Alex Zanchettin confirmed at the Buggy Summer Cup 2K18

See: Hot Race Tyres

Hot Race Tyres have announced that the European podium finisher and 2014 World finalist Alex Zanchettin confirmed his presence at the Buggy Summer Cup 2k18 in the Invitational class. Alex will be added at the six already know, many more will be presented during next days. The event will have a max of 16 invitational drivers with a super fun race format. Registration are open since one week, and the 75% of free spots are already booked, so only almost 25 spots available, dont’ miss the race and do your registration and will attend the event.

Jesper Rasmussen doubles at Danish Nats Rd4

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Last weekend was held the fourth round of the Danish 1/10 Buggy Nationals at the GRC track in mixed weather conditions. Team Associated driver Jesper Rasmussen was able to take the overall TQ in 2WD and 4WD and also the win by winning A1 and A2 finals in both classes. In the 2WD class Yokomo duo of Frederik Hovgaard and Lasse Bak came in second and third while in 4WD it was Bak who finished in second and Hovgaard in third.

4wd podium here

FX Engines K302 engine & pipe combo

See: FX Royal Racing Engines

FX have announced that the K302 nitro engine now available in combo with the EFRA 2131 muffler and Medium manifold. The K302 engine provides linear power with lower consumption and features a ceramic bearing, a Diamond coated crankshaft and also a low cooling head. The combo comes with a Medium manifold.

Euro-B support for Alpha drivers

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Alpha Plus have announced that Alpha Italy Distributor-Planet Racing Modellismo, and Alpha UK team manager-Jon Dell will provide full support, help, tips or tricks with setting up your Alpha engine to all Alpha drivers at the 1/8 Euro B Championship.

ProTek 155T/S high-voltage servos

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ProTek RC have introduced two powerful high-voltage, metal gear digital servos in the form of the 155T and 155S. The ProTek 155T High Voltage Hi-Torque servo delivers an incredible 360 oz-in of torque and 0.10 transit speed at 6.0V, and when you bump the voltage to 7.4 the spec’s increase to 453 oz-in and 0.08. Spec’s like these make this servo an excellent choice for any 1/10 to 1/8 scale vehicle application. Other features include a full aluminum case that provides bomb proof durability and improved heat dissipation, a metal gear train that is supported by dual ball bearings, a 200mm long 22awg connector wire with gold plated connectors, a coreless motor and Conformal Coated circuit board for excellent vibration absorption and element protection (not waterproof).

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Ty Tessmann #1 at Top 25 Rankings

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There are changes all over the Top 25 Ranking following ROAR Nationals, Euro Warm-up, and Manufacturers Cup. Ty Tessmann dominated the ROAR Nationals, taking the TQ and win after defending Spencer Rivkin’s late charge using a different pit strategy. In similar fashion, Davide Ongaro took a convincing TQ and win at the Euro Warm-up race followed by current world champion David Ronnefalk. Former World #1 Ryan Maifield took the win at the Manufacturers Cup, but had an unfortunate 15th place finish at the ROAR nationals after a flame out while leading the semi. When the dust all settled it was Ty Tessmann That took over the World #1 Ranking.

Schumacher appointed new LRP Distributor in UK

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Schumacher Racing Products Ltd and Lautenbach Racing Products GmbH have announced a new partnership for LRP UK Distribution. Schumacher Racing will be the sole distributor in the UK for LRP Products, providing sales and their industry leading after sales support and customer service, both in house and at major events around the UK. With the recent changes in the LRP company, pricing of the products will be more competitive than before, giving the customer better value for money and greater availability in a wider range of model shops and online.

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HNMC raises £850 at the Summer Series Rd4


With the passing of a few racers over the last few years the HNMC club decided to hold a round of its summer series with all the money going to charity.

“Stephen Brunsden who sadly past away had been a diehard supporter of HNMC and I cannot remember an event that he had not attended his family chose Sue Ryder to the beneficiary from the event. Sue Ryder had cared for Stephen in his last few days of his life. We also remember Barnard Wija and Peter Stevens again supports of the club and RC community we all miss you guys.”

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