July 31, 2007

Mirage seeking a Technical Sales Advisor

Mirage seeking a Technical Sales Advisor

Mirage RC Enterprises, UK importers of such top brands as HPI, Xray, Hot Bodies, Team Orion, Nosram, GRP and much more, have contacted us to let us know that there is a job opening in their company for a Technical Sales Advisor. The details of the position are listed here.

We are seeking an outgoing Sales person with drive and determination who has the ability to make a big difference in an internal sales role within Mirage R/C Enterprises Ltd.
– Are you a team player? Do you have confidence and conviction with strong communication skills?
– The successful applicant will be contacting both new and existing accounts in the UK, selling radio control cars, planes and helicopters and steering sales enquiries into orders.
– We want someone with strong commercial experience and knowledge of the products will be an advantage.

If you are interested in this position then send a letter of application before August 10th along with your CV to: Pam Dennis – Mirage RC Enterprises Ltd, 19 William Nadin Way, Swadlincote, Derbyshire DE11 0BB Tel: 01283 226570 ext. 307 e-mail pam@mirageracing.com

Source: Mirage Racing [mirageracing.com]


July 31, 2007

LRP Z.12R Team Spec 4 engine

LRP Z.12R Team Spec.4

LRP have announced the latest version of their Z.12R engine, the new Team Spec 4 is the company’s newest .12 motor aimed at the competition level 1/10th scale touring car market. This engine provides a maximum power output of 1.65hp and is equipped with CNC machined 3-port sleeve, made from hard chromed brass alloy (true ABC construction), piston and extra reinforced connecting rod. A black anodized metal backplate with special scoops provides improved mixture flow inside the engine to maximize the performance, while to pay attention to the latest car developments LRP have redesigned the cooling head to lower the center of gravity of the engine.

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July 31, 2007

Rick Hohwart joins Reedy Electric

Rick Hohwart joins Reedy Electric

Let the Team explain – Team Associated is proud to announce that Rick Hohwart has been chosen as the Reedy Electric Department Manager. Rick will oversee all operations including the planning, coordination, and development of new and innovative products related to electric motors, rechargeable batteries, and other electronics. Recognized as one of the best and most respected professional R/C car racers in the world, and as the founder and former owner of Peak Racing, Rick brings with him over 25 years of experience and vast knowledge of the inner workings of the R/C industry:

It is exciting to join such a well-established company with a long history, dedicated to R/C racing. Working with the Reedy brand in particular is an honor.

The legend himself, Mike Reedy, was excited about Rick’s appointment, saying:

Reedy Modifieds has always been at the forefront of R/C motor and battery technology. With Rick Hohwart now joining forces with Reedy Modifieds and Team Associated, I look forward to an even stronger motor and battery program. I have complete confidence in Rick and look forward with anticipation to the future.

Source: Team Associated [rc10.com]


July 31, 2007

RC Pro East Series Rd2 – Race Report

RC Pro East Series Rd2

CEN team driver Gene ‘The Machine’ Hickersen has been in touch and provided us with a report from the 2nd round of the RC Pro East series which was held last weekend at Lake Park in Tampa, Florida.

Drivers came down to sunny FL from as far as North Carolina to compete for the East Coat RC Pro Championship. There was around 145 entries even with a 60% chance of rain. Friday was open practice on the fast and technical layout. JR Mitch was spotted driving his Team Associated RC8 for the 1st time since the ROAR Nationals last month. I drove really bad at the Nationals, as 63rd was by far the worst I have ever done at a National race in my 21 year racing career, so I was thinking about making changes to my car to find some extra speed to get back on pace.

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July 30, 2007

Daily News Round-up

Red RC - Daily Round-up

A summary of other news pieces from around the internet today in our Red RC Round-up:

> Photos of the soon to be released Serpent S400 – Link [nondidju.e-bulles.be]
> Xray to release new wheels for the NT1 soon – Link [teamxray.com]
> RB Products report on the 1/8th scale Euros – Link [rbproducts.com]
> Neo Buggy interview the man behind Ultimate Racing – Link [neo-buggy.net]
> New Robitronic Mantis TXS RTR 1/8 Offroad Truggy – Link [rc-junkies.nl]
> Coverage of the RC Car Action Manufacturers’ Cup – Link [radiocontrolzone.com]
> Coverage from this weeks EP TC Euro’s – Link [eurotc2007.over-blog.com]
> Tobias Deike wins the last South German Regional race – Link [smi-motorsport.de]
> CS Electronics release their new website – Link [cs-electronic.com]
> Kawada release lots of new parts for the Tamiya chassis – Link [kawadamodel.co.jp]


July 30, 2007

K Factory HD Buggy Clutch Housing

 K Factory HD 1/8 Buggy Clutch Housing

K Factory have announced the release of this new clutch housing series which has been made for most 1/8th scale buggies & single speed nitro cars. Named the HD, which stands for super hard, the gradeof steel used to produce these clutch housings is some of the best on the market. The design of the housing features cooling slots in the clutch bell, which not only lighten the part but help dissipate the heat and increase the lifetime of this part, and the rest of your clutch as a result.

Source: K Factory [kfactoryracing.com]


July 30, 2007

Nosram T-shirt & Pit Towel

Nosram T-shirt & Pit Towel

Competition electronics manufacturer Nosram have released some new merchandising for their customers, in the form of a new t-shirt and pit towel. The t-shirt is made from high quality red cotton and sports the Nosram logo in black, with a silver coloured oval behind it, while the both sleeves sport the same printed design. The towel is 70cm x 150cm, large enough to cover your pit area, and is red and black in colour while the surface sports the Nosram logo and web address on both sides.

Source: RC Forum [rcforum.co.kr]