1/10 Offroad News

New Alu Rear Hubs for B5 & B5M

New Alu Rear Hubs for RC10B5 & B5M

Team Associated have announced the release of their new Factory Team aluminum rear hubs for the RC10B5 and B5M. Both hubs feature composite bearing inserts for minimized slop and long bearing life, hinge pin set screw hole for reduced slop and vertical ball studs for finer roll center adjustment.

Silencer Body for Serpent SRX-2 MM

New Silencer Body for Serpent SRX-2 MM

JConcepts introduce their new Silencer body shell which has now been designed for perfect fit and finish on the Serpent Spyder SRX-2 MM buggy. A brand-new, ground up design, the Silencer, has new elements created for the highest speed circuits. A profiled, Finnisher stance cockpit and forward raised side-pod gives the Silencer an immediate fighting appearance.

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New B5M Muzzle Shell from Sweep

New B5M Muzzle Shell from Sweep

Sweep Racing have announced the release of their new Muzzle bodyshell for the Associated B5M which has been tailored to provide increased down force and improved stability. The cab forward clear polycarbonate body acts as a direct replacement and includes two 6.5” rear wings!

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Steven Hartson renews with LRP

Steven Hartson renews with LRP

Steven Hartson, the reigning 1/10th 4WD Offroad World Champion has announced that he will continue to run LRP products for the 2014 season. The Team Associated driver commented… “I’ve chosen to re-sign with LRP because of all the success I’ve had with their electronics. I believe that LRP is always improving to make the best products in the world.”

Yardy & Cragg claim BRCA National R1

Yardy & Cragg claim BRCA National Rd1

The 2014 1/10th BRCA National series kicked off this past weekend at the popular Kidderminster venue. The high grip track consisted primarily of astro turf with a small selection of tarmac thrown in for good measure. The purpose built track also features an assortment of jumps and obstacles which have been tailored and perfected to suit 1/10th racing perfectly. Refreshingly we were welcomed into the 2014 summer series with sunshine and warm temperatures making for fantastic racing conditions and a great start to the 2014 national championships.

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Come Drive With Us – The Reedy Race


 
The Reedy Race is not just any race. It is a “bucket list” race; a race that most R/C enthusiasts dream of attending! There are two classes run at this race; the Invitation Class which is a mix of the top drivers in the World rankings as well as a few R/C Legends. The other Class is the Open Class. This race is so prestigious that a lottery drawing is conducted for participation in the open class.

Only 200 racers are given the honor of competing in the event. CoryD was in attendance to document what it’s like for a top-level pro, as well as the average racer to attend this storied race. 

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Simon Eser joins Xray

Simon Eser joins Xray

Xray have announced that the young and talented German driver Simon Eser has joined their team for the 2014 season and will be running all of their off-road cars which includes the XB4, XB4 2WD, and XB8.  Simon had the following to say:

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Zac Ryan wins at Philippine Masters

Zac Ryan wins at Philippine Masters

It was a hectic weekend of racing at the newly-redesigned Circulo Verde Racetrack in Metro Manila Philippines as the 2014 edition of the Philippine Masters got under way. This time 2WD electric buggy, short course and 1/8 electric buggy were added to the traditional Masters classes of nitro buggy and truggy. The track held up throughout the day with racers also greeted with perfect weather conditions. 

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New Shake n Bake RC Speedway

Introducing Shake n Bake RC Speedway

South Carolina just unleashed a new track named Shake n Bake RC Speedway that will shake up the off road racing world and promises to deliver thrills and crazy air. Jamie Amrhein and Nick Hartman – track owners partnered with Greenville Parks and Req’s and invested north of $140,000 into the enormous off road complex that sits road front on a 10 acre piece of land. The track measures 200 ft by 100 ft and features one of the largest covered drivers stand in the South East. 

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Hartson dominates April Fools Classic

Hartson dominates April Fools Classic

The 26th Annual April Fools Classic took place over this past weekend with World Champion Steven Hartson making his first trip to Intermountain R/C Raceway just outside of Salt Lake City, Utah. Boasting the “Greatest Dirt on Earth,” the IR/CR facility packed over 275 entries into the three-day event.

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