Mugen Seiki News

Sebastian Winterstein crowned Bavarian Champion

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This past weekend was held the Bavarian Championship at the BC Mitterkeith track. In Nitro Buggy Sebastian Winterstein (Mugen) took the win by a lap from Tim Kraus (SWORKz) in second and Guido Erler (HB Racing) in third.

Adam Drake doubles at Brazilian Nats

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Last weekend was held the 2018 Brazilian National Championship at the BeEight race track in Cianorte, Brazil. Mugen Seiki Racing driver Adam Drake attended the event to support fellow racers with chassis set-up, engine tuning, and tyre selection. A.Drake claimed the Top Qualifer spot in both Nitro Buggy and Nitro Truggy. The Drake won also both semi finals and both of finals from Mugen duo of Rodrigo Nakad in second while Eduardo Rossi came in third in both classes.

Mugen Seiki hauler bags

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Mugen Seiki have introduced three new hauler bags in different sizes. The first bag measures 580x360x545mm, and has three drawers. Its size is perfect for the MBX8 (without tyres) or any other 1/8 buggy. The medium size bag measures 580x360x370mm. It is the same as the first bag but with only two drawers. The third and last bag measures 510x320x440mm and has the particularity of having three drawers of different height: the top drawer is 100mm, the middle drawer is 130mm and the bottom drawer is 170mm high. The bottom drawer is perfect for the MTX6R or MRX6R (without body). All three hauler bags come in black with the Mugen 3-dot logo.

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T-Work’s MBX8 & MP9 diff cross pins

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T-Work’s have introduced new aluminum differential cross pins for the Mugen MBX8 and the Kyosho Inferno MP9. The cross pins are machined from high-quality aluminium and feature a hard–coated surface. These aluminum cross pins will help to reduce the weight of your diff’s for reduced rotation mass and improved acceleration. They will also help eliminate wear on the case and produces a smoother, longer lasting differential. The differential cross pins come in a set of six.

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Adam Drake wins at 2018 Mugen Challenge

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The 2018 Mugen Seiki Challenge was held at LCRC Raceway in Oakland Mills, Pennsylvania over the weekend. In the Nitro Truggy class Adam Drake (Mugen) took the overall TQ and the win in the 30 minutes final from Jamie Grayek (Team Associated) in second while Anthony Mazzara (Mugen) came in third.

BSRC D817/MBX8 carbon fibre option parts

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Australian company BSRC have introduced new carbon fibre option parts in the form of rear chassis brace inserts for the HB Racing D817/T and A-arm stiffeners for D817, E817 and Mugen Seiki MBX8. First up are the rear chassis brace inserts. Designed to stiffen up the rear of the car, they provide more rotation and generate more corner speed on high traction surfaces. Next up are the A-arm stiffeners. Machined from 1.0mm thick carbon fibre, they stiffen the arms to provide better performance depending on the surface traction and ambient temperatures.

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VP PRO MBX8 Eco body shell

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New from VP PRO is the new body shell designed specifically for the Mugen MBX8 Eco. Made from high quality 1.0mm thick clear lexan, it allows the body to retain its shape at high speed and through tight turns and increase his lifespan. The body also features a streamlined front profile and the roof incorporates a centre fin to increase the buggy’s stability at high speeds.

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Adam Drake sweeps JBRL Nitro Series Rd5

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160 racers attended the fifth round of the JBRL Nitro Series that was held at the Empire RC track in Brentwood, California over the weekend. Adam Drake (Mugen) would sweep the nitro buggy, the nitro truck and the E-buggy classes. A.Drake took the overall TQ and also the victory in all three classes. In Expert Nitro Buggy A.Drake brought home the win by a lap from Kyle Layton (Team Associated) in second and Carlos Arredondo (Tekno RC) in third. In Open Nitro Truggy A.Drake took again the win from the Tekno RC duo of Kyle Turner and Dean Rock in second and third respectively. A.Drake will end his day with another win in Open E-Buggy. Kyle Turner (Tekno RC) and Austin Blair (SWORKz) rounded out the top 3.