Team Tekin News

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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Jonathan Yeung wins XMG James Racing Cup

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The XMG James Racing Cup held this past weekend in Dongguan, China drew top drivers from Taiwan, Mainland China and Hong Kong. The Cup was a controlled tyre race meant it came down to driving and car setup. Tekin’s Jonathan Yeung would take the overall TQ and the win in E-Buggy. The brutal heat and humidity caused problems for many drivers but not to Jonathan and his father Carson with Jonathan winning all 3 rounds of A-mains.

Matt Olson doubles at the Turf Nats

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Over 270 drivers attended the 2017 JConcepts Turf Nationals hosted by the RC Madness track in Enfield, Connecticut. In 2WD 17.5 Buggy it was local fast guy Anthony Mazzara who took the overall TQ from Jeff Statkicwicz and Tekin factory driver Matt Olson. In the final Matt would take immediate advantage of his RS PRo BE Spec R combination and triple on over Jeff taking a the second spot. A few laps later Matt would line up Anthony and pull the trigger with the same move tripling into the inside line to take the lead, there was no defending the pass.

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Carson Yeung wins the 2017 Chinese National Championship

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This past weekend was held the 2017 Chinese National Championship at FS Off-road race track in Yongkang, China. Over 200 entries total would provide plenty of competition for everyone. A large track with a 60m x 40m race surface and high 40c+ temps would punish the drivers all weekend.

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