Ripmax Buys HPI Racing

So after weeks a empty rumors about Traxxas buying HPI Racing had spread, the real truth comes out. One of the largest hobby distributor in the UK, Ripmax has purchased HPI Racing. In the official announcement from Ripmax they also seem to want to change HPI Racing as very little as possible.

Hobbico acquires Axial, Arrma & Team Durango

Huge news coming out of Hobbico. Axial, Arrma, and Team Durango have all been acquired by Hobbico! The three acquired companies will remain where they currently are and business to continue as normal. Press Release: Founded in 2005, Axial offers industry-leading R/C vehicles, focused on rock crawling and rock racing products. With excellent design features…

Proline Racings Big Give

Huge props to Proline Racing for doing this! Proline will be donating 50% of your Prolineracing.com order for the entire month of December to charity. Pro-Line has four opportunities for you to give back, just by purchasing our product on our website any time in the month of December. Help Pro-Line race to improve lives…

Roar amends electric chassis rule

Electric chassis rule amendment – After careful consideration, the ROAR Committee has approved some new wording to clarify acceptable chassis configurations for electric racing after the release of a number of “short” battery packs. These packs are generally shorter than maximum length, which are completely legal, given that the rules only specify maximum dimensions for…

Speeders Hobby Center

Those of you in the Lexington, KY area looking for a new local hobby shop be sure to check out Speeders Hobby Center! While the shop is more focused on airplanes and helicopters they do carry some parts for cars and trucks and can quickly order you anything they don’t have. The guys are pretty…