Drake & Schreffler win Rd3 of Losi Winter Series

Drake & Schreffler win Rd3 of Losi Winter Series

Losi are reporting that their team driver Adam Drake TQ’d and took a deserved win in the 1/8 Buggy class last weekend at round 3 of the Losi Winter Series, hosted by Revelation Raceway. In the truck class it was another Losi driver Matt Schreffler who took the victory from pole position with his 8ight-T. The fourth and final round of the series takes place on May 1st.

Source: Losi [losi.com]

Wednesday, April 28, 2010

Red RC News Round-up

Red RC News Round-up

A summary of other news items from around the internet in our Red RC News Round-up:

> Watch a video of LRP’s new S10 Blast BX RTR – Link [you tube.com]
> Team Durango confirm USA/Canada distributor – Link [team-durango.com]
> Munn TQ’s & wins Rd1 of the Northwest Championship – Link [jconcepts.net]
> Josh Talmadge tests Serpent Cobra and wins – Link [serpent.com]
> Union Sq GP Report – Link [cmldistribution.co.uk]
> Barry Pettit TQ’s & Wins Buggy at Rd2 of NC Champs – Link [jconcepts.net]
> FTX Punisher wins Rd2 of BRCA LS Nats – Link [cmldistribution.co.uk]
> Elliot Boots wins SRS Rd1 – Link [rbproducts.com]
> Upgrade RC iPhone pix 2010 JBRL electric Rd3 – Link [upgrade-rc.com]

Tuesday, April 27, 2010

DE Racing XD skid plates for Short Course

DE Racing, pioneers of the skid plate, have released two new additions to their XD line for the Short Course market. You can now get them for the OFNA / HoBao Hyper 10 SC as well as the Jammin SCRT10 1/10 scale electric Short Course truck and the CRT .5 mini truggy. Sold in a set of 3, these are a low cost solution to protect your investment. DE are also offering XD skid plates for the Losi Ten-T 1/10 scale nitro truggy.

Source: DE Racing [deracing.net]

Tuesday, April 27, 2010

Jared Tebo dominates Trackside Short Course Showdown

The 1st Annual Short Course Showdown was held at Trackside Hobbies in Milwaukee, WI April 23-25. This event was directed and announced by World Famous Scotty Ernst. Representatives from all the major short course manufacturers were in attendance including Kyosho, Team Associated, Losi, HPI, and Traxxas. The total entries for the event reached an amazing 248, making this the largest short course race in the World.

Continue reading the report here

Tuesday, April 27, 2010

DE Racing XD skid plates for Short Course

DE Racing XD skid plates for Short Course

DE Racing, pioneers of the skid plate, have released two new additions to their XD line for the Short Course market. You can now get them for the OFNA / HoBao Hyper 10 SC as well as the Jammin SCRT10 1/10 scale electric Short Course truck and the CRT .5 mini truggy. Sold in a set of 3, these are a low cost solution to protect your investment. DE are also offering XD skid plates for the Losi Ten-T 1/10 scale nitro truggy.

Source: DE Racing [deracing.net]

Tuesday, April 27, 2010

Johnny Loguidace is double Michigan State Champion

Johnny Loguidace is double Michigan State Champion

TQ Racing are reporting that their factory driver Johnny Loguidace is the Michigan State Champion in both 2wd mod and Truck Mod. The race was hosted at Dirt Burners RC and was attend by drivers representing AE, Losi, X-Factory and Kyosho. Johnny was TQ in truck and second on the grid in buggy behind AE Factory Driver Dan Griffin. In buggy, Johnny was able to get by Dan early and drive of to the victory, while in truck Johnny led from start to finish to secure another title.

Click here to see the truck podium

Tuesday, April 27, 2010

SpeedMerchant Rev6 1/12th scale

SpeedMerchant Rev6 1/12th scale

Team SpeedMerchant have released photos of the follow up to their successful Rev5 1/12th scale, the aptly named Rev6. With no concrete information yet from the company on the feature list, looking at the car we can see the immediately obvious update is the all new chassis plate, a follow up to the first single cell LiPo chassis on the previous model. We can expect full details on the new car in the near future.

Click here for more photos

Tuesday, April 27, 2010

Much More 3800mAh 40C LiFe pack

Much More 3800mAh 40C LiFe pack

Much More have introduced their latest LiFe battery, a 40C 6.6V pack. This high quality 3800mAh battery features a hard case for impact protection and with its stick pack configuration is suitable for touring car and off road buggy. Power is connected through 4mm banana connectors, while the balancer uses a 2mm version.

Source: Much More [much-more.co.kr]

Tuesday, April 27, 2010

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