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XRS Poland Rd4 report

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Almost 100 drivers attended the fourth round of the XRAY Racing Series Poland held at Zatoka Sportu in Lodz. This time layout was super fast but few jumps make him also little tricky. Young XRAY driver Bartosz Zalewski absolutely dominate the 4wd class by TQ’ed and won all three finals from XRAY’s Jakub Luczak in second and Schumacher’s Bartlomiej Kramza in third. A little more fight was in 2wd where all the podium changed happened in third final – in last minute. Bartosz follow for his second won but the traffic on the track and mistake cost him few seconds which Team Associated driver Wojtek Rzepecki used to win that heat and overall in 2wd class. Bartlomiej Kramza rounded out again the top 3.

Final results here

Kaja Novotny sweeps LestrCup Rd4

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The fourth round of the Lestr Cup series was held last weekend in Prague. Organisers prepared nice, technical carpet track, which promised good day of racing. In 2wd qualifications XRAY’s Kaja Novotny managed to overall TQ in 2WD by winning Q1 and Q2 and also the TQ in 4WD by winning all three rounds with a good gap. In 2wd finals, Kaja was able to win all three legs while Max Gotzl and Milan Mudra fought very closely for the second place and eventually it was Max who came out better and with Milan in third. 4wd finals were pretty much copy of 2wd, as Kaja managed to pull away and win all three finals in front of Max again in second after some good fights with Milan, who took third place.

Final results here

XRAY XB8E 2018 E-Buggy coming soon

XRAY have released the first teaser image of their forthcoming XB8E 2018 1/8 E-Buggy kit. Full details and images will become available soon.

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RDRP ultra vented slipper pads

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Revolution Design Racing Products have introduced their new ultra vented slipper pads. The ultra vented slipper pads are made of high-quality fibreglass and their updated design with a smaller inner diameter makes for more precise slipper action adjustment and exceptional durability. In addition the slipper stays more consistent over the whole run for less performance fading and more confidence in modified racing. The plates come in a set of two and they are available in three variants for standard Team Associated and Yokomo-style slippers, for the Team Associated VCS slipper clutch and also as variants for XRAY and Kyosho buggies.

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Under the Hood: Marco Baruffolo

Marco Baruffolo, 18 – Italy

  • Chassis: XRAY XB8’18
  • Engine: Picco V1 Team DLC CER
  • Fuel: Runner Time
  • Tyres: Hot Race Tyres
  • Radio & Servos: KO EX2, KO RSX3 Power servos
  • Body & Wing: Stock, Hudy Lexan wing
  • Event: One Race One Man 2018, IBR Padova, Italy

   

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Marco Baruffolo signs with XRAY

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XRAY have announced the signing of Marco Baruffolo to their italian team for the 2018 season. Marco will use the XB8 et XB8E and XB8T at the italian championship and will attend international events such as the Montpellier GP, Neo Race 2018 and Euros in Portugal. Marco had the following to say:

“I’m very very happy to be a part of this super company. When there was a chance to go to Xray, I did not think “twice” about it and I’m really happy. I will do all my best for the company and i’m sure that if we work all together we reach great results. Grazie Hudy Family”

Milan Mudra doubles at Lestr Cup Rd3

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This past weekend was held the third round of the Lestr Cup, Czech republic. XRAY’s Milan Mudra was able to take double TQs and wins in both 2WD and 4WD classes. In 2WD his team mate Václav Brož finished in second and Serpent’s Fanda Kalenda in third while in 4WD XRAY’s Václav Brož and Kyosho’s Jan Kapička rounded out the top 3.

4wd podium here

Pedro Gomes sweeps Indoor RC Oeste race

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The 6th annual Indoor RC Oeste race was held in Portugal over the weekend. Racing in 2WD and 4WD was very close and in 2WD it was young and talented XRAY driver Pedro Gomes who took the overall TQ by winning three of four qualifying round and also the win in front of two Team Associated drivers, Marco Timóteo in second and Nuno Casal Ribeiro in third. XRAY duo Miguel Santos and Filipe Miranda rounded out the top 5.