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April 7, 2014

Team Tech Tips – Diff Change – 210 Range


Master The Hybrid Technology Gearbox

The Team Durango patented Hybrid Technology Gearbox allows you to quickly change from running your 2WD vehicle in mid-motor, to a rear motor configuration. This unique Gearbox assembly is also specially designed to be used either with the kit specification Ball Diff parts, or with the optional Gear Diff, providing a wide range of track-surface-specific tuning options in minutes. Both Diff assemblies are designed to be used with all 210 vehicles in the range, including our Race Ready RTR kits.

Team Durango UK team driver Jason Ametrine, shows you how to quickly switch between the Ball Diff and Gear Diff assembly, making this process even easier with his clear and simple guide.

The Team Durango Ball Diff is perfect for track surfaces with low to medium grip, and is favoured when running your vehicle in rear motor configuration on dirt or clay.


The Team Durango Gear Diff is perfect for high-grip carpet, Astroturf or sugar watered clay track surfaces when you are running your vehicle in mid-motor configuration.


You will feel even more capable of getting the best performance from your DEX210, DEST210 or DESC210 kit after watching this really helpful guide.

Harness the race-winning performance of the Team Durango Hybrid Technology Gearbox now.

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April 8, 2013

Hall Of Fame Is Open To All – Fame Awaits Every Team Durango Owner


Team Durango super star pro driver Hupo Honigl – A full collection of Team Durango vehicles

One of our favourite elements of being a world-class RC manufacturer is that we get the chance to meet such a diverse range of racers and motor sport enthusiasts. These people are the fuel to our creativity. We are inspired by every Team Durango owner and racer we meet, and we are always excited to learn more about the racers who invest in the winning ways of Team Durango.

With the recent launch of our Team Durango Hall Of Fame, we are feeling even closer to the people who have assisted us in building the International RC network that we all know and love. Every owner of a Team Durango product contributes to the on-going development of our precision manufactured and professionally engineered racing vehicles.

Here at TDHQ we wanted to share with you a very important piece of information. The Team Durango Hall Of Fame is open to everybody. It is not about how fast you race, it is not about how full your trophy cabinet is, it is definitely not about how many Team Durango products you have chosen to purchase. The Hall Of Fame is designed to embrace you all. We want the newcomers to sit next to our pro racers, we want the younger racers to be seen in collaboration with the seasoned veterans. No matter if you own one of our highly successful Race Ready RTR vehicles or a fleet of our genre defining pro kits, we want YOU!

So take your chance today!  Become remembered for your part in the rich and exciting history of the brand who is ‘Serious About Racing’ by sending us your name, place of origin and a nice photograph of your Team Durango vehicles to

Everybody who supports our brand is considered part of our history, are you famous yet?

Stay tuned for more Team Durango action by following us over on Twitter – @teamdurango

Learn why thousands have already joined the fastest growing RC movement in the world, click here:

April 5, 2013

RTR Pro Driver Signed Kit Competition – 3 Lucky Winners Announced


Our recent pro driver signed kit competition has received a large amount of interest since the launch a few weeks ago. We have been really blown away by the wonderful messages and good wishes we have received from our loyal fans all over the world. Well the time is here folks! We have selected three very lucky winners from the hundreds of competition entries we received, each one of which will receive a hand signed Team Durango Race Ready kit from our range of precision manufactured RTR vehicles. Our pro team drivers are very excited to see who will be the lucky racers that get to own a piece of Team Durango history.


Team Durango pro drivers with the exact kits that are about to be shipped out!

After a real nail biting draw of our three winners, we are really happy to announce that we have our winners confirmed! We printed out every single entrant and then drew our three lucky racers from a very special Team Durango RTR ‘hat’.


European Champion & Team Durango UK off-road legend Chris Doughty gets his hand in the draw

We are proud to announce that the following lucky racers are now the proud owners of one of our pro driver signed Race Ready RTR kits:

The winner of the DEX210 Race Ready RTR kit – Paul Jones from Tyne & Wear in the United Kingdom

The winner of the DEST210 Race Ready RTR kit – Steve Hagino from Naperville, IL, in the USA

The winner of the DESC210 Race Ready RTR kit – Patrick Mathevon from Salindres in France

Congratulations to our three winners, your pro driver signed RTR kits are on the way! Our very warmest wishes go out to all of our fans who took the time to enter this truly unique competition. We are always humbled to receive so many entries and we are very excited to share that we will be launching another very exclusive Team Durango competition shortly.

Stay tuned here and also over on Twitter by searching for, and then following @teamdurango

To learn more about our Race Ready RTR vehicle range, click here:


April 3, 2013

Pro Driver Signed Kit Competition – Hundreds Of Fans Enter So Far


Grab your chance to own a Team Durango pro driver signed kit

With three days remaining in our global Team Durango Race Ready RTR give-away competition, we thought this a perfect time to give you all an update. We are very happy to share the news that we have had hundreds of dedicated Team Durango fans enter this truly unique competition so far!

If you are yet to enter, and would like the chance to own one of three exclusive pro driver signed RTR kits, click the following link before Friday the 5th of April to be in with a chance:

Team Durango is ‘Serious About Racing’, and we continue to support RC motor sport at all levels with exciting and unique racer-based opportunities. You have got to be in it to win it folks!

Own a slice of Team Durango history now.

March 27, 2013

The Hall Of Fame Grows By The Hour – Hundreds Of Team Durango Fans Show Their Dedication


Gilles Brehier from France has his DEX408 primed and ready for a new season of off-road Team Durango action

We are truly overwhelmed by the quantity of loyal Team Durango racers who have already entered our new Hall Of Fame. The pictures and kind words you have all chosen to share have really inspired us. The diversity of custom paint schemes has blown us away and we are beginning to understand just how much you all love the Team Durango body shell look.


Jason Amertrine from the UK is the owner of a few lovely examples of our vehicles

The DEX410v3 is loved all over the world. Alongside the other precision engineered Team Durango vehicles, the race winning 4WD platform seems to be close to your hearts, and we are very happy to see our fans enjoying the DEX410v3 as much as we enjoyed creating it.


Jason shows off his DEX210 with awesome paint scheme

With the DEX408 becoming even more popular in the last few months, it is a sure sign that the electric 8th buggy class is growing quickly. With the upcoming release of a brand new Team Durango 8th scale electric vehicle, we are really excited to see how you are all such avid users of our current brushless rally cross machine.


Lovely electrical placement - Race winning DEX408

If you are yet to enter the soon to be published Team Durango Hall Of Fame list then email us your name, place of origin and an image of your cars to

As we compile the entries we really want to show a strong representation of everybody who trusts the brand who are ‘Serious About Racing’. Are you famous yet?

March 25, 2013

Team Durango Hall Of Fame – Our World-Wide Network Shares Their Passion


Eelco Hoogeveen from the Netherlands - DEX210 race winning pedigree

Sine the launch of our latest Team Durango media concept, the Hall Of Fame, we have been swamped with entries from all over the globe. Not only have you all been kind enough to share some truly breathtaking images of your Team Durango racing vehicles, but many of you have also chosen to send us some really inspirational stories and testimonials that further describe your relationship with Team Durango products. The one thing that seems to be present for you all is a strong sense of ‘belonging’. By this we mean that every person who contacts us seems to have already felt the benefit from our solid International network of Team Durango fans, and already feels well and truly part of the team.


Eelco Hoogeveen from the Netherlands - DESC210

During the many years of Team Durango’s development, from the ‘brain child’ of one very dedicated man, to the global phenomenon that we all love and cherish today, Team Durango always wanted to build a team that transcended continents, that bridged cultural divides and that unified the participants of our wonderful sport under one team banner. The amazing response to the launch of the Team Durango Hall Of Fame has helped us further understand how much passion you all have for our vision. Our fans clearly share our love of racing and precision manufactured products.


A long time Team Durango fan, Mark Headling, shows his latest DEX210. His cars are always so lovingly created.

We have been really happy to see how many of you have committed your hard earned racing budgets to multiple Team Durango vehicles. We have received some amazing photos of racers collections of Team Durango cars that span almost the total range we have produced! This again adds further emphasis to how much you all love what we do. We are very grateful for your support and belief.


A real 'Serious About Racing' garage of vehicles - One for every class...almost - Leo Lorenzen shows his passion for Team Durango with this wonderful collection of kits

We received this really positive news from Scotty Bower in Lewisville, USA – “I really love Team Durango race cars. They give me a real buzz every time I drive them. I have a DEX210, a DEX410v3 and a DESC210. My race friends are always asking me about why I race just Team Durango kits…a few minutes with my radio after the racing is over normally lets them understand! I don’t have to say much after that man” – Scotty Bower – Lewisville


Philip De Keersmaecker - Really sharp racing colours on both his Team Durango vehicles

We will continue to show you some of our favourite entries to the Team Durango Hall Of Fame as we begin to construct the published list. We convey our utmost gratitude and respect for all your support so far.

Stay tuned over at Twitter by searching @teamdurango

March 22, 2013

Hall Of Fame – More Racers Become Part Of Team Durango History


Cristian di Stasi from Italy shares his lovely DEX410v3

The Team Durango Hall Of Fame has been received eagerly by our fans from all over the world. We are humbled by the quantity of racers who have been kind enough to share photos and stories that relate to their Team Durango experience. We are so excited to share with you just a small selection of the many entries we have received so far.


We could not resist showing you the other vehicle owned by Cristian di Stasi, his lovely looking DNX408. Awesome.

We have been so pleased to read more details about how Team Durango products create positive racing experiences all over the globe. From our world-class DEX410 platform through to our pace changing DESC410v2 Short Course truck, it seems that no matter the scale or racing class, you are all enjoying success with the brand who are ‘Serious About Racing’.


We love this DESC410 action shot from Aaron Royston in Lewisville,Texas over in the USA. Amazing air!

We will continue to add every Team Durango fan who takes the time to submit their photos to our ever increasing list. This list will soon appear in a dedicated section of the Team Durango website, forever. You will all be immortalised in the Team Durango Hall Of Fame. Credit where credit is due folks, we could not have done done this without you all.


Martin from Honce in Slovakia shows his cheeky Martini homage

This wonderful story came from Nordevk Stranzkov in Austria who owns a DEX410v3 and has recently introduced his friends to Team Durango products:

“My racing club has only got about 15 members, but we enjoy fast racing every week. I race a DEX410v3 and love how easy the car is when I am working on it after each race. My friends were amazed by how well the car handled because our track is very slippy, Team Durango, NO PROBLEMS!. They all want my DEX410v3, some racers are saving up to buy their own very soon. Great car!” – Nordevk Stranzkov – Austria

Stay tuned over at Twitter by searching @teamdurango


March 21, 2013

Team Durango Pro Driver Signed Kits – Win One Now!


Hupo, Ryan, Jörn, Carson and Travis at the 27th annual Cactus Classic race event

Team Durango pro team drivers have just returned from a succession of great race results at the 27th annual Cactus Classic event. To celebrate their world-class performances, and also bring all our loyal fans closer to our professional drivers, we are offering you all the chance to win some amazingly exclusive prizes.

Team Durango are offering three of our Race Ready RTR kits to three very lucky winners. All three kit boxes have been signed by our pro team racers whilst in the pits at the prestigious Cactus Classic race meeting. We have a DEX210, DESC210 and DEST210 to give away, all in our wonderful Race Ready RTR configuration. Learn more about these cars here:


Ryan Lutz signs one of our famous Race Ready kits - Imagine owning this very vehicle!

With only three kits available, and demand for entry space sure to be hot, we anticipate a really positive response to this truly unique opportunity. All entries will be drawn from a hat on the closing day, and the draw will be posted live here on the Team Durango blog! Imagine how cool it would be to own a real one-off Team Durango vehicle?


Jörn Neumann enjoys the opportunity to add his name to the RTR kit competition

Entering is very simple. Just email the answer to the following question to and keep your fingers crossed ready for our live blog draw on the 5th of April.


Travis Amezcua adds his name and wishes you all the very best of luck with winning this very kit


Hupo adds his name to one of only three of these kits in the world

Competition question: What is the Patent Pending number of our famous Team Durango Hybrid Technology gearbox that is found on all our Race Ready RTR kits?

Follow this link for the source of your answer:

As soon as you are happy with you answer email your name, full postal address and competition question guess and your in! All three winners will be announced on the 5th of April, with kits shipped out across the globe shortly after the draw. Email us at

Team Durango would like to congratulate our pro team drivers on their great Cactus Classic results and join them in inviting you all to enter this awesome competition. Three cool prizes, precision Team Durango quality, complete with pro team driver signatures. What a perfect way to celebrate.

Stay up to date on all Team Durango news, including the progress of this competition, by following us over on Twitter. Search for @teamdurango

Good luck to you all.



Team Durango Hall Of Fame Begins With A BANG!! – The First Team Durango Fans Are Etched In History


Patrick Vogt from Switzerland - DEX210 & DEX410

We are very excited to share with you just a handful from the influx of the very first entries to the Team Durango Hall Of Fame! With this new concept less than 24 hours old, we have already received an unprecedented amount of entries. Team Durango racers from all over the world have begun to share their wonderful vehicles and amazing stories with our eager team at TDHQ. We are truly grateful for such inspirational efforts so far.


Napoletano Vincenzo from Bangkok - DEX410

We are always amazed by the true variety of specifications that Team Durango fans create with their vehicles, and of course how far the Team Durango fan base stretches across the globe.


Dennis Johansen - DNX408 - Dennis sent us a brilliant story about his relationship with RC racing and Team Durango


John Stolz from Washington State, USA - DESC410

The Team Durango Hall Of Fame is well and truly underway folks, and we are really happy to learn more about how our precision manufactured racing products are cherished all over the world. Stay tuned for more immortalised Team Durango fans very shortly.

Submit your entries to the Team Durango Hall Of Fame at:

Follow us on Twitter by searching for @teamdurango and grab your chance of winning some exclusive Team Durango gear.

March 20, 2013

Team Durango Hall Of Fame – Immortalise Yourself In Racing History


Here at Team Durango we are proud of our rich racing heritage. We are also proud of  every single one of you. Our fans, our supporters, our racers. We are excited by every single race result, we are inspired by every single customised body shell, we are humbled by the positive stories that share your amazing experiences with Team Durango products. You are all ‘serious About Racing’

It is with the utmost pleasure that we announce an extremely unique opportunity. Team Durango need you.

We strongly believe in sharing our respect and gratitude for your tireless support and belief in the Team Durango vision. Its time to set these global efforts in stone. Its time to immortalise you all in the pages of Team Durango racing history.

The Team Durango Hall Of Fame will allow you all to become recognised for your love of our products. Whether you own an early version of our world-class DEX410 4WD buggy, an example of our Race Ready RTR kits, the race winning DEX210 2WD, or indeed any of our precision manufactured 8th and 10th scale vehicles, you can now show the world that you trust and support the brand with racing in their blood.

Our goal is to compile an exhaustive list of every single Team Durango user and immortalise your name, place of origin and Team Durango vehicles of choice in a constantly updated list…the Team Durango Hall Of Fame.

This list will be housed as a dedicated page on and will allow the world to see who is really ‘Serious About Racing’. Watch the list develop, share your fame with friends and fellow RC enthusiasts, but most of all, feel a part of our history. Every single one of you has contributed to who and what we are, and we want to remember you all forever.

Entering the Team Durango Hall Of Fame is very easy. Send us a good quality photograph of your Team Durango racing cars, with your name and place of origin. We will then etch your details into our digital tribute to the people who have traveled with us on this amazing journey so far. The Hall Of Fame will never finish, it will constantly evolve into the world’s first global documentation of racing supporters.

We are constantly amazed by some of the gorgeous examples of our engineered racing products that we spot both on the wealth of RC related forums,websites and message boards, and also when we are doing what we love most, racing. This excitement always drives us to push the boundaries of design and engineering when creating new additions to our already proven Team Durango range. Check out a few of our favourite examples so far, are you part of our history?


DEX410v3 - This example oozes high-impact graphics and cutting-edge design

The DEX410 platform is a major elemnt of our ‘genetic makeup’, and every example we see makes us proud to have created such an enigmatic buggy. Show us your DEX410 vehicle and be added to the Team Durango Hall Of Fame, forever.


This collection of DEX410 and DEX210 cars look amazing in their matching colour scheme

The more we learn about the racers who choose to dedicate their time to Team Durango, the more we realise that a lot of you are the proud owners of several of our vehicles. Show us your collection of Team Durango products and get carved into our heritage, forever.


DEX210 - With a body shell that seems to have gained a sudden cult status, what a beautiful example of our famous 2WD buggy

At Team Durango we encourage individuality. We promote trend setting. We endorse forward thinking. Show us how you have made your Team Durango vehicle uniquely yours and be emblazoned on the Hall Of Fame, forever.


DNX408 - Aggressive yet refined, we love the orange and black rear of this example

We invite your entries to the Team Durango Hall Of Fame immediately. We will include everybody who is kind enough to share their dedication to our brand with us. You are the reason why we continue to create the highest standard of world-class racing products, and now it is time for you to enter the Team Durango Hall Of Fame.

Send photos and details via email to:

From this day onward we join together to document history, you are all ‘Serious About Racing’

Stay tuned here to learn more about how to access the Team Durango Hall Of Fame list….are you famous yet?

Follow us on Twitter for fast on the move updates, search for @teamdurango


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