January 13, 2021

BMT 984 1/8th scale onroad chassis

BMT have announced the latest version of their 984 1/8th scale Nitro onroad chassis. Following many months of work, in collaboration with Italian designer Andrea Contarini, BMT are pleased to introduce this latest product. The car is completely new, with several new solutions such as new suspensions geometry, easy access to change belts, optional adjustable weights and a new lighter transmission. Other changes include updated Ackermann, as well as new plastic parts, such as the arms and the front bumper.

View a lot more images of the 984 here

January 13, 2021

Xray T4F’21 170g bumper weight

New from Xray for the T4F’21 is this front 170g bumper weight, developed and suggested for low to medium conditions on asphalt. A direct replacement for the kit 30g weight and bumper, thanks to extra weight in front the car generates more traction and stability in these particular conditions. The set includes a new foam bumper with space cut out for the weight to fit seamlessly.

Source: Xray [teamxray.com]

January 12, 2021

Schumacher tease their Eclipse 4 1/12th scale

Schumacher are teasing the upcoming release of the Eclipse 4, the follow up to the car that Marc Rheinard used to win the 2020 1/12th scale World Championships. The British company saying ‘We are pleased to announce the new Eclipse 4 LMP12 car is coming soon. Improving on the 2 x IFMAR World Championship Winning chassis with further innovation.’ More details to follow.

Source: Schumacher [racing-cars.com]

January 12, 2021

Oliver Mack returns to Team Shepherd

Team Shepherd have announced the return of former 1/8 On-Road European Champion and multiple German champion Oliver Mack. Back in 2015 Oliver took his maiden European Championship A title running for Shepherd and now he is eager to restart the cooperation with the German manufacturer. Oliver plans to attend local races as well selected international events like the European Championship and ENS races. Oliver had the following to say:

I’m very excited to return to Shepherd and I’m looking forward to cooperate again with such a professional team. Thanks to Patrick and the whole Shepherd family for this opportunity.

Source: Shepherd [team-shepherd.com]

January 12, 2021

LC Racing 1/14 EMB buggy body

LC Racing release this optional body shell for their 1/14th scale EMB1 buggy. Made from high quality polycarbonate, the new shell offers a more conventional mid cab design, in place of the kit standard cab forward body shell design. Supplied unpainted.

Source: LC Racing [lcracing.net]