HB Racing News

HB Racing D418 slipper set

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HB Racing have introduced the new slipper set for the D418. This optional slipper allows racers to tune their buggy for optimal performance. It’s recommended for high traction carpet tracks to help absorb drivetrain impacts when landing jumps, which improves the reliability and life of the drivetrain. It can also be used on low traction surfaces to tune wheel spin when accelerating for better corner exit speeds and on-power steering.

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HB Racing D/E817 Silencer lightweight bodyshell

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Now available from HB Racing is the Silencer lightweight bodyshell from JConcepts. The Silencer lightweight is a no compromise bodyshell for hardcore racers. It’s 30g lighter than the standard bodyshell for lower CG, quicker acceleration and improved corner speed. Durability will not be as great as the standard thickness version. This clear body has dimples for easy installation on D817 nitro buggy and E817 E-buggy.

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HB Racing & Performa Racing first to join RCGP World Series

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RCGP have announced the official signing of the first team to the inaugural 2019 World Series, HB Racing World Champion Team and Performa Racing. The Swiss team owner Philippe Neidhart has appointed Frenchman Adrien Bertin as Team Manager, and the team will be headed by reigning World Champion David Ronnefalk from Sweden. A second driver is yet to be announced. Below you can read a statement from the team:

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Colin Herzig wins at 2018 Sidewinder race

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The 2018 Sidewinder Fall Championship was held at the Revelation Raceway track in Montclair, California. In the Open Nitro Buggy class it was Dakotah Phend (TLR) who set the overall from Colin Herzig (HB Racing). In the 30 minutes main D.Phend started on pole and created a gap the first few laps until he made a mistake and C.Herzig was able to get by him to take the lead. D.Phend would end up having a few issues and C.Herzig brought home the win in front of the TLR driver while Tyler Brown (HB Racing) rounded out the top 3.

Answer-RC HB 1-piece carbon fibre wing brace

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Answer-RC have introduced a 1-piece carbon fibre wing brace for HB Racing buggy and truggy. Cut from from lightweight 5mm carbon fibre, this 1-piece brace links the wing attachments and offers more stiffen. The 1-piece carbon fibre wing brace comes with 2 x M3 countersunk washers and 2 x M3 x 12mm coungtersunk screws.

David Ronnefalk wins thrilling Buggyland 5.0 final

The Buggyland 5.0’s one-hour finale proves once again that nothing can be taken for granted and how one should never forget that the race sometimes has cruel surprises. For 40 minutes we have attended a demonstration of Juan Carlos Canas (Mugen). The Spanish racer is clearly outclassed and seems almost impossible to follow. If he makes a mistake, no worries, he rises the pace and get back into his routine, really impressive. Unfortunately luck will decide otherwise. While he is leading he flames out and the time he go back to the track David Ronnefalk (HB Racing), who was only 4sec behind, took the lead and will not let go. D.Ronnefalk will make a strong race, mentally very hard. He knew he could not keep up with JC.Canas but he keep the score down and luck did the rest. Elliott Boots (Kyosho), who was racing in similar speed, will take second place one lap down after a difficult final. The third is SWORKz driver Martin Wollanka, also after a tough and consistant final.

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Under the Hood: David Ronnefalk

David Ronnefalk, 21 – Sweden

       

HB Racing Velcro tape

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HB Racing have intoduced new Velcro tape. These Velcro tape strips can be used for a variety of R/C purposes, including attaching the car body to the chassis. The black 20x200mm hook and loop strips are adhesive backed for high grip.

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