Associated unveils 1/8 buggy teaser (12 comments)

New RC8 BuggyTeam Associated has released a first look at the new production RC8 (or whatever the new buggy will be dubbed). While this reveals very little regarding the details of the new car, it does tell us the buggy is closer to production than many have realized. The new buggy is long-awaited, and has already proven […]

Team Associated unveils the RC8B3 (8 comments)

RC8B3Team Associated has officially unveiled the RC8B3! In the hyper-competitive world of 1/8 scale off road racing one has to evolve and adapt or get left in the dust. Knowing this fact well, the engineers of Area 51 designed the RC8B3 Team Kit to be a winner in every aspect, from the build, to maintenance, […]

Reno Savoya drops Sweep, chooses JConcepts rubber (6 comments)

EUR_2644One of the bigger headlines at NeoX was that of last year’s Top Qualifier & new HB recruit Reno Savoya seemingly ditching Sweep Racing tyres in favour of running JConcepts at NeoX and the foreseeable future. Savoya’s relationship with Sweep Racing appeared very tight having taken part in the formation of ‘SweepShop’ – a direct […]

AKA announces ‘Ultra Soft 1/8 Delay’ (4 comments)

raspAKA has announced today a delay in the highly-anticipated Ultra Soft compound tires for 1/8 scale. Following the success of the 1/10 Ultra Soft tire compound, racers have been asking for such compound to equip their larger vehicles with as well. AKA says,“We know you all have been anxiously awaiting the Ultra Soft compound for […]

TESTED: Kyosho Ultima SC6 (4 comments)

KYO14'TESTED: KYOSHO ULTIMA SC6 The Decathlete In A Class of Couch Potatoes Words & Pics: Stephen Bess When short course trucks went viral in the late 2000′s (2008 for the Traxxas Slash’s release–has it been that long ago?), racing an SC truck seemed a bit like competitive riding lawnmower racing. It was all in the […]

ProCircuit PCX rims & new inserts (2 comments)

pct_wheelsModelix is pleased to present the new Procircuit PCX Wheels for 1:8 Buggies. This new wheel represents a great step forward in terms of performance. Procircuit development team wanted to create a lightweight wheel without compromising strength to give your buggy the lowest rotating mass and the fastest acceleration ever achieved, and this is exactly […]

BRCA 10th Nats: Rd 1 report (1 comments)

SONY DSC2015 Nationals – Round 1 – Robin Hood Raceway Doesn’t time fly; we are already in the 2015 season!  All us experiencing some great weather conditions leading up to this event with temps up to 22c in places.  Everyone is looking forward to kick-starting their season.  The first event of 2015 will be held at […]

Engelstätter joins Team Maxima (1 comments)

Maxima SigningMaxima is pleased to announce today that top German driver Timo Engelstätter has joined Team Maxima for 2015. Timo will employ the full range of Maxima products within his Kyosho vehicles, and completes the Maxima German race team. Source: Maxima

New Pattaya layout for ASIA Contest (1 comments)

banner-ASIAContest2015-IsBack-V1This weekend sees the welcome return of the annual ASIA Contest – once again staged at the PRC facility in Pattaya, Thailand. Join us from Friday onwards as we bring you official coverage from the event, a new fresh track layout has just been installed with a huge variety of jump sections which will surely […]

Jerome Sartel now a TOP man (0 comments)

sartel.TOPCML Distribution, CML France and Novarossi are pleased to announce that former French Champion and European Finalist Jérôme Sartel has chosen to use TOP Elite engines as his power for the 2015 1/8th Nitro Off Road Season. Being free to select any engine for his Losi 8ight chassis, Jerome was in an enviable position to […]