Monster Energy: King of the Hammers 2015

Axial have just launched a video of the 2015 edition of the legendary off road race the “King of the Hammers”. This is of course a full sized event but not to be missed for all fans of off-road and rock crawling!


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Kyosho Tomahawk: Vintage re-issue


 Kyosho have just announced the re-release of the Tomahawk. As was the case with the Scorpion and  Beetle re-isues this buggy will not be  an exact replica of the original model released in 1985, but has some updates technical details, aimed to make it more fun and durable.


New electronics, new servo mount, larger oil shocks, but the body is the exact copy of the old Tomahawk (it’s using  the same mold as the original).

Press continue to see the original launch video in all it’s VHS glory!!!

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Team Titan Blitz ALS-R: TC Shell


This is the new Team Titan Blitz body shell for electric Touring Cars. A high downforce shell for maximum stability on Tarmac or Carpet, it will be set on tracks with lots of direction changes. One slightly new feature is that it is available in 3 different weights with either .8mm .7mm or an ultra lightweight .5mm version

Comes with wing, masks and 2 sets of stickers.


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SWorkz FOX8 and 8E RTR 1/8th Buggies.


SWorkz have announced their range of RTR 1/8th Buggies, called the Fox8 and Fox8E (E= Electric) they are based on SWorkz’s completion racer the S350EVO
The “E” comes with a 2200kv, motor whilst the nitro Buggy is equipped with a .21S-Power S1 with recoil starter.
Both chassis are made of aluminium (T6 6061), with Big Bore shock absorbers, four-wheel transmission, 3 diffs and anti-roll bars.


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Build your shocks the Tessman way – Video!


Gord Tessmann, world champion Ty Tessmann’s mechanic (and father!) has released a video showing how to assemble the shocks of the new Hot Bodies D815. However I’m pretty sure the basics apply to all 1/8th scale shocks!



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HARD – Monster Truck trolley Bag.


HARD have produced a new bag to carry your models in ⅛ scale.Oddly it’s not actually HARD at all, but mostly soft!

The bag is equipped with handles on both sides, can be wheeled like “airplane luggage” has  external pocket where you can stash your radio gear and two compartments inside: one for the model and a second for spare parts, and tyres.



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European Bike Series 2015: Stockbike, Superbike and Nitrobike


Last week-end, the miniautodromo Jody Scheckter in Fiorano, saw the first round of the European Bike Series 2015 for RC -Stockbikes, Superbikes and Nitrobikes all 5th scale . In the Picture above you can find the podium from the Superbike championship won by Simone Hidden with the JABBER 2015, followed by Michele Repetati and Marc Lutz.

Press continue for lots of event photos and the results of the other classes.


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RC4WD – “The Beast II” 6×6!


RC4WD, the Us specialists  in optional parts for crawlers and scalers, has just unveiled this new rather extraordinary model. The Beast II is a radio-controlled truck 1/14th scale and with 6 Wheels. This military truck is designed for realism with,  R3 2 (single speed) transmission,  Triton transfer case (?)  andMil-Spec ZXL tyres

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RC Racing TV S09 Ep 1 – EFRA 1/8th Off Road Euros 2014

In association with DeAgostini Model Space it’s the 9th Series of RC Racing TV! Episode 1 of our new series sees full multi-camera coverage of the EFRA 1/8th Off Road European Championships from Sand in Germany. The Sand track hosted the 2011 Euros which were won by Robert Battle from Spain, can he claim back his title or will reigning champion David Ronnefalk of Sweden make it back to back wins? All will be revealed as John Hindhaugh talks us through the action!

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HPI Racing – New Distributor for Belgium & The Netherlands


RCTV has many fans across Europe, especially in Belgium (great adult beverages!) and the Netherlands (land of the Very Tall People) – our two favourite countries to visit!* RC fans and hobbyists will be happy to hear that HPI’s French distributor Avio et Tiger is taking over the distribution of HPI products from the region’s previous distributor, Merit Racing. Expect a few weeks to pass by before everything settles down and model shops in the area have contacted Avio et Tiger to make new arrangements to carry kits and spares.

*Don’t worry, YOUR country is actually our favourite country to visit on our RCTV travels! ;)

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