NEMO Racing and HNMC presented the BETA GP this past weekend. The tyre of choice for this event would be BETA Tykytaka soft or super soft for Buggy, E buggy and any BETA tyre for Truggy class. 112 racers from Great Britain, Ireland, and Europe entered the meeting. Driving the all-new Agama 1/8 buggy, Darren Bloomfield managed to take the overall win in the Buggy class by taking TQ in qualifying before the rainy weather cancelled the main events. The Truggy class belonged to Tony Truman, while Callum Niblett would win the E-Buggy and Junior Class. Read more…
The worst feeling working on your car is when you hear the snap of your favorite wrench breaking in half just as you tighten that last screw. The new Integy Heavy Duty Hex Wrench Set features HD tips for strength and durability, in the following sizes: 0.050′, 1/16′, 3/32′, 5/64′, 1.5mm, 2.0mm, 2.5mm, and 3.0mm. The handles are made from anodized aluminum and are hollow for less weight. Each handle is color-coded and laser etched with the measurement labels for easy and quick identification. This set is available with your choice of 18mm-dia. handles or 21mm-dia. handles.
Teamsaxo is very proud to release the upcoming 1/10 scale GT-500 pan car. The GT-500 can accept a Tamiya body with wheel base 265mm, width 188mm. The car features an elegant appearance, is built using Teamsaxo’s highest quality materials, and includes high performance precision parts. The new car includes the Teamsaxo POM balls front suspension design, updated differential, and is set to be released later this month. Read more…
Schumacher Racing is pleased to announce a new and improved Sorex 28 carpet tire. The new construction with the Schumacher developed black foam insert, Sorex 28R tire, and Revlite wheel has great traction and acceleration for the ultimate carpet tire. The new insert has been developed to give a more even wear rate, and improved consistency, meaning more runs at a high performance level compared with the popular 28JB tyre. Schumacher Racing have an automated in house gluing process which accurately controls the glue flow rate and quantity. This has helped to establish an excellent reputation for quality and consistency of pre-glued tires.
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Vampire Racing’s popular and long lasting Lithium-Ferrite receiver battery packs are now available in a new 2014 edition. Coming in industry standard “straight” or “hump” pack dimensions, the 2S packs with a voltage of 6.6V allow the direct use with standard voltage receivers and servos without the need for a voltage regulator as 7.4V LiPo packs do. The straight pack makes use of 1600mAh cells while the hump pack comes built from high capacity 1900mAh cells. Both packs are pre-wired with XH balancer connectors and a JR/Futaba compatible universal plug.
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Let’s face it…we have all been overeager at times to do that huge triple at full speed during a race. Sometimes things go well and nothing happens, but some other times things don’t go as planned, resulting in a spectacular lawn dart which causes extreme stress on the drivetrain. In cases like this aluminum dogbones can bend. JQRacing has got you covered even in this case! New, steel counterparts of the stock aluminum dogbones are now available for THE eCar!