Ethan Lefebvre sweeps ROAR Region 9 champs

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The 2018 ROAR Region 9 Championship was held at Thornhill Racing Circuit in Hutto, Texas, over the weekend. Ethan Lefebvre (XRAY) would sweep the event in both Nitro Buggy and Nitro Truggy. E.Lefebvre was able to get clean starts in both nitro buggy and nitro truggy finals and lead both from start to finish. Tyler Hooks (Tekno) and Rocco Margiotta (Team Associated) rounded out the top 3 in nitro buggy while R.Margiotta and Miguel Villalobos (Mugen) came in second and third in nitro truggy.

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HUDY 5ml empty oil bottle, nose, steel needle & safety lock set

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HUDY have introduced a set of three empty oil bottles 5ml including plastic nose, steel needle with rubber cap and safety lock. The bottle may contain any oils and features a safety lock cover. It can be provided with a dropper or needle nozzles depending on the use you wish to make. You can choose between the plastic nose with plastic cover or the needle with a rubber cap. These bottles are easy to use and easy to storage thanks to their convenient size.

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Martin Bayer doubles at Mibosport Cup Rd3

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The third round of Mibosport Cup 2018/19 was held last weekend at the Sport Hotel Hrotovice in the Czech Republic. Martin Bayer (XRAY) was on the top after the free practices in both 4WD and 2WD classes. He also kept his first position after controlled practices in 4WD, but in 2WD the top seed was Ales Bidovsky (Team Associated). M.Bayer was able to take the TQ spot in both classes. Max Götzl (XRAY) lined up second and Karel Novotny (XRAY) third on the 4WD A final grid while in 2WD it was A.Bidovsky and K.Novotny who lined up in second and third. In 4WD M.Bayer snatched the win in A1 and A2 from K.Novotny, who always finished in second and M.Götzl few seconds behind them in both finals. A3 was about to decide the Top 5 as M.Bayer already secured the overall win. M.Bayer was able to win the A3 in front of Adam Izsay (XRAY) in second. Overall M.Bayer won from K.Novotny in second and M.Götzl in third.

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Kyosho teases a new 1/8 nitro buggy?

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For several months Kyosho has been very active and has unveiled many kits including the RB7, ZX7, MP9 TKI4 ReadySet and Inferno MP9e Evo but nothing to delight fans who love the smell of nitro. For many years now, the famous MP9 TKI has enabled Kyosho to win several titles as the Japanese brand’s flagship model has evolved. The demand for an MP10 is not new, but so far Kyosho seemed to want to make the most of the potential of a buggy that has still managed to reach the 2018 Worlds final.

Kyosho has posted a video showing what could be the MP10 and although at the moment nothing can indicate if this is really the case, Yuichi Kanai’s signature is not insignificant. The time for change has finally come? To be continued….

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XTR Racing after run oil

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XTR Racing have introduced a new engine after-run oil. Specially developed to protect your engine against corrosion when storing engine after run, this high-quality after run oil to be used in any nitro engine. The after run oil is in yellow color and filled in perfect handy 80ml bottle.

Team Associated FT professional mini digital scale

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Team Associated have introduced new Factory Team professional mini digital scale. It is the perfect tool when it comes to weighing small parts for your RC car. It’s also perfect for filling diffs with the right amount of fluid and is accurate down to 0.01 grams.

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XRAY XB8 graphite center diff mounting plate set

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XRAY have introduced a set of graphite center diff mounting plates for the XB8 series. The mounting plates are made from specially-formulated graphite composite mixture for increased strength, lower weight and provide extreme heat resistance. Two complete sets are required for mounting the center diff.

HRC Racing 4000mAh round hardcase LiPo battery pack

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HRC Distribution have introduced the new HRC Racing 4000mAh round hardcase LiPo battery pack. Perfect complement to overboost any RTR car on the hobby side of the RC market, the battery pack features a rounded shape allowing to used it on any Tamiya and other RC brand that require non-squared hardcase LiPos. The HRC Racing 4000mAh round hardcase LiPo battery pack is available with Tamiya or T-plug connectors.

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