More Ty Tessmann news as HotRace tyres have announced the signing of 2014 IFMAR 1/8th Nitro Buggy champion to their team. The former Pro-Line driver will run the Italian brand’s products at all events around the world and will also assist with product development.
The second round of the South Swedish Cup was held at the Tomelilla Motor Club in 1/8th Nitro and Electric Buggy classes. The Nitro Pro class saw HB Racing’s David Ronnefalk taking the overall TQ after a clean sweep in the qualifiers from HB Racing teammate, Hampus Berg in 2nd. Agama’s Jessica Palsson came in 3rd overall after the qualifiers. In the 30-minute A-main, David would bring home the win with a 1-lap margin from Hampus in 2nd. Victor Gunnarsson came in 3rd overall to round out the all-HB-Racing podium.
Hot Race Tyres from Italy have introduced their new Hagberg Edition Red Dot 1/12th scale foam tyre. Developed in cooperation with IFMAR World and multi-time EFRA European Champion, Alexander Hagberg, the tyre will excel especially on ETS carpet due to being made of a more closed cell foam compared to the regular Hagberg Edition tyres. The new Red Dot compound will provide increased grip and it already showed its performance by allowing Alex to bring home the 2020 EFRA 1/12th scale European Championship title. The tyres come pre-trued and mounted to white 6-spoke rims.
Hot Race Tyres from Italy have dedicated 1/10th scale buggy carpet and astro turf tyres available for both 2WD and 4WD vehicles. The front variant is of a common split block design, ensuring exceptional performance on both astro turf and carpet surfaces. The rear tyre is of a mini pin design, again usable for both astro turf and carpet tracks. The tyres are available in medium and hard compound with the medium compound for the fronts being ideal for medium to high-bite astro and black CRC carpet tracks while the hard compound is recommended for EOS and low to medium grip astro turf tracks. For the rear Hot Race Tyres recommends the medium compound for astro turf and the hard compound for black CRC carpet surfaces.
Coming from Hot Race is their new Bangkok V2 tyre for 1/8th buggies. The V2 features a mini pin design with an inner mesh making for lower and more even tyre wear that allows for greater overall durability in long mains. The tyre fits all standard 1/8th scale buggy wheels and it will become available in supersoft, soft, medium, and hard compounds from mid-July.
Coming from Hot Race Tyres is the Bangkok 1/10th scale buggy tyre. Developed especially for clay surfaces, such as the Pinerolo track, the tyre will offer exceptional performance and wear in these conditions and it is available as 4WD front and 2WD/4WD rear variant in super soft, soft, medium, clay and astro-specific rubber compounds.
Hot Race Tyres from Italy have announced the signing of top US driver Cole Ogden to their team. The HB driver has inked a 2-years contract and while running their products at events around the world, he will also assist with product development and trackside support, offering help to all US costumers on the track together with TJ Bradley and Wallace Motorsports. Cole says:
I’m extremely honored to be apart of team HotRace for the next 2 years. I’m excited for the new journey to begin, and I can’t wait showcase what HotRace tyres are capable of. Knowing i have a motivated group of guys backing me, as well as quality products, this could be the thing takes me to a whole new level of competition.
Coming from Italian company Hot Race Tyres is their new Alaska 1/8th buggy tyre. The tread is made up of bigger inner blocks for traction and exceptional wear while the smaller and densely packed outer pins ensures good rotation in the corner while maintaining a stable overall feeling. A rounder overall appearance compared to the company’s other tyres will make for an easy to drive buggy in all track conditions. The tyre is available in super soft, soft, medium and hard rubber compounds.