1/8 Offroad News

Aigoin Racing appointed as Runner Time distributor in France

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Aigoin Racing have announced that they had been appointed as Runner Time distributor in France. Yannick Aigoin’s company added to his catalog the popular Italian fuel as well as products such as After run oil, bearing oil, air filter oil and cleaning gum. Aigoin Racing will also provide support and service for all customers at all major off-road races in the country. 

T-Work’s introduce new titanium screw sets

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T-Work’s have introduced a new range of titanium screw sets. Available as UFO and countersink head sets, the sets include high-quality 64 grade titanium screws. The UFO head titanium screws are available in 2mm x 4mm, 2mm x 6mm and 2mm x 8mm in sets of 5-piece and 10-piece while the titanium countersink screws are also available in 2mm x 4mm, 2mm x 6mm and 2mm x 8mm but only in set of 10-piece.

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HNMC Winter Series Rd6 report

The new year started as it ended with a busy day! The sixth round of the HNMC Winter Series was held in mild weather conditions and attracted 74 drivers. Callum Niblett (XRAY) set the overall TQ in the Nitro Buggy class while Richard Miller (Kyosho/AKA) and Less Reeder (XRAY/O.S.Engines/Pro-Line Racing) took the TQ in E-buggy and Nitro Truggy respectively. Lewis Jones (Team Associated/Alpha Plus/JConcepts) brought home the win in the Nitro Buggy final from Top Qualifier holder C.Niblett in second while Simon Reeves (HB Racing/Shoot Fuel/Hot Race Tyres) came in third.

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6MIK Magma 2.0 1/8th buggy tire

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6MIK have introduced the new Magma 2.0 tire for 1/8th Buggies and E-buggies. Design for hard packed, low traction tracks in mind, the Magma 2.0 tire features 3320 pins to offer a great driving precision with a gain of steering without losing rear-end stability. The new carcass is based on the Barracuda tire but Improved to insure a great precision, a limited centrifugation effect and provide better cornering ability. The pins are triangle-shaped while their size and space between each other is optimized to provide the best ground surface as well as clearance compromise. In the middle features perpendicular free space lines to assure maximum traction while the pins en the sidewalls offer more grip in corners. The X inter-pins design provides more control and traction even if if track is a bit dusty. 

T-Work’s introduce new Hyspin ball bearing sets

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T-Work’s have introduced a six new sets of Hyspin ball bearings for popular 1/8th buggies, E-buggies and Truggies on the market. Featuring both rubber and metal shields, the Hyspin ball bearings offer good combination between reduced drag and great durability. The Hyspin ball bearings are available in set of 24-piece for the Kyosho Inferno MP9 TKI3/TKI4, MP10 and MP10T as well as a set of 22-piece for the Inferno MP9E, a set of of 24-piece for the Mugen Seiki MBX8/T and a set of 22-piece for the MBX8 Eco. Also available for the SWORKz S35-3 and the Team Associated RC8B3.1 are two sets of 28-piece.

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JQ Ultimate-powered For 2020 & beyond

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JQRacing founder Joseph Quagraine has signed a deal with Spanish Modelix, to run the Ultimate range of O.S manufactured racing engines 2020 and beyond. The deal is also an extension of the JQRacing endorsement of the Modelix product range, with BeachRC in USA already supplying JQRacing team drivers with the items. Now the team is more unified, with JQRacing using and promoting Ultimate Engines, Nitrolux Fuel, and Ultimate Oils and Accessories.

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T-Work’s lightweight pit mat

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T-Work’s have introduced a new lightweight pit mat. Weighing only 260g, the newly-designed pit mat offers a large 1200x600mm anti-slip surface, perfect for a pit table or your work area. The anti-skid construction is long-lasting as well as durable, making the it lightweight and very easy to pack.

Aaron Dexter teams up with JQ Racing

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JQ Racing have announced the signing of Aaron Dexter to their Australian team. Aaron had a very good 2019 capping it off with a third place finish in a very competitive RC2 class at the USA RCGP held at Thunder Alley in California. The young racer plans to race both in Australia and internationally.

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