1/8 E-Buggy News

SWORKz Apollo 1/8 E-buggy RTR coming soon

Coming soon from SWORKz is the Apollo 1/8 E-buggy RTR. No information and even no image are available yet but we bring you more information as soon as they will be available.

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Herts Nitro Winter Series Rd2 report

Almost 100 drivers attended the second round of the Nitro Winter Series. It would be a long day with 8 heats and three rounds. The track was in great condition thanks to the HNMC track team again. Qualifying would go to Darren Bloomfield in Nitro buggy, to Rob Cockcroft in Nitro Truggy and to George Miller in E-buggy. The club decided to run 20 minute finals as this was just possible and thanks to all the racers for their quick turn rounds for transfers and marshalling. In Nitro buggy SWORKz driver Jack Embling took the win from HB Racing’s Oliver Currie in second and Agama’s Darren Bloomfield in third. Rob Cockcroft grabbed the win in Nitro Truggy from Oliver Talbot and Nicky Knights in second and third respectively. In E-Buggy it was George Miller who took the win while Pona Vasipoulos and Josh Johnson rounded out the top 3.

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ARRMA Typhon 6S BLX 4WD RTR speed buggy

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ARRMA have introduced the new Typhon 6S BLX 4WD RTR speed buggy. The Typhon is powered by BLX4074 2050kV brushless motor and Waterproof BLX185 ESC deliver blistering power, especially when they’re paired with two 3S LiPo batteries. It features all-new adjustable oil- lled shocks with 4 mm shafts boost durability, stronger front arms, bulkheads and front/rear chassis braces and a larger radio box. dBoots Exabyte tires on multi split-spoke wheels get you where you need to go, regardless of condition. The buggy comes Ready-to-Run including TTX300 2.4GHz 3-channel radio and a new bodyshell with a new blue and silver paint scheme.

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SWORKz S35E centre chassis reinforcements

SWORKz have introduced two chassis reinforcements for the S35E, S35-TE, Zeus and Apollo. The reinforcements are made in aluminium and brass 20 grams heavier and stand between the rear and front chassis braces. They will protect the centre driveshaft without modify the chassis flex.

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Shin Adachi joins T-Work’s

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T-Work’s have announced the signing of Japan’s Shin Adachi to their team. Yokomo’s team manager and also Serpent driver in the 1/8 class will use T-Work’s products in its vehicles. Shin has the following to say about the deal:

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Lunsford RC8 B3.1 titanium turnbuckle set & pillow balls

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Lunsford Racing have introduced new titanium turnbuckle set and pillow balls for the Team Associated RC8 B3.1 and RC8 B3.1e. Designed to replace the kit’s standard steel turnbuckles, the 4-piece set includes lightweight yet durable links. The set includes two 4mm x 50mm titanium turnbuckles (Steering) and two 5mm x 38mm titanium turnbuckles (Rear Camber).

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Winter is Coming race announcement

The last race of the season, “Winter is Coming” will be held on the 28nd and 29nd of October at Model Auto Club Helmond astro turf track in the Netherlands. The race will be run in 1/8 nitro and electric classes. More information can be found on Facebook and registration are available here.

HRC Racing Dual Star PRO charger teaser

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HRC Racing have announced that their new Dual Star PRO charger will be release in December. The charger will enlarge the current range of HRC Star charger, Star-Lite Charger and Dual-Star Charger, with a powerful dual 200W / 20A output charger in both AC and DC modes. It also features a LiHV battery mode, and a smart USB output for your smartphone or any other USB device.