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SWORKz S14-3 aluminum rear hubs

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SWORKz have introduced new aluminum rear hubs for the S14-3. Machined from high-quality aluminum, the rear hubs come black anodized and sport machined chamfered silver edges. More stronger and durable than the standard plastic parts, they weigh only 3.5g more. Their symmetrical design allow them to be fitted on the right or the left side while the precise milling provides more lifespan to the ball bearings and the drive shafts.

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Jarno Pijpers sweeps Dutch 1/8 Nitro Buggy Nats Rd1

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The first round of the Dutch 1/8th Nitro Buggy National Championship was held at the at the M.A.C.H one Helmond track over the weekend. Jarno Pijpers (SWORKz) would sweep the race, taking the overall TQ and the win from Jeffrey Halsema (Team Associated) in second and Sander Van Genechten (XRAY) in third.

VP-PRO RC8B3.1 CN-B3.1-CL body

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VP-PRO have introduced the new CN-B3.1-CL body for the Team Associated RC8B3.1. Made of high-quality and durable polycarbonate, the CN-B3.1-CL body features a cab forward styling which creates more downforce on the front of the body and thus provides better steering response. The CN-B3.1-CL body is also suitable with the HB Racing D819, the SWORKz S35-3 as well as the Soar 998.

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Moreno & Ornelas join SWORKz

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SWORKz have announced the signing of Gerardo Moreno and Daniel Ornelas to their Mexican team. G.Moreno from Guadalajara is back after a sabbatical year from racing while D.Ornelas from Mexico, with his two titles will bring in many years of experience to the growing SWORKz Mexican team. Both drivers will use S35-3 and G.Moreno will also run the S35-T.

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RC1-Racing appointed as new SWORKz distributor for the USA

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SWORKz have announced that RC1-Racing have been appointed as their distributor for the USA. SWORKz and RC1-RACING are announcing their partnership starting right after Silver State Race. The complete SWORKz range of cars and all spare parts will be available in the middle of May.

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RC-Project S35-3 Valente Edition lower shock screws

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Italian company RC-Project have introduced new Valente Edition lower shock screws for the SWORKz S35-3. CNC-machined from 7075-T6 Ergal, the shock screws come hard coated for wear and they sport black color right-hand thread and gold color left-hand thread pins. The diameter of the thread has been increased by 0.05mm to be able to adapt even to used arms. Available as 4-piece set, the lower shock screws weigh only 3.5g and they can be fixed using a 2.5mm hex or 5.5mm socket wrench.

Wataru Takashiro signs with SWORKz

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SWORKz have announced the signing of former Kyosho driver Wataru Takashiro to their factory team. The Japanese frontrunner will use the 35-3 nitro buggy as well as the 35-3 E-buggy at the Japanese Championship but also at some major international events such as the FEMCA. He has the following to say:

” I’m so excited to join the SWORKz team. My first impression of the SWORKz buggy is, how awesome it drives and it looks so cool. I want to learn more from SWORKz and at the same time share, how to develop the car with all the SWORKz drivers. I really appreciate this opportunity and special thanks to Scott Yang. I can’t wait to race with my new team mates and friends all over the world!”

SWORKz S14-3 Velocity 2.0 ultra lightweight body

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SWORKz have introduced the new Velocity 2.0 ultra lightweight body for the S14-3. Thanks to a new moulding technology, the body is more than 40% lighter than the body included in the kit. The Velocity 2.0 body further lowering the overall centre of gravity in order to reduce chassis roll, provides more speed in the corners and allows quicker acceleration out of corners.