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UCS Fxracing Indoor Series Rd2 report

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After an exciting first round, the battle between the two FXModells drivers Andrei Straccini and Crihan Liviu reached a new level in round two of the UCS Fxracing Indoor Series. The round was held in Targu Mures City, Mures county (Transylvania), Romania, at the UCS Fxracingms Indoor Track. Andrei took a flawless victory with almost a two-lap difference against Liviu.

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Ryan Maifield doubles at 2017 IOCC

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The 2017 International Off-Road Carpet Championship was held at the Westgate Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada over the weekend. In 2WD Modified Buggy it was Team Orion’s Ryan Maifield who took the overall TQ and the win by winning the first two A-Mains in front of Team Associated driver Spencer Rivkin in second and AE’s Broc Champlin in third. Kyosho’s Chris Jarosz and Team Associated’s Ryan Cavalieri rounded out the top 5. In 4WD Modified Buggy Maifield dominated again the qualifying and took the overall TQ and the win after winning in the first and the third A-Mains from Rivkin and Tekno driver Ryan Lutz. Cavalieri and Yokomo’s Carson Wernimont rounded out the top 5.

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MIP Pucks B6 17.5 Drive System 67mm

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Coming soon from MIP is the Pucks 17.5 Drive System 67mm for Team Associated B6. MIP Pucks Drive system is an aluminum based drivetrain system which includes a 2-piece aluminium outdrive cup and aluminium outdrive hub, 2 Bi-metal bones, and the replaceable plastic orange wear Pucks that take the place of the inferior steel pins. This combination greatly increases the longevity of the drivetrain and most importantly decreases the drivetrains overall rotating mass by a whopping 50%! The decrease in weight directly results in quicker acceleration, deceleration, and lower motor temps.

T-Work’s EB410 titanium turnbuckles & screw sets

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T-Work’s have introduced new titanium turnbuckles and two screw sets for the all new Tekno EB410. First up are the turnbuckles, machined from high quality titanium they offer a lower weight compared to the standard turnbuckles steel. The titanium turnbuckle set includes a 4mm wrench.

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RDRP B64 shock towers coming soon

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RDRP have released a photo showing the forthcoming new version of their shock towers for the Team Associated B64. The main difference to the standard version are the upper link holes, which are now in the middle between the two standard rows and so exactly above the lower hinge pin. The shock towers will be available at the end of october.

Shin Adachi joins T-Work’s

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T-Work’s have announced the signing of Japan’s Shin Adachi to their team. Yokomo’s team manager and also Serpent driver in the 1/8 class will use T-Work’s products in its vehicles. Shin has the following to say about the deal:

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Marius Kristensen teams up with Serpent

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Serpent have announced the signing of talented driver Marius Kristensen to their SPT team. The Norwegian driver gives his feedback from testing on all sort of tracks in Norway and outside. Marius cooperates effectively with designer Billy Easton, team manager Tony Evdoka and Pontus Larsson and he also helps Serpent Norway exclusive distributor Elefun as needed.

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HRC Racing Dual Star PRO charger teaser

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HRC Racing have announced that their new Dual Star PRO charger will be release in December. The charger will enlarge the current range of HRC Star charger, Star-Lite Charger and Dual-Star Charger, with a powerful dual 200W / 20A output charger in both AC and DC modes. It also features a LiHV battery mode, and a smart USB output for your smartphone or any other USB device.