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XRAY XB8 Medium & Hard aluminium clutch shoe sets

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XRAY have introduced two new sets of aluminium clutch shoes for the XB8, XT8, and GTX8. Machined from high-quality aluminium, each shoe weighs 1g. The medium clutch shoes have more slippage, later engagement and provide more rev to the engine while the hard clutch shoes have latest engagement and provides the highest amount of rev to the engine, making them ideal for higher traction conditions. Both the medium and hard clutch shoes are available in set of four.

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T-Work’s introduce new XB2’20 optionals

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T-Work’s have introduced a new range of option parts for the XRAY XB2 2020 in the form of titanium, aluminium and steel parts as well as ball bearings. The turnbuckles are machined from high-quality titanium and come in a set of 6-piece with 4mm wrench for easy building and setup. The 14-piece sets (XB2’20C and XB2’20D) of 64-grade aluminium ball ends are precision machined and offer reduced weight compared to the kit’s standard steel ball ends. The ball ends comes also hard-coated for wear. Also new is a hard-coated aluminium suspension ball end set. The 4-piece set will is hard-coated for wear and to ensure smooth suspension movement while the use of high-quality aluminium will lower the overall weight. The 102-piece UFO head titanium screw set for both the XB2’20C and the XB2’20D offer reduced weight while the 122-piece gold-color steel screw set for the XB2’20C and the 118-piece gold-color steel screw set for the XB2’20D add some bling to the XRAY ride. The precision ball bearings come in a set of 14-piece for the XB2’20C and 16-piece for the XB2’20D. The ball bearings feature a rubber and metal-shielded in order to reduce the drivetrain drag thanks to the metal inner shielding while rubber seal offers protection against dust and dirt.

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T-Work’s introduce new D19RS/XB8 POM optionals

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T-Work’s have added new option parts to their range for the HB Racing D817, D819/RS and RGT8 in the form of a set of POM steering block spacers, a set of POM rear wheel hub spacers, and a shock shaft maintenance kit. Machined from Polyoxymethylene (POM), a thermoplastic material providing high stiffness and low friction, the steering block spacers come in a set of 8-piece while the rear wheel hub spacers come in a set of 4-piece. The POM rear wheel hub spacers are also available for the XRAY XB8’20 in set of 2-piece of 3x9x7mm, 2-piece of 3x9x2mm as well as 4-pice of 3x9x1mm. Also new is the shock shaft guides, to be used as a maintenance kit, it consist of four O-rings, four shock shaft guides and four washers.

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T-Work’s introduce new XB8’20 optionals

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T-Work’s have introduced several new optionals for the XRAY XB8’20 and XB8E’20. The turnbuckles come in a set of 5-piece with 4mm and 5mm wrenches for easy building and setup. The 20-piece set of 64-grade aluminium ball ends is precision machined offers reduced weight compared to the kit’s standard steel ball ends and comes hard-coated for wear.The 112-piece UFO head titanium screw set offers reduced weight while the 130-piece gold-color steel screw set for the XB8’20 and the 128-piece gold-color steel screw set for the XB8E’20 add some bling to the XRAY ride. The precision ball bearings come in a set of 24-piece for the XB8’20 and 22-piece for the XB8E’20. They feature a rubber and metal-shielded in order to reduce the drivetrain drag thanks to the metal inner shielding while rubber seal offers protection against dust and dirt.

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XRAY XB4’20 hard composite long suspension arms

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XRAY have introduced new hard composite long suspension arms for the XB4’20. Available for the front and rear, the lower long suspension arms are made from super-tough, high-tech composite material suitable for most track conditions, especially medium- and high-traction tracks. They have redesigned geometry for improved handling, increased traction and improved handling on bumpy tracks. Repositioned lower shock mount locations lower the shocks and shock tower to decrease the CG while the design of the arm allows for a greater range of adjustments.

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2020 Tennessee State Championships report

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The 2020 Tennessee State Championships were held at the Rocck Racing track located inside the Knoxville Zoo, in a covered but open sided building. The main focus for the racers will be to find the best tires as it was expected to rain and be cold as predicted by Saturday’s weather forecast. Adam Johnson (XRAY/Picco/Tekin/AKA) took the overall TQ in the Pro Nitro Buggy and E-buggy classes from the XRAY duo of Paul Ciccarello (XRAY/Picco/VP Fuels/Hobbywing/JConcepts) and Brad Collins (XRAY/VP PowerMaster Fuel) in 2nd and 3rd in both classes. B.Collins was also able to TQ the 4WD Buggy class. In the Pro Nitro buggy main A.Johnson got out to an early lead again, while P.Ciccarello and B.Collins had a great battle until B.Collins had a flame out. A.Johnson was able to build up almost a two lap lead when about 2-minute to go he had a mechanical issue which allowed P.Ciccarello to pass him on the last lap to take the win and become the 2020 Pro Nitro Buggy State Champion. A.Johnson came in second and William Mciver (Serpent/Ultimate Engines/VP Pro) in third.

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Benmohamed & Rodrigues win at Xtremrace

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The Xtremrace was held in France recently and in perfect weather conditions. Considered as the French 1/10th Buggy Nationals warm-up, the event attracted some of the best Franch racers. In the 2WD Buggy class it was the young and talented Noha Benmohamed (XRAY/Team Corally/Pro-Line Racing) who took the win from Nicolas Rodriguez (Yokomo/Performa Racing/Hobbywing) in second and Anthony Audi (Team Associated) in third.

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Martin Bayer doubles at XRS Slovakia finale

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The sixth and final round of the XAY Racing Series Slovakia was held at the HUDY Arena this past weekend. In the 2WD Buggy class Martin Bayer (XRAY/Hobbywing/Sunpadow/Pro-Line Racing) set the overall TQ. The finals were much closer affair but eventually he was able to take the win from the XRAY duo of Ádám Izsay (XRAY/Hobbywing) in second and Max Götzl (XRAY/Hobbywing/EZpower) in third.

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