Destiny have released a first teaser image of their forthcoming RX-10SR electric touring car kit. The vehicle builds on the Reedy-Race-winningRX-10S and looking at the image the kit will include several refined parts such as an updated motor mount and alloy suspension mounts with composite inserts. The kit will ship in December and all information and images should surface soon.
The final round of the 2017 Speed King Tour took place at the Sagamido Racing Track in the Kanagawa prefecture. Both Modified and Stock 1/10th electric touring classes as well as the Oval class were held at this event. The Touring Modified class saw the running of the special Super Pole format for Q4, a one-lap attack run for the decisive Q4 result. 2013 Speed King Tour Modified class champion Yugo Nagashima scored the fastest lap time and took overall the overall TQ from reigning Speed King Tour Modified class champion Akio Sobue.
The Genius ring indoor track recently played host to round 1 of the Xray Racing Series Slovenia. Drivers from six different countries attended the event with some big names being present such as Jan Raitheisky, Andrea Ghilotti, B.A. Arnaldi and many others. The Touring Stock 13.5T class, run with XRS handout motors, was TQ’d by Jan Ratheisky from Andrea Ghilotti and B.A. Arnaldi. The 21.5T formula class, also run with handout motors, again went to Jan with Matej Dobnikar and Daniele Conte coming in 2nd and 3rd respectively. Finally in 1/12th scale Pan Car it was Valentin Mis with the TQ from Simone Bellin and Lorenzo Milanese.
The Italian UISP Nationals were held at Indoor Racing Chilelli in Scrivia, Italy. The race schedule was free practice on Saturday followed by triple qualifiers and triple mains on Sunday. Classes run included Touring Modified, Touring 13.5T Stock, Touring 17.5T Stock as well as Formula, 1/10th Pan Car and LRP Blast Truck. In 13.5T Stock it was Xray’s Mustafa Alp, who TQ’d round 1 and 3 of the qualifiers while sitting out Q2 to save tyres. In the finals it was again Mustafa on the top spot from the Capricorn of Federico Barbieri and Team Associated driver Davide Ongaro.
The Deportivo de Automodelismo de Sevilla club will hold a season-ending 3-hour 1/8th on-road endurance race on the 16th of December in Sevilla, Spain. Teams will consist of two pilots and spots available are limited. More information about the event can be found on the club’s website here.
Italian company Bittydesign has introduced their 2018 design anti-slip pit mat. It measures 510x410mm, is made of 2mm thick high-quality material and comes with an anti-scratch PVC coat on top to ensure durability, no matter if used for on-road or off-road wrenching. The all-new 2018 graphics make it stand out and the pit mat is available now.
The final round of the Jakarta Grand Prix was held at Sunter International Speedway with around 45 racers attending in the 1/10 GP, 1/8 GP and 1/8 GT classes. The 1/8 GP category saw Muhammad Izzah walking away with the win from Dimas Ardian and Teddy Syach. Arya Wiriadipoera and Ignatius Ryan would round out the top 5 result.
T-Works have introduced new aluminium centre driveshafts for the HB Racing D817 and RGT8 vehicles. Machined from high-quality 7075-T6 aluminium and coming with a black surface coating for wear and looks, the driveshaft dogbones are available as front variant for the D817 and RGT8, as rear variant for the RGT8 exclusively or as combo set, again exclusively for the RGT8.