1/10 Offroad News

Nut it up with Arrowmax

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Arrowmax RC has just released their unique new battery thumb nuts. These nuts are made up of light weight aluminum, and designed to replace stock original plastic thumb nuts. These battery thumb nuts feature a unique design that is a nice change from the traditional aftermarket nuts we are accustom to seeing, and provide extra leverage to ensure they are tight. Lonely racers can also appreciate that their battery nuts are also blue…

Source: Arrowmax RC

Lodz Expo to host indoor carpet event


Organisers behind a new event next year sent us a bit of info about their track and an international 1/10 Offroad carpet event they are planning to hold next year in Lodz, Poland. The 800 sqM track is located in the EXPO building in the city, photos showing older layouts and jumps however the team have proven their ambition promising an event and layout to tempt Europe’s elite drivers.

Stay tuned for further details, in the meantime check out one of their videos or photos from thge Benek cup event. For more info, contact ntkcolors@gmail.com

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ROAR says “NO!” to new 1/10 wheels

No No No

ROAR has announced today that the “new style” 1/10 wheels and tires (AKA EVO Series and Pro-Line VTR Series), are in fact illegal for competition use at ROAR sanctioned events for the remainder of 2014. While the organization has not ruled them out for eternity, this ruling does rule them out for the upcoming ROAR 1/10 Offroad Nationals in Florida. The new style wheels are actually a 2.4″ design, as opposed to the traditional 2.2″ wheel, and mount up like an 1/8 scale buggy wheel and tire. Currently AKA offers a conversion to take their EVO style wheels and tires back to the old school method, however, as ROAR sees this as a modification to the wheels (which is not allowed), they have also deemed the conversions illegal for use. Read More…

Jérôme Treignier joins Schumacher

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Schumacher Racing has announced today their newest member of the offroad racing family. Accomplished privateer racer, Jérôme Treignier, has signed on board with the Schumacher offroad team, joining Carson Wernimont, Tom Cockerill, and others. Jérôme will be attending the 4th Annual Canadian International Championship at Sutton Aviation Raceway this weekend, where he will debut his Cat and Cougar.

Source: Schumacher Racing 

Unter der Haube: Jörn Neumann


Jörn Neumann (Germany), 23 – 4WD Euros

Chassis: Team Durango DEX410 V4
Motor: Orion VST2
ESC: Orion R10.1 Pro
Battery: Thunder Power
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Radio & Servos:Futaba 4PKS-R / Futaba
Body: Team Durango
Notes: No notes, but sponsors! Team Durango, Team Orion, Pro-Line, Thunder power, Arrowmax, Futaba, Muchmore, Stickit1, special thanks to Gerd Strenge

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Tebo & Tessmann win HRH Shootout


Reigning 2WD World Champion Jared Tebo made it to the top of the 2WD podium after a couple of difficult results recently, taking the victory and TQ at the (usually) notoriously warm Hot Rod Hobbies Shootout organised by Jimmy Babcock in Saugus, California. Ty Tessmann and Ryan Cavalieri would go onto take 2nd and 3rd respectively with Ty finishing only 1.2 secs behind Tebo in A2 of 2WD. Whilst in the 4WD class, Ty Tessmann steered his HB D413 buggy to victory in 2 A mains, as well as taking TQ infront of Ryan Cavalieri in 2nd and Dustin Evans taking the final spot on the podium.

[Images: Ty Tessmann]


Video: 2014 1/10 4WD Euros Finals


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1/10 4WD Euros – Photos


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Under the Hood: Lee Martin


Lee Martin (UK), 29 – 4WD Euros

Chassis: Yokomo BMAX4 iii
Motor: Yokomo RP 6.5
ESC: Viper VTX10 BE
Battery: Protek 5500mah 100c
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Radio & Servos:Sanwa M12 / Xpert
Body: Yokomo Heavy Duty (Released soon)
Notes: Lightweight chassis set, LMR Avior wing, steering brace, Ti Screw, Carbon Centre plate

1/10 Euros Links: Scoring | Live Timing | Watch Live | Photos | Videos | Coverage Page | Under the Hoods

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Jorn Neumann takes home 4WD, Double European Champion



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