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Tyler Hooks

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Tyler Hooks

LiveRC Reporter

 tyler@liverc.com

Tyler Hooks is a recent college graduate with a BBA in management and a Minor in Communications from St. Edwards University as well as a ROAR Stock National Champion and was apart of the IFMAR World Championship USA team in 2016. Tyler is currently an Editor as well as in the Advertising department at Live Race Media and frequently is apart of the broadcast team at major events.

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Latest From Tyler

  • Media
    New VP Pro Snapback
    VP Pro has released a new snapback in black with the logo prominently displayed on the front.
    Tyler Hooks Aug. 14, 2020, 9:53 a.m. View Comments
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    2020 Baltic Cup Results
    The 2020 Baltic Cup took place at the Kangarnieki RC Track over the weekend. Check out the 4wd buggy and Ebuggy results here.
    Tyler Hooks Aug. 14, 2020, 10 a.m. View Comments
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    Traxxas Files Lawsuit Against Maclan
    Traxxas has filed a lawsuit against Maclan regarding the naming of the MMax line of ESC's and it's relation to the Maxx line of trucks Traxxas carries.
    Tyler Hooks Aug. 14, 2020, 9:49 a.m. View Comments
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    Flashback Friday: Team Associated B4 IFMAR Dominance
    The B4 - the B4.2 won 5 consecutive IFMAR World Titles as well as 5 ROAR titles. Check out a little more about the iconic buggy legacy.
    Tyler Hooks Aug. 14, 2020, 4:24 p.m. View Comments
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    Nathobuilds 5.5mm Titanium YZ4-SF2 Ball Stud Kit
    Nathobuilds has released a new 5.5mm broached titanium ball stud kit for Yokomo YZ4 SF2.
    Tyler Hooks Aug. 13, 2020, 9:14 a.m. View Comments
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    New Bittydesign Vision XB8 '20 Body
    Bittydesign has released the popular Vision body for the Xray XB8 '20 to add to the already extensive lineup.
    Tyler Hooks Aug. 13, 2020, 9:18 a.m. View Comments
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    New Nathobuilds RC8B3.2 Stainless Steel Screw Kit
    The NathoBuilds stainless steel screw kit for the Team Associated RC8B3.2 is made from grade 316/ A4 stainless steel, which is durable and doesn't rust.
    Tyler Hooks Aug. 13, 2020, 9:32 a.m. View Comments
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    New Hudy Ultra Light Pinion Gears
    Hudy has released a new line of hard coated aluminum 48p and 64p pinion gears.
    Tyler Hooks Aug. 13, 2020, 9:28 a.m. View Comments
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    New Ruddog Distribution Tweezers
    The RUDDOG Tweezers are the ideal tool when building, maintaining or setting up your RC car.
    Tyler Hooks Aug. 13, 2020, 9:23 a.m. View Comments
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    New VP Pro 13-45mm Ride Height Gauge
    VP Pro has released a new universal ride height gauge for applications between 13 - 45mm.
    Tyler Hooks Aug. 12, 2020, 10:45 a.m. View Comments
  • Media
    The Extra Lap Podcast: Adam Drake
    This week on The Extra Lap Podcast, the team caught up with Adam Drake to talk about PNB, Pro-Line Racing, and Driven.
    Tyler Hooks Aug. 12, 2020, 3:16 p.m. View Comments
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    Ogden's Vlogs: 1 Lap Challenge With Rivkin and Brunson
    Getting ready for Wicked Weekend Spencer Rivkin, Jackson Brunson and Cole Ogden did a lap time challenge to see who can throw down the best lap under pressure.
    Tyler Hooks Aug. 12, 2020, 12:03 p.m. View Comments
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    Suarez Wins TTPRC in Peru
    The beginning of the TTPRC championship took place in Lima, Peru this past weekend with Sergio Suarez taking the win.
    Tyler Hooks Aug. 12, 2020, 10:53 a.m. View Comments
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    2020 ROAR 1/8th Electric Nationals Canceled
    According to the ROAR 1/8th scale electric nationals host track, Flowood RC, the 2020 nationals have been canceled or at least pushed back until 2021.
    Tyler Hooks Aug. 12, 2020, 1:22 p.m. View Comments
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    Industry Analytics: Weekly Stats [8/5 - 8/12]
    Ever wondered how many people are racing R/C cars in America? Is the hobby growing or declining? Which classes are gaining and losing popularity? With the help of LiveTime Scoring we have the answers in LiveRC's new weekly segment "Industry Analytics
    Tyler Hooks Aug. 12, 2020, 11:37 a.m. View Comments
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    New Traxxas Hoss 4x4 VXL
    The all-new Hoss 4X4 VXL unleashes extreme monster truck fun with the power and speed only Traxxas can deliver.
    Tyler Hooks Aug. 12, 2020, 11:17 a.m. View Comments
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    2020 Malaysian Nationals Round 1 Results
    The first round of the Malaysian on-road nationals for 2020 were held this past weekend, Xray grabbed a win in the FWD stock class.
    Tyler Hooks Aug. 11, 2020, 10:39 a.m. View Comments
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    Drake Talks Crankshaft End Play [VIDEO]
    Adam Drake from Mugen Seiki Racing talks about crankshaft end-play on OS Engines.
    Tyler Hooks Aug. 11, 2020, 10:56 a.m. View Comments
  • Media
    New Penguin Modern and Retro Style Wings
    Schumacher is excited to announce the new Penguin Custom Bodyshells Rockhopper and Procat wings for both modern and retro remote control wing options.
    Tyler Hooks Aug. 11, 2020, 10:45 a.m. View Comments
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    New Longer Xray XB4 Graphite Lower Arms
    Check out the new Xray XB4 front lower long suspension arm made from graphite material suitable for most track conditions.
    Tyler Hooks Aug. 11, 2020, 1:54 p.m. View Comments
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    Talk It Up Tuesday: Chris Allison
    For this week's Talk It Up Tuesday we caught up with Chris Allison from Thornhill Racing Circuit to talk about all things track ownership and a bit about the industry.
    Tyler Hooks Aug. 11, 2020, 2:24 p.m. View Comments
  • Media
    New VP Pro Fuel Stick
    Check out all the information on the new VP Pro fuel stick.
    Tyler Hooks Aug. 11, 2020, 10:33 a.m. View Comments
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    New Dash AI Max 1/8th Scale Speed Control
    Introducing the first ever Dash 1/8th scale brushless speed controller, the AI Max.
    Tyler Hooks Aug. 11, 2020, 2:05 p.m. View Comments
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    New Nathobuilds 1S Battery Holder
    NathoBuilds Battery Holder for 1s packs, is a great way to keep your batteries organised. The NathoBuilds Battery Holder is made from High-Quality 3D PLA+ material.
    Tyler Hooks Aug. 11, 2020, 10:49 a.m. View Comments
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    2020 RC Pro South Oval Round 3 Results
    Check out the results from round 3 of the 2020 RC Pro South Oval Series hosted by N-Control Racing Circuit. 54 racers made it out to enjoy some late night racing.
    Tyler Hooks Aug. 10, 2020, 11:26 a.m. View Comments
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    Ran Out of Talent: Episode 57
    This week on The Ran Out of Talent podcast, Joe caught up with Nick Lavato from LSRCC.
    Tyler Hooks Aug. 10, 2020, 10:44 a.m. View Comments
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    Tessmann Doubles at 2020 Quebec Classic
    Check out the results for nitro and electric buggy from the 2020 Quebec Classic with a short report from Ty Tessmann.
    Tyler Hooks Aug. 10, 2020, 10:58 a.m. View Comments
  • Media
    Horizon Hobby Acquires Pro-Line Racing
    Horizon Hobby is excited to announce the acquisition of Pro-Line Racing, the leading innovator in the RC performance and customization accessory market.
    Tyler Hooks Aug. 10, 2020, 10:21 a.m. View Comments
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    Gotzl Takes 2 at 2020 Hungarian Nationals R6
    The 6th round of Hungarian Nationals took a place last Saturday at the Homokbödöge Sport Klub. Max Gotzl grabbed two wins, check out the results here.
    Tyler Hooks Aug. 10, 2020, 10:39 a.m. View Comments
  • Media
    Monday Morning Poll: Straight Lines or Circles
    Straight lines or circles, what are you more likely to try? #MondayMorningPoll
    Tyler Hooks Aug. 10, 2020, 11:43 a.m. View Comments
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    New Bittydesign Vision NB48 2.0 Body
    Bittydesign has released the popular Vision body design for the NB48 2.0 from Tekno RC.
    Tyler Hooks Aug. 7, 2020, 2:38 p.m. View Comments
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    New Xray XB8 Composite Forward Position Wing Mount
    Check out the Xray XB8 fully redesigned rear wing holder which allows you to move the wing further forward to create downforce on the rear wheels to increase traction.
    Tyler Hooks Aug. 7, 2020, 10:25 a.m. View Comments
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    New Hudy Air Vac Tray
    The purpose designed Hudy Air Vac Tray allows you to integrate the Air Vac pump to create a perfect work station while rebuilding shocks and differentials.
    Tyler Hooks Aug. 7, 2020, 10:38 a.m. View Comments
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    EFRA GT12 European Cup Announcement
    The 2020 EFRA GT12 European Cup (presented by AMSCI & RC Landia) is the first ever, EFRA sanctioned, International Race in the GT12 class and it's confirmed to be held in Rc Landia (Scandiano - Italy) on November 20-22, 2020.
    Tyler Hooks Aug. 7, 2020, 10:32 a.m. View Comments
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    New JConcepts 1984 Ford F-250 Monster Truck Body
    JConcepts has released a 1984 Ford F-250 monster truck body to pay homage to some of the most famous monster trucks of yesteryear.
    Tyler Hooks Aug. 7, 2020, 10:51 a.m. View Comments
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    Flashback Friday: Cyrul Jumps a House
    One of the most recognizable clips in rc history is Josh Cyrul jumping over a house with the XXX-Main crew. Check out the video here.
    Tyler Hooks Aug. 14, 2020, 4:24 p.m. View Comments
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    New Black Hudy Lightweight Setup Boards
    The all-new black HUDY Lightweight Set-up Board edition is available in 4 different sizes to fit all the different RC scales.
    Tyler Hooks Aug. 6, 2020, 11:22 a.m. View Comments
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    The Unprofessionals: Straight Lines and Circles
    Stop judging your buddies for racing in a straight line or going in circles, go check it out yourself, it's pretty fun!
    Tyler Hooks Aug. 12, 2020, 12:03 p.m. View Comments
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    New IF18 Heavy Duty Urethane Belts
    The new Infinity IF18 Urethane belt provides high durability under harsh conditions such as driving on dusty or dirty tracks, high temperatures or long finals.
    Tyler Hooks Aug. 6, 2020, 11:33 a.m. View Comments
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    New TLR 8IGHT-XT/XTE Truggies
    The new TLR 8IGHT-XT/XTE Next Generation Truggy builds on the championship-winning heritage of its predecessors with updates to the suspension geometry and drivetrain as well as the chassis layout that make it both easier to drive and tougher to beat
    Tyler Hooks Aug. 6, 2020, 10:57 a.m. View Comments
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