Posts tagged with RC8 Prototype

Yannick Aigoin’s RC8 Prototype

Last year’s Montpellier GP saw much excitement as then-Associated designer Josh Alton attended the event with Yannick Aigoin racing the former RC8 prototype buggy, fast forward 12 months after much change and Yannick is back to his old colours but running the final pre-production RC8 buggy before an expected release in April (just in time […]

Associated RC8 Prototype spy shots

Team Associated, its been a rocky year for the 27x World Champions – at least in 1/8 Offroad, designer departures, scrapping the former prototype, Maifield leaving, however they showed a real team ethic at the 2014 Worlds last week after turning up with a VERY early prototype buggy which they asked us not to photograph […]

Associated’s prototype in action

Over the weekend Team Associated’s European representatives Yannick Aigoin & Neil Cragg were busy racing their respective new 1/8th Associated prototypes in France and the UK. Kindly thanks to Circus RC for a few photos of Yannick’s test rig showing a few more details and closeups previously not seen. Yannick raced at Montpellier, taking 2nd in […]

New Associated prototype spotted

Team Associated has endured a rough ‘ol ride this year in 1/8 arena, an aborted 1/8 buggy platform and designer Josh Alton departing, not to mention the headline-grabbing departure of Ryan Maifield to arch-rivals TLR. Finally a chance for some good PR ahead of the World Championships which kicks off in less than a month […]

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 […]

Associated RC8 Prototype interview

Ryan Cavalieri’s Associated RC8 Proto

Normally at this early-ish stage of a race we’re in full flow taking photos, shooting videos & ‘Under the Hood’s’ not so however for the Team Associated RC8 prototype buggy, which we first saw last weekend in the more-than-capable hands of Yannick Aigoin – now making it’s racing debut with Ryan Cavalieri & Ryan Maifield. […]