Trofeo Motonica 2010 report

Trofeo Motonica 2010 report

Last weekend saw the Trofeo Motonica take place at the Riccione track in Italy and attracted drivers across three categories 1/8th, 1/10th 200mm and 1/8th Classic. In the 1/8th scale 4wd class it was Maunel Tordi that took the win by over a lap from Paolo Maggioli in 2nd and Stefano Sammarini in 3rd, a lap further back. Pole man Sando Sammarini, easily the quickest man in the race, had to retire after only 6 minutes. In the 1/10th scale class Alex Rinati took the victory, 3 laps clear of Manuel Antinori in 2nd, with pole man Alessandro Bracci a lap back in 3rd spot. In the Classic class, Paolo Gaggiola was able to convert with pole position to a 5 lap victory in front of Simone Giordano and Kevin Pignotti in 2nd and 3rd respectively.

Click here to see the other podiums

Monday, March 15, 2010

CRC Shock springs & Sanding paddle

CRC Shock springs & Sanding paddle

New from CRC for use with their Encore Shocks, Durashocks and other brands of shocks is this new line of springs. Sold in a complete set of 6 or individually, you can get them in blue, white, red, green, purple and black. Also from CRC is their tire sanding paddle that has a coarse 60 grit on one end to round the edges on even the toughest rubber, such as purple front tires. Then flip it around and get the perfect finish with the 120 grit end.

Click here to see the sanding paddle

Monday, March 15, 2010

Xray Alu Lightweight locating collar

Xray Alu Lightweight Locating collar

Xray have released this strategically-lightened locating collar made from tough 7076 T6 aluminium, which replaces the composite collar used on the front middle shaft or 2-speed shaft on the NT1. The result is that the rotating mass is reduced without sacrificing strength or durability.

Click here to see the collars mounted

Monday, March 15, 2010

Team Epic short course foams

Team Epic have introduced new front and rear 1/10th scale short course foam tires. Designed for racing on asphalt and carpet on road tracks, they are available in blue and green compounds and come pre mounted on chrome rims with red beadlock with 12mm hex and fit all short course trucks with the exception of the Associated SC10.

Source: Team Epic [teamepiconline.com]

Sunday, March 14, 2010

Team Epic short course foams

Team Epic short course foams

Team Epic have introduced new front and rear 1/10th scale short course foam tires. Designed for racing on asphalt and carpet on road tracks, they are available in blue and green compounds and come pre mounted on chrome rims with red beadlock with 12mm hex and fit all short course trucks with the exception of the Associated SC10.

Source: Team Epic [teamepiconline.com]

Sunday, March 14, 2010

Xray News Round-up

Xray News Round-up

Here we have this weeks round up of product releases and race reports from our site sponsors Xray. Our summary includes everything published by the Slovakian manufacturer on their own website in the past week, so if you didn’t find the time to visit, be sure to read on. This weeks round up includes the following stories.

- XB808 & XT8 Win Australian 2010 MORCC R1
– XB808 Wins 2010 Portuguese Open R1
– T3 Wins 2010 Norwegian Championship
– T3 Double Podium Finish at DRCMU R3
– XB808 Wins Action Park Winter Series
– NT1 Dominates Today’s Market Race 2010

Click here to view the round-up

Saturday, March 13, 2010

PSM Crono RS9 Carbon optionals

PSM Crono RS9 Carbon optionals

PSM Racing have introduced a number of new optional parts for the Italian made Crono RS9. First up are new front and rear shock towers, made of PSM´s special 4mm carbon fibre material for strong performance and lightness. They are manufactured with low tolerances to fit perfectly and designed to improve the weight and mounting positions of your shocks and linkage. Made from the same materials there are also new toe-in braces designed to improve the weight and toe-in on your rear end and will be available from 2° to 5° in one degree steps.

Source: PSM Racing [psm-racing.com]

Saturday, March 13, 2010

Venom signs Taylor Petersen

Venom signs Taylor Petersen

Venom have announced that they have signed top US driver Taylor Petersen for the 2010 season. The current Mugen racer, who has driven for O’Donnell and Kyosho in the past, will have his debut outing with Venom products this weekend at the Silver State Nitro Challenge.

Source: Venom [venom-group.com]

Saturday, March 13, 2010

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