RC Car & Truck Blog Articles

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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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27 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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What Is the Best RC Car for Teaching STEM to Kids?
The best RC car for STEM lessons will increase a student’s engagement by making learning active and fun.
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An RC Car Store Offers More Than RC Cars
An RC car store benefits the local community by providing good places to run RC cars and by helping hobbyists connect in RC clubs and at events.
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Choosing Your First RC Car: A Quick-Start Guide
Buying your first RC car can be a tough and time-consuming decision so here’s a handy quick-start guide!
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Sharing the RC Auto Hobby with Kids: Popular Remote Control Cars for Girls
Learn how to choose age appropriate remote control cars for girls with this guide to RC autos that go beyond being pink.
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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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Why 1/10 Scale is the Most Common RC Scale Size
Ever wonder what is the most common RC scale size or what is considered the standard RC scale? We’ll answer that here and explain why this scale has become the most popular.
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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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Size and Performance Differences of Larger Scale RC Cars
Discover the differences in size and performance in larger scale RC cars and trucks when you go from 1/10 scale RC to 1/8 scale, 1/6 scale, and 1/5 scale RC cars and trucks.
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The Ultimate Guide to Choosing the Best 4x4 RC Truck for Off-Road Adventure
Off-road adventures are a lot of fun with a 4x4 RC truck, but there are many features to consider in finding the best RC 4x4. This ultimate guide will help you choose what’s right for you.
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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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