MD Racing from Spain have released first images of their forthcoming new MDT-FF front-wheel drive touring car kit. The vehicle builds on a 2.2mm carbon fibre chassis and a vertical top deck design that allows to adjust the overall torsional flex in a very wide range, ensuring the car can be adapted to basically every track condition. The ACS active camber and MCS multi caster system allow to setup the front suspension to be compatible to basically any tyre and driving style with the lower suspension arms offering stiffness adjustments to further increase the setup possibilities. Other features will include a floating steering system, a bi-directional motor mount system for weight bias adjustments as well as a widely adjustable battery mount that helps to fine-tune the car’s weight balance. The MDT-FF makes use of about 80 percent of the parts that make up the MDT-15 touring and MD Mini 10 chassis, minimising spare parts hassle. MD Racing have yet to announced a release date.
Coming soon from MD Racing is the Mini-10 M-class touring car kit. The car utilises a carbon fibre main chassis with a dual vertical top deck design, a mid layshaft layout and highly adjustable suspension components with a multi caster and camber system front end, reactive toe rear suspension and the adjustable 225mm or 235mm wheelbase. As for the drivetrain, the car can be run in a 4WD, FWD or setup that also has influence on the available motor and battery positions with the all-wheel and RWD car using a side mounted battery while the FWD car can make use of a transversally mounted battery pack. Full details will become available in time of the release.
Spanish company MD Racing have announced the signing of Italy’s Marco Buccella to their team. Marco will campaign MD Racing’s MDF14’16 formula car at events throughout the country and he has the following to say about the deal:
After several different cars that I tried over the season the MD Racing MDF14’16 got to me a very good feeling. The car is very fast and easy to drive. I want to thank Vicente Machancoses of MD Racing and Davide Marca of Minizracing.it/Markaracing.com for the opportunity to represent the team, and to look forward for achieving more great results with them. I will do my best to represent this fantastic brand in my country, Italy.
MD Racing have announced the signing of BRCA 1/5th scale on-road champion, James Wright to their team. At just sixteen years of age, James has amassed an extensive knowledge of RC and success in his relatively short RC career of just six years. His campaign will include the upcoming BRCA Indoor National Championships, the 2017 Outdoor BRCA National Championships and also mid-season regional series and club days. James has the following to say about the deal:
After working closely with fellow team driver Stephen Lander, Vicente Mechancoses and the guys at the MD Racing factory, experiencing the passion and commitment of the team to be the very best and to move their branding internationally, I am delighted to have the opportunity as a factory driver for MD Racing to help show what the car, the team, and the company can do for F1 RC in the up coming national events, and I look forward to the future with MD racing. I would like to thank Vicente for this opportunity to work with them and to help make MD products the best they can be. Now lets go and have some great racing out there! I hope to see you at a circuit sometime soon.
MD Racing have announced the addition of Hector Albarracin to their factory team. Already a supporter of the Spanish company for many years, the 2016 EFRA Euros A-main finalist will now get the full factory treatment when campaigning MD Racing’s MDF14 formula and MDT15 touring car. Hector has the following to say about the deal:
First I would like to thank Vicente Machancoses for this huge opportunity! I’m working with Vicente from 3 years ago, and I hope for work together for more years, this is a new brand with good quality products in continue developing for make the best product, I’m very happy for continue in the factory team, its a big team with people living the hobby.
MD Racing have announced the signing of UK’s Stephen Lander to their team. Stephen brings a wealth of knowledge, having raced RC cars competitively for over 30 years, winning him both regional and national titles. His campaign will include the BRCA Indoor National series, starting this weekend, and the BRCA National outdoor championship. Stephen says:
I’d like to thank Vicente Mechancoses and the guys at MD Racing for this exciting opportunity to team up with them as a factory driver and MD Racing UK driver representative by running the MD F14 Formula car , having seen the quality and attention to detail in the development cars, I am keen to help them launch this new brand on to the UK racing scene. I look forward to working alongside Owner Vicente Mechancoses and the design team in the cars future development and intend to compete at the highest level and hope to help bring the brand many race victories. If you see me at race meetings and wish to take a closer look at MD Racing’s MD F14 car then come over, say Hi and have a look.
Spanish company MD Racing have announced the signing of Luxembourg’s Jaques Libar to their team. Having used a range of different brands this season Jaques now found a new home at MD Racing and he has the following to say about the opportunity:
I’m really excited to join MD Racing Rc Team to be running their brand cars. After several different cars that I tried over the season the MD Racing MDF14’16 got me the best feeling. I want to thank Vicente Machancoses at MD Racing RC and Thomas Schröder at RcTeile.de for the opportunity to represent the team, and look forward to achieving more great results with them.
Spanish company MD Racing have released a first teaser image of their MDP12-2017 1/12th scale pan car kit. Designed to make setup as easy as possible without compromising performance the vehicle will feature many unique ideas such as a highly adjustable front end that offers a total of seven track width settings, the reactive castor is adjustable between 2.5 degree and 7.5 degree using two shims and the castor can be set between 0 and 14 degree by loosening two fasteners. Furthermore the front end allows for wheel axle height adjustments and the car is equipped with a flex adjustment feature and a floating servo mount. Last but not least the chassis allows for four different electronics placements, the roll dampers are of a 4mm big bore design and the rear power pod offers quick adjustment ride height settings. More information about the kit should become available soon.