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    Tessmann reveals new winning setups

    July 19, 2014 - 12:41 by Mike Garrison 0 Comments


    Throughout 2014 so far Ty Tessmann has been hammering the competition with his awesome driving, fantastic teamwork, and dedication to his craft, aided by Team Tessmann (his parents and family) and HB designer Torrance Deguzman. Along the way, he’s claimed multiple major championship titles, such as the Pro-Line Dual, The Dirt Nitro Challenge, The Neo ’14 and yet another ROAR Nationals win.

    While setting up your car like Ty won’t necessarily guarantee a National Championship win of your own…it certainly takes you one step closer! HPI Racing and Ty Tessmann have released his most recent race winning D812, D413, and D8T setups HERE.

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    Spy shots of MIP’s Pro8 Prototype

    July 19, 2014 - 08:23 by Mike Garrison 0 Comments

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    Spy shots have surfaced of MIP’s Pro8 Prototype that MIP’s Matt Olson has been running for the last month. The MIP Pro8 currently comes as a upgrade/conversion kit for the Losi SCTE 1.0 and 2.0 platforms to make it into a competitive light weight 1/8 scale buggy. The new MIP Pro8 Prototype takes the Pro8 project full circle by completely changing the traditional layout of an MIP Pro4mance or an SCTE 1.0 / 2.0 chassis. The new chassis redistributes the weight accordingly making the car all around more aggressive than it has been before.

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    There is currently no release date for the Pro8 prototype chassis but it will be competing around the country over the next few months at the hands of many of MIP’s top racers. The current Pro8 kit on the market will not change but if the project does come into production there will now be a chassis to accompany the upgrade/conversion kit for the Losi SCTE 2.0 platform.

    Source: MIP

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    STRC sheds the weight off TLR 22 Series

    July 18, 2014 - 20:37 by Mike Garrison 0 Comments

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    Hot on the heels of STRC’s Associated B5 weight reduction kits, the new STRC TLR 22 2.0 and 22-4 weight reduction kits features the same light weight titanium screws and aluminum lock-nut hardware to drastically reduce the weight of your TLR machines.  The titanium screws are coming in at about half the weight of their steel counter parts, while the aluminum lock-nuts are less than half the weight of the steel ones.  The aluminum lock-nuts are also available in gun metal anodizing to match the color of TLR factory option parts.  The TLR 22 2.0 screw kit includes screws for both mid and rear motor configuration. STRC weight reduction kit soon to be available for TLR 22 SCT 2.0 as well. Read more…


    Ogden is the Triple Crown Series champ

    July 18, 2014 - 19:47 by Mike Garrison 0 Comments


    The Triple Crown Racing Series Finals were held at HCRCR. It was Cole Ogden who would dominate the event taking the win in both buggy and truggy. By winning the final round in both classes, it secured the overall Triple Crown Racing Series title in both classes for Cole and his REDS Racing powered machines.

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    Phend takes two at THE Series

    July 18, 2014 - 19:31 by Mike Garrison 0 Comments


    TLR and Pro-Line Racing team driver, Dakotah Phend, recently attended Round 3 of THE Series at Stateline R/C Raceway. With a staggering 230+ entries, the competition was stacked. Phend took his TLR 22 2.0 and TLR 22-4 to the TQ spots in qualifying, and followed up with solid victories in both classes!

    Source: Pro-Line Racing

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    First look at PR SB401/ Hobby-Pro HB401

    July 18, 2014 - 19:01 by Mike Garrison 0 Comments

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    Hobby-Pro USA shared a few “teaser” shots of the new HB401 1/10 4wd buggy earlier this week, and today PR Racing has released full photos of the new SB401. Hobby-Pro USA is the importer for PR Racing products, and works closely with the company to further develop products, putting their “twist” on things. While this may not be the EXACT HB401, we suspect it is very close. Read more…

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