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PL: Prime VTR 2.4” 2WD Off-Road Buggy Front Tires

PL: Prime VTR 2.4” 2WD Off-Road Buggy Front Tires This is a pair of Prime VTR 2.4” 2WD Off-Road Buggy Front Tires. Many indoor off-road race tracks have turned to carpet or pure clay style dirt in search of ultimate traction, eliminating the need for traditional treaded tires. Pro-Line’s all new Prime tires are targeted directly at racers currently running full “slick” tires, saving them from having to grind treaded tires down while delivering improved performance. Pro-Line’s Prime tires feature unique grooves that add traction and stability when the track is freshly watered or when there…

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Pro-Line: 1/10th V2 Closed Cell Rear Foam

Pro-Line: 1/10th V2 Closed Cell Rear Foam This is a pair of 1:10 V2 Closed Cell Foam Inserts. Pro-Line is ready to unleash the Second Generation of 1:10 Buggy Rear Closed Cell Foam Inserts to the masses with the new V2 Foam! The V2 foam is made specifically for standard 2.2” Buggy Rear Tires and features lateral cut internal grooves for improved cornering consistency and ultimately more traction on a variety of surfaces. Pro-Line’s new V2 foam is already a proven performer winning 2 1:10 National Championships with Ty Tessmann and Dakotah Phend and also being chosen as the Reedy International Off-road Race of Champions…

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Matrix electric touring car rubber tyres

Matrix have a new line of touring car rubber tyres available for both carpet and asphalt racing. The carpet-specific tyre is available in 28 shore and 32 shore hardness while the asphalt tyre come in harder 34, 36 or 40 shore rubber. All tyres are available pre-glued on white disc rims and they are built using moulded double hardness inserts while the shore hardness is printed on the outside of the rim for easy identification. Source: Matrix [matrixtires.it]

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Mibosport Cup Christmas Race – Date change

The traditional Christmas Race of the popular Mibosport Cup will take place at a later date due to technical and operational reasons at the Hotel Sport venue in Hrotovice. The event will now be held on the 3rd of January 2015. The race will also see the use of the popular black ETS carpet. The next dates of the Mibosport Cup series have already been set and won’t be changed. Thus the 4th round will be held on the 14th of February 2015, a week earlier than it was originally announced, and the final round including the podium ceremony will take place on the…

WRC STX Evo 2014 electric touring car kit

WRC STX Evo 2014 electric touring car kit

WRC from Italy introduce the STX Evo 2014 electric touring car kit. The car is based on the standard 2014 model and features new 3mm lower shock towers for a lower centre of gravity as well as new shorter shock absorbers with CNC-machined 7075 aluminium bodies. Along with the shocks come 6 new spring sets with four linear and two progressive springs. Also included are a redesigned differential with improved sealing and an overall lower weight. From standard the kit now comes with the optional 52mm ECS driveshafts, front and rear graphite arms, and super-lightweight gear diff outdrives. Source: WRC [wrc-racing

PL: Extended F/R Body Mounts for Stampede 4×4

PL: Extended F/R Body Mounts for Stampede 4×4

PL: Extended Front & Rear Body Mounts for Stampede 4×4 This is an Extended Body Mount Kit with Secure-Loc Caps for the Stampede 4×4. Pro-Line continues to innovate with more must-have accessories for your 1:10 Monster Truck. The all-new Pro-Line body mount kit includes adjustable body mounts so you can fit any body on your truck perfectly! But, the Pro-Line Engineers did not stop there. Instead of just using the same old flimsy body clips that always get lost and bent up, the Pro-Line Extended Body Mount kit includes a revolutionary screw on body mounting system for a strong…

PL: Prime VTR 2.4″ Off-Road Buggy Rear Tires

PL: Prime VTR 2.4″ Off-Road Buggy Rear Tires

Prime VTR 2.4″ Off-Road Buggy Rear Tires This is a pair of Prime VTR 2.4” Off-Road Buggy Rear Tires. Many indoor off-road race tracks have turned to carpet or pure clay style dirt in search of ultimate traction, eliminating the need for traditional treaded tires. Pro-Line’s all new Prime tires are targeted directly at racers currently running full “slick” tires, saving them from having to grind treaded tires down while delivering improved performance. Pro-Line’s Prime tires feature unique grooves that add traction and stability when the track is freshly watered or when there is a slight layer of …

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Capricorn Tesla rubber touring car tyres

Italian company Capricorn introduce their new line of Tesla touring car rubber tyres. Available in a softer 32 shore and a harder 36 shore variant the tyres are good for carpet and asphalt racing and they come pre-glued with a carpet-specific bi-compound and an asphalt-specific standard compound insert. Source: Capricorn [capricornrc.com]

Agama A215 1/8th nitro buggy kit

Agama A215 1/8th nitro buggy kit

Nemo Racing introduce the new Agama A215 1/8th nitro off-road buggy kit. The A215 takes all the attributes of the previous A8 platform, and builds upon them to bring the buggy to a new level of performance. Taking the strength and durability of the A8, the new A215 improves those features and after extensive testing from Agama’s international team of drivers, the latest kit is meant to represent a marked improvement in terms of handling, stability, traction and jumping. Incorporating new weight distribution, suspension geometry and steering amongst many other features, the A215 has evolved into a race winning product. To…

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Xceed 1/8th & 1/10th off-road car stand

New from Xceed comes a strong and light off-road stand for 1/8th and 1/10th scale off-road vehicles. It is ideal as work-station to prepare the car on while two lines of medium and large diameter holes in the top-deck take shock absorbers while filling them with oil. Strong and durable rubber feet keep the stand well in position and it is available in green or black anodising. Source: Xceed [xceedrc.com]

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Colin Price re-signs with Schumacher

Schumacher announce that long term Schumacher driver and 2014 BRCA Modified Vice-Champion Colin Price has re-signed to the team. The quiet man of the Touring Car scene, but a true competitor who never gives an inch, Colin had his best year in 2014 taking second in the BRCA Nationals, just 1 point off the Champion Olly Jefferies and ahead of Chris Grainger and Elliott Harper and Andy Moore. Along with Colin comes his super fast brother Lee who last year also finished second in the BRCA Pro Stock Championship. Colin had this to say: Firstly I’d like to thank everyone at Schumacher for the support over…

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Tekno EB/ET48 & SCT410 tapered driveshafts

Tekno introduce tapered front centre driveshafts for the EB/ET48 and the SCT410 kits. Made from 7075 aluminium the shafts are 10g lighter than the stock parts, they are tapered for strength and uniformity and come laser-etched with the Tekno RC logo. The design will also let them spin truer for a more precise running drivetrain and they are available as EB/ET and SCT specific item. Source: Tekno [teknorc.com]

Pro-Line: Phantom Clear Body for Yokomo B-Max 2

Pro-Line: Phantom Clear Body for Yokomo B-Max 2

Pro-Line: Phantom Clear Body for Yokomo B-Max 2 This is a Phantom Clear Body for Yokomo B-Max 2. A brand new body style has hit the scene from the mind of Pro-Line driver Lee Martin: the Phantom. Featuring a Stealthy cab forward look and sweeping body lines that flow back to a single point, the Phantom has the style and performance you have been looking for. The optional center fin adds additional high speed stability and finishes off the design of this fresh looking body. The B-Max 2 Phantom fits snugly around the chassis for an ultra-low…

PL: Prime VTR 2.4” 4wd Off-Road Buggy Front Tires

PL: Prime VTR 2.4” 4wd Off-Road Buggy Front Tires

PL: Prime VTR 2.4” 4wd Off-Road Buggy Front Tires This is a pair of Prime VTR 2.4” 4wd Off-Road Buggy Front Tires. Many indoor off-road race tracks have turned to carpet or pure clay style dirt in search of ultimate traction, eliminating the need for traditional treaded tires. Pro-Line’s all new Prime tires are targeted directly at racers currently running full “slick” tires, saving them from having to grind treaded tires down while delivering improved performance. Pro-Line’s Prime tires feature unique grooves that add traction and stability when the track is freshly watered or when there is a …

PL: Interco TSL SX Super Swamper 3.8″ Tires Mounted

PL: Interco TSL SX Super Swamper 3.8″ Tires Mounted

PL: Interco TSL SX Super Swamper 3.8″ All Terrain Tires Mounted This is a pair of 3.8” Super Swamper Tires mounted on F-11 Wheels. Under official license from Interco Tire Corporation, Pro-Line is proud to announce the mounted version of the 3.8” Interco TSL SX Super Swamper in the legendary M2 compound. With “almost scale” not being acceptable and access to Interco’s design data, Pro-Line’s engineering staff has reproduced the Super Swamper in a scale configuration not previously available for 3.8” Monster Trucks. The new 3.8” Super Swamper is perfect for guys that want a licensed scale tire and unmatched performance …

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Ellis Stafford renews with Team Losi Racing

Horizon Hobby announce that Ellis Stafford has extended his contract with Horizon Hobby and TLR for the 2015 race season. Ellis has been the lead figure for the 1/10th scale team in the UK with some great results in his first season and with this experience he will be looking to better this years performance undoubtedly. He will continue to provide feedback on the UK race scene to the team in the states as well as developing set ups and contesting in the UK national series as well as the Euros that are to be held at the RHR facility amongst…

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CS Electronic CS-Rocket V4 speed controller

German company CS-Electronic introduce their latest 1/10th brushless speed controller, the CS-Rocket V4. The follow-up model of the controller that won the 2009 IFMAR 1/10th Buggy Worlds features a black anodised aluminium case, a 120A rating for a 3.0T motor limit, it is usable with 2S to 3S LiPo packs and comes with a 6V/3A BEC system. As for the software features the controller incorporates 10 Modified, Boosted and Blinky class profiles, and it is highly adjustable using an optional programming box or the included USB interface. The speedo is available in a standard or pre-wired version …

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RDRP B5 series VTS Slipper Option Kit

Revolution Design Racing Products introduce the VTS Slipper Option Kit for the B5 and B5M, designed to make the most out of the original Team Associated clutch. The 4-piece kit replaces the standard outer and inner aluminium slipper plates with vented variants for improved heat dissipation and fading-free operation. Also the centre VTS plate is replaced with a vented and hard-coated aluminium plate while the VTS slipper housing, originally a moulded composite part, is supplied in a lightweight, blue anodised and laser-etched aluminium variant. Like the slipper plate the housing is of a vented design to not …

Project Build: Norm Zondervan’s ’73 Bronco Axial / Tamiya Scaler

Project Build: Norm Zondervan’s ’73 Bronco Axial / Tamiya Scaler

Friend of the mag Norm Zondervan has built some of our favorite machines, and his ’73 Bronco from our March 2014 issue is a favorite. Built on a modded Axial SCX10 chassis and outfitted with RC4WD and Pro-Line gear, the topper is a Tamiya body that’s as well-detailed as any hard ABS shell but is actually Lexan–pretty sweet. Click the pics to enlarge and dig in.   RC Car Action –

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Naoto Matsukura and Yokomo part ways

Multiple IFMAR 1/12th World Champion and current Electric Touring Car World Champion Naoto Matsukura today announced his shock departure from long term sponsor Yokomo. The protege of RC legend Masami Hirosaka has been under contract with the Japanese manufacturer for the last 10 years and it us understood that both parties parted ways amicably. When contacted the Japanese star gave no information about his future plans or his reason for leaving but it is strange timing with the Yatabe Arena in Japan, Yokomo’s own track, hosting the 1/10th EP offroad Worlds next October. More information as we get it.