Schumacher News

Schumacher US Grand Prix 2019 announcement

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Schumacher have announced that their US Grand Prix 2019 will be held at the fabulous RC Madness turf track in Enfield, Connecticut on the 10th and 11th of August. The race will be running in the Modified, 13.5T and 17.5T buggy and truck classes with Schumacher spec tyres being mandatory for all classes while Schumacher’s star Michal Orlowski will be in attendance. Sign-up is available here.

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Schumacher CAT L1 carbon fibre HD top deck conversion

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Schumacher have introduced a new carbon fibre HD top deck conversion for the CAT L1. The Flex system is lightweight and it has increased structural rigidity front to back but retains its flex in twist. It will improve the cars responsiveness in steering feel, and will help on tracks with large jumps. The carbon fibre HD top deck conversion comes including mounting hardware.

Schumacher Cougar Laydown 2WD buggy

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Schumacher Racing have introduced their new Cougar Laydown 2WD buggy. The Cougar Laydown is lower, lighter, easier to maintain, and faster and a very versatile platform, with outstanding performance on a wide range of grip levels, carpet, astro and dirt. The Laydown has been developed by the Schumacher Engineering and Racing team who have won multiple international races. That race winning knowledge and experience has been applied to every detail of the Laydownís design to make a fast, easy to drive, and user friendly 2WD buggy that can take you to the top of the podium.

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Klinik RC 1/10 buggies battery cradle & slider ride height gauge tool

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US brand Klinik RC have introduced new carbon fibre battery cradle for the Schumacher Cougar KC, Team Associated B6.1/D and team Losi Racing 22 5.0 as well as a slider for GHEA ride height gauges. The battery cradle system is a single-piece design made from high-quality 3.0mm-thick carbon fibre making it strong and lightweight and allowing to easily install and removal standard and LCG LiPo batteries. The battery cradle comes with O-rings to fasten the battery pack and suitable mounting hardware. The slider for GHEA ride height gauges is made from 3.0mm-thick carbon fibre and comes including mounting stainless hardware. The slider makes checking ride height easy.

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Schumacher Indoor Masters Rd7 report

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This past weekend was the seventh and final round of the very popular Worksop Series, there was once again a full entry of drivers across the 3 classes of 2wd, 4wd and the vintage buggy class. 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. The track layout had some great features in it and was proper off road. Many people commented what a brilliant lay out it was. As always a huge thanks go out to the fantastic Worksop track team.

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Schumacher Indoor Off Road Masters Rd5 report

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This past weekend was held the fifth round of the hugely popular Worksop Series, there was once again a fantastic entry of drivers across the three classes of 2wd, 4wd and the vintage buggy class. 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. The track layout was huge and there were many impressive looking ramps and jumps that had been created by the brilliant Worksop track team.

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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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