1/8 Offroad News

REDS welcome back Cody King

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REDS Racing have announced the return of former World Champ Cody King to their team. After Kyosho, C.King rebuilds a package with which he knew his golden hours. More importantly, his father Paul will be there to support him and together return to the tracks where he can have fun again. #thereturn

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SWORKz S35-T carbon fibre arm inserts

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SWORKz have introduced new carbon arm inserts for the S35-T, S350T and Zeus. Both rear and front arm inserts are made from 1.5mm high-quality carbon fibre and allow to change the flex and twist in the arm to tune the ride to match track conditions.

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Team Associated RC8B3.1 underdrive differential gear set

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Team Associated have introduced a set of underdrive differential gears for the RC8B3.1 and RC8B3.1e.This gear set for V3 differentials is great for low traction tracks. The underdrive gear set slows down the rear tyre rotation compared to the front, making it more stable on low grip surfaces. The set comes including 42T ring gear and 12T pinion gear.

HB Racing D819 Nitro Buggy Coming Soon

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HB Racing have released a teaser image of the forthcoming D819 1/8 Nitro Buggy. No information about the new kit have leaked in the wake but detailed images and information about the vehicle should become available very soon.

T-Work’s RC8B3.1 integrated switch system

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T-Work’s have introduced new integrated switch system for the Team Associated RC8B3.1. The switch system is integrated in a receiver plate made from high-quality carbon fibre. The switch system is simple to use and reliable; it features a loose jumper wire that turns the system on when plugged in.

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Joseph Quagraine TQs & Wins at Vietnam International Open Race 2019

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Last weekend was held the Vietnam International Open Race 2019 at the Vietnam L.A track in Can Giuoc, near Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon). The race attracted local racers and also some top guns such as Joseph Quagraine (JQ Racing) and Yuichi Kanai (Kyosho). JQ was able to grab the TQ and took a commanding victory in the hour-long nitro buggy final by a lap from Thailand driver Paphon Chanyasak (Mugen) while Y.Kanai would take third a further lap down.

Carlos Durães signs with 6MIK

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6MIK have announced the signing of Portuguese driver Carlos Durães to their team. Serpent driver who uses 6MIK tyres since the 2018 Euros will continues to use them during the 2019 season at the Portuguese championship and also in some major events in Europe. C.Durães had the following to say:

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Entries open for HB Racing European Race Days

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World Champion brand HB Racing have announced that the entries are open for their European Race Days. The event will be held at the famous ARCF42 track near Lyon, France from 5th to 7th April. The race will be held in the Nitro Buggy and E-buggy classes exclusively with HB Racing rides. Spec tyres (HB Racing Megabite, Compound Yellow) will be included in the entry. Friday is free practice and the racing is on Saturday & Sunday. To register to the race please click here.