Zachariades wins Dirt Paradise Championship Rd5

Zachariades wins Dirt Paradise Championship Rd5

Last weekend the 5th round of the Dirt Paradise Championship was held in Nicosia, Cyprus with most of the country’s top drivers in attendance. The TQ in the Nitro Buggy class went to Nicholas Zachariades (Xray) who also took the win in the main final. Sotiris Taifas (Xray) finished 2nd, only a couple of seconds behind his teammate. Marios Christodoulou (Xray) rounded out the podium in 3rd.

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Thursday, September 18, 2014

Yokomo BD7 2015 – Announcement

Yokomo BD7 2015 - Announcement

In the build-up of the forthcoming IFMAR 1/10th Electric On-road World Championships Yokomo announce the soon release of the BD7 2015 touring car kit. Building on the World-wide success of the BD7 2014 the Yukijiro Umino designed car will include the team’s latest ideas in touring car design. The 2015 specification kit will be revealed on September 29th with the World’s team aiming to snatch the prestigious World Championship title with the production car from October 8th on.

Source: Yokomo [teamyokomo.com]

Thursday, September 18, 2014

2014 UISP Italian National Outdoor Champs – Report

2014 UISP Italian National Outdoor Champs – Report

The 2014 UISP Italian National Outdoor Championships were held in Bientina, close to Pisa with more than 60 drivers participating in the three classes of Touring Car Modified, 13.5T blinky F1 and 13.5T blinky F2. The schedule saw to controlled practice rounds on Saturday morning followed by three qualifying rounds while two more qualifiers and triple mains were run on Sunday.

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Thursday, September 18, 2014

T-Work’s 4PX aluminium screw kits

T-Work's 4PX aluminium screw kits

From T-Works for Futaba’s new top-of-the-foodchain 4PX radio come several anodised aluminium screw kits to personalise the transmitter. The fasteners are made from 7075-T6 aluminium and they come in red, orange and “Tamyia” blue colour to match your chassis’ colour code or optional transmitter wraps.

Source: T-Work’s Racing [rc-tworks.com]

Thursday, September 18, 2014

German Pro10 national championship – Report

German Pro10 national championship - Report

The 24th German Pro10 national championships were held at the MBC Bamberg track in Southern Germany. The track was open for practice from Wednesday on with the event would officially start on Saturday morning with timed practice runs. A total of 49 driver from the Netherlands, the Czech Republic, Switzerland and Germany attended in the three classes of Pro10 Modified, Pro10 Stock 10.5T non-boost and 2WD Fun. In the premier class of Pro10 Modified a battle for the TQ arose between four drivers with 2013 vice-champion Tobias Weist taking the pole position for the finals in front of local hero Alexander Graßer and Sven Stoffels. On his way to the TQ Tobias clocked a new Pro10 lap record of 14.773s – only 174/1000th of a second lower than the 1/8th nitro on-road lap record.

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Wednesday, September 17, 2014

Martin Hudy talks T4’15 – Exclusive Interview

Martin Hudy talks T4'15 – Exclusive Interview

As announced yesterday, today we are publishing the first of a series of features ahead of the forthcoming release of Xray’s all-new T4 2015 electric touring car. First up we have this exclusive interview with Xray designer Martin Hudy about the development of the T4’15 and the electric touring car market in general. Tomorrow we will also have an exclusive write-up available with more in-depth information on what racers can expect from Xray’s new touring car.

Click here to read the full interview

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

RB Rally Xtrem rally game engine

RB Rally Xtrem rally game engine

For the expanding 1/8th scale rally game market French company RB introduce their Rally Xtrem engine. Based on the experience gained with the original Rally engine, RB focussed on an efficient power output on both ends of the RPM spectrum. The engine features a 7-port sleeve with MES and two extra lubrication holes, a machined, both hard wearing and lightweight piston, and a new, balanced 14.5mm turbo crankshaft with silicon inserts. The engine now also comes with a black coated crankcase and it is available separately or including a 2092 in-line exhaust set.

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Wednesday, September 17, 2014

FTW D812 Reactor bodyshell

FTW D812 Reactor bodyshell

FTW introduce the Reactor bodyshell for the Hot Bodies D812 1/8th off-road buggy. The uniquely shaped body is designed to offer a good balance between aggressive downforce and stabilising sideforce while improving jump stability at the same time. Made from 0.040″ polycarbonate the bodyshell comes including window masks and a decal sheet.

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Wednesday, September 17, 2014

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