Team Tekin News

Darren Bloomfield takes 3 consecutive BRCA E-buggy title

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The last round of the BRCA E-buggy National Championships was held at the famous RWMCC club. Darren opened his tittle chase way back in April at Brookthorpe a totally new track to the BRCA scene, with some very close qualifying D.Bloomfield would start the main second on the grid. Despite a heavy downpour just before the start he claimed a convincing win.

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Tyler Hooks wins the 4wd 13.5 ROAR Nats

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The 2018 ROAR 1/10th Off-road Nationals was held at the Hobby Action R/C Raceway in Chandler, Arizona. In the 13.5 4WD class it was Tater Sontag (TLR) who took the overall TQ but eventually Tyler Hooks (Tekno) managed to take the win by winning in A1 and A2. T. Sontag won A3 that give him the second place overall. Austin Pannone (Team Associated) rounded out the top 3.

Tekin T8 GEN3 1/8 brushless motor

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Tekin have introduced the new T8 GEN3 brushless motor for 1/8 vehicles. With a stronger rotor, new stack features and lower resistance the T8 GEN3 motors are a versatile, unmatched and advanced power delivery system. Relentless amounts of torque and power are at your disposal with industry-leading RC motor technology. Coupled with an RX8 GEN3 utilizing Tekin’s D2 Dual Drive Technology, the T8 GEN3 packs efficiency and precise control through the entire RPM range. . The T8 GEN3 is available in 2650kV, 2050kV, 1900kV, 1700kV and 1400kV for E-buggy and also 2250kV, 2000kV, 1700kV, 1550kV and 1350kV for E-truggy.

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Tekin sign Matt Chambers

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Tekin have announced the signing of Matt Chambers to their factory team. Matt brings experience, race results, and healty clean competitive nature to the race track. Matt will use his Tekin RSX Gen3 powered Kyosho rides in major events in US. Team manager Randy Pike stated:

“I’ve known Matt for years, and have always admired his resolve and calm while at the races. He’s always competitive and prepared which shows in his results.”

Cody King teams up with Tekin

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Tekin have announced the signing of former IFMAR World Champion Cody King to their team. Cody will use Tekin products in his Serpent 1/10 and 1/8 buggies during the 2018 season.

“Cody brings years of competitive racing skill to our already team. Myself and the entire team look forward to working with Cody. Cody will be debuting his Tekin powered Serpent cars starting today at the 2018 DNC! ” – Randy Pike, Team Manager

Tekin T-series advanced technology servo range

Tekin have introduced their new range of advanced technology servos. Tekin servos are crafted from the highest quality materials available. CNC Precision Cut gears provide an extremely smooth and efficient drive train. 6061-T6 machined aluminum 3-piece o-ring housings provide strength and protection from the elements while the finish quality and design are second to none. Sleek chamfered edges and bold lines combined with a matte anodized finish are sure to accent any build.

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Jennifer Lathrop takes Triple Crown Dirt Oval Series title

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This past weekend was held the final round of the Triple Crown Dirt Oval Series at Auburn Performance Raceway, California. Tekin team driver Jennifer Lathrop would take third place in the Mod Sprint division giving her the overall title.

Casino Classic race report

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The Casino Classic race was held at the RC Tracks of Las Vegas this past weekend. While the entries were a little on the low side the racing action was taken serious by all who attended. Tekin’s Chris “18” Wheeler would take the overall TQ in the 17.5 2wd Buggy class which had the most entries. Teammate Matt Olson would sit in P2. Matt Olson was the only driver to dip into the 19 second lap range during qualifying. A single A main would see Olson jump over Wheeler in the quad section! Wheeler would try to fight back immediately in the next corner and the two would collect each other. Olson got a racers roll and the lead, Wheeler would drop back. Olson would get caught up in some traffic allowing Wheeler to catch back up and make a pass stick. The two would finish 1-2 separated by 2 seconds while James Nelson rounded out the top 3.

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