 comments)

EVCO IIMultiple World Champion Atsushi Hara joined Speedmaster to help develop the race program and the SWORKz line of vehicles. Extensive testing, R&D and collaborations have resulted in our newest project, the S350 EVO II. After the successful debut of the SWORKz S350 EVO, we followed Hara’s concept to build on our successes with the EVO […]

Team Shepherd joins the offroad race! (3 comments)

BullXWith it’s origins in true nitro onroad racing, Team Shepherd is ready to take the next step and enter the competitive 1/8 offroad market. The first offroad nitro car from the German manufacturer will be called Bull X8 with the nitro version release being planned for December, and the electric version following in early 2015. […]

Kyosho’s new colored mud guards (2 comments)

MP9 Mud GuardsKyosho’s Yuichi Kanai has released a first look at the growing lineup of MP9 colored plastics. In addition to previously released radio tray and accessories, Kyosho is getting set to release colored mud guards. These new guards are direct replacements for the stock black plastic guards, and will be available in  flo orange, flo yellow, […]

Drew Moller to join Hot Bodies? (2 comments)

MollerAs the ‘Silly Season’ continues, we have received word from our sources that yet another driver to possibly be making a move for 2015 is Drew Moller. ‘DrewMo’ finished of a successful season with his Mugen 1/8 scale vehicles, but rumor has it his Mugen days are behind him. If this is true, the question […]

Pro-Line’s Fuel Stick coming soon… (1 comments)

20141114_113337Pro-Line’s secret weapon in the pitlane at the recent IFMAR Worlds in Sicily looks to be on course for production and general release as the Banning-based firm sent us the following teaser photo showing a bunch of door handles the fuel stick triggers, ready for assembly. Click here to see the stick in action!

Alpha teases with new Dragon II (1 comments)

Alpha Engine TeaserAlpha has released a teaser of their newest creation today, dubbed the ‘Dragon II’. Word is that this new engine features an all-new carburetor, designed for easier, and more consistent tuning and idle. In addition the new engine is said to have improved overall power and speed, and is wrapped in fresh new packaging as […]

VRC announces ‘VRC Worlds’ (1 comments)

NAXOS VRC WORLDS TRACK 1The VRC Worlds schedule is out, and what a month of exciting virtual r/c racing lies ahead of us. Six major events on 3 exciting tracks. Yes just 3 tracks because this year we have combined classes to race on the same track, just like what happens at real events. Last year, 2654 racers participated […]

AKA’s worldwide tire choice database (0 comments)

unnamed (45)  AKA has released an innovative new online track data base app to aid in tire selection for tracks all over the world. The tire recommendations come straight from the world championship winning race team and is constantly updated. It’s easy as typing in a track name and hitting enter to see the exact tread patterns […]

NEMO reflects back on Pierrefeu GP (0 comments)

BloomfieldThe annual Pierrefeu GP in the South of France was held recently, and NEMO Racings Darren Bloomfield was on hand to give the local French stars a good challenge. This race has been a fixture on the race calendar for many years, and usually attracts a good entry with some of the best drivers in France […]