2018 TLR Cup announcement

See: Team Losi Racing

TLR is proud to announce that the first round of the TLR Cup will be held at the Horizon Hobby RC Fest with over $7000.00 in CASH and PRIZES! Round one will take place in Monticello, IL on June 1st – 3rd during the Horizon Hobby RC Fest and it will be a 1/8 Scale only event with Nitro Buggy, Nitro Truggy and E-Buggy. Not only will there be over $7000.00 in cash and prizes, the race will have a unique two day race format for more track time. To ensure the race program will run smoothly and in the allotted time frame, there will be a limit of only one hundred entries (100) so click on the link below and get sign up today!

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Tasos Paparegas wins at Greek Champs

See: XRAY

A round of the Greek National Championship was held in beautifull island of Kefalonia in Greece. The club prepared a very fast track layout with some big jumps. Tasos Paparegas (XRAY) would sweep the race. The Greek Champion took the overall TQ and the win in front of Ioannis Papanikolaou (Kyosho) in second and his team mate Aris Bornovas in third.

Matthew Pyle wins at Light It Up Blue Autism Benefit race

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The Light It Up Blue Autism benefit race was held at NWA R/C Raceway in Rogers, Arkansas. Matthew Pyle (XRAY) took the overall TQ in the 17.5T 2WD Buggy class by 0.250 seconds. Final was a neck-to-neck three-way battle between Pyle, Robert Reynolds, and Michael Walker. Thanks to more consistent laps Pyle managed to take the win from Walker in second and Reynolds in third.

Dustin Evans doubles at 2018 April Fools Classic

See: Team Associated

Murf’s Intermountain R/C Raceway hosted the 2018 April Fools Classic in South Salt Lake, Utah. After four competitive rounds of qualifying in 2WD Modified Buggy, Dustin Evans (Team Associated) was able to grab the TQ with Team Associated/Reedy teammates Jake Mayo and Rob Gillespie starting second and third, both of whom also TQ’d in rounds of qualifying. Dustin went on the win the first two mains, with Mayo winning the third main. Evans was able to secure second overall, while Gillespie rounded out the podium for a Team Associated/Reedy podium sweep.

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1up Racing Pro Pit iron

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Coming soon from 1up Racing is the Pro Pit iron. Small but mighty is the best way to describe this feature-packed tool. With it’s included 24v power source, the Pro Pit iron heats and is ready to use in under 10 seconds! An easy-to-read LCD display offers accurate adjustment of the 100-400°C (200-750°F) temperature range. 1up Boost mode offers a nearly instant temperature increase to 450°C (850°F) at the press of a button, making easy work of thick gauge wires. The Pro Pit Iron automatically cools to 200°C after 2 minutes of inactivity to prolong the life of the tip, and shuts down completely after 10 minutes of inactivity.

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Evan Jones double at Psycho Nitro Blast 2018

See: XRAY

The 2018 edition of the Psycho Nitro Blast was held last weekend in White Pine, Tennessee. Evan Jones (XRAY) would sweep the Open nitro buggy and E-buggy classes. Jones took the overall TQ and the win in both classes from Ryan Pacheco and Jordan Singletary in Open Nitro Buggy while Zach Noia and Ben Pinover rounded out the top 3 in Open E-Buggy. In Open Nitro Truggy it was Jordan Singletary who took the TQ but in final it was Kayla Espinel who brought home the win from Ryan Pacheco in second and Cowboy Risser in third.

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Power HD B7 Revolution HV low profile servo

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Power HD have introduced the new B7 Revolution HV low-profile brushless servo. The High Voltage (6V-8.4V) B7 Revolution servo pulls up to 13kg-cm of torque at a speed of down to 0.055s at 7.4V input. The B7 Revolution servo comes with a short, black color 80mm wire, a steel gear set and weighs only 47g. The B7 Revolution was developed and improved by 1/10 Touring and EP Off-Road drivers.  

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T-Work’s MP9 TKI4 aluminium option parts

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T-Work’s have introduced new aluminium option parts for the Kyosho MP9 TKI3/4 in the form of front and rear shock towers and front upper suspension mount. The options parts are machined from high-quality 7075-T6 aluminium and come hard coated, black anodised and laser-etched. The rear shock tower uses stock geometry while the front shock tower uses “S” high camber mount with mounting holes set 2mm higher to deliver faster corner speeds. The front upper suspension mount is designed to be used with the Kyosho high camber mount shock towers. When combined with the correct shock towers it helps to provide faster corner speeds.

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Yokomo one-touch AC quick chargers

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Yokomo have introduced two quick chargers in the form of the one-touch AC LiPo 3A charger and the AC NiMH/NiCd 3A charger. Both AC quick chargers use the same features and power, the difference is only the type of battery compatible. Both are a 35 W (up to 3 A) high power charger dedicated to LiPo batteries (AC-74 LP) or NiMH / NiCd batteries (AC-30D) with a built-in power supply in a compact mainframe. It is an easy operation to start charging the battery automatically simply by turning on the power to the household outlet and connecting the battery to the charging connector that goes out from the side of the housing. Charging status can be confirmed with the LED of the enclosure during charging, and charging will be ended automatically once reached to the full. The Yokomo one-touch AC quick chargers will be available from end of April.

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