XRAY News

Dimitris Fotinos wins at XRS Greece Rd3

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Last weekend was held the third round of the XRS at Fanatix Racing Track, Greece. In the 2wd Buggy class it was Greek champion Dimitris Fotinos (XRAY) who TQed in front of Papagiannakopoulos (Kyosho) and Ioannidis (XRAY). In A1 it was Fotinos who took the win from an another Greek champion, Amaxas in second and Papagiannakopoulos in third. In A2 Papagiannakopoulos grabbed the win after a mistake from Fotinos while Ioannidis finished in third. In the deciding A3 final Fotinos and Ioannidis were in the heat of a battle but eventually Fotinos was acle to took the the win. Papagiannakopoulos and Ioannidis rounded out the overall podium in second and third respectively.

T-Work’s introduces new XB4 options

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Made for the XRAY XB4 is a range of new option parts from T-Work’s. First up are two screw sets, one with gold-plated steel screws and the other with titanium screws with UFO head design. Next up is a titanium turnbuckle set and a titanium ball end set. Also new are two hard coated universal central shaft joint, a hard coated central universal shaft and four 5.8mm hard coated universal balls and two hard coated 5.8mm aluminium pivot balls.

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Ty Tessmann Pro Tip: XT8 upgrade

Ty Tessmann has published a “Pro Tip” video where the forme World champ gives some information on the XT8 upgrade.

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Under the Hood: XB8’18 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 & XRAY lexan wing
  • Event: The Neo Race 2018, Spain

   

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Brad Ripple wins at Thornhill championship

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The Thornhill championship was held this past weekend in Texas. Almost 100 entries from Houston, Dallas and San Antonio attended the race. After two close A mains in the E-truggy class it was TLR’s Brad Ripple who took the win in front of two XRAY drivers, Ron Simpson in second and Daniel Grobe in third.

XRS Poland Rd5 report

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Fifth round of the XRAY Racing Series Poland was held in Zatoka Sportu in Lodz on a super high speed track with ‘clay style’ layout. In the 4WD class it was XRAY’s Bartosz Zalewski who took the overall TQ from Jakub Luczak and Sebastian Migal. After three close finals Zalewski made too many mistakes which cost him the win. Luczak with more consistent laps won in front of Zalewski in second and Migal in third. In 2WD despite the TQ spot, Schumacher driver Bartlomiej Kramza made a lot of mistakes did not allow to stay in top 5. Bartosz Zalewski jumped from the second position to first and took the victory from Sebastian Migal and Jakub Luczak. The Stock class was little bit slower but also stressful. Old star of Polish RC Artur Kramza took the win from TQ’s Iwo Czarnecki and Pawel Ntkovca.

Final results here

AVID XB8 carbon rear chassis braces

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AVID have introduced the carbon rear chassis braces for the XB8 and XB8E. The rear chassis braces are made from high quality carbon fibre 1.5mm thick each and designed to stiffen up the rear of the car for high traction surfaces. They come with three stainless steel screws and nuts.

Announcing the launch of RC America website

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After months of hard work and dedication, RC America have officially announced the launch of their ecommerce website on March 23, 2018. As the North and South American importer for XRAY, HUDY, and FX, their ongoing goal with this website is to provide their visitors with resources to learn about products RC America offer and the solutions they can provide. Website visitors will have access to inventory levels and several easy methods to locate and purchase parts to keep their XRAY vehicles performing at the highest level. The new website provides a fresh look and easy to access products. RC America wholeheartedly support social media, and are currently researching ways to better integrate social media in order to create the best possible relationship with their brand.

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