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Industry Analytics: Weekly Stats [10/13 - 10/20]
As we get further through October 1/10th scale electric was the most popular racing genre last weekend followed by dirt oval and then 1/8th scale off-road. Check out where all the types of racing fall into place on this week's #IndustryAnalytics!
New Ruddog Hobby Knife Options
Ruddog's Hobby Knife Set includes a variety of handles and blades for drivers’ tasks, such as cutting and shaping PVC, ABS, wood, linoleum, various rubber, foam, and plastic compounds and other materials.
New Capricorn RC Lab GT2 1/8th Electric GT Chassis
Italian manufacturer Capricorn have widened their platform range, delving in to the 1:8th GT world. Offering a unique design to rivals on the market that will come in a GP and EP platform.
New JConcepts Rehabs Silver Compound Available
The popular JConcepts Rehab tire is now available in the Silver compound.
Bermudez is 2021 French 1/8th Buggy National Champion
Remy Bermudez is the 2021 French National Champion in Nitro Buggy with the Xray XB8.
New Redcat Kaiju EXT 1/8th 4wd 6S Monster Truck
Redcat has taken the popular 1:8 scale Kaiju monster truck and extended its wheelbase, along with some additional changes.
New Team Brood Racing Slipper Plates
New from Team Brood Racing come two innovative options for one of the most critical components in any off-road competition racing buggy: the slipper clutch.
JConcepts 2021 Kinwald Klassic Report and Tire Guide
The Kinwald Klassic is a race to remember Brian Kinwald who played a major role in the RC industry and community. Find the results and some extra information about the event here.
New Tekno Spindles and Hexes
Tekno RC is pleased to announce the release of six new option parts to further enhance the performance of your favorite 1/8 scale Tekno RC vehicle.
2021 JBRL Electric Series Results
Check out the series results from the 2021 JBRL Electric series following the finals at Hot Rod Hobbies.
Drake Turns Laps at Thunder Alley [VIDEO]
Take some laps with Adam Drake around Thunder Alley with his MBX8.
New Fenix Racing Mistral 3.3 F1 Car
Fenix Racing has released some new photos of the Mistral 3.3 F1 car.
New Xray XRS Poland 2021/2022 R1 Results
First round of famous XRAY Racing Series Poland winter edition took place in great prepared Titan RC Arena held in Warsaw. Click here to find the results.
New JConcepts Super Dish Rustler/Stampede Wheels
JConcepts is bringing the Super Dish wheel to the line-up available in bright white and gloss black colors for racers wanting the retro look while being distinct in appearance
2021/2022 HCOT Series Round 1 Results
On October 16th 2021, The Hooter Chassis Outlaw Tour (HCOT) kicked off its 18th consecutive year as the premier carpet oval series in the Mid Atlantic region. Find the results by clicking here.
New JConcepts F2 Truck Body Mount Adaptors
The JConcepts F2 Truggy body can now be fitted to HB Racing and Tekno truggies using this new adaptor kit.
New Infinity IF14-2FWD Aluminum Chassis
The Infinity IF14-2FWD aluminum chassis is precision machined from 2.0mm thick A7075 T6 material. Suitable for high-grip surfaces such as carpet and indoor asphalt surfaces.
Absolute Hobbyz Now Carries Hot Race Tires
Absolute Hobbyz now carries the full line of Hot Race off-road tires.
New JConcepts Mono 4wd Front Wheels
With the recent compatibility of 4wd off-road buggies, JConcepts stepped up and created a purpose designed wheel for a popular selection of vehicles.
New Car Sports Eliminator RC Shocks
The new Car Sports Eliminator RC Shocks coming soon for Losi, Mugen and Team Associated 1/8th scale buggies.
Team Xray XB2'22 Presentation Coming Soon
The new XRAY XB2'22 is coming soon. Stay tuned and follow our posts to see when it arrives.
O'Brien Joins Team Xray
XRAY & RC Disco are happy to announce that Scottish National Champion Allan O’Brien is joining the XRAY UK Racing Team to race the XRAY XB2 and XB4 platforms.
Flashback Friday: Psycho Nitro Rocket Car Long Jumps
For this #FlashbackFriday, we compiled some of the long jump footage over the years from The Psycho Nitro Blast.
New Exotek 22S Octalock Slipper Set
New Exotek turbine cooling triple slipper disks for the Losi 22S top shafts allow the slipper to cool down quicker before the next pass.
The #VPSponsorMe Promotion is Live
Imagine getting free race fuel, coolant, oils and even detailers for a full year! Oh and don’t forget a customized VP themed helmet, VP apparel and inclusion in our official 2022 Team VP. Click the link to find out how to enter.
New Ulti Tires 1/8th GT Foam Tires
Ulti tires’s new 1/8 GT car tires are made from Ulti's well know high grip 35 shore foam rubber.
Tracks by the Month: September 2021
September had over 300 active tracks in our system up from a little over 260 for the last two years. #IndustryAnalytics
2021 Lithuanian National Finals Results
Check out the results for the 2021 Lithuanian ebuggy and 4wd buggy finals held this past weekend.
New Ruddog Distribution 35mm Aluminum Fan
Ruddog's 35mm Aluminium HV High Speed Cooling Fan RP-0258 closes the gap between traditional 30 mm and 40 mm fans.
New Axial 1/6th Scale SCX6 Rock Crawler
At 1/6 scale, the ready-to-run SCX6 Jeep JLU Wrangler 4WD brings a whole new dimension to RC crawling — and Axial engineers have done it right.
2021 1up Cup Results
Check out the results from the 2021 1up Cup, click here to see all the winners.
New Willspeed RFT T6.1/.2 Conversion Kit
Following on from the successful RFT, X-Ray based conversion, by popular demand Willspeed have introduced their RFT chassis and gearbox conversion kit for the popular Team Associated T6.1/T6.2 2WD Stadium Truck.
New Infinity Titanium Ball Studs
This set of 8.5mm titanium ball studs is for use with the IF18-2. (Set includes 4 normal size and 2 long size) for smooth and light driving.
Industry Analytics: Weekly Stats [10/6 - 10/13]
With September being the slowest month of racing all year, October is back to form with over 10,000 entries a week. #IndustryAnalytics
2021 US Open Fuel Championships Results
Check out the LiveRC report from the 2021 US Open Fuel Championships hosted by Sun City RC Raceway this past weekend.
The Bullring RC Speedway Happy Halloween Race
Last outdoor race of these season at the High Bite "The Bullring RC Speedway" in Winchester VA takes place on October 31st for the Happy Halloween event.
Drake Explains MBX7 vs. MBX8 Arms
Mugen Seiki Racing's Adam Drake talks about the MBX8 vs. MBX7 suspension arms.
New Ulti Foam TC Tires
Ulti has released new foam 35 shore touring car tires.
New ARC R12.1 Touring Car
Building on the already rapid R12 platform, ARC is proud to announce the R12.1, incorporating many new parts and improvements that elevate the chassis to a new level of performance.
2021/2022 XRS Slovakia Round 1 Results
The first round of the popular XRS series was held on October 9th at the world famous Hudy Arena in Trencin, Slovakia. Some 120 entries spread out in 11 different classes joined the event.
The Factory RC Raceway Track Announcement
The Factory RC Raceway will house a 1/10th scale loose dirt oval track, a 1/18th scale carpet oval track, a 1/10th scale carpet Off-road track, and a crawler course inside the old furniture factory building located in York, Pa.
New Factory Team +3mm Bellcranks
The new Factory Team +3mm bellcranks allow racers to tune the caster with 0 and 2.5 deg. inserts and still minimize bump steer on Team Associated 1/10th buggies and trucks.
New Nathobuilds XB2 Rear Shock Tower and Carbon Fan Guards
Nathobuilds has released a new rear shock tower for the XB2 allowing you to mount the rear camber link to the tower.
New Dash AI Pro V2 Colors
The Dash AI Pro V2 speed control is now available in red and purple.
The Hobbyplex Show Podcast: Episode 83
Check out the latest episode of The Hobbyplex Show Podcast with Alex Sturgeon and Will Brinton.
JConcepts Hunk and Tusk Tires Now Available in Green Compound
The 1.9" Hunk and Tusk JConcepts crawler tires are now available in the popular green compound.
New Officina RC MTC2 Upper Titanium Turnbuckle Screw
OfficinaRC adds a new piece to the collection dedicated to the Mugen MTC2. The new Turnbuckle, produced entirely in titanium, will soon be a must have for all the MTC drivers.
New JConcepts Finish Line Quick Access Nitro Pit Bag
A racer can never have enough organization in the pit area and JConcepts has additional needs covered with the Finish Line pit bag.
New Plan B Racing Mach 1 Drag Car
Plan B Racing has released their new 2022 Mach 1 Drag Car.
2021 Swiss On-Road Nationals R5 Report
This past weekend, the 5th round of the Swiss electric on-road national series took place. Click below to find the results.
2021 Adrenaline Raceway Invitational Results
Check out the results from the 2021 Adrenaline Raceway Invitational presented by JConcepts.
Racers by the Numbers: September 2021
There have consistently been more racers racing in every month of 2021 than in 2019 before the pandemic started! #IndustryAnalytics
New Offina RC Wing Washers
OffinaRC has created a new Wing Shim, machined from solid in Ergal 7075 anodized black, super light, only 0.22g, with an ideal surface of 12mm.
JConcepts Mambos Now Available in Gold and Green Compounds
The popular wide rear drag tire option from JConcepts, The Mambos, is now available in gold and green compounds.
2021 JConcepts INS Finals Race Report
The 2021 INS Series concluded this past weekend at an all new venue for JConcepts, Hoosier RC Hobbyplex. The newly revamped track and hobby shop came through bringing in 250+ entries and an epic racing surface and atmosphere. Read the full report her
New Avid RC DR10 Aluminum Bellcranks
The AVID DR10 Aluminum Steering Bellcranks are machined from billet 7075-T6 aluminum alloy, black anodized, and silver edge highlights for that premium look.
Industry Analytics: Weekly Stats [9/29 - 10/6]
The first week in October has reentered Livetime in to the 10,000+ weekly entries threshold. Check out what people are racing! #IndustryAnalytics
New ONG Brand Davide Ongaro Shock Caps
The new ONG brand shock caps, made in Italy, are made out of ergal 7075 T6 and then subsequently anodized in a gunmetal gray color.
XTR Racing Launches OGO Racing Tires
Spanish company XTR Racing have launched their new brand: OGO Racing. OGO Racing offers a new line of off-road tires intended for the use with 1/8th nitro buggy and electric buggy.
Sousa Doubles at 2021 Clay Masters
Mark Sousa took the win in the premier modified 2wd and 4wd classes at the Clay Masters event up in Canada this past weekend.
2021 KARS On-Road Nationals R2 Results
Last weekend the 2nd round of the KARS On/Road Championship was held at the KARS Inje Circuit with about 50 drivers in attendance. Find the results by clicking here.
New Mugen Seiki MTC2 Active Shock Towers
This completely new concept Mugen Seiki MTC2 shock tower eliminates the resistance from the shock absorber when the suspension is lowered, dramatically improving stability when driving in the bumps on the track, or on the curbs in the corner.
Ran Out of Talent: Episode 86
On this episode of Ran Out of Talent, Joe and Ryan cover local race results, they talk about the new Agama prototype, and Ryan announces that he will be departing from the show in 2022.
New Monaco RC BR1-X4 Servo
After refining the popular BR1-T4WC, Monaco RC are happy to present the new BR1-X4 servo.
Thunder Alley Laps With Maifield and Rivkin [VIDEO]
Adam Drake grabbed some footage of Ryan Maifield and Spencer Rivkin running laps at Thunder Alley Raceway.
Maifield and Evans Tie at JConcepts West Coast Nationals
The first JConcepts West Coast Carpet Championship presented by Joe Pillars was held at PDX RC Underground this weekend in Portland Oregon. Find out how it all went down here.
2022 IMFAR Worlds to Return in Spain
The IFMAR WC 1/8th off road 2022 will be held in Redovan (Spain) later in the year. We will provide more details as quickly as they are released.
New Ruddog Cup 23T 3-Slot Brushed Motor
Ruddog Product's 23 turn 3 slot Cup Motor is an ideal low-budget choice for endurance or club racing.
New JConcepts Dotek Drag Rear Bashing Tire
Dotek by JConcepts is the latest wide-body, treaded tire built specifically for RC Drag Racing and Bashing.
2022 DNC Early Entry Discount
Early entries are open for the 2022 Dirt Nitro Challenge and can be found at a discount for a limited time.
New Nathobuilds XB2 Option Parts
Nathobuilds has released two more chassis weights and a carbon wing riser for the XB2.
2021 1/12th Scale Italian Championships Round 4 Results
The 4th and final round of the 2021 Italian Championships for 12th scale classes took place in RC Landia (Scandiano) this past weekend. Click here to find the results for GT12 and LMP Modified.
The Bring The Heat Race Returns
he Saratoga-Flowood R/C family have taken R/C racing outside, and will host the rebirth of "Mississippi 's Hottest Off-Road R/C Race of the Year", Bring The Heat, Oct 29-31, 2021!
New Speedzone RC Shorty LiPo Packs
Speedzone RC has released new 1S and 2S shorty packs for competition racing applications.
New Reds Racing Flywheel Puller and Glow Plug Wrench
Reds Racing has released a new flywheel puller and glow plug multi-wrench for nitro enthusiasts.
2021 Schumacher Outdoor Off-Road Masters Final Results
This past weekend was the fifth and final round of the fantastic SOOM series 2021, check out the final round results and the series results here.
New J&T Bearing Co. Servos
J&T Bearing Co's new line of 1/8 servos will drop this December along with their line of batteries.
The Unprofessionals: The 2021 United States Ebuggy Ranking List
We decided to take the time to compile a list of just 2021 Ebuggy main events in the United States to rank the drivers this year, check it out here.
New Ruddog 550 Brushed Crawler Motors
Made for all crawler enthusiast are the RUDDOG Crawler brushed motors. The popular 5-slot 550-size crawler motors are now available in three additional turn ratings 14T, 16T and 20T.
New Tekno NB48 2.0 Air Filters
Tekno RC is happy to announce the release of a new air filter for the successful NB48 2.0 Nitro Buggy.
New 1up Racing Premium Shock O-Rings
Get incredibly smooth shock action and lifespan with 1up Racing Premium Shock X-Rings.
Industry Analytics: Weekly Stats [9/22 - 9/29]
September has had a consistent weekly entry amount of 9,500+ in our Livetime System. Check out what racers were racing this week. #IndustryAnayltics
New Reds Racing Multi-Function Hex Tool Set
Reds Racing has released a 4 piece multi-function hex tool set from 1.5mm-3.0mm that can be used with a 1/4 inch drive.
2021 French 1/10th Scale Nationals Results
This weekend was the last round of the French championship in Fenouillet. Ben Mohamed Noha swept both 2wd and 4wd on the weekend.
New JConcepts DR/SR/RB Aluminum Steering Rack and Bell-Cranks
JConcepts has the steering system on the DR10, SR10, and RB10 covered with an all new light-weight, aluminum steering bellcrank assembly as well as a new aluminum steering rack.
2021 TOS Outdoor Season Finale Results
The final outdoor TOS race of the season took place this past weekend in Munster, check out the results here.
New T-Saxo Rear Ball Differential Set
Following the launch of the new GT-500-V2, ,a 1/10 rear wheel drive electric on-road touring car, Team Saxo has launched a rear ball differential set.
Adam Drake Talks 1/8th Scale Electric Clutch Setups [VIDEO]
Mugen Seiki Racing's Adam Drake talks about the electric clutch setup he uses on his MBX8Eco buggy.
Talk It Up Tuesday: Jared Tebo 2021
This year has been an interesting one for Jared Tebo with a couple of different developments with sponsors mixed with wins at the highest level. Check out what he has been up to lately. #TalkItUpTuesday
New Medium Sized Monaco Bag
Monaco RC has released a new blue and black medium sized hard shell bag for batteries and tools.
Gotzl is 2021 Czech National Champion
The last round of 1/8 off-road 2021 Czech Nationals took a place last weekend in MaxLand, Horni Jeleni. Find the results from the last round and the overall.
New Ong Brand Chassis Weights
Davide Ongaro has released 2 new brass chassis weights under the Ong brand.
2021 BRCA TC National Finals Results
The final 2021 BRCA Touring Car National took place at the weekend at the awesome Bedworth track in the Midlands.
2022 Indy RC World Ice Breaker Announcement
Check out the date and first bit of information about the 2022 Ice Breaker at Indy RC World.
New Pro-Line Racing Pontiac GTO Drag Body
Pro-Line is proud to introduce the iconic 1970 Pontiac GTO clear body to the no-prep drag racing scene.
New Agama Prototype Buggy Spotted [VIDEO]
Nemo Racing has released footage of a new prototype Agama Racing buggy with the shocks seemingly oriented horizontally, a direction not often seen in 1/8th scale buggy racing.
New T-Saxo GT-500-V2 1/10th Scale Pan Car
The latest from Team Saxo, GT500-V2, is a 1/10 rear wheel drive electric on-road touring car.
New HB Racing Fuel Stick and Bottle
HB Racing has released a new fuel stick as well as a new fuel bottle for racing applications.
New Wallie Builds and JTPRC Edition Nitro Pro Servos
Wallie Builds and JTPRC have teamed up with Nitro Pro to offer new servo options.
New Reedy Pro Glow Igniter
Reedy's Pro Glow Igniter is now available.
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