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Pro-Line Destroyer 2.2″ all-terrain monster truck tyre

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Pro-Line 1/10th front wing & alloy wing mounts

New from Pro-Line is a 1/10th 2WD buggy front wing with aluminium wing mounts for a range of vehicles. The new front wing first debuted at the 2016 Reedy Race of Champions by taking home the Championship win at the hands of Pro-Line team driver Dakotah Phend. The wing is placed in front of the shock tower and sits as low as possible for the cleanest air flow and lowest possible centre of gravity. Coming in 2-piece sets each one has three different cut lines to adjust the amount of front downforce to what works best for the car …

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Pro-Line Fugitive Lite & Transistor off-road tyres

Coming soon from Pro-Line are the Fugitive Lite 1/8th buggy and Transistors 2.2″ 2WD front tyres. Starting with the 1/8th-related tyre, the Fugitive Lite is the little brother to the World Championship winning Fugitive with a very similar tread layout but with significantly smaller pins. The smaller pins results in a lighter weight tyre that accelerates and brakes quicker while still maintaining great wear characteristics. The tyre fits most 1/8th buggy rims and it comes in X2, X3, M3 and M4 compounds and including closed cell inserts. Also new is the 2.2″ Transistor 2WD buggy front tyre. Meant to provide good…

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Pro-Line B6/B6D Predator bodyshell

Pro-Line have introduced the new Predator bodyshell tailor-made for the Team Associated B6 and B6D. Deputed on the B5M the body underwent a redesign to fit AE’s latest 1/10th 2WD buggy. Taking design features from the Phantom and Type-R bodies, the Predator stands out while delivering performance to match. As usual the body comes clear, including window masks and a decal sheet. Source: Pro-Line [prolineracing.com] Facebook Twitter Google+ Pin It

PMT introduce new Supreme X01 compound

PMT introduce new Supreme X01 compound

Italian company PMT have introduced the all-new Supreme X01 rubber compound for their 1/5th scale tyres. Aimed at dirty low-grip tracks the new compound will increase both the overall grip and tyre life by about 25 percent compared to the previous rubber. The 40 shore tyres are available pre-mounted on white P0 rims. Source: PMT [pmt-tyres.it] Facebook Twitter Google+ Pin It

Barry Baker wins at Big Fat Turkey Race

Barry Baker wins at Big Fat Turkey Race

This past weekend, the 10th annual Big Fat Turkey Race was held in Camarillo, California. With nice weather and with just over 130 entries and 18 heats, it was bound to make for a good day of racing. In the Modified Touring Car class the race for the win was on between veteran racer Barry Baker (Team Associated), Max Kuenning (Xray) and Randy Caster (Team Associated). In the opening two mains Kuenning scored a 3-2, Baker a 2-1, and Caster a 1-4. At the start of A3, Caster put a small gap between himself and the second and third spots of Baker and Kuenning. On lap 23, Baker …

JConcepts B6/B6D pre-cut chassis protective sheet

JConcepts B6/B6D pre-cut chassis protective sheet

JConcepts have introduced their new chassis protective sheet for the Team Associated B6 and B6D buggies. Coming pre-cut and sporting JC’s Striker graphics the decals will protect the chassis bottom from becoming damaged on abrasive surfaces while decreasing friction between the bottom plate and the dirt surfaces at the same time. The pre-cut stickers come in sets of two, ready to be applied on both new and used chassis. Source: JConcepts [jconcepts.net] Facebook Twitter Google+ Pin It

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EOS adds Warsaw Moto Show to Season #6 calendar

The Euro Offroad Series is excited to announce the addition of a new high profile event to the calendar with Warsaw Moto Show in Poland the venue for the second round of the 1:10 electric offroad indoor championship.   Having already confirmed the sixth season of the EOS will again kick off at the Nurburgring, Germany, in September on the same weekend as the famous circuit hosts the full size Blancpain GT Championship, the Polish round will take place on November 18-20. With the full 2015/16 calendar still being finalised, the Warsaw Moto Show will be the third EOS race on the schedule …

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Revolution Design Racing Products tyre gluing bands

Revolution Design Racing Products have introduced their new universal tyre glueing bands. The special length allows to use these bands both with 1/10th and 1/8th tyres with the increased width of 25mm not only applying force on the carcass but also the whole tread. This ensures proper tyre fitment on the rim and thus a precise and reliable glueing job. The black-colour bands come RDRP-branded and in packs of four. Source: RDRP [revolution-rc.com] Facebook Twitter Google+ Pin It

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Dimitriou wins at Greek National Cup

The Greek National Cup was held at the Modelodromio track in Patra in sunny weather conditions. Xray’s Dimitriou would TQ three of the four qualifiers what gave him the overall TQ from Papadopoulos (Xray). In the main, Dimitriou was the fastest driver on the track in the very hot conditions, allowing him to take the win with a huge margin from second placed Papadopoulos while Christodoulou (Mugen) finished in third place. Final results: 1. Dimitriou – Xray 2. Papadopoulos – Xray 3. Christodoulou – Mugen 4. Sotiropoulos – Mugen 5. Chatziantoniou – Capricorn 6. Kiritsis – Capricorn 7. Karageorgiou – Capricorn 8. Kontogeorgopoulos – Serpent 9. Diamadis – Xray…

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Darren Bloomfield takes BRCA Nitro Buggy Nats Rd3

The popular Herts dirt track played host to the third round of this year’s BRCA National Nitro Buggy Championship. In the qualifiers Kyosho’s Elliott Boots and Agama’s Darren Bloomfield battled it out for the overall TQ and in the end it would be Darren to hold the upper hand with Elliott in second and Lee Martin (Mugen) in third. After the semis, Lee would then be on pole position for the main final that he would lead in the opening stages until two engine cuts let him drop back, leaving Darren and Elliott to battle it out. Elliott managed to …

Team Corally Eclips 2240 240W AC/DC charger

Team Corally Eclips 2240 240W AC/DC charger

Hot on the heels of Team Corally’s all-new Eclips 2100 dual output charger comes the more powerful Eclips 2240 variant. Sporting an updated dual screen case and offering a charge power of up to 240 watts the device is good for up to 12 ampere charge current per channel, allowing to fill two up to 6S LiXX and LiHV batteries with ease. The device features a pair of temperature-controlled fans, internal balancers, back-lit displays and its menu offers LiXX and LiHV balance, charge, fast charge, storage and discharge functions as well as dedicated NiMH and Pb programs. Features: – Dual charge output – 1-6S LiPo, LiHV…

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Riccardo Berton wins at Italian Buggy Nationals Rd3

The third round of the Italian AMSCI 1/8th Buggy Championship was held in the city of Ruffano this past weekend. TLR’s Alex Zanchettin would place his buggy on the 1 spot for the Expert final but he would run into troubles in the 45-minute encounter, allowing Kyosho’s Riccardo Berton to take the win some 17 seconds in front of Riccardo Rabitti (Radiosistemi) while Marco Natale (Kyosho) rounded out the top 3 result another 17 seconds down. In the championship and with one round to go it is now Marco Baruffolo in the lead from Alex Zanchettin and Riccardo Berton with all three having so far scored a win each…

Bornhorst & Lutz win at AMS 7.0

Bornhorst & Lutz win at AMS 7.0

This weekend the 7th Annual Alabama Manufacturers Cup, also known as AMS 7.0 was held with a new record amount of entries at 620. Last up for the night was the Pro Buggy Main. The start to this one was pretty crazy. A battle ensued between the top 5 with the lead changing almost every lap. After a few people had issues, Joe Bornhorst found himself in the lead with a lap lead and only 7 minutes to go. Ultimately Joe kept it clean and brought home the win from Josh Wheeler and JR Mitch. In the Pro Truggy 30 minute main in the beginning it was a top…

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Quebec RC Series Rd2 – Report

This weekend was the second round of the Quebec RC Series held in Charlevoix, north of Quebec City and with more than 80 entries the series is getting more popular every round. The really technical track was designed and build by Levi Jackson from Sik Track Design. In Nitro Buggy, the battle was tight for the overall top qualifier with a different TQ every round. At the end Carl Boulianne took the TQ in front of AF Blanchette and Jonathan Mongeau. In the main Carl Boulianne (TLR) took the early lead while Team Associated’s Eric Deschenes was battling mid-pack. With 10 minutes to go Eric …

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Smyk & Pyrka take Polish Open Summer Indoor titles

The Polish Open Summer Indoor Championship was recently held in Warsaw as part of an Expo. The event was run on a fast and technical track laid out with ETS carpet, making for nice racing conditions. In the Touring Modified class, Arkadiusz Smyk would take the TQ after the qualifiers and he would continue to dominate the field in the A-mains that he won in front of Bartosz Pochopien and Michal Wojcik in second and third respectively. Tomasz Niemczewski and Wojciech Rzepecki completed the top 5 result. In Prostock, Stanislaw Pyrka brought home the win from Marcin Grygiel and Andrzej Trella in second and third respectively while Bartosz Zalewski and Mateusz Palka…

Yeol & Choi successful at I-Cheon Championship

Yeol & Choi successful at I-Cheon Championship

The I-Cheon Championship was held at the newly opened Mate RC Raceway near Seoul. In the 1/10th 200mm Touring class, Kim Gi Yeol (Serpent) would take the TQ and win from Park Ki Jeong (Serpent) and Mugen driver Kim Yeoncheol. In the 1/8th GT class, Naksung Choi (Serpent) would bring home the win from Yoo Jegook (Hong Nor) and Park Chanyong (Mugen). Source: Serpent [serpent.com] Facebook Twitter Google+ Pin It

Team Corally Eclips 2100 dual output AC/DC charger

Team Corally Eclips 2100 dual output AC/DC charger

Coming from Team Corally is the Eclips 2100 dual output AC/DC multi-chemistry charger. With its 100W of charge power the device offers up to 10A charge current at channel 1 and up to 6A at channel two while an intelligent charge power distribution splits the available charge power between the two. Multi-chemistry-ready the charger can handle up to 6S LiXX packs, including LiHV batteries, up to 15 cell NiXX and also 2 to 20V lead-acid batteries. The two high-contrast displays help to monitor all of the batteries’ vital signs and two integrated, temperature-controlled fan units keep the internal …

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Active Hobby EPT bulkhead setup block

Japanese company Active Hobby Products have introduced their new EPT bulkhead setup block tool. Taking the idea of a bulkhead alignment tool a step further, the block also takes spool and diff axle alignment into consideration. First up the tool helps to align both the left and right hand bulkhead halves with an axle shaft dummy then also allowing to check the clearance and proper fit of the eccentric bearing and belt tensioner inserts while also allowing to check for any misalignment as result of a crash. Machined from aluminium and available in a range of colours, the tool is …

Hayato Ishioka wins JMRCA 1/12th Modified title

Hayato Ishioka wins JMRCA 1/12th Modified title

The world-famous Yatabe Arena in Japan played host to the 2016 JMRCA 1/12th Nationals this past weekend. In the Modified class, CRC’s Hayato Ishioka took the TQ with his Trinity-powered ride from Takaua Ito (Kyosho/Trinity) and Kosuke Suzuki (CRC/Trinity). In the A-mains, Hayato again came out fastest with things behind him mixed up heavily. At the end Toto Ebukuro (Yokomo/Yokomo) grabbed the runner-up spot, coming from the 6 spot on the grid, from Yokomo teammate Masatsugu Ito (Yokomo/Yokomo), who climbed up from 7th on the grid. Source: Kimihiko Yano [kimihiko-yano.jp] Facebook Twitter