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HB Racing announces new Australia distributor


See: Ryper Hobbies

HB racing have announced that Ryper Hobbies have been appointed as distributor for Australia. Ryper Hobbies will distribute the HB Racing products to all shops in Australia. In case of further questions please do not hesitate to contact Ryper Hobbies who will be happy to provide you with any assistance at: ryperh&bigpond.com.au or 08 9418 8100.

R1 Digital 2 200A ESC


See: R1 Motor lab

New from R1 Motor lab is the new Digital-2 200A top of the line brushless speed controller. Developed using the most advanced CPU technology and proprietary software combo, to deliver the smoothest most responsive throttle feel yet. Months of data analysis was done both on the race track & on the dyno to fine tune the Digital-2 power delivery & brake strength. The controller offers the most advanced throttle and brake adjustability to suit a wide range of driving styles. The system offers blinky mode (zero timing) for spec racing.

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Inside Line Racing appointed as SRT distributor


See: Inside Line Racing

Inside Line Racing have announced that they will be distributing a new range of high quality servos from Star Refined Technology (SRT). SRT have a comprehensive range of servos aimed at a range of applications and to suit all budgets, priced from just £16.99 up to £89.99 for the full Alloy-Cased Brushless BH9032 servo. All SRT servos come with black wires as standard to add to the stealth look of these superb products.

Malin Karlsen wins at OMK Fall Classic Rd7



Last weekend took place the 7th round of the OMK / Way To Win – 2WD Fall Classic race series on a soaking wet track due to heavy rains of the last days. Added with the low temperature as well it made the track really slippery. In the qualifying rounds XRAY’s Malin Karlsen was able to take all 3 qualifying rounds in a convincing manner to clinch the overall TQ with his new XRAY’17 XB2 CE with the new XRAY carbon chassis. In the finals Malin took the win in the 2 first finals with a comfortable margin and so the overall win, his 5th win in the series out of 5 attempts. Steffen Larsen in second and Marius Kristensen in third completed the podium.

Jason Jakubczyk takes The Series titles


See: Kyosho

Jason Jakubczyk has won both the 2wd Modified Buggy & 4wd Modified Buggy overall Championships at The Series. This 5 race summer series would hit some of the best tracks throughout Michigan, Indiana, and Ohio. With only allowing 1 throw-out, the pressure would be on to have consistent finishes throughout. After the first 4 rounds were complete, Jakubczyk’s domination had given him enough points to wrap up both Championships before the 5th & final round of The Series.

RDRP B6 series titanium hinge pin set



Revolution Design Racing Product have introduced an 8-piece set of titanium suspension pins for Team Associated’s B6 and B6D buggy. The “space age” material makes for reduced weight and improved durability, resulting in improved overall weight and also rust build-up that can occur when running in dusty and/or wet track conditions. The precision-machined suspension pins are made from high-quality Grade 5 titanium material for that ultimate performance. The 8-piece set includes all needed inner and outer suspension pins needed for a complete conversion.

Williams & Lowe win Schumacher Indoor Masters Rd2


See: Schumacher

Last weekend were held the Schumacher Indoor Masters round 2 at the The Worksop radio car club track with 173 entries across the 2 classes of 2wd and 4wd buggy. In 4wd Greg Williams took the win in front of Richard Lowe and Craig Collinson while in 2wd Richard Lowe grabbed the win ahead Craig Collinson and James Helliwell, second and third respectively.

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Scotty Ernst’s Off-road Showdown Tour Rd5 report


See: JConcepts

The 5th and final round of the “Off-road Showdown Tour” by Scotty Ernst rolled into town hosted by Superior Hobbies/Beachline Raceway this past weekend. Beachline Raceway is an amazing facility housing a fully stocked proshop, one of the largest 1/10th indoor scale off-road tracks, and plenty of indoor pitting. The track surface is sealed/glued orange clay making it very unique as it provides plenty of traction and is very consistent from start to finish.

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