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Today Losi is a super brand, part of the Horizon Hobby family, but back in the days Gil Losi Jr. and his father “Pops” started Team Losi selling homemade aftermarket radio control parts and accessories at their local skatepark snack bar, that later turned into a mini hobby shop.

Over the next ten years they purchased the famous “Ranch Pit Shop” and dedicated over three years to develop their first race-dedicated RC vehicle: the now-iconic JRX2. The original JRX2, with its graphite chassis and 5-link suspension, pushed the boundaries of what a competitive RC racer should be and is known today as one of the most innovative cars of all time.

Paying homage to the innovations that have shaped the RC culture, the new Mini-JRX2 combines nostalgia with a touch of present day. This ultra-scaled down version of the vintage buggy is designed as a tribute to the memory of the original JRX2.

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Losi: Mini-B Rollers with Ryan Cavalieri & Dakotah Phend

Recently Losi released the Mini-B Pro Roller. Featuring TLR 2WD buggy engineering and performance in a 1/16th package, this mini buggy is terrain-tearing and track-ready that offers racers a chance to customize and finish their Mini-B the way they want. The 1/16th scale is stable on the track generating quicker speeds and improved handling.

In the video below the legendary factory drivers Ryan Cavalieri and Dakotah Phend play around with a couple of Losi Mini-B.

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Schumacher UDI RC Drift Trucks

Schumacher has introduced a brand new line called UDI R/C. The first two models are RTR 1/16th fully proportional 4WD Drift Trucks. Both trucks were designed for bashers and are a great way to get your feet in the RC drift as both feature an integrated Electronic Stability Program (Gyro), effectively correct yaw, easier to control.

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FTX: Outback Ranger XC 1:16th Trail Vehicle

At 1/16 scale, measuring 32cm long, the Outback Ranger XC is small enough to be used indoors, yet large enough to be capable of taking on larger outdoor terrain (so it’s the perfect present to enjoy the “corona days” we are going to spend at home this winter). The Ranger XC is 99% Ready-To-Run and features a metal geared reduction gearbox for improved torque and low speed driving, low C of G centre drive with telescopic sliding driveshafts, metal axle gears in high clearance locked axles and front and rear oil filled shock absorbers.

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