Before the explosion of 1/8th scale racing, there was a time period where gas-powered stadium trucks filled the heat sheets from top to bottom and perfectly bridged the gap between the exciting, fun-filled 1/10th electric racing with real enduro style racing that incorporated pitstop strategy, teamwork, and car and tire wear.
Then, when the Team Associated RC10GT hit the scene, 1/10th gas truck’s popularity blew up and so did the popularity of the RC10GT platform winning over fans for its fun driveability, parts availability everywhere, and it became the introduction to nitro racing for most racers in that era.
For a time, the RC10GT was the industry’s foray into racing nitro cars. But, unfortunately, the time was limited as things move fast in the world of RC racing as 1/8th scale vehicles soon took over and the RC10GT’s were slowly being left at home but never forgotten. Push forward nearly 20 years as the current set of modern stadium trucks being released were mid motor trucks, definitely brought us back full circle as a lot of RC10GT nostalgia and chatter filled the air.
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