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Hönigl & Pinisch win at Austrian Nats Rd2

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The second round of the Austrian Nationals was held up north close to the Czech border at the GMAC Litschau track. The first day the temperatures were really low with a lot of strong wind, which cleaned the track and traction was pretty good. In Qualifying XRAY’s Hupo Hönigl could secure the overall TQ in both TQ 2WD and 4WD.

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XRAY XT8’17 rear graphite brace set

XRAY have introduced rear graphite brace set for the XT8’17. These braces are made with high-grade graphite and they are easy to instal. Reinforcement braces for rear composite brace stiffen the composite brace and chassis for high-traction tracks.

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XRAY XB8 soft & ribbed shock membranes

XRAY have introduced new soft and ribbed shock membranes for the XB8 and XT8. These shock membranes are molded from softer transparent rubber. They offer less rebound and are better for bumpy tracks and high speed tracks. The membranes feature an internal bottom ribs to maintain shape while the specially-formulated rubber material ensures equal damping characteristics from the beginning of the race to the end, even after extreme operation. Available in set of four.

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XRAY unveil XB8E’17 1/8 E-buggy

Following the first teaser image, XRAY have introduced the highly anticipated XB8E 2017 1/8 E-buggy. Developed for the ever-growing 1/8 E-buggy, this next evolution of the ultra-successful XB8E platform feature:

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Full presentation here.

 

All-new 2017

 

    • Large volume front, central, and rear differentials for improved long run performance and reduced internal heat build up
    • Stronger 2.5mm diff pins in all differential outdrives
    • Longer front, central and rear internal cross diff pins
    • Improved internal diff gears with re-profiled teeth for reduced friction and smooth operation
    • All-new lightweight machined diff outdrives
    • All-new profile 46T lightweight Hudy Steel central diff gear
    • All-new larger rubber-sealed center differential housing
    • New differential gaskets
    • Front trailing steering blocks give increased forward traction and better handling
    • Improved geometry steering block Ackermann plates
    • New graphite material servo saver for increased reliability and smooth operation
    • Composite front upper top deck for added flex & increased steering
    • Improved alu steering posts to accommodate new front upper plate
    • Redesigned steering pivot balls to eliminate wheel locking
    • Narrow profile front suspension arms move the front wheels forward for improved take-off and landing on jumps
    • Longer rear suspension arms for better handling, stability and increased traction
    • Short alu rear suspension holders for new geometry
    • Improved weight distribution and balance for increased traction
    • All-new chassis flex adjustments using optional graphite stiffeners on the chassis guards

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Kaja Novotny wins at Czech Open Rd5

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The fifth round of Czech Open series was held last weekend in Usti nad Labem. For the first time ever in the history of this series, the race took place on a very bumpy Astro track. In qualifications XRAY’s Kaja Novotny managed to take the TQ in all 4 rounds and started 1st in Semi A. The semifinal didn´t start well for Kaja. He hit the bump in the first lap and lost few places, but quickly he got back to the lead and won the semifinal with more than lap ahead of 2nd driver and gained pole position for the main final. After few changes on its car for the final Kaja pulled away from the field from the start. In the end Kaja took the win with huge gap in front of Ivo Viktorin and Martin Zicha in second and third respectively.

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XRAY Support @ XRS Germany

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XRAY have annouced that SMI Motorsport together with RC KleinKram will be present at the XRS Germany on 1st – 2nd July 2017 at Panik Race Way – Auf dem Schellerod, 53842 Troisdorf. Come get any spare parts you need for your car.

XRAY XB8E 1/8 E- Buggy Teaser

XRAY tease us with their new XB8E platform – already victorious at this year’s NEO Race in the hands of Ty Tessmann. 

Stay tuned on June 19th for the full exclusive release.

XRAY XB2 & XT2 narrow brass rear lower suspension holders

XRAY have introduced new narrow brass rear lower suspension holders for the XB2 and XT2. These optional brass rear lower suspension holders for the rear suspension provide additional weight down low to improve traction and stability while lowering the car’s CG. Narrower design increases car’s rear roll and generates more traction.

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