September 21, 2018

Kurzbuch from Balestri in Q1

Simon Kurzbuch has taken the opening round of qualifying at the ENS Season Finale in Italy this evening.  The reigning champion just 1/10th faster than title challenger Dario Balestri at the end of the 4-minutes as the pair took advantage of ideal conditions to post 17-lap runs.  Behind, just missing out on 17-laps, Carmine Raiola ran the third fastest time ahead of Robert Pietsch, Silvio Hächler and Alberto Picco.  For Toni Gruber, the third of the drivers who could potentially be crowned champion come Sunday evening, a disappointing practice didn’t get any better as he was forced to retire half way into the first of the four qualifiers with ‘a problem with the electrics’.

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September 21, 2018

Greiner takes opening qualifier at ENS Italy

There was no surprise in the opening 1:10 qualifier at the Infinity Euro Nitro Series in Italy as Dominic Greiner topped the times.  A driver who needs to TQ & win this weekend to have a shot at clinching his first ever ENS title, the German’s Serpent was fastest over the 4-minutes by just under a second from Alessio Mazzeo, the Xray driver hampered by a gearbox issue.  The driver Greiner is hoping to deny the title, Jilles Groskamp would open the four rounds of qualifying with the third fastest time ahead of Infinity team-mates Teemu Leino, Francesco Tironi and Andy Moore.

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September 21, 2018

Greiner & Kurzbuch top seeding in Fiorano

Dominic Greiner and Simon Kurzbuch are the top seeds for qualifying at the season finale of the Infinity Euro Nitro Series after they topped the two rounds of controlled practice at Fiorano.  Fastest in free practice, Greiner repeated the feat in the seeding runs but with a significantly slower time over the 3-consecutive laps.  Having had a 6/10th advantage, his rivals closed the gap in controlled practice with the Xray of Alessio Mazzeo going second fastest only 1/10th off the Serpent driver.  Infinity’s Teemu Leino completed the Top 3 with Eric Dankel’s Mugen making it four different manufacturers in the mix at the front.  Championship leader Jilles Groskamp was next up with the fifth fastest time.  Fourth fastest in free practice Kurzbuch put his Shepherd top of the times ahead of Carmine Raiola, the Infinity driver fastest in CP1.  Controlled practice would also see Kurzbuch’s main title rival Dario Balestri move up with the Infinity driver completing the Top 3 ahead of free practice pace setter Robert Pietsch.  For the third of the potential champions, Toni Gruber, practice ended with the WRC driver dropping to seventh quickest.

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September 21, 2018

Arena 1/10th touring car inner wing mounts

Arena RC Racing have introduced their new 3-D-printed inner wing mounts for body shells such as the Protoform Type-S, Mon-Tech Racer or Bittydesign JP8. The parts are specifically designed to match the shape of the wing stays and with three screw positions they allow to shift the wing forth a back a couple of millimetres. The mounts replace the standard fastening nuts and ensure greater stability and durability of the whole assembly.

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September 21, 2018

Greiner & Pietsch head free practice at ENS Finale

At the end of free practice at the Infinity Euro Nitro Series Season Finale in Fiorano, Italy, it is Dominic Greiner and Robert Pietsch who head the times.  Running Serpent’s new 750 chassis, Greiner topped the times from the Infinity of new European Champion Teemu Leino.  Former Fiorano winner Alessio Mazzeo was third quickest over 3-consecutive laps with his Xray.  1:10 Championship leader Jilles Groskamp, who can only be denied his second ENS title by Greiner, would set the fourth fastest time.  In 1:8, Pietsch’s Mugen was just 0.006 quicker than Infinity’s Carmine Raiola with Toni Gruber quickest of the title contenders in 3rd.  Points leader Simon Kurzbuch was behind him in fourth while Dario Balestri found himself down in P11.

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September 21, 2018

Xray Racing Series Italy – Announcement

The Xray Racing Series Italy will be held on the 30th of September at the Minicar Montegiorgio track. The event will be held in 1/8th Nitro On-road, 1/10th Nitro Touring and 1/8th Electric classes and more information can soon be found here.


September 21, 2018

T-Works TC7.2 aluminium, titan & steel screw sets

Coming from T-Works is a full range of screw sets for the new Team Associated TC7.2 touring car. Available are full 7075-T6 aluminium or mixed 7075-T6 aluminium and 64 grade titanium sets with the alloy screws being available as standard button head or fancy UFO head variants. All four sets contain 99 pieces and they add bling and lower the overall weight over the standard steel fasteners. Also available is a 99-piece set of titanium screws with the button head variants being of the UFO head type while the last in the line, a 128-piece gold-plated set, adds bling and corrosion resistance.

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September 21, 2018

Xray T4’19 electric touring car – Coming soon

It’s that time of the year when Xray is set to announce the latest variant of their highly successful T4 electric touring car platform. The 2019 variant of the company’s World Championship winning car will hit stores soon and full details are expected to surface within the next few days. Stay tuned!

Source: Xray [teamxray.com]