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    Schumacher hires engineer Aaron Rose

    July 15, 2014 - 21:45 by Mike Garrison 0 Comments

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    Schumacher Racing would like to welcome Aaron Rose to their growing engineering team. Aaron has recently graduated from the University of Hertfordshire with a degree in Automotive Engineering with Motorsport (MEng). He brings strong engineering skills, a high level of R/C racing experience, and will contribute to the design and development of Schumacher cars. Aaron celebrated his new job with a fantastic win in the 13.5 class at the BRCA touring clubmans national at Adur, with his new Mi5evo.

    Source: Schumacher Racing

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    Prototype XRAY F1 wins at Italy Challenge

    July 15, 2014 - 21:12 by Mike Garrison 0 Comments

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    The 2nd XRAY Challenge in Italy of 2014 for electric cars was held at the beautiful Livorno RC Gymnasium facilities in Livorno, Italy. The race was immediately sold out in all classes, proving its popularity on the Italian R/C scene. Some 120 drivers gathered for the two day event which saw perfect weather conditions. The track in Livorno proved to be very challenging with its banked, narrow corners and high traction. The controlled LRP G36 tire seemed to provide sufficient traction levels for all competitors. Open practice commenced on Friday. Most drivers were already present, and enjoying the atmosphere. Read more…

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    VBC Racing establishes VBC USA

    July 15, 2014 - 20:26 by Mike Garrison 0 Comments

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    VBC Racing is proud to announce the establishment of VBC Racing USA in Vancouver, Washington. Their new location will directly distribute our products to North and South America, allowing them to better support their dealers and customers throughout the region. In addition, VBC Racing USA will work directly with VBC Racing to provide design, development, and testing of VBC Racing products. VBC Racing USA is starting to ship the new Dynamics WildFire D06 to dealers, and is currently taking pre-orders for the highly anticipated FireboltDM 2wd offroad buggy.

    Visit www.vbcracingusa.com for more information, dealer application, real time inventory, online ordering, dealer list, and team setups and tips.

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    Hiro Seiko screws with style

    July 15, 2014 - 20:20 by Mike Garrison 0 Comments

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    Hiro Seiko has just released their new titanium hex screw kits today for a wide variety of vehicles. The screw kits include XRAY, Yokomo, Tamiya, and Team Associated vehicles, with more on the way! The screw kits save anywhere from 17-33 grams (depending on the vehicle). Each kit is available now, and designed to replace the stock screws with lightweight performance, and top notch style.  Read more…

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    West takes big mini WCICS win

    July 15, 2014 - 20:02 by Mike Garrison 0 Comments

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    At the final round of the 25-year young non-profit Western Canadian Indoor Championship Series (WCICS), which hosted over 1500 registrations across 8 events this season, Scott West took the ATD Hobbies sponsored Tamiya Mini Championship! Fellow Calgary racer Matt Wilfort took second, and ATD Hobbies sponsored Anthony Hobbs took third. Read more…

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