Frankie Contreras Jr. completed a feat no other driver can say they have done at The Dirt Nitro Challenge this year taking all 3 intermediate class wins. We caught up with him to learn about the young driver and some of his interests outside of racin
Had the pleasure of catching up with young Jacob Cruz on-road extraordinaire, for this week's Future Stars of RC. At 11 years old he already has podium finishes at the Reedy Race, CTS Series, and The IIC.
Jessica Palsson is one of the top Swedish stars despite her young age. Just after interview was conducted she won the national championship for 1/8th electric buggy in Sweden. Check this out and learn some more in this week's Future Stars of RC.
It isn't super common to find a kid with some major speed who is also extremely charismatic. Matthew definitely fits the bill always making an effort to become a better driver or wrench while somehow simultaneously being a funny down to earth teenage
Spencer Heckert is a midwest driver for HB racing. He has exploded this year with some solid results at Motorama, CRCRC, the ROAR 8th scale off-road nationals, and finally by winning Pro Buggy and Ebuggy at the Mugen Challenge. We caught up with him
With the rise of the new tire and accessory company Raw Speed, Ron DeVoll has seemed to gain traction himself making the Reedy Open Class A-main, as well as finishing on the podium at countless races from coast to coast - including the recent Silver
The Texas area has fostered a group of quick younger racers, led by Jake Dellinger that travel the state and region weekly battling it out for bragging rights until the next event. Brandon Rose is one of the newest hot shots battling for the win at e
The Psycho Nitro Blast is perhaps the most notable of the growing number of events have brought a lot of RC industry attention to the East Coast racing scene, and one of the big stories of last weekend's eleventh running of the PNB was Kayla Espinel'
Despite starting his racing career just three years ago on a temporary track, Caleb Stevens is racking up wins and podium finishes across the U.S. in everything from carpet electric to outdoor nitro. Tyler Hooks asked him about racing, school, TV, gi
Dean and Jack Rock were the first brothers in Dirt Nitro Challenge history to win their respective classes in the same year, with Dean taking the Open Truck title and Jack Rock winning Sportsman Truck in the span of about two hours. Tyler Hooks asked
The 2018 Reedy Race included quite a few female racers, and among them leading the charge was Kamryn Ayers. The Arizona native is already a West Coast example of female speed and poise. In a male-dominated industry, Ayers fights the status quo and ra
Finland might not be the first country that comes to mind when talking about champion RC racers, but that isn't stopping young wheelman Joona Haatanen from making a name for himself on the international stage. With an EOS TQ, EOS podiums, EUROS final
The East Coast is a booming place for new young drivers looking to make a name for themselves on a national scale. Lee Setser is a perfect example, with solid showings in both 1/8-scale and 1/10-scale at some of the biggest races in the country. Tyle
Tekno RC has been sponsoring and supporting up-and-coming racers since they first jumped into the racing scene, and one of the racers they've groomed is Mason Eppley. With some solid finishes under his belt on the West coast, Eppley is a major conten
JConcepts’ Jason Rouna and Paul Wynn have helped shape and mentor the careers of many young racers throughout the years, our interviewee this week is no exception. Daimon Borkowicz is an East Coast icon with some impressive results despite his young
There's no denying the popularity of 17.5-stock racing, especially in the buggy class, and it's not rare to find an adolescent racer near the top of the charts in many areas of the country. AJ Marasco is one of the fastest stock racers on the east co
With the influence of the likes of Ronda Drake and Sarah Ernst winning against the best racers in the business, the door has been opened for the next generation of female stars in a mostly male-driven hobby. Team Losi Racing driver Makenzi Harbuck is
After a Reedy Race Open-class victory and appearances in national A-Mains, one could argue that Alex Kosciuszek is a “current star” - but at just 18 years old, this Connecticut native is just getting started. Get to know "Alex K" a little bit better
After a win at CRCRC, a podium finish at the E-Nats and a surprising qualifying run at the ROAR Fuel Off-Road Nationals, 14-year-old Dreighton Stoub is one of favorites in the Stock classes at this weekend's ROAR Nationals. Stoub chatted with Tyler H
Jackson Brunson is quickly rising among the ranks of the southeast RC scene, and scored the biggest win of his career last weekend by cleaning up in the Open E-Buggy class at AMS 8.0. Tyler Hooks asked the recent high-school grad about his past, pres