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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
    Fuel Tank Prep With Adam Drake [VIDEO]
    Mugen Seiki Racing's Adam Drake shows how to install a 90 degree fuel tank fitting and fuel line clips.
    Tyler Hooks May 11, 2021, 1:05 p.m. View Comments
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    New IF14-II Lightweight DJ CVD Joints
    Infinity has released a new lightweight dual joint CVD for the IF14-II.
    Tyler Hooks May 11, 2021, 12:53 p.m. View Comments
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    New Team Associated 87t Octalock Spur Gear
    The new Octalock spur gears, launched with the RC10B74.1 buggy, introduces the latest spur gear design from Team Associated.
    Tyler Hooks May 11, 2021, 12:58 p.m. View Comments
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    Silver State 2021: Broadcast Starts Thursday
    The live broadcast of the 2021 Silver State Nitro Challenge will start on Thursday May 13th with the beginning of qualifying.
    Tyler Hooks May 14, 2021, 6:36 p.m. View Comments
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    Talk It Up Tuesday: The Dirt 40+ Rule
    A new rule was implemented before this week's Silver State Nitro Challenge regarding pro's running the 40+ class, we caught up with Adam Drake to see what he thinks on this week's #TalkItUpTuesday
    Tyler Hooks May 14, 2021, 11:46 a.m. View Comments
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    New VP Pro Shock and Diff Oil, After Run Oil, and Air Filter Oil
    Coming from VP-PRO are the new pure silicone Shock and Diff oils, After Run and Air Filter Oil.
    Tyler Hooks May 10, 2021, 11:37 a.m. View Comments
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    Zalewski Doubles at Polish Nationals R1
    Check out the results from the first round of the Polish Nationals where Bartosz Zalewski doubled in nitro buggy and ebuggy.
    Tyler Hooks May 10, 2021, 12:31 p.m. View Comments
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    New HRC Racing 1/4" Hex Drivers
    The tool hex tool tip set from HRC RACING is a great upgrade for every serious racer.
    Tyler Hooks May 10, 2021, 12:02 p.m. View Comments
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    2021 Mon-Tech Racing GP Race Results
    The iconic track layout at Minicar Fontanellato (Italy) has been home for the annual Mon-tech Racing GP for many years now. 2021 was no exception as the race was also included in the official calendar of the Italian RC Federation (ACI Sport)..
    Tyler Hooks May 10, 2021, 12:13 p.m. View Comments
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    New Nathobuilds Brass Battery Weights
    Introducing the NathoBuilds Brass LCG Battery Weights available in 38g,46g,64g.
    Tyler Hooks May 10, 2021, 11:53 a.m. View Comments
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    New Axial RBX10 Ryft Kit
    Axial introduces another first with the 1/10 scale RBX10 Ryft 4WD, a kit that allows intermediate level RC drivers to experience the thrills of rock bouncer off-road action.
    Tyler Hooks May 7, 2021, 9:39 a.m. View Comments
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    New 1up Racing Pro Wire Clamp and Heatsink Bullet Plugs
    You won’t be able to stop staring at your wiring job with the new 1up Racing Pro Wire Clamp and Heatsink Bullet Plugs!
    Tyler Hooks May 7, 2021, 4:40 p.m. View Comments
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    Flashback Friday: 2011 Silver State Pro Buggy A-Main Finish
    Enjoy the last 8 minutes of the Pro Buggy Main from Silver State a decade ago in 2011. #FlashbackFriday
    Tyler Hooks May 14, 2021, 11:46 a.m. View Comments
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    New RC Speed Secrets 22S Turnbuckles
    RC Speed Secrets has released the textured and smooth versions of their popular turnbuckles for the 22S drag car.
    Tyler Hooks May 7, 2021, 4:57 p.m. View Comments
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    New JConcepts Tribute Wheel Hex Adapters
    The Tribute wheels have been a hit on and off the track for RC monster truck racers. One of the key features of the wheels involves having replaceable adaptors which can alter the vehicle width.
    Tyler Hooks May 7, 2021, 9:24 a.m. View Comments
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    New JConcepts Truggy Reflex in Aqua A2
    The Reflex truggy tire is designed to bridge a gap between the popular Triple Dees tire and Ellipse.
    Tyler Hooks May 7, 2021, 4:46 p.m. View Comments
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    New Shepherd Velox V10 AWS Kit
    Team Shepherd is pleased to release the Velox V10 AWS nitro touring kit. The latest variant of the succesfull V10 platform has been developed in cooperation with team drivers and selected customers around the world to take a big variety of skill leve
    Tyler Hooks May 7, 2021, 9:33 a.m. View Comments
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    Nitro Wars Round 2 Race Results
    Check out the results from the second round of The Nitro Wars held at Silver Dollar Raceway.
    Tyler Hooks May 6, 2021, 10:53 a.m. View Comments
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    Ford Puma ST Vs. RC Car [VIDEO]
    The RC Industries' own Lee Martin was in a just released Ford commercial racing against Louise Cook, WRC Rally Driver, with a full sized vs. RC Ford Puma.
    Tyler Hooks May 6, 2021, 11:24 a.m. View Comments
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    New JConcepts RC10 Protector Body
    Certainly, one of the most retro bodies in the JConcepts fleet, the Protector has very simple side-pods and efficiently covers the aluminum rc10 tub chassis.
    Tyler Hooks May 6, 2021, 11:09 a.m. View Comments
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    New Tekno Aluminum Cross Pins and Stiff Brake Return Springs
    Tekno RC is happy to announce the release of two new option parts that will further enhance the performance of your favorite Tekno RC vehicle.
    Tyler Hooks May 6, 2021, 11:01 a.m. View Comments
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    Thornhill Racing Circuit AKA Spec Tire Nationals Results
    Check out the results from the Thornhill Racing Circuit AKA Spec Tire Nationals held this past weekend in Hutto, Texas.
    Tyler Hooks May 5, 2021, 4:10 p.m. View Comments
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    Industry Analytics: Weekly Stats [4/28 - 5/04]
    This weekend boasted over 11,000 entries in our database, check out how they were spread out across the various forms of racing. #IndustryAnalytics
    Tyler Hooks May 13, 2021, 11:07 a.m. View Comments
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    New Team Powers MBX V3 Brushless Motor Coming Soon
    The Team Powers MBX V3 Brushless Motor is available soon.
    Tyler Hooks May 5, 2021, 11:08 a.m. View Comments
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    New HRC Racing 2S 7200mah Lipo Pack
    HRC Racing has released a new 2S 7200mah hard cased Lipo batteries for racing and bashing.
    Tyler Hooks May 5, 2021, 10:57 a.m. View Comments
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    Lutz Doubles At Tiltyard Season Opener
    Ryan Lutz grabbed two wins at the season opener at the Tiltyard.
    Tyler Hooks May 4, 2021, 11:40 a.m. View Comments
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    Drake Runs Laps at Palm Desert [VIDEO]
    Mugen Seiki Racing's Adam Drake running laps at Palm Desert Raceway.
    Tyler Hooks May 4, 2021, 11:34 a.m. View Comments
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    Livermore and Puffer Win at The GT Challenge
    The GT Challenge "A Von Perry Experience" was held May 1st and was hosted by Access Hobbies in Springfield, OH. Click here to find some of the results.
    Tyler Hooks May 4, 2021, 11:15 a.m. View Comments
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    The Unprofessionals: Holding Your Line
    Learn why Tyler thinks telling new drivers to 'hold their line' when trying to pass isn't super applicable in RC racing.
    Tyler Hooks May 13, 2021, 12:39 p.m. View Comments
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    New HRC Racing 2S 6700mah Lipo Battery
    HRC Racing has released a new 2S 6700mah hard case LiPo pack for racing and bashing.
    Tyler Hooks May 3, 2021, 11:13 a.m. View Comments
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    New Dash RC ST702 V2 Servo
    New from Dash RC is the new ST702 high voltage V2 servo.
    Tyler Hooks May 3, 2021, 11:19 a.m. View Comments
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    Olly Jefferies Joins Xray
    XRAY is happy to announce that UK driver Olly Jefferies is joining the XRAY Racing Team to race the XRAY T4 and X12 platforms.
    Tyler Hooks May 3, 2021, 11:24 a.m. View Comments
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    Ran Out of Talent: Episode 75
    This week on The Ran Out of Talent Podcast, Joe and Ryan talk going to the Protek Spring Champs at the real Hobbyplex, upcoming local events, and much more!
    Tyler Hooks May 3, 2021, 11:34 a.m. View Comments
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    New Well RC Well Protected Front Bumper Support
    Increase the lifespan of your 1/10 Nitro TC body with the WellProtected Front Bumper Support by WellRC!
    Tyler Hooks May 3, 2021, 12:01 p.m. View Comments
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    New Xray GTXE'22 Presentation
    Xray has released all the information on the new 2022 GTXE'22 kit.
    Tyler Hooks April 30, 2021, 1:42 p.m. View Comments
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    Flashback Friday: The Dead Pool Car Chase
    Jay Halsey was the man behind the wheel of what is still one of the most iconic chase scenes in movie history watch the scene and learn a little more on this week's #FlashbackFriday!
    Tyler Hooks May 12, 2021, 3:42 p.m. View Comments
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    New Sonic PS.12 PSS Engine
    Sonic Nitro Engines is happy to officially release the updated PS.12S engine.
    Tyler Hooks April 30, 2021, 1:46 p.m. View Comments
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    New Team Associated RC8B3.2 LRC Arm Mounts
    Tune your buggy or truck to have increased rear grip and reduced turn-in with new low roll center Team Associated (LRC) rear arm mounts.
    Tyler Hooks April 30, 2021, 1:54 p.m. View Comments
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    1up Racing B6.3 Carbon Fiber Servo Mount Brace
    Instantly improve the rigidity and appearance of your RC10B6.3 or RC10B6.3D servo mount with the 1up Racing HD Carbon Fiber Servo Mount Brace!
    Tyler Hooks April 30, 2021, 3:11 p.m. View Comments
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    New Bittydesign Hyper GT8 Body
    The Bittydesign HYPER-GT8 is a GT body with a stunning look, the lowered front part generates an excellent cornering entry, the narrow cab and the perfectly modeled sides have been designed to stabilize the air flows that conveyed into the large rear
    Tyler Hooks April 30, 2021, 3:03 p.m. View Comments
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