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February 18, 2013
 

We Rally Like You. Oh, really like Rally.

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Written by: Derek Buono
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Derek is a huge WRC fan. One of the things he wants to do is sit in the woods with a BBQ, cooler of beer and watch a WRC event. We can all dream right. Since the WRC doesn’t come to the US, we can only do a scale rally. Who does scale cars better than Tamiya? That was a rhetorical question…nobody. We got the new XV-01 slapped an awesome Lancia Delta Integrale body and hit the track. The review will be in VRC_006. Even if there were no words to read, the body is stunning to look at and realistic in photos. Well, maybe except there is no driver.



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Derek Buono
Derek Buono
Derek Buono– Started in the industry as an assistant editor at RC Car Action where he spent 2 years before being recruited by Xtreme RC Cars Magazine. For the past 10 years Derek lead Xtreme RC Cars and helped double the circulation, improved editorial quality and helped lead the market in design and creativity. Derek@vrcmag.com



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