Tony Phalen

Tony Phalen - As an avid RC enthusiast, Tony has been building, bashing and racing RC Cars for over 25 years. He has raced everything from 1:18th scale trucks to 1:5 scale motorcycles and everything in-between. He's also worked on both sides of the industry fence; working at and with many major manufacturers (as well as being a sponsored driver) to working for a high-profile industry magazine. During this time he has learned many tricks, tips and techniques and has transferred that knowledge to CompetitionX - the most informative RC website on the internet! More articles by Tony Phalen

Axial SCX10 II Deadbolt RTR

Axial SCX10 II Deadbolt RTR

Axial has added another Deadbolt to their lineup, this time sitting atop their excellent SCX10 II platform. This rig also includes Axial’s new single-piece AR44 axles, a new part that has increased ground clearance and …

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PROTOform 1969 Chevrolet Camaro VTA Body

PROTOform 1969 Camaro Z28 Body

Looking to top your VTA ride with something new and cool? Then you’re going to LOVE PROTOform’s 1969 Chevrolet Camaro VTA body! This body is pulled from thick Lexan and the lines on it are …

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How To: Turn you House Racer into a Mouse Racer – Flipping the Motors on Your RISE Vusion House Racer

How To: Flip the Motors on Your Vusion House Racer

Turning the House Racer into a Zippy Mouse Racer Words and Stuff by: Mini Guinea FPV is quickly becoming the most popular facet of drone flight and many a new pilot owe their flying skills …

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SoCal U4RC Summer Series 2018 – Round 3 – Cherry Valley RC Raceway

U4RC Summer Series 2018 - Round 3 - Cherry Valley RC Raceway

Round 3 of the 2018 U4RC Summer Series had us traveling back to Cherry Valley RC Raceway, however if you asked me before the race where it was at, I’d have sent you to the …

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Event Coverage – RC Monster Jam World Finals 2018 – Sam Boyd Stadium, Las Vegas

RC Monster Jam World Finals - Sam Boyd Stadium, Las Vegas

About this time every year, the Monster Truck World Finals takes place at Sam Boyd stadium in Las Vegas for a weekend full of high-flying action and complete mayhem. This is the final stop on …

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SoCal U4RC Summer Series 2018 – Round 2 – Apple Valley RC Raceway

U4RC Summer Series 2018 - Round 2 - Apple Valley RC Raceway

Round 2 of the 2018 U4RC Summer Series was held at Apple Valley RC Raceway in Apple Valley, California. I’ve never been to this location before so, for me, it was quite a trek out …

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RC4WD Mid-March Product Release – 13 Cool New Items

RC4WD Mid-March Product Release - 13 Cool New Items

RC4WD has sent out their mid-March releases – 13 cool new items for you scale and trail trucks! Let’s take a quick look at what they’ve got for us! Z-W0152 RC4WD Scamp 1.55″ Beadlock Wheels …

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PROTOform F26 Formula 1 Body

PROTOform F26 Formula 1 Body

PROTOform has just released a beauty of a body for F1 drivers – the F26! The body throws some radical design concepts at the F1 crowd, with a wide, channeled nose and swoopy side skirts …

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Tamiya T3-01 Dancing Rider Adventure Video

Tamiya T3-01 Dancing Rider Adventure Video

Tamiya’s Dancing Rider Trike is a quirky little 3-wheeler that is designed for pure fun. It’s based on the new T3-01 chassis and, instead of a ‘steerable’ front end, uses a centralized pivot point to …

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Review: Arrma Kraton 6S BLX 2018 Monster Truck

Review: Arrma Kraton 6S BLX 2018 Monster Truck

Arrma’s Kraton 6S BLX Monster Truck is a beast of a vehicle, touting 60+ mph speeds on a whopping 6S of LiPo power. CompetitionX contributor, Elmer Medina, had a chance to beat on this rig …

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