SWORKz Apollo 1/8 E-buggy RTR coming soon

Coming soon from SWORKz is the Apollo 1/8 E-buggy RTR. No information and even no image are available yet but we bring you more information as soon as they will be available.

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Herts Nitro Winter Series Rd2 report

Almost 100 drivers attended the second round of the Nitro Winter Series. It would be a long day with 8 heats and three rounds. The track was in great condition thanks to the HNMC track team again. Qualifying would go to Darren Bloomfield in Nitro buggy, to Rob Cockcroft in Nitro Truggy and to George Miller in E-buggy. The club decided to run 20 minute finals as this was just possible and thanks to all the racers for their quick turn rounds for transfers and marshalling. In Nitro buggy SWORKz driver Jack Embling took the win from HB Racing’s Oliver Currie in second and Agama’s Darren Bloomfield in third. Rob Cockcroft grabbed the win in Nitro Truggy from Oliver Talbot and Nicky Knights in second and third respectively. In E-Buggy it was George Miller who took the win while Pona Vasipoulos and Josh Johnson rounded out the top 3.

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SOAR USA welcome Will Smith

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SOAR Racing USA have announced the signing of Will Smith to their team for the 2018 season. Will has many years of racing experience and is very skilled at finding good setups. He will work with the R&D and he will help to provide end users of the 998 TD1R kits with advices and setups. Will stated:

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Ryan Maifield doubles at 2017 IOCC

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The 2017 International Off-Road Carpet Championship was held at the Westgate Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada over the weekend. In 2WD Modified Buggy it was Team Orion’s Ryan Maifield who took the overall TQ and the win by winning the first two A-Mains in front of Team Associated driver Spencer Rivkin in second and AE’s Broc Champlin in third. Kyosho’s Chris Jarosz and Team Associated’s Ryan Cavalieri rounded out the top 5. In 4WD Modified Buggy Maifield dominated again the qualifying and took the overall TQ and the win after winning in the first and the third A-Mains from Rivkin and Tekno driver Ryan Lutz. Cavalieri and Yokomo’s Carson Wernimont rounded out the top 5.

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MIP Pucks B6 17.5 Drive System 67mm

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Coming soon from MIP is the Pucks 17.5 Drive System 67mm for Team Associated B6. MIP Pucks Drive system is an aluminum based drivetrain system which includes a 2-piece aluminium outdrive cup and aluminium outdrive hub, 2 Bi-metal bones, and the replaceable plastic orange wear Pucks that take the place of the inferior steel pins. This combination greatly increases the longevity of the drivetrain and most importantly decreases the drivetrains overall rotating mass by a whopping 50%! The decrease in weight directly results in quicker acceleration, deceleration, and lower motor temps.

T-Work’s EB410 titanium turnbuckles & screw sets

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T-Work’s have introduced new titanium turnbuckles and two screw sets for the all new Tekno EB410. First up are the turnbuckles, machined from high quality titanium they offer a lower weight compared to the standard turnbuckles steel. The titanium turnbuckle set includes a 4mm wrench.

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ARRMA Typhon 6S BLX 4WD RTR speed buggy

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ARRMA have introduced the new Typhon 6S BLX 4WD RTR speed buggy. The Typhon is powered by BLX4074 2050kV brushless motor and Waterproof BLX185 ESC deliver blistering power, especially when they’re paired with two 3S LiPo batteries. It features all-new adjustable oil- lled shocks with 4 mm shafts boost durability, stronger front arms, bulkheads and front/rear chassis braces and a larger radio box. dBoots Exabyte tires on multi split-spoke wheels get you where you need to go, regardless of condition. The buggy comes Ready-to-Run including TTX300 2.4GHz 3-channel radio and a new bodyshell with a new blue and silver paint scheme.

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Carlos Guerra wins at Bolivian Nats Rd3

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The third national round of the Bolivia nationals saw JQRacing driver Carlos Guerra taking the overall TQ. After some help from Joseph Quagraine and JQ’s team manager Liam Galvin, the Bolivia team find the best setup allowing Carlos to took the win from his team mate Javier Rivera in second and HB Racing driver Nico Uribe in third.