Tyres News

JConcepts show off new Kosmos tyre

US tyre and accessories brand JConcepts are here in force at the 2017 Euros in Sweden with principal Jason Ruona supporting his drivers, debuting their new Kosmos tyre. Designed with “Euro Style” in mind, the Kosmos sports heavy to medium pins, suited for high speed tracks and dust, something like the MK Eskil track here in Sweden 😉 The Kosmos tyre will be available in long wear compounds soon.

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Duratrax Punch & Six Pack tyres

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Duratrax have added two new 1/8 tyres to his range in the form of the Punch and Six Pack tyres. The Punch tyres are perfect for loose, hard-packed wet and damp clay tracks while the Six Pack tread works great on pavement, grass and hard-packed dry tracks. All are available unmounted or mounted on white dish, black spoke or black chrome spoke wheels. All tyres are molded in soft C2 compound and come with foam inserts in pairs, and packaged in re-sealable plastic bags.

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Sweep Cellblock 1/8 buggy tyre & Indigo inserts

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Sweep Racing have introduced new 1/8 buggy tyre and and Indigo closed cell foams. The Cellblock has been developed for clay or hard-packed track and blocks surface. It is designed on V5 carcase as latest Defender tyres wich provide easy driving on bumpy tracks. Also newly developed INDIGO inserts fit perfectly with V5 carcase as well. They improve life time by new mixture with 24 groove inside. The Cellblock is available in yellow, silver, blue, red and clay compounds made by characteristic rubber material.

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Schumacher Spiral 1/8 truggy tyre

Schumacher have expanded their tyre line up with the Spiral, their first tyre for 1/8 truggy, keeping with Schumacher’s trend for great tyres for high grip astro, grass and multi surface conditions. Tested in a variety of conditions and found to offer better traction and life than the competition. The Spiral tyre is available in Yellow compound for predominantly dry tracks, with Silver compound for wet and damp conditions. Foam inserts supplied separately.

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Pro-Line unveils unnamed 1/8 tyres

Our friend Steve Burgess from Rugspin Graphix talked over with HB Racing’s Cody King about the forthcoming 1/8 tyre from Pro-Line at the Stateline R/C track where the ROAR Nats take place this week. You want to know more about this unnamed tyres? Just watch the video with Cody.

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MCD Rally-Xross wheels & tyres

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MCD have introduced the new Rally-Xross wheels and tyres designed for both rally cars and buggies to be driven on compact gravel and dusty tarmac surfaces. The Rally-Xross tyres can be using also on buggies with a longer gear ratio due to 160mm tyre diameter. Compared to the MCD’s Dirt-Xross which is 180mm, the new tyres offer low center of gravity which can eliminate traction roll in some circumstances.

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Pro-Line Wedge Stadium Truck 2.2″ front carpet tyres

Coming form Pro-Line and made for 2wd Stadium Truck are the Wedge T 2.2″ front carpet tyres. The Wedge T provides just the perfect amount of steering you need without being too aggressive. The Hook shaped pins of the Wedge provide all the steering you can handle without being grabby. Pro-Line’s Z compounds (Z3 Soft and Z4 Super Soft) provide unparalleled grip on a variety of surfaces used indoor (carpet, wood, cardboard, plastic, etc.) while still being long lasting. 

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Pro-Line Wide Wedge 2WD buggy front carpet tyres

Pro-Line have introduced the Wide Wedge front carpet tyres for 2WD buggy. The Wide Wedge brings the popular Wedge tread pattern to a tyre carcass that fits on standard 2wd Front Wheels, that means no more cutting wheels or needing special narrow 2wd front wheels. The extra tire width allows for an additional row of tread which the Pro-Line Engineers used to make the tire directional, meaning the tire can be mounted for either more aggressive steering or less.

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