Intech Racing have more images of their forthcoming ERSC-10 1/10th scale 4WD short course truck available following a first teaser image some days ago. Sharing many parts with the BR-6 1/8th off-road buggy the SC truck is of a sturdy design with a hard anodised aluminium chassis, a 3-diff drivetrain, enclosed receiver box, a combined battery and speed controller mounting plate and durable suspension components including machined aluminium shock towers and large-volume aluminium shock absorbers. Other features included are aluminium suspension mounts with inserts for the suspension pins, front and rear anti-roll bars and adjustable turnbuckles.
Radtec RC now have a 1-piece servo mount for the Yokomo BD7 2014 and 2015 available. Made from machined 7075-T6 aluminium and coming black anodised and with machined silver edges the mount attaches to the chassis using three screws for a solid fastening even when the going gets tough. Incorporated into the design is an antenna mount and a battery stopper screw.
Muchmore introduce the Fleta ZX 3.5T 1:12 World Champion Spec brushless motor built to the same specifications as used by Marc Rheinard to win the 2014 IFMAR 1/12th scale World Championship title. Housed in a full aluminium can with large airflow holes the motor features a redesigned stator and 12.0mm rotor to make for higher RPM, a super-mild power curve and a low running temperature. The rear timing end plate sports a specially designed protector for the sensor wire and connector that saves all parts from harm.
Matrix have a new line of touring car rubber tyres available for both carpet and asphalt racing. The carpet-specific tyre is available in 28 shore and 32 shore hardness while the asphalt tyre come in harder 34, 36 or 40 shore rubber. All tyres are available pre-glued on white disc rims and they are built using moulded double hardness inserts while the shore hardness is printed on the outside of the rim for easy identification.
The traditional Christmas Race of the popular Mibosport Cup will take place at a later date due to technical and operational reasons at the Hotel Sport venue in Hrotovice. The event will now be held on the 3rd of January 2015. The race will also see the use of the popular black ETS carpet. The next dates of the Mibosport Cup series have already been set and won’t be changed. Thus the 4th round will be held on the 14th of February 2015, a week earlier than it was originally announced, and the final round including the podium ceremony will take place on the 14th of March 2015. The ranking leaders in the respective classes after round two are Kuba Simurda in Touring Car Modified, Rene Kölbel in TC Stock LRP and Formula, Marcell Wostalek in 1/12th scale and Martin Bayer in the 2WD and 4WD buggy classes.
WRC from Italy introduce the STX Evo 2014 electric touring car kit. The car is based on the standard 2014 model and features new 3mm lower shock towers for a lower centre of gravity as well as new shorter shock absorbers with CNC-machined 7075 aluminium bodies. Along with the shocks come 6 new spring sets with four linear and two progressive springs. Also included are a redesigned differential with improved sealing and an overall lower weight. From standard the kit now comes with the optional 52mm ECS driveshafts, front and rear graphite arms, and super-lightweight gear diff outdrives.
Italian company Capricorn introduce their new line of Tesla touring car rubber tyres. Available in a softer 32 shore and a harder 36 shore variant the tyres are good for carpet and asphalt racing and they come pre-glued with a carpet-specific bi-compound and an asphalt-specific standard compound insert.
Nemo Racing introduce the new Agama A215 1/8th nitro off-road buggy kit. The A215 takes all the attributes of the previous A8 platform, and builds upon them to bring the buggy to a new level of performance. Taking the strength and durability of the A8, the new A215 improves those features and after extensive testing from Agama’s international team of drivers, the latest kit is meant to represent a marked improvement in terms of handling, stability, traction and jumping.