Coming from Merlin Fuel is a new line of silicone shock absorber and gear differential fluids. Developed and produced by Merlin Fuel the fluids are of a very high quality to ensure reliable shock and differential action and they are available in 80ml bottles in viscosities of 100cSt to 950cSt for the shock oils and as 1.000cSt to 100.000cSt diff oil variants.
Merlin Fuel have announced that former European Champion, Worlds finalist and multiple Spanish Nat Champion, Robert Battle will be joining their international race team for the following 2 seasons. Having also recently moved to Mugen, Robert had this to say about his new deal:
I’m really excited to be part of one of the best fuel brands around the world. They provide me all I need for my engine and my run time, so I cannot want anything else. We (my dad and myself) will help in the development of all Merlin products the best we can and we hope to offer to all customers the best option to buy. I would like to thank Nitrolux to support me during all past years. We keep in touch and remember, the track is open, and I’m ready to race!
Taiwanese car manufacturer EDAM were showing off a prototype of their new as yet unnamed 1/8th scale on road car. A complete overhaul of their previous car, with new chassis plate, radio plate, wishbones, rear body mount and braking system, it is again a conventional but solid design. They also are displaying their Spirit 981 Gold Edition 1/10th 200mm chassis, with gold anodised parts and supplied with many optional parts as standard.
Following previous announcements by World and European finalist Mark Green, the multiple British National Champion has confirmed his final sponsor going into the 2009 season, Merlin Fuels. The Spanish company has backed Mark in previous seasons and continues their support with Mark having already tried their latest batch of fuel, which he says works really well in combination with his new Novarossi engines. The Serpent 966 racer has been testing recently and is pleased with both his car, engine and fuel, as well as the new light weight Xceed wheels, which he feels offers a big advantage, especially upon acceleration.
Our friend at Merlin Fuel in Spain have some first pictures of the new Hyper 9 being tested last Saturday by their team driver Borja Hernandez. According to what they have told us, the driver was quite satisfied with the cars performance in the air as well as the weight balance and they spent the whole morning working on diff and shock oil settings.
Spanish company, Merlin Fuel, have announced that top Austrian racer Daniel Tomaschko has joined their team. Winner of the recent European 1/8th ‘B’ Championships warm-up race in Kirchberg, the Serpent driver will use the company’s fuel and other products for the rest of the year.
Our friends at Merlin Fuel were present at the Spanish EFRA GP, or European 1/8th scale Warm up as it was billed, in Valencia Spain last weekend and while there they made some videos of the action. The video above is from practice and some sub finals while the video below is from the main final, that was eventually won by Shepherd Velox driver Robert Pietsch.
With the IFMAR 1/10th 200mm World Championships Warm up race being run this weekend at the Monsanto track in Lisbon, Portugal, the timing is perfect for the announcement that Spanish made Merlin Fuel has been selected as the official fuel of this years World Championships that takes place August 7th to 17th. Chosen from among many other high quality fuel brands to be the official supplier, Merlin are understandably excited about this and it will be a great platform to showcase their product.