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October 19, 2012

GP3F 9th Edition – Announcement

The MRC Longwy club have announced the 9th edition of their GP3F race, which will be held on the 15th and 16th of December 2012 in Longwy, France close to the Luxembourg Belgium border. Open to Modified and Pro Stock touring car, the event will be capped at 120 drivers and run on a large technical track with plenty of running for all racers. The race has attracted a large entry of the finest racers with Ronald Volker, Marc Rheinard and more confirmed. Entry will open on the 24th of October so be don’t be late as it will fill fast. More information on the event can be found at the official site here.


October 19, 2012

RDRP DEX210 aluminium thumb screws

These RDRP DEX210 aluminium thumb screws are CNC-machined from 7075-T6 aluminium, come gold anodised and laser etched to add cool looks to your DEX210 buggy. The thumb screws are slightly larger in size to make for easier handling when swapping battery packs. They are usable with the stock plastic as well as both the RDRP DEX210 Aluminium and Carbon Fibre Battery Plate (above) and of course all other vehicles that make use of metrical thumb screws.

Source: RDRP [revolution-rc.com]


October 19, 2012

Contact Double Compound 1/10th front tire

After months of tests on several different tracks including 2 weeks of testing in Thailand on the circuit which will host the 1/10th World Championship, Contact are pleased to announce a new double compound front tyre. With excellent feedback from multiple World and European Championship winners Robert Pietsch, Dario Balestri and Andy Moore they have concluded that these new tyres give more steering on all the tracks and in varying conditions. The tyres also help to avoid traction rolling problems which can occur on high grip tracks or finals where larger tyres are used. Available in 4 different hardness’s, Soft, Medium, Hard and Super Hard all mounted on our black carbon rim.

Source: Contact [racing-cars.com]


October 19, 2012

Mibosport Cup Rd1 – Announcement

The opening round of the Mibosport Cup takes place next weekend in Hrotovice, Czech Republic. The event which is open to both on road and off road classes on 2 tracks in the one hall, has already attracted over 90 entries including a strong entry from the Xray team with Martin and Juraj confirmed with Martin Bayer set to run the all new Xray EP buggy at the event. One of the stars of last weekend’s ETS Dominic Vogl is also set to compete with the Awesomatix along with top Czech drivers, Michal Bok, Marek Cerny and Radek Flek. More information on this first event as well as the whole series can be found here.


October 18, 2012

Ralf Dennenmoser double at Bawü Cup

With 197 participants during the season the Bawü Cup is one of Germany’s biggest Off-Road racing series. The 6th and final round took place at Großheubach recently which attracted only 80 drivers this time because of the bad weather forecast. Sonic engines driver Ralf “Bombe” Dennenmoser dominated the event TQ’ing both the truggy and the buggy class as well as winning both semi finals and finals. In the truggy class he managed to do 11 minute pit-stops which gave him a big advantage over the other competitors. He won the 20min semi-final by 3 laps and also in the final he was 3 laps in front after 20min. Unfortunately he had a small technical problem but as he was fast enough he crossed the finishing line one lap in front of the second placed driver.

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October 18, 2012

David Spashett dominates BRCA 1/12th opener

Round 1 of the 2012/12 BRCA 1/12th scale nationals took place at Teesside last weekend and for many of the competitors it was like stepping into a time warp. David Spashett made a successful return to 1/12th scale racing last winter and over the summer has been working hard to improve his chassis and driving skills. He arrived at Teesside having recently won the third round of the popular AMC summer shootout series at Chesterfield so was in confident form heading into the event.

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October 18, 2012

RDRP Ultra Pinion 48DP set

The RDRP Ultra Pinion 48DP set includes a total of 16 pinions in sizes of 15 to 30T to cover all of your gearing needs. The lightweight design and true cut makes them outperform any other pinion gear out there, reduce the running noise and let the drivetrain of your vehicle become even more efficient for improved performance. Each pinion is CNC-cut from high quality 7075-T6 aluminium, hard coated and laser-etched for a long lasting finish and easy recognition of the pinion size. Included in the set is the RDRP Ultra Pinion Holder, a CNC-machined 7075-T6 aluminium plate that helps you to securely store your precious RDRP pinions. Also available separately.

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