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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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15 Articles
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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The Top RC Gifts of 2023
You can be a hero this holiday season and still stay within your budget by giving these great RC gifts for 2023.
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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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BOOST Your ARRMA RC Basher – The Best RC Upgrades
The ARRMA BOOST line are beginner-friendly RC trucks ready for bashing now and can easily be upgraded later. ARRMA BOOST are some of the easiest for the best RC upgrades!
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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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Spektrum Servo Options That Won’t Steer You Wrong
Steering servos are a frequent and effective RC vehicle upgrade. Here, we review Spektrum steering servos for an RC rock crawler.
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Horizon Insider Tech Talk: Upgrade Your Vehicle to Spektrum DSMR Technology
Upgrade your RC surface vehicle to Spektrum with this video guide.
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