SWORKz S35-4 nitro buggy coming soon

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SWORKz have released a teaser image of the forthcoming S35-4 nitro buggy. No information about the new kit have leaked in the wake but detailed images and information about the vehicle should become available very soon.

Noha Ben Mohamed joins XRAY

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XRAY have announced the signing of the young and talented driver Noha Ben Mohamed to their Racing team. The French rising star will be racing the full line of 1/10th buggies including the XRAY XB2 and XB4 platforms in regional, National and international events in 2020.

Team Associated B6-series FT precision ground diff drive rings

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Associated Electrics have added to their range of Factory Team options parts new precision ground diff drive rings for the Team Associated B6-series of 2WD buggy, SC5M and SC6.1, RC10T4.1 to T6.1 series, and all SC10s using ball diffs. The precision ground diff drive rings are a great option part for those who want the best ball diff possible. The precision comes from a flatter, tighter tolerance diff ring that will result in smoother diff operation and longer life, therefore increasing time between rebuilds.

Reedy Sonic 540-M4 competition brushless motor

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Associated Electrics have introduced the new Reedy Sonic 540-M4 competition brushless motor for 1/10th vehicles. Internally, the 540-M4 is very similar to that of the 540-M3 that it replaces — it produces the same linear powerband and excellent mid-range feel that have become synonymous with Reedy’s modified motors. However, changes can be good when they serve a purpose. In the case of the 540-M4, the inner bearing has been moved so that it is part of the can instead of the sensor assembly, which more precisely aligns the rotor within the magnetic field while reducing noise and vibration.

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Davide Ongaro grabs the top spot at Top 25 Rankings

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The 2020 Montpellier GP is in the books. The event was swept by Juan Carlos Canas (SWORKZ/REDS Racing/Merlin/6MIK) who took the overall TQ and the win just like he’d done before in the warm-up in front of David Ronnefalk (HB Racing/Performa Racing), coming from the 14th and last spot on the grid and Davide Ongaro (Team Associated/LRP/AKA). The third place allows D.Ongaro to take the first spot at Top 25 Rankings.

Losi 1/18th Mini-T 2.0 40th Anniversary Limited Edition RTR Stadium truck

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Horizon Hobby have introduced the Losi 1/18th Mini-T 2.0 RTR Stadium Truck in the 40th Anniversary Limited Edition version. Reinvented with modern technology and Team Losi Racing engineering, the Losi Mini-T 2.0 1/18th-scale 2WD 40th Anniversary Limited Edition Truck honors the heritage of the original Mini-T with features and options never dreamed of back in the day. With suspension geometry updated and taken from the TLR 22 platform and the inclusion of a 2.4Ghz radio system, everything here takes a step above the Mini’s on the market. The Limited Edition comes with a brushless motor, throwback trim scheme, individually numbered custom etched chassis, and step pin rear tires and ribbed front tires just like the original. RC enthusiasts looking for something small, but with the performance of a 1/10 scale vehicle will find plenty to love in the Mini-T 2.0. It features a mid-motor configuration for better balance, oil filled shocks, aluminum chassis, and a full range of option parts all in a total ready-to-run package.

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2020 GMCC Mega Event announcement

The 2020 Gozo Model Car Club Mega Event will be held on Saturday, February 15th at DTRACK at Ta’ Xhajma, Malta. Once again, the event will attract a great turnout of Maltese drivers and will be held in the Buggy and Truggy classes. The track will open its doors at 8:00 a.m, the rounds of qualifying will start at 10:00 a.m. while the finals will be held in the afternoon. It is still possible to sign up by sending a private message on the Gozo Model Car Club – GMCC Facebook page.

HUDY 80-140mm adjustable droop gauge

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HUDY have introduced a new 80mm to 140mm adjustable droop gauge for 1/8th Buggies and E-buggies as well as 1/10th Buggies, Short Course trucks. The professional fully-adjustable droop gauge is CNC-machined from premium-quality aluminum and comes black coated and laser engraved with a precision scale. Designed to check the droop of the suspension downtravel in range 80mm to 140mm, the tool is ideal for quick and instant droop check directly on ready-to-race car with no other set-up equipment needed. 

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