1/8 E-Buggy News

T-Work’s MBX8 front track width adj. spacers

See: T-Work’s Products

T-Work’s have introduced new front track width adjusment spacers for the Mugen MBX7/R and MBX8. Machined from high-quality aluminium, they come black anodised and laser-etched for easy identification. They are available in sets of 0.5mm and 0.75mm thick.

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2018 Extreme RPM Series Rd1 report

See: Thunder Alley RC Raceway (Facebook)

The first round of the 2018 Extreme RPM series kicked off at the Thunder Alley RC Raceway last weekend. Weather was cool and cloudy and the track was hooked up all day long. The even was held in several nitro and electric off-road classes.

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Kilic brothers win at BIG Hamburg race

This past weekend the BIG Hamburg club held their 35 year anniversary race at their large outdoor dirt track in Germany. The classes run were 1/8 Nitro Buggy and E-Buggy and in 1/8 Nitro Buggy Burak Kilic (Agama) took the win from Maik Wiesweg (Mugen) and Jan Sievert (Agama) in second and third respectively. In E-Buggy it was Berkan Kilic (Agama) who took the win in front of Burak in second and Florian Müller (Mugen) in third.

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Culmsee & Fransden win at Danish Nats Rd1

Source: Pelle Culmsee RC Racer (Facebook)

The Skanderborg RC club hosted the first round of the Danish Nationals. Pelle Culmsee (HB Racing) was able to take the overall TQ in E-buggy, Nitro buggy and nitro truggy classes. In E-buggy Culmsee took easely the win from Ole Klinge in second and Aske Reipurth in third.

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Nickels & Meijer win at NRW Cup Rd1

See: MW RC-Cars

The opening round of the NRW Cup was held in Kürten, Germany this past weekend. In the 1/8th Nitro Buggy class it was Jan Nickels (SWORKz) with the win from Rene van Schaijk (Mugen) on the runner-up spot. Sander van Genechten (XRAY) would round out the top 3 result. In the 1/8th E-buggy class it was Colin Meijer (Serpent) who took the win in front of van Genechten in second.

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Marc De Zwart TQs & wins at South Cup Rd1

Last weekend was held the first round of the South Cup at the MRC Oberaich Racing Circuit in Austria. In the 1/8 E-Buggy class Marc De Zwart (TLR) took the overall TQ and after three A-Finale he took also the win in front of Jan Kruisz (TLR) in second and Christian Freigassner (HB Racing) in third.

Thanks to Thomas Stuck for the report.

452 Raceway Grand Opening report

The 452 grand opening was held this past weekend. Everyone had a great time all weekend and organizers hope to do it again in the mear future, so keep on the lookout for upcoming races at 452 Raceway.

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XTR appoints EBIS Australia as new distributor

See: XTR Racing

XTR Racing have announced that EBIS Australia have been appointed as their official distributor for the World Champion XTR products including the new David Ronnefalk V2 Signature line of oils. Products are due to arrive in the Land Down Under early June. For all retail and wholesale enquiries, visit their web store here or email them at info@ebisaustralia.com.au