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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35 Articles
Horizon Hobby and McDowell Hope to Propel into Playoffs
Horizon Hobby, the leader in RC cars, RC trucks, RC airplanes, and other RC products, and the McDowell Number 34 team promote local hobby shops in Daytona NASCAR race.
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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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Remote Control Cars for Adults
Hobby quality remote control cars are very different than the toys you might remember playing with from a department store as a kid. Remote control cars for adults are bigger, faster, and more durable than yesterday's toy models. If you like cars, check out the world of RC cars for adults!
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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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The Best First RC Car for Beginners
Are you looking for that best first RC car for yourself or someone else new to the surface RC hobby? Well today, we’re going to show you our pick for the best RC car for beginners, and it’s the ARRMA® GRANITE™ VOLTAGE™.
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Spektrum™ introduces RC File Share on Google Drive.
Learn how you can download Spektrum firmware updates and model presets from one convenient location.
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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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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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The Ultimate Beginner Guide to Getting Started With RC Cars
Here’s a helpful beginner guide with the answers to many frequently asked questions about getting started with RC Cars.
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Fun RC Activities For the Whole Family
Many families have flocked to radio-control hobbies as a safe, fun way to get outdoors. And the hobby never needs to feel stale. Keep reading to learn about outside-the-box activities to help keep the RC spark alive for people of all ages.
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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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