1/8 Offroad News

T-Work’s MBX8 front track width adj. spacers

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T-Work’s have introduced new front track width adjusment spacers for the Mugen MBX7/R and MBX8. Machined from high-quality aluminium, they come black anodised and laser-etched for easy identification. They are available in sets of 0.5mm and 0.75mm thick.

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RCGP announce the World Series

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RCGP have announced the World Series, the first, and only world wide series for 1/8 nitro buggy racing. RCGP is a Professional RC Car Racing Series, with the intention of promoting, improving, and growing the sport of RC Racing globally. Their goal is to enhance the enjoyment for everyone involved, providing the best possible coverage for fans, and value for money for racers, and growing the excitement throughout the year thanks to the points series, along with RC Fantasy games and prizes. In addition they are working towards joining other motorsports events in the future, in order to get in front of the public eye, to showcase our great form of racing.

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Top 25 Rankings update after 2018 Worlds warm-up

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The 2018 Worlds Warm-up happened over the weekend in Perth with some big name drivers in attendance. This race was a close call for counting for the rankings but in the end it squeaked in. Reigning worlds champion David Ronnefalk capitalized by taking the win over Kyle McBride in 2nd and Elliot Boots in 3rd. Robert Battle took a big hit due to a mechanical failure in the semi. Note that the 2016 world warm up has fallen off of the scoring, so some drivers who didn’t attend the warm up this year had points change. Visit top25rc.com for the new 1-50 ranking and how it works info.

2018 Extreme RPM Series Rd1 report

See: Thunder Alley RC Raceway (Facebook)

The first round of the 2018 Extreme RPM series kicked off at the Thunder Alley RC Raceway last weekend. Weather was cool and cloudy and the track was hooked up all day long. The even was held in several nitro and electric off-road classes.

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Bryan Baldo wins Levante Champs Rd5

Source: Baldo RC (Facebook)

The fifth round of the Spanish Levante Championship was held at the Automodelismo Club Elda track over the weekend. In Nitro Buggy it was Bryan Baldo (Kyosho) who took the win in front of Manuel Iniesta (Mugen) in second and Oscar Baldo (Kyosho) in third.

Dani Vega wins at Madrid regional Rd1

Source: Dani Vega (Facebook)

Last weekend was held the first round of the regional Spanish Madrid Championship at the Fuencarral track. After a difficul semi final, Dani Vega (Agama) cruised to the win. Juanma Guillen and Alberto Garcia (SWORKz) rounded out the podium in third.

Kilic brothers win at BIG Hamburg race

This past weekend the BIG Hamburg club held their 35 year anniversary race at their large outdoor dirt track in Germany. The classes run were 1/8 Nitro Buggy and E-Buggy and in 1/8 Nitro Buggy Burak Kilic (Agama) took the win from Maik Wiesweg (Mugen) and Jan Sievert (Agama) in second and third respectively. In E-Buggy it was Berkan Kilic (Agama) who took the win in front of Burak in second and Florian Müller (Mugen) in third.

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Culmsee & Fransden win at Danish Nats Rd1

Source: Pelle Culmsee RC Racer (Facebook)

The Skanderborg RC club hosted the first round of the Danish Nationals. Pelle Culmsee (HB Racing) was able to take the overall TQ in E-buggy, Nitro buggy and nitro truggy classes. In E-buggy Culmsee took easely the win from Ole Klinge in second and Aske Reipurth in third.

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