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Agama A215T 1/8 Truck preview


Hot off the (Stiletto’d) heels of the IFMAR Worlds, Agama have been busy, turning their attentions to the N.American market, announcing the release of their new 1/8 Truck, the A215T.

Nemo Racing’s talisman Jon Hazlewood said, “This is the A215T, which we have been getting ready for quite some time now.

Its a really big step forward for us over the previous A8T, we are really proud of it. Truck is in production now and should be available world wide in 6 weeks”



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Under the Hood: Darren Bloomfield


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Chassis: Agama A215
Engine: Bullitt B-220
Fuel: Piranha
Tyres: Beta
Radio & Servos: Ko Propo
Body & Wing: Stock & Beta lexan wing
Weight: 3413g (No Fuel)
Event: 2016 IFMAR 1/8 Offroad World Championships

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Under the E-Hood: Darren Bloomfield


Darren Bloomfield (UK), 27

Chassis: Agama A215E
Motor: Tekin Redline T8 GEN2 2050kv
Speedo:  Tekin RX8 GEN2
Tyres: Beta
Batteries: LRP “Big Mama” 7000 mAh
Radio & Servos: KO Propo
Weight: 3784 g
Event: 2016 E-Buggy Euros

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Tony Truman TQ & win at SRS Rd3

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See: Nemo Racing

The third round of the SRS series was held at the relatively unknown ARC venue near Colchester, but this didn’t stop the Agama bandwagon from rolling into town and keeping up the dominant performances we have seen at the 1st two rounds of the series. The Nitro class was once again dominated by the Agama guys, with Tony Truman taking the TQ and win, with Mark Rumble 2nd and Mark Everitt 3rd. The E-buggies saw a great battle between the two ARC Mark’s, Rumble and Everitt….The final saw a few bumps and bashes at the first corner, but it was Mark Everett who would take the win with Mark Rumble climbing back from dead last to take 2nd. The Truggy class saw an excellent win by James Tatlow, James drove an excellent final to take top honours after placing his Agama A8T on pole. Backing up James were fellow Agama racers Allan Bridgeman and Martin Hart to complete an all Agama podium.

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Agama signs Borja Hernandez

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Agama Racing is proud to announce that the world recognised driver and two time podium in the European Championship Borja Hernandez has signed joining with Agama Racing for the next of his RC pro driver career. We and he are very confident about this new joint with Borja & Agama Racing one each other to reach any good target in the next championship events.

Agama release the A21E 1/8 E-Buggy

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See: Nemo Racing

Agama announce the release of the A21E 1/8 E-Buggy kit. The A21E is a “real” E-Buggy, not just a conversion of the established Nitro car.

The A215E has been developed throughout the year in conjunction with our drivers to produce the best possible performance and ease of use kit possible. Using the already proven suspension geometry of the A215, the E version has been optimised for the weight distribution of the electric equipment and the torque characteristics of the motors to ensure the best possible performance.

Using the inherent strength and quality already present in the A215, the A215E has has been tweaked in subtle, yet essential ways to maximise the performance of the electric power train and ensure the driver gets the best results. Tested and proven at big races throughout 2015, the A215E is ready….more details very soon.

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Gary Baird sweeps Round 3 of the Irish 1/8 Nationals

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Race Report by Barkley Abernethy
Due to weather conditions early on in the year, Round 3 of the Irish 1/8 Nationals had been washed out, so the re-run filled the reserve date. Quite a different story this time with 20c and the sun blazing in the Cork sky’s. CRCCC (Cork Radio Control Car Club) has a very fast flowing European style track where any small mistakes punish big time.


Jonathan Skidmore dominates UK Northern Regional Series Rd.4

NRS Round 4 A Final

This weekend was the scheduled 4th round of the UK’s Northern Regional Series to be hosted by the Wakefield City Rallycross club, however with the Wakefield being locked out of their facility by a construction crew the 4th round was quickly re-homed to the popular North West Nitro club in Blackpool.

Scheduled for 1 round of timed practice, 3 rounds of qualifying with 2 rounds to count. The day got off to a damp start which proved tricky for drivers with a tweaked layout to the track; young Agama driver Jonathan Skidmore displaying his early mastery of the conditions taking the TQ by some margin. With the track drying out for round 2 it was Jonathan’s younger brother William who was starting to shine, taking 3rd in round with S-Workz driver Chris Sharpe Simkiss blending local track knowledge with an uncharacteristically cool and composed drive to take 2nd. Again the TQ being taken by Jonathan Skidmore. The 3rd round kicked off with a fully dry and now somewhat dusty track and William Skidmore again taking 3rd overall. 2nd being taken by Radiosistemi driver Gavin Uttley and again Jonathan Skidmore seemingly unbeatable taking the round TQ and overall TQ.