Exotek T3’11 centre steering link


Exotek Racing got in touch to show us their latest option part for the Xray T3’11 touring car. The centre link makes for an equalised steering geometry of left and right steering input when mounting the servo in the East/West configuration. The part is machined from 7075 aluminium and comes black anodised.

Click here to view a picture of the part in place

Saturday, August 20, 2011

Pietsch Euros Top Qualifier with new Mugen

Pietsch Euros Top Qualifier with new Mugen

Mugen designer Robert Pietsch gave his latest creation the MTX-5 its first accolade by securing Top Qualifier honours at the 200mm European Championships in Ettlingen, Germany.  Top Qualifier at the World Championships using the MTX-5’s predecessor, the German ace claimed his first Euros TQ with his time from yesterday’s second round of qualifying as no one could take advantage of the dry Q4 conditions to better his time.

View our event coverage here.

Friday, August 19, 2011

Dmitry Malyshko wins 4WD buggy @ Russian Cup Series RD4


Dmitry Malyshko has won the 4th round of the Russian EP Off-Road Cup series. The Race was held in Tula on the Hobby-Cents track with around 30 percent Astroturf and 70 percent dirt surface. After taking TQ after the qualification, Dmitry swept the A finals and won in front of Gennady Ereveev and Stepan Leshenko.

Source: Durango [team-durango.com]

Friday, August 19, 2011

Core RC UAC-50 universal digital charger


The Core RC UAC-50 universal digital charger is a multifunction balance and rapid charger/discharger controlled by a high performance microprocessor and specialised operating software. Making use of multi voltage input of 110-240v AC or 12v DC the multi-chemistry charger is compatible with all types of batteries including LiPo, Li-lon, LiFE, NiMH, NiCd, and Lead-Acid cells. The software programs include charing with up to 6 amps, discharging, balancing, cycling and storing. A JST XH balancer board and as well as adapter leads are included.

Click here to view the specifications and more pictures

Friday, August 19, 2011

Team Durango shock & diff oils


Team Durango are pleased to introduce their range of pro-level silicone-based shock absorber and differential oils. Available in sets, or individually, each oil has been tested and approved for optimum performance over a wide range of temperatures and track conditions. Ideal for the use with 1/10 and 1/8 off-road buggies and trucks. The shock oils range from 200 cst up to 700 cst  with the differential oils ranging from 1000 cst up to 20000 cst. Both lines are also available in handy sets of 11 and 10 bottles.

Click here to view the differential oil set

Friday, August 19, 2011

Spec-R T3 2011 & TCX option parts


Spec-R release new option parts for Xray’s T3 2011 Spec chassis and Hot Bodies TCX touring car. Made for the T3 are 7075 upper bulkhead parts machined from 7075 aluminium. Coming black anodised the parts feature an additional bracket with three location holes for the upper camber links to move them away from their kit position on the shock towers. Designed for the Hot Bodies TCX are lightweight Delrin front spool outdrive adapters that feature large outdrive saver rings and that are a direct replacement for the stock parts.

Click here to view the outdrives

Friday, August 19, 2011

Sandro Martines wins Brazilian St. André Champs Rd5


Sandro Martines has won the 5th round of St. André Championship in Brazil. Starting in the middle of grid and struggling with a rich setting of his engine during the first minutes of the race, the first pit stop and engine re-tune brought a change as KM H-K1 driver Sandro took the lead and won the 30 minutes final one lap ahead of Leandro Fares (Capricorn) and team mate Anderson Becheli (KM H-K1) who was leading the race until he ran out of fuel, ending his chances of winning and missing the second place by a few seconds. Paulo Cesar (KM H-K1) finished 4th.

Source: KM [km-rc.com]

Friday, August 19, 2011

Pietsch provisional Top Qualifier in Ettlingen

Pietsch provisional Top Qualifier in Ettlingen

Mugen’s Robert Pietsch is the overnight Top Qualifier for the 8th running of the 200mm European Championships after the German ace bettered Patrick Schäfer’s Q1 topping time by over 5-seconds in the second round of qualifying this evening in Germany.

View our event coverage here.

Thursday, August 18, 2011


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