Xray have a brief report on their site from the second LRP Islikon Masters held last weekend in Switzerland. The qualification rounds on Sunday saw Sacha Lnenicka TQ ahead of his Xray team mate and brother Ronny in 2nd place with Serpent racer Markus Geisendorf in 3rd. The finals were dominated by Sacha and he managed to win all three finals with Ronny ending up in 2nd, with Geisendorf taking the last podium spot in 3rd.
Xray have a report on their site from driver Soeren Boy Holst on the 2nd round of the Danish Touring Car Championships that was held last weekend at the Broendby Racing Club close to the capital Copenhagen. Modified qualifying saw the pole position go to the Xray driver Holst in front of 2nd place Corally racer Jonas Kaerup and Martin Lissau for Xray in 3rd. In the finals it was 2 wins for Holst to take the overall win despite having some clashes in the 2nd final he could still wrap up the win with 1 final left. The 2nd place went to Kaerup with Emil Rath ending the day in 3rd, just ahead of Lissau.
Following on from the recent release of the 720-08, Serpent have now announced the release of the car that was top qualifier at this years 1/8th scale World Championships and EFRA European Championships, the 960-08. Having finished a close 2nd at the Worlds, as well as having won the ultra competitive Japanese Nationals, the 2008 version has already proven its pace and is now ready to be released. Updates to the 08 car includes a newly designed rear end geometry that provides more rear end grip and which makes the car better under both braking and exiting of a corner.
The 2nd annual R1 Grand Prix Indoor International Championship will take place in 2008 on January the 19th – 20th. The event will be held in Seoul, South Korea at the Best Western Airport Hotel and many international racers from various different countries are expected to participate. This year, Scotty Ernst will announce for the race, and the organisers expect attendance from Atsushi Hara, Adachi Shin, and other international racers.
For more information go to the official event site here.
K-Factory have released these CNC-machined rear hub carriers with 1.5 degrees of toe-in for the Team Magic E4. The hub carriers have been precision machined to exact tolerances and are extremely tough, due to the high strength of the material chosen and the parts design. Even though they are very strong, they are very lightweight, with the strength achieved due to smart engineering and the carefully chosen materials.
New for the S400, Serpent has introduced the long awaited front one-way axle set. Sold complete with everything needed, including the 35T composite pulley, when installed the set gives the car more steering and is perfect for use on carpet tracks, especially with foam tires. To improve durability the drive adaptors have been made from steel, yet remain lightweight due to their hollow design.
New for the shorter-length shocks of the Xray T2 family of 1/10th scale electric touring sedans, Xray presents the ultimate high-performance racing springs that have been specially developed for rubber-tire racing, giving better balance and an additional range of choices to fine-tune your car. Developed through extensive testing and racing experience, these linear springs are shorter and have a larger internal diameter. The same thickness of wire is used for each spring, and stiffness is controlled by the number of coils.
Much More have announced the release of new range of dyno tested brushed motors for various budgets and applications. Providing high RPM and torque, this new range of motors are the perfect choice for 1/10th scale on and off road racers as well as 1/12th scale circuit racers. Available in a range of different winds, the motors all feature stand up brushes, capacitors and the Kali and Eavan series sport dual ball bearings. Other features include colour coded brush heat sinks, while the motor’s high torque amature design creates a more intense magnetic field for quicker spool-up. The Kali Modified motor is available in 10T double, 11T double and 13T double, the Eavan is a 19T motor while the Farrel is 23T.