June 26, 2020

MOD 5th & 8th Championship Series – Report

Delta RC Raceway & Hobby Shop in Antioch, California hosted a round of the MOD 5th & 8th Championship Series last weekend, attracting over 80 entries in total. In 4WD Truck Pro it was MOD’s own Matt Olson with the win in the 25-minute A-main event, leaving behind Rick Christian in 2nd some two laps down. Daniel Fry came in 3rd, top qualifier Brian Sullivan had to settle for 4th overall.

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June 25, 2020

Trinity D8.5 RPM optional rotor

Coming from Trinity and made for their D8.5 series of 1/8th scale electric brushless motors is the RPM optional rotor. The rotor provides a smoother powerband which is a great alternative for low bite surfaces as it allows the driver to put down more usable power. The rotor fits all D8.5 kV variants and it is available from now on.

Source: Trinity [teamtrinity.com]

June 25, 2020

J&T Bearing Co. release new lubrication line up

Available now from J&T Bearing Company are four new lubricants that cover pretty much every RC car need. First up is the White Lithium grease that is manufactured at the highest NLGI rating. The lube is great for areas of the vehicles that need lubrication with out getting dragged down. Rotating parts that don’t see a high temperature is the perfect application for this grease. The multi purpose grease has the lightest viscosity of J&T’s grease line up.

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June 25, 2020

RC Prostyle multi-purpose bag

RC Prostyle have introduced their new multi-purpose bag. Offering a robust construction and zipped compartments, the bag is ideal to store and carry items such as chargers, batteries, tools, accessories, spares, and many more. A colourful logo makes the black colour bag stand out.

Source: RC Prostyle [rcprostyle.com]

June 24, 2020

Kevin Siller wins E-Truggy class at Chain Breaker race

Spirit Controlled RC Racing in Girard, Pennsylvania held the Chain Breaker race last weekend, attracting 70 entries. In the Electric Truggy class it was Binh Quan with the overall TQ from Kevin Siller in 2nd, the latter however would in turn come out on top in the single 8-minute A-main event, leaving behind Binh in 2nd, some 7.7 seconds behind. 5th place qualifier, Clinton Kryger would round out the all-Mugen top 3 a lap back.

Source: Mugen [mugenracing.com]

June 24, 2020

Ruddog nitro engine bag

Coming from Ruddog is their new nitro engine bag, a practical yet decorative way to store or carry a single nitro engine. The sturdy bag is made of tough fabric, it features the proud red, black and white signature Ruddog colours, a high-quality print and a durable zipper, ensuring the bag will last nearly forever. The inner foam piece comes pre-cut to accept a single 3.5cc nitro engine but it can also be removed to carry all sorts of accessories. A fabric loop rounds out the package, ensuring easy carrying of the bag.

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June 24, 2020

Phat Bodies Atak 14th scale micro buggy body

Phat Bodies have introduced their new Atak 14th scale micro buggy body shell for vehicles such as the LC Racing EMB-1, the Team Associated Reflex 14B, or the Losi Mini 8ight. The aggressive and aerodynamic forward cab styling is ideally suited for micro speed demons with large side pods and increased side profile allow extra room inside and increase visibility on track. Suitable for all 14th scale micro buggies with a wheelbase of around 190mm the clear bodyshell comes with overspray film and Phat Bodies stickers.

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