Horizon Hobby has announced that it is acquiring iconic motor brand Trinity Racing. In the 90’s Trinity and legend of the sport Brian Kinwald were the global face of 1:10 Offroad racing. The deal to acquire Trinity Racing which was founded by the late Ernest Provetti in 1980, is the latest in a series of acquisitions by the RC industry mammoth. In 2020 it took over tyre manufacturer Pro-line followed shortly by body manufacturer Protoform and then added another of America’s top tyre brands AKA to its line-up in 2021. The company behind the Losi brands, of which their star driver Dakotah Phend has been a Trinity backed racer, Horizon Hobby issued a press release on the acquisition in which they state, ‘This acquisition ensures that Team Trinity and its legacy are preserved. We look forward to seeing Team Trinity continue to win at all levels of RC racing.’
Horizon Hobby, LLC (“Horizon Hobby”) has entered into an agreement to acquire the assets of Trinity Corp, LLC. (“Trinity Racing”), a premier developer and manufacturer of radio-control (“RC”) hobby racing accessories. Founded in 1980 by Ernest (“Ernie”) Provetti in Brooklyn, NY, Trinity has specialized in creating world-class brushless motors, battery technology, and accessories for RC racers who demand the absolute best in performance.
“I am thrilled to announce the acquisition of Trinity Racing. Trinity’s rich history in innovating championship race products strengthens Horizon’s commitment to RC racing. This acquisition ensures that Team Trinity and its legacy are preserved. We look forward to seeing Team Trinity continue to win at all levels of RC racing. Additionally, this strengthens Horizon Hobby’s ability to offer the winningest brands in RC.” said Chris Dickerson, CEO of Horizon Hobby.
Terms of the agreement were not disclosed and more information will be available soon. Trinity products will be available through Horizon Hobby’s sales channels by mid-July 2023.