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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. 

6MIK Magma 2.0 coming soon

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Coming soon from the French company 6MIK led by Sebastien Leonard is the Magma 2.0 tyre. No information about the new tyre for 1/8th buggies have leaked in the wake but detailed images and information about it should become available very soon.

Jean-Pierrick Sartel Optima-powered through to 2020

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6MIK have announced the signing of Jean-Pierrick Sartel to their Optima team for 2020. The 2018 Euro E-buggy Champion will not only use the Optima Tigre nitro engine on his SWORKz ride but also Optima products including Silicone oils, accessories and option parts during some major events in France.

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Erik Becerril teams up with 6MIK

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6MIK have announced the signing of the young and up-and-coming Spanish driver Erik Becerril Rodriguez to their team. E.Becerril will use 6MIK products including tyres and accessories with his Team Associated rides during the Spanish E-buggy championship but also at the the Nitro Buggy championship in the 2020 season.

Alexis Clement teams up with 6MIK

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6MIK have announced the signing of Alexis Clement to their team. The 2018 French National Champion will use 6MIK’s compounds on his ride for the 2020 season.

Stoffberg & Van Biljoen win at Zwartkops RC-X Champs Rd3

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The third round of the popular Zwartkops RC-X Championships was held at the Zwartkops Raceway in Centurion, South Africa. The event was held under extreme weather conditions with hot temperature values. Kyle Stoffberg (HB Racing/6MIK) was the man to beat in the Nitro Buggy class. He set the overall TQ by wining all qualifing rounds and he took the win in the 45-minute final from Jason Raath in 2nd and Justin Van Biljon (Mugen Seiki/6MIK) in 3rd. The 3rd place allow J.Van Biljon to be crowned 2019 Champion. Murray van Lelyveld (TLR/6MIK) set the TQ and brought home the win as well as the overall win in the championship in the Nitro Truggy class for the second time in a row. David Parkinson (Mugen Seiki) came in 2nd while Gavin Leiching (TLR/6MIK) rounded out the top 3 result.

Kyle Stoffberg teams up with 6MIK

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6MIK have announced the signing of Kyle Stoffberg to their team. The talented South African racer has won the 2018 RCX nitro buggy championship and the 2019 Zwarkops Nitro Buggy championship and he will use 6MIK products including tyres and Optima option parts on his HB Racing ride in the forthcoming season.

Kevin Michaudet joins HB Racing

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6MIK have announced that Kevin Michaudet has joined their team. The former Mugen Seiki racer was already using 6MIK tyres and now he will use the entire range of products of the French company including the HB Racing D819 Nitro Buggy powered by the Optima Tigre engine in 2020.