1/8 E-Buggy News

4thetop announce partnership with Mugen Seiki Europe

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4thetop have announced a partnership with Mugen Seiki Europe. 4thetop will develop and produce exclusive products in the future and all products that originate from this partnership will be distributed exclusively through Mugen Seiki Europe.

“We at 4theTop would like to thank Stefan Habbecke for the confidence in us.” – 4thetop

LRP welcome Andrea Leo

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LRP have announced the signing of italian driver Andrea Leo to their team. Andrea will reinforce LRP’s track site support with Andrea who will use an LRP iX8 V2 and Dynamic 8 powered Team Associated RC8B3.1e in the south of Italy.

“Andrea will help all LRP and AE customers with setups, updates and maintenance. He can be found at various southern Italian tracks almost every weekend. If you need support or a quick fix for any problem, please feel free to talk to him… and don’t forget to challenge him to a race as well!” – LRP

Fear Farm RC is in trouble and needs your help!

We received the following statement from Phoenix AZ racing community today announcing that Fear Farm RC is in trouble and ask for your help.

“A new disgruntled racer in the Phoenix AZ racing community has turned us in to the City of Phoenix for the drivers stands, and RD timing tower structure at fear farm. The facility failed to meet a few of the updated codes (last inspection was 2013) that meet ADA standards for the handicap accessible ramp, and a few other safety codes that have been updated within the last 4 years, and the facility is shut down until everything meets code and is approved for permits.

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Adam Drake talks about the MBX7R Eco’s clutch system

Mugen Seiki Racing driver Adam Drake is back with another video tutorial about the clutch system on the MBX7R Eco.

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David Ronnefalk’s Pro Tips: soft and/or hard suspension arms?

Source: David Ronnefalk’s Youtube channel

Tuesday is here and that means a new video is out for you guys. This week David Ronnefalk talks about the soft and/or hard suspension arms, when he uses them and what his thoughts are about them.

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JC Racing Products appointed as Imbue Motorsports distributor

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JC Racing Products have announced that they will take over distribution duties in the UK for Imbue Motorsports’ growing lineup of aftermarket upgrades and accessories. JC Racing will be carrying a full stock of Imbue products, including the forthcoming V4 pistons, making it much easier for UK racers to get their hands on Imbue’s upgrades.

Ogden & Drake win at JBRL Rd7

Source: JBRL “Jimmy Babcock Racing League” (Facebook)

Last weekend was held the seventh round of the JBRL at Palm Desert RC Raceway. Mugen’s Adam Drake would dominate qualifying by TQ’ing all three classes. In Expert Buggy, Mugen driver Cole Ogden ended up taking the win from Drake and Kyosho’s Colin Herzig, in second and third respectively.

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Ryan Lee wins at Sun Hobby Cup

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This past week-end was held the Sun Hobby Cup in South Korea. Newly RC Concept driver, TestedRC owner Ryan Lee took a great win in the Pro Buggy Class using the MC5X for the first time. Han Young Jeon came in second and Kim Jae Kyun in third. Han Young Jeon also took the overall TQ and the win in E-buggy.