XRAY News

Spiteri wins Maltese 1/8 Champs

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The 2014 Maltese Offroad 1/8 Buggy Championship concluded in Rinella recently. The final round brought great weather, great track conditions, and great racing. Team XRAY driver, Kyle Spiteri the 2012 champion, took TQ in qualifying and led the final from start to finish. This victory clinched the overall title, and an impressive season with 3 out 4 race wins. In the F2 category, Charles Vassallo kept the XRAY win streak going strong as he too dominated the championship to win the F2 title.

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Tyler Vik re-signs with XRAY for 2015

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XRAY is happy to announce that USA’s  Tyler Vik has re-signed with XRAY to be part of the team in 2015. Tyler is the winner of many major US offroad races, and multi-time US offroad national finalist. Tyler is a multi-class offroad driver on the track, and class act off the track. He will race with the XB8, XT9, XB8E, XB4 and the XB4 2WD for 2015.

Tyler says, ”I am happy to continue to be part of the XRAY factory team, and look forward to showing the performance of the cars throughout the 2015 racing season. The progress we have been doing with both 1/10 and 1/8 off-road cars is impressive and I am excited what this year will bring me. I will travel to all the major US races so do not hesitate to see me. I’d like to thank the Hudy family, as well as Ralph and Bryan at RC America for making this possible.”

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New XRAY XB4 composite spur gears

XRAY XB4 Plastic Spur

XRAY quiets down the XB4 buggy with their all-new composite spur gears. These gears are mad up of specially formulated composite material, designed for precision, durability, and stamped with size for easy identification. Available in 78T, 81T, and 84T.

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Miguel Matias re-signs with XRAY

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XRAY is happy to announce that European Champion and multi-time Portuguese National Champion, Miguel Matias, will continue to be part of the factory team in 2015 season. Miguel is a professional offroad car racer with many years of experiences and a stunning list of achievements and victories. Miguel will continue to work closely with the R&D team on the further development of the XRAY electric & nitro off-road car platforms including XB8, XB4, XB8E & XT9.

Miguel says, “Being part of the XRAY factory team has been a great experience and I am very happy for the support and backup I get. The speed of development is incredibly fast and very professional which is a great inspiration to me to improve as well. I will continue to race both nitro and electric off-road platforms. This year I will travel more and will participate also at the entire EOS series as well all the European Championships on schedule. I cannot wait for the next races, see you soon.”

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XRAY XB4 offset alu wheel hubs

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XRAY has released their new XB4 CNC-machined, premium aircraft aluminum 12mm wheel hubs. These offset wheel hubs offer precision tuning options for narrower/wider track-width. Strategically machined for optimum strength, balance, and lightness. Marked for easy identification, and secured on drive axle by setscrew. Sold in sets of 2.

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XRAY working on the 1/10 2WD XB2

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A rare moment ‘behind the scenes’ at XRAY’s impressive testing facility & factory in Trencin, Slovakia courtesy of their design impresario Juraj Hudy, posting on twitter:

The progress with new #XRAY XB2 has been significant but still plenty things to test with @MartinBayer88#RCcar

The luxury European manufacturer is currently hard at work on a standalone ‘XB2′ 2WD 1/10th electric buggy platform, no doubt targeting it to be fully race ready in time for the outdoor summer season as well as World Championships later this year in Japan.

Finnish Euro RC to distribute XRAY

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XRAY announces new distributor in Finland – EuroRC. EuroRC will provide support for all XRAY drivers at all major races in Finlad. In case of further questions do not hesitate to contact EuroRC  who will be happy to provide you with any asistance.

Find the EuroRC at: www.eurorc.com

XRAY XB8 to XB8E conversion list

XB8 Conversion

Around the globe, electric 1/8 scale buggy racing has become quite popular on all levels of racing. In some places electric 1/8 (aka E-Buggy) has actually taken priority over nitro 1/8 buggy racing. XRAY has released an official list of parts and hardware for XB8 owners looking to try their hand at E-Buggy instead of nitro. The list includes everything necessary to convert the XB8 into an XB8E.

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Wollanka re-signs with XRAY for 2015

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XRAY is happy to announce that European Vice-Champion and multi-time Austrian Champion in various classes, Martin Wollanka, will continue to be part of the XRAY factory team to race 1/8 & 1/10 offroad classes in 2015.

Martin says, ”The 2014 year was the first year for me being part of the XRAY factory team and I could not be happier for the support and the great handling car which allowed me to win all the National races as well gaining the title of European Vice-Champion. I am very happy to be part of the very professional and hardworking team. The dedicate work of Juraj and entire team motivates me to improve all the time and I hope for even greater results this season. I am looking forward the 2015 races, see you soon.”

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XRAY machines new XB4 bevel gear

XRAY XB4 Bevel Gear

XRAY has just released their new precision machined 35T differential bevel gear for the XB4 buggy. The new gear is made up of lightweight Swiss 7075 T6 aluminum, and black hard-coated for additional lifespan. This is a direct replacement for the stock gear, and designed to increase reliability, durability, and performance.

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