AE goes with Kashima coated shocks! Finally and about time. Back in the early 80’s and 90’s, Associated started their very lovely ‘teflon’ coated ‘hard anodized’ shocks that set the trend for many years. However, since the release of the 12mm big bores and V2 big bores, they just became standard aluminum shock bodies. More … Continue reading
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Kyosho’s Jesse Munn Wins 2014 NW Buggy Championships
On June 13th and 14th, Tri-Cities RC hosted the 1st annual Northwest Buggy Championships in Pasco, WA. This race was a gathering of all buggies across the great northwest to crown the 1st ever “King of the Hill” in 2014. Not taking away from the other classes of racing, but this particular race ranged from all buggies which included … Continue reading
2014 Northwest Championship Tour Round #1
The 1st race of the year for the NCT series kicked off last weekend in Wenatchee, WA and unfortunately due to work schedule conflicts, I was unable to attend this race. Although…… my little spies are out and about and I am able to bring to you the race results and race write-up. Congrats to … Continue reading
Maifield’s B5M @ 2014 Cactus Classic
Here we go…. qualifying at the 2014 Cactus is finally underway and Arizona’s own, Ryan Maifield is running the long awaited B5M! This is the car’s 1st major race outing and I’m sure there are a lot of eyes on the new B5M and how it performs against the World’s elite drivers. Unfortunately, there are … Continue reading
Ferrell Wins Pacific NW Showdown Rd 4
The Marty Barnes’ Pacific NW Showdown Tour made its way to Albany, Oregon on March 1st and 2nd. Conveniently located just off the I-5 freeway, NW Hobbies hosted round 4 of the 5 race series on an all clay, super high bite, tacky indoor race arena. Practice was held on Saturday with 1 qualifier in … Continue reading
Gillespie Jr. Wins 6th Annual President’s Day Classic!
The weekend of February 21st – 23rd marked the 6th Annual President’s Day Classic at Addiction R/C in beautiful Ogden, Utah. With a total of 220 entries and 28 heats large, Addiction R/C was staged to be the center of epic battles all weekend long. The largest classes over the weekend were stock buggy at … Continue reading
Team Associated B5 and B5M – The Wait is Over!
This year, Team Associated played Santa Claus and dropped us off a little present by unveiling the new Team Associated B5 and B5M on Christmas Day. Finally, the B5 has been announced as rc enthusiasts all over the world held their breath wondering if Area51 had something in the works. I’ve been hearing rumors about … Continue reading