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    XRAY spurs the XB4 with new gears

    July 16, 2014 - 16:55 by Mike Garrison 0 Comments

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    XRAY has just released their new precision-molded XB4 slipper clutch spur gears, made from XRAY’s exclusive secret blend of composite material, allowing the gear to be robust enough to handle high-performance brushless motors. The spur gears are designed to have the lowest possible weight while staying strong. Each gear is stamped with the tooth number for easy identification. Available in 75T, 78T, 81T, and 84T versions. Read more…

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    Run your 4wd mad with VP Pro

    July 16, 2014 - 16:46 by Mike Garrison 0 Comments


    Last week VP Pro released their “Mad Runner” 1/10 2wd buggy front tire, and today they have released their Mad Runner 4wd buggy front tire. The 4wd version features a short pin design, intended for astro, carpet, and grass racing surfaces. While it may have the same name as the 2wd tire, it is in fact very different. The 4wd Mad Runner tire is set to be available in August, 2014.

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    Powney punches to BD Series win

    July 16, 2014 - 16:39 by Mike Garrison 0 Comments


    This past weekend saw Round 4 of the popular Bittydesign Series held at Ledbury MCC in the UK. The day started with a small amount of rain but this did not deter the drivers and after round 1 the track was dry and times were increasing throughout the day. With 35 drivers in attendance on the day, they managed to run through 4 rounds of qualifying with a mix of drivers taking the top spots, Nathan Powney taking his 3rd TQ at the series so far after missing out on attending round 3 of the series. 2nd overall was Chris Leighton who is very new to the track, and after some technical issues in qualifying managed to make one flying round, and 3rd overall Round 3 TQ man, Matt Slaney. Read more…

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    Buggys and beaches in Cyprus

    July 16, 2014 - 16:24 by Mike Garrison 0 Comments

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    Round 3 of the RCE Championship was held last weekend in Cyprus. Team XRAY driver, Marios Christodoulou, made quick work of the competition by putting in the fastest times in qualifying, and taking an easy victory in the final. The event hosted by the Dirt Paradise track allowed racers to celebrate after the race by taking a swim at one of the nearby beaches! Read more…

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    Sneak peek at Hobby-Pro 4wd buggy

    July 16, 2014 - 16:12 by Mike Garrison 0 Comments


    Hobby-Pro USA recently asked its fans what sort of vehicle they would like to see next from the company. Fans voted a 4wd buggy, and the growing company has answered back! While still in the testing and development stages, Hobby-Pro USA has shared a few sneak peek photos of the new HP401 1/10 4wd buggy. The HP401 features an aluminum chassis, shorty or saddle configuration, and various other race inspired features. Read more…

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    Team Associated releases the B44.3!

    July 15, 2014 - 23:29 by Mike Garrison 0 Comments


    Team Associated has revealed the new B44 buggy platform! While not titled the “B44.2 Worlds Edition”, Associated has released the aluminum chassis, gear diff driven, shorty pack design, and World Championship winning car we expected!

    The RC10B44 has created a winning legacy with three IFMAR World Championships, four ROAR National titles, and countless regional wins to its credit! Since winning the 2013 IFMAR World Championships, the designers behind the doors of Area 51 set out to further improve the B44 and take it to an even higher level of performance. Read more…