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Tekin GEN3 motor ceramic bearings

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Tekin have introduced new ceramic ball bearings to squeeze even more performance out of their GEN3 motors. Extremely low friction and precision manufacturing provides a noticeable increase in motor RPM output while lowering drag and increasing efficiency.

Tekin RSX Pro 1/10 speed controller

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Tekin have introduced the new RSX Pro speed controller for 1/10 vehicles. Using only the best available components and materials, this ESC gives you maximum power with precise control and reliability. With a highly efficient aluminum heat sink housing and an entire array of adjustable features, you have the ability to fine-tune the RSX Pro’s 210amps massive power for the win.
Included with the RSX PRO is a detachable fan shroud system for maximum cooling in extreme racing conditions. Data logging, a High Voltage HD internal BEC and optional 3rd channel drag brake adjustment come standard as well as access to Team driver setups.

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Tyler Hooks doubles at 2018 Cajun Classic race

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Last weekend was held the 2018 Cajun Classic race in Shreveport, Louisiana. Turnout was pretty light but the racing was solid. The event was held in four rounds of qualifying as well as triple a-main events. In both Mod 2WD and 4WD Buggy, Tyler Hooks (Team Associated) was able to take 8 qualifying round wins and win the first 4 mains to take the overall in both classes. In the Mod 4WD Buggy class it was Christopher Acosta (XRAY) and Hal Martin (Team Associated) who rounded out the top 3 while in the Mod 2WD Buggy class it was H.Martin (Team Associated) and Phi Nguyen who finished in second and third respectively.

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Be part of the team 2019 Tekin driver

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The 2019 season is just around the corner and there are positions open for racers, rock racers and scale enthusiasts at Tekin. Tekin value dedicated individuals that are genuinely outgoing and wish to represent the brand on local, regional, national and international stages. This means more than just placing well at events or being the fastest; both are great qualities but not the only things Tekin look for in a driver. As a member of the team you represent Tekin both online and at any events you attend, which means others will approach you with questions and seek your help and advice. If you think you are a good fit for their team, gather up your Snap Shot content and Team Driver Application and send them in! You could very well be the next Tekin driver.

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.”