P Stickers, a personal sponsor of Team Yokomo star and World Championship runner-up Christopher Krapp, have a very nice team clothing collaboration going on with Team Yokomo and Team Yokomo Europe. Having done work for the brand previously, they are now offering the opportunity for racers to get hold of this range with drivers able to register their interest by contact Team Manager Krapp for more details.
Having started the week by giving us the iconic Datsun 240Z, now Team Associated have added the all-new A550 Rally Car. A highly detailed and fun-to-drive Ready-to-Run, it is built on a budget friendly Apex2 Sport chassis. The A550 Rally Car is a beautiful true-to-life scale version of the Group B cars from the golden era of rallying during the 1980s. These cars were some of the fastest, most powerful, and most sophisticated rally cars ever built! The Apex2 Sport chassis features some of the latest features in rally racing. A front and rear independent suspension with coil-over shocks and active rear toe give the Apex2 Sport the ultimate in handling on uneven tarmac. This makes it a perfect platform for the A550 Rally Car!
These new ST Racing Concepts Brass Steering Knuckles for the Axial SCX24 helps with the climbing capability of your SCX24 by adding more weight to the lower front end of the vehicle. CNC Machined out of high quality brass material, these steering knuckles also adds more strength and precision to the front suspension of the SCX24. The knuckles also includes bushings for the king-pin screws to prevent wear on the knuckle and steel ball studs for tighter tolerance to the steering linkage.
JConcepts presents the Razor wing to an already successful line of Aero products catering for the latest trend of 1:8 off-road wing performance. For the IFMAR Worlds, JConcepts dug in to the arsenal to produce a combination wing including elements first rising to prominence with polycarbonate wings. The use of a single vertical direction side-dam is incorporated into the base wing feature to provide a little freedom during highspeed turning and 180-degree corners. As with all JConcepts wings, the side-dams are recessed for decal placement and increased rigidness. The leading edge of the dams are angled, providing that exclusive JConcepts look to slide through the air with ease. The base of the wing has multiple heights, the centre section allows the wing to sit lower on the vehicle. On each side of the lowered section, tall centre dividers channel the vehicle and helps maintain stability. Added for continuity, the fangs are built in several locations mimicking the 1/10th carpet | turf off-road wings. A very tall rear dam transitions twice to improve forward grip to feel very comfortable in choppy and loose conditions. Underneath, the wing has a performance core with centre fin and light-weight pocketing to reduce the overall weight. It’s common for racers to add holes to the back of the wing with hand trimming and tuning. The Razor wing has pre-marked locations to allow the opening of the rear dam to allow more wind flow and air to escape during jumping.
Mayako has announced former World Champion Robert Batlle as the brand’s Director of Motorsports. Having announced his departure from Mugen last week after 12-years with the Japanese brand, the popular Spaniard now takes up a new role at the 1:8 Buggy class newcomers to join fellow World Champion David Ronnefalk. On announcing the much expected arrival of Batlle, they said, “Mayako would like to welcome World Champion Robert Batlle to the brand as the Director of Motorsports. Robert is passionate about Scale Motorsports, and driven to ensure Mayako succeeds in giving racers the best experience possible. He is going to work with the factory, our Service Centres and drivers from around the world to ensure the community being built will be as successful and beneficial to all as possible. We probably have the fastest company director in the business”!
Italian tyre producer Hotrace has just added the brand new Vesuvio to their offering of 1:8 Offroad Tyres. Designed and engineered to achieve one goal, it has been developed by team drivers in several track conditions for almost a year. Everything to give ultimate performance for clay, oily, humid or slightly dusty tracks. A whole new tyre design where the letter “V” is its main characteristic offering more traction and more steering. On dusty tracks it removes the dirt from the inside to the outside of the tyre, increasing forward drag and side grip and Hotrace claim it is easier to drive on bumpy tracks. The Vesuvio will be available from the 1st of December.
Futaba has just introduced this new HPS-CB701 servo which is intended for nitro buggy and car use. The HPS servo series achieves amazing torque and low power consumption and is UR (Ultra Response) mode compatible. Featuring a 3 piece all aluminium casing, it features metal 1-3 stage gear and a metal final stage gear.
JConcepts has just released a large range of option parts for Arrma’s Kraton 6s BLX. The durable 7075 CNC machined aluminium parts are a quick way to beef up the 1:8 Monster Truck. Offered in the range are direct replacement front & rear shock towers, front & rear shock mounts and front & rear chassis braces, all of which are finished in black anodising for stealthy looks. Also available is a carbon fibre front to rear chassis brace which is a quick and easy weight to reduce the weight of the Kraton.