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Wednesday, June 19, 2024

Greg Vogel

JConcepts Fall Indoor Nationals at RC Excitement October 10 – 12

JConcepts Fall Indoor Nationals at RC Excitement

Our friend Todd Anderson of RC Excitement in Fitchburg MA sent us over the flyer for the JConcepts Fall Indoor Nationals at RC Excitement.  The dates are October 11th – 12th, and there are a bunch of pro drivers already …

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Tower Hobbies Cutback

Tower Hobbies Cutback

Tower Hobbies has been serving the hobby community for more years than most of us remember as a mail order company. My second vehicle purchase was from Tower back in 1986 and in the years following, I used Tower’s catalog …

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ProTek R/C TruTorque Shock Shaft Pliers

ProTek RC TruTorque Shock Shaft Pliers

The must have shock multi-tool   There isn’t a month that goes by when there isn’t a kit on my workbench being built. Building kits for me is just as much fun as actually racing the car when it’s done. …

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Can you get sued for RC racing?

RC Scales of Justice

A few weekends ago, during open practice on a Sunday race, everything came to an alarming halt. Engines shut down, cars stopped on the track, the pits fell silent and a crowd of shocked and concerned drivers made their way …

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Painting Swoops

Parma RC Paint Swoosh

When I started painting RC bodies, I just wanted to do a nice flame job. If it was up to me I would just paint every body blue with flames, but it wasn’t long before friends started wanting paint jobs …

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Robinson Racing AX10/ Wraith 32-Pitch Spur Gear Install

RRP Pinion and Spur

One of the Axial SCX10’s in the RC Driver fleet actually started life as an AX10 before we converted it. While it was an AX10, we upgraded the spur with a Robinson Racing machined nylon gear. Now Robinson offers a …

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ARRMA 1/8 KRATON 6S Brushless 4WD RTR Truggy

ARRMA 1/8 KRATON 6S Brushless 4WD RTR Truggy

  Take a look at this massive machine that just arrived on the RC Driver Reveal Bench for review, the ARRMA Kraton. The ARRMA Kraton is a 1/8-scale off-road monster truggy capable of insane speeds that first caught our attention when …

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Be an RC Driver Magazine Duratrax Tire Reviewer!

RCD-Duratrax-Tire-Test

We need your help to test all of these Duratrax 1/8 Off-Road Buggy Tires. Duratrax offers a wide range of tires and compounds great for all types of buggy use. Go over to duratrax.com and find your favorite style of …

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Vaterra 1/10 2014 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray RTR

Vaterra Corvette Stingray

Vaterra is filling the garage with a wide range of exotic super cars in RC form of course. The newest car to hit the street in their fleet is the 2014 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray based on the V100-S chassis. Now …

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Team Associated Qualifier Series Apex Scion FR-S

Team Associated Qualifier Series Apex Scion FR-S

Hitting the street for some fast paced fun with an RC car is sure to get the adrenaline going and Team Associated has just released an awesome on-road car to get the job done. The Apex Scion FR-S is the …

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ARRMA 1/10 Raider Buggy MEGA Brushed

ARRMA 1/10 Raider Buggy MEGA

Off-road buggies have always been a popular pick for an RC vehicle and ARRMA took this style of vehicle to the next level with their exciting Raider Buggy MEGA. The Raider you see here is the latest version of the …

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2014 USRCCA Worlds

RC Driver wants to congratulate the winners of this year’s 2014 USRCCA Worlds competition. In the 2.2 Pro class were 3rd place Kaname Sawagashira from Japan, second place Jake Wright from California, and 1st place Manuel Alfieri from Switzerland. For …

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2014 Air Meet & North East Off-Road Championship

Two years ago, one of the biggest RC events ever came to the Northeast, Sanford, Maine, to be exact. It was the Horizon Hobby US Air Meet. This event was primarily focused on RC airplanes as the title suggested but …

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2014 Nitro X Race at Wolcott Hobby & Raceway

Nitro X

Wolcott Hobby and Raceway is a premier hobby shop and track in Wolcott Connecticut where many racers travel too to get their racing fix. The facility also happens to be the closest venue to the RC Driver offices and has …

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Post-Race Car Care

8 point check to maintain performance So, you’ve bought yourself a shiny new off-road buggy or truck. You spent hundreds of dollars getting the best equipment and you’ve taken several hours out of your busy schedule to build it just …

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