Yeah Racing Tritronic 60A brushed speed controller

Yeah Racing Tritronic 60A brushed speed controller

Along with the release of their Hackmoto V2 brushed motors Yeah Racing also introduce a suitable speed controller in the form of the Tritronic 60A ESC. Made for 1/10th scale applications with 2S to 3S LiPo packs or 5 to 9 cell NiMH batteries the speed controller features dust and water protection, a 5V/2A BEC system, and three running modes including FWD/Brake and FWD/Brake/Reverse. With its 60A rating the speedo allows to run brushed motors down to 12T with a 2S LiPo pack and it will become available separately or as a combo set including a Hackmoto V2 brushed motor.

Source: Yeah Racing [yeahracing.com]

Tuesday, September 2, 2014

2014 Arena Outdoor race – Report

2014 Arena Outdoor race – Report

The DirtRaceRC track in Diego Fuser, Italy hosted the 2014 Arena Outdoor race. Considered to be one of the best outdoor tracks in Italy, the event attracted some of the best Italian drivers to compete in a total of four nitro and electric classes. The Nitro Buggy F1 class saw Riccardo Berton taking the win in the 45 minute final one lap ahead of Ale Stocco and Daniele Chicca, who finished another lap down. Fabricio Teghesi and Davide Ongaro completed the top 5 result in the fastest buggy class.

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Tuesday, September 2, 2014

Burch & Strack win at Great Lake Challenge

Burch & Strack win at Great Lake Challenge

The 2014 Great Lake Challenge in Toledo, Ohio had a nice turnout of 130 entries between four classes. The 1/8th final was very exciting for the first half of the race. Paulo Morganti was leading with Ralph Burch in second only one second behind. Ralph came in for his tire change around the 23 minute mark and the stop went fairly smooth. A few laps later Paolo came in for his tire stop and would never make it back on the track. After Paolo went out, Ralph was never challenged again and was able to just cruise around and take the 1/8th final.

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Monday, September 1, 2014

Viktor Wilk wins rain affected Swedish nationals

Viktor Wilk wins at rain affected Swedish nationals

The Swedish on-road nationals were held at the Staffanstorps HS track in rainy weather conditions like they affected many European races during the weekend. Qualifying saw Jonas Andersson taking the TQ honours from Alexander Hagberg and Viktor Wilck.  The opening A-main then had Viktor Wilck walking away with the win from Alexander Hagberg. Pole-sitter Jonas Andersson came in 3rd.

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Monday, September 1, 2014

Teamsaxo GT-500 1/10th RWD kit

Teamsaxo GT-500 1/10th RWD kit

New from Teamsaxo comes the GT-500 1/10th pan car kit for rubber tyres. The rear wheel drive chassis is basically a World GT car but tweaked towards the use of standard touring car wheels in combination with 190mm touring car bodies. The car is based on a carbon fibre chassis that accepts both standard and shorty LiPo packs and it features a large volume centre shock absorber, dual tube side dampers and a highly adjustable front end. Also included in the kit, that will become available in mid-September, is a heavy-duty ball differential and a steel rear axle.

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Monday, September 1, 2014

De Nardis wins Stock class at South Australian titles

De Nardis wins Stock class at South Australian titles

Tom De Nardis brought home the touring car Stock class win at the 2014 South Australian titles. After taking TQ the Awesomatix driver secured himself the overall win early by winning the first and second A-main, allowing him to sit out A3. Brad Portelli came in 2nd while Scottie Cameron completed the top 3 result.

Source: Awesomatix [awesomatix.com]

Monday, September 1, 2014

Daniel Thiele takes German 1/10th 200mm nitro title

Daniel Thiele takes German 1/10th 200mm nitro title

The 2014 German championships in the 1/10th 200mm nitro class were held last weekend at the Türkheim track in Southern Germany. Saturday saw dry qualifying sessions with Dominic Greiner taking TQ in front of reigning European champion Robert Pietsch and Dionys Stadler. The wet finals on Sunday meant drivers would have to carefully prep their cars in order to make the most out of the tricky conditions. At the end it was Serpent’s Daniel Thiele who took the win and the 2014 title in front of the Shepherd duo of Patrick Schäfer and Dirk Wischnewski.

Source: Serpent [serpent.com]

Monday, September 1, 2014

Muchmore Flex Spring G8 touring car shock springs

Muchmore Flex Spring G8 touring car shock springs

Muchmore in cooperation with X-Gear introduce the new Flex Spring G8 1/10th electric touring car springs. They offer a “standard” length of 25mm and an oversize diameter of 13.5mm while being available in five different rates of C2.4 up to C2.8 to cover the needs of both asphalt and carpet racing. Developed and tested with World Champions such as Marc Rheinard, Jilles Groskamp and Naoto Matsukura the springs make for improved corner speed and a more linear feel on all touring cars that use 24mm to 25mm shocks. For easy identification the titanium colour springs are colour coded.

Source: Muchmore [muchmoreracing.net]

Monday, September 1, 2014

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