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    Tekin announces ‘Photobomb Giveaway’

    October 13, 2014 - 16:27 by Mike Garrison 0 Comments


    Looking for a new ESC and motor for the upcoming electric season? Here is your chance! Tekin has announced their new “photobomb” giveaway, in which gives YOU the chance to win your very own Tekin RSX ESC and Redline GEN2 motor of your choice!

    Tekin says, “Show us your Tekin and we’ll show you ours!  Post a picture of any Tekin product or Tekin advertising photobombing you, and we’ll show you some love in return.  Post that picture on Facebook, Twitter, Google +, or Instagram using #MYTEKINiic  and the winner chosen at random will receive a brand spanking new Tekin RSX Esc and Redline Gen2 motor of their choosing.”

    CLICK HERE for more details!


    RDRP’s revolutionary carburetor wrench

    October 10, 2014 - 18:06 by Mike Garrison 0 Comments

    RDRP Carburetor Wrench

    A screwdriver is just a screwdriver, right? Wrong! The new Revolution Design Racing Products Ultra Flat Head Carburetor Wrench is a dedicated flat head screwdriver to adjust and monitor the carb needle settings on nitro and gasoline engines. Offering a hardened spring steel 4×0.8mm tool tip the wrench is ideal to adjust the carburator’s mixture needles while a gauge incorporated in the tool blade helps to monitor the adjustments made. Read more…


    Brown awarded Mod Truck “Top Gun”

    October 10, 2014 - 17:09 by Mike Garrison 0 Comments

    Daniel Brown

    This past weekend Norcal Hobbies in San Jose California wrapped up the 5th Annual Top Gun Race. This race attracts top drivers from Northern California, all attempting to earn the title of “Top Gun” of their respective class. Along with bragging rights, top drivers in each class earns themselves an authentic Fighter Jet Helmet.

    The program consisted of 4 rounds of qualifying and triple A-mains on Sunday. JConcepts Team Driver Daniel Brown was unable to attend the first day of qualifying and arrived early on Sunday to get the layout figured out and make sure his cars were dialed in. After an hour of practice Daniel’s cars were feeling good and he had the layout decently figured out. The track was built by Kevin Jelich and it certainly lived up to his reputation; perfectly timed jump sections and tons of flow. Traction was medium to high and had quite a bit of grip for such a new layout. Read more…

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    Exotek hexes the XRAY XB4 buggy

    October 10, 2014 - 16:41 by Mike Garrison 0 Comments

    Exotek XRAY Wheel Hex

    Exotek Racing has released their new 12mm rear hex set for the XRAY XB4 series buggy. This hex set allows XB4 owners to use rear wheels designed for Team Associated, TLR, or Kyosho cars. This eliminates the need for XRAY specific wheels, and opens the door for various options. Available in orange or black.

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    Source: Exotek Racing


    Pablo Fernández wins Spanish 1/10 title

    October 10, 2014 - 16:28 by Mike Garrison 0 Comments

    Spanish Champion

    Last weekend saw the running of the final round of the Spanish 1/10th 2WD Electric Offroad National Series at the Rueda Loca track in León. Four drivers came to this race with chances to win the championship. Saturday would see a day of practice, with 2 controlled rounds late in the day to seed the heats for the following day. With just 2WD running, Sunday would have 5 rounds of qualifying and 3 finals for all. Read more…

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    AKA’s new 1/10 tire ‘leaked’ online

    October 9, 2014 - 20:46 by Mike Garrison 0 Comments

    AKA Chain Link Tire

    It’s no secret that major distributors/dealers of products often receive a heads up of new products coming out before the public is aware. With that being said, every once in awhile one of those new products is ‘leaked’ to the public before they are officially released by the manufacturer.

    Today photos and details of an all-new AKA 1/10 buggy tire, known as the ‘Chain Link’, has been revealed in such manner. The Chain Link features a bi-level, interlocking tread pattern that creates support for the tire’s carcass and treads. This additional support leads to more consistent traction in the corners and is designed to provide great on-throttle stability. The Chain Link is designed to provide a well balance of forward drive and side bite, making this an ideal tire for hard packed or blue groove tracks, indoors and out. Set to be released in AKA’s championship winning Clay, Super Soft, and Soft compound as tires with Red EVO inserts, and the same as all AKA tires, are proudly designed and made in the USA.

    Source: AMain.com