Mark Green continues winning form at BRCA Rd2

Mark Green continues winning form at BRCA Rd2

The second round of this years BRCA 1/8th circuit national championship was located at the famous Wombwell circuit, which is part of a large Karting complex. This track is loved by all the drivers since it contains a combination of slow and fast flowing corners which is a joy to drive when driven on the edge. The weather forecast did not look too good for Sunday, but thankfully it was a dry weekend. With time restrictions in place due to the noise levels, the Committee decided to run open practice with a lunch break. This made the track at times very congested with a lot of fast cars easily catching up the slower cars and damage was inevitable.

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Thursday, May 20, 2010

Capricorn LAB-C01 magnesium radio plate brackets

Capricorn LAB-C01 magnesium radio plate brackets

New for the European ‘B’ Champion LAB-C01, Capricorn have introduced these new radio plate & belt tensioner support brackets. Made from magnesium they are 43% lighter than the standard aluminium part and help lower the car’s centre of gravity. Available soon.

Source: Capricorn [capricornrc.com]

Thursday, May 20, 2010

Xceed Super Barchetta wheels & tires

Xceed Super Barchetta wheels & tires

Xceed have introduced a new line of wheels and tires for the growing Super Barchetta class, which is 1/10 scale 220mm racing with 1/10 nitro-cars and Lola style bodies. Using high quality Italian foam racing tires on standard or light race-design wheels, they have been precision glued and trued to perfection. Available of front and rear, they are available in a wide range of shores.

Source: Xceed [xceedrc.com]

Thursday, May 20, 2010

Adam Drake wins ROAR Nationals warm-up

Adam Drake wins ROAR Nationals warm-up

Last week drivers from all over the US and Canada attended the 2010 ROAR 1/8th Nationals warm-up race at the Colorado Fast Track, including Jared Tebo, Ryan Cavalieri, Ryan Mayfield, Mike Truhe, Adam Drake, Taylor James, Travis Amezcua, Ty Tessman, Josh Wheeler, Jesse Robbers, Cody King, Dustin Evans, and Lars Johnson. The track is located at 6,200 ft above sea level and offered the drivers very technical and flowing layout. Defending ROAR National Champion Adam Drake took home the win for Losi/Novarossi in the 45 minute buggy final by one lap over Hot Bodies driver Ty Tessman and Ryan Mayfield for Associated.

Thursday, May 20, 2010

Tamiya FF03 Pro chassis

Tamiya FF03 Pro chassis

Tamiya have announced the release of the FF-03 PRO, their newest touring car chassis kit. The FF-03 chassis features a horizontally-placed front-motor, front wheel drive and comes enhanced with a range of high performance parts to offer you a new driving experience. Due to its unique chassis layout and FWD setup, you can enjoy a style of driving different from 4WD chassis machines. The chassis features a newly designed lower deck and comes with a compact front gearbox. Suspension is equipped with short reversible suspension arms and TRF416 uprights on the Inboard Front Suspension (IFS) setup. True to its name ‘Pro’, high-spec parts such as TRF dampers, aluminum turnbuckle shafts and aluminum ball connectors are also included in the kit.

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Thursday, May 20, 2010

Jesse Munn wins 2010 Northwest Short Course Nats

The 1st annual Northwest Short Course Nationals were held May 14-15th at TriCities RC Raceway in Pasco, WA and the race was a huge success with over 150 entries. Team Kyosho’s Jesse Munn took the overall win in the Modified 2wd class with his Kyosho Ultima SC, winning the 2 mains of the triple A-Main format against a field of 44 entries. Jesse won a hard fought battle in A-Main 1 against Team Associated driver and TQ Chris Bridgewater, winning by just .7 seconds. The 2nd main Jesse came back and won by a comfortable 11 seconds to bring home the overall win for Kyosho. Jesse also TQ’d and won the Modified 4wd class with a second place in A-Main 1 and victories in both A-Main 2 and A-Main 3. Privateer driver Eyria Eatmon took the Stock SC class TQ and overall victory running his Kyosho Ultima SC as well.

View the final results here

Wednesday, May 19, 2010

Jesse Munn wins 2010 Northwest Short Course Nats

Jesse Munn wins 2010 Northwest Short Course Nats

The 1st annual Northwest Short Course Nationals were held May 14-15th at TriCities RC Raceway in Pasco, WA and the race was a huge success with over 150 entries. Team Kyosho’s Jesse Munn took the overall win in the Modified 2wd class with his Kyosho Ultima SC, winning the 2 mains of the triple A-Main format against a field of 44 entries. Jesse won a hard fought battle in A-Main 1 against Team Associated driver and TQ Chris Bridgewater, winning by just .7 seconds. The 2nd main Jesse came back and won by a comfortable 11 seconds to bring home the overall win for Kyosho. Jesse also TQ’d and won the Modified 4wd class with a second place in A-Main 1 and victories in both A-Main 2 and A-Main 3. Privateer driver Eyria Eatmon took the Stock SC class TQ and overall victory running his Kyosho Ultima SC as well.

View the final results here

Wednesday, May 19, 2010

DE Racing mud guards

DE Racing mud guards

DE Racing have introduced new additions to their line of mud guards suitable for the Hot Bodies D8, Hot Bodies D8T, Losi 8ight-T 2.0 and Xray XB808. Engineered to be direct installation parts, with no additional body trimming or added holes to the suspension arms required, they install in minutes and will protect the rear suspension and drive train components from damage or contamination from rocks, dirt or mud. Proudly designed and manufactured in the U.S.A. from scuff resistant plastic, these mud guards will withstand much more abuse than a thin lexan, or carbon fiber plate and are the latest must have item for your buggy and truggy.

Source: DE Racing [deracing.net]

Wednesday, May 19, 2010

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