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April 25, 2017
New Parts for the RC8B3.1 and RC8B3.1e Team Kits

New Parts for the RC8B3.1 and RC8B3.1e Team Kits

Category: Latest Products

Click on the button below to download the PDF of all the new parts being released for the Team Kits. List only, no photos.

Parts available May 2017.

Or click below to visit the Team Kit pages to view the complete lists of parts.

April 21, 2017
Team Associated's Davide Ongaro Wins NEO17

Team Associated's Davide Ongaro Wins NEO17

Category: Race Results

Easter weekend means many things, but to those who are at the top of 1:8 off road it means NEO weekend. For the 12th year in a row racers gathered from around the world to compete at the event dubbed "The Indoor Worlds." Hosted by the popular website neobuggy.net, NEO17...

April 20, 2017
NEW! FT Graphite ESC Plate and Hub Inserts

NEW! FT Graphite ESC Plate and Hub Inserts

Category: Latest Products

NEW! FT Graphite ESC Plate

This #91754 ESC plate is a Factory Team lightweight option that provides for easy installation and removal of electronics for easy chassis cleanup.

April 20, 2017
2017 Reedy International TC Race of Champions Spec Tire Selection

2017 Reedy International TC Race of Champions Spec Tire Selection

Category: Announcements

The Reedy Race is proud to announce that the Sweep EXP EVO-R 36 (EXP36RPP) has been chosen as the spec tire for the 2017 Reedy International Touring Car Race of Champions.

This is the same tire that has been used since the event's return to Tamiya in 2014. And for...

April 18, 2017
NEW! XP F6 Red LED Tail Light

NEW! XP F6 Red LED Tail Light

Category: Latest Products

This 5mm blinking red LED tail light is a direct fit into the RC10F6 rear wing. Plug and play lighting!...

April 6, 2017
Podium Finish for Team Associated F6 Debut!

Podium Finish for Team Associated F6 Debut!

Category: Race Results

This past Friday and Saturday I traveled to Springfield, OH to compete in the first Nobody's Fool Trophy Race. The event was a first for promoter Von Perry and Access Hobbies. It was more laid back and had a sense of "kiddie" feel. That might be due to it also...

April 6, 2017
NEW! Factory Team Aluminum Clamping Servo Horns

NEW! Factory Team Aluminum Clamping Servo Horns

Category: Latest Products

For 1:10 Touring Cars

Made for 6-series off-road vehicles, these 7075 T6 aluminum clamping servo horns come with a large M2.5 screw and laser-etched spline size for positive identification. The 15.5mm length provides smoother steering response.

April 4, 2017
New! Shims Now Packaged by Thickness

New! Shims Now Packaged by Thickness

Category: Latest Products

Aluminum Ballstud Washers

These small outside diameter shims common for on-road are now available separately. A new 0.5mm thickness has been added! Great for all 1:10 scale vehicles.

April 3, 2017
The Power is Yours!

The Power is Yours!

Category: Latest Products

Take your pick: Nitro, Electric, or both!

Same Race-winning design on two chassis.

H.T.C. (High Torque Capacity) differentials offer increased fluid capacity and a more consistent feel lap after lap. See more features below!...

March 31, 2017
Team Associated / Reedy Sweep Modified Buggy Classes at Round 1 Victorian Drivers Series

Team Associated / Reedy Sweep Modified Buggy Classes at Round 1 Victorian Drivers Series

Category: Race Results

Mark Rogers in 2WD and Ray Munday in 4WD led Team Associated and Reedy to a sweep of the Modified Buggy classes in Round 1 of the Victorian Drivers Series in Australia. Held in the regional town of Wodonga, over 90 entries raced on the fantastic red clay outdoor track...

March 30, 2017
Haatanen with Breakout Performance at EOS #4

Haatanen with Breakout Performance at EOS #4 (has videos)

Category: Race Results

Team Associated's young Finnish star Joona Haatanen had quite a weekend at round 4 of the European Off-Road Series at the brand new Arena33 facility in Andernach, Germany. Taking the overall top qualifying position in 2WD with his Reedy-powered B6, the former Reedy Race 2WD Open class champion fought hard...

March 28, 2017
Hebert Wins Canadian Nationals!

Hebert Wins Canadian Nationals!

Category: Race Results

The 2017 Canadian Nationals once again returned to the Seaway Mall in Welland, Ontario for what has become one of the biggest on-road competitions in North America. An enlarged track in a closed department store within the mall housed a huge 120' x 60' surface and a record 462 entries!...

March 27, 2017
New! RC8B3.1 Nitro Team Kit

New! RC8B3.1 Nitro Team Kit

Category: Latest Products

1:8 Scale Nitro 4WD Off Road Competition Buggy Kit

In the hyper-competitive world of 1:8 scale nitro off road racing one has to evolve and adapt or get left in the dust. Knowing this fact well, the engineers of Area 51 designed the RC8B3.1 Team Kit to be a winner...

March 27, 2017
NEW! RC8B3.1e Electric Team Kit

NEW! RC8B3.1e Electric Team Kit

Category: Latest Products

1:8 Scale Electric 4WD Off Road Competition Buggy Kit

Team Associated has taken the same performance engineering and developed found in the RC8B3.1 nitro buggy and used that data to create the new brushless-powered RC8B3.1e Team Kit!

Answering the demands of the fastest-growing 1:8 scale e-buggy racing class, the RC8B3.1e...

March 23, 2017
McBride claims 7th National Championship in a row at Australian Nationals Round 1

McBride claims 7th National Championship in a row at Australian Nationals Round 1

Category: Race Results

Last weekend I attended the first round of the Australian Nationals, held at a track run by the South District Model Car Club (SDMCC) down in Adelaide, South Australia. This weekend I would be running my RC8T3 and my RC8B3 for four rounds of qualifying and then into the semi-final...

March 23, 2017
Hofer Wins Season Opening at Butschwil GP

Hofer Wins Season Opening at Butschwil GP

Category: Race Results

It was an awesome weekend for Team Associated at the international Bütschwil GP, held in Switzerland. BC Hornets put on a good event with over 100 drivers from Switzerland, Germany, Austria, Italy, Portugal, and others racing on its challenging indoor dirt track.

Factory Driver Patrick Höfer showed off his RC8B3 on the...

March 21, 2017
Zsolt wins Romania Indoor Challenge with his B6D

Zsolt wins Romania Indoor Challenge with his B6D

Category: Race Results

This was the first race at our new indoor race track here in Tg-Mures Transilvania. We had about 35 racers from around the country for the first race, battling in four classes. Fxmodells/ Fxracing driver Jako Zsolt won the 13.5T 2WD Buggy class with his Team Associated B6D. He dominated...

March 20, 2017
Hohwart TQs and Wins CTS Round 2

Hohwart TQs and Wins CTS Round 2

Category: Race Results

The 2017 California Touring Series round 2 (CTS2) visited Freedom Park Raceway in Camarillo for the second round of the championship. A healthy turnout of over 100 entries (27 in Modified TC alone) were on hand at the historic facility which has been in operation for over 30 years! Series...

March 17, 2017
Team Associated takes 9 wins at the JBRL Electric series, round 1

Team Associated takes 9 wins at the JBRL Electric series, round 1

Category: Race Results

Team Associated had a terrific showing in round 1 of the JBRL electric series. Coyote Hobbies in Victorville, CA, is a great facility with caring owners who worked very hard to keep their track in the best condition.

On Saturday we started off with two rounds of qualifying. After both...

March 17, 2017
New Parts for the B64 and B64D

New Parts for the B64 and B64D

Category: Race Results

B64 FT Aluminum Steering Rack

Strengthen your front steering assembly with the B64 Aluminum Steering Rack. Now in machined aluminum for increased durability.