March 17, 2023

T-Works 2023 Apparel

Best known for their very extensive range of optional parts, T-works has released a range of 2023 t-shirts so you can now also give yourself a custom look!  Available in 6 sizes from S to 3XL, the fabric gives a comfortable and breathable feel with three designs available.  Two black and one red designs feature a vivid T-Works logo on the front and back.

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March 17, 2023

Bowie Ginting joins Yokomo Factory Team

Yokomo has announced top Indonesian Touring Car racer Bowie Ginting has joined their factory team.  With the Japanese manufacturer’s latest & renamed 1:10 touring car release imminent, the 29-year-old TITC Open Class A-Finalist had the following to say about his move to Yokomo having recently campaigned an Awesomatix,  “I am humbled and honoured to be joining the Yokomo factory team. I cannot wait to represent one of the most iconic brands in the RC world and that is the best thing I could have ever imagined.  I’m looking forward to having a great time with my teammates and the people at the factory and pursue the best result possible. Thank you Yokomo Japan for the opportunity.”

Source: Yokomo []

March 17, 2023

LRP WorksTeam Fans & Conveyor Ducts

LRP has introduced a new 40 and 30 mm WorksTeam aluminium high rev motor fan and matching Conveyor Ducts.  Tested by the German electronic brand’s team drivers worldwide, the new high performance aluminium fans are the heart of the LRP fan series.  Developed in Europe, using LRP’s proprietary fan blade design, combined with specially wound motors for extremely high RPM, they offer maximum thrust and a stylish, classy LRP look thanks to their two-colour anodising.  Screws and full black extension wire included.  The matching Conveyor Ducts with integrated Venturi duct direct the airflow directly to the motor to further improve cooling.

View integrated ducts here

March 16, 2023

‘Download – Print – Race’, Club Race Hero launched

Download and print your next 1:12 chassis!  Last weekend we featured the 3D printed 1:12 chassis of Scott Jakes that he was racing at the ROAR Electric On-Road Carpet Nationals and it generated huge interest.  Now you can download the files to print and race Jakes creation yourself as he has launched a website called Club Race Hero where as they tagline states you can ‘Download – Print – Race’ one of three designs.  Within the first 12 hours of going live with the site over 400 chassis had been downloaded.  An interesting concept which is sure to be watched very carefully by both the industry and racers.

Source: Club Race Hero []

March 16, 2023

PSM Deltagrid TC Car Stand

German parts manufacturer PSM has released this Deltagrid TC car stand for onroad racers.  Based off their unique and versatile Deltagrid off-road car stand, this on-road version features the same premium build quality and serves as the ideal vehicle maintenance platform.  It is compatible with almost all on-road vehicles in the 1:10 to 1:8 range.  Carbon fibre tubes combined with Deltagrid structured aluminium frames provide incredible strength and low weight, industrial rubber o-rings keep your vehicle in place.  Tested with loads up to 30 Kg, the Deltagrid TC car stand can take quite a beating and works well with heavier vehicles.

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March 15, 2023

Infinity IF18-2 Ultra Hard Coated Alu Spring Guide

New from Creation Model are these Ultra Hard Coated Aluminium Spring Guides for the Infinity IF18-2 1:8 Onroad Chassis.  These high-precision machined aluminium spring guide provide improved steering response and rear traction.  They have a hard coated finish to ensure durability of the contact area with the spring and to maintain good condition for a long period of time.

Source: Creation Model []

March 15, 2023

Pekko Iivonen crowned Finnish Touring Car Champion

Pekko Iivonen is the 2023 Finnish Modified Touring Car National Champion, the Schumacher driver claiming the title with his third consecutive win of the season in as many races.  Taking place in Äänekoski, the 20-year took his LRP powered Mi8 to the top of the times for all four qualifying rounds and from the TQ continued his domination to secure his latest win ahead Joona Lempiäinen and Arttu Syrjänen.  Multiple former European Champion Juho Levänen would finish fourth with Joseph Quagraine rounding out the Top 5 at the third round.

Image: Pekko Iivonen [Faceook]