Coming from MiBorg and made for the 3Racing Sakura D5S drift chassis are these new rear RCV driveshafts. Utilising the design of full-scale cars the driveshafts use steel balls instead of cross pins to drive the wheel axle, which results in less vibration even at high steering angles. This leads to a more predictable handling, higher corner speeds and less tyre wear. In addition the wheel axles allow the use of standard thickness bearings while lighter, pin-less wheel hex adapters reduce overall weight.
Coming in late August is H2 Racing Development’s new carbon fibre chassis and top deck for the 3Racing Advance S64 touring car. The main chassis will come machined from high-quality 2.5mm Torayca carbon fibre and it offers some additional features compared to the standard FRP chassis, such as a mounting position for an optional twist control block, as well as mounting holes for an ARS suspension, weight block as well as shorty battery holders. The servo mount position was moved a bit backwards for an optimised weight bias as was the lower bulkheads which means the chassis is only usable in combination with H2RD’s upper deck but not the original part.
3 Racing have released first teaser images of their forthcoming new Advance FF21 front-wheel drive touring car kit. The car makes use of the popular mid-motor design for a centralised weight balance and thus quick and predictable cornering. No official details beside the images are available yet but we bring you more updates as they surface.
H2 Racing Development have announced the soon release of their updated front and rear shock towers for the 3Racing Sakura Advance 20M touring car. The updated design makes the carbon fiber shock stays more durable while lowering the overall centre of gravity and offering a little bit more twist in the centre area. In addition the rear tower features mounting holes for rear body supports. The shock towers are also usable with the Advance 2K18 Evo and they should become available shortly.
New from Exotek and made for the 3Racing FGX formula car are precision-machined and laser-engraved 7075 aluminium rear hubs. The raised hub design improves the roll centre, that is +1mm higher with the Exotek hubs, and creates better CVD clearance from the lower arm. The hubs come anodised black and silver chamfered to match the factory looks and they fit the FGX Evo and original FGX.
Bruno Coelho has taken the overall win in the Modified class at the 2019 SIGP in Xiamen, China. The Xray driver took his 2nd win in A2 to complete the perfect weekend and claim the SIGP title and with it the 20,000 RMB prize money. Never really challenged in the deciding second A-main, it was Akio Sobue who took the runner up spot ahead of Dominic Quek and Meen Vejrak, but in A3 it was the Thai driver that took the win, as Coelho started from the back of the grid, with Akio finishing in 2nd, the result meaning that Vejrak would finish 2nd overall with Sobue completing the podium. Asked about the deciding A2, Coelho said it was a very similar race to A1 with the time spent waiting on the grid the only reason for concern forcing the World Champion to be quite cautious on the opening lap. Once up to speed he could pull a gap to Sobue and once control the race.
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3Racing have introduced their new Advance 20M mid-motor electric touring car kit. Building on the previous Advance competition on-road kit the 20M features a mid-motor design for improved balance and overall quicker lap times while the new 20mm bulkhead spacing optimised the natural chassis flex compared to the previous 23mm spacing. Other features include updated suspension mount, again to optimise chassis flex and new 20T centre pulleys that allow the use of virtually every main gear brand. New 5mm lower ultra low centre of gravity shock towers round out the package. The kit will hit stores by mid-November.
Coming from Exotek are their new Shimizu tyre adapter rings for the 3Racing FGX foam tyre wheel sets. The all CNC-machined delrin adaptor rings allow mounting of Shimizu F104 and Tamiya TCS F104 tyres onto the FGX foam wheels. The must have for carpet and cool weather racing allows the use of softer high grip compounds on the FGX. The rings are simply glued into place on the wheels and thereafter allows perfectly true mounting of the Shimizu F104 tyres onto the wheels. The adaptor set includes four rings, usable on the front of the rear rims with two sets being needed to outfit a complete set of wheels.