SWORKz S14-3 aluminum rear hubs

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SWORKz have introduced new aluminum rear hubs for the S14-3. Machined from high-quality aluminum, the rear hubs come black anodized and sport machined chamfered silver edges. More stronger and durable than the standard plastic parts, they weigh only 3.5g more. Their symmetrical design allow them to be fitted on the right or the left side while the precise milling provides more lifespan to the ball bearings and the drive shafts.

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6MIK Optima Tigre nitro engine coming soon

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Our friends at 6MIK have sent us a teaser of their new Optima nitro engine called Tigre. The Tigre is added to the Optima engine range which already includes the SLR 5 and it sports a unique look compared to the other engine on the market. The first thing that is visible is the specific cooling head, which is not very high but has thick cooling fins to improve cooling efficiency as well as handling. It is expected that the engine base could be from Team Orion or Performa engines. The black coating with golden details will surely turn heads in the pit and on the track!

VP-PRO Cutoff Evo 1/8 buggy tyre

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VP-PRO have introduced the new Cutoff Evo tyre for nitro buggy and E-buggy. Developed for clay loose track surface, the tyre shape provides better corner speed while the pin density across the carcass to give it great wear characteristics. The tyres are mounted on white or yellow wheels and come with closed cell inserts.

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Hong Nor X3S EVO.e E-buggy coming soon

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Hong Nor have released a teaser image of the forthcoming X3S EVO.e E-buggy. No information about the new kit have leaked in the wake but detailed images and information about the vehicle should become available very soon.

Xtreme Racing iCharger X8 carbon fibre stand

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Xtreme Racing have introduced new carbon fibre charger stand for the popular iCharger X8. The stand is designed to hold most ichargers at an angle for better viewing and allow more air flow around the charger. Most server style power supplies (90mm x 40mm) will also fit below it to take up less room on in your pit space. The carbon fibre stand comes with two side plates, a charger plate and two aluminum spacers with fasteners.

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Billy Easton reports on 2019 Force Spring Series

Race report from Billy Easton:

This was the second series I participated in under the leadership of Dean Lloyd. I want to take a moment and congratulate him and his staff for the job they have done, their commitment to the racers and also their dedication to continue to improve each and every race. Dean , is a stand up guy, listens to suggestions and truly seems like a positive influence for R/c racing. Nobody wants to see the Force series succeed more than him.

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Bartosz Zalewski doubles at RCSP Cup RD1

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The first round of the RC Sport Piaseczno Cup also called RCSP Cup was held in Puchar, Poland. Except some rain on Saturday, the event was held in very good weather conditions with sun on Sunday making the track nicely dried. In the Nitro Buggy class it was Bartosz Zalewski (XRAY) who took the win from Donat Bula and Marek Cisek in second and third respectively. B.Zalewski took also the win in E-buggy followed by Lukasz Polak in second and Jan Zalewski in third.

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RudeBits red Lithium grease

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RudeBits have added a new red Lithium grease to their range. Extensively tested and proven to withstands high temperatures, the tacky nature of this grease allows better lubrication, quieter operating and improved wear, making it ideal for crown gears, pinions and CVDs.

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