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10 Mistakes New R/C Drivers Make When Racing.

When I was starting out racing I made lots of mistakes and I decided to learn the hard way. Each time I see newcomers, I often see them making some of the same mistakes I did. RC cars are just fun! – lets be honest, call it what you want hobby grade or toy car it doesn’t matter. When you …

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Can Lipo batteries explode?

  Lipo (Lithium-polymer) batteries are huge in the RC industry. They have taken over from the old technology of Nimh (Nickel-metal hydride) and Nicad (Nickel-cadmium) batteries. They are superior in longevity and constant current but they do have there downsides. The quick answer is yes, they can explode and catch fire. If you take the time to understand how they …

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9 sure fire ways to get better at RC racing!

RC racing is very competitive at all levels club, national & world class. Even if your moto at the track is to finish the race you still want to do batter than you did last time right? Natural ability can help you only so far. There will come a point when you are thinking how do I get better at …

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RC Car Setup sheet Explained.

Most of the top manufactures that build race spec RC cars will provide you with a setup sheet. In the world of RC this is one of the most important documents to have. When you first start out racing it’s best to ignore the setup sheet and just focus on track time. Get as much track time as you can …

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16 things you need to know before racing rc cars.

There is a strong likely hood that you have been interested in remote control cars since you were a kid. You most likely own or have owned a remote control car at some point in your life. Racing remote control cars is very exciting, demanding and rewarding. When I started racing, I jumped in at the deep end and felt …

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How to become a sponsored RC driver – the correct way!

Introduction. If your into RC car racing and have competed in club racing events. You may have seen around the pits that some drivers are “sponsored”.  If not the next time you attend an event at your local track ask around. The amount of sponsored drivers at club level has increased substantially since 2012. To become a sponsored driver you …

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How To Jump An RC Car On A Race Track

Learning how to jump and land an RC car is a very rewarding feeling. If you master it, you can greatly affect your chances of winning a race. Jumping an RC car is the easy part getting it to land correctly is the hard part. In simple terms use throttle and steering control while the car is in the air. Add …