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Worlds: Pre race & build up photos

With drivers starting to slowly filter into Sin City, we thought it was timely to whet your appetites before our real coverage of the 2016 IFMAR Worlds kicks off on Friday 30th September, here are a few pre-race build up photos of the facility that will crown the new 2016 IFMAR...


Former world champion hospitalized in Vegas

Spanish driver Robert Batlle, who won the 2012 IFMAR Worlds in Argentina, was admitted to the Southern Hills Medical Center with kidney stones yesterday - but he's expected to be ready to hit the track for the start of practice.


NorCal semi-pro prepared new kit, engine, tires and body for Worlds debut

Ryan Kenney, known as 'Cooter' within Northern California racing circles, built a fresh roller for next week's race.


Inside Ricochet R/C Raceway - SoCal's first carpet off-road track

Ricochet R/C Raceway in El Centro, CA is the first track in Southern California regularly offering off-road racing on carpet - and it's been a big hit so far.


The Only 3 In 1 Light, Sound & Smoke System

Exclusive sneak peak at a new product that will be available very soon!A sneak peak at a whole new exclusive and exciting 3 in 1 system, this is the only one on the market that incorporates LED lights a Smoke/Burnout unit and it’s also compatible with ESS-One Plus sound unit...


New Sanwa Exzes ZZ Black Edition 2.4 GHz stick radio

Like the M12 40th Anniversary Edition, the stick radio counterpart Exzes ZZ is now available with a black lacquer finish.

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2nd Annual TLR Thumb RC Mini Nats report

The 2nd Annual Thumb RC Mini Off-Road National race was held on September 17th at Thumb RC in Gagetown, MI. The event featured 1/14 to 1/18 classes and also included 1/10 stock buggy. The weather forecast hindered the driver turnout for the day just like last year. It rained...

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Hobbywing XR10 Pro 1S 1/12th scale speed controller

Hobbywing have introduced the 1S 1/12th scale version of their popular Xerun XR10 speed controller. 6mm shorter and 12g lighter than is predecessor V3.1 1S, the controller, that made a first public appearance at the recent IFMAR Electric On-road World Championships, allows for...

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Eric Anderson doubles at Southern VTA Nationals

The 2016 Southern VTA Nationals took place at Thunder RC in Nashville, Tennessee. The race has become a yearly event held shortly before the IIC and is used for a warm-up race by many. This year was no exception as the house was full of people and fast racers with over 11...

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Worlds History by Mike Cradock: Uruguay ’02 – USA ’08

A couple of days ago we posted part one of Mike Cradock’s personal memories of past World Championships starting out with Bangkok ’90 and ending with Las Vegas in 2000. We continue on to Uruguay ’02 to USA 2008 with Argentina 2012 to follow and finishing off with Messina 201...

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Schumacher Mini Dart

Schumacher Racing has released a new tyre for carpet and Astroturf with the Mini Dart range. The tyre sits midway between the Mini Pin and Mini Spike making it extremely versatile for high-bite surfaces, featuring a low profile for less traction roll on high grip tracks and...


Amezcua announced split from Team Durango

After five years of racing for the brand and helping to coordinate its North American team, former ROAR national champion Travis Amezcua has moved on from Team Durango.

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Stephen Lander teams up with MD Racing

MD Racing have announced the signing of UK’s Stephen Lander to their team. Stephen brings a wealth of knowledge, having raced RC cars competitively for over 30 years, winning him both regional and national titles. His campaign will include the BRCA Indoor National series...

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Malin Karlsen sweeps OMK Fall Classic Rd4

The fourth round of the OMK Fall Classic 2WD Buggy race series was held under floodlight at the OMK astro turf track. The race format was open practice followed by three qualifiers and triple mains. Xray’s Malin Karlsen swept the qualifiers to take a dominant TQ with the only 1...


Worlds History by Mike Cradock: Argentina 2012

Argentina 2012 up next and we’re moving towards more modern times – Buenos Aires hosted in December that year, we were looking forward to going to this as we had a fairly dominant year with Elliott Boots and his Kyosho/Novarossi/AKA package. But again the rumours started on the...

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Worlds Track: Even more build up photos!

Neobuggy 12 hours ago

A small update of the RC Tracks of Las Vegas track, showing preparations are complete to host the Worlds. In particular, a photo showing the option lane as well. More photos available in our Build up...