Italian company Mon-Tech have introduced their all-new Mito-RX body shell for the growing FWD touring and rally classes. Designed in collaboration with the Italian Teak Racing rallycross team the body offers scale looks and exceptional performance. It is made of high-quality 0.75mm polycarbonate, it fits most 190mm touring and FWD chassis and includes special decals for the lights and grills that are applied from the inside, ensuring they look good for a long time. Also part of the package are a rear wing as well as window masks.
Xray have announced the release of new wire anti-roll bars for their RX8 1/8th on-road kit. Adding to the 2.6mm front and 2.8mm rear kit swaybars are 2.0mm to 2.8mm front as well as 2.6mm and 3.0mm rear variants that allow to fine-tune the car’s roll characteristics for a variety of surface conditions. The anti-roll bars come laser-etched for easy identification.
Coming from Yeah Racing and made for the Tamiya XV-01 kits is a long carbon fibre rear shock tower. A replacement for the standard plastic part the carbon fibre item offers improved stability and strength as well as added visual impact. Machined from high-quality carbon fibre the tower comes including mounting hardware.
T-Works have introduced their new refillable tyre additive applicator pen. Offering 25ml of volume the pen can be filled with your choice of tyre traction compound with the wide applicator brush ensuring evenly soaking of the tyre surface. The semi-transparent design ensures easy recognition of the remaining fill level.
Tekin have announced the release of their new RS Gen3 and RS Gen3 Spec 1/10th scale brushless speed controllers. The RS Gen3, with an 8.5T motor limit, brings a suite of enhanced features including better power handling and improved tuning features that give racers a host of adjustments. Standard features include an updated HD solder post design for easy soldering, a high-voltage BEC and HotWire compatibility for extensive tuning. Next generation components put more power at the driver’s disposal and new firmware make the RS Gen3 Tekin’s smoothest, best-driving RS ever.
The third round of the 2019 Reunion Island Championship was held last Sunday at the Champ Fleury RC Track in Saint Denis de La Reunion. The event was organised by the Reunion CMDR and Mauritius RLMC clubs and held in 1/8th, 1/10th and 1/5th scale classes. The 1/8th Open class saw Stephane Cheung Kin walking away with the day’s win from Pascal Mamode in 2nd and Jerome Souba in 3rd.
Last weekend the second round of the Greek 1/10th Nitro Championship was held at the Fanatix Racing Track in Athens, Greece. After the qualification Vasilis Lykaris managed to take the pole position and he would also lead the 30-minute A-main final from tone to tone, taking the win with a 2-laps margin. Tsiklitiras Lampros came in 2nd from 3rd placed Spyros Sotiropoulos.
Mugen have introduced their new adjustable clamping type aluminium servo horn. Machined from high-quality 7075 alloy material and sporting the company’s distinctive blue-grey anodising, the servo arm is of an adjustable design with the steering link pivot ball mounting locations ranging from 18mm to 20mm. This allows to adjust overall steering throw but also the steering speed. The clamping design makes for additional safety during long mains while also ensures a rock-solid mounting on the servo output gear. The servo arm is available as Sanwa and KO Propo compatible 23T and as Futaba compatible 25T variant.