LRP have introduced the updated iX8 V2 brushless speed controller for 1/8th scale applications. The second generation of this competition speedo features new hardware components and the v2.6 Team firmware. Overall the controller will stay cooler during the run for more consistent performance and improved brake control which is further helped by the new BR2 brake setting. For a faster take off the ESC’s software also comes with new and more aggressive Initial Drive settings. The package is rounded out by a full set of accessories including a fan unit and pre-soldered power wires.
Thursday, June 11, 2015
LRP America have announced the signing of Kyle Johnson to the LRP Factory Team for 2015. Coming from his recent win at the Nevada State Champs at the World-famous RC Tracks of Las Vegas Kyle will rely on LRP equipment to power his Nitro Buggy and E-Buggy and he will also be in attendance at the forthcoming ROAR 1/8th Fuel Nationals. Kyle had this to say:
I want to thank LRP America and JD Mora for this opportunity and I’m excited to run LRP products.
Source: LRP [lrp-america.com]
Wednesday, May 27, 2015
LRP have announced the signing of Italian top touring car driver Alessio Menicucci to their team. Despite his young age of 24 Alessio can show an impressive list of achievements including 11 National Championship titles, ETS Stock and Modified A-main appearances as well as EFRA Euros top 20 finishes. Alessio will use LRP’s full line of speedos, motors, batteries and electric equipment in his campaign that will see appearances at the ETS, the Italian UISP and AMSCI Nationals as well as the EFRA Euros.
Source: LRP [lrp.cc]
Tuesday, May 12, 2015
New from LRP comes the S10 Twister 2 Monster Truck Limited Edition ready-to-run kit. The 2WD electric off-road vehicle comes factory-assembled and it features an adjustable competition-inspired suspension with large-volume oil-filled shock absorbers, a sturdy drivetrain with metal gear differential, robust steel driveshafts and an adjustable slipper clutch. Included are also a powerful 540-size brushed motor, digital LRP AI Runner V2 speed controller, high-performance water-proof steering servo and a 2.4GHz radio system. The Limited Edition truck is rounded out by a newly designed truck body and a set of huge truck wheels and tyres. Also included are a suitable power pack and a wall charger.
Wednesday, May 6, 2015
LRP have carbon fibre shock towers for the S8 Rebel 1/8th scale buggy available. Made to improve stability while lowering the overall weight of the buggy the shock towers come cut from high-quality carbon fibre and they sport machined LRP logos for easy identification. The parts are available separately and fit both the S8 Rebel BX nitro and BXe electric buggy.
Wednesday, March 25, 2015
Following the introduction of the S10 Blast TC 2 rolling chassis kit LRP also have two ready-to-run versions available. Both feature the redesigned Blast TC 2 chassis with splash-waterproof receiver box, front CVA driveshafts, a tougher drivetrain and white competition shock springs. The touring car is available in the brushless-powered BL variant with a LRP Vector K7 4300kv motor and a Spin Pro RTR speed controller or as standard version with a Blast high torque brushed motor and a Wild Pack NiMH battery including charger. Both kits come with a 2.4GHz radio system, a splash-waterproof servo and pre-painted bodyshells.
Tuesday, March 3, 2015
LRP has announced the signing of Davide Ongaro to their nitro team. The young Italian was already using LRP equipment for his 1/10th off-road campaigns and he now made the move to race with LRP’s nitro engines, exhausts and equipment also. After making the 1/4 finale at the 2014 IFMAR Buggy Worlds and having the speed to proceed to the 1/2 final, which bad luck denied him, Davide is looking forward to the 2015 season with his new equipment.
Source: LRP [lrp.cc]
Friday, February 27, 2015
LRP have announced the contract renewal with 2013 IFMAR 4WD Offroad World Champion Steven Hartson. The Team Associated driver will continue to use LRP’s full line of electronics including brushless motors, speed controller, batteries, chargers and accessories as well as LRP’s nitro off-road engines for his 1/8th offroad excursions. Steven has the following to say about the deal:
I’ve trusted LRP equipment for 8 years now and I’m very happy to be continuing with LRP in 2015. LRP products have provided me awesome power throughout my career and I know there is more “Blue is Better” technology coming soon, starting with an entirely new battery line in April 2015. I look forward to using this new technology to defend my 4WD IFMAR World Championship at Yatabe Arena in Japan this year.
Source: LRP [lrp.cc]
Tuesday, February 24, 2015