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May 16, 2012

3Racing F1 wings & JLB03 Type A body

3Racing’s new High Downforce lexan front wing for direct drive F1 chassis, fits the Tamiya F103, F104, their own F109 and soon to be released F113. The front wing has been designed and tested for the purpose of performance under racing conditions. The replaceable airfoil part of the wing is made of clear polycarbonate while the main nose part is made of impact resistant composite plastic providing the necessary structural integrity.

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May 16, 2012

JConcepts Summer Tour – Announcement

JConcepts will keep the racing going this summer in Florida with the announcement of the Summer Tour. These 3 standalone events will kick off on June 2nd at FZRC in Sarasota, Florida before a July 7th stop at eXtreme Hobby Zone in Winter Haven, FL and ending on July 28th at Shiverville in High Springs, FL. Come out and race these laid back events to help keep the Summer time blues away. More information can be found on the official event site here.


May 16, 2012

T-Work’s pinion gear holder

T-Work’s have produced this aluminium pinion gear holder for M1 pinion gears. Most 1/8th and Short Course electric motors are designed to use M1 pinion gears which fits onto a 5mm armature shaft. This convenient holder will take up to 10 M1 pinion gears and comes in black, red, orange and Tamiya blue. T-Work’s also makes the same pinion gear holder for 1/10th pinion gears.

Source: T-Work’s [rc-tworks.com]


May 16, 2012

The Lutz Edition Alpha Plus engine

Alpha Plus and Ryan Lutz have teamed together to produce ‘The Lutz Edition’ Alpha Plus Engine. Based off the popular A852 model from Alpha Plus, the Lutz Edition has a few performance and cosmetic tweaks that give it a one of a kind look and feel. It starts at the top with the in-your-face hot pink signature cooling head sure to make you and your race vehicle stand out at the track. Drivers know that to race pink you have to be fast and that’s what this engine will ensure. The engine head itself is 2 fins lower than current Alpha Plus Models, providing 2 fins that wrap around the top of the crankcase to provide better cooling, while also boasting a lower Center of Gravity.

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May 16, 2012

Xray RX8 adjustable aluminium servo saver

For the RX8 Xray have introduced this aluminium servo saver with adjustable rod mount to allow quick and easy adjustment of steering ackermann with 4 settings available. Ultra-strong construction for increased lifespan and durability it has been CNC-machined from premium Swiss 7075 T6 aluminium.

Source: Xray [teamxray.com]


May 16, 2012

Adam Drake triple at JBRL Nitro Rd2

The 2012 JBRL Nitro Series is in full swing and the second stop on the series took place last weekend at Revelation Raceway with over 200 entries.  Many of the world’s best were on hand including the current World Champion Cody King, Ryan Cavalieri, Adam Drake, Mike Truhe, Ryan Maifield, Travis Amezcua, Dylan Rodriguez, Richard Saxton and Steve Hartson. The layout started out smooth and high speed, but by the end of the weekend is was very technical and rough. It was Adam Drake who dominated the event by winning three classes.

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