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 [] FacebookTwitter…

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…

July 27, 2021

2021 XRS Italy onroad – Report

…front of Matteo Menichetti, both running Xray NT1 cars. But it was Alessio Agostinelli who ended up 2nd at the end of the 30 minute encounter, making it an 1-2 finish for Xray. Alessandro Balboni rounded out the podium in 3rd. 1/10 Nitro results: 1. Mario Spiniello – Xray NT1 2. Alessio Agostinelli – Xray NT1 3. Alessandro Balboni Jonathan Gandin TQ’ed and won the well attended 1/8 category in a dominant fashion. Jonathan didn’t put a wheel wrong all weekend. In the 30 minute final, Roberto De Cesare ended up 2nd, with Dante Piersante in 3rd, running an Xray…

September 16, 2020

XRS Italy 2020 – Report

…the the 1/10 nitro class, a lot of drama unfolded already from the start of the race. The pole sitter, Alessio Agostinelli flamed out on the starting line. A few crashes and technical problems affected other drivers in the field, which meant that Alessio soon could fight his way back to the top. Mustafa Alp secured a strong 2nd place, and Alessandro Occhipinti rounded out an all NT1.2 podium, in 3rd. 1/10 Nitro results 1. Alessio Agostinelli – Xray NT1 2. Mustafa Alp – Xray NT1 3. Alessandro Occhipinti – Xray NT1 Report by Alexander Hagberg. Source: Xray [] FacebookTwitter…

May 8, 2020

SRC RX8 & NT1 dynamic battery plate & weights

SRC have introduced their new battery plate with integrated brass weights for Xray’s RX8 and NT1 nitro on-road kits. The super light cars still have a margin even under the new EFRA rules thanks to lightweight transmissions and materials. With SRC’s battery weight set additional weight is placed as low as possible while allowing to fine-tune the weight balance by shifting the weights forth and back. The plates are machined from high-quality aluminium and they can be loaded with up to five brass weights of 12g to 13.5g in weight. Source: SRC Racing [] FacebookTwitter…

April 24, 2020

Xray NT1 2021 1/10th nitro on-road kit

Xray have introduced their new NT1 2021 1/10th scale nitro on-road kit. The next generation of the 2-time IFMAR World Championship winning platform is of an all-black design, doing away with the signature orange design of it predecessors, leaving only some shock parts and details in the company’s house colour. New for the 2021 version is also an updated 2-speed carrier that features a heatsink design for more consistent shifting while the new lightweight drive flange lowers the drivetrain’s rotational masses. Also in the drivetrain area a new brake disc adapter is about 25 percent lighter, again adding to an…

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