Losi XXX-SCT 2WD Short Course Truck – Video

It’s a video, it’s a short course truck, it’s made by Losi, it’s the Losi XXX Short Course Truck Video!

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Traxxas at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway Dragstrip!

Nice little video from Traxxas about “what they got up to” at the NHRA (Dragster) Meeting at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway!The start is particularly strong with some very good audio and atmosphere of the methanol breathing monsters!
 

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More Dromida Desert Buggy and Truck Video Action

Here’s another video about the Dromida DB4.18 Desert Buggy and Desert Truck 1/18. Oddly not “part 3″ of the ongoing Dromida saga but a separate look at (mainly) the LED light set as well as a few other features of these 1/18th Off roaders

Lots more pics and info after the Jump!

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Team Shepherd goes Off-Road

“Team Shepherd goes Off-Road With it’s origins in true nitro on-road racing Team Shepherd is ready to take the next step and enter the competetive 1/8 off-road market. The first off-road 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. More detailled information and pictures will be available soon”.

Patrick Schäfer: “For quite some time we have received many requests from customers from all over the world for a Shepherd 1/8 off-road car so it’s only logical to enter one of the biggest markets in the industry. We are very excited about this project which was a completely new challenge for the whole team.”

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Change of Date for 1/12th European Championships!

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We’ve just received notice from EFRA that the date for the 1/12 EC will have to change again, due to scheduling problems at the venue, the Hudy Arena. EFRA have been working to find a date to fit in with the other electric races and have agreed that 20-21-22 March 2015 will be the new date. Hudy Arena and EFRA apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.

The event (whatever the date) will of course be streamed live and for free here at RC Racing TV

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New AKA Track Databse – Tire Recommendation App

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AKA Track Database – Tire Recommendations for Tracks in a Click! The AKA Track Database is an online app to aid in tire selection for tracks all over the world. The tire recommendations come straight from the world championship winning race team and is constantly updated. It’s easy as typing in a track name and hitting enter to see the exact tread patterns and compounds to keep you hooked up in most 1:8 and 1:10 chassis. For a walk through check out the YouTube video and head on over to the AKA site!

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Kyosho MiniZ : McLaren 12C GT3 2013, Porsche 962C, and Aston Martin DB9R

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Kyosho have released four new MiniZ cars / shells –  The McLaren 12C GT3 2013 in white and orange, the Porsche 962C, and the Aston Martin DB9R.

Representing different aspects of the sports car world – The classic Porsche 962 which won Le Mans in 1986 and 1987, the Aston DR9R which won the GT1 class at the great race in 2007 and 8. Finally we have 2 different versions of the GT3 racer from McLaren that has taken many class wins in the Blanchpain series.

The models are sold in a ready to run version and there are loads more pics after the jump!

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Olly Jefferies Wins EWS Round 2

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The second round of the Essex Winter Series championship took place this weekend. If you were following the live results online here at RC Racing TV (www.rcracingtv.net/ews-live-results), then you’ll already know Olly Jefferies took home the win. Keep reading for Oli Meggitt’s report on the event!

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VRC Worlds 2014: The “Virtual” RC World Championships!

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Our Friends at VRC-Pro – the free to join RC Racing Simulator, have released their schedule for the “VRC Worlds” – and have this to say -

“What a month of exciting virtual r/c racing lies ahead of us. Six major events on 3 exciting tracks. Yes just 3 tracks because this year we have combined classes to race on the same track, just like what happens at real events. Last year, 2654 racers participated in the various classes including some really big names for the real r/c racing scene, like: Ronnefalk, Joor, Wollanka, Craig, Gillespie, Lutz. This year we are looking to more than double this number with the addition of the Spec classes, making the 2014 VRC Worlds by far the biggest r/c happening in the World! Don’t be surprised to see more big names appearing in the 2014 VRC Worlds… Many have been invited!

Lots more info and the sates /tracks schedule if you press continue!

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Hitec LYNX 4S 2.4 GHz 4-channel

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4 Channel “steer wheel” Transmitters have been something of a rarity as historically they were used exclusively by car racers who at most needed 3 channels, however with the increase in popularity of Crawlers, scalers and more complex functioning Large scale machines that 4th channel is becoming needed.

Hated have seen the gap in  the market and have launched the Lynx 4S. It has all the usual features accessible from an lcd screen and features a new telemetry protocol and ”refined logic” – oh and it’s great for RC boats too!

Lots more details and pictures after the jump

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