Fast Race tire removal in 15 seconds (6 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 […]

Introducing ‘LiveTime’ Scoring Engine (5 comments)

LiveTimeYear after year we continually see new releases in the form of cars, option parts, etc. One area that does not often see a new release is the scoring software department. After months of preparation, testing, and development, our good friends at have officially launched their all-new ‘LiveTime’ scoring software today. This innovative new […]

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. […]

XRAY overhauls the XB8 for 2015 (3 comments)

xb8 15 coming soonXRAY has announced today that the latest vehicle to receive the 2015 treatment is the XB8 1/8 nitro buggy. No official details have been revealed at this time, but are said to be released soon…stay tuned!

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 […]

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, […]

New engines are born in France (1 comments)

RC ConceptWe have received word of an all-new engine getting set to launch out of France in the coming days. The company, known as ‘RC Concept’, is preparing to unveil their lineup of competition nitro engines. As you can see, they have provided us with nothing more than a blurry teaser of what to expect. Little […]

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 […]

SWORKz lets the Falcon II body fly (1 comments)

SWORKz Falcon IISWORKz has introduced the all-new Falcon II body. This new body is set to be included in the new S350 EVO II buggy kit, but is also sold separately. The new body features a combination of features seen around the industry including a JConcepts ‘Silencer’ style roof, and Kyosho MP9 rear end scoop. The Falcon […]

Stringer wins at Queensland Titles (0 comments)

REDS Aussie WinNearly 100 drivers made their way to Brisbane, Australia for the Queensland State Titles this past weekend. Despite starting 8th on the grid for the 1/8 Truggy class A-Main, REDS Racing driver Aaron Stringer piloted his way to the front of the pack within only a few laps. After a close battle with SWORKz driver, […]