January 21, 2009

2009 Golden State Off road Champs

Team Tekin are reporting on their success at the 2009 Golden State Offroad champs held at Lakeport Hobbies, CA. Team driver Phillip Atondo TQ’d and went on to win in the 2wd Open class and continued with his winning ways by TQing and winning Mod truck. There was also success for Tekin in the hotly contested 4wd mod class as team driver Kevin Jelich took the win after qualifying 2nd behind AE driver Frank Root.

Source: Tekin [teamtekin.com]

January 21, 2009

Hudy One-Way Bearing Oil

Hudy have released this high-quality One-Way bearing oil to be used to lubricate one-way bearings for ultra-smooth operation and long lifespan. Super thin to help promote quick penetration and fast & easy coverage, one drop will cure a slipping one-way immediately. Recommended for nitro & electric touring cars, before each race or practice day.

Source: Hudy [hudy.net]

January 20, 2009

LRP S8 TX big bore springs

More news from LRP who are now offering 2 new springs for the big bore shocks of the S8 TX Truggy. No available in medium and hard, these new optional tuning springs allow you to adjust and fine tune the handling of your truggy for any track conditions and your personal driving preferences.

Source: LRP [lrp.cc]

January 20, 2009

Steven Cuypers confirms move to Mugen

Former Belgian National Champion Steven Cuypers has announced his move from Serpent to Mugen for the 2009 season. The former European B Champion, European “A” finalist and multiple GP winner will use the MRX-4X in this years national series as well as competing at the World Championships in Lostallo in August. Steven will power his car with Sirio motors and will use Enneti tires for grip.

January 20, 2009

Fastrax Mega Tool Carry bag

Fastrax releases are coming thick and fast these days and their latest is this Mega tool carry bag, the perfect tool bag for anyone who likes to have loads of tools to hand. With over 40 different tool slots and pockets, over 2 zip partioned layers, this bag is designed with functional excellence in mind and also looks good in black with the Fastrax logo embroidered on the front.

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January 20, 2009

Sirio to debut 2009 engine line

Following on from our story on Sunday regarding the production of the new Team Orion engines going to the Star Motor Engineering plant, some elements of what our source told us were not correct particularly regarding the future of Sirio. Having spoken to Andrea Rossi (pictured above) he wishes to assure our readers that Sirio is still very strong and will be present at next months toy fair showing off their new line of engines for the 2009 season. We will be reporting live from the show floor in Nuremberg and will be bringing you details of these new motors. We apologise sincerely for any inconvienience caused.

January 20, 2009

Lars Hoppe joins Shepherd team

Shepherd have announced that talented up-and-coming driver Lars Hoppe will back-up our racing team in the 2009 season. As a key driver for the North of Germany, the former Kyosho racer will support local drivers as well as giving us information about his home track in Hildesheim where the 2009 German Championship will be taking place in July. Finishing in 7th place at the last German Championship, Lars will power his Velox with Novarossi engines and Runner Time fuel.

Source: Shepherd [team-shepherd.com]

January 20, 2009

Reedy 4200mAh 7.2V WolfPack

Due to increasing demand for economically priced high-capacity batteries, Reedy have released this 4200mAh 7.2V WolfPack. Because a battery pack is only as good as its individual cells, these packs are assembled using Reedy’s all-new high-tech SC-R cells. This exclusive cell features high capacity for extended run times while delivering maximum output thanks to its current-carrying capabilities and ultra-low internal resistance. Low resistance welded connections between each cell and thick 14AWG silicone power wires ensure maximum performance and reliability. Additionally, each pack comes equipped with an industry-standard Tamiya style connector.

Source: Reedy [rc10.com]