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December 21, 2015
Top Gun Shootout Victories For Team Associated

Top Gun Shootout Victories For Team Associated

Category: Race Results

For the first time at its new location, SD/RC Raceway hosted the 4th annual Team Associated Top Gun Shootout. As one of the final races on the calendar, the event drew competitors from as far as New York looking to partake in the casual, yet competitive event. With the...

December 21, 2015
AE takes 4 at the Team Associated Gold Coast Indoor Masters

AE takes 4 at the Team Associated Gold Coast Indoor Masters

Category: Race Results

Last weekend I went to Gold Coast RC Raceway in Queensland, Australia, for the Team Associated Gold Coast Indoor Masters. This year was the fourth year for the event, but only my second year in attendance, so I was looking forward to competing again.

The indoor clay track was in pretty good shape as...

December 21, 2015
Team Associated and Reedy Dominate Victorian Drivers Series Down Under

Team Associated and Reedy Dominate Victorian Drivers Series Down Under

Category: Race Results

The Victorian Drivers series is one of the biggest in Australia and 2015 was the biggest yet, with over 480 entries received for four rounds of 1:10 electric outdoor dirt racing in Victoria, South Eastern Australia. Running from April through November, the series finished with the Keilor Cup, with over...

December 21, 2015
New Parts for the #30120 TC7 Kit

New Parts for the #30120 TC7 Kit

Category: Latest Products

This listing includes standard and optional parts for the #30120 TC7 Factory Team kit. Available January 2016.

December 17, 2015
NEW! Factory Team Pinion Gears

NEW! Factory Team Pinion Gears

Category: Latest Products

Replace your standard pinion gears with these lightweight, hard-anodized versions for slight weight savings, quicker identification, and longer life. Available late Jan. 2016.

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,...

December 16, 2015
Shay cashes in at the Run for the Riches 3 with his RC8B3

Shay cashes in at the Run for the Riches 3 with his RC8B3

Category: Race Results

This weekend the Run for the Riches 3 race was held in Knoxville, TN at the ROCCK. The event drew in more than 150 entries, and everything ran super smooth. Practice was held on Friday, while qualifiers and mains were on Saturday. I ran in the Pro Buggy and Pro...

December 16, 2015
Myron's TC6.2 takes VTA at the Christmas Shootout

Myron's TC6.2 takes VTA at the Christmas Shootout

Category: Race Results

This past Sunday CICR (Columbus Indiana Carpet Racing) held its Christmas Shootout On-road event. The track features 40 x 84' CRC Fasttrak carpet, MyLaps scoring, raised driver platform, comfortable pit spots, friendly staff, as well as an onsite hobby shop with snack bar. The event attracted racers from all over...

December 16, 2015
New! Lightweight Pillow Balls for the RC8B3 and RC8B3e

New! Lightweight Pillow Balls for the RC8B3 and RC8B3e

Category: Latest Products

The #81068 aluminum pillow balls are a direct replacement for the standard steel versions (#81067) supplied with the RC8B3 and RC8B3e kits.

Aluminum pillow balls reduce un-sprung mass in the front steering block assembly, resulting in a more aggressive steering feel. Perfect for smooth track conditions with high grip levels.

December 11, 2015
The Hotel Huntington Beach - Host for Reedy Race

The Hotel Huntington Beach - Host for Reedy Race

Category: Announcements

The Reedy Race is pleased to announce that the Hotel Huntington Beach has returned as the host hotel for the 2016 Reedy International Off-Road Race of Champions. Nestled in the heart of Surf City USA, The Hotel Huntington Beach combines a relaxed and modern SoCal atmosphere with the quality...

December 11, 2015
NEW! Factory Team CVAs for the RC8B3 and RC8B3e

NEW! Factory Team CVAs for the RC8B3 and RC8B3e

Category: Latest Products

Team Associated Factory Team CVA sets for the RC8B3 and RC8B3e can be used as a tuning option to the universals that come standard in the kits. The CVA assemblies will provide a more aggressive steering feeling, perfect for use on smoother track surfaces.

The aluminum axle option #81327 can be used for further...

December 11, 2015
NEW! Factory Team Rear Hubs for the RC8B3 and RC8B3e

NEW! Factory Team Rear Hubs for the RC8B3 and RC8B3e

Category: Latest Products

These Factory Team Rear Hubs include inserts for adjusting the axle height of the RC8B3 and RC8B3e. The inserts give three settings to choose from. The lowest setting will make turns easier to drive through, though slower. The highest setting will make the buggy turn more quickly.

The kit universal axles will fit the #81077 Factory Team...

December 10, 2015
New! RC10TC7 Factory Team Kit

New! RC10TC7 Factory Team Kit

Category: Latest Products

Team Associated is proud to release its next generation of 1:10 scale 4WD electric touring car, the RC10TC7 FT, our most refined kit to date!

The touring car racing class has matured to a competition level higher than ever before, and the engineers behind the doors of Area 51 have...

December 7, 2015
Team Associated takes Finnish Touring Nationals Round 1

Team Associated takes Finnish Touring Nationals Round 1

Category: Race Results

First round of Finnish 1/10 Touring Nationals was held this past weekend at the Fullspeed RC raceway in Helsinki. The track was small and challenging. From the first qualifying round, Karri Salmela showed the pace for the day with his Reedy-powered Associated TC6.2, taking it over 2 seconds from Henry...

December 7, 2015
Patrick Hofer wins MRTO Challenge Race in Altnau, Switzerland

Patrick Hofer wins MRTO Challenge Race in Altnau, Switzerland

Category: Race Results

150 drivers from Switzerland, Germany and Austria went to the MRTO Challenge Race in Altnau, Switzerland November 21-22, 2015.

The track was built inside a sport hall with high traction carpet and different jumps.

Patrick raced in all three classes - 2WD Buggy, 4WD Buggy, and 2WD Truck. Patrick set...

December 6, 2015
Patrick Hofer Sweeps Indoor Dirt Race!

Patrick Hofer Sweeps Indoor Dirt Race!

Category: Race Results

This year's Indoor Dirt Race was inside a sport hall. With 150 drivers, this three-day event was fully booked.

Patrick attended the event and competed in all three categories - 2WD Buggy, 4WD Buggy, and 2WD Truck. Patrick raced 2WD Truck for the first time.

Patrick set his Team Associated B5M buggy and T5M truck...

December 3, 2015
Blake Blows Away 3 at the Black Saturday Blowout

Blake Blows Away 3 at the Black Saturday Blowout

Category: Race Results

Team Associated driver Chris Rakus and Blake Boggs attended the Black Saturday Blowout at Radioactive Raceway in Wingo, Kentucky. Blake raced 1:10 Mod 2WD Buggy, 1:10 4WD Buggy, and 1:8 Ebuggy. Chris raced 1:10 Mod 2WD and 1:8 Ebuggy. With 120 entries in the one-day event, we ran Rocket Round...

December 3, 2015
NEW! Reedy Sonic 540-M3 Short Stack 10.5 and 21.5 Motors

NEW! Reedy Sonic 540-M3 Short Stack 10.5 and 21.5 Motors

Category: Latest Products

Due to popular demand, short stack 10.5 and 21.5 versions of Reedy's Sonic 540-M3 are now in stock and available for immediate delivery!

A competition-proven short stack stator, wound with pure copper magnet wire and low-resistance collector rings, walks the edge of legality in exchange for maximum power output and...

December 3, 2015
RC8B3 and RC8B3e Kit Bundle - bundle and save!

RC8B3 and RC8B3e Kit Bundle - bundle and save!

Category: Latest Products

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...

December 2, 2015
Daimon Borkowicz and Team Associated Sweep the 2015 GIC

Daimon Borkowicz and Team Associated Sweep the 2015 GIC

Category: Race Results

Once again HotshotRC Raceway in Marietta, GA played host to the 2nd Annual Georgia Indoor Championships November 14-15, 2015. The track is roughly 90' x 65' and was beautifully manicured, hard packed, pure Georgia red clay. The track started out a little slick for practice, but local Team Associated driver...