Beta News

Under the hood: Darren Bloomfield

Darren Bloomfield (UK)

  • Chassis: Agama A215 SV
  • Engine: Bullitt B-2102
  • Fuel: Piranha
  • Tyres: Beta
  • Radio & Servos: Ko Propo radio, Beta BE1 2808 HV servos
  • Body & Wing: Stock & New Beta wing
  • Weight: N/A
  • Event: Euro 2017, Sweden


Beta BE1-2808 HV Ultra Torque digital servo

See: Nemo Racing

Coming soon from Beta is the BE1-2808 HV Ultra Torque digital servo. Developed and tested relentlessly for months by the Nemo Racing team, the BE1 was created for the race to enhance performance. This servo features a full metal gear set, ball bearings, removable shielded lead and it comes with a black-colour aluminium heatsink case for superb heat dissipation and it uses standard 25T spline servo arms. At 7.4V input the BE1 pulls up to 28kg-cm at a speed of down to 0.8s, making it ideal for 1/8 buggy and truggy applications. Available in preorder exclusively through Nemo Racing and their distributors and shops, planned release the first week of March.

Graupner distribute Beta in Germany


Source: Nemo Racing & Graupner

NEMO Racing is delighted to announce that we will partner with Graupner to sell the BETA range of tyres and accessories in Germany.

Graupner bring a wealth of industry experience and knowledge to the partnership, and combined with a detailed and thorough distribution network in Germany, we are sure this will provide the best avenue to showcase the high quality and performance of BETA products to a wider audience.

We look forward greatly to working with Graupner and they will from now be handling any BETA enquiries in Germany.

Edouard Hugon wins Agde GP


Nemo Racing’s new recruit, Edouard Hugon, has started his NEMO/Agama career with a win at the recent Agde GP. In cold, but dry conditions, Edouard was able to qualify in second place while learning his new car and tyres, and was confident for the finals. The finals were of a slightly different format to the usual nitro racing style, with three 12 minute races.

Edouard was second in a close fight with Rayan Medjoubi in the first final, and then he would go on to dominate the second as he settled into a great rhythm and set some fast laps. The third and final race saw a fight back from Medjoubi, but Edouard was able to raise the level, and keep his Agama/BETA package at the front to take the win.

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Portugal’s Fonseca Beta’d up


Portuguese racer Carlos Fonseca announced that he’ll be running Beta rubber for the 2015 season, he had this to say:

“I’m very pleased to announce that I’ll be racing Beta tires for my next season. Have to say thanks to Daniel Vega and Dave Duggan for giving me this great opportunity. The different patterns and compounds available really suits all the tracks I’ve tested them on: Cubez, Enforcer, Freeride, V-Max and Tykytaka!

I’m really impressed by all the quality and I can’t wait for my season to begin.


Hunter Kinsey wins at RC Pro Finals

Hunter Kinsey

The RC Pro Series finals took place recently at Mike’s Hobby Shop in Porter, Texas. The Texas-based series concluded with some of the fastest Texans in town doing battle for the win. In the 1/8 Truggy class it was NEMO Racing’s Hunter Kinsey who found himself on top the leader board after qualifying. Kinsey would take TQ, and start first on the grid for the final. An early battle with Steve B would give Kinsey a run for his money, but Kinsey soon turned up the heat to speed away to a near flawless victory with his Agama A8T.

Source: NEMO Racing

Gary Baird steals Irish Nats Rd.4 win

Baird Wins

Round 4 of the Irish Nationals took place this past weekend. It would be Gary Baird who captured the win after a long 45-minute final. Alan Scroggie crossed the line in second, with Bradley Baird finishing up in third. With four rounds and three different winners, the final round in Navan is set to be the ultimate showdown for the championship title!

Agama gets first BRCA Nats win!

Bloomfield 2

The 3rd round of the BRCA National series took place at the Kent track just outside Maidstone, and witnessed the first victory in a BRCA National for the Agama brand! The weather was very hot and humid on Saturday which made it pretty hard work for all the drivers as they got used to the excellent but very technical track layout that had been set down. In response to the track breaking up at recent races, the club had added oil to the dirt mix in many areas, and this held the dirt together well, providing a contrast in surfaces.

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