Adam Drake doubles at Ice Breaker

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This past weekend was held the Ice Breaker at Indy R/C World In Garland, Texas. Mugen Seiki driver Adam Drake took the TQ in Nitro Buggy and E-Buggy. The Drake will continue its momentum by wining the 45 minute truggy final and also the E-Buggy class.

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Potter & Shank win at Top Gun Off-Road Carpet Shootout

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This past weekend was held the Top Gun Offroad Carpet Shootout at the Benton County Fairgrounds. There was 4 rounds of qualifying with rocket round format being used. Jade Russell took the TQ in 2WD and Darren Shank in 4WD. In 2wd Buggy, the racing was really tight and close from front to back. Tekin’s Jeremy Potter was able to take the win in A1 and A3 to secure the overall victory. Austin Azure and Karson Russell rounded out the podium.

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Adam Drake show how to shim a nitro clutch

Mugen Seiki’s Adam Drake is back in another video showing us how to shim a nitro clutch.

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PR Racing PRS1v3 FM aluminium rear camber plate

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PR Racing have introduced new aluminium rear camber plate for the PRS1v3 FM. CNC machined from high quality aluminium, the part has been design as a direct fit to the rear of the V3 FM to give a number of different inner ballstud positions to further tune the handling of the PR buggy. It also increases stiffness and durability of the ballstud locations. In addition, the new camber plate has features to allow fitment of new Sway Bars, designed specifically for the FM buggy (available separately).

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Patrick Rossiter joins Schumacher

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Schumacher Racing have announced the signing of american driver Patrick Rossiter to their USA team. Patrick will use the new Schumacher KD buggy and the CAT K2 with which Patrick took the TQ and the win in the A Main in the 13.5 class at the Palmetto Classic recently.

Singapore’s Urban Astro Buggy Champs Rd3 report

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The third round of the Singapore’s Urban Astro Buggy Championships was held this past weekend. This was concurrently a Singapore national series points scoring event. In the 2WD Buggy Class, the battle for TQ between Esmail Apandi, Dennis Chiang and Kum Yew would come down to the 3rd qualifying round. Despite running in the earlier group, Esmail master the slightly wet conditions to secure overall TQ with a scintillating run in Q3.

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Burak Kilic wins first qualifying round for the E-Buggy German Nats

Last weekend was held the first round of qualification for the E-Buggy German Nats of the group West at the fabulous Czypo Drom indoor track in Bad Oeynhausen. Over 80 drivers attended the event with among them many strong drivers. The young and talented Agama driver Burak Kilic won the race, and also the junior class. Laurin Czypulowski in second and Berkan Kilic in third rounded out the podium.

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HB Racing D817 universal shafts

HB Racing have introduced new universal shafts for the D817. These universal shafts are precision machined from high strength steel. They’re standard replacement parts for the D817 buggy, and a tuning option for other HB Racing vehicles like the E817, D815, RGT8 and D812. Universals offer improved bumpy track performance and ease of maintenance compared to CVA joints. The universals shafts are vailable as pairs.

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