Infinity has released a new optional set of four large diameter aluminium M4x12mm counter sink washers for its 1/8th on-road World Championship winning IF18. Used for fixing the engine mounts to the chassis, the flat surface means a super secure fitting and sufficient range of movement for all gear meshes. They can also be used with other 1/8th scale on-road models.
Coming from Capricorn and made for their LAB C8SR 1/8th stock class electric pan car kit is a front and rear belt retainer kit. The set is light of weight and easy to use and it avoids belt skipping and wobbling even when running the drivetrain in a somewhat loose setting.
The opening round of the Florida Nitro Series was held in Fort Myers last weekend in 1/8th Open, 1/8th GT and 1/10th Sedan classes. The latter saw Paolo Morganti taking the TQ and win in the 30-minute main final. Rafael Angulo, coming from the 3 spot, would snatch the runner-up spot as Jose Sanchez Jr. completed the podium result in 3rd for a Capricorn 1-2-3. Over in the GT8 class it was Rino Lino, who qualified only on the 9th spot, who would take the win some three laps in front of Avery Pierce. Top qualifier, Hector Montaner had to settle for 3rd overall, making it an all-IGT8 podium.
Xray have announced the Xray Racing Series Germany for the 2018/19 indoor season. The 5-race series will kick off on the 17th and 18th of November at the MAC Adenau club and with have its grand final at the Arena33 in Andernach from the 23rd to 24th of February 2019. The races will see Touring Stock, FWD, Formula, 1/12th and 1/12th GT classes and more information can soon be found here.
Coming from Capricorn and made for the LAB C8SR 1/8th on-road pan car are new X-hard composite spur gears. Available in 60T to 62T configuration the gears are made of a new extra-hard composite material for improved durability while a teflon treatment ensures overall reduced friction.
The opening round of the Finnish Electric Touring Car Nationals was held in Lahti last weekend. The event was held on ETS carpet and as part of a hobby fair, attracting both many drivers and spectators. The competitive Touring Modified class saw Miko Teponoja taking the overall TQ in the tie-breaker with Joel Valander coming in 2nd on the grid. The opening A-main saw the TQ holder taking the win from Georgy Chmigal while in A2 it was Joel Valander who took the win from Miko in 2nd. The decisive third A-main again saw Miko holding the upper hand from Joel, and so it was Miko with the overall win from Joel 2nd as Georgy rounded out the top 3 in front of Vesa Yli and Henry Salmen.
Coming from Ride is their new DF wing set for 190mm touring car body shells. Inspired by nature design the wings sport specially-shaped wave sections – as seen on dragonfly wings – to create downforce even at low air speeds. The set includes a type A wing for medium to high speed tracks and Modified classes, sporting a full-face wave section, while the type B wing was designed for low to medium speeds and Stock racing classes – the latter wing only utilises wave sections on the outer portions. Included in the set are four printed carbon fibre side plates and the wings are usable for most 190mm touring car body shells.
The 2018 season of the South African On-Road Electric National Championship concluded recently with the final round. In Touring Modified, Hein Kotze managed to retain his title with ease from Conrad Liebenberg 2nd and Shaun Schutte 3rd.