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Team Quick Tip: Setting Ride Height (Nitro vehicles)

October 16th, 2014 by Jason Sams

When setting your nitro vehicle’s ride height do so with a half tank of fuel.  This is the best compromise for the average weight of your buggy or truck during a race. All vehicles are different so check with the manufacturer’s guidelines for setting initial ride height. Here are some additional things to consider when […]

Labor Day Shootout/U.S. Pro Cup Finals Video Montage

October 14th, 2014 by Jason Sams’s Derrick Threatt is one of the R/C industry’s top video talents producing event coverage that is unmatched. Threatt’s latest video footage comes from AMain’s Silver Dollar R/C Raceway, which recently hosted the Labor Day Shootout and U.S. Pro Cup Finals. Click on the embedded video below to catch aerial shots, racing action and the […]

Ask Marty: Who on the team is relatively unknown, but ready to get a “big” win?

October 14th, 2014 by Jason Sams

Who on the team is relatively unknown, but ready to get a “big” win?  Austin Blair isn’t exactly new to the racing scene but over the last 2 seasons he has really matured and become a well-rounded driver. He has been making the finals regularly against the deepest fields of talent that RC has […]

ProTek Samurai Wins Again

October 13th, 2014 by Jason Sams

Congratulations to customer, Andy Watts, for winning the Pro Truggy class at the AZRCR Club Series Race #3 with the ProTek R/C 321b “Samurai” .21 racing engine. Watts had this to say about the engine, “This weekend was my first race with my new ProTek R/C Samurai engine and it was awesome, super smooth and […]

Yokomo’s Matsukura TQ of 1/12 Worlds

October 8th, 2014 by Jason Sams

Yokomo’s Naoto Matsukura has quickly become the most dominant 1/12-scale racer since Masami Hirosaka. Matsukura just set his fourth-consecutive TQ at the IFMAR 1/12-scale World Championships in Kissimmee Florida. With an entire lap over every qualifier up to fourth place, there is no reason why he shouldn’t win his fourth-consecutive 1/12-scale World Championship. Our friends […]

ProTek R/C Samurai + 2060 Tuned Pipe = Potent Combo (Now Available!)

October 7th, 2014 by Jason Sams

ProTek R/C has paired two nitro racing juggernauts, combining the powerful 321B “Samurai” engine with the super-popular 2060 tuned pipe. ProTek R/C’s polished chrome 2060 off-road pipe is designed with a wider, shorter body making it ideal for high RPM performance and big track optimization. NeoBuggy said the Samurai is, “one of the smoothest and […]

ProTek R/C “TruTorque” Shock Shaft Pliers Review (RC Driver Magazine)

October 6th, 2014 by Jason Sams

The “TruTorque” Shock Shaft Pliers are one of the most popular tools from ProTek R/C. RC Driver has also fallen in love with the Shock Shaft Pliers calling them a must-have for the ultimate toolbox. Here is a portion of the review. For the entire article click on the link below. There isn’t a month that goes by […]

Ask Marty: Will R/C Racing Ever Make it on T.V.?

October 3rd, 2014 by Jason Sams

Will R/C ever make it on television, why or why not? What needs to happen for R/C racing to make it mainstream?  I would love to see R/C make it onto T.V., but I don’t see it happening given our current race format. For R/C racing to be understandable and exciting to a mainstream audience, […]

Team Quick Tip: Organization Made Easy

October 2nd, 2014 by Jason Sams

Keeping your spare parts organized will make your life much easier. We suggest the use of appropriate sized plastic bins or large freezer bags for storing your spare parts. Marking a bag or storage container specifically for your transmission, plastic parts, bearings, and miscellaneous screws will make it much easier to find what you need when you’re […]

AMain/Hot Bodies’ Ty Tessmann the new IFMAR 1/8 Fuel Off-Road World Champ!

September 29th, 2014 by Jason Sams

Ty Tessmann has won numerous national titles, but a world championship has eluded the superstar, until now. He set the pace early in Messina, Italy at the IFMAR 1/8 Fuel Off-Road World Championships top-qualifying the first three rounds. He wasn’t just edging out his competition either, he was several seconds faster than the world’s best. The […]