October 11, 2017

Ryan Lee teams up with RC Concept

RC Concept have announced the addition of Korean frontrunner, Ryan Lee to their team for 2017 and 2018. Ryan already successfully used the company’s engines at a recent race meeting that he used to win, and he hopes for more good results during his upcoming campaign that will includes appearances at all all major events in Korea, as well as the Neo18 in the UK, the IFMAR Worlds in Australia, and the Asian Fever race in Taiwan.

Source: RC Concept [rcconcept.net]

October 4, 2017

RC Concept Omega HV LiPo batteries

RC Concept have announce these new Omega HV LiPo batteries which have a higher nominal voltage (3.8V vs 3.7V) and can be charged up to 4.35V/Cell. The higher voltage allows for more performance and more capacity for the same battery size, they are the next step of LiPo battery technology. With the HV LiPo batteries, the discharge curve is flatter, meaning the cells maintain higher voltage throughout the discharge cycle, without significant drop off. Available in stick pack HV 8000Mah 120C and shorty pack HV 4800Mah 120C versions.

View the Shorty pack here

July 22, 2017

RC Concept SC10R 1/10th brushless speed controller

RC Concept have introduced their all-new SC10R 1/10th brushless speed controller. Featuring the self-developed WTI technology the speedo brings together innovative programming and hardware with the new algorithms and a fast 32-bit processor, making for perfect power and brake control and ensuring the driver always feels perfectly connected to the car. On top of this help Japanese-made high-power FETs to efficiently use the power of today’s high-performance LiPo and LiHV batteries. The water and dust protected ESC is easily programmable using RC Concept’s EC Box or PC software and it has already proven its capabilities by coming in 3rd at this week’s EFRA 2WD European Championship in the hands of Reno Savoya.

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May 24, 2017

RC Concept MC3X & MC5X nitro off-road engines

RC Concept have introduced their new 3-port MC3X and 5-port MC5X nitro off-road engines. Both power plants utilise the new 2017 X-Line carburettor with a double bottom-end adjustment and DLC-coated crankshafts. The carburettor will improve idling, give a smooth power band as well as increased top end power while the DLC-coated crankshaft will last up to 3-times longer with also increased conrod life. Other features include high-quality ceramic rear bearings, Swiss-made front bearings as well as updated cooling heads.

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May 15, 2017

Vincent Meertens wins at French regional race

The French RC94 club in Sucy-en-Brie held an 1/8th Nitro Buggy regional race over the weekend and it was Samuel Miroir who took the TQ after the qualifiers. In the 30-minute 1/8th Nitro Open class main final however it was Vincent Meertens (TLR/RC Concept), who only sat in P11 after the qualifiers and who would set the pace to bring home the win one lap ahead of Thomas Carandi (Kyosho/Novarossi) in 2nd and Pierre Raboulin (Mugen/Ninja) in 3rd.

Source: RC Concept [rcconcept.net]

February 1, 2017

RC Concept RC3 & RC4 Turbo-style glow plugs

RC Concept have introduced two new Turbo-style glow plugs. The RC4 super hot is best used in ambient temperatures between 15°C and 45°C while the RC3 ultra hot was developed for a lower 0°C to 25°C range. Both are made by Japanese company O.S. Engines which will make for exceptional quality and durability.

Source: RC Concept [rcconcept.net]

January 16, 2017

Lee Martin powered by Thor Fuel for 2017

RC Concept have announced that UK frontrunner, Lee Martin will use Thor Fuel to power his RC Concept equipped rides for 2017. Lee will attend the UK BRCA Nationals as well as all major 1/8th off-road events such as the Neo Race and the European Championships to name just a few.

Source: RC Concept [rcconcept.net]

January 10, 2017

Reno Savoya powered by Thor Fuel

RC Concept have announced that multiple EFRA European and French National Champion, Reno Savoya will be using Thor fuel for 2017. The TLR driver will power his RC Concept engines using the new juice and he has the following to say:

After many tests, I feel Thor Fuel is the best fuel I have ever run. The stability of my MC5R is awesome with it and I have gain almost 45sec runtime in every conditions. I am super happy, and I advice everyone to try this fuel.

Source: RC Concept [rcconcept.net]