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Figueiredo & Monteiro confirmed at the Buggy Summer Cup

See: Hot Race Tyres

Hot Race Tyres have announced that Portuguese frontrunners João Figueiredo and Ricardo Monteiro will attend the first edition of the Buggy Summer Cup 2k18 by HotRace. The event will count for top25 ranking and 8 drivers of top 25 will race at the Pista off road Gli Archi near from Naples. Drivers in the Invitational class will be ranked in the Top 25/50 drivers and based on the final ranking of the Italian national championship. There are still 3 places available in Nitro Class and 2 in Brushless class. Hurry and secure your place!

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Drake & Bornhorst win at the 2018 Southern Indoor Nationals

See: Pro-Line

The 2018 Southern Indoor Nationals were held at the Ike Hamilton Expo indoor track in West Monroe, Louisiana over the weekend. Cole Ogden (HB Racing) took the overall TQ in Pro Nitro Buggy while Ryan Lutz (Tekno) was able to take the TQ in both Pro Electric Buggy and Pro Nitro Truggy. In the 45 minutes Pro Nitro Buggy final it was Adam Drake (Mugen) who grabbed the win from Joe Bornhorst (Tekno) in second and C.Ogden in third. In Pro E-Buggy it was J.Bornhorst who took the win by winning A1 and A2 in front of his teammate R.Lutz in second while Tyler Hooks (Tekno) came in third. In 45 minutes Pro Nitro Truggy Joe Bornhorst brought home the win from C.Ogden and Brandon Rose (Serpent) in second and third respectively.

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XRAY appoints new distributor in Poland

See: XRAY

XRAY have appinted RCTitan as new distributor in Poland. RCTitan will distribute the XRAY off-road products to hobby shops in Poland and will provide support and service for all XRAY customers at all major off-road races in the country.

Modelsport International race 2018 announcement

Source: Modelsport Srbija

The Modelsport International race 2018 will be held September 22th to 23th at the Modelsport Racing offroad track in Serbia. Drivers from Bulgaria, Croatia, Slovenia and Serbia are expected at the event that will be held in three classes including the Nitro buggy, the E-buggy and the Truggy classes. More information can be found here.

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Jean-Pierrick Sartel crowned E-buggy Euro Champ

See: Aigoin Racing

The 2018 EFRA E-buggy European Championship was held at the CARCA track in Noeux-les-Mines, France over the weekend. Jean-Pierrick Sartel (XRAY) was the man to beat. JP. Sartel would sweep the event by taking the overall TQ and the win from Davide Ongaro (Team Associated) in second and Thomas Musso (HB Racing) in third.

Twister RC 7PX transmitter skins

See: Twister RC

Following the release of transmitter skins for the Sanwa M17, Twister RC have unveiled new skin stickers for the Futaba 7PX transmitter. Designed to protect and customize your transmitter, the skin stickers come in six metallochrome colors including green, blue, pink, red, purple and orange with nice patterns and matching colors. The 7PX transmitter skins come including a screen protector and the instruction manual.

Sneak peak of the new Pro-Line Invader tyre

Source: Ty tessmann (Facebook)

Ty tessmann has released a sneak peek of the newest Pro-Line’s rubber creation named Invader. The tyre features a long wear tread pattern and his tread design mixes diamond pins and micro pins near the sidewalls. The Invader is developed for high grip and abrasive surfaces and provide a super smooth drive.

RC Discharger 40Amps resistor bank for iCharger Duo

See: RC Discharger

American brand RC Discharger have introduced his first product in the form of a 40Amps resistor bank and a stand for charger and power supply (in option) for the iCharger Duo. The resistor bank can discharge LiPos from 1S to 10S without heat up thanks to its box enclosure. Ready and easy to use, it sports a clean and neat design with short wires. The resistor bank also save room, time and optimize space with our charger stand. Available now, it comes in 6 colors and has a 90 day warranty.

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