ARC’s recently introduced screw-type shock shaft are now also available in a Ti-coated variant. The coating will ensure smoother damper action while ensuring less wear to the surface and the shaft’s screw-type design does away with the standard E-clip mounting, ensuring better piston seat with eliminated axial play. The shafts come in sets of four including suitable screws.
RCON Design have introduced their RC.One body shell for 1/10th formula pan cars. The body is moulded from high-quality polycarbonate and understood to fit most 1/10th formula chassis with respective trimming of the front suspension and rear power pod areas and it comes including a decal sheet and a helmet. When pre-ordered via RCON’s social media page, the package will also include scale accessories such as a Halo, roof and side camera.
ProLevel RC of Chesterfield, Missouri held the 2019 ROAR Electric On-road Carpet Nationals last weekend. In the competitive 1/12th 17.5 class John Wiita took the overall TQ after the qualifiers with Kevin Van Ert in a close 2nd. The opening A-main then saw Kemp Anderson with the win, however coming out on top of the pack in A2 and A3 secured John the overall title as Kevin van Ert came in 2nd with 4-2-2 finished. Jeff Dayger, coming from the 4 spot on the grid, would obtain the final podium spot for an all-CRC top 3.
Hiro Seiko have announced the release of new lightweight screw sets for a range of on-road kits, such as the Awesomatix A800X Evo, Serpent F110 SF4, Xray T4F, and the Yokomo YRX12’19. The screw kits are available as full titanium or mixed titanium and aluminium sets, with the latter including titanium for the lower and alloy screws for the upper areas of the chassis. The Awesomatix, Serpent and Yokomo specific mixed sets include natural titan and silver anodised alloy screws while the Xray set utilises orange anodised alloy fasteners to match the car’s alloy parts. Using the screws will lower the vehicle’s overall weight while offering higher corrosion resistance and cooler looks than the standard steel fasteners.
Coming soon from Azarashi is the Type-Q11 body shell for 210mm M-class on-road cars, such as the Tamiya M-chassis kits. The comical recreation of a certain German sports car is moulded from high-quality polycarbonate and it will fit most 210mm M-class chassis. Included with the clear body shell comes a detailed decal sheet that contains head and tail lights, grills and window frames.
The sixth and final round of the Rebels Race series was held in Prague with total of 75 entries for the five classes. The track utilised ETS carpet and a really fast layout. In Modified, it was Matej Sulc, who TQed three rounds of qualifiers ahead of Petr Grof and Karel Kratochvil. The final standings then stayed pretty much the same as Matej won the opening two finals for the overall with Petr and Karel completing the podium.
The second round of the Catalonian GT Championship was held at the Santa Oliva club last weekend. In the Nitro GT category it was Borja Gutarra with the TQ from Alberto Ibanez on the runner-up spot. Alberto however would start into the 30-minute A-main event from pole and he would retain the lead until about the 22-minute mark when Borja Guterra took over the lead that he would onto until the checkered flag to bring home the win in front of Xavier De La Orden Muniz on the runner-up spot. Miguel Castro came in 3rd and in front of Alberto Ibanez who had to settle for 4th overall-
Lunsford Racing have announced the release of a new-style screw head for their 3mm fasteners. With an ultra sleek head design combined with an over-sized diameter head, the Custom Lunsford pan head titanium screw is the ideal screw for servo or motor installation. The 7.8mm head size eliminates the need for a washer while the low profile head design at just 1.2mm brings in added elegance and purpose. To minimise tool needs for 1:10 vehicles, the pan head has a 2mm broach. The fastener is available in 8mm, 10mm and 15mm length.