TLR News

Reno Savoya continues with TLR

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Team Losi racing have announced the contract extension with multi-time European champion and multi-time world’s finalist Reno Savoya. “The Shark” will continue to support both 1/8th nitro and 1/10th electric throughout Europe along with a few U.S events, starting with The Dirt Niro Challenge next week in Arizona.

“We couldn’t be more happy to extend the partnership with Reno Savoya to be our lead driver in Europe.”

Evans & Ballinger win at Rumble in the Rockies

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This past weekend MHOR RC Raceway hosted the 23 annual Rumble in the Rockies in Aurora, Colorado. Team Associated driver Dustin Evans took the TQ in both 2WD and 4WD Modified Buggy while in Modified Stadium Truck, TLR Zeke Ballinger took all four rounds of qualifying. In 2WD Mod finals Dustin won the first two mains so the overall victory. Behind the Reedy Race champ, the TLR duo of Andrew Kurtchi and Andrew Kurtchi rounded out the top 3. The 4WD Mod finals were the same story as the 2WD with Dustin taking A1 and A2 from Zeke in second and Andrew in third. In the Mod Stadium Truck Zeke grabbed the win.

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Under the Hood: Reno Savoya


Reno Savoya, 31 – France

  • Chassis: TLR 8IGHT 4.0
  • Engine: RC Concept MC5x
  • Fuel: RC Concept Thor
  • Tyres: JConcepts
  • Radio & Servos: Sanwa M12S & Highest DT2100 & D1000 Power HV servos
  • Event: 2018 Montpellier GP, France


Exotek B6 Flite rear axles & steel puck pins

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Exotek Racing have introduced the new Flite rear wheel axles for the Team Associated B6/B5 and steel puck pins for AE and TLR 22 series of vehicles. First up are the Flite rear wheel axles, they are machined from Ti6 titanium and available for stock 65mm or MIP 65mm and new 67mm bones and off set hubs. These lightweight rear axles weight only 7gr for the pair and they are the best suited for stock classes for reduced rotational mass and weight needed in the hot 17.5 classes (not suggested for modified use).

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Rc Cars Cavalieri 8IGHT carbon fibre switch plate

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Italian brand Rc Cars Cavalieri have introduced their new carbon fibre switch plate for the TLR 8IGHT. The switch plate is cut from high quality carbon fibre and made to cover the on/off switch on the radio box to prevent that dirt and water entering in it.

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TLR welcomes back Brian Kinwald

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Team Losi Racing and Horizon Hobby have announced that the Multi-Time World and National Champion, Brian Kinwald, is back to their team. Brian brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to their racing team. Brian will work closely with the Team Losi Racing’s Development Team along with young and talented racing team to help mold them into title contenders for the future.

Losi 1/6 Super Baja Rey 4WD RTR desert truck

Losi have introduced their new 1/6 Super Baja Rey 4WD RTR desert truck. This beast is setting new standards with its scale detail and adrenaline-pumping 50+ mph speeds. If you’re craving the realistic handling characteristics like the big boys, the long travel solid 4-link rear axle and independent front A-Arm suspension, this truck will not disappoint you. Top it off with an authentic four piece body, full bodied roll cage, plus driver figures and this truck looks as wicked as it performs. Combine that with Spektrum AVC technology and you can SEND IT with confidence!

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Chad Due joins Team Losi Racing

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Team Losi Racing have announced the signing of veteran racer Chad Due to their 2018 Factory Race Team. Chad is genuinely known as one of the nice guys in RC and a great ambassador for the hobby. Hailing from Waukesha, WI, Chad calls Trackside Hobbies home. He has already had an extremely successful racing career as a stalwart of ROAR National A-Main finals as well as a Reedy Race Championship in 2wd Modified. Chad is making his major competitive debut for TLR as an invite entrant at the 2018 Reedy Race of Champions in January. Chad had this to say:

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