January 19, 2017

HRC Racing Dual Star AC/DC charger

…HRC Distribution have introduced the new HRC Racing Dual Star dual output AC/DC multi-chemistry charger. Offering two independent 100W outputs the device packs a bunch of features including up to 10A charge current per channel, a multiple security system for save and easy cell monitoring, it comes with two back-lit LCD screens and dual 4-button menu operation. The charger is usable with up to 6S LiXX batteries per channel, it offers a dedicated LiHV mode and utilises a black heatsink-design case. The features are rounded out by an USB port to power mobile devices or pit lamps and…

January 10, 2017

FVSS LED pit board

…FVSS from Italy have released their customised LED pit board. With dimensions of 470x370mm, the pit board is equally useful for 1/10th and 1/8th on-road vehicles and the brightness of the background light is conveniently adjustable using buttons. Furthermore the board features scales on two sides to have a quick look at wheelbase and track width settings. Included with the board comes a 150cm USB power cable and thanks to the very low power consumption it can be powered by a simple power bank. Source: FVSS [fvssshop.it] Facebook Twitter Google+ Pin It…

January 6, 2017

110% Racing carbon fibre shock pod

…Coming from 110% Racing is the carbon fibre shock pod. Based on the original design the carbon fibre version is even lighter than before and has a wider footprint, making it more stable for a more secure stand on the pit table. It accommodates both 1/10th and 1/8th scale shocks and it is quick and easy to assemble and disassemble for storage. Source: 110% Racing [race110.com] Facebook Twitter Google+ Pin It…

December 14, 2016

Xceed 1/10th on-road aluminium tyre stand

…Keeping pit spaces more tidy and organised is now easier with the help of Xceed’s new aluminium tyre stand. Usable for Touring Car, Formula and Drift tyres the aluminium construction utilises grey anodised X-shaped aluminium side plates and inner struts that allow to fit two sets of touring car tyres in the narrow variant and two sets of wide formula tyres in the wide configuration. The set includes both sizes of struts for easy and convenient adaption. Source: Xceed [xceedrc.com] Facebook Twitter Google+ Pin It…

December 9, 2016

2016 Serpent Asia Cup – Report

…Serpent’s Michael Salven and Billy Easton who raced in the 1/8th on-road and GT Modified class respectively. The Asia Cup also attracted driver from America, Japan, Korea, Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand, Philippine, Taiwan, China and Hong Kong. With more then 100 drivers all on Serpent chassis, the races were intense with a friendly atmosphere around the pit area. There seems to be a resurgence of popularity of the 1/8th scale nitro on-road classes and this was underlined by the presence of three full heats. All eyes were on current German Champion and 977 series designer, Michael Salven. The veteran race showed…

November 22, 2016

Jarosz, Pillars, Day & Chambers win at NW Invitational

…The 7th Annual Northwest Invitational was held this past weekend at Cottage Grove R/C Raceway in Cottage Grove, Oregon. Located just 2 hours south of Portland, this first class off-road facility includes a fully stocked hobby shop, spacious pit areas, along with a hi-traction clay off-road track. In the Invitational 2wd Modified Buggy class, the overall Championship would come down to the 8th and final round of racing between Kyosho America teammates Chris Jarosz & Tanner Day. Jarosz would go onto run a flawless race to take the heat win and the overall Championship with his RB6.6. Day…

November 21, 2016

Kurzbuch wins in China following epic battle with Davis

…In the second a-main there was some dramas as Hachler struggled with his engine and Jilles Groskamp having a problem on the first lap that required attention from his pit crew. But the 30 minute race settled down until the 10 minute mark when it would rain just as Serpent driver Merlin Depta took over the lead. The race would be stopped and a delay taken as the track dried. It was decided then to run the final 20 minutes and combine the results and because of this it would be impossible to get the fastest 5th place driver from…

November 16, 2016

Edward Sio wins Philippine Nitro Truggy Nationals

…the lead with Edward on the 2 spot, about 20 seconds behind. Nani Tagle was hot on the heels of Edward and both would eventually swap positions at the pit stops until Nani had to retire after a bad landing of his truck. This promoted Clemen into third and up front and with about ten minutes to go, Jordan’s lead slowly decreased from 20 down to three seconds. About four minutes from the end, Edward was chasing Jordan hard and when the latter came in for a final splash and dash, he suffered a flame out but despite a quick…

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