January 18, 2007

JConcepts Illuzion body for Jammin X1-CRT

JConcepts Illuzion body for Jammin X1-CRT

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.

Source: JConcepts [jconcepts.net]


January 17, 2007

Calshot Velodrome race announcement

Calshot Velodrome

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


January 17, 2007

Full report from Rd3 of the French 1/12th Nationals

Rd3 of the French 1/12th Nationals

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.

You can view the full report here.

Source: RC Infos [rcinfos.com]


January 17, 2007

Much More Sap tire conditioner

Much More Sap tire conditioner

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.

Source: Much More [much-more.co.kr]


January 16, 2007

2007 RC Pro Florida Nitro Off-road Series

RC Pro Series

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).

Source: RC Pro Series [rcprosites.com]


January 16, 2007

Guy Thornton wins latest round of BIWS

Guy Thornton BIWS

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.

Source: Mirage Racing [mirageracing.com]


January 16, 2007

Richi Gomez switches to Axe Rossi

Richi Gomez switches to Axe Rossi

Multiple Spanish National Champion Richi Gomez has been confirmed as the latest signing to the Italian Axe Rossi engine squad for 2007. Signing a 2 year deal, Richi was a suprise member of the team having just joined RB Products 4 months ago. Richi joins previous signing and fellow Spaniard Raul Daras who was confirmed last week with the 3rd signing expected to be Robert Batlle but we will have to wait for confirmation of this.

Source: Neo Buggy [neo-buggy.net]