20 July 2016 12:51 by Chris
Race report by Tony Evdoka (BRCA 1/10th Off-Road PRO):
The Telford club held a National event last year for the first time after the club got a new lease of life and enthusiasm. Headed by experienced racer Tony Bishop, the club presented us with a good looking track, surroundings and facilities. Let’s go racing! Everything painted and prepared…..becoming normality for clubs to prepare this way for National events.
20 July 2016 10:17 by Chris
See: Inside Line Models
PR Racing have announced their new 2wd buggy, the PRS1 V3 Mid Motor. To design the PRS1 V3 PR Racing have been working on a new 2wd buggy platform based on their V3 design that which is optimized for medium to low grip tracks such as dirt and wet astroturf. The new V3 (MM) buggy will showcase a 3 gear Mid Motor transmission. The battery placement on the new V3 (MM) chassis design will offer both vertical and horizontal placement which helps give versatility and gives the driver the chance to find the best possible weight distribution for their application.
20 July 2016 09:06 by Chris
Arrowmax further expand its LiPo battery range by introducing a 4S 14.8V LiPo battery pack for 1/8th EP buggy application. Available in 5200mAh using high quality batteries with 55C continuous and 110C burst rate this LiPo battery has a hard case design and measure at 139mmx 47mmx 48mm, comes with a pre-solder T-plugs and balancing plug.
19 July 2016 16:44 by Chris
The fourth round of 1/10 buggy Czech Nationals series took place last weekend in Usti nad Labem. Home club did good job and prepared huge and nice astroturf track. The track was little bit wet after thursday rain for the free practice. In 2wd qualifications Kaja Novotny wins 2nd and 3rd round and therefore the overall TQ. In 4wd qualifications Novotny TQed all three rounds to get again the overall TQ. In 2wd finals Novotny has dominated and won A1 and A2 and took the overall win.
19 July 2016 14:34 by Chris
See: Revolution Design Racing Products
Revolution Design Racing Products have introduced their all new Ultra motor weight 15g. Made for hassle-free chassis weight distribution changes the lightest in RDRP’s line of motor weights, the 15g variant is of an updated design with milled-out sections that allow for improved motor cooling compared to their previous design. It can be fasted to the motor using two countersunk screws and unused mounting positions on the motor’s front plate, making for much easier installation and maintenance as it stays attached to the motor even when it is taken out of the chassis. The weight helps to up the all-up weight or optimise the weight distribution of buggies, touring and pan cars and it is simply inserted between the motor and the motor plate. The weight is usable with most 540 and 550-size brushless motors.
19 July 2016 14:07 by Chris
Third round of Finnish 1/10 Electric Offroad Nationals were held at Oulu. Unfortunately rain made a lot of delays to schedule but luckily drivers were able to race on Saturday evening and whole day on Sunday. 2wd class was really difficult on damp conditions. Karri Salmela got the TQ followed by Ari-Pekka Kyykkä and Joel Valander. Karri also won first two finals, and after three mains Joel Valander finished second.
19 July 2016 13:54 by Chris
The 6th round of Czech Open was last weekend in Horní Jelení. The track was very wet on Friday and the practice was cancelled. During night the track conditions changed and the next day started practice then the qualification rounds but still on little bit wet track. In qualifications Jiří Mára took the TQ. In the final, since the start, Mára and Götzl had very good fights but in the second half Götzl has made some mistakes and Mára has stretched his lead. In the end Mára took the win in front of Götzl in second and Kapička in third. Thanks to his 2nd position and Götzl won the Junior class.
19 July 2016 13:06 by Chris
Arrowmax have introduced the black & gold V2 tool base based on the popular V2 version. The tools base had been helping thousands on turning there pit desk into an organize and tidy work place. The version 2 design go one step further: by including special slot for the ever popular AM-190031 multi shock clamp and the V2 line of turnbuckle wrench. Placing and founding the right tools cannot be easier. Design to fit 4x22mm handle (7mm socket driver, reamer etc.), 4x14mm handle (60mm tools) and 12pcs 18mm handle tools. Plus your Multi Shock Tools and 3x our V2 line of Turnbuckle wrench. One base, 24 tools!
19 July 2016 12:00 by Chris
Round 4 of the Singapore Electric Buggy National Series was held at the city-state’s downtown astro-turf offroad circuit at Urban PlaySpace this past weekend. In the 4wd class, Dennis Chiang took provisional TQ, before an EFRA-inspired SuperPole shootout gave the pole position start to young China-based racer, Koh Boon Yang. In the finals, each of the 4 rounds that ran before the rains came produced different winners with the drivers placed from 1st – 4th on equal points. Ismail Saheeb was declared the overall winner on a tie-break, with Dennis claiming 2nd, while Boon Yang finished 3rd.
19 July 2016 11:41 by Chris
Last weekend was held the last round of the German Nationals in Duisburg. Duisburg track is a pretty big track for 1/10 cars with laptimes around 38-39 seconds. Saturday was free practice all day. For the qualifying rounds most of the drivers run a rear motor car except Jörn Neumann who chose the serpent SRX2 Mid Motor car to get a little practice for the EC next week. On Sundays qualification Neumann could TQ all 3 rounds and take the first 2 A-Finals. Patrick Fischer and Thorsten Schmitz finish second and third respectively.