Elliott Boots sweeps BRCA Rally X Rd3

Source: Elliott Boots R/C (Facebook)

This past weekend was hled the third round of the BRCA Rally X championship at the JC Raceway. Elliott Boots (Kyosho) took the overall TQ and also the win in the 45-minute final. Lee Martin (Infinity) came in second with Neil Cragg (Team Associated) completing the podium.

Micha Widmaier crowned German E-buggy Champion


The German E-buggy Nationals were held at the Sand am Main track over the weekend. TQ went to Jörn Neumann (SWORKz) from Burak Kilic (Agama) and Micha Widmaier (SWORKz). After the first two A-finals all three drivers had 4 points and the third final was a real showdown. After the start Neumann could bring a few second gap between him and Kilic and Widmaier. After a close and fair fight Widmaier could overtake Kilic as he made a mistake. In the last lap Neumann had a big mistake and Widmaier could pass and take the win. Neumann came in second while Kilic rounded out the top 3.

Imbue release updated MBX8/MBX7R dogbone kit

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Imbue Motorsports have introduced an updated centre dogbone kit for the Mugen MBX8 and MBX7R. Featuring new 5mm Aluminum Dogbones with harder pins for increased durability and wear, the kit also includes updated drive cups made from bearing steel which have been correctly hardened for long life. The cups also feature some minor revisions to prevent the dogbones from bottoming out, while also eliminating pinion play on MBX7R vehicles with 8×16 differential pinion bearings.

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T-Work’s introduces new B6.1 options

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Made for Team Associated B6.1 is a range of new option parts from T-Work’s. The range consist of 64-grade titanium UFO button head screws (86pcs), gold-plated screws (101pcs), carbon fibre battery strap, extend battery post with 5.5mm locknuts, aluminium lightweight front axles, titanium battery post with aluminium locknuts, titanium turnbuckle set and spring steel lightweight front axles. Also available are hard-coated aluminium 6mm pivot balls, aluminium shock adjustable nuts, aluminium caster hat brushings, carbon fibre steering block arms, titaanium hinge pins and DLC coated suspension pins.

Mugen MBX8 ‘Expert Build’ nitro buggy roller

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Coming soon from Mugen Seiki is the MBX8 Expert Build nitro buggy roller. The ‘Expert Build’ as the Kyosho ‘Spec A’ is built by experienced staff and checked in every detail. You just need to put engine and radio to be ready.

Exotek EB410 aluminium +5mm wing mounts

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Exotek Racing have introduced the new aluminium +5mm wing mount for the Tekno RC EB410. Extra durable but machined to be lightweight (15.8gr total) and stylish, the +5mm wing mounts raises the wing 5mm higher for better tire clearance and improved downforce. The wing mounts were designed to be use with carbon fibre shock towers which uses the stock wing spacer and hardware to mount your wing. They can be mounted on the stock plastic shock tower if four 2mm tall spacers are used on the shock tower screws.

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Kyosho RB7 1/10th 2wd buggy kit

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Kyosho have introduced their new RB7 1/10th 2wd buggy kit. The RB7 features a 4mm shorter and 2.5mm thick chassis made of 7075 hard anodized aluminum, helps with faster cornering and increased grip with more flex.The front knuckles/hubs are improved for both better handling with updated ackerman locations, and increased material for durability. The RB7 comes also with gull-wing style front suspension arms for more accurate damping, with optional front sway bar mounting positions, lowered carbon composite front shock tower and multi-configuration rear suspension arms (long and short bushing inserts).

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Beach RC & Hobbies appointed as exclusive JQ Racing distributor in US

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With the growth and popularity of the JQ Racing brand in the U.S., Joseph Quagraine and Brent Densford have agreed to exclusive distribution of the brand in the United States. As BeachRC.com keeps growing year after year and JQ Racing becoming more and more popular the match was perfect. This new distribution channel is up and running, even though it is powered by BeachRC.com, there is an all new website for Dealers, Team Members and Retail Customers at JQRacingUSA.com.

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