Muchmore Premium Racing ball bearings

Muchmore Premium Racing ball bearings

Muchmore introduce their Premium Racing ball bearings in a range of sizes. Coming with a protective rubber shield on one side and a drag-reducing metal shield on the other side the bearings will offer exceptional protection against the elements while improving the drivetrain efficiency compared to all-rubber sealed ball races at the same time. The bearings come pre-oiled using high-temperature resistant oil and they are available in five different standard sizes with the 5x10x3mm offering being the only all-metal seal one.

Source: Muchmore [muchmoreracing.net]

Thursday, May 28, 2015

Matrix 36 shore asphalt touring car tyre

Matrix 36 shore asphalt touring car tyre

Available now and just in time for the outdoor season is Matrix’ new 36 shore asphalt touring car tyre. Thoroughly developed and tested the tyres offer exceptional grip and durability and they come pre-glued on white disc rims with the wheels being marked for easy identification, making them a perfect hand-out tyre.

Source: Matrix [matrix-tyres.com]

Thursday, May 28, 2015

Marcus Lindner takes Swedish National Series Rd2

Marcus Lindner takes Swedish National Series Rd2

The second round of the Swedish National Series took place at the high speed track in Örebro. After 4 rounds of qualifying Mikael Fransson took the pole-position from Christofer Hedlund and Marcus Lindner. The 45 minute main final saw a clean start with Marcus keeping his 3rd position. Clocking some good laptimes he managed to take over the lead around the 5 minute mark and  step by step he increased the gap over the rest of the field and from that moment on he never looked back. After 45 minutes Marcus crossed the finish line with a massive gap of 6 laps in front of Christofer Hedlund in 2nd and Roland Ström who completed the podium another 11 laps down.

Source: Shepherd [team-shepherd.com]

Thursday, May 28, 2015

Moss & Martin win at BRCA 1/10th Buggy Nats Rd3

Moss & Martin win at BRCA 1/10th Buggy Nats Rd3

Round 3 of the BRCA 1/10th Buggy Nationals was held at the Telford club in Broseley, Shropshire. In the 2WD class, run on Saturday, Schumacher’s Simon Moss took the TQ and pole position for the triple A-mains from Neil Cragg (Team Associated) and Lee Martin (Yokomo). Tom Yardy (Team Associated) and Elliott Boots (Kyosho) rounded out the top 5 result.

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Thursday, May 28, 2015

Napa Auto Parts Open Invitational – Report

Napa Auto Parts Open Invitational – Report

The Napa Auto Parts Open Invitational 2015 was held on Curacao with racers from Jamaica, Trinidad and Tobago, Aruba and also Florida in attendance. In the 1/8th LMP category there would be a three way battle for the pole position and it would be Giordano Pieternella (Serpent) who would take the TQ from Hazel Dossantos (Capricorn) and Mugen racer Dinyor Antonia. In the 1/10 Touring class Maxy Velasco (Xray) would come out fastest from the Serpent duo of Paolo Inocencia in 2nd and Giordano Pieternella in 3rd.

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Thursday, May 28, 2015

Team Associated SC10 Brushless LiPo combos

Team Associated SC10 Brushless LiPo combos

Team Associated have new Brushless LiPo combos based on their SC10 2WD Stadium Truck available. New to the Qualifier Series line, these SC10s include a water-resistant high-power brushless speed control, water-resistant enclosed receiver box, and adjustable blue anodised aluminium V2 coil-over shocks. The 2.6:1 ratio gearbox includes a sealed gear differential with heavy-duty internal gears and the externally adjustable V2 slipper clutch. The KMC replica hex-drive wheels come standard on the SC10 with high-traction racing compound rear tires and inserts for more grip. The 2.4GHz radio system, metal gear steering servo, WolfPack 3300mAh LiPo battery and Reedy 423-S 35W balance charger round out the package. The LiPo combo kits are available as Lucas Oil, Rockstar Makita and Toyota Racing/TRD truck.

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Thursday, May 28, 2015

Schelle ZX6 shorty LiPo battery strap & Onyx bearings

Schelle ZX6 shorty LiPo battery strap & Onyx bearings

Schelle Racing Innovations have two new option parts for the Kyosho ZX6 4WD buggy available. First up is a carbon fibre shorty LiPo battery strap cut from lightweight yet rigid 2.5mm carbon fibre. Weighing in at only 4.7g the part offers a single open end design for easy removal and it fits the kit mounting posts as well as optional aluminium posts with thumb screws. Included is also an optional adhesive foam cushion. The other new product is a 28-piece Onyx ball bearing set for the ZX6. The both metal and rubber shielded ball races are manufactured to ABEC-1 standard, they reduce friction while offering exceptional protection against the elements and they come pre-lubed with high-quality Japanese Kyodo Yushi grease.

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Wednesday, May 27, 2015

Thurston & Glyn win at BRCA 1/10th IC Track Nats Rd3

Thurston & Glyn win at BRCA 1/10th IC Track Nats Rd3

Round 3 of the BRCA 1/10th IC Track Nationals was held on the very technical track at Colchester with only 30 drivers attending. In the 200mm Touring class Alex Thurston took the TQ position in all four rounds of qualifying with Joe Kerry 2nd while in the 220mm GT class Glyn Beal came out fastest after the qualifiers. In the 200mm final Alex then lead the race form the start and took the win from Joe with John Zotll grabbing the final podium position. The 220mm final was lead all the way by Glyn with local driver Paul Bellinger taking second place.

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Wednesday, May 27, 2015

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