“Inside sources close to the situation have suggested that Traxxas will acquire HPI Racing – or at least HPI Europe.
The financial situation of HPI’s European offices have not been a closely guarded secret over the last couple of months, with the company entering “administration” for its debts. Initial reports are that Traxxas would acquire the HPI Europe brand but that HB (formerly Hot Bodies) may not included in the deal.”
Read the full post at DEVELOPING: Traxxas to acquire HPI Racing?
I do love a good “?” in the headline. It can make for a playful story and when I saw this post on LiveRC early in the morning. My first thought was “Is this April 1st?” After I read the post and considered all the moving pieces, I thought “Hmm, the possibility is there; HPI is struggling on the books and “The Fastest Name in Radio Control” really should have a proper racing vehicle and team. The impact on the industry would be huge if this were to happen and could potentially be felt worldwide.”