LRP have announced the release of this Energy Power fuel with a nitro methane concentration of 36% for maximum power. This fuel is available in 3.5L and 1.0L containers and has been tailor-made for big block engines. The adjustment of your engine is very easy and the moving parts of your motor are well lubricated thanks to a special oil that keeps the innards of your engine safe.
Seen for the first time at the toy fair back in February, the new 5300 SHO cells are now available from Team Orion. Team Orion product experts run what they make and understand the need for performance at all levels and compliance with all governing body rules and safety standards. Orion staff has gone the extra mile to form a relationship with a select supplier to develop cells so good they put its name on them. Team Orion Super High Output cells are developed with the input of Oscar Jansen, who has been developing world champion sub-C cells for decades. Not yet approved for sanctioned racing.
Top US racer and 2007 ROAR National Champion Barry Baker has announced that he is leaving Team RC America and Xray to race for Taiwanese manufacturer Team Magic. A move away from Xray seemed to be on the cards when he started using Team Orion products in his car recently, moving away from the RC America team deal with Trinity. Barry released the following statement:
I just wanted to announce that myself and Team Magic Model LTD. have joined forces! I will be representing Team Magic not only in the racing part of the company but also in the development of the products they have and will be coming out with. I look forward to help with the development of not only the race vehicles but also the RTR vehicles! I will be using all of Team Magic’s Products….E4RS for Rubber tire racing…E4FS for foam tire racing…G4RS for Gas car racing…..and the M1B for 1/8th off road….With the help of K-Factory and H.A.R.D products I will do my best to put them in the winners circle! Not only will I be working directly with the factory, I also will help promote the car not only worldwide but I also know how hard Wolf Hobbies works in the U.S and I will help them as much as I can! I will debut with the cars at the IIC…Anyone going feel free to come check them out and I will be more then happy to answer any question there……As for questions about the Cars right now I need to have a few weeks to learn about them and I will start a question answer thread on here! I would like to thank Team Magic Model LTD.
Upgrade RC have released a number of new products including these t-shirts and a new range of skins for the Traxxas Slash. The tees are made from high quality 100% black cotton and are available in 2 different versions, the icon design and up-logo design. Also new is 2 new graphic kits for the Slash, the Tribal flame design (seen below) and the Flame 2 design, both of which are available in different colours and have been specifically die cut to fit the Slash body.
Chinese company VP Pro have been in contact to tell us about their latest off road tire release. The Cut Off tyre is a popular tyre in their buggy range and will be be brought across to their truggy line. A proven tread pattern, it provides the user with excellent grip and traction and will be available for sale soon.
Our mates at oOple, who are present at this weeks 1/10th EP Buggy European Championships, are reporting that defending champion Neil Cragg got off to a good start in the 2wd class, being quickest in practice and going on to win all five qualifying rounds to take an easy pole for the final. Over the three final legs Neil fought a hard battle with Paul Bradby for the title, a Nail biting fight on the last leg between these two saw Neil take the title, Paul Bradby second and Hupo Honigl third.
Corally have been in touch to tell us about the latest Intellect LiPo pack to be released. Sold in a soft stick configuration, the 7.4V pack contains 25c cells and is a long lasting 5000MAh, perfect for giving extra run time to your vehicle. Supplied with power and balancer cables, it comes pre mounted with a D-plug for quick plug & play action.
Serpent have a report on the 4th round of the Irish Nationals that saw Serpent racer Clive Connolly in dominant form as he claimed his second consecutive double victory, winning both the 1/8th and 1/10th 200mm A Finals. A strong drive by Connolly in the 1/10th scale final saw him pass former National Champion Chris Steele and standings leader Eoin Doran to cruise home to a one lap winning margin over Steele’s Kyosho, with Keith Dempsey claiming his first ever National Championship podium finish in 3rd. Starting from pole in the 1/8th scale final, Connolly, who has a perfect winning record this season, stormed to yet another victory setting the fastest lap of the race to head home a Serpent 1-2 as young Sean Doyle claimed yet another strong podium finish ahead of Kyosho driver Nico Azzariti in 3rd.