Schumacher News

Schumacher introduces new Cougar KC/KD & CAT L1 options

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Schumacher Racing have introduced new option parts fort the Cougar KC/KD and CAT L1 in the form of rear wishbones, rear C/F wishbones, front wishbones, front C/F wishbones, front bumper for Cougar KC/KD and front wishbones and front C/F wishbones for the Cougar KC/KD. All the parts are stiffer and lighter than the standard kit parts to giving a lower overall car weight and a more precise feeling.

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Schumacher unveils Top Cat Classic 2WD buggy re-release teaser

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Schumacher Racing has released a first look at the new Top Cat Classic 2WD buggy re-release kit. The TOP CAT Classic is an authentic replica of the iconic TOP CAT which revolutionised 2WD buggy racing in the late 80’s. With a couple of small updates for LiPo fitment and durability, the TOP CAT Classic uses many of the original mouldings, and incorporates all of the innovative features such as laydown front shocks with crashback system. The TOP CAT won the 1989 EFRA European Championships with Jamie Booth, and started a long line of successful Schumacher 2WD buggies, which are still winning races today. The TOP CAT Classic is perfect for historic buggy racing or as memorabilia from the golden age of electric buggy racing. Pre-orders being taken – Due Mid December 2018.

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Schumacher Indoor Masters 2018/19 Rd1 report

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This past weekend was the first round of the very popular Worksop Series, there was a huge entry of 167 drivers across the 3 classes of 2wd, 4wd and a vintage buggy class. All competitors in both 2wd and 4wd buggies must now use a brand new pair of Schumacher Honeycomb rear tyres at each event, these are marked as drivers book in first thing and then it makes it a much more level playing field for all racers. Entered for this event were some World class drivers, Michal Orlowski, Neil Cragg and Lee Martin, so the racing was going to be brilliant to see. As always it was round by round qualifying as the racing format, with the best 2 results from 4 rounds of qualifying counting towards the final position.

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RC Cars Cavalieri CAT L1 S2 carbon fibre shock towers

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RC Cars Cavalieri have introduced the new S2 carbon fibre shock towers for the Schumacher CAT L1. Made from 4mm high quality carbon fibre, the front and rear towers are lower than the standard parts to improve the centre of gravity and therefore offer less chassis roll and faster cornering speed. These option parts have been tested by 2017 German Junior champion Elias Ehrmann.

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Schumacher releases new ‘Arrows’ clothing

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Schumacher have introduced a range of ‘Arrows’ clothing in the form of T-Shirt, Polo Shirt, Hoody, Zipped Hoody and caps. All new clothing are made from high-quality fabrics and sport the Schumacher logo in front as well as the new ‘arrows’ logo in back. The new ‘Arrows’ caps sport a trendy look with the carefully selected cap colours and embossed traditional “arrows” logo. The new T-shirt is available in a larger range of size while the traditional Polo shirt, the traditional Hoody and zipped hoody are available in Small to XXL sizes. The heather Flatbill cap is only available in one size while the Flexfit cap is available in S/M and Large/Xtra Large.

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British Off Road Grand Prix 2019 announcement

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Schumacher Racing are pleased to support the British Off Road Grand Prix 2019. Run by the fantastic Silverstone club supported by the BRCA, it will be held between the 11th and 13th January 2019 at the Centre:MK shopping centre in Milton Keynes. This unique venue allows members of the public the chance to see a world class event up close. It is sure to be a fantastic event. Bigger and better for 2019, bringing the ‘Best of the Best’ back together for three days of racing, for 1/10th off-road, which already has a reputation for spectacular racing, it should be something to see – alongside you can visit the Model Motorsport Show which will give our industry the opportunity to demonstrate their products to a huge audience – last year’s show saw 110,000 people visit over the weekend!

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Schumacher Cactus Fusion 4WD front buggy tyre

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Schumacher Racing have introduced the new Cactus Fusion 4WD front tyre for 1/10 buggy. This new tyre is a specialist carpet tyre, especially designed for the front of 4WD buggies to give great traction yet not be too aggressive on high grip surfaces. The tyre will be the new 4WD front tyre for the EOS and has been made to exacting requirements for championships such as these. The Cactus Fusion 4WD front tyre is available in yellow, blue and silver compounds and also pre-mounted on rims.

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Michal Orlowski sweeps Schumacher US GP

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This past weekend was held the Schumacher US GP at the RC Madness astro turf track in Enfield, Connecticut. Schumacher factory driver Michal Orlowski would sweep the 2WD Mod, 4WD Mod and 17.5 Stock Buggy classes by TQing and winning all three classes. Nick Otto and Carl Smart rounded out the 2WD podium while Keith Smart in second and Thomas Kauffman in third completed the podium in 4WD. In 2wd 17.5 Expert Andrew Bishop and Tony Newland came in second and third respectively.