SWORKz G6 Red flat style hat is back

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After have bet on black, Sworkz bet on red. SWORKz returns to his roots and introduces the new red flat style hat. It features a densely embroidered SWORKz white front logo and to add a touch of style, SWORKz printed “S” white on the back side of the cap but also on the side of the visor.

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HB Racing unveils the new D815 V2

HB D815 V2

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HB Racing is proud to announce the release of the successor to the World Champion D815 1/8 Nitro Buggy. The new D815 V2 adds key features based on extensive testing and racing by our HB Team Drivers and designers. The D815 V2 is faster, more adjustable, and easier to drive.

Now included are 2 chassis plates, standard and a new extended chassis. The extended chassis adds 4mm of length to the rear of the car which allows a longer wheelbase (up to the maximum regulation) and shifts the overall center of gravity for more stability, especially on high-speed corners.Ty Tessmann and most of the HB drivers have switched to this longer chassis. An extended rear drive shaft (neces- sary when using the extended chassis), and the popular high wing mount are also included.

“The D815V2 kit comes with more of the tuning options that I use on today’s high speed tracks, to make the car even faster.” – Ty Tessmann, HB Racing Team Driver, IFMAR World Champion

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Atsushi Hara wins 2016 FEMCA

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The final day of 2016 FEMCA started with a delay due to heavy rain. Thanks to the efficient water drainage, the race was able to start 1/16th final main soon after the weather cleared up. In semi final A the grid leader, Wataru Takashiro will keep his 1st spot until the end. In semi final B Shin Adachi finished in first position after Atsushi Hara had receiver pack issue. At the end of semi final B, Atsushi Hara finished 8th & managed to secure 15th place in the final based on lap completion time.

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Marco Baruffolo wins Italian Champs Rd2

Italian Champs Rd2

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The second round of Buggy Italian Championship was held on the beautiful DirtRaceRC track located on the north-west of Italy, near Asti, place of wine and hills. This round will be run in a 2 days format, rather unusual in Italy. Due to weather bad conditions predicted for Sunday, all the finals were raced on saturday till 9:30 pm. Winning the last 2 qualifying rounds, Davide Ongaro ( Mugen- LRP – Procircuit) took theTQ after and hard fight with Alessandro Stocco and Riccardo Berton.

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JConcepts aluminum & carbon fiber setting board

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JConcepts have introduced new aluminum and carbon fiber setting board for 1/10 vehicles. Of the most popular duos in history, aluminum and carbon Fiber have to be 2 of the most famous of all time in racing circles. First, a flat panel of woven 2.5mm carbon fiber has been machined to size with corner radius and countersunk. Four separate aluminum trim pieces are custom machined, anodized in either blue or black and etched with JConcepts.net logo for authenticity.

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Irish Nationals Rd1 report

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RCCAOI first national of the season taking place at BADMCC in Northern Ireland and with a decent turn out of drivers the only question was will the weather play ball! We had had heavy rain for 2 days and lucky enough Saturday that yellow dot in the sky came out. Qually in nitro was split between Alan Scroggie and Gary Baird both taking 2 rds a piece Alan having the slightest faster time taking the TQ. In Ebuggy Beta runner Aaron Vance took the TQ followed by Barkley and Gary both on the full Nemo packages.

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Pro-Line Memorial Day Sale 2016 – Save 15%

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Pro-Line would like to honor the sacrifice of the men and women who have given their lives in service of our fine country. These courageous sacrifices defend our way of life. Save an additional 15% Off, now through May 31, 2016. Free shipping on all orders shipped via ground in the U.S.

Promo Code: MEMORIALDAY2016

XRAY XB8’16: Exclusive interview with Martin Bayer

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After the official launch of the 2016 edition of the XB8, we finish off our exclusive feature with an in-depth interview with Martin Bayer himself.


NeoBuggy: What was the most difficult task for you as a designer while working on the new XB8?

Martin Bayer: Before I was directly involved with R&D, I always thought that the most difficult part of the design process was to find the proper geometry of the car. Now I know that the most difficult challenge for a designer is to face resource limitations and especially The Deadline directly related to the production schedule. In high-competition racing, the customers buy cars for a new season, so missing a release date automatically means less sales which means less resources available for further development of the platform.

So my biggest challenge was to find the moment when I had to stop testing and provide the final specs of the car. If there was no deadline, development would be infinite… I would just continue with another & another last small tests here and there.

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Serpent SRX8 monobloc aluminium engine mount

Serpent SRX8 monobloc aluminium engine mount2

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Serpent have introduced optional aluminium engine mount for the Cobra SRX8. It is machined from 7075 T6 aluminium, grey anodized and laser engraved with Serpent logos. This nicely machined secures the engine very well in place and the unit adds stiffness and limits chassis flex around the engine mounting area.

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Pro-Line Split Blue & Threads Gray hats

Pro-Line Split Blue

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Pro-Line newest addition to their hat line are the Split Blue and Threads Gray hats. The split blue hat is a premium hat that features a rugged rubber molded patch in the front and a 2-color stitched Pro-Line logo on the back. The look is finished off with a subtle stitched American Flag on the side. The Pro-Line Threads Gray hat features an all heather gray color with a large Black P-L Logo emblazoned on the front and an American Flag on the side. The Pro-Line Split Blue hat is available in M/L and L/XL size while the Threads Gray hat has a Flexfit snapback to fit most head sizes and has a Flat Bill.

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