Announcements News

September 23, 2016
Back in Stock: XP LED Aluminum Light Bars and ESS-ONE+ Sound System

Back in Stock: XP LED Aluminum Light Bars and ESS-ONE+ Sound System

Category: Announcements

XP LED Aluminum Light BarsAdd to your night-time driving fun with these plug-and-play XP Light Bars. With 5-LED, 7-LED, and 10-LED light bars, there's one that fits your vehicle.

XP LED Aluminum Light Bars Features...

September 23, 2016
Back in Stock and Shipping: RC8T3e Team Kit

Back in Stock and Shipping: RC8T3e Team Kit

Category: Announcements

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

Team Associated has taken all of the performance engineering developed for the RC8B3, RC8B3e, and RC8T3 Team kits and used the data to complete the family of 1:8 off road vehicles with our new brushless powered RC8T3e Team Kit!

The RC8T3e Team Kit was developed based on the RC8T3...

September 16, 2016
RC10.com only: RC10 Classic Kit

RC10.com only: RC10 Classic Kit

Category: Announcements

Available on RC10.com only

After literally circling the globe, with a layover in Europe and major negotiating (aka begging) by our Sales Manager for the opportunity to buy these back, a small quantity of the RC10 Classic kits have returned to Team Associated. Limited to quantities on hand. Get yours...

September 16, 2016
Back in Stock: Reedy 1216-C2 Dual AC/DC Competition Balance Charger

Back in Stock: Reedy 1216-C2 Dual AC/DC Competition Balance Charger

Category: Announcements

Back in Stock and Shipping!

Thanks to a high-performance microprocessor and specialized operating software, the 1216-C2 is versatile, easy to use, and incorporates many advanced features to make it the perfect charging solution for hobbyists, casual enthusiasts, or hardcore racers.

Simultaneous charging of two LiPo/LiFe/LiIo/NiMH/NiCd/Pb batteries at up to 12A...

August 29, 2016
Flying Cars feature film to showcase Team Associated RC Cars

Flying Cars feature film to showcase Team Associated RC Cars

Category: Announcements

You know all those films you've seen about RC cars that frequently hit the independent film market? Yeah, neither do we.

But some exciting news has come our way! Writer/director Dave Hill and producer Trenton Waterson have wrapped their shoot of Flying Cars, the first feature film highlighting RC car...

August 26, 2016
2017 Reedy International Off-Road Race of Champions Announced

2017 Reedy International Off-Road Race of Champions Announced

Category: Announcements

With three solid years of hosting the Reedy Race under its belt, OCRC remains the "Home of the Reedy Race" and the event continues to grow in popularity and prestige. On many racers' "Bucket List," the atmosphere and intensity of the race draws spectators and fans in from around the...

August 12, 2016
2016 Reedy Outdoor Off Road Championships!

2016 Reedy Outdoor Off Road Championships!

Category: Announcements

Reedy is pleased to announce the second annual Reedy Outdoor Off-Road Championships hosted by Hot Rod Hobbies in Saugus, CA November 18 - 20. With an old school feel and watered track, the event made its debut last year to the praise of many.

Come join Team Associated and others at this unique event...

August 11, 2016
Factory Team Upgrades for Your 1:18 Apex, Reflex, and Rival!

Factory Team Upgrades for Your 1:18 Apex, Reflex, and Rival!

Category: Announcements

Hop up your new 1:18 scale Apex Touring, Reflex Buggy, or Rival Monster Truck with these Factory Team upgrades to strengthen, lighten, or trick out your ride!...

June 28, 2016
Improved V2 Diff Shimming Method

Improved V2 Diff Shimming Method

Category: Announcements

After several weeks of testing and racing the 1:8 scale V2 diffs, our engineering team has found a setup that improves the consistency and length of time between rebuilds of the V2 differentials.

This improvement applies to the Team Associated RC8T3, RC8T3e and to any optional V2 differentials that were...

May 18, 2016
Media Coverage for the 2016 Reedy International TC Race of Champions

Media Coverage for the 2016 Reedy International TC Race of Champions

Category: Announcements

The Reedy Race is pleased to announce that LiveRC.com and RedRC.net will provide coverage of the 2016 Reedy International Touring Car Race of Champions!

LiveRC.com will be providing a live timing and scoring feed, moving cameras, and announcing by world-famous Scotty Ernst. RedRC.net will be posting timely news, insights, results,...

May 2, 2016
Manufacturers' Championship added to 2016 Reedy TC Race of Champions

Manufacturers' Championship added to 2016 Reedy TC Race of Champions

Category: Announcements

The Reedy Race is excited to announce the creation of a Manufacturers' Championship for the 2016 Reedy International Touring Car Race of Champions!

The rules are simple: the points from the highest two placing Invitational class drivers from each chassis manufacturer are combined to determine the Manufacturers' Champion. As long...

April 6, 2016
2016 Reedy International TC Race of Champions Spec Tire Selection

2016 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 2016 Reedy International Touring Car Race of Champions.

Lead test driver Rick Hohwart shared his thoughts about EVO-R 36: "On the recently resurfaced and now fully cured...

March 23, 2016
VOTE! Car Action 2016 Readers' Choice Awards Survey

VOTE! Car Action 2016 Readers' Choice Awards Survey

Category: Announcements

Vote for your favorites for the RC Car Action 2016 Readers' Choice Awards! ENTRY DEADLINE IS APRIL 1! Just go to https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/rchoice2016 and make your picks!

Here are our staff favorites:...

February 19, 2016
2016 Reedy International Touring Car Race of Champions Announcement

2016 Reedy International Touring Car Race of Champions Announcement

Category: Announcements

What started out many years ago as Mike Reedy's vision to showcase the world's best drivers in a format unlike any other ever used in RC racing, has grown to be one of the most anticipated and prestigious RC races in the world.

Reedy, Tamiya America, and Scotty Ernst Productions are proud to...

February 17, 2016
Team Associated welcomes Dan Hissam to the Engineering Team

Team Associated welcomes Dan Hissam to the Engineering Team

Category: Announcements

Team Associated is proud to announce the appointment of "Dyno" Dan Hissam to the engineering team.

Dan began his fascination with all things that move and make noise when he got his first dirt bike at age 8. That's when the wrenching began and he found his passion for taking...

February 8, 2016
Team Associated and Reedy Join Forces with the JBRL Series in 2016!

Team Associated and Reedy Join Forces with the JBRL Series in 2016!

Category: Announcements

Team Associated and Reedy are excited to join forces with Jimmy Babcock and the JBRL in 2016. Our drivers have enjoyed many years of racing success in the JBRL and together we have experienced first-hand what a great series Jimmy and his crew put on.

When the opportunity to step up and take on the...

February 4, 2016
Team Associated Looking to Defend 2015 Series Titles

Team Associated Looking to Defend 2015 Series Titles

Category: Announcements

The JConcepts Indoor National Series travels around the U.S. in a five-stop series with individual winners crowned at each event. The overall series champion is determined by the best three results of the entire series. In the 2015 series, Team Associated/Reedy drivers Michael Schoettler, Spencer Rivkin, Ayden Horne, and Allen...

January 29, 2016
Now shipping! RC8B3 and RC8B3e Kit Bundle - bundle and save!

Now shipping! RC8B3 and RC8B3e Kit Bundle - bundle and save!

Category: Announcements

Bundle and save! Why race one class, when you can race two? Team Associated is making it easier and more affordable to enjoy a full day of 1/8 scale racing. Sharing over 90% parts compatibility, the RC8B3 and RC8B3e are available for a limited time as a bundle for one...

January 15, 2016
Media Coverage -- 2016 Reedy International 1/12 Race of Champions

Media Coverage -- 2016 Reedy International 1/12 Race of Champions

Category: Announcements

The Reedy Race is excited to announce a partnership with RCRacing.TV to provide coverage of the 2016 Reedy International 1/12 Race of Champions!

RCRacing.TV will be featuring live video and scoring feeds as well as commentary beginning on Friday, January 15 and running continuously throughout the weekend. For those that...

December 16, 2015
2016 Reedy Race Control Tire Announcement

2016 Reedy Race Control Tire Announcement

Category: Announcements

The Reedy Race is pleased to announce that Pro-Line and JConcepts will continue to be the official tire and insert suppliers for the 22nd running of the Reedy International Off-Road Race of Champions.

With extensive testing from multiple vehicle manufacturers and with the assistance of representatives from the tire manufacturers,...