MCD have introduced a 15T double lever servo arm for the use with Savöx SV-0235 and Hitec 840 series servos. The servo horn is machined from high-quality aluminium and it comes anodised in a brownish colour to match the remainder of the company’s option parts. The arm is of a lowered design to optimise the steering geometry in order to providing better steering power transfer to the servo saver.
Indoor RC Oeste recently held a grand opening race to celebrate their new 1/8th off-road outdoor track. Kyosho driver Joao Figueiredo took the TQ in the nitro class and he would also bring home the win from TLR’s Goncalo Melo and Xray’s Pedro Gomes. Over in E-Buggy it was again Joao with the in s Pedro and Goncalo battled for the 2 spot with the better end for Pedro as Goncalo had to settle for 3rd overall.
The Danish town of Tinglev near the German border played host to round 4 of the DRCMU series recently. In the Touring Modified class Xray’s Mike Gosvig made a clean sweep in the qualifiers and finals, winning all legs with a two to four second margin. Awesomatix driver Patrick Hornum would come in 2nd from Patrick Danielsen (Xray) 3rd.
Fenix Racing have introduced a range of option parts for 1/10th formula cars such as the Xray X1 and Fenix’s own Mistral kit. First up is a front body mount that allows to run LMP body shells. The mount is machined from high-quality carbon fibre and it is usable with most of today’s formula pan cars at it uses the standard front wing mounting positions. Also new is a rear LMP body mount exclusively designed for the Xray X1. In addition to the above parts Fenix have a O-ring battery retainer and 2mm wider front arms available for their Mistral formula pan car. The battery retainer includes a new battery brace for secure mounting and the wider front arms will add steering and stability in both low and high-grip conditions.
Coming from Reds Racing are their new Durabell series 13T and 14T clutch bells for TLR and Tekno cars. The clutch bells are made of high-quality steel and the special coating treatment allows the teeth to last longer compared to standard clutch bells, transferring power from the clutch to the spur gear and the rest of the drive train with consistency and reliability. A special vented design also guarantees lower temperatures and cleaner clutch shoe engagement for a longer life of both bell and clutch shoes. The inner diameter of the bell is 26.6mm and it uses a 5x10x4mm front and 5x13x4mm rear bearing.
The second round of the Czech Open Electric On-road Series was held recently and in the Touring Modified class it was Matej Šulc (Xray) who took all qualifiers by over seven seconds from Petr Grof (Yokomo) 2nd and Michal Blahovský (Xray) 3rd. In finals Petr found some speed and got close to Matej but ultimately it was Matej with the win over Petr and Michal.
Xray have announced the signing of European GT8 champion, Toni Santana to their factory team. Toni is also a multi-times Spanish GT8 champ and he will be using Xray’s GTX8 platform at national and international events such as the Euros and Worlds. Toni says:
I am following the work of Xray for a long time and I have been always amazed by the professionalism and dedicated approach for the continuous development of the cars. I am very happy to be part of this great family, to be able to participate on the further development of the GT platform and I am really happy to be part of the team. I hope to return that trust with work and results and I will work very hard to showcase next year at the European and World Championship.
Coming from Yeah Racing is a set of six brass chassis balance weights. They are machined from high-quality material, come black coated for looks and corrosion resistance and they sport gold colour edge details for additional visual impact. The 6-piece set includes two 5g, 10g and 15g weights each, all of which feature an M3 thread for easy installation on chassis and suspension parts, making them usable for on-road and off-road kits as well as rock crawlers and many other applications.