Sweep Racing News

Sweep Cellblock 1/8 buggy tyre & Indigo inserts

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Sweep Racing have introduced new 1/8 buggy tyre and and Indigo closed cell foams. The Cellblock has been developed for clay or hard-packed track and blocks surface. It is designed on V5 carcase as latest Defender tyres wich provide easy driving on bumpy tracks. Also newly developed INDIGO inserts fit perfectly with V5 carcase as well. They improve life time by new mixture with 24 groove inside. The Cellblock is available in yellow, silver, blue, red and clay compounds made by characteristic rubber material.

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New Sweep 1/10 carpet & astro turf tyres

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Sweep Racing have added three new tyres to their range of 1/10 tyres with the Micro Dot rear tyre, the Taper Pin Wide 4WD front tyre and the Taper Pin 2WD front tyre for astro turf and carpet tracks. The design of each tyres are followed well-known shape of tyres patterns in general and are designed to allow a variety of setups with the addition of side ring for front tyres. Each tyres are easy to assemble and glue on the wheels and they have a directional design on outside of contact surface with optimized carcase design for carpet and astro turf track. The new mixtures has been developed to maximize grip on carpets and astro turf track and Red (Medium) Blue (Soft) compounds are available with sky blue foam inserts as well.

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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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