Coming from Bezerk RC and made for the Tekno RC EB410 buggy are front and rear carbon fibre shock towers and two centre diff plates. The shock towers are machined from heavy duty 4.0mm material and made to match the standard geometry but are slightly reshaped to add overall strength. As for the centre diff plates, they are cut from 2.5mm material and come in a standard variant or with additional mounting holes for a 30mm fan unit. In addition all parts can be customised by the customer to make them more unique.
The opening round of the MRC Longwy Winter Series was held at the MRC Longwy club in France this past weekend. The event usually attracts racers from all over Europe and round 1 made no exception. In the Touring Stock Expert class, attracting 50 drivers, it was Germany’s Thilo Tödtmann with the overall TQ after some 2.7 seconds in front of Luxembourg racer, Jacques Libar. Dennis Kalinowski came in 3rd some two seconds short of Jacques’ time. After the triple A-mains the top 3 result would remain the same after Thilo made a clean sweep to leave Jacques and Dennis behind in 2nd and 3rd respectively.
The 2017 Korea TLR Race Cup was held this past weekend at the Ipjang Circuit in Chenan, Korea with 120 drivers from all over the country. In the premier 1/8th Nitro Buggy class it was top Korean racer, Dani Choi with the win in front of Jeongu Lee and Jeon Hanyeong in 2nd and 3rd respectively.
Samix keep on adding new option parts to their line of Traxxas TRX-4 accessories. New are aluminium hub carriers as a replacement for the standard composite items. The hubs add valuable strength and also 27g of weight per pair and they are a direct fit in combination with the standard TRX-4 kit parts or Samix’s alloy or brass option knuckles. The carriers are available in black, grey or silver finish.
The inaugural season of the 2017/18 Italian GT12 Series kicked off in Remedello di Sopra on the very technical indoor asphalt track of Angiolino Minispeedway. The series will unfold through six rounds across northern Italy and will see drivers chasing the crown of the GT12 class, which recently saw growing interest in the country thanks to its performance, simplicity and contained costs. The qualification rounds, held during the morning, saw Mattia Dall’Oca confirming his status of a GT12 specialist he and laid down three TQs marked by a very consistent pace and a record-breaking 13.366 seconds lap that finally proved unbeatable for the rest of the day. Locking the first row for the finals, Alessandro Rampini clinched P2 with a faultless drive in Q3, while his brother, Roberto Rampini was a very close third.
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.
Coming from Team Associated and available exclusively through their web shop are new Team Associated and Reedy setup/countertop mats. They measure 40x50cm, sport new designs and provide a protective surface for countertops and RC pit tables alike. Preventing stains from nitro fuel, shock oil, dirt and grime, these mats are a great way to protect the work space while creating a factory look. They also work as RC pit table setup boards, providing a nice flat surface for pre-race checks of ride height, camber, and toe. Lightweight for easy travel to and from the racetrack.
Samix have introduced an aluminium portal knuckle cover set for the Traxxas TRX-4 trail truck. The metal covers will add about 17g of weight while increasing the overall rigidity and stability of the axles. In addition mounting holes allow to attach mock-up brake discs and rotors for a more scale appliance. The covers are available in black, grey or natural finish and they fit both the standard TRX-4 knuckles and also Samix’s own option parts.