February 5, 2024

Dim3nsion by JP Centering Tool

Dim3nsion by JP has released a number of new variants of its popular Centering Tool. The 3D printed part supports the user during setup to always hit the exact centre of the steering. Simply plug it in and the centre is found. The Centering Toll is now available for the Capricorn C804 SL/R, Xray RX8 and for the Xray NT1 24 with other models will follow. Dim3nsion by JP is operated by brothers Christian and Jean-Pierre Rönicke who can both draw on almost 36 years of RC car experience that includes having worked as pitmen in the past for Dominic…


September 20, 2023

2023 COPA America – Report

The 2023 COPA America race was held in Lima, Peru last week at Miniautodromo Polo Bracale. This track proves to be very challenging with its high banking turns and extreme elevation changes. This track had racers from many different countries and many different car manufacturers were represented. Eric Jones from the USA was able to TQ and directly qualify into the finals with his XRAY NT1. In the finals he was leading the race for a third of the race, but a mechanical issue forced him to end his chance at a victory. Guillermo Jimenez from Mexico running his Mugen…


June 2, 2023

Xray NT1 +2mm Alu Lower 2-Piece FR Suspension Holder

Xray has the added the option of these +2mm front suspension holders for its NT1 1:10 Nitro Touring Car. CNC-machined from premium Swiss 7075 T6, they are designed to retain the well-proven geometry of NT1 and widen the suspension by 4mm. Fully independent from the bulkheads, mounted directly to the chassis to increase traction and make the car easier to drive. The suspension mounts are anodised in black colour. Source: Xray [teamxray.com]…


May 11, 2023

Xray NT1 Ultra-Lightweight Drive Flange

Xray has released an optional ultra-lightweight 1st gear drive flange made from 7075 T6 aluminium for its NT1 1:10 Nitro Touring Car. For serious racers looking for smart weight savings and optimized rotating weight, it has been strategically lightened to reduce rotating weight without sacrificing strength or durability. It includes factory-pressed high-quality German 1-way bearing, hand-ground for maximum running precision. The 1-way bearing is non-replaceable once worn out, so it must be regularly serviced, cleaned, and oiled regularly with Xray recommend using its own One-way lube. Source: Xray [teamxray.com]…


November 6, 2022

“I never give up wanting to win”, Balestri says 1:10 World Title “the missing piece”

The first ever event Red RC covered was the 2007 1:10 Nitro Touring Car European Championship in Madrid, Spain. The class was still the new kid on the block and there was plenty of hype about the category. The race would be Xray’s first venture into nitro with them bringing in star names Teemu Leino and Jilles Groskamp from electric touring car in their quest to win with their new NT1. Dario Balestri was the defending Champion and the real star of nitro onroad. He was Italian, he exclusively raced nitro, and he was one of chosen ones for iconic…


August 26, 2022

Xray all new NT1‘23

Xray have today unveiled the 2023 edition of their 1:10 nitro touring car chassis the NT1. A big year for the nitro touring car class with the World Championship coming up in November in Thailand, the car features an all-new chassis with narrowed front suspension pivots to increase stability & traction. Hard composite suspension arms combined with the improved central chassis flex keeps the suspension geometry stable while the flex is transferred through chassis and radio plate to maintain traction. Lower down-stop mounting holders without the eccentric geometry make the car easier to set suspension down-stops. All-new front aluminium bulkheads…


March 4, 2022

Power HD sign Kyle Branson to their team

Power HD has announced the signing of top British driver Kyle Branson to their team. The multiple IFMAR and EFRA finalist, and Vice World/European champion will be using Power HD high-end low profile S15-X servo in his Xray X4 touring cars and S15 servo in his Nitro NT1 cars in major races for 2022, including 1:10th IFMAR ISTC world championships, EFRA 1:10th EP/GP championships along with all BRCA Touring car nationals and other major events. Source: Power HD [chd.hk]…


December 28, 2021

Kyle Branson joins Xray Factory team

Xray have announced that one of the UK’s top onroad drivers, Kyle Branson is joining their Factory Team to race the X4 and NT1 platforms. A World and European Vice Champion in the Nitro classes, he is also a multiple British National Champion and has been running a lot more EP Touring in recent years with much success. Kyle said: I am very thankful for this great opportunity to be apart of the Xray team. With my main focus now going to electric touring car I knew that with the X4 platform and the untouchable support that Xray offer it…


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