Team Associated News

July 30, 2012
Team Associated and the Lucas Oil Off Road Series Races Under the Lights at Glen Helen Raceway

Team Associated and the Lucas Oil Off Road Series Races Under the Lights at Glen Helen Raceway

Category: Lucas Oil Off-Road Racing Series

The greatest show on dirt returns to Southern California! The Lucas Oil Off Road Racing Series (LOORRS) will be back in action this weekend as the 2012 season continues for rounds 9 & 10 at Glen Helen Raceway! The series halfway point has come and gone and it's time for...

July 25, 2012
Kody Knudtson and Sean Maybell finish 1-2 in the Northwest Asphalt Challenge Series Finale!

Kody Knudtson and Sean Maybell finish 1-2 in the Northwest Asphalt Challenge Series Finale!

Category: Race Results

The finale of the 3-race Northwest Asphalt Challenge Series was hosted by Fasttrax NW on July 14.

In the Modified Touring class, Team Associated drivers Kody Knudtson and Sean Maybell each had a win going into this final event. The pair of Reedy-powered TC6.1's finished 1-2 in the double A-Main...

July 25, 2012
Kraig Krueger Wins Minnesota State Championships with his B4.1!

Kraig Krueger Wins Minnesota State Championships with his B4.1!

Category: Race Results

Electric off-road has regained its popularity and is definitely back in the upper Midwest. On July 6-8, the fastest drivers in Minnesota gathered in Starbuck to compete for an off-road state championship.

The largest class in the event was 2WD Modified. Qualifying positions jumped around through the four rounds of...

July 24, 2012
Fun in the Sun at the IA Davis County Fair

Fun in the Sun at the IA Davis County Fair

Category: Race Results

Davis Co. Fair, Bloomfield, IA. Corn dogs, clowns, rodeo and Demolition Derby. This year a couple of guys and I got together to put on what we called the RC Expo, where people could bring out their cars or they could drive a couple of demo cars, the SC10 RTR...

July 24, 2012
Gonzalo Cortes Wins Team Power Cup with his TC6.1!

Gonzalo Cortes Wins Team Power Cup with his TC6.1!

Category: Race Results

The first annual Team Powers Cup was held at the world-famous Norcal Hobbies facility on July 22, 2012. The track, which is home to the Reedy Touring Car Race of Champions, drew over 90 entries for the race. In addition to the traditional 17.5, 13.5, and Modified Touring Car classes,...

July 24, 2012
Hartson Leads Team Associated/Reedy/LRP to 7 Victories At Off Road Shootout

Hartson Leads Team Associated/Reedy/LRP to 7 Victories At Off Road Shootout

Category: Race Results

For the 15th year in a row, Hot Rod Hobbies in Saugus, CA played host to the Off Road Shootout. As has become the custom, racers were greeted with the desert heat and triple digit temperatures throughout the event. However, given the track layout, surface and competition it...

July 23, 2012
Team Associated's Justin Barcia Wins MX National in Washougal WA!

Team Associated's Justin Barcia Wins MX National in Washougal WA!

Category: Race Results

Congratulations to Team Associated's own Justin Barcia for winning the Lucas Oil Pro MX National last Saturday in Washougal WA! Justin currently sits second in the championship points with only eleven between him and first place.

With only four more races to go in 2012 MX season you can bet...

July 19, 2012
Flurer 3X Champ at Civil War Grand Slam

Flurer 3X Champ at Civil War Grand Slam

Category: Race Results

The Civil War Grand Slam is the hot bed for fast drivers throughout North and South Carolina. It's a four-race series splitting two races accross each state. Max Flurer set out in March to win all three electric classes, and he did so in dominating fashion. The best three of...

July 18, 2012
Six Victories For Team Associated at the JConcepts Summer Indoor Nationals

Six Victories For Team Associated at the JConcepts Summer Indoor Nationals

Category: Race Results

The third stop of the JConcepts Indoor National series made the trip to Outback Raceway in Chico, CA. The facility (otherwise known as A-Main Hobbies) is a 1:10 scale racers' paradise. The dirt surface is amazing, there is minimal tire wear, the layout was flowing, and the traction was hooked...

July 11, 2012
NEW! Vertical Caster Blocks and Spindle Assembly for the RC8.2, RC8T CE, and SC8.2e

NEW! Vertical Caster Blocks and Spindle Assembly for the RC8.2, RC8T CE, and SC8.2e

Category: Latest Products

Precision machined from 7075 aluminum, these 16° caster blocks and spindles have been tested and developed by Team Associated's top pilots to provide a more forgiving steering feel and improved suspension characteristics. Used to secure wins at countless events, including the Silver State Nitro Challenge, Alabama Manufacturers Shootout, and...

July 10, 2012
Under the Hood of Brian Kinwald's Factory Team SC10 4x4

Under the Hood of Brian Kinwald's Factory Team SC10 4x4 (has videos)

Category: Announcements

Brian Kinwald is a 2-time I.F.M.A.R. World Champion and has been back with Team Associated for a little over a year now. In that time, "The Dirtinator" has been working on his setups for all his Team Associated vehicles; however, one of his main focuses has been on the...

July 9, 2012
NEW! SC8.2e Ready-To-Run

NEW! SC8.2e Ready-To-Run

Category: Latest Products

The SC8.2e Ready-To-Run is in a Class of its Own!

1:8 Scale Ready-To-Run 4WD Electric Off Road Race Truck

Modeled after Robby Wood's short-course race truck as raced in the Lucas Oil Off Road Racing Series, the SC8.2e RTR takes the next evolutionary step in Team Associated's 1:8 scale short-course...

July 9, 2012
NEW! RC8.2e Race-Spec: Ready-To-Run Performance Redefined!

NEW! RC8.2e Race-Spec: Ready-To-Run Performance Redefined!

Category: Latest Products

1:8 Scale Ready-To-Run 4WD Electric Off Road Race Buggy

The RC8.2e has already been proven as a winner after TQ'ing and winning the 2011 Sidewinder Nitro Explosion in the capable hands of Ryan Cavalieri. With the RC8.2e RS RTR you can now have this high level of performance in a...

July 7, 2012
Hartson Cleans Up At JBRL Electric Round #5

Hartson Cleans Up At JBRL Electric Round #5

Category: Race Results

This year round #5 of the Electric JBRL was held at Controlled Chaos Raceway in Palmdale, CA. There were 2 rounds of qualifying using the single fastest round with a single main event all run on Saturday.

Open practice was on Friday to practice for the event. Surprisingly there were...

July 6, 2012
Ryan Maifield TQs at ROAR 1:8 Fuel Off Road Nationals

Ryan Maifield TQs at ROAR 1:8 Fuel Off Road Nationals

Category: Race Results

It's never easy being the target. Team Associated entered the 2012 ROAR 1:8 Fuel Off Road National Championship as both the defending Buggy and Truggy National Champions. In Buggy it was Ryan Cavalieri who carried the National Championship and Ryan Maifield that carried the Truggy National Championship.

As the weekend unfolded, the team found themselves with numerous...

July 6, 2012
Ryan Cavalieri Takes Round 1 of Nationals Championship Series

Ryan Cavalieri Takes Round 1 of Nationals Championship Series

Category: Race Results

Later this year, West Coast R/C Raceway will host the 2012 ROAR Super Nationals. In preparation, they are hosting the Nationals Championship Series over the next six weeks.

160+ entries showed up for round 1 of the series and it was Team Associated's Ryan Cavalieri took the TQ and...

July 6, 2012
New Apparel Sizes for Stencil Ts!

New Apparel Sizes for Stencil Ts!

Category: Latest Products

Ton Jones, of Auction Hunters on Spike TV, is wild about the Associated T-shirts!...

July 3, 2012
Kinwald and Smith Score at the Short Course Showdown Nationwide Tour Round 4

Kinwald and Smith Score at the Short Course Showdown Nationwide Tour Round 4

Category: Race Results

Short course is the hottest thing in RC. Specific short course events are being held around the country on a regular basis. The scale fundamentals of short-course trucks make for some of the most competitive, fun, fender-rubbing competition in RC racing!

130+ entries filled the recently renovated Tacoma R/C Raceway for...

June 30, 2012
NEW! Reedy 4100mAh 65C Competition 7.4V Shorty LiPo Battery!

NEW! Reedy 4100mAh 65C Competition 7.4V Shorty LiPo Battery!

Category: Latest Products

Reedy's 4100mAh 65C Shorty LiPo is intended solely for racers! Its compact size allows racers to optimize their setups by altering their vehicle's weight distribution. And its reduced weight means more acceleration and improved jumping ability.

Winning race setups are a combination of handling and power. A 65C rating and...

June 29, 2012
4 Team Associated Victories in the ROAR Region 5 Championships!

4 Team Associated Victories in the ROAR Region 5 Championships!

Category: Race Results

Team Associated dominated the recent ROAR Region 5 Championships held at EN Hobbies in Columbus, Ohio. The indoor track provided good grip, a fun and challenging layout, and a much-welcomed air-conditioned room to stay out of the 90-degree Midwest summer!

In 4WD Buggy, Greg Niklas took his TQ position and...