Posts tagged with Josh Alton

Thunder Tiger Bushmaster 8E RTR E-Buggy

Thunder Tiger – a brand that used to be quite the big deal a decade ago in 1/8 Offroad has unveiled their new Ready-to-Run 1/8 E-Buggy, called the Bushmaster 8E – some of you may recognise elements of the car, very similar if not identical to the never-released Josh Alton RC8 prototype from early 2014. […]

Josh Alton forms new ‘ADI’ company

After departing Team Associated in May of 2014, and Hot Bodies prior to that, design engineer guru Josh Alton has announced his own brand in the R/C world today; Alton Design Innovations (ADI). With 10 years of design engineering experience in the R/C industry, including the design of the 2008 1/8th scale offroad World Championship buggy, […]

Associated RC8 prototype uncovered

After a longstanding policy of ‘no internal photos’ of their new car car, Team Associated’s RC8 prototype successor has popped up in the VRC Pro simulator, under a different guise: the ‘RX8’. For those who had seen photos of the prototype, they immediately recognised the narrow chassis, distinctive shock towers and suspension arms, finally the […]

Josh Alton leaves Associated

News has reached us that senior design engineer Josh Alton has parted ways with Team Associated. The news comes at a time where the company has struggled somewhat to get on top of it’s public ‘beta’ testing phase of the RC8 prototype successor to RC8.2, not helped by a massive set back when the majority […]

Team Associated testing new buggy ?

An interesting thread appeared yesterday on RC Tech suggesting Team Associated were down at Revelation Raceway in SoCal testing a (new) car they’d prefer to keep away from prying eyes, cast your minds back to the ROAR nats when we stumbled upon a hush hush test the day after the event whereby another plain white-bodied buggy […]

Associated announce Josh Alton

Team Associated officially announce what most have known for a while; the signing of Josh Alton – designer of the World Championship winning D8 for Hot Bodies he joins AE as part of an industry reshuffle following movements of Kurt Wenger from AE to Avid, Shin Adachi from Kyosho to Hot Bodies and Steve O’Donnell […]

Designer Josh Alton leaves HB, destination AE?

This past Tuesday at the Huntington Beach-located indoor track of OCRC we bumped into Josh Alton, designer of the ’08 IFMAR Worlds winning buggy the D8 and the much anticipated composite chassis CR8. Josh is a regular at OCRC, usually racing his Hot Bodies Ve8 on Wednesday night racing. On Tuesday however, to our surprise […]

Robbers wins in Texas

The Hot Bodies designer & driver pair of Jesse Robbers & Josh Alton traveled to Porter, Texas to attend the RC Pro finals at Gulf Coast race way. Alton – father to the Worlds winning D8 and radical new CR8 buggy TQ’d & won the 45min open buggy final whilst Robbers also took the win […]