PR Racing SB401R-T 1/10 4WD Truggy coming soon

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Coming soon from PR Racing is the forthcoming SB401R-T 1/10 4WD competition electric truggy. No information about the new kit have leaked in the wake but it is rather easy to guess that it is based on the SB401 1/10 4WD buggy. Full details and detailed images about the truck should become available very soon.

FX Engines K302.1 nitro engine coming soon

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FX Engines have released a teaser image of the forthcoming K302.1 3.5cc nitro engine. No information about the new engine have leaked in the wake but detailed images and information about the it should become available very soon.

Procircuit Challenge announcement

Swedish Edition have announced that the Procircuit Challenge will be held from the 7th to 9th of June at the Gröndal Ring Eskilstuna Motorstadium track, the host of the 2017 Euros, in Eskilstuna, Sweden. Classes run will be 1/8 nitro buggy and E-buggy. The schedule sees free practise, qualifying, the Last Chance Qualifier (LCQ) followed by the Finals including Junior final and 40+ Final. The categories were run using mandatory Procircuit Hot Dice (Soft) hand-out tyres. To register to the race please click here.

HNMC Winter Series Rd12 finale report

The twelfth and final round of the HNMC Winter Series was held in challenging conditions with high winds, hail, rain and sun. 87 racers entered this round and nitro buggy and E-buggy qualifying went to Simon Reeves (HB Racing) while Mitchell Booth (Tekno) set the TQ in Truggy. In the Nitro Buggy final it was Lewis Jones (Team Associated) with the win followed by Kevin Brunsden (SWORKz) in second and William Skidmore (Agama) in third. S.Reeves was able to convert his TQ spot into a win in the E-buggy class. Darren Hayden-Ball (Team Associated) and Matt Bridge (Tekno) rounded out the top 3. In Truggy, M.Booth brought home the win from Brin Tourle (Tekno) and Warabe Tatekoji (Kyosho) in second and third respectively.

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PSM universal low profile fan mount

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PSM have introduced a new universal low profile fan mount. The symmetrical design allows two fans to be installed oppositely, for creating maximum cooling performance. PSM’s special aluminium provides permanent clamping force so that manual clamping is not required. The fan mount will work with all Ø36mm brushless motors.

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Lunsford SBX-410 Ti ball stud & turnbuckle sets

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Lunsford Racing have introduced new titanium parts for the Corally SBX-410 in the form of 4.8mm ball studs and 3mm Punisher turnbuckles. The option parts are made from certified Grade 5 6Al-4V titanium to greatly increase the strength, save a 45% weight over steel and provide anti-corrosion properties are greater than stainless steel. The 4.8mm ball studs features a nano accurate broached head that provide a very accurate tool engagement/fitment with the head of the ball stud making for worry-free threading and unthreading. The broach is crafted in-house allowing us to give you ultra-consistency from screw to screw during the CNC process. A very smooth, zero tolerance and bur free thread rolling process aids in the preservation of the parts you are threading into. The 4.8mm ball studs come in a set of 14-piece including 6-piece 4.8mm x 6mm for the outer/inner steering links and 8-piece 4mm x 8mm for the outer/inner and front/rear camber links. The 3mm x 54mm Punisher turnbuckles feature a very smooth, zero tolerance and bur free threading process aids in the preservation of the parts you are threading into. The 6-piece set weighs only 10.5g.

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Ninja JX21-B05 nitro engine

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Mugen Seiki have introduced the new Ninja JX21-B05 nitro engine. The JX21B05 features a 3-port long-stroke design that offers smooth low-end power and exceptional mid to top-end power. The crankcase, back plate and carburetor feature a new design. The new DLC-coated crankshaft is silicone filled and has two tungsten counterweights for smooth rotation and better balancing. The new fuel-efficient 22E carburetor is easy to tune and provides great throttle response and smooth acceleration. The B05 comes with a lightweight cooling head to provide exceptional cooling and stable operating temperatures. An o-ring between the cooling head and the combustion camber creates a better seal and reduces vibration.

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James Khoo wins at RC Super Series Rd1

This past weekend was held the first round of the RC Super Series at the Kulim N-Speed buggy track in Kulim, Malaysia. Taqui took the overall TQ but in the 45-minute final it was James Khoo (Team Associated) who brought home the win by a lap from Along Syah (Kyosho) in second while young HB Racing driver Faris Amir came in third. Alfie Othman (SWORKz) took the TQ and win in the Truggy class.

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