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    Stringer doubles up down under

    September 9, 2014 - 16:55 by Mike Garrison 0 Comments


    This past weekend over 70 drivers made their way to Maryborough, Australia for the Wide Bay Weekender Challenge. MAX Racing team driver, Aaron Stringer, dominated qualifying by becoming the only driver to complete a 17 lap run in both buggy and truggy classes. As the finals got close to starting, bad weather moved in and cancelled the remainder of the race day. Organizers based the overall results off qualifying, in which Stringer was awarded a well deserved win in both classes. Read more…

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    Lutz triple podium at Futaba Challenge

    September 9, 2014 - 16:49 by Mike Garrison 0 Comments

    Lutz Triple

    Team Durango super-racer, Ryan Lutz, has returned from the 2014 Futaba Electric Challenge with a triple podium finish for Team Durango. Ryan was really pleased to take the overall TQ and first place in both 1/8 E-Buggy and 1/10 4WD, with his DEX408v2 and DEX410v4 respectively. He then added a second overall in 1/10 2WD with his DEX210v2 to make it a weekend podium triple in Joliet, Illinois.

    Source: Team Durango

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    Wollanka takes VRC win in Germany

    September 8, 2014 - 20:38 by Mike Garrison 0 Comments

    XRAY team driver has added another victory to his already successful VRC Pro Simulator 2014 Season 2 campaign, outrunning Javan Candy from the UK by just 1.2 seconds after a 20 minute long fight. Wollanka looked to be cruising home with a 1 stop pitstop strategy but was forced to a splash and dash in the very last lap, bringing Candy right back on his tail. Backemeyer drove a steady race to finish 3rd on the podium some 13 seconds down on the 2 leaders. Watch it all unfold as Mike Garrison commentates all the action from Rhein-Main!

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    Xtreme teases with new ‘mystery chassis’

    September 8, 2014 - 20:05 by Mike Garrison 1 Comment

    Mystery Chassis


    Xtreme Racing has shared a sneak peek at their latest project, which is an all-new chassis for something. The question is, what is that something? A very unique chassis design to say the least, is it for offroad, onroad, crawling, or something new all together?

    What do YOU think this new Xtreme mystery chassis belongs to? Read more…


    Hupo announces ‘H-Speed’ TM4 chassis

    September 8, 2014 - 19:39 by Mike Garrison 0 Comments

    H-Speed Chassis

    Hupo Honigl’s ‘H-Speed’ parts and accessories company has released their first official option part today! Honigl has designed an all-new carbon fiber chassis for the Team C TM4 4wd buggy. The new chassis is a direct replacement with no modifications, and is made up of 2.5mm high quality material. The carbon chassis is designed to provide more flex, which is intended to provide better overall handling, traction, and steering. Aside from the flex, the new H-Speed chassis lightens the car by nearly 90 grams as well.

    Source: H-Speed

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    Bittydesign’s new FORCE XB8 body

    September 8, 2014 - 19:14 by Mike Garrison 0 Comments


    Bittydesign has been hard at work developing their newest ‘FORCE’ series body. This time the design team focused on the XRAY XB8. The stock XB8 body is the same as the previous XB9 body, and must be adapted to the new car. The new XB8 ‘FORCE’ body is designed specifically for the XB8, and is designed to provide a quality fit while incorporating stylish cab forward styling, scoops for improved downforce, and stealthy roof fin. Produced with high quality original Lexan polycarbonate, the body comes with windows, protective film and decal sheet. Read more…

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