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Gotzl & Bidovsky win at Czech Nats Rd1

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The first round of the 2019 Czech 1/10 National series was held last weekend in a sport hall in Bohumín. Max Götzl (XRAY) took the overall TQ in 4WD and Stadium Truck after Q2 but due to some mistakes and a transponder issue Q3, it was Marek Schiller (Team Associated) who set the overall TQ in 2WD. In 2WD A-mains , M.Götzl was able to win the A1 but unfortunately couldn’t make it in the A2. But M.Götzl didn’t give up and he put a good run in A3 to take the win. Ales Bidovsky (Team Associated) secured the overall second spot by wining A2 while S.Marek rounded out the top 3.

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XRAY XB4 81mm ECS front driveshafts

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XRAY have introduced the new 81mm ECS front driveshafts for the XB4. The unique ECS driveshafts with 2.5mm pin equalize the speed between the drive shaft and the wheel. With a unique 2-piece joint between the axle and the wheel, the same extreme wheel turning angle is divided into two shallower angles without joint binding. This means that at the same cornering speed, the inner wheel will not bind or vibrate. Drive through the corner is more stable, more precise, and easier to drive. The ECS Drive Shafts help also with improved landing after jumps. With the ECS driveshafts, wheel vibrations and noise are decreased to minimum, steering is increased, stability of the car is increased and cornering speed and smoothness are noticeably increased as well.  

Raulerson & Frazier win at Clash Of The Clubs Rd3

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This past weekend the Chehaw RC track hosted the third round of the Clash Of The Clubs in Albany, Georgia with over 100 entries. In the Pro Nitro Buggy class, despite a mistake in the first corner who dropped him down to sixth in the 35-minute final, Blake Raulerson (XRAY) was able to take the lead about half way through the main and lead every lap till the end. Justin Kinsey (Mugen) and Brian Lewis (XRAY) rounded out the top 3. In Pro Nitro Truggy, Shawn Frazier (Mugen) brought home the win from J.Kinsey in second and B. Raulerson in third, all three finishing on the same lap in the 25-minute final.

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XRAY XB2 TEC lexan rear wing

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XRAY have introduced the new TEC lexan rear wing for XB2. Made from strong high quality Lexan material, the stylish, effective and super lightweight rear wing works perfectly with XRAY XB2 body. His flat design helps to get more rotation coming into the corner and increases traction coming out of corner.

XRAY XB8 medium rubber shock membrane cell set

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XRAY have introduced the new medium hardness rubber shock membrane cell set for XB8 and XT8. The cell shock membranes have less air gap that helps to generate more grip, and they offer increased rebound and traction. The specially-formulated rubber material of the shock membrane ensures equal damping characteristics from the beginning of the race to the end, even after extreme operation. The membranes come in sets of four.

XRAY XB4 front & rear linear spring sets

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XRAY have introduced new sets of front and rear linear springs for the XB4. Front & rear linear springs have been specifically designed for the big-bore shocks. Spring rate is constant during the entire spring compression. Both rear and front linear springs come marked with 2, 3 and 4 DOTS for easy identification. The springs, like all the other XRAY springs, are manually measured, selected and matched into pairs to guarantee precisely equal length and damping characteristics.

XRAY XT2 ultra light body & rear wings

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XRAY have introduced a new ultra light body and rear wings for the XT2. The redesigned XT2 body allows shock absorbers to be mounted either in front or rear positions. The high-performance aerodynamic body offers high-downforce areas for proper airflow and also the lowest CG possible to avoid chassis roll in most track conditions. Also new are the rear wings available in two designs to increased or decreased downforce. The new body is made from 0.75mm high-quality premium Lexan polycarbonate while the rear wings are made from 1.0mm strong Lexan material. The wing is mounted to the wing mounts supported by extra-flat shims to better support and increase the lifespan of the wing.

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Dimitris Ioannidis wins at XRS Greece Rd2

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The second round of XRS Greece was held at the Fanatix track in cold weather conditions. The rainy cold weather made the track slippery and therefore made things more challenging for the drivers. In the 2WD Buggy class, Giorgos Kalantzakis (XRAY) was very fast in the first qualification round but Dimitris Ioannidis (XRAY) worked very hard on his car’s setup and thanks to a careful driving he was able to take the overall TQ and win in front of talented amateur driver Stelios Koyrkoymelis (XRAY) in second and G.Kalantzakis in third which secured him the lead of the XRS championship.