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Absolute Hobbyz Labor Day Sales Event

Labor Day Sale

Absolute Hobbyz is pleased to announce their 2015 Labor Day Sales Event! Receive 10% off storewide September 3-7, 2015 by using coupon code ‘LABOR2015‘ at checkout!

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Serpent reveals naked photos of the SRX-4

Serpent Body Off

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Serpent has been teasing with photos, details, and information for months regarding the new SRX-4 1/10 4wd buggy, however, today we are pleased to present you the highly-anticipated new buggy in naked form. Serpent has shared an up close look at the new buggy with the body off (finally), and unveils ALL of its unique details.

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REDS 1/10 Speed Controller now EFRA and BRCA legal

TX120 Approved

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REDS Racing is pleased to announce that the popular REDS TX 120 speed controller has officially been BRCA approved. Furthermore, the REDS 1/10 high performance speed controller complies with EFRA rules.

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Pro-Line gives back with ‘Buy 1: Give 1′

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For every item ordered on the ProLineRacing.com website from June 1, 2015 to June 1, 2016, Pro-Line will donate $.25 for one meal to World Food Program USA (WFP USA) in support of Global Operations.

*One meal is provided per Pro-Line item ordered. No minimum order value required.

 

Word of Wheels: Rusty Racer Tips

Rusty Racer tips

As a racer, sometimes you need to take some time away from the racing scene and catch some fresh air. That is exactly what I have done for the last month or two. This past weekend I attended the ROAR 1/8 Regional Championships in my division, marking my first race back since taking my ‘vacation’ from R/C. While I knew I would be a bit rusty, I had no idea how quickly rust builds, and how hard it is to shake off. I know I am not the only one who takes vacation’s away from R/C racing from time to time, and to save you a bit of trouble when you return to racing, I have put together my top 10 list of things to remember BEFORE heading to the track (all of which I learned this past weekend).

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Cavalieri leads AKA sweep at the Surf City Classic

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Race Report by: AKA
Coming off of an impressive 4-win sweep at ROAR Nationals, Ryan Cavalieri is keeping his winning streak alive at the Surf City Classic hosted by his home track, OCRC Raceway. Cavalieri contested three classes with his AKA equipped 2wd and 4wd buggies, and 2wd short course truck. He made quick work of the SC field by TQ’ing all four rounds of qualifying and walking away in the 10-minute main on SC Typo front and Chain Link rear tires in clay compound, supported by Black Closed-Cell Wide SC inserts. Stock SC was dominated by AKA driver and OCRC local, Jason Dias. Dias took the TQ after qualifying and walked away from the field in a tone to tone win. Jason was on Clay SC Typo tires, Red inserts, and Cyclone SC wheels.

Cavalieri would start 2nd on the grid in the lengthy 4wd modified buggy main with rival, Ryan Maifield, on the pole. After a typical epic battle of the Ryan’s, Cavalieri would come out on top on Clay EVO Typo front and Chain Link rear tires with Red EVO inserts all around. 2wd modified buggy was another Ryan-Ryan battle but after a few costly mistakes, Cav would have to settle for a respectable 2nd place finish. His 2wd buggy was hooked up on Clay EVO Pinstripe front and Chain Link rear tires with Red Closed-Cell Inserts. Congrats to the entire AKA team on a great performance at the Surf City Classic!

2016 Reedy International Off-Road Race of Champions Entries Open

Entries Open

Entries for the 22nd running of the Reedy International Off-Road Race of Champions are now open through October 18, 2015 exclusively on RCSignup.com.

In order to provide the best racing experience, new for 2016, the Open class is a single registration that includes an entry into both the 2WD Open and 4WD Open buggy classes. This is done to streamline the event and to assist with organization.

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TLR releases new official team Touchscreen Pit Gloves

TLR Pit Gloves

The all-new TLR Touchscreen Pit/Marshal Gloves are the official gloves of the TLR team. They feature special conductive first fingers & thumbs that allow you to operate a touch screen device. Combined with the black synthetic suede palm, black spandex back and adjustable wrist closure, they provide style and comfort that makes them a must have for TLR drivers.

Features:

  • Silkscreened TLR logo to show you team pride.
  • Use any touchscreen device without taking your gloves off.
  • Great dexterity for handling small parts & tools.
  • Awesome for use in the pits, marshaling, track prep, and on and on.

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XRAY signs on as primary sponsor of 2016 EOS

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XRAY is proud to announce to partner with Uwe Rheinard & Scotty Ernst as a primary sponsor of the European Offroad Series (EOS) in the next season 2015-2016. XRAY factory team with Juraj Hudy, Martin Bayer, Martin Wollanka, Miguel Matias, Mike Gosvig, Lorenzo Crolla, Bruno Coelho & thier young talented girl Malin Karlsen will be available during the entire season at all the races to provide the technical and set-up support. The spare parts availability and service will be arranged and secured like in the previous years at every event by the national distributor. Look for the well-known XRAY service center with the XRAY tent in the place loaded full with all the spare parts.

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“Our team drivers will be at the races to make you all the racing as enjoyable as possible and will of course do their best to fight for some podium finishes.The famous XRAY Promo Packages will be given as usually FREE to all XRAY drivers. So do not forget to get yours. We are looking forward to see you all!”

RDRP machines new B5M Aluminum Wing Mount Set

RDRP Wing Mounts

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New from Revolution Design Racing Products comes the B5M Wing Mount Set that is designed to replace the kit’s plastic wing mount with more durable and better performing parts. The mount is of a -7mm design that places the wing 7mm lower than the stock wing mount does, which leads to a lower centre of gravity and improved jumping both on small, medium and large jumps. On top of that the high-quality 7075-T6 aluminium part grants a better support for the wing which leads to better aerodynamics and also improved durability in the event of a crash. The wing mount set is available in blue or black anodising to match the remainder of RDRP’s AE B5 series option parts.

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