Tyres News

Raw Speed Rip Tide 1/10 buggy rear tyre

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Raw Speed have introduced their newest rear tyre for 1/10 buggies, the Rip Tide. The Rip Tide is is based on a totally redesigned tyre carcass that is designed to create a uniform contact patch as the chassis leans while cornering and an awesome forward and side bite, predictable corning and breaks in quickly to get you on pace as quickly as possible on race day. The Rip Tide comes with closed cell inserts.

“Our customers asked us for a tire that breaks in and comes up to pace faster. On tracks that are not abrasive or on days when you are attending larger races the rip tide will be ready to race much faster than our previous generations of tire.” – Jason Snyder

Raw Speed Slick Short Course tyre

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Raw Speed have introduced their new Slick tyre for Short Course Trucks. A paid careful attention to the shape of the tyre including how crown meets the sidewall to create a very consistent handling tyre for high grip surfaces. The Slick tyre comes as pair including high quality closed cell inserts.

Hot Race Sahara 1/8 th Buggy tyres

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Italian company Hot Race Tyres have introduced the new Sahara 1/8th buggy tyre. The Sahara tyres improve traction, and super corner speed due to the huge amount of super small pins over the entire surface of the tyres. This tyres are perfect for indoor track or super high grip track condition. The Sahara is available on the market in Super Soft, Soft, Medium, Hard compound and Clay in soft and hard compound.

New Sweep 1/10 carpet & astro turf tyres

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Sweep Racing have added three new tyres to their range of 1/10 tyres with the Micro Dot rear tyre, the Taper Pin Wide 4WD front tyre and the Taper Pin 2WD front tyre for astro turf and carpet tracks. The design of each tyres are followed well-known shape of tyres patterns in general and are designed to allow a variety of setups with the addition of side ring for front tyres. Each tyres are easy to assemble and glue on the wheels and they have a directional design on outside of contact surface with optimized carcase design for carpet and astro turf track. The new mixtures has been developed to maximize grip on carpets and astro turf track and Red (Medium) Blue (Soft) compounds are available with sky blue foam inserts as well.

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Pro-Line Positron 1/8 buggy tyres

Pro-Line have introduced the Positron 1/8 Buggy tyres. Designed from the ground up with an all-new and futuristic directional tread design, the Positron delivers true next generation performance with improved grip and corner speed on indoor tracks. The tread design pays homage to the Electron and ION tyre before it with the 2 center pins boxed in by connected bars for a familiar Pro-Line signature look. From there the connected bars shoot off at angles that have been specifically designed to provide maximum forward bite combined with unmatched corner speed all while lasting longer. The Positron is directional, which adds another tuning option for the racers always looking for that extra edge since it will perform differently depending on which direction it is run. The Pro-Line Positron tyre will be available soon in Super Soft M4 and MC (clay) compound with blue closed cell inserts.

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Hot Race Tyres introduce clay compounds

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Hot Race Tyres from Italy have introduced their new clay rubber compounds. Developed especially with the demanding clay-type tracks in mind, the rubber will extract the maximum traction and performance from the tyre and it will become available in soft and hard compounds for both the existing range of 1/8th treads and also the new 1/10th buggy tyres.

Procircuit Claymore 1/8 buggy tyre

Procircuit have introduced the last tyre to their new range of 1/8 buggy tyre, the Claymore. Very demanded by the Procircuit’s factory team drivers, this tyre is an evolution or combination of the Square Impact and the Hot Dices. These two treads are the most used on competition events by their team drivers, so Modelix decided to combine them and bridge the gap between them with the same Square Impact’s pins pattern but larger pins similar to the Hot Dices.

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Procircuit Sprinter 1/8 buggy tyre

Procircuit have introduced the new Sprinter 1/8 buggy tyre. This tyre is the evolution of the popular Road Runner, with large and separated pins. The pins size as well as the distance between them offers drivers the consistent handling on a wide variety of track surfaces and stands up on bumpy and loose dirt outdoor racetracks. It features the XL insert and the new wider and larger structure that improves the overall performance with more consistent handling in the bumps, effortless jumping and an easy to drive feeling. The Sprinter is available in P1 Super Soft (white), P2 Soft (yellow) and P3 Medium (orange) compounds.