Maxim Laverychev is Russian National Champion

top3 Russian National


Most of Russian drivers was attended at the 2016 Russian National Championship in Saint-Petersburg, the “Northern capital” of Russia. The RC track “RC ORDA” was built last year by a group of local enthusiasts and hosted already 2 big events, the Cup of Russia 2015 and 2016. This Year there was new layout and new surface so it was tricky for all the drivers. Maxim Laverychev won the race and the Russian National tittle in front of Stanislav Glebov and Dmitry Gribov second and third respectively.

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Karel Hajek wins at Senior race Rd5

Senior race Rd5 podium


The 5th round of Senior race was held in Horni Jeleni, Czech republic. In qualifying rounds Karel Hajek took the TQ ahead Otto Götzl away from the track for racing since one year. In the final Karel Hajek will continue its momentum and win the race in front of Míra Fedeleš in second and Otto Götzl in third.

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ProStar Ferodo brake pads

ProStar Ferodo brake pads

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ProStar have introduced new Ferodo brake pads for Team Associated RC8B3, Mugen MBX7 and SWORKz buggies and truggies. The use of Fedoro allows for a more consistent feel throughout the race as your brakes warm up and practically if not eliminates brake fade found with other stock pads. The design of these pads increases the surface area on your brake disk for better more consistent stopping power with less heat generated. Use with ProStar’s Titanium brake disk make a great combo. The set includes 4 pads and it is available for pre-order now.

Arrowmax 14.8V 6750mAh 4S LiPo pack

Arrowmax 14.8V 6750mAh 4S LiPo pack

Arrowmax further expand its Li-Po battery range by introducing the 4S 14.8V for 1/8th EP buggy application. Available in 6750mAh using high quality batteries with 55C continuous and 110C burst rate this LiPo battery has a hard case design and measure at 139mmx 47mmx 48mm, comes with a pre-solder T-plugs and balancing plug.

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MIP B5/B6 Bi-Metal Drive System

MIP B5-B6 Bi-Metal Drive System

MIP have introduced all new Bi-Metal Drive System for the Team Associated B6 and B5. Featuring a two piece bi-metal outdrive that is comprised of both 7075–T6 aluminum and high grade heat tempered machine steel, this diff alone will shred 30% off of your OEM rotating mass, which equates to quicker acceleration without compromising strength. Being that the diff outputs are steel, it’s fully compatible with the highly successful MIP Roller Pucks which have a 360 degree wear pattern and of course are 100% replaceable.

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Team Redcat unveiled TR-MT10E 1/10 RTR Monster Truck


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Team Redcat have introduced his first 1/10 scale monster truck, The TR-MT10E. The TR-MT10E is ready to run out of the box, just add your own LIPO battery and charger. If you think you’ve experienced the ultimate in 1/10 scale monster truck excitement, think again! The TR-MT10E is an all new Team Redcat design with crazy power and awesome handling. Not only is the TR-MT10E super exciting, it’s also durable with its reinforced differentials, hardened steel driveshafts, high quality ball bearings throughout, durable long travel suspension, offroad front bumper with working LEDs, and the TR-MT10E offers multiple levels of  adjustability.

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WV flood relief race report

Steve Downs Triton RC L3 buggy win

Race report by Steve Downs & Triton RC:

Dry dusty, hotter than Hades! The Race for relief to benefit WV flood victims was a success. We raised over $1200 to give to charities helping. I’m super tired and exhausted so I’ll keep it short.

  • E-Truggy TQ and win.
  • Nitro buggy qual 2nd and win where my L3 and ES2034 combo performed flawlessly!
  • E- buggy qual 2nd and 2nd. Driver failed the cars capabilities.

JConcepts B6 & B6D titanium front axle set


JConcepts have introduced a light-weight titanium front axle set for the Team Associated B6 and B6D. A critical point of this part revolves around the front axle and surrounding geometry, the crew at JConcepts has provided a great alternative. The team has conveniently designed the front axle and hex into a single piece which allows assembly to utilize all the kit hardware.

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FX releases K3 DC engine


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FX presents the all-new K3 engine that was engineered and designed to provide a more linear power delivery, with higher top-end RPM compared to the K5 engine. The best performance is ensured using the new FX 2131 muffler, which was specifically designed for the K3 engine. The K3 is a premium, high-performance 1/8 off-road engine designed for high-competition racing. Features include: 3 ports, silicone-filled diamond-coated crankshaft, premium Japanese front bearing, and ceramic German rear bearing. The K3 is an extremely reliable and powerful engine suitable for any race track and racing conditions.

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Neil Cragg is 2WD European Champion

Euro 2wd podium

This week, the 2WD part of the the 2016 EFRA European Electric Off-road Championships was held in Valladolid, Spain. From the get go Jorn Neumann had his Serpent Spyder SRX2 Mid Hybrid ( low-medium-traction) prototype dialed in and he managed to TQ’ing three qualifying rounds, but only 2 rounds to counted, so he was on par with Neil Cragg. Cragg had one faster heat, 1/10 of a second faster therefore he took the overall TQ in front of Neumann and Michal Orlowski.

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