1/8 E-Buggy News

NEMO Racing official 2020 NR logo team shirt

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UK company NEMO Racing have added the new official 2020 NR logo team shirt to their line of apparel. The black T-shirt is made from high-quality fabric and sports a large NR logo on the rear and small NR logo on the left breast pocket. The front side is blank for easy personalisation of your other favourite brands, whilst still maintaining the factory look.

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XRAY XB8E’20 E-buggy coming soon


XRAY have announced the soon release of the XB8E 2020 E-buggy. No information about the new kit have leaked in the wake but detailed images and information about the vehicle should become available very soon.

6MIK Optima 1/8th multi-function support blocks

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6MIK have introduced a new multi-function support blocks for 1/8th Nitro Buggies and E-buggies. Machined from high-quality aluminum, the tools come red anodized and sports silver chamfered edges. The handy support block features two sides. The 35mm side is ideal to set up the droop as well as the ride height while the 25mm side allows to adjust the camber and toe. As multi-function tool, it also makes it possible to hold two shock absorbers during filling and also support a differential before closing while a slot allows to secure your cell phone to watch video or live during your spare time. The multi-function support blocks are ideal for use with the new ride height and droop adjustment tool and come in set of 2-piece.

6MIK Optima 1/8th ride height & droop adjustment tool

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6MIK have introduced a new ride height and droop adjustment tool for 1/8th Nitro Buggies and E-buggies. Allowing to adjust the ride height easily and precisely, the tool is machined from high-quality aluminium and comes red anodized while white markings are laser- etched for quick and easy adjustment. The droop adjustment tool features graduation between 10 and 45 mm and allows to set the droop from +10 to -15 mm thanks the 35mm Optima car stand of 6MIK wheel positioned under the chassis.

Giuseppe Tescione joins HB Racing

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HB Racing have announced the signing of Italian racer Giuseppe Tescione to their team for 2020. G.Tescione will use the new D819 RS 1/8th Nitro Buggy as well as the E819 1/8th E-buggy and will be representing HB Racing in the Italian Championship and in some major international events and GPs.

Pedro Gomes doubles at TDL finale

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The third and final round of the TDL (Trofeu Distrital de Leiria) was held in Ortigosa-Leiria, Portugal. Pedro Gomes (XRAY/FX Engines/Pro Fuel/Hot race Tyres) would sweep the race, taking the win in both the Nitro Buggy and the E-buggy classes. Miguel Santos cam in 2nd and João Nabais Silva (Mugen Seiki) in 3rd in the Nitro Buggy final. Carlos Fonseca (Kyosho/Maxima Mx/Hot race Tyres) came in 2nd and Miguel Angelo in 3rd in E-buggy. Overall, Gonçalo Melo (TLR/O.S engines) is crowned in both classes. P.Gomes and M.Santos completed the top 3 overall in Nitro Buggy, P.Gomes and M.Angelo rounding out the podium results in E-buggy.

Patrick Auvinet Jr. teams up with XRAY


XRAY have announced the signing of the French racer Patrick Auvinet Jr. to their team. The French rising star will be racing the XRAY XB2, XB4 and XB8 platforms at the French Championship as well as in some international events in 2020.

SWORKz adjustable ride height & shock length gauges


SWORKz have introduced two new adjustable ride height gauge as well as a shock length gauge for 1/10th and 1/8th off-road vehicles. The adjustable ride height gauges are machined from high-quality aluminium and come black anodised with metallic red details and sports laser-engraved markings to allow for easy reading of the selected ride height values. Available in 14-20mm for 1/10th and 20-30mm for 1/8th vehicles, their twist-design allows to easily adjust ride height adjustment in precise 1mm increments.

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