Sweep Racing News

Sweep 17mm aluminium wheel nuts

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Sweep Racing have introduced new 17mm aluminium wheel nuts for 1/8 vehicles. These are machined from high quality aluminium, hard anodized and they features the etched SR logo in the center of the closed end to protect from dirt and debris build-up in the axle or hub. In addition they are serrated and knurled for locking security.

Lee Martin teams up with Sweep

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Sweep have announced the signing of multiple European Champion Lee Martin to their team. Lee will use Sweep rubber and products throughout the coming season on its Infinity buggies. Lee has the following to say:

“I am excited to be joining sweep for 2017. The desire to succeed and become as strong as they can be is what convinced me that Sweep is a company with the same ambition I have. Working directly with the factory will enable both of us to achieve our goals in the future! Thank you to Steve Kong for the chance to work together.”

Dani Choi TQ&Win at KMRCA Champs

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Last weekend was held the Korean KMRCA National Championship in Ansan, Gyeonggi, South Korea. Sweep driver Dani Choi took the overall TQ and the win in both 1/8 Nitro Buggy and 1/8 Truggy. In Nitro Buggy Si Minsu and his teammate Jang Won Seok finished second and third respectively.

Hu Wei Ping teams up with Sweep

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Sweep Racing have announced the signing of Hu Wei Ping to their team. The 9-times Chinese 1/8 Nitro Buggy National Champion and also 2016 China National Champion took the title by using Sweep Defender tyres. For now and the next season Hu Wei Ping will use all Sweep’s tyres and accessories.

Sweep Defender-T Truggy tyres

Sweep Defender-T Truggy tyres

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Sweep have released their new Defender-T tyre for Truggy. This new Defender-T is based on the Defender 1/8 buggy tyres pattern. The Defender-T tyre is designed with the V2 carcase which marrow width and round shape and 2mm square middle size pin with two line of empty space. These new features will provide a consistent driving on bumpy with more forward and side bite. The Defender-T Truggy tyre is available in YX, SX, BX, RX and WX long wear compounds.

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Sweep MP9 “Muzzle” body shell

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Sweep Racing have released new “Muzzle” body shell for the Kyosho MP9. The “Muzzle” MP9 body has cab forward design to make more steering around the corner and built-in rear end wing will provide more traction on low grip track with bumpy surface.  The new body is made by 1mm thickness polycarbonate.

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Sweep Racing silicone shock & diff oils

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Sweep Racing have released its new line of silicone oils allowing ultra-fine setting of shocks or differentials. These oils are made from high quality silicone oil and are available from 200cst to 950cst for shock and 1Kcst to 10Kcst for differential and they come  in large 50ml bottles with pointed caps for easy filling.

John Holmes joins Sweep Racing

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Sweep Racing are please to welcome and announce the signing of UK Off-Road driver John Holmes to their team. John will be using Sweep Racing off-road products to help him pursue his racing aspirations. John will be using the Sweep Racing tyre range, wheels, inserts and host of Sweep Racing accessories to help through 2016 and onwards. In conjunction with JC Racing Products in the UK, John is the first of our new Sweep Racing line up of top quality drivers who will be joining us this year ….. More news very soon!

” I am extremely happy to be joining Sweep Racing through JC Racing Products in the UK for this year and looking forwards. The tyres in testing have performed beyond expectations and the new long life compounds have amazing tread life. A complete range of tread patterns and compounds for any racer looking to gain a competitive edge. I would like to thank Colin and John at JCR and Sweep Racing for this opportunity.” – John Holmes