1/10 Offroad News

Jesper Rasmussen doubles at Danish Nats Rd4

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Last weekend was held the fourth round of the Danish 1/10 Buggy Nationals at the GRC track in mixed weather conditions. Team Associated driver Jesper Rasmussen was able to take the overall TQ in 2WD and 4WD and also the win by winning A1 and A2 finals in both classes. In the 2WD class Yokomo duo of Frederik Hovgaard and Lasse Bak came in second and third while in 4WD it was Bak who finished in second and Hovgaard in third.

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ProTek 155T/S high-voltage servos

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ProTek RC have introduced two powerful high-voltage, metal gear digital servos in the form of the 155T and 155S. The ProTek 155T High Voltage Hi-Torque servo delivers an incredible 360 oz-in of torque and 0.10 transit speed at 6.0V, and when you bump the voltage to 7.4 the spec’s increase to 453 oz-in and 0.08. Spec’s like these make this servo an excellent choice for any 1/10 to 1/8 scale vehicle application. Other features include a full aluminum case that provides bomb proof durability and improved heat dissipation, a metal gear train that is supported by dual ball bearings, a 200mm long 22awg connector wire with gold plated connectors, a coreless motor and Conformal Coated circuit board for excellent vibration absorption and element protection (not waterproof).

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Schumacher appointed new LRP Distributor in UK

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Schumacher Racing Products Ltd and Lautenbach Racing Products GmbH have announced a new partnership for LRP UK Distribution. Schumacher Racing will be the sole distributor in the UK for LRP Products, providing sales and their industry leading after sales support and customer service, both in house and at major events around the UK. With the recent changes in the LRP company, pricing of the products will be more competitive than before, giving the customer better value for money and greater availability in a wider range of model shops and online.

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Ruddog RP540 fixed timing sensored brushless motors

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Ruddog have introduced their new range of fixed timing spec racing electric brushless motors. The power plants utilise the same design as the RP540 stock motors but feature a fixed timing sensor plate, meaning they are the perfect hand-out motor for club races, sanctioned championships and long distance races. In addition to the new motors Ruddog are also offering a separate timing insert to outfit existing RP540 motors to the new fixed timing specification, allowing racers to use the same motor in open and sanctioned races. The RP540 fixed timing motors are available in 10.5T 13.5T 17.5T and 21.5T specifications.

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Becker & Schneider win at German Nats qualifier

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Last weekend, was held another qualification round for the German 1/10 Nationals at the new track of the Eifel Elos club. In the 2WD class ot was Jens Becker (XRAY) who took the overall TQ and the win by winning both A1 and A2 finals. Team C duo of Marcel Schneider and Marcus Lubke rounded out the top 3. In 4WD Marcel Schneider (HB Racing) was able to take the TQ and also the win from Becker in second and Andre Welker (Team C) in third.

Vision Racing slipper puck

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Vision Racing have introduced the new slipper puck for Schumacher, Team Associated and TLR vehicles. The tool is machined from aluminium and comes black anodised. The slipper puck gives a simply and effective way of removing unwanted glazes off the slipper pads returning them to like new performance. Vision Racing advise using paper 3M fine drywall sanding screen as the perfect scuffing material.

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Ethan Lefebvre crowned Thornhill JR Spring Series Champion

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After six rounds of the 2018 Thornhill Jr Spring Series, Ethan Lefebvre (XRAY) took the title in the 2WD class. Lefebvre was able to take the TQ in five out of six rounds and take the win in four out of six rounds. In the final standings, XRAY duo of Chris Allison and Lance Myhre rounded out the top 3.

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Tim Kunz doubles at Sk-Lauf Group Mitte Rd4

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The fourth round of Sk-Lauf Group Mitte was held last weekend in Hutchenhaussen, Germany. Tim Kunz (XRAY) took the overall TQ and the win in both 2WD and 4WD classes. Marcus Lubke came in second in both classes while Andre Welker in 2WD and Florian Welsch in 4WD rounded out the podium in third.