F.V.S.S. adhesive aluminium tape

F.V.S.S. adhesive aluminium tape

Italian company F.V.S.S. now have an aluminium reinforcement tape available for the use with polycarbonate bodyshells. The 50mm wide adhesive tape comes as 1 metre roll and it is ideal to protect bodyshells from deformation and damage caused by the heat of exhausts and heat sinks.

Source: F.V.S.S. [fvssshop.it]

Monday, September 15, 2014

Manuel Dressler wins at Paraguay national champs

Manuel Dressler wins at Paraguay national champs

The 2014 Paraguay 1/8th off-road national championships were held last weekend with participants from all over the country. At the end of the 45 minute final Serpent driver Manual Dressler took the win with team mate Michael Mende rounding out the podium in 3rd.

Source: Serpent [serpent.com]

Monday, September 15, 2014

Team C TC10 aluminium A-arm mounts

Team C TC10 aluminium A-arm mounts

Team C Racing introduce new optional lower A-arm mounts for the TC10 touring car kit. Made from aluminium and coming orange anodised and laser-etched for easy identification the parts allow for further fine tuning of the car’s suspension settings and they come as FR1.5 split front arm mount, as F1.5 one-piece front arm mount and as R4.5 rear arm mount. The parts also fit Team C’s intermediate level TR10 kit.

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Monday, September 15, 2014

Indonesia Electric On-road National Champs – Report

Indonesia Electric On-road National Champs – Report

The Red Carpet track in Semarang, Central Java played host for the 2014 Indonesia National Electric On-road championships that were held in the 3 classes of Touring Car modified, Touring Car 13.5T boosted and FWD 13.5T non-boost. Following regional qualifiers the championship now culminated with the country’s best racers in attendance. The Modified TC class, run on Volante V3 hand-out tyres like the two other classes, had Teddy Syach TQ-ing in front of M.Hijrah in 2nd and Bayu in 3rd place. In the Touring Stock class, run with Speed Passion MMM motors, young Izzah took the TQ from Ade in 2nd and Ronald in 3rd spot. The FWD class, again run with hand-out Speed Passion MMM motors saw again 13-years old Izzah lead the scoring sheets in front of Imam Liyanto and Reynaldi K.

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Monday, September 15, 2014

Essex Summer Series Race – Report

Essex Summer Series Race – Report

The first ever Essex Summer Series event took place this weekend at the Adur Model Car Club. Organised by the same team behind the popular Essex Winter Series indoor championship, the event had been put together after racers asked the team to take their concept to outdoor tracks to compliment the carpet season. The event was supported by CPD Racing, LRP, HPI and Strawberry Race Designs, along with Keep IT Simple. The Adur club had put in a huge amount of effort and the track was in perfect condition for the event. The organisers also brought in a huge marquee for everyone to pit in to create a fun and social atmosphere.

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Monday, September 15, 2014

Robert Batlle makes it 9 in a row

Robert Batlle makes it 9 in a row

Mugen’s Robert Batlle has secured his 9th Spanish national title in a row after winning the 3rd round of the Spanish 1/8th off-road nationals this past weekend. Held in Redovan, Alicante on a large and challenging track the race was first dominated by Oscar and Bryan Baldo with Oscar taking the TQ and Brian the pole position for the final while Batlle only started from 7th into the main. During the final Bryan Baldo, Robert Batlle and Jose Escudero swapped positions several times and nothing was decided until the last lap when Robert was able to pass Bryan after the then-leader crashed. At the end Robert took the day’s win in this 3rd out of four rounds this year to take the national title early. Bryan Baldo finished 2nd while Jose Escudero completed the podium.

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Monday, September 15, 2014

David Ronnefalk TQ’s & wins at Italian Job Race

David Ronnefalk TQ's & wins at Italian Job Race

The 2014 Italian Job Race was held at the IBR Padova indoor clay track this past weekend with some of the best Italian drivers and some swift international guests in attendance. In the build up to forthcoming IFMAR 1/8th Buggy World Championships many drivers used the race for final preparations and after five rounds of qualifying on the recently rebuilt track reigning European Champion David Ronnefalk took the TQ for the finals from TLR’s Alex Tanchettin and Riccardo Berton (Kyosho). Atsushi Hara (SWorkz) and Davide Ongaro (Mugen) completed the top 5 result.

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Monday, September 15, 2014

Jesse Munn TQ’s & wins at ROAR Region 11 champs

ROARRegJesse Munn TQ's & wins at ROAR Region 11 champsion11EBuggy

The 2014 ROAR Region 11 1/8 Championships were held at Skagit River Raceway in Burlington, WA. The 1-day event saw practice rounds early in the morning followed by 3 rounds of qualifying and triple A-mains for the E-buggy class. Jesse Munn (Kyosho) managed to get the overall TQ with a clean 2nd round run by just 4 tenths of a second over the TLR of Jonathon Cantrell. Mike Dana would qualify 3rd with his Tekno and Shon Serles 4th with his Kyosho.

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Monday, September 15, 2014

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