Coming from Bittydesign is their all-new Vertigo rear win for 1/10th scale buggies. A universal fit for most of today’s 2WD and 4WD buggies the wing is the result of many months of testing and design to produce exceptional downforce – with the aerodynamic drag being adjustable thanks to different gurney flap cutting lines. The wing is available moulded from tough 1.5mm or lightweight 1.0mm polycarbonate with two wings include in every pack. Also up for grabs is a pre-cut variant – the latter coming in 1-piece packs.
The third round of the North German 1/8th Off-road regionals was held in Braunschweig this part weekend. In 1/8th Nitro Buggy it was Agama’s Burak Kilic, piloting the new A319 buggy, with the win in the main final from Marcel Paul on the 2 spot. TLR’s Henrik Steiner came in 3rd to round out the podium.
The Tinglev club held round four of the Danish 1/10th Electric Off-road Nationals this past weekend. The 2WD class saw Team Associated’s Jesper Rasmussen making a clean sweep in the qualifiers to take the pole position for the triple A-mains from Team Associated teammate, Marcus Kaerup in 2nd. the finals then again had Jesper dominating the proceedings with wins in A1 and A2 allowing him to sit out A3. Mike Hansen (Schumacher) would come in 2nd thanks to winning A3 as Marcus Kaerup had to settle for 3rd overall.
The EFRA 1/8th Buggy European Championship B was held at the Silla track in Valencia, Spain this past weekend. Daniel Bernabe made a near clean sweep in the qualifiers, taking the overall TQ thanks to winning three of the four qualifying rounds. Oscar Navarro came in 2nd after the qualifiers after TQing one qualifier. The 45-minute main final then again had Daniel Bernabe (Agama/RC Concept) coming out on top, leaving behind HB Racing/Performa Racing’s Elias Johansson in 2nd, a lap down. Only two seconds back it was Mugen/Ultimate Racing’s Oscar Navarro who would round out the top 3 podium result.
Round 4 of the Danish 1/8th Off-road Nationals was recently held at the Skanderborg RC club. Daniel Bubel (Xray) took the TQ in the Nitro Buggy class and he would start from 2nd into the 45-minute main final, just behind Xray’s Peter Harder. When the dust had settled, it was Daniel with the win, some two laps in front of Steffen Culmsee (SWorkz) as Jan D. Hansen (Serpent) came in 3rd to round out the podium.
The regional town of Mildura hosted the 2019 Victorian State Titles recently, with over 100 entries keen to race on the famous red clay outdoors off-road track. The surface developed a fantastic blue groove during practice with a naturally bumpy character to challenge chassis setup and driving skill. In 2WD Mod Buggy, 14 years old Jordan Isergin took the TQ and win in the finals – his first Modified class state title. Completing the podium were Jack McMillan (18) and Lachlan Munday (13), all running Team Associated machinery.
JConcepts have introduced their new Bronze medium thickness lubricant for bearings and other applications. After considerable testing, the RM2 Bronze oil is the stand-out lubricant in the pits of 2-time IFMAR World Champion, Ryan Maifield. When it comes to a simple touch up to oil bearings, CVA’s or any surface that needs a little friction reduction, apply a liberal amount of the oil to coat the area for a fresh life. A simple bottle and packaging make for easy access and quick transport to and from the races.
Coming from Hupo Hönigl’s own H-Speed brand are new high-quality shock and differential fluids. Supplied in leak-free 75ml bottles the competition-grade oils are available as 200cSt to 800cSt shock and 1,000cSt to 50,000cSt differential fluids, allowing to fine-tune the suspension and drivetrain of most cars, buggies and trucks out there.