Sobue & Kiyomoto defend PRCA titles

Sobue & Kiyomoto defend PRCA titles

The PRCA final race was held at the GRC asphalt track in Gimpo, South Korea. In the Touring Car Modified class TQ holder Akio Sobue (Tamiya) took the win from Ryan Lee (TOP) and Ahn Jung Hyun (Awesomatix). The 13.5T Open class had Masami Kiyomoto (ARC) taking the win from Jo Chadol (Yokomo) while TQ holder Yoon Pansik (Yokomo) had to settle for 3rd. The victories of last year’s PRCA Japan winners Akio Sobue and Masami Kiyomoto allowed both to defend their titles and they will be invited to next year’s PRCA final in Singapore.

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Tuesday, October 28, 2014

Rudy Rico takes E-Buggy & Pro4 JBRL E-series titles

Rudy Rico takes E-Buggy & Pro4 JBRL E-series titles

Tekno RC’s Rudy Rico has secured himself the 1/8th E-Buggy and Pro4 Short Course titles at this year’s JBRL Electric Series. In the 1/8th class Rudy scored a total 610 points leaving Ryan Dunford (TLR) and Chris Blais (Team Associated) in 2nd and 3rd place respectively. In Pro4 Rudy left the TLR duo of David Jenson and Ryan Dunford behind who rounded out the top 3 overall result.

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Tuesday, October 28, 2014

Schelle B5 series aluminium steering bushing set

Schelle B5 series aluminium steering bushing set

Available now from Schelle Racing Innovations is an aluminium steering bushing set for the Team Associated B5 and B5M. The 8-piece complete tuning set gives racers the option of all 3 axle height positions. The bright machined 7075 finish adds a bit of bling while shedding some weight by switching material away from steel.

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Tuesday, October 28, 2014

McPappy Racing Pinion Trees

McPappy Racing Pinion Trees

McPappy Racing introduce their Pinion Tree holder for 36 64 pitch pinions. Designed to last a lifetime the holder is made with the highest quality materials like real 4mm thick carbon fibre to save weight and to protect the teeth of the pinions. The core is machined from a solid block of aluminium and comes in your choice of four different colours with custom colours also being available. The pins are hardened and polished tool steel and the pinion tooth numbers are laser etched into the carbon fibre. The pinions were variably placed to efficiently use the space, allowing to fit 36 gears from 34T through to 70T. The Pinion Tree is available assembled or unassembled, and empty or loaded with CRC 64P pinions.

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Tuesday, October 28, 2014

Jason Nugroho wins Jakarta Buggy Championship Rd5

Jason Nugroho wins Jakarta Buggy Championship Rd5

The 5th and final round of the Jakarta Regional Buggy Champsionship was held at the Graha Raya track in Serpong, West Java. The 45 minute main final on the dusty and bumpy track, that was also used for the penultimate round two weeks ago, was a challenge for all drivers with Jason Nugroho, coming from 5th on the grid, taking the lead some 25 minutes into the race. Jason was able to maintain his position until the chequered flag to take the win in front of Adrian Wicaksono and Rama Tribudiman. Deslina Nenenk and John Agus rounded out the top 5 result.

Source: Xray [teamxray.com]

Tuesday, October 28, 2014

AKA backpack & cinch sacks

AKA backpack & cinch sacks

AKA have new carrying bags available in the form of a backpack and two different size cinch sacks. Starting with the backpack, it will get you to the track, school, or travel destination and it is constructed of durable, water-resistant nylon that is meticulously crafted with three main compartments and 16 auxiliary pockets. The rear compartment features a padded laptop sleeve while the large centre compartment can easily fit an 1/8th scale buggy. A Medium cinch sack is included with the backpack that is perfect to carry tyres, 1/10th buggies, or 1/8th buggies in the backpack without getting it covered in dirt. The exterior of the backpack is topped off with embroidered logos on the front pocket and padded strap.

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Monday, October 27, 2014

Nitro-West-Masters season end – Report

Nitro-West-Masters season end – Report

The 2014 Nitro-West Masters championship culminated at the final round, run in Dormagen, with the titles being grabbed by Uwe Baldes in 1/8th scale and René Puepke in 1/10th scale on-road as well as by Matthias Guenther and Thorsten Lewandowski in the 1/8th and 1/10th Hobby-Cup classes. A total of 109 nitro racers, compared to 91 in 2013, did attend the six races of this growing championship in Oberhausen, Dueren, Bad Breisig, Haltern, Velp (NL) and Dormagen.

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Monday, October 27, 2014

Shepherd Velox V10 Pro hard compound wishbones

Shepherd Velox V10 Pro hard compound wishbones

New from Shepherd and made for the Velox V10 Pro are hard compound lower A-arms. Due to a higher percentage of glass fibres mixed into the raw material the arms are noticeably stiffer than the stock parts, making them ideal when running in high ambient temperatures or on high traction tracks. The arms are a direct replacement and available now.

Source: Shepherd [team-shepherd.com]

Monday, October 27, 2014

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