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Features

 

Inside the 4WD Champ Car – Racer gets their hands on the car that won five out of six BRCA 1:10 Off-Road 4WD National rounds in 2015 as we find out exactly what Lee Martin used and some of the trick parts fitted to the chassis.

Advantage Wood – The three latest rounds of the BRCA 1:8 On-Road National Championship was wins for Neal King, Mark Green and Kyle Branson, but it would be Mr Consistent Tim Wood who would take the title of title favourite going into the final two events.

Boots Wins and Takes Title – The pre-race favourite truly delivered at the final round of the BRCA 1:8 Off-Road National Championships. Despite letting his championship challenger Darren Bloomfield take TQ, it was Elliott Boots who would go on to win and take the series title for Kyosho.

LRP’s Orlowski Shines in 4WD Euros – The LRP team were in England to attend the EFRA 1:10 Off-Road European Championships whilst in Germany the LRP-HPI-Challenge finals took place. The latest column from Jurgen Lautenbach looks back at two great highlights of the season for LRP.

Our Guide to LiPo – Part one of our new three-part series of articles on LiPo sees Tom Stacey and Jamie Cole offer some help and advice on how best to look after your precious power packs. The latest battery technology offers huge advantages to the older stuff, but you have to take care of your packs.

Record Breaking Convoy – The Tamiya Truckin’ team set a new record at North Weald for the longest line of RC trucks end to end. Racer’s Joe Brown was there to get involved with one his own trucks, take some pictures and report back.

The Revival Returns – The Iconic RC and A1 Racing Club Revival Meeting is an annual vintage RC racing festival for charity. The Revival saw some serious competition this year, but the majority of entrants came for the festival element with the tantalising opportunity to put their treasures around the track and to socialise with like-minded vintage RC enthusiasts. John Weston reports on one of the best race weekends of the year.

Formula E – The latest full-size single seater class has many aspects in common with electric RC racing. Colin Spinner headed to Donington Park for the Formula E pre-season test and caught up with the latest updates to the eco-friendly racing class.

Tactical Manoeuvres – We put the new Tactic TTX300 2.4GHz steerwheel radio set to the test as we find out just how good a sub-£30 combo can be. The three-channel radio set comes with a neat receiver complete with internal aerial with looks that bely the low cost.

 

Reviews

 

Arrma Senton 6S BLX – Arrma’s new short course truck is part of their high power electric RTR brushless extreme series. Capable of extreme performance and a top speed of 60mph, the BLX series is designed to satiate even the most power hungry speed freaks amongst you as we found out.

RC4WD Gelande II – In the second part of our Gelande II build with Cruiser body set, we get to paint the body and fit a Warn winch as our model finally gets the parts necessary for us to take it outdoors and use it.

Maverick TimberWolf – The brand new Maverick TimberWolf is a 4WD short course truck designed to be fun, fast and durable. The modern and lightweight design is combined with powerful electronics, match with racing-style suspension and super-strong materials to ensure the handing and strength matches the speed and looks. We hit the race track with our review sample and loved it.

Price: £4.25
 
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