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Schumacher Storm ST 1/10th Stadium Truck kit

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Schumacher Racing have introduced the new Storm ST 1/10th Stadium Truck kit. The Storm ST is a fast and agile Stadium Truck developed from the Cougar Laydown buggy. It features a light weight, low centre of gravity design, for optimum performance on a wide range of track surfaces. Whether you race on high grip carpet, medium grip astro, or low grip dirt, the Storm ST is a winner. The Storm ST prototypes have already proven their capabilities with wins at the Euro Off Road Series. The knowledge and experience from Schumacher’s racing and engineering team has been applied to every detail of the Storm ST’s design to make a fast, easy to drive, and user friendly truck that will take you to the top of the podium.

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Klinik RC Storm/Cougar 5deg vertical ballstud caster blocks

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Klinik RC have introduced the new 5 degrees vertical ballstud caster blocks for the Schumacher Racing Cougar Laydown, Cougar KC, Cougar KD and the forthcoming 2020 Storm Truck. Machined from high-quality aluminium and coming black anodized, the vertical ballstud caster blocks allow to adjust front roll center much more with a simple washer change. Klinik RC designed these caster blocks with the option of increasing front end grip, mechanical traction and steering response. With 0 washers these have the same geometry as a stock upright, adding washers will add initial steering response and increase corner speed.

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Schumacher Storm 1/10th Stadium Truck coming soon

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Schumacher have released a teaser image of the forthcoming Storm 1/10th Stadium Truck. No information about the new kit have leaked in the wake but detailed images and information about the vehicle should become available very soon.

Penguin Custom Bodyshells Rockhopper & Procat/Cougar 1/10th wings

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Penguin Custom Bodyshells have introduced two new 1/10th wings in the form of the Rockhopper and a vintage and retro wing for buggies such as the Schumacher Procat and Cougar. Firstly for competition use, the Rockhopper. The wing features a more traditional style wing that compliments the Penguin range of wings. The Rockhopper sits between the King and Emperor wings in terms of downforce. It’s made from 1mm Lexan and has multiple cut lines on the gurney. Secondly for vintage and retro racers a Procat or Cougar wing, with side plates, again made with 1mm Lexan.

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Penguin Custom Bodyshells CAT L1/Evo Vortex body

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Coming from Penguin Custom Bodyshells is this striking Vortex body for the Schumacher Racing CAT L1 and CAT L1 Evo. The Vortex body has deep ribs down both sides for added stability, which should also increase corner speed. Combined with the vertical sides it gives it a striking and unique look. The clear body is available in standard .75mm and lightweight .5mm, complete with window masks, trim lines and overspray film.

Schumacher Cougar Laydown/KD titanium layshaft

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Schumacher Racing have introduced the new lightweight titanium layshaft for the Cougar Laydown and Cougar KD. The standard layshaft weighs 13g and this new titanium one just 7.5g, so a significant 5.5g weight saving. Not only the overall weight saving but more importantly the rotating mass is significantly reduced meaning faster spool up time and acceleration. Aimed at racing which requires a slipper clutch, the layshaft is coated with titanium nitride for long life.

Schumacher CAT L1 & Evo short front driveshaft conversion

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Schumacher Racing have introduced the new short front driveshaft conversion for the CAT L1 and CAT L1 Evo. Comprising new short Roche double jointed driveshafts and longer durable steel diff outputs, the parts increase the responsiveness of the ride and provide better drive on the exit of turns.

Penguin Custom Bodyshells vintage Cougar bodies

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Time to re-create some 1990’s box art? Penguin Custom Bodyshells have introduced three new vintage Cougar bodies for the Schumacher Racing Cougar, Cougar 2 and Cougar 2000 (93-94). Moulded from high-quality polycarbonate, the bodies feature an overspray film and come with a wing and wing end plates.