Kyosho America announce the Plazma Formula on-road kit. Designed for competition use in the growing Formula classes world wide the kit features a simple and effective design with inline battery position, durable independent front suspension with adjustable upper A-arms, FRP reinforced chassis, oil-filled centre shock and single roll damper, as well as a 7075 aluminium motor mount. Ride height is adjustable via spacers in five steps to accommodate various tyre diameters. The front wing provides protection for the chassis as it is made with a moulded plastic base and features a polycarbonate cover while the rear of the chassis comes with a detachable diffuser. Needed for completion are F103-size tyres, body and radio equipment.
Round six of the Northern Regional Series 2012 took place at the Central Scotland Offroaders. Serpent driver Alastair Stevenson won round one of the qualification, with team mate Dave Brown winning rounds two and three for TQ. With their Serpent 811 truggies dialled in for the damp conditions, both drivers left the competition behind and battled it out for the lead of the 22 minute main. Dave took the win with Alastair just two seconds behind.
CRC and VBC team drivers Dave Johnson and Andrew Knapp went away with wins in their respective classes at the recent ROAR paved on-road Nationals. Andrew did the double by TQ’ing in both the 17.5T TC and 1/12th 17.5T class and also winning the latter with his CTC Gen-Xi car. In TC the pole setter ended up in third position leaving the win to VBC Wildfire team mate Dave Johnson.
New from Much More Racing comes the Nano off-road traction compound and the Sanwa M12 and MT-4 transmitter LiPo battery pack. Starting with the traction compound the Nano called tire softener is available in Green and Red formula and is designed to give electric and nitro tires an improved grip on slick clay surfaces. The traction compound comes in spray bottles for easy application. Made for the Sanwa M12 and MT-4 transmitters is Much More Racing’s 2500mAh 7.4V LiPo battery pack. It comes pre-wired with a Sanwa-compatible plug and balancing port and sports dimensions of 95x30x12.5mm with a weight of 97g.
Power-Save-Racing introduce new air filter sets for the HongNor X3 and Carson Specter II 1/8th nitro off-road buggies. The foam elements are designed to perfectly match with the vehicles air filter boxes and come as sets of 6 or 12 elements including 45ml or 90ml air filter oil respectively. The material used makes for an improved air flow and optimized dust protection.
Ballistic Buggy re-release their 2WD front spike tire in the soft pink compound. The popular wet weather compound completes the Mini Spike line of soft tires that already included a 4WD front and general rear one.
The anticipation is building for the 2012 JConcepts Indoor Clash. With over 450 pre-registered drivers, Flowood RC Park is going to be hit with the most unique event of the year. If you have not get ready, as the Clash will be highlighted by the head-to-head match-up featuring Team Associated’s Ryan Maifield vs. TLR’s Dustin Evans in three different classes of competition including a worlds prelude in the 1/8th buggy nitro division. An event featuring these top 2 drivers is not the only competition in the house, the Clash presents 14 classes with drivers coming in from all around to compete against each other in this 6th annual event. The Clash is a can’t miss event. For more information feel free to visit the event’s site here.
Team C Racing introduce the TS4TE Team Edition kit, a 4WD short course truck based on the standard TS4. The Team Edition features many option parts such as 12mm big bore shock absorbers, aluminium arm mounts, centre bulkhead carbon stiffener and anti-roll bars. The rolling chassis comes with clear lexan body shell but without tyres and becomes available soon.