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Jody Long takes double wins at e-MNL Rd2

The second round of the Malaysian Electric National League (e-MNL) was held at The Dirt Bureau RC Raceway, 3StonePark, Malaysia last weekend. For the first time in Malaysia, this race was open which encourages participants from neighbouring countries to qualify on a Malaysian Ticket for the IFMAR World Championships. Although the track seemed visually simple, racers commented that it was all a deception as the technicalities were in the tricky combination jumps, pronounced chicanes, corners and table tops and a tempting long jump at the end of the back straights.

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6MIK Axium 4WD front buggy tyre

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6MIK have introduced their new Axium front tyre for 4WD buggy. As for the Axium 2WD tyre, his outside rounded pins make the tyre less aggressive into the corner and avoid flips due to the usual over-grip on such kind of surfaces. In the center, the different pattern of the pins increases the traction without disequilibrating the car. 6MIK’s OCC (Optimized Control Concept) inner structure has been the subject of a special attention to provide an extreme steering precision. Cornering jumps become easy, and… both sidewalls are different.

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VRP 1/10 & 1/8 V2 shock stand

See: Vision Racing Products

VRP have introduced their new V2 shock stand for both 1/10 and 1/8 off-road vehicles. This is a 3 piece shock stand like the previous stand and features a carbon fibre top and base, along with an aluminum center post. The new carbon top features slots to hang your shocks upside down to drain, as well as small pegs to hang your shock caps from to keep them clean. The carbon base features cutout pockets with felt pads and a small magnet on the front to hold items like your shock nuts. On the rear section of the base features a holographic VRP logo embedded within the carbon. The logo has a neat effect to it as it changes color at different angles, providing the ultimate bling.

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Brent Sianez doubles at March Turf Meltdown race


The March Turf Meltdown race was held at Radio Controlled Hobbies and Raceway in Waterbury, Connecticut. There were approximately 100 entries, with many of the fastest racers from the Connecticut, New York, New Jersey, and Rhode Island. The track is on the smaller size, with medium bite turf that is not entirely smooth (the turf was laid down on top of compacted dirt and is not perfectly flat). In both 13.5 4wd buggy and Mod 2wd buggy classes it was XRAY’s Brent Sianez who took the overall TQ and the win. In 13.5 4wd buggy Team Associated’s Scott Furtado and TLR’s Anthony Robles rounded out the top 3 while in Mod 2wd buggy, XRAY driver Blake Wazoch and TLR driver Anthony Mazara finished in second and third respectively.

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XRAY high-performance softshell jacket


XRAY have added the high-performance softshell jacket to their range of apparel. The high-performance softshell jacket is made from next-generation, high-tech softshell material that offers super-lightweight construction combined with durable water repellant finish and unsurpassed strength performance. The microfleece interior ensures excellent thermal retention and the highest degree of comfort. The jacket features two outer waist pockets and a lower adjustable cord that allows you to tighten the bottom of the jacket to keep out the wind. The high-performance softshell jacket comes emblazoned with stylish XRAY logo and graphics. The jacket is available in sizes from XS to XXXL and made in Slovakia, Europe.

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Muchmore metric Allen & nut tool tips

See: Muchmore Racing

Muchmore racing have introduced new tool tips for their Professional electric power driver. The metric Allen tool tips are available in 2.0 X 100mm , 2.5 X 100mm and 3.0 X 100mm while the metric nut tool tips are available in 5.5 X 100mm and 7.0 X 100mm.

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Jirka Mára joins SWORKz & TPRO

See: MW RC Cars

MW RC Cars have announced the signing of Jirka Mára to the teams SWORKz and TPRO. The Czech driver will attend all major local and regional events, as well as the Czech Nationals and some international races, running SWORKz 1/10 and 1/8 buggies with TPRO tyres. Jirka had the following to say:

“I am very happy to join the SWORKz team, where I will race 1/8 and 1/10 class. I will attend National and International races. I look forward to the first race, which is going to be a great experience with the new brand“

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Yardy & Williams take Silverstone Winter Series titles

See: Schumacher Racing

At Final round of the Silverstone Winter Series Tom Yardy took a comfortable 2WD win with his Schumacher KC and wrapped up the championship, ahead of team mates Danny McGee and Jack Neal. James Harrold won 4WD but a 2nd place for Greg Williams was enough for him to take the title, ahead of James, and Ian Mellish. Richard Miller won the truck championship ahead of Russel Lee and Daniel Gardner. Schumacher drivers Ben Pugh and Ben Smith won the 2WD under 16’s and under 13’s respectively. Tommy Hall won the 4WD juniors. Daniel Gardner and Oliver Nattress won the truck under 16’s and under 13’s.

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