HB Racing News

Exotek D216 aluminium chassis

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Exotek have introduced an aluminium chassis for the HB Racing D216. The aluminium chassis provides more consistent handling and lowered CG for todays highly groomed indoor tracks. Machined from 7075 aluminum, the chassis features machined pockets throughout and chamfered edge on the bottom to improve ground clearance. The top is also machined to a have 2.5mm thick main section to reduce weight up to 145gr and the 4mm thick side rails keep this area stiff. It works with the stock side rails or the Exotek D216 carbon side rails.

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Cole Ogden doubles at 2017 Fall Brawl

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This past weekend was held the 2017 Fall Brawl at Badlands RC in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. 400 racers attended the event where the competition will be fierce. HB Racing driver Cole Ogden was the driver to beat in the Pro Buggy and Truggy classes. Cole was able to TQ the first two rounds of qualifying, giving him the overall TQ in both classes. In Truggy Cole will never falter the lead and won an uncontested win. In the pro Buggy final, Cole would pull away from the rest of the field. At the 1/3rd mark of the main he would have a random flame out. After he was restarted, Cole was a lap down. He put his head down and clicked off fast lap after fast lap. With under 2 minutes to go he would regain the lead and finish on top. In the +40 class, after having some bad luck in qualifying HB Racing driver Chad Phillips would start in third for the main where he was able to get the lead on the second lap and never look back.

6MIK E817 26T 0.8 pinion gear

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6MIK have added new 26T pinion gear to their Optima range of 0.8 pinions for the HB Racing E817. The pinion gear is made from high-quality steel and hard-coated to ensure low wear. It provides better performance, more race time, increased RPM, it is less noisy and offers a ” smoothy” driving sensation. Available in 24T, 25T and now 26T sizes.

Colin Herzig teams up with HB Racing

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HB Racing have announced the signing of Colin Herzig to their team for the end of 2017 and the 2018 season. Former Kyosho driver will attend most of the races in Southern California, most of the major events around the United States, and maybe a few international events. Colin had the following to say:

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Adam Drake wins at Top Notch Tour Rd4

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The fourth round of the popular Top Notch Tour was held at Revelation Raceway in Montclair, California. Mugen Seiki driver Adam Drake took the overall TQ and then the victory in the 30 minute nitro buggy final from two HB Racing drivers, Tyler Brown in second on the same lap as Adam and Chad Grana in third a further lap down.

T-Work’s D817 aluminium centre driveshafts

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T-Work’s have introduced new aluminium centre driveshafts for the HB Racing D817. Machined from 7075-T6 aluminium the 108mm front and 125mm rear driveshafts come with a hard coating to reduce wear. Available separatly or as combo.

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T-Work’s D817 graphite radio tray support mount

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T-Work’s have introduced new graphite radio tray support mount for the HB Racing D817 and D817T. Machined from high-quality graphite material, the radio tray support mount makes the throttle and steering servos mount stronger and reduces flex which brings more accuracy and consistency. The radio tray support mount comes also with a machined aluminium bushing and gold-plated screws.

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Cole Ogden TQs & Wins at Fall Brawl Warm-up

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Badlands RC Supercross track hosted the Fall Brawl Warm-up in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. In the high bite track conditions HB Racing driver Cole Ogden would sweep the nitro buggy class. Cole took the overall TQ and a commanding victory in the final from Mugen’s Jason Smith in second and another HB racing driver John Michael Mcginty III in third.