1/8 Offroad News

Be ready, 2017 Season 2 is about to start on VRC Pro!

See: VRC World

VRC invite you to compete in the upcoming 2017 Season 2, starting July 8th. 2017 Season 2 will be 6 events of which the 4 best results will count for the Season 2 Championship. Season 2 will end November 13th, which then allows for a full 6 weeks for the 2017 VRC Worlds. This reflects the results of the 2017 VRC Worlds poll to continue to concentrate the VRC Worlds in the month of December. 

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Ultimate M-4RZ Team Edition engine

See: Modelix Racing

Modelix Racing have introduced the Ultimate M4RZ “Team Edition” engine. The “Team Edition” concept uses the same Ultimate engines that are for sale, but the engines are assembled directly in their factory, completely broken-in and then thoroughly checked by the competition team to extract 100% of the performance of Ultimate engines. There are many manufacturers that offer pre-break-in services performed on benches with propellers. The problem is that this method only works as a pre-break-in. It is still necessary to continue breaking in the engine on the track.

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XRAY XB8 front & rear anti-roll bars

XRAY have added new front and rear anti-roll bars to their range of anti-roll bars for the XB8 and XT8. They are made from premium heat-treated spring steel material and laser-engraved for easy identification. These anti-roll bars are available in 1.6mm, 1.8mm and 2.0mm thick for the front and 1.8mm and 2.0mm thick for the rear for fine-tuning the set-up of your car.


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Buggyland 4.0 announcement

Buggyland’s organizers have announced the Buggyland 4.0. For 2017, the Buggyland race will be held at Madrid, Spain from 15th to 17th September, securing more sunlight! For sure, there will be a complete new layout for everyone, as you can beat any World top driver in equal conditions and practice time. Entries are already open, so do not waste the time and secure your presence at this amazing event.

Apart from the race, the Buggyland staff is preparing different games and surprises, all coverage by the wonderful Buggyland girls!

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XRAY Support at 1/8 Euro B


XRAY have announced the Team Support at 1/8 Euro B Championship. XRAY Team Driver Yannick Aigoin will be available at the race to provide any help, tips or tricks with setting up your XRAY car.

WATCH: ROAR Buggy Nats A Main

Re watch this year’s hour-long final from the ROAR Fuel Offroad Nationals thanks to Live RC

SOAR unveil prototypes at Asia Fever race

See: SOAR Seiki

During the 6th edition of the Asia Fever 2017 held at Changhua County in Taiwan, SOAR Seiki driver Jason Huang used two prototypes, the 998 TD1R Nitro Buggy and the TD1R Nitro Truggy. According to Didian, SOAR Seiki’s boss, final testing is nearly completed and both will be launching very soon!

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Bradley Baird sweeps Irish Nats Rd2

This past weekend saw round two of the 1/8 off-road Irish Nationals roll into the sunny Cork radio control car club. TLR driver Bradley Baird took the win in the 45 minute main followed by a hard charging Andrew McLean and Kyosho’s Alan Scroggie in second and third respectively. In E-buggy again Bradley crossed the line in first with William White in second and Gary Baird in third.

E-buggy podium here