1/10 Offroad News

Oder Pomerania Cup 2017 Rd2 report

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Last weekend was held the second round of Oder Pomerania Cup 2017, one of bigest event in Poland at the RC Club Poznan track in Murowana Goślina near Poznan. Saturday it was planned few hours of practice and two rounds of qualification. Unfortunately, it’s rained whole day. After scattering sawdust, qualification rounds could start. In the 2WD Buggy Junior class it was Dawid who took the overall TQ while in the 4WD Buggy and Open Classes it was Dejan Bosnjakovic who took the TQ.

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Van Helmond & Briers win at Belgium buggy Nats Rd3

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Round three of the FBA 1/10 Belgium Nationals was held at the clay track of MAC Vlijmen in the Netherlands. A clear sky with burning hot sun made it a perfect day for some good and fast dirt racing. In 2wd it was Bruno Heremans who took the first win in qualifying, but with the win of the second and third round it was Wesley van Helmond who was able to take the overall TQ spot in 2wd. Putting Heremans on the second spot with behind him the car of Wouter Wynen. In 4wd It was Marco Briers who took the first and second qualification to put his car on the TQ spot. Van Helmond who took the third win saw himself on the second place on the grid with Nick Vranckx behind him.

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East Coast Race Against Cancer announcement

From 22 to 24 September, LCRC Raceway will host the 15th East Coast Race Against Cancer (RAC). The race will be held in 1/8 Nitro Buggy and Truggy, E-Buggy, 1/10 2WD and 4WD Buggy and SCT. Since 2001, this annual Remote Control Car charity race has raised over $131,000 for the American Cancer Society. Scott Siegel from the Racers Against Cancer Enterprises stated:

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Irish 1/10 National Rd2 report

Round two of the Irish 1/10 National Championship was held in Navan (nnn.ie) on the hottest day of the year with temperatures soaring to a high of 27°C. The astroturf track has recently had a lot of work done to it and it’s now smoother and more technical than ever. All of the usual championship contenders were present, including the returning Derek McCloskey who re-joined his teammate William White after missing round 1.

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Cragg & Martin win BRCA 1/10 Nats Rd3

Source: Neil Cragg (Facebook) 

Round three of the BRCA 1/10 Nationals was held at the Robin Hood Raceway over the weekend. Team Associated’s Neil Cragg would sweep the 2WD buggy class by TQing qualifying rounds and winning in in front of Yokomo’s Lee Martin in second and Schumacher driver Tom Yardy in third. With this win, Neil took an impressive 75th British national win! In 4WD Lee took the TQ and the win from Neil in second and Team C’s Craig Collinson in third.

XRAY Support @ XRS Germany

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XRAY have annouced that SMI Motorsport together with RC KleinKram will be present at the XRS Germany on 1st – 2nd July 2017 at Panik Race Way – Auf dem Schellerod, 53842 Troisdorf. Come get any spare parts you need for your car.

Team Associated B6 & B6D FT rear aluminum hubs

Team Associated have introduced the new Factory Team aluminum rear hubs for the B6 and B6D. Machined from high quality aluminum, the rear hubs are Factory Team blue anodized with laser etching to denote left and right sides. These optional parts offer the ability to run 67mm CVA bones for increased rear support under lower ride height conditions. Axle height is adjustable by using the existing plastic inserts that come with the stock rear hub.

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Pro-Line Wedge Stadium Truck 2.2″ front carpet tyres

Coming form Pro-Line and made for 2wd Stadium Truck are the Wedge T 2.2″ front carpet tyres. The Wedge T provides just the perfect amount of steering you need without being too aggressive. The Hook shaped pins of the Wedge provide all the steering you can handle without being grabby. Pro-Line’s Z compounds (Z3 Soft and Z4 Super Soft) provide unparalleled grip on a variety of surfaces used indoor (carpet, wood, cardboard, plastic, etc.) while still being long lasting. 

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