Our site partners RC Forum have the exclusive on the upcoming Silent Charger from Much More. Arriving in February this is a state of the art microprocessor based charger/discharger system for rechargeable batteries for R/C use. The SC is switching type and can fully charge Ni-MH and Ni-Cd 1 to 14 cells at a digitally preset amperage up to a maximum 6.0amps using peak detection and temperature limit methods. The SC can charge Lithium battery up to 5 cells.
JConcepts have announced the release of their all new Illuzion bodyshell for the Jammin X1-CRT truggy. The Illuzion body features a stadium truck style that combines hard edge racing lines with a front hood scoop. The roof of the body has been dramatically wedged or “Illuzionized” for that aggressive look. While the rear of the body has been designed for extra bed durability.
Anyone who has ever want to run full speed around a cycling velodrome with their RC car, then this is the event for you. Supported by Much More UK, the race is open to 1/12 or 1/10 pan car or a 1/10 touring car and they reckon you can average up to 53mph over a lap, which is pretty quick. The event takes place on the 11th of March and if you want more details click more… content
We briefly reported on the 3rd round of the French 1/12th Nationals a while back but our partners RC Infos now have the full report from that event on their site. Although the report is only in French, there are lots of images to look at, which is great for all you 1/12th fans out there.
Much More have released 2 versions of their new odorless tyre conditioner called Blue Sap and Red Sap that has been specifically designed to provide the best grip for rubber tires on carpet tracks. The blue sap provides more grip than the red sap and both can be applied using the supplied brush, just apply a few minutes before the race and wipe off the excess.
As suggested yesterday, Spanish racer Robert Batlle has been confirmed as the 3rd member of the International Axe Rossi team for the 2007 season, lining up alongside Richi Gomez and Raul Daras to make a very strong off road team.
Our good friends at the RC Pro Series have asked us to remind you all that the 2007 RC Pro Florida Nitro Off-road Series begins on the first weekend May at DC R/C Park and runs for 3 rounds culminating in a Finals event in October. The entry is limited to 150 for the rounds, 200 for the Finals, so it is best to get your entry in now if you want to ensure that you get a place.
You can download the flyer of the event here (PDF).
Xray racer Guy Thornton has won the penultimate round of the British Indoor Winter Series held last weekend at the Don Valley Stadium. Benefitting from a crash between pole man and race leader Ben Cosgrove, who was running 5 cell in preperation for the upcoming BRCA National season, and a back marker, Guy didnt have to be invited twice and took the lead. Despite huge pressure from Hot Bodies racer Elliot Harper, who was recovering from the same collision that took Ben out, Guy held on to take the win.
You can read a full report on the race action here.