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Are you a radio control car, truck, or buggy enthusiast? Or maybe you’re just getting started in the world of surface RC? In either case, we’ve got you covered with our RC car blogs. Our experts cover a variety of topics for expert and beginner RC car drivers from product selection and modifications to accessorizing for asphalt or dirt. Check out our RC car and RC truck blogs frequently for the latest information.

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18 Articles
Find Replacement Parts Fast at an Online Hobby Store
Locate almost any RC model replacement parts quickly and easily when you shop for them at an online hobby store.
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Horizon Hobby Returns to Front Row Motorsports and Michael McDowell
Horizon Hobby, a global leader in RC products, will again return to Front Row Motorsports (FRM) for the 2024 NASCAR Cup Series season.
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Five Tips for Getting Started in RC Racing
Learn how to get started in RC racing, from choosing the right car to finding a place where you can compete with other drivers.
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Why I Don’t Buy RC Paint from a General Hobbies Shop
: An RC hobbies shop specializes in radio control, offering the depth of RC product and experienced help you can’t get at a general hobbies shop.
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NASCAR driver Michael McDowell has always been racing.
NASCAR driver Michael McDowell has always been racing. He started with RC as a kid and his love of racing turned into a NASCAR career.
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Can You Take LiPo Batteries on a Plane? 2023 Updates
Wondering if you can take LiPo batteries on a plane? You’re not alone. Flying with LiPo batteries is possible if you plan ahead and follow the guidelines from the FAA and TSA.
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Best RC Gifts of 2022
Looking for a unique gift for someone who likes cars or planes? Horizon Hobby has the best RC gifts of 2022 here with some great gift ideas for those new to RC or hobby veterans.
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Get the Drift!
RC drifting is an exciting hobby enjoyed by many. Learn more about what it takes to make an RC drift car or what to look for when purchasing as well as some great tips on how to make your first drift.
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Fast RC Cars Buyers Guide
Looking for a fast RC car? Wondering which RC car is the fastest on different terrain? We've got all the details here in our Buyer's Guide for fast RC cars, trucks, buggies, and more!
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It’s Good to Be “King of the Streets”
King of the Streets represents a fast-growing segment of RC competition called No Prep Street Outlaw Drag Racing. No Prep means that the racing surface is left unprepared to simulate normal street conditions (although blowing it off is acceptable).
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Horizon Hobby Partners with Front Row Motorsports
Horizon Hobby, LLC (“Horizon Hobby”) is teaming up with FRM (“Front Row Motorsports”) with a three-race partnership with Daytona 500 winner, Michael McDowell. Races with the partnership car will happen on June 26th and 27th at the Pocono Raceway where Horizon will feature the ARRMA® brand livery and July 18th at the New Hampshire Motor Speedway.
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Top 5 RC Gifts for the 2020 Holiday Season
Kyle Roberts shares his 2020 holiday gift guide of all thing RC.
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