1/8 Offroad News

Sebastian Winterstein crowned Bavarian Champion

See: Mugen Seiki Europe

This past weekend was held the Bavarian Championship at the BC Mitterkeith track. In Nitro Buggy Sebastian Winterstein (Mugen) took the win by a lap from Tim Kraus (SWORKz) in second and Guido Erler (HB Racing) in third.

Drake & Bornhorst win at the 2018 Southern Indoor Nationals

See: Pro-Line

The 2018 Southern Indoor Nationals were held at the Ike Hamilton Expo indoor track in West Monroe, Louisiana over the weekend. Cole Ogden (HB Racing) took the overall TQ in Pro Nitro Buggy while Ryan Lutz (Tekno) was able to take the TQ in both Pro Electric Buggy and Pro Nitro Truggy. In the 45 minutes Pro Nitro Buggy final it was Adam Drake (Mugen) who grabbed the win from Joe Bornhorst (Tekno) in second and C.Ogden in third. In Pro E-Buggy it was J.Bornhorst who took the win by winning A1 and A2 in front of his teammate R.Lutz in second while Tyler Hooks (Tekno) came in third. In 45 minutes Pro Nitro Truggy Joe Bornhorst brought home the win from C.Ogden and Brandon Rose (Serpent) in second and third respectively.

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XRAY appoints new distributor in Poland


XRAY have appinted RCTitan as new distributor in Poland. RCTitan will distribute the XRAY off-road products to hobby shops in Poland and will provide support and service for all XRAY customers at all major off-road races in the country.

Modelsport International race 2018 announcement

Source: Modelsport Srbija

The Modelsport International race 2018 will be held September 22th to 23th at the Modelsport Racing offroad track in Serbia. Drivers from Bulgaria, Croatia, Slovenia and Serbia are expected at the event that will be held in three classes including the Nitro buggy, the E-buggy and the Truggy classes. More information can be found here.

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Twister RC 7PX transmitter skins

See: Twister RC

Following the release of transmitter skins for the Sanwa M17, Twister RC have unveiled new skin stickers for the Futaba 7PX transmitter. Designed to protect and customize your transmitter, the skin stickers come in six metallochrome colors including green, blue, pink, red, purple and orange with nice patterns and matching colors. The 7PX transmitter skins come including a screen protector and the instruction manual.

Sneak peak of the new Pro-Line Invader tyre

Source: Ty tessmann (Facebook)

Ty tessmann has released a sneak peek of the newest Pro-Line’s rubber creation named Invader. The tyre features a long wear tread pattern and his tread design mixes diamond pins and micro pins near the sidewalls. The Invader is developed for high grip and abrasive surfaces and provide a super smooth drive.

Ricardo Monteiro wins at Portuguese 1/8 buggy Nats Rd4

See: REDS Racing

The fourth round of the Portuguese 1/8 buggy National was held at Ortigosa track over the weekend. In the 45 minutes final João Figueiredo (Kyosho) was leading the race and got bumped in the air when he was lapping a car. As soon as the car hit the floor the engine stop with the impact allowing Ricardo Monteiro (Mugen) to take the lead and the win from unlucky J.Figueiredo in second and Gonçalo Melo (TLR) in third.

Hong Nor 77mm exhaust hanger wire

See: Hong Nor

Hong Nor have introduced the new 77mm exhaust hanger wire for Nitro Buggy and Truggy. This high-tensile steel exhaust mounting wire allows easy mounting of muffler and offers the necessary flexibility to avoid breaking the exhaust during heavy impacts.