1/8 E-Buggy News

JQRacing BE carbon fibre sideguards & hardware kit

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JQRacing have introduced new carbon fibre sideguards as well as a hardware kit for the THECar Black Edition Nitro Buggy and eCar. Previously only available for THE100 the sideguards are made in Italy from high-quality carbon fibre and come with the screws and washers needed for the mounting.

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Ethan Lefebvre TQs & wins at Thornhill club race

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The Thornhill Racing Circuit hosted another club race in Hutto, Texas. The event attracted more than 70 entries and in the E-Buggy class it was Ethan Lefebvre (XRAY/Hobbywing/Pro-Line Racing) who set the overall TQ and then brought home the win from Chris Allison (Tekno RC) in second and Chris Marrant (HB Racing/Mx Engines/AKA) in third.

MOD 5th & 8th Scale Champs report

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The MOD 5th & 8th scale championships were held at the famous Fear Farm R/C Raceway in Phoenix, Arizona over the weekend. The event attracted almost 150 entries this time not only racing 1/5th but also 1/8th classes. In the 1/8th Pro Nitro Buggy it was Ryan Maifield (Mugen Seiki/Maxima Engines/JConcepts) who set the overall TQ and brought home the win from Spencer Rivkin (Team Associated/Mx Maxima/ JConcepts) in second and Tanner Denney (Mugen Seiki/Bullitt/Pro-Line Racing) in third.

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SWORKz Team Wear belt

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SWORKz have added a new belt to their Team Wear collection. Available in red and white, the belt is made of a tough, durable and stretch material with a slider buckle for one-size-fits-all adjustability while the belt is secured with a metal buckle signed off with the SWORKz logo. The belts can be easily cut off to the requested length and they come in a presentation box.

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HRC Racing Transporter car bag

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HRC Distribution have introduced the new HRC Racing transporter bag for 1/10th and 1/8th vehicles. Measuring 46x32cm, the bag is perfect to carry your ride and protect it from dirt. A thin bottom plate to makes it more stable while a strap offers additional attachment for your car. The backbag function allows to carry your ride on your back and have your arms free to carry more.

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XactRC OGIO bag box sets

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XactRC have introduced the 4 and 5 box sets to go along with the original 3 box set for OGIO travel bags. Made from the same 3mm corrugated plastic as the 3 box set for durability and reliability while traveling to club races or overseas. The new sets are oriented in a vertical direction to fully utilize the width of the bag right at the taper along with depth up to the zipper line. With this design, there is still room above the zipper line and taper line to store additional products/items.

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VP-Pro Gripz Evo 1/8th buggy tyre

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VP-Pro have introduced the new Gripz Evo tyre for 1/8th buggy. The Gripz is a mini square pin tire that works on nearly every track surface, from damp or muddy loam to dry and dusty hard packed blue grooves. This light weight tire excels at qualifying when speed and agility is the main concern. The small evenly spaced lugs allows it to cut through dust, clean out in wet conditions, and skim over bumps and ruts without causing traction rolling that larger pin tires are notorious for. For the ultimate grip under most conditions, the Gripz Evo is available in 5 new compounds.

Pro-Line Mach 10 1/8th black wheels

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Pro-Line Racing have introduced the new Mach 10 black wheels for 1/8th buggies. The Mach 10 features 10 aggressive spokes that will make your off-road bash buggy look fast even sitting still. Designed with the same overall size and strength as our full-race Velocity wheels, the Mach 10 wheels are capable of taking a beating and coming back for more. The Mach 10 wheels have a 17mm hex and are made from a single molded piece of high-quality Nylon proudly produced by Pro-Line in the USA!

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