1/10 Offroad News

Ty Tessmann reports on INS

Race report by Ty Tessmann (XRAY):

This past weekend we attended the JConcepts INS Series Race at Hobby Action RC Raceway in Chandler, Arizona. The track layout was fast and flowing and developed small bumps which made it quite challenging, the water schedule was every hour for practice but then was changed to every 5 races which made seeding and qualifying very difficult if you happened to get a wet track. In practice my pace in all 3 vehicles I felt was very good and I had a lot of confidence going into the race.

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Slovakian 1/10 Buggy Nats Rd3 report

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The third round of Slovakian 1/10 Buggy Nationals was held last weekend in Kosice on a multi-surface and technical track with long straight. In qualifications the TQ went to went to Lacko Tóth (XRAY) in 4WD and to the local driver Adam Urban (TLR) in 2WD. The sun dried out the track and all the finals were run on dusty conditions resulting a very low traction. In 4WD finals Tóth took the win from Adam Urban in second and Roman Pavlus (XRAY) in third. In 2WD finals Urban was able to take the win in front of Pavlus while Michal Nagy came in third. In the 40+ category Roman Pavlus (XRAY) took the win in both the 2WD and 4WD classes.

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Davide Ongaro signs with T-Work’s

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T-Work’s have announced the signing of Davide Ongaro to their team. The multi-time Italiann National Champion will be using T-Work’s accessories, products and option parts in all of his Team Associated vehicles.

Exotek 22 4.0 titanium hinge pin set

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Exotek have introduced a set of titanium hinge pins for TLR 22 4.0. Precision machined from lightweight premium titanium, the set weighs only 11gr, almost half the weight of the stock pins. The full set of hinge pins are available for the front and rear inner and outer arms for 17.5 spec class buggies only.

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Yokomo Racing Performer M4 Stock & Modified motors

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Yokomo have introduced their new generation of Racing Performer M4 brushless motors optimized and designed for the Stock and Modified classes. The motor features an open stator design to maximize cooling performance and also to give max power from the start to the end of the race. The M4 will be available in Modified version with the extreme high power 3.5T and 4.5T motors offering superior performance compared to the M3 series and also in JMRCA Stock Spec with 13.5T and 21.5T motors. These motors come with a specially designed stator which produces a smoother and more powerful acceleration feeling. The M4 motors will be available at the end of July.

Swedish 1/10 buggy championship report

This past weekend the Swedish championship was held at the Örebro Radio Bil Club race track under very hot condition. The track is a very 90’s style dirt track, which always produces exciting racing in a different style than is the common norm today. After four intensive rounds of qualifying between Alexander Landén (XRAY) and Wilhelm Skjoldebrand (Team Associated), Skjoldebrand would slightly edge out Landén for the TQ spot in the last leg. 

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Neidhart SA 50 years anniversary: the success story

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Since 50 years Neidhart SA mark the RC history. In 1968 Rico Neidhart developped his own transmitters and laid the foundation stone of Neidhart SA. Neidhart started by distribuying some great brands like O.S Engines and the company became quickly the main distributor in Switzerland. Less than a decade later, Philippe Neidhart joined Neidhart SA and from then on he will create a dynamic based on the innovation of electrical products such as batteries, ESCs, chargers and and the development of new technologies. Team Orion was born. Team Orion will quickly reach heights winning numerous national and world titles. Watch the video below to know the following of the success story of Neidhart SA.

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Jörn Neumann sweeps German Nats warm-up

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The German Nationals warm-up was held at the MAC Eifel Elos club over the weekend. In the 2WD and 4WD Buggy classes it was Jörn Neumann (Schumacher) who took the overall TQ in both classes and also the wins. Luca Rau (Kyosho) and Michael Leupuschitz (Schumacher) rounded out the top 3 in 2WD while Rau finished again in second and Jens Becker (Xray) came in third in the 4WD class.

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