Team Associated News

September 8, 2010
Reedy International Offroad Race of Champions Returns to U.S. Soil

Reedy International Offroad Race of Champions Returns to U.S. Soil

Category: Announcements

Lake Forest, CA - Few men in any industry are considered "Pioneers." However, ask anyone who was around R/C cars in the late 1970s and every one of them will say that they know Mike Reedy. Mike's kind heart and passion for racing endeared him to anyone he came into...

August 30, 2010
Team Associated Launches New Web Site

Team Associated Launches New Web Site

Category: Announcements

Team Associated is launching a web site makeover to better meet the needs of our customers and the general RC community. The new version of the web site has been completely retooled from the ground up without losing any of its speed and reliability.

We’ve tuned it up with more videos and wallpapers, new...

August 27, 2010
BRCA Victory for TC6

BRCA Victory for TC6

Category: Race Results

Olly Jeffries gave the new Team Associated TC6 its maiden win at Round 4 of the 2010 BRCA Nationals. The UK National Series is a highly competitive five-race series featuring some of Europe's best drivers on challenging tracks that test both drivers and equipment. In such a competitive series, the...

August 26, 2010
Cavalieri and Maifield Claim ROAR National Championships For Team Associated B44 and SC10

Cavalieri and Maifield Claim ROAR National Championships For Team Associated B44 and SC10

Category: Race Results

Set amongst the cornfields of Joliet, Illinois, Leisure Hours R/C Raceway hosted the 2010 ROAR 1:10 Electric Offroad National Championships. Not a stranger to hosting large events, the Leisure Hours crew scaled down their massive outdoor dirt track to create an open and challenging layout to crown a National Champion.

August 23, 2010
V2 Stamped Multi-Tool

V2 Stamped Multi-Tool

Category: Latest Products

This standard Multi-Tool can be used for assembling, disassembling, and adjusting multiple parts for your 1:10 scale vehicles.

1 Holds new V2 shock bodies

2 Holds shock caps

3 Holds 1/8" turnbuckles

4 Holds 5mm AE ball cup hex

5 Holds 3/16" shock bushings...

August 18, 2010
RC10B4.1 RTR 2.4GHz (Brushless) - Due Next Week!

RC10B4.1 RTR 2.4GHz (Brushless) - Due Next Week!

Category: Announcements

Team Associated’s RC10B4 has been proven as a world-class competition buggy with four consecutive IFMAR Worlds Championships and five ROAR National Championships. Equally important are the countless club and regional events that the B4 continues to win.

Designed by the winningest name in R/C, Team Associated now brings you this...

August 16, 2010
Factory Team 2WD Offroad Rear Ballast Weight

Factory Team 2WD Offroad Rear Ballast Weight

Category: Latest Products

Fits SC10 FT, B4.1 FT, T4.1 FT, SC10 2.4 GHz RTR.

17g Zinc alloy cast weight for more rearward weight bias.

Mates with #7487 arm mount for a completely captured fit with the chassis. Weight and mounts retrofit B4, T4, SC10 kits.

August 11, 2010
Andy Castellini TQs and wins Electric Buggy and Nitro Truggy!

Andy Castellini TQs and wins Electric Buggy and Nitro Truggy!

Category: Race Results

Over the weekend of August 7-8, Hobby Hut Raceway in Audubon, PA, hosted the 5th round of the ROAR Region 2 Pro-Series. Team Associated driver Andy Castellini captured the 1:8 Electric Buggy TQ and 1:8 Nitro Truggy TQ. Having secured the top grid spot, he vindicates his TQ runs by...

August 9, 2010
2WD German Nationals - Jorn Neumann National Champ

2WD German Nationals - Jorn Neumann National Champ

Category: Race Results

The legendary RC10B4 is dominating the German Electric Category since it's release and this year's Nationals was no exception. Both titles - Modified and Stock were conquered in impressive style by Team Associated drivers. But if that were not enough, in the highly competitive Modified class the B4 took the...

August 9, 2010
Steven Hartson and Jason Ruona clean up at the first annual Summer Indoor Nationals

Steven Hartson and Jason Ruona clean up at the first annual Summer Indoor Nationals

Category: Race Results

Outback Raceway hosted the first annual JConcepts Summer Indoor Nationals at the brand new, state-of-the-art R/C facility in Chico, California. With an air-conditioned pit area, fully stocked adjacent hobby store, and friendly staff, Outback has turned into the new hot facility in Northern California. A strong turn-out in 2WD Modified...

August 8, 2010
UKMicroX 2010

UKMicroX 2010

Category: Race Results

On Sunday August 8, sixty-two drivers took part in the first-ever "free entry" micro RC event of its kind, the UKMicroX 2010.

The idea behind the event organized by myself, Cris Oxley (UK-MicroRC forum owner and BRCA Micro Chairman), was to be different from the rest of the race meetings...

July 30, 2010

Manufacturers Agree to Limited Selection of Tires for 2010 ROAR 1:10 Electric Offroad Nationals

Category: Announcements

In 2005, ROAR announced that it would discontinue the spec tire rule for the modified classes at the Electric Offroad Nationals. For the past 4 years the major car manufacturers have used a gentleman's agreement to continue the control tire rule.

The driving force behind this decision is the cost associated...

July 29, 2010
Team Associated dominates the championships in both 1/10 EP Off Road classes in Greece under the great support of RC Hobby Athens!

Team Associated dominates the championships in both 1/10 EP Off Road classes in Greece under the great support of RC Hobby Athens!

Category: Race Results

In 4WD Class, our Team driver Kostas Zacharopoulos smashed the competition with his Team Associated B44, powered by Reedy batteries and Ansmann Racing Electronics, and equipped with JConcepts tires. He made the TQ and won two out of three Finals to proudly add one more title to Team Associated's and...

July 28, 2010
JR Mitch and Jason Ruona clean up Pro Buggy at R/C Pro State Series round 4

JR Mitch and Jason Ruona clean up Pro Buggy at R/C Pro State Series round 4

Category: Race Results

WOW Raceway in Clermont, FL hosted round 4 of the popular R/C Pro State Series. With a competitive crowd and packed pit area, Florida racers were once again ready to go, putting in the late hours and heavy wrenching for a shot at Saturday glory. With 100-degree weather throughout the...

July 19, 2010
Cavalieri Takes 2WD and 4WD; Maifield dominant in Expert Short Course at Offroad Shootout

Cavalieri Takes 2WD and 4WD; Maifield dominant in Expert Short Course at Offroad Shootout

Category: Race Results

Traditionally, the Hot Rod Hobbies Offroad Shootout has been a major event on the electric offroad series and this year was no different. The racers were greeted with a great track layout that was fair and had a wide range of obstacles from rollers, to triples, step-downs, step-ups and elevation...

July 6, 2010
RC10B4.1 Factory Team Kit

RC10B4.1 Factory Team Kit

Category: Latest Products

The B4 platform is undefeated on a world level since its release in 2003, winning four I.F.M.A.R. World Championships (2003- Billy Easton; 2005- Neil Cragg; 2007- Hayato Matsuzaki; 2009- Martin Achter). The B4 has also carried Ryan Cavalieri to four straight R.O.A.R National Championships in Modified Buggy. With an unprecedented...

July 6, 2010
RC10T4.1 Factory Team Kit

RC10T4.1 Factory Team Kit

Category: Latest Products

7-Time R.O.A.R. National Champion!

Since its release in 2003, the RC10T4 remains undefeated on a national level, having won seven consecutive ROAR National Championships. Driven by this continuing success, our designers in Area 51 spent countless hours refining the T4 to meet the demands of today’s LiPo batteries and brushless...

July 2, 2010
Supercross Champion Ryan Dungey Presented  With Rockstar/Makita/Suzuki SC10

Supercross Champion Ryan Dungey Presented With Rockstar/Makita/Suzuki SC10

Category: Announcements

Lakewood, CO – In celebration of his outstanding rookie Supercross season, Team Associated presented Rockstar/Makita/Suzuki’s Ryan Dungey with a custom SC10 based upon the popular Rockstar/Makita SC10 Brushless RTR (#7044). Team Manager Brent Thielke made the trip to Thunder Valley Motocross Park for the 5th round of the Lucas Oil...

June 30, 2010
Tradardi Jr. Rains on Parade at National Championship 2010 with his RC8B

Tradardi Jr. Rains on Parade at National Championship 2010 with his RC8B

Category: Race Results

During practice on Friday 6/11, Team Manager Renato Tradardi (father) and mechanic Mr. Juan Forti created an excellent setup, which was distributed to all RC8B team drivers at the La Lagunita track in Caracas, Venezuela. Little did we know that only a short time later we'd have to throw it...

June 23, 2010
SC8e Ready-To-Run Brushless 1:8 Scale Electric 4WD Off Road Short-Course Truck

SC8e Ready-To-Run Brushless 1:8 Scale Electric 4WD Off Road Short-Course Truck

Category: Latest Products

The SC8e RTR survives a grueling 375 mile course in 24 hours!

Team Associated modeled the SC8e race truck after Curt, Kyle, and Todd LeDuc's short-course race trucks as raced in the televised Lucas Oil Off Road Racing Series. Armed with drawings of the actual 1:1 short-course race trucks, our...