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XactRC YZ-2 DTM3/CAL3 aluminum steering link

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XactRC have introduced a new aluminum steering link system for the Yokomo YZ-2 DTM3 and and YZ-2 CAL3. The redesigned link will feature 4 flanged 3x7x3 ball bearings to minimize slop the steering rack assembly. This will help in low and high speed areas for both dirt and carpet racing. The aluminum link will also provide more consistency, overall performance, and less maintenance. Easy to install, using same washer setup and ball studs as the plastic link given with the YZ-2 kit. This product is the first of many racers oriented performance parts from XactRC and it was developed, tested, and made in the USA.

Maifield & Rivkin win at 2019 INS9 Finals

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The final round of the popular 2019 INS9 was held at the Beach RC & Hobbies indoor track in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. In the Pro 4WD Modified Buggy class, R.Maifield was the man to beat. The former World Champion took the overall TQ and grabbed the win from T.Tessmann and D.Evans in 2nd and 3rd respectively. S.Rivkin came in fourth and Mark Sousa (XRAY/Pro-Line Racing) in fifth. In the highly contested Pro 2WD Modified Buggy class, Spencer Rivkin (Team Associated/Hobbywing/ JConcepts) set the overall TQ and took the win in front of Ty Tessmann (XRAY/Hobbywing/Pro-Line Racing) in second and Ryan Maifield (Yokomo/Performa Racing/JConcepts) in third. The Team Associated du of Dustin Evans (Team Associated/Reedy/Pro-Line Racing) and Aydin Horne (Team Associated/Reedy/Pro-Line Racing) completed the top 5 results.

Yokomo Racing Performer 3.5mm motor bullet connectors

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Yokomo have added new 3.5mm motor bullet connectors to their Racing Performer range of products. The motor connector set is a great all in one option for anyone looking to finish up a motor and speed controller install. The female connector features a hexagonal design is made to be soldered to the motor in order to be easily wired by simply replacing the connector when replacing the motor. Since it is slightly tight, it can be prevented from coming off while driving. The set includes three 3.5mm male and female bullets while another set includes only three 3.5mm female bullets.

Pro-Line Axis 2WD buggy lightweight bodies

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Pro-Line Racing have introduced three new Axis lightweight 2WD buggy bodies for the Team Associated B6.1, the Yokomo YZ-2 and the TLR 22 5.0. Designed with the latest in CAD technology, the Axis features a super low-slung design with sharp lines throughout giving it an unmistakable look on the track. The Axis features a cab-forward design which provides enhanced steering response while the small side fins balances out the rear of the car with ideal side-bite. The rear of the Axis body has the right amount of clearance for the gearbox and fits the chassis and bulkhead shape of your race buggy perfectly. Proudly Made in the USA, the Axis is made from light weight polycarbonate material that will give you an edge over the competition. Included with the body are two Air Force II 6.5″ rear wings, paint-then-peel overspray film, window masks and Pro-Line decals.

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Yokomo YZ-2 Racing Performer titanium screw set

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Yokomo have added a new set of titanium screws for the YZ-2 DTM3 and CAL3 to their Racing Performer range. These high-precision cutting titanium screws are different from conventional titanium screws. Ultra-precision machined and made of high-quality titanium, the lightweight and durable screw features a precise central axis created by cutting to secure screwing and tightening.

Lee Martin sweeps Louis XVI race Rd1

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The first round of the Louis XVI race was held at the RC-Race Arena in Islikon, Switzerland this past weekend. Yokomo Factory driver Lee Martin (Yokomo/Scorpion/Sweep Racing) was the man to beat. The multi-time European Champion would sweep the 2WD Modified Buggy class, taking the overall TQ and win from his teammate Fabian Luca Widmer (Yokomo/Sweep Racing) in 2nd and Kay Frehner (XRAY) in 3rd.

JP Richards TQs & wins at The Icebreaker

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The Icebreaker race was held at the Bill’s RC Hobby Shop indoor track in Marion, Indiana. The Grand Opening race attracted 85 entires and in the 2WD Modified Buggy class it was JP Richards (Yokomo/Muchmore Racing/Pro-Line Racing) who set the overall TQ and took the win from Ean Reilley (TLR/Team Trinity/JConcepts) in 2nd and Adam Rayls (Team Associated/Reedy/Jconcepts) in 3rd.

Joe Pillars doubles at 11th annual Rockstar Winter Off-Road Series Rd1

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The first round of the 11th annual Rockstar Winter Off-Road Series was held at the PDX RC Underground in Portland, Oregon with an impressive 80 entries. In the highly contested 2WD Modified Buggy class it was Joe Pillars (Yokomo/Muchmore Racing/JConcepts) who set the overall TQ and took the win from Travis Harker (XRAY/Muchmore Racing) in 2nd and Tanner Day (Yokomo/Muchmore Racing/Pro-Line Racing) in 3rd.

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