Fenix have introduced the new Classic Team Lotus 49 body shell for their Classique formula pan car kit. A replica of the iconic Lotus 49, the fully licensed body shell is of a multi-piece design in order to create a race-worthy yet scale replica of the legendary Lotus F1 car. Included comes a detailed decal sheet that helps to recreate the 1967 and 1968 season cars and the body is available separately to as part of the Classique kit line up.
Infinity has released two new aluminium camber bushings for their ETS race-winning IF11 Formula chassis. Supplied as a four piece set, the bushings are precision machined from extremely strong 7075-T6 aluminium. Available as a 1-dot or 2-dot option, the camber adjustment eccentric bushings can be used to adjust the camber angle at 1 degree or 1.5 degrees using the 1 dot while the 2 dot gives 0.5 degree or 2 degrees.
Round 4 of the North German IC Track regionals was held at the MC Munster club this past weekend. In the 1/10th 200mm Nitro Touring class it Rico Kröber (Shepherd) with the overall TQ and he would also come out on top in the 30-minute A-main event, leaving behind Tim Benson on the runner-up spot a lap down. Xray driver, Henrik Eilers came in 3rd to round out the podium. With the TQ and win, Rico secured himself his third consecutive regional title.
The fourth round of this year’s Dutch IC Track Nationals was held at the MACH track in Heemstede this past weekend. In the premier 1/8th NK class it was Jesse Keller with the overall TQ some 1.2s in front of John Ermen as Joey Sorber came in 3rd, another five seconds behind. In the opening lap of the half-hour long A-main John would get past the leader only five corners after the start and from there he never looked back to take the win with his ARC car a lap in front of Serpent’s own Michael Salven. Shepherd racer Jesse Keller came in 3rd, another lap down, to round out the podium from Joey Sorber in 4th and Martin Zevenhoven in 5th.
T-Works have introduced an exhaust pipe set for Kyosho’s MP10 and MP9 off-road as well as GT3 and GT2 on-road kits. The set includes a machined aluminium pipe spring mount as well as gold colour mounting hardware and a heavy duty exhaust mount spring and it helps to create a stylish yet secure and reliable fixing point for standard and optional exhaust pipes.
Round 2 of the Spanish Electric On-road Championship was held at the Barakaldo track last weekend in Touring Modified, Pro Stock and Formula classes. In Touring Modified it was Awesomatix’s Javier Alonso with the overall TQ from the Xray duo of Carles Echarri and Alejandro Martinez in 2nd and 3rd respectively. Javier then went on to win the A-mains 1 and 2 for an early overall victory from Carles in 2nd and Alejandro in 3rd.
Performa Racing have introduced their new P1 HMX 10 brushless speed controller for 1/10th scale vehicles. To allow for simpler, more user-oriented tuning, the controller features four different pre-defined settings based on the track condition, doing away with the need to carry a programming box or computer. The four settings have been tuned by Performa Racing’s engineering team together with their World Champion drivers to deliver maximum performance and simplicity. The settings are accessible by simply pressing a button on the switch. For racers that want to dig deeper and fine tune the programs, Performa will offer a PC software that will allow to change the parameters, within guidelines that ensure drivers don’t get lost, and keeping them in the optimal performance range.
Serpent have announced the release of their all-new S120 Pro 1/12th scale competition pan car chassis kit. Building on the proven design features of the F110 SF4 formula car, the S120 Pro makes use of the “link-less” design introduced with the SF4, meaning the designers have junked the usual side links in favour of a bearing-supported linear guide system that allows to brake harder and accelerate earlier while offering greater stability and consistency when braking/accelerating and steering input overlap as the rear pod movement is independent from chassis roll.