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    FLASHBACK FRIDAY: 2015-2016 Reedy Race Heritage Videos
    For this week's Flashback Friday we re-visit the 2015 and 2016 Reedy Race Heritage videos featuring some of the most prolific drivers in R/C history, and hearing what they have to say about Mike Reedy and this legendary race.
    Mike Garrison Jan. 10, 2019, 1:19 p.m. View Comments
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    FLASHBACK FRIDAY: 2013-2014 Reedy Race Heritage Videos
    This week we re-visit the 2013 and 2014 Reedy Race Heritage videos featuring some of the most prolific drivers in R/C history, and hearing what they have to say about Mike Reedy and this legendary race.
    Mike Garrison Jan. 3, 2019, 11:14 a.m. View Comments
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    FLASHBACK FRIDAY: 2011-2012 Reedy Race Heritage Videos
    This week we flashback and re-visit the 2011 and 2012 Reedy Race Heritage videos featuring some of the most prolific drivers in R/C history, and hearing what they have to say about Mike Reedy and this legendary race.
    Mike Garrison Dec. 27, 2018, 2:13 p.m. View Comments
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    FLASHBACK FRIDAY: Cavalieri vs. Tebo - 2009 CRCRC Midwest Championships
    For this week's Flashback Friday we travel back nearly ten years ago to the 2009 CRCRC Midwest Championships to re-live the exciting Mod 4wd Buggy battle between Team Associated's Ryan Cavalieri and Kyosho's Jared Tebo.
    Mike Garrison Dec. 20, 2018, 11:42 a.m. View Comments
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    FLASHBACK FRIDAY: The Decade's Biggest R/C Silly Season Surprises
    With the wild and crazy rumors swirling as drivers finalize their plans for 2019, we flashback to some of the biggest Silly Season Surprises of the past decade!
    Mike Garrison Dec. 13, 2018, 1:19 p.m. View Comments
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    FLASHBACK FRIDAY: 2011 Cactus Classic Mix-Tape [VIDEO]
    For this week's Flashback Friday we travel back to re-visit the 2011 LiveRC "Mix-Tape" capturing all of the highlights, crashes, chaos, and good times from the 25th Annual Cactus Classic at the outdoor SRS facility in Scottsdale, Arizona.
    Mike Garrison Dec. 6, 2018, 1:37 p.m. View Comments
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    FLASHBACK FRIDAY: TLR releases the original 22 2wd buggy
    With the official release of the fifth generation 22 series 2wd buggy just around the corner, we flashback to the 2011 release of the original TLR 22 1/10-scale 2wd buggy.
    Mike Garrison Nov. 29, 2018, 10:25 a.m. View Comments
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    FLASHBACK FRIDAY: Model Car Racing in the 1940's [VIDEO]
    For this week's Flashback Friday we travel back in time before radio-controlled cars were born to the era of gas-powered tether car racing in the 1940's. My, oh my have things changed...
    Mike Garrison Nov. 15, 2018, 10:44 a.m. View Comments
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    FLASHBACK FRIDAY: Winningest Drivers, Countries, and Manufacturers in 1/8 Off-Road Worlds History
    Did you know that only ONE driver in history has won more than one IFMAR 1/8 Nitro Off-Road World Championship title? For this week's Flashback Friday we've decided to tally up the winningest drivers, countries, and manufacturers in 1/8 Off-Road Nitr
    Mike Garrison Nov. 8, 2018, 8:59 a.m. View Comments
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    FLASHBACK FRIDAY: Come Drive With Us - The Vegas Worlds [VIDEO]
    As the 2018 IFMAR 1/8-scale Off-Road World Championship is getting under way in Perth, Australia, we take this time to flashback to the 2016 IFMAR Worlds held in Las Vegas, Nevada. Relive the exciting Vegas worlds by watching the 5150 Media Productio
    Mike Garrison Nov. 1, 2018, 9:36 a.m. View Comments
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    FLASHBACK FRIDAY: MSR MBX5 Truck Conversion - The Original Mugen Truggy
    This week we flashback to the very beginning of 1/8 nitro truck racing for Mugen Seiki Racing with the release of the MBX5 MSR Truggy Conversion in 2005.
    Mike Garrison Oct. 18, 2018, 9:47 a.m. View Comments
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    FLASHBACK FRIDAY: JConcepts Racing Tires Debut - 2007
    In the world of off-road R/C racing there are a number of major players in the tire market, one of which is JConcepts. The company started by manufacturing bodies in 2003, and went on to win an IFMAR World Championship with their BJ4 Worlds Edition 4
    Mike Garrison Oct. 11, 2018, 8:24 a.m. View Comments
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    FLASHBACK FRIDAY: Alexander Hagberg wins 2014 IFMAR 200mm Nitro World Championship [VIDEO]
    We are only weeks away from the 2018 IFMAR 200mm Nitro Touring Car World Championship which will be held at the world famous Homestead RC Raceway in Miami, Florida. For this week's Flashback Friday we revisit the exciting 2014 edition of the IFMAR 20
    Mike Garrison Oct. 4, 2018, 9:52 a.m. View Comments
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    FLASHBACK FRIDAY: Watch R/C Wheels - 1988 [VIDEO]
    For this week's Flashback Friday we travel back 30 years to the 1988 release of the "RC Wheels" video by RC Video Magazine. RC Wheels takes a tour through all different aspects of R/C cars and racing of the era ranging from on-road, off-road, oval, d
    Mike Garrison Sept. 27, 2018, 9:30 a.m. View Comments
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    FLASHBACK FRIDAY: The last ever outdoor Cactus Classic [VIDEO]
    As racers prepare for the 21st Annual Hot Rod Hobbies Off-Road Shootout, we flashback to the last ever outdoor Cactus Classic held in 2014 - which has left Hot Rod as one of the only major 1/10-scale outdoor off-road events still alive in America tod
    Mike Garrison Sept. 20, 2018, 11:17 a.m. View Comments
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    FLASHBACK FRIDAY: Losi releases the 1/18-scale Mini-T
    After yesterday's release of the giant 1/5-scale Losi 5IVE-T 2.0, we flashback to the opposite end of the scale for Losi's 2003 release of the 1/18-scale Mini-T.
    Mike Garrison Sept. 13, 2018, 12:57 p.m. View Comments
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    FLASHBACK FRIDAY: Kyosho returns to 1/10-scale off-road racing with the ZX-5
    As Kyosho gets closer to releasing the all-new Lazer ZX-7 1/10-scale 4wd buggy, we’ve decided to take this opportunity to flashback to the release of the ZX-5, which marked Kyosho’s return to 1/10-scale off-road racing in 2005.
    Mike Garrison Sept. 6, 2018, 9:46 a.m. View Comments
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    FLASHBACK FRIDAY: Come Drive With Us - 2017 Pro-Line Surf City Classic [VIDEO]
    This weekend is host of the 11th Annual Pro-Line Surf City Classic at OCRC Raceway in Huntington Beach, California. For this week's Flashback Friday we travel back to 2017 where 5150 Media Productions and Pro-Line Racing tell the tale of last year's
    Mike Garrison Aug. 30, 2018, 10:44 a.m. View Comments
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    FLASHBACK FRIDAY: McDonald's Chicken Legend stunt jump with Lee Martin [VIDEO]
    This week we flashback to Lee Martin's 2014 R/C stunt jump over two semi trucks as part of a McDonald's UK promotional ad for the Chicken Legend Sandwich.
    Mike Garrison Aug. 23, 2018, 9:19 a.m. View Comments
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    FLASHBACK FRIDAY: 2002 IFMAR Electric On-Road World Championships from South Africa [VIDEO]
    As the 2018 IFMAR Electric On-Road World Championships from Welkom, South Africa are winding down, we flashback to the last time these World Championships were held in South Africa sixteen years ago in 2002.
    Mike Garrison Aug. 16, 2018, 10:46 a.m. View Comments
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    FLASHBACK FRIDAY [VIDEO]: 1997 ROAR Electric Off-Road Nationals
    Join the late industry icon, Gene Husting, as he takes us on a journey back in time to the 1997 ROAR Modified Electric Nationals featuring drivers such as Brian Kinwald, Greg Hodapp, Barry Baker, Mark Pavidis, Cliff Lett, and more.
    Mike Garrison Aug. 9, 2018, 11:47 a.m. View Comments
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    FLASHBACK FRIDAY: The TC3 - Team Associated's original touring car
    Following yesterday's release of the TC7.2 touring car, we take this opportunity for "Flashback Friday" to reflect back on where it all began for Team Associated's touring car lineup - the TC3.
    Mike Garrison Aug. 2, 2018, 10:30 a.m. View Comments
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    FLASHBACK FRIDAY: The Hot Bodies D2 2wd buggy that was never released
    The D216 was HB Racing's (formerly known as Hot Bodies) first entry into the competition 2wd buggy class...or was it? This week we flashback to the 2008 announcement of the HPI Racing / Hot Bodies Cyclone D2 - the mysterious 2wd buggy that was never
    Mike Garrison July 26, 2018, 12:01 p.m. View Comments
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    FLASHBACK FRIDAY: The Winningest Drivers and Manufacturers in ROAR 1/8 Electric Nationals History
    This week we Flashback this Friday to tally up the winningest drivers and manufacturers in ROAR 1/8 Electric and 4wd SCT National Championship history.
    Mike Garrison July 20, 2018, 12:05 a.m. View Comments
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    FLASHBACK FRIDAY: 2011 ROAR 1/8 Electric Off-Road Nationals at the HobbyPlex
    We are less than one week away from the start of the 2018 ROAR 1/8 Electric Off-Road Nationals at the Hobbytown HobbyPlex in Omaha, Nebraska. This is not the first time this facility has hosted this event, and this week we "Flashback Friday" to the 2
    Mike Garrison July 12, 2018, 8:48 a.m. View Comments
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    FLASHBACK FRIDAY: The first ever ROAR 1/8 Electric Off-Road Nationals [VIDEO]
    The 2018 ROAR 1/8-scale Electric Off-Road Nationals are only a few weeks away, and for this week's Flashback Friday we travel back in time to the first ever ROAR 1/8-scale Electric Off-Road National Championship in 2010 at Norcal Hobbies in Union Cit
    Mike Garrison July 5, 2018, 2:01 p.m. View Comments
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    FLASHBACK FRIDAY: Every track layout in AMS history
    For this week's Flashback Friday, we look back at the unique track layouts found at the AMS over years, starting with the inaugural event in 2010 all the way up to this weekend's 2018 track layout.
    Mike Garrison June 28, 2018, 12:53 p.m. View Comments
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    FLASHBACK FRIDAY: Ty Tessmann's first ROAR Fuel Nats double victory in 2012
    For this week's "Flashback Friday" we travel back to the 2012 ROAR Fuel Off-Road Nationals where Ty Tessmann would claim his first double championship victory. This would not be the last time he conquered such a feat, as he would then go on to do it
    Mike Garrison June 21, 2018, 11:56 a.m. View Comments
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    FLASHBACK FRIDAY: 2008 ROAR Off-Road Fuel Nationals [VIDEO]
    Next week kicks off the 2018 ROAR Fuel Off-Road Nationals at Southside Raceway in Lake City, Florida. In honor of this coming week's event, we flashback 10 years ago to the 2008 edition of ROAR Fuel Off-Road Nationals.
    Mike Garrison June 7, 2018, 1:16 p.m. View Comments
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    FLASHBACK FRIDAY: Tessmann vs. Maifield for the 2017 A Main Hobbies Manufacturers Cup win [VIDEO]
    As we prepare for this weekend's 2018 A Main Hobbies Manufacturers Cup, we flashback to the final heads-up Pro Buggy heat race of 2017 where Ty Tessmann and Ryan Maifield would go wheel-to-wheel chasing the overall win. After three rounds of heads up
    Mike Garrison May 31, 2018, 12:46 p.m. View Comments
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    FLASHBACK FRIDAY: X Factory converts the B4.2 to mid-motor with X-6 Cubed Conversion
    X Factory developed their line of mid-motor conversions for popular rear-motor buggies years before major manufacturers released their own, and today we flashback in time to the highly anticipated 2013 release of the X Factory X-6 Cubed Mid-Motor Con
    Mike Garrison May 24, 2018, 2:50 p.m. View Comments
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    FLASHBACK FRIDAY: Traxxas Slash - The truck that keeps on giving
    With the recent increase in popularity for R/C dirt oval short course racing, we revisit the release of a short course truck that changed off-road racing over a decade ago, and yet is still making its mark today - the Traxxas Slash.
    Mike Garrison May 17, 2018, 11:43 a.m. View Comments
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    FLASHBACK FRIDAY: Team Associated releases their first ever 1/8-scale off-road buggy
    Despite their success years prior in 1/10 and 1/8-scale on-road and 1/10-scale off-road racing, it wasn't until 2007 that we saw the introduction of Team Associated's first 1/8-scale off-road buggy; the RC8 Factory Team. We flashback to the origi
    Mike Garrison May 9, 2018, 10:38 a.m. View Comments
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    FLASHBACK FRIDAY: The Winningest Drivers and Brands in Silver State History
    The 2018 Silver State race in Las Vegas, Nevada is under way! Some of the world's top drivers are in attendance, and we've already seen many of them begin to shine on The Dirt Racing built track indoors at the South Point Hotel, Casino, and Spa. Desp
    Mike Garrison May 3, 2018, 1:10 p.m. View Comments
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    FLASHBACK FRIDAY: Silver State 2017 [VIDEO]
    The Silver State race is a prestigious 1/8-scale off-road race in America which has seen a lot of changes since it was first held in 1998. Over the past 20 years the event has seen a number of different host venues, the "official" name of the event h
    Mike Garrison April 27, 2018, 9:12 a.m. View Comments
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    FLASHBACK FRIDAY: Jared Tebo and Ryan Lutz split 2013 Silver State wins [VIDEO]
    We’re now just two weeks away from the 20th annual Silver State, which will be held on a temporary track in an arena at a major Las Vegas casino. Five years ago, at the fifteenth annual event Ryan Lutz and his Team Durango vehicles blitzed a heavily-
    Aaron Waldron April 19, 2018, 3:29 p.m. View Comments
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    FLASHBACK FRIDAY: Team Associated publishes its first photo of the RC8B3
    Three years ago today, Team Associated published the first official photo of a 1/8-scale nitro buggy that became known as the RC8B3. It had been a long wait for those faithful to the A-Team.
    Aaron Waldron April 12, 2018, 4:05 p.m. View Comments
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    FLASHBACK FRIDAY: A complete timeline of Team Associated RC10T stadium trucks
    Back in 1991, the original Team Associated RC10T — with box art mimicking a full-size pickup jumping down from the peristyle at the Los Angeles Coliseum — kicked off what is perhaps the most successful series of stadium trucks in RC history. To celeb
    Aaron Waldron April 5, 2018, 4:40 p.m. View Comments
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    FLASHBACK FRIDAY: Watch Ryan Cavalieri drive the Team Associated SC10 4x4 [VIDEO]
    Early in the 2010s, the short course boom was raging - and major manufacturers were churning out 2WD and 4x4 trucks to hit the track. The standard rear-motor 2WD layout was simple enough, and while other brands built their 4x4 trucks on shrunken-down
    Aaron Waldron March 29, 2018, 3:11 p.m. View Comments
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    FLASHBACK FRIDAY: A complete timeline of Schumacher CAT 4WD buggies
    On Wednesday, British RC racing manufacturer Schumacher published the complete details of its upcoming CAT L1 - the brand’s 22nd 4WD off-road racing buggy kit to hit the market. The brand’s history in the class goes back over 30 years, and its design
    Aaron Waldron March 23, 2018, 8:20 a.m. View Comments
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