February 18, 2020

Beta carbon fibre car stand

Nemo Racing have announced the release of the Beta carbon car stand. Of a simplified design, the car stand features four holes that can be used to hold shocks or differentials during maintenance and refilling while four round foam dots protect the car stand and the car’s chassis from scratches. Rubber feet make for a secure positioning atop the setup board or pit table.

Source: Nemo Racing [nemoracing.com]


February 18, 2020

JConcepts Hotties belted SCT front & rear tyre

JConcepts have introduced their new belted Hotties SCT blue compound tyre for Street Eliminator drag racing. The tyre was created to look and perform the part of a performance Drag Racing tyre without compromising grip. Now, available in a belted version, the rear tyre has an inspired look with a wide-body footprint so the driver can feel the straight-line forward stability with very light rolling resistance. The 2.2 x 3.0” size makes it convenient to fit a host of SCT sized wheel options including the JConcepts StarTec and Tactic wheel design. The rear tyre is designed as a compact shape to fit inside the close quarters of the vehicle while maintaining the crisp response of a race tyre. Hotties have raised lettering which can be detailed for shows or displays or simply left without for a sleepy yet devastating look. The inside of the Hotties carcass incorporates a fibrous and woven belted material submerged into the rubber. Along the sidewall, feathery ribs along the sidewall to cushion straight-line blastoffs. The JConcepts tires include closed-cell inserts known for their durability, performance and consistency.

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February 17, 2020

David Todd Nieto wins at Spanish B Buggy Champs Rd1

The opening round of the Spanish Nitro Buggy B Championship was held at the La Nucia track last weekend, drawing over 40 entries. Young David Todd Nieto was the driver to beat all weekend as he took the overall TQ and also win in the 45-minute A-main event, leaving behind Joaquin Moreno in 2nd, some 21 seconds back. Roberto Garcia Rodero, who challenged David in the opening stages, had to settle for 3rd overall, another four seconds back.

Source: Modelix Racing [modelixracing.com]


February 17, 2020

Westrup TQs & wins at SDRC Supercross Series Rd2

Round 2 of the SDRC Supercross Series was held this past weekend, attracting over 70 entries. TLR driver, Eli Westrup took the overall TQ and also the win in the 2WD Mod Buggy class from the Team Associated duo of Kevin King in 2nd and Zack Miller in 3rd. Chris Raceles and Tito Gonzalez came in 4th and 5th respectively.

Image: Eli Westrup


February 17, 2020

PR Racing V3T R Pro 2WD stadium truck kit

PR Racing have announced the release of their 2020 V3T R Pro 2WD stadium truck kit. The vehicle features an updated steering geometry making it even easier to drive, while the redesigned rear suspension geometry creates increased rear end grip and the new super smooth ultra low profile Type R shocks soak up the roughest terrain. The all-new -2mm lower motor mount makes for a lower centre of gravity and pill style suspension blocks allow for fast toe and anti-squat changes. Up front, the truck now features an all-new front swaybar system. Durability and adjustability is achieved with a complete set of front and rear aluminium camber link mounts. The above mounts on a new -3mm chassis for optimised performance. The truck is topped off with a cab forward truggy body shell for looks and optimised aerodynamics.

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February 17, 2020

MAG Crono 211 R 3.5cc nitro engine

MAG Tuned Engines have introduced their new Crono 211 R 3.5cc nitro engine. The on-road competition power plant makes use of an exclusive crankcase created specifically to MAG Tuned Engines’ specifications, and the piston is special tuned and received a special surface treatment that reduces the friction and increases the performances. Also the liner was modified following MAG’s specification, while the crankshaft is hand-tuned and the timing has been revised according to the new engines specifications. To round out the package, the conrod is double surface treated to ensure increased hardness and less friction. Also new for the Crono is a lower and lighter cooling head.

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February 17, 2020

Ruddog Crawler 5-slot & 3-slot brushed motors

Made for all crawler enthusiast are the Ruddog Crawler 540-class brushed motors. Available in 5-slot and 3-slot specification and in a total of six different winding variants, the dual ball-raced motors feature adjustable timing, plated end bells, replaceable motor brushes and springs, brush heatsink towers and they are fully rebuildable if needed. The adjustable timing allows to adapt and optimise the motors for drivetrains that require reverse motor rotation operation. The motors are available in 13T, 16T or 20T 5-slot configuration for smoother throttle response and also as 35T, 45T and 55T 3-slot variants for improved overall power.

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