Upgrade RC Vortex 10 Seven 1/10th buggy rear wing

Upgrade RC Vortex 10 Seven 1/10th buggy rear wing

Upgrade RC’s Vortex 10 Seven Lexan wing was designed to suit mid-motor 2WD and 4WD 1/10th buggies. Just like its predecessor the unique Dimple System helps to decrease friction drag at higher speeds and increases downforce with reduced drag at low speeds. The wing comes with a set of two side number plates and mounting grids for easy installation.

Source: Upgrade RC [rcidcustom.com]

Tuesday, August 4, 2015

HPI Racing Pro-Series Temp Driver

HPI Racing Pro-Series Temp Driver

The HPI Racing Pro-Series Temp Driver is a combined infra-red temperature gauge and a flat blade screw driver to adjust the needles of nitro engine carburettors. No longer multiple tools are needed trackside or while bashing to obtain perfect engine tuning. The tool allows to check the temperature of any nitro engine properly as the plug obtains the correct temperature reading, while the flat blade driver helps to fine-tune all carburettor needles. The tool is supplied in a metal tin and it can also be used by electric drivers wanting to keep an eye on motor, speedo, battery or tyre temperatures.

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Monday, August 3, 2015

1/5th & 1/8th GT World Cup warm-up race – Report

1/5th & 1/8th GT World Cup warm-up race – Report

The warm-up race for the 2015 1/5th and 1/8th GT World Cup took place last weekend in Kepong, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Apart from the two classes of the World Cup, the race also saw 1/8th and 1/10th nitro on-road racing. In the 1/8th GT Class, Thailand’s Paphon C would take the TQ ahead of local drivers KL Lim and Nick Chong. In the 1/8th class Nelson Lee came out fastest from Alvin Ng.

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Monday, August 3, 2015

Xray NT1 1° king pin angle steering blocks

Xray NT1 1° king pin angle steering blocks

Xray have new steering blocks for the NT1 200mm nitro on-road car available. Designed for the use with carbon fibre aerodiscs the steering knuckles feature 1 degree king pin angle for improved in-corner steering. The parts are marked for easy identification and they are available separately for the left and right hand side of the car.

Source: Xray [teamxray.com]

Monday, August 3, 2015

Mon-Tech MF-10 bodyshell & moulded Formula wings

Mon-Tech MF-10 bodyshell & moulded Formula wings

Italian company Mon-Tech has a new 200mm pan car bodyshell and moulded wing for 1/10th Formula models available. Starting with the body, the MF-10 is based off of the M-10 with both sharing pretty similar front end designs but the MF-10 has a more “1/8th scale-ish” rear portion with incorporated side dams and a large tunnel behind the cockpit to channel the airflow towards the rear wing. Moulded from high-quality 0.75mm polycarbonate material the body includes decals and window masks.

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Monday, August 3, 2015

Xray Work.Shop Denmark – Announcement

Xray Work.Shop Denmark – Announcement

Glostrup RC track in Denmark will play host for the Xray Work.Shop Denmark on the 8th and 9th of August. Xray’s Mike Gosvig will sit down with interested Xray owners to provide technical and setup support for the company’s T4, XB4 2WD and 4WD cars. More information can be found here.

Source: Xray [teamxray.com]

Monday, August 3, 2015

Tonisport Onroad Series Austria – Report

Tonisport Onroad Series Austria

The pilot race of the Tonisport Onroad Series Austria was held at the 1. MRC Wiener Neustadt track in Vienna over the weekend. Despite being scheduled on the weekend before the EFRA 1/10th Electric Off-road European Championships in the UK the event attracted more than 100 drivers including international guests such as Bruo Coelho, Ronald Völker, Yannic Prümper and Marc Rheinard to name just a few. In the Touring Car Modified class Ronald Völker and Bruno Coelho fought for the TQ position with Marc Rheinard also being in the mix. At the end it was Ronald who came out fastest from Bruno and Marc.

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Monday, August 3, 2015

JJ Wang wins Worlds Warm-up race in Americana City

JJ Wang wins Worlds Warm-up race in Americana City

The GP Brazil, the warm-up race for this year’s IFMAR 1/8th Nitro On-road World Championship, was held in Americana City this past weekend. The turnout was pretty low in the 1/8th class as many drivers feared security and immigration issues but according to JJ Wang’s father Rick everything went very smooth, with no issues and no security concerns at all. As for the racing, JJ dominated both the qualifiers and the final by taking the TQ some two laps ahead of Cesar Salvadori and Kazuo Ohara. In the 45-minute main final JJ took the win from Cesar who ended the race some three laps down. Eduardo Geraldelli came in 3rd another five laps down on Cesar to round out the podium.

Image: Adriano Berton Shots

Monday, August 3, 2015

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