Picco Blast .21 Team DLC Ceramic engine

See: Picco Micromotori

Picco have introduced the new Blast .21 Team DLC Ceramic engine. The Blast features a newly designed crankcase that improves internal gas flow and therefore higher performance at every range of RPM. The 14mm crankshaft with silicone insert is DLC coated in order to prevent wear of the pin and oxidation. The shaft works on a high quality rear ceramic Swiss-Made bearing. The 5 port “cylinder and piston” is made with special alloys to optimize life and reliability of the unit. Paired with the long stroke scheme the Blast provides an improved drivability delivering more torque than previous models. The super aligned “knife edged” aerodynamic connecting rod is also made with a special aluminum alloy. The carburetor sports the latest double bottom-end adjustment for a fine-tuning.

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Twister RC Exergen temp gun skins

See: Twister RC

Twister RC have extended his range of skins for Exergen temp gun with four new stickers. Available as yellow, green, blue and pink, these metallochrome stickers offer protection and customization to your Exergen temp gun.

VRP introduce updated MBX8 carbon fibre rear shock tower

See: Vision Racing Products

VRP have introduced the updated carbon fibre rear shock tower for the Mugen MBX8. CNC machined from 4mm high quality carbon fibre, the part features the exact geometry of the original stock tower updated with additional higher wing mount holes. The tower has a perfect material distribution to provide superior durability and sports a machined “M” in the center to add a special touch of bling.

Zachary Rogers TQs & Wins at 2018 Sidewinder Fall Champs

See: Kyosho America

This past weekend was held the 2018 Sidewinder Fall Championship at Revelation Raceway in beautiful Southern California. The event brought in some of the best regional talent around, as well as some heavy hitters from out of state as many drivers are gearing up for the IFMAR Worlds next week. Sitting around 100 entries this race brought in deep entries in each class offered and even deeper ruts as the track developed which made racing very exciting. Kyosho America team manager Zack Rogers was able to grab the TQ and win in the E-Buggy class in front of J Smoker (JQ Racing) in second while Brian Kinney (TLR) came in third.

Cup of Urals Rd2 report

Last weekend was held the second round of the Cup of Urals 2018/2019 at the Imperium Hobby Raceway in Sysert near Ural mountains, Russia. This event brought together racers from Ekaterinburg, Ozersk and Chelyabinsk. The event was held in the 2WD Buggy 17.5 Stock class and the Buggy 4WD 17.5-13.5 Stock class. The multi-surfaces track was narrow making overtakes difficult. In the Buggy 2WD 17.5 Stock class it was Maxim Bersenev who ended up taking the win in front of Nikolay Chermyaninov in second and Viktor Altushkin in third. In the Buggy 4WD 17.5-13.5 Stock classes, Alexey Zebold brought home the win from Leonid Gunin and Alexander Demyanenko in second and third respectively.

4wd podium here

Roapex Rhythm 1/8 buggy tyre

See: HRC Distribution

HRC Distribution have introduced the Roapex Rhythm 1/8 buggy tyres. The Rhythm tyre features large, aggressive independent blocks and comes in high quality soft compound. The Rhythm tyre is the first relaease of the Roapex products range and will be available mounted on black or chrome-black wheels with standard 17mm hex in Europe in November.

Aichmann & Tratter take Carinthia champs titles

After four rounds of the Carinthian Championship 2018, it was Joachim Aichmann (Kyosho) who takes the title in the Nitro Buggy class in front of Markus Grandel (Kyosho) in second and youth Marcel Waldner (Mugen) in third. In the E-Buggy class it was Georg Tratter (SWORKz) who was crowned Champion from  Alexander Riepl (Mugen) in second and Thomas Stuck (SWORKz) in third.

E-buggy podium here

Dynamite Passport P2 AC Plus AC/DC multi-charger

See: Horizon Hobby

Horizon Hobby have introduced the new Dynamite Passport P2 AC Plus 2 port AC/DC multi-charger. With dual 100W output capability, the Passport P2 can charge Li-Po batteries in half the time it takes lower wattage/amperage chargers. In addition, you get the full gamut of charging features, including the ability to charge virtually all battery types and intuitive LCD display.

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