Serpent Cobra SRX8 aluminium shock towers


Serpent have introduced new optional aluminium shock towers for the Cobra SRX8. They are machined from high quality aluminum 7075 T6. These lightweight shock towers comes grey anodized, laser engraved and have multiple positions for shock angle and roll-centers. The aluminum shock towers are more durable and have less flex compared to carbon ones, which will give more steering and traction.

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19th Annual HRH Shootout report

19th Annual HRH Shootout 2wd

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The 2016 HRH Shootout was held this past weekend at Hot Rod Hobbies in Santa Clarita, California. Located just minutes away from World Famous Six Flags Magic Mountain, Hot Rod Hobbies has been hosting the Shootout for now its 19th year! Team Orion would also bring one of our strongest Teams to date consisting of: Ty Tessmann, Ryan Cavalieri, Ryan Maifield, Jared Tebo, Dustin Evans, Matt Chambers, Tanner Denney, & Tanner Day. With temperatures reaching into the mid 90’s, it was going to be a great weekend of racing!

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X Factory Infinity Kyosho 2wd vehicle carbon idler shaft

XF-I501 Idler Shaft, CF, Kyosho Vehicles

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X Factory have introduced the new Infinity 5mm diameter idler shaft for any Kyosho 2wd vehicle. This extremely light tube of carbon fiber is cut to the right length, just ever so slightly bigger than the stock idler shafts, meaning the bearings for the idler gears are an easy press fit. This more perfect fit helps eliminate even the tiniest bit of slop in your transmission, resulting in a car that runs quieter and goes longer between rebuilds.

HB Racing unveil their Junior Team

HB junior team

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Team HB Racing is proud to announce the crew of our up-and-coming RC drivers. The HB Junior Team gives young racers the chance to develop their skills and learn from our veteran drivers like Ty Tessmann and David Ronnefalk. HB Racing believes support for young drivers is critical to the future of RC racing, so Team Manager Gord Tessmann puts a priority on the Junior Team, offering his vast knowledge and personal support to the young drivers.

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MIP black pit mat

MIP pit map

MIP have introduced their new thermoplastic elastomer “Yoga” pit mat in black colour. The black pit mat is silk screened with MIP’s signature logo in white and comes in a comfortable 2 (height) x 4 (length) foot length to cover any situation you’re pitting on. It keeps the pit area organized and helps to prevent losing small items.

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Jens Becker wins at NRW Offroad Cup Rd5

Jens Becker NRW Offroad Cup Rd5


The fifth round of the NRW Offroad Cup was held on 23rd/24th of July at the bumpy astroturf track in Langenfeld. With close to 100 Drivers in several classes the event was well visited. XRAY driver Jens Becker won all three qualifying runs and started first on the grid for the a-finals. After issues in the first A-Main, he had two clean runs and won A2 and A3 with a good lead. Marcel Schneider and Michael Rybski completed the podium.

HB Racing resolves SOAR situation

soar neidhart ripmax

The situation between Mr. Didian Ho from Soar and Neidhart SA & Ripmax has taken a positive step. In a new statement Mr. Ho announced that Mr. Philippe Neidhart; owner of HB Racing settled debts owed him. Here is the Soar announcement:

“Today we received a payment notice from the new owner of HB Racing (Neidhart). We were noticed that the previous debt on HB will be paid off next week. As usual, Soar will keep the world-champion quality and work hard to develop high-end product for HB. As we announced, all the problems results from the previous HPI and HB.

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JConcepts S2 Worlds body for TLR 22 3.0

JC S2 body TLR 22 3.04

JConcepts have introduced new S2 Worlds body for the TLR 22 3.0 with lay-down transmission. To design the S2 body JConcepts went to work to outfit the team during the 2015 IFMAR World Championships to provide a body capable of enhancing performance. This updated Silencer dubbed the S2, rocks some familiar features but rolled together with a low-profile stance.

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Serpent Cobra SRX8 starter pack

Serpent Cobra SRX8 starter pack

Serpent have introduced a starter pack for the Cobra SRX8. This starter pack includes extra springs, anti-roll bars, extra balljoints and front & rear wishbones with inserts. The starter pack contains all essential spares, springs and anti-roll bars to try.

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Drake & Denney win Dash for Cash race

Dash for Cash truck podium

Dialed In R/C Raceway hosted the 2nd annual Dash for Cash last weekend. Adam Drake was the winner of the Pro Nitro Truck class, Tyler Brown second and Michael Paige third complete the podium. In the Pro Nitro Buggy class Tanner Denney took the win in front of Adam Drake and Travis Amezcua second and third respectively. In Electric Buggy class it was again Tanner Denney who took the win ahead Adam Drake in second and Anthony Westergard in third.

Thanks to Adam Drake for the report.