February 3, 2017

Traxxas 4-Tec 2.0 AWD Ford GT RTR kit

550-size 12T brushed variant. Included in the ready-to-run package is also a TQi 2.4GHz radio system and a Traxxas 7-cell NiMH battery. The kit is rounded out by an officially licenced Ford GT bodyshell and it will hit stores in March. Features: – Officially licensed Ford GT body – Black chrome wheels with lug nut detail – Replica brake discs with red calipers – High-performance waterproof XL-5 Electronic Speed Control – Three drive profiles – Sport Mode – forward / brake / reverse – Race Mode – forward / brake – Training Mode – 50% forward / brake / 50%…

January 30, 2017

Phat Bodies GT-M GT12 bodyshell

Coming from Phat Bodies and made for the popular GT12 class is the new GT-M bodyshell. Developed with the help of multiple IFMAR World Champion David Spashett for the GT12 Worlds the body is made of lightweight polycarbonate material and it fits all popular GT12 chassis such as the ones from Mardave, Schumacher or Zen. Source: Phat Bodies [phatbodies.co.uk]…

January 27, 2017

Samix Cobra GT aluminium gear box covers

Coming from Samix and made for the Serpent Cobra GT 2.0 and 3.0 are the version 2 aluminium gear box covers. The braces allow for easier gear mesh adjustment due to giving better visibility of the parts involved, plus they are also light of weight and add visual impact. The parts are available in orange or gun metal anodising. Source: Samix [rcsamix.com]…

January 25, 2017

Kyosho Inferno MP9 TKI4 Spec A nitro buggy roller

Coming soon from Kyosho is the Inferno MP9 TKI4 Spec A 1/8th nitro buggy roller. The pre-assembled kit out of Kyosho’s Spec A range is built by experienced staff and the kits are individually checked by Inferno designer Yuichi Kanai. Areas such as shock absorbers and diffs are built to very high standards to guarantee best performances as are details such as ride height and suspension geometry that all come pre-set and race-ready. On top of this the bodyshell is pre-cut, reducing preparation time significantly. As for the specifications the Spec A kit comes with the same features as the…

January 19, 2017

Fire Fuel Buggy, Touring & GT spec nitro fuels

Fire Fuel have introduced their new range of nitro fuels for off-road, on-road and GT applications. All contain nine percent of high-quality oil with the Buggy and Rally GT blend being mixed with 25 percent nitromethane while the Touring specific fuel contains 16 percent nitro. All three come in different can sizes including 5L/169oz and 1L/33oz. Source: Fire Fuel [fire-fuel.com]…

January 16, 2017

BRCA GT Nationals Rd3 – Report

After the Christmas and New Year break the GT Nationals continued last weekend for round 3 at the C.A.R.S club just outside Chesterfield. The club had chosen to change the track from Saturday to Sunday, giving the GT10 and Formula drivers a more open and flowing track and a tighter and more technical track for GT12 on Sunday. GT10 was a masterclass from Adam Catchpole, dominating qualifying. His closest competition came from his Zen Racing team mate Craig Nutting who was closely followed by Andy Murray for Schumacher. The final was a dramatic affair with Adam getting caught up with…

January 16, 2017

Desoto Jr. & Remus win at Panamerican GT Grand Prix

The 2017 Panamerican International GT Grand Prix was held at Homestead RC Raceway in Florida over the weekend. In the Pro GT class it was Joaquin Desoto Jr. who took the win in the hour long main final some three laps in front of runner-up, Lazaro Alonso. Peter Breton would complete the top 3 result another lap down. In the GT Sportsman class Chris Remus got the TQ and then went to win the 45 minute final from the pole position with a hole-shot win from tone to tone taking also the Hot Lap Award with the fastest lap for…

January 13, 2017

Samix Cobra GT centre gearbox cup joints

Samix have introduced a set of centre gearbox cup joints for the Serpent Cobra GT kit. The parts are machined from ultra-hard steel material for improved durability even under extreme load conditions and on top of this they offer a dual set screw design for secure and reliable mounting. Source: Samix [rcsamix.com]…

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