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KO Propo EX-RR ST2 2.4GHz radio

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KO Propo have introduced the new EX-RR ST2 2.4GHz 4-channel radio. Based on the EX-RR radio, The EX-RR ST2 radio features a new angle sensor which was particular about the durability and the feeling of operation for both steering and throttle. It prevents deterioration of durability and operational feeling due to wear, which can be said to be the problem of contact sensors. Along with smooth operation feeling by smoother sliding, the new sensor realize high durability that is approximately 100 times compared with the prior sensor. Therefore, the best feeling of operation can be maintained for a long time and in addition, the new sensor outputs a more linear signal to the transmitter.

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T-Work’s MP10 brass A & B rear hub inserts

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T-Work’s have introduced new brass rear hub inserts for the Kyosho MP10. Machined from high-quality brass, the parts come laser-engraved for easy identification. The heavy duty hub inserts lower the MP10’s overall centre of gravity for improved performance. The A & B rear hub inserts are available as pair.

Team Associated, Reedy & Factory Team track banners

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Team Associated have introduced new banners for Team Associated, Reedy and Factory Team. These new banners sport a bold design and they are available in vinyl (black background) and cloth (blue background) versions. The vinyl banners come in 48’x24′ while the cloth banners come in two lengths, 48’x24′ and 96’x24′.

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JQ Racing appoint Scott Walker as UK Team Rep

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JQ Racing continues to expand and establish team representatives to better assist with their growing worldwide team and for this purpose they have announced that Scott Walker has been appointed as Team representative for UK. Scott Walker has been racing for JQ for 4 years within the UK and Europe. He will be working with the current drivers in the UK and also he will also start helping to establish team reps in mainland Europe to assist JQ’s team drivers in the various countries there.

“Scott has been a great brand ambassador for JQRacing and we look forward to working with him in this exciting, challenging new role.”

7075.it MP10 aluminium rear hubs

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7075.it have introduced new aluminium rear hubs for the Kyosho MP10. Machined from high-quality 7075 T6 aluminium, the parts come black anodised while a hard-coated surface treatment ensures great durability. The rear hubs are compatible with the standard eccentric inserts and bearings.

RCParts appointed as New Zealand distributor for Ultimate Racing

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Modelix Racing have announced that RCParts have been appointed as Ultimate Racing distributor for New Zealand. Mark Johnston from RCParts has the following to say:

“RCParts.co.nz is proud to add Ultimate Racing products to our product line up. We are always looking to bring racers in New Zealand high quality products to enhance your race weekend! Ultimate Racing line of products will achieve this goal and we look forward to seeing the products at the local races in NZ.”

RCGP Fehring Austria: RC2 entries open

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The first ever RCGP is just around the corner, from May 3rd to 5th in Manila, Philippines. The second race weekend will be held at the magnificent Fehring facility in Austria from June the 7th to the 9th. The entry for the RC2 class, and first race of the 2 race RC2 Euro Series, is now open here. More information about the race can be found here while information about the race format is available here.

Matt Chambers joins REDS electric team

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REDS Racing have announced the signing of Matt Chambers to their Factory electric team. M.Chambers is a former State, Regional, and National Champion as well as a A-Main finisher at some of the major 1/10th Electric and 1/8th Nitro races in the United States. His impressive career accomplishments include ROAR national championship in 2wd stock, 18x ROAR Modified Nationals A-Main finalist including 3 years in a row finishing top 5 in 2wd Modified with the highlight of qualifying 1st debuting the TLR 22 at The ROAR Nationals. M.Chambers will also be running REDS nitro engines as well where he is extremely competitive finishing with many state and regional titles in the buggy and truggy classes.