REDS Racing appoint SWORKz as new Austrian distributor

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REDS Racing have announced that SWORKz have been appointed as distributor in Austria. SWORKz will distribute REDS products including nitro engines, 1/10 and 1/8 electronics range for off-road and on-road applications. SWORkz owner Max Sonnleitner has the following to say:

“I am happy, that MW RC Products in Austria was chosen by REDS to be distributor for the whole REDS range. Already many of our team drivers are using the top quality products of REDS Racing. Any dealers and customers can contact SWORKz for ordering and information.”

Pro-Line body grip tool

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Pro-Line have introduced the new body grip tool for painters. This stylish ergonomic Pro-Line Body grip tool helps painters like you hold the body effortlessly and comfortably. Choose to hold the body like a shifter knob for easy rotation or slide it in between your fingers at the narrow base to palm the body effortlessly like a cell phone. Either way you grip it, you can rest assured that your RC body will no longer be a pain to hold while painting. This is a custom machined tool made from Type 1 PVC and turned to match popular grip styles. The Body grip tool includes 2 suction cups to easily adapt to many body sizes and shapes. The large cup is a 2 1/2″ (60mm) rated to hold 7 lbs and best used on the roof or windshield of larger scale bodies. The medium cup is a 1 7/8″ (45mm) rated to hold 3 lbs and best used on the roof or windshield for small scale bodies or tight areas where the large cup may not fit. To finish it off the Body Grip tool has a stylish Pro-Line “Custom Paint” decal.

Saunders, Carlisle & Lykke win at HNMC Summer Series Rd4

60 racers were in attendance at the fourth round of the NMC Summer Series. The day was hot and humid and after four rounds of qualifying with best three would be run so loads of track time. In nitro buggy it was Dylan Saunders (Team Associated) who set the overall TQ while in Truggy, James Marl grabbed the TQ and Holger Lykke (XRAY) took the TQ in E-Buggy and the win, since he was the only driver in the class. D.Saunders brought home the win in the Nitro Buggy final in front of Scott Holmes (Mugen Seiki) in second and Torben Lundburg (XRAY) in third. In Truggy it was Chris Carlisle with the win followed by Brin Tourle and Aleks Harvey in second and third respectively.

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Hong Nor X3 4-shoe clutch set

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Hong Nor have introduced a new 4-shoe clutch set for the X3 and X3GT and also all Nitro Buggy, Truggy and GT cars. Designed to provide a wide range of tuning options, the clutch comes with two different types of springs for super-easy clutch setting from soft to hard setting, each suitable for different track conditions and racing styles. Included in the set are the 34mm flywheel, lightweight aluminium clutch shoes, black (0.9mm) and silver (1.0mm) clutch springs, assembly screws, flywheel collar, and flywheel nut.

Pro-Line Hoosier Super Chain Link T 2.2” Truck tire

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Fully licensed by Hoosier, the Hoosier Super Chain Link tread pattern not only looks amazingly Scale but the tire also offers the same High-Performance as full-size tires, so you can have realistic style and performance on any 2.2″ Truck application. And just like the full-size Hoosier tires, these Super Chain Link tires proudly display White Hoosier Logos on the sidewall! The Hoosier Super Chain Link 2.2″ Truck tires feature rounded side tread for consistent slide action that will not catch ruts and flip your truck when you throw it up into the corner. The Hoosier Super Chain Link tread pattern creates excellent steering combined with long-lasting and consistent performance. The Hoosier Super Chain Link 2.2″ Truck tires and every other tire that Pro-Line makes is proudly Made in the USA and are available in M3 rubber compound.

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Pro-Line Energy Blue & Hot Rod Green T-Shirts

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Pro-Line have introduced the new Energy Blue & Hot Rod Green T-Shirts. The Energy Blue T-Shirt pays tribute to the energy Pro-Line has had for RC since 1982. This cotton T-Shirt is just the comfort you need to show off your love of Pro-Line. This new shirt makes a great gift and features a larger design front and center on the reverse side. The Hot Rod Green T-Shirt reflects the speed shop styling that keeps performance and customization alive. This 50/50 blend T-Shirt is just the comfort you need to show off that you are a Pro-Line fanatic. This new shirt makes a great gift and features a small Pro-Line logo centered on the upper back. Both Energy Blue & Hot Rod Green T-Shirts are available in S to 3XL sizes.

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Pro-Line RB7/B6 Velocity 2.2″ narrow front wheels

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Pro-Line have introduced new Velocity 2.2″ narrow carpet front wheels for the Kyosho RB7 and Team Associated B6 and B6D. These narrow wheels are designed to fit Pro-Line’s narrow carpet front tires like the Wedge Squared and the Prism without needing to cut the wheel. Just like Pro-Line’s other Velocity wheels, they feature the latest in style and performance with a reversed dish design that protects the nut and axle from damage during collisions. The lightweight and durable front carpet racing wheels are available as pair in white and yellow colors.

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SWORKz S35-3/S350 clamping servo saver nut

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SWORKz have introduced a new clamping servo saver nut for the S35-3, S350, Apollo and ZEUS. Machined from high-quality aluminium, the part is specially designed with a clamping design to make it easier to tighten the servo saver and make sure the spring adjustment will not change including when in high stress situations.