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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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19 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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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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Take RC Indoors with Mini Scale RC!
Looking to race or crawl over obstacles, but don’t have much space? Mini Scale RC cars and trucks are great for indoor adventures in 1/16, 1/18, and 1/24 scale.
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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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What Is the Best Beginner RC Car?
Are you looking at RC vehicles for the first time and wondering what is the best beginner RC car? We'll break it down for you!
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RC Cars for Sale
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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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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Horizon Hobby returns to the Front Row Motorsports team with new colors
Global Radio-Control Hobby Leader Horizon Hobby Debuts New Color Scheme. Horizon Hobby returns to the Front Row Motorsports (FRM) team this weekend with McDowell carrying their corporate colors.
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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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