June 5, 2017

Pan Car Masters 2017 – Report

…about Timo and Roger with Timo’s 235mm wide car having much better traction while Roger had a clear speed advantage on the straights with his 200mm car. In A2 Roger was able to pass Timo in the closing stages while Rainer again had to settle for 3rd overall. The deciding third final was highly expected and the top 2 drivers should deliver. Unfortunately Roger ran out of battery on the last lap which allowed Timo to bring home the leg and overall win. Roger came in 2nd overall from Rainer in 3rd. Due to the rain shower during the Formula…

May 9, 2017

Fenix introduces new touring & pan car CF options

…new are two 2.5mm quasi isotropic carbon fibre chassis for the Xray X1 and Fenix Mistral kits. Both sport excessive machining for improved torsional flex which can be beneficial in a variety of track conditions. The Xray variant weighs in at 52g while the Fenix Mistral chassis is slightly lighter at 49g. Finally comes a special front end plate for the VBC Lightning 10-235mm Pro10 car. Three different mounting positions for the front suspension allows to adjust the overall width in a 216mm to 224mm range with the in-between setting is 220mm. Source: Fenix [fenix-racing.com] Facebook Twitter Google+ Pin It…

May 5, 2017

New Protoform Pro-Lite & regular weight pan car bodies

…Protoform have introduced new Pro-Lite variants of their successful AMR-12, Strakka-12, BMR-12 and BMR-12.1 1/12th scale body shells as well as a regular weight variant of the Swift-235 Pro10 lid. The 1/12th bodies are made of genuine Lexan polycarbonate material and due to they very low weight they are recommended for the expert racer who is in search of the very last bit of performance. The Swift-235 body for 235mm wide Pro10 cars is moulded from 0.030″ Lexan and due to its higher stiffness and weight it is recommended for outdoor modified racing. Source: Protoform [racepf.com] Facebook Twitter…

May 3, 2017

Blaze Racing Longsword 235 wide Pro10 car kit

…Blaze Racing from Poland have introduced their new 235mm wide Longsword 235 Pro10 pan car kit. The car utilises a conventional link-type rear end design and a CRC front end in combination with a 3mm carbon fibre chassis and front suspension plate. The rear roll damper plate, designed to also protect the rear axle, as well as the centre shock plate, are cut from even thicker 3.5mm carbon fibre for outstanding rigidity. The power pod is of a sliding axle mount design for virtually step-less ride height adjustments while the rear brace also allows to mount a motor…

March 22, 2017

VBC Racing Lighting10M-235 Pro10 chassis kit

…VBC Racing have introduced the Lightning10M-235 Pro10 chassis kit. Taking design features of the Lightning12M and LightningFXM chassis, the 235mm wide car features a redesigned chassis that is narrower than the one used in the previous kit. It still allows for standard inline, shorty inline as well as transverse shorty battery positions but does away with the numerous side cutouts for optional weights, meaning an overall stiffer chassis construction. Also part of the package are new composite X Silver front upper and lower arms, a hardened steel diff axle, the True Big Bore centre shock as well as…

February 13, 2017

Capricorn P1-235 Pro10 chassis kit

…Italian company Capricorn have introduced the new P1-235 Pro10 chassis kit. Sharing most parts with the 200mm wide P1 car the 235mm Pro10 features a centre point bellcrank steering system with an in-line servo position, the kit comes with adjustable side links, an aluminium front stiffing rod and the chassis can accommodate optional tungsten weights to alter the weight bias and thus steering and overall traction. On top of this the motor pod allows to mount the speed controller in the motor area for even more weight distribution options. Source: Capricorn [capricornrc.com] Facebook Twitter Google+ Pin It…

February 10, 2017

VIP Performance VTE 235mm Pro10 kit

…German brand VIP Performance has released first images of their forthcoming VTE 235mm Pro10 kit. Based off of the championship-winning Vorlon, the VTE will feature a new thinner main chassis plate with side rails, it will utilise a 4mm lower V-link geometry and 2mm lower side links. To this add a new upper damper plate, a floating servo mount, a redesigned top deck for less tweak as well as new side wings. The car is meant to be lighter, it offers improved cornerspeed due to the optimised chassis stiffness and it will generate more traction for low grip…

February 10, 2017

Wynn & Ishioka win at 2017 Snowbird Nationals

…the upper hand by taking the TQ and A-main win from team mate Jeff Dayger in second and Cory Parsons in third while Kosuke had to settle for fourth overall. The old 235mm wide Pro10 cars are making a minor comeback racing outdoors at many tracks in Europe and Western USA and the 2017 Snowbirds also saw them raced indoors and in the A-main a small issue with the TQ machine allowed 2nd qualifier Hayato Ishioka to take the win from Dave Vera in second while Hayato’s teammate Takeshi Shinomiya took 3rd. Source: CRC [teamcrc.com] Facebook Twitter Google+ Pin It…

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