1/8 E-Buggy News

HRC Dual Star Pro multi-chemistry charger

See: HRC Distribution

HRC Distribution have introduced the HRC Racing Dual Star Pro AC/DC multi-chemistry charger with LiHV mode. The HRC Racing Dual Star Pro charger features two output ports with both 200W power, as well as a USB output for your smartphone or any other USB device you may need in your pit. The built in power supply offers 400W and is enough to power both ports with all the power they need. All is built on the most compact size possible. Fully 20A charge current will offer unlimited power and performance to your batteries while racing.

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Reedy-R hooded sweatshirt

Team Associated have new apparel available in the form of the Reedy-R hooded sweatshirt.The hoodie features a 50/50 cotton and polyester blend to cut the chill and sports the iconic Reedy Powered logo across the front and rear lower corner, making it perfectly suitable for the track or daily wear.

See: Team Associated

Ruddog red stuff O-ring grease

See: Ruddog Distribution

Coming from Ruddog is their new red stuff O-ring grease. Developed to protect silicone seals from swelling under the influence of silicone oils while offering a smooth feeling for improved performance at the same time, the lubricant is usable on O- and X-ring seals of shock absorbers, differentials and many more. The grease has proven its performance in many tests carried by the Ruddog team and it comes in a 10ml syringe for easy application.

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XRAY XB8 5 Dots front progressive springs

XRAY have introduced new front progressive springs for their XB8. These springs are slightly progressive, but under more compression they change characteristics to become more linear. This gives an excellent feeling & feedback in all different track conditions.

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Drake & Westergaard win at 2017 Toys for Tots race

See: Mugen Seiki Racing

Last weekend was held the 2017 Toys for Tots race at Palm Desert RC Raceway, california. Mugen Seiki driver Adam Drake took the overall TQ in Pro Buggy and the win in the 25 minute final from his teammate Anthony Westergaard in second and Team Associated driver Richard Saxton in third. Anthony brought home the win in E-buggy.

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Ben Sterling joins T-Work’s

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T-Work’s have announced the signing of Australian driver Ben Sterling to their team which already has Ben Panic. Ben will use T-Work’s products at the Australian Nationals and at many big events in Australia such as the Victorian State Titles and Queens Cup that Ben has won this year.

HotRace Tyres introduce new revised sidewalls

See: Hot Race Tyres

Our friends at HotRace tyres have introduced new outer sidewalls for their line of 1/8 buggy tyres. The new sidewalls are more reinforced than before, and the new structure allows to have a great performance and less tire wear also in super hot conditions. The tyres with new sidewalls will be available already from this week.

Berton & Ongaro win at KRacing Winter Edition 2017

The first edition of the KRacing Winter Edition race was held at La Nucia track in Spain tis past weekend. After intensive rounds of qualifying between Team Associated driver Davide Ongaro and Mugen Seiki driver Robert Batlle it was Davide who took the overall TQ in both nitro buggy and E-buggy. In the 45 minute nitro buggy final Kyosho’s Riccardo Berton coming from the fourteenth spot on the grid will surprise everyone by taking the lead and the win from Ongaro in second and João Figueiredo in third. In E-buggy Ongaro took his revenge by winning the first two finals and thus the overall win. Batlle in second and Tekno’s Alex Zanchettin in third rounded out the top 3.