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
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
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
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
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
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.
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
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.
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.
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
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
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
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
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.
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
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
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.
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
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
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
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-
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
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
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
Seven years ago today, the 25th annual Cactus Classic kicked off with the first day of practice - and Ryan Maifield, then racing for Team Associated, won the 2WD and 4WD classes as well as the 2WD Short Course division on the sun-baked blue groove at
One year ago today, the inaugural Desert Classic kicked off in celebration of Hobby Action RC Raceway's first week in business, where Dakotah Phend led the way with two class victories and Ty Tessmann and Dustin Evans scored one win each.
When David Ronnefalk crossed the finish line Sunday night, he made Dirt Nitro Challenge history in several different ways — including becoming just the third driver ever to win all three Pro 1/8-scale classes. Here's a look back at each of his class
The 19th annual Dirt Nitro Challenge kicks off on Wednesday of next week, when the nitro off-road community (as well as tons of large-scale and U4RC racers) will gather at the Fear Farm R/C Raceway in Phoenix, AZ for what has grown into the biggest e
Nearly two years ago, Team Associated published a photo of a never-before-seen, three-gear, lay down transmission with a case and brace made of a cool, clear material that made the RC world go nuts - it was our first look at what became the B6 buggy.
Last year, a total of 696 entries competed in the 22 classes evenly split between the road course and oval portions of the Snowbird Nationals. Here are the results and replays of all 22 A-Main events - as well as the Figure 8 final!
One of the biggest pieces of news from this week was the announcement that Joey Christensen of The Dirt Racing has put together a deal with the South Point Hotel and Casino to keep the annual Silver State alive in Las Vegas, Nevada. It will be the si
Before the first heat of the Invitational class hits the track on Friday morning, catch up on the history of the event by checking out this list of everyone who has won this coveted title since it was first held in 1987.
The combination of up-and-coming stars and veterans looking for breakthrough wins make the Open 2WD and 4WD classes at the Reedy Race of Champions incredibly exciting. Relive the moments when Team Associated teammates Brent Thielke and Broc Champlin