MurfDogg to build ‘illegal’ 17.5 motor


MurfDogg Racing in the United States has just announced their new TITAN 17.5 brushless motor. While this may seem like just another 17.5 motor, MurfDogg has taken the bold step to build (and market as such) an illegal 17.5 motor. The motor is designed for non-sanctioned events, and tracks that do not require tech inspection. Some are all smiles with excitement, while others are saying the company is simply building a motor for cheating, marketing it as such, and hurting the 17.5 class. RCNews has the full story HERE.

Wheeler & Lutz unstoppable at Futaba


After a long weekend of racing, it all came down to the finals at the 2014 Futaba/O.S. Nitro Challenge in St. Louis, Missouri. Team Durango’s, Ryan Lutz, would dominate the E-Buggy class with a TQ and the overall victory. Hometown racer, Josh Wheeler, wheeled the competition as he took home the gold in the Dash for Cash, Pro Arena Truck, AND 1/8 Pro Buggy class! Read the full story and in-depth race coverage on HERE!

Ronnefalk takes home 3rd Nordic title


David Ronnefalk took home his 3rd Nordic Championship title in Robertfors, located in northern Sweden, leading home an all Swedish podium on home soil, finishing a lap ahead of Andreas Edvinsson in 2nd and privateer Christoffer Svensson in 3rd, whilst defending Nordic Champ Joseph Quagraine managed 4th place. With 3 titles to his name Ronnefalk draws level with Mikael Palsson, whilst JQ is someway ahead with 6 Nordic titles tied with Magnus Amilon [See History]


I-69 crowns ROAR Region 5 champs


The ROAR Region 5 Championships were hosted by I-69 Raceway in Noblesville, Indiana recently. Racers from all over the region converged on the 2nd year track to battle it out for Region Champion honors.  With just over 100 entries and perfect weather for the event, the stage was set to find out who would become the champ of each class. Read More…

S-ePower Receiver battery Pack

S-ePOWER Sanyo Battery is back

SWORKz’ Spower brand have released a new Li-ion 7.2V receiver pack battery under their S-ePower brand, made in Japan by electronics specialists Sanyo, the 2800 mAh capacity battery weighs in at 96g and should be available shortly.

Item No. SP-70201 | Diameter: 66.8×36.8×16.8 mm

David Aw steals Lap Paradise win

Ben Panic

Round 4 of the Lap Paradise Off Road League was held this past weekend with drivers going through three rounds of qualification and then moving in to finals Christmas tree finals. Lower finals were run for 25 minutes with the main being a 60-minute affair.

Ben Panic (Kyosho/OS/JConcepts) took TQ after 3 rounds of 10-minute qualifiers. Drivers bumped out of quarters and then in to the semis, all-aiming for a top 7 spot to move to the main.

more »

Nut it up with Arrowmax

arrowmax nuts

Arrowmax RC has just released their unique new battery thumb nuts. These nuts are made up of light weight aluminum, and designed to replace stock original plastic thumb nuts. These battery thumb nuts feature a unique design that is a nice change from the traditional aftermarket nuts we are accustom to seeing, and provide extra leverage to ensure they are tight. Lonely racers can also appreciate that their battery nuts are also blue…

Source: Arrowmax RC

XRAY XB8 front anti roll bars


XRAY have released three new front end option steel anti roll bars for their XB8 buggy. “These optional anti-roll bars offer different anti-roll stiffness adjustment so that you can fine-tune the set-up of your chassis with maximum finesse. The anti-roll bars are laser-engraved for easy and instant recognition. Black color.”

#352492 XB8 Front Anti-Roll Bar 2.2m
#352494 XB8 Front Anti-Roll Bar 2.4mm – standard
#352496 XB8 Front Anti-Roll Bar 2.6mm

in: 1/8 Offroad, Options, XRAY

Lodz Expo to host indoor carpet event


Organisers behind a new event next year sent us a bit of info about their track and an international 1/10 Offroad carpet event they are planning to hold next year in Lodz, Poland. The 800 sqM track is located in the EXPO building in the city, photos showing older layouts and jumps however the team have proven their ambition promising an event and layout to tempt Europe’s elite drivers.

Stay tuned for further details, in the meantime check out one of their videos or photos from thge Benek cup event. For more info, contact

zdjęcie 1 zdjęcie 2 zdjęcie 3 IMG_6877

Power Star’s trio of servos


VP Pro’s servo brand ‘Power Star’ have released three new types of digital brushless servos, (even though the image shows 4?!), count your lucky stars then!

They all feature plastic shell and are fitted with stainless steel and titanium gears throughout for strength, the three types are available in a choice of four rather ‘loud’ colours – EasyJet orange, naval blue, baby blue and TestaRossa red. No details on the speed/strength of the servos but here are a few part numbers; PL-2211, PL-1610, PL-1408.

See VP Pro