Hot Race Tyres from Italy have announced the signing of reigning EFRA European 1/8th Nitro Buggy Champion, Robert Batlle to their team. The Spanish Mugen driver has inked a 2-years contract and while running their products at events around the world, he will also assist with product development as well as being the new Hot Race Tyres distributor for Spain. Robert says:
It is an honour to let you know that I will be part of HotRace team for the upcoming years! When I tested the tires I got really surprise about the speed and consistency they have, also because of the passion Nicola put into the development of the tires, I love the way he works so I just can say yes to his project! I invite you all to test this tires as Hot Race off road tires have just two years old, but you will love the feeling of driving them!
Wallace Motorsports have announced the signing of multi-time ROAR US National finalist and top California racer Chris Verano to their nitro on-road team for 2018. Chris will begin his racing season campaigning the WRC GTX 1.3, Ielasi Tuned engines and Hot Race tyres through out California and abroad. He brings years of industry and racing experience to the table and will be an asset for supporting and helping grow the Wallace brand out west. Chris had this to say about the new venture:
I would like to thank Diatta Collymore and Ben Wallace for the opportunity to be part of Wallace Motorsports. I am looking forward to racing and working with the growing Wallace Motorsports team in 2018.
Italian company Hot Race Tyres have introduced a new sidewall design for their 1/8th buggy tyres. The updated design features a reinforced sidewall with the new structure greatly improving the tyre performance even in very hot ambient temperatures while reducing the tread wear at the same time. The update is a running change with the new tyres hitting stores this week.
Italian company Hot Race Tyres have announced the signing of Italian frontrunner Fabrizio Teghesi. Fabrizio is well known in the industry for being a hard worker and for this reason Fabrizio will be not only be a new factory driver but was also appointed as Italian team manager. Fabrizio says:
For the 2018 I will be new Italian HotRace team manager and new Factory driver. I will do my best for Nicola and his company.
Hot Race Tyres have announced the signing of Italy’s Andrea Pirani to their team. The multiple national Champion and European podium finisher will use the company’s tyres at open races world-wide while also helping with product development.
Hot Race Tyres from Italy have introduced the Sahara 1/8th buggy tyre. Designed for indoor or super high traction outdoor tracks, the tyre will offer massive forward bite thanks to the connected-bar-and-pins tread. The tyre will be available in super soft, soft, medium and hard compounds as well as in soft and hard clay-specific rubber.
Hot Race Tyres from Italy have introduced their new clay rubber compounds. Developed especially with the demanding clay-type tracks in mind, the rubber will extract the maximum traction and performance from the tyre and it will become available in soft and hard compounds for both the existing range of 1/8th treads and also the new 1/10th buggy tyres.
Hot Race welcomes 2014 ROAR Stock Buggy U.S. National Champion and multi-time Region 4 champion, Jeremy Harris to its factory race team. Jeremy will be a key part of the brand’s 2017 1/10th off road tyre launch program and will also be promoting the Hot Race 1/8th off road tyre line.