“Factory Team Blue Aluminum Screw Kits reduce weight for better acceleration and handling, while the blue anodizing adds high-tech bling. Even cars already at the minimum weight can benefit. A lightweight car allows ballast to be placed in the optimum position for different track conditions and equal left-to-right weight distribution. Available for Team Associated 12R5/12R5.1, 10R5, and 10R5 Oval, these complete sets of 65, 66, and 78 screws replace the heavy stock steel screws and can be fitted to any vehicle that uses metric hardware.” RC10.com
“Vampire Racing is proud to announce the introduction of a new hardcase Lipo battery. This 5000mAh battery has a continuous discharge rate of 40C. The Lipo is based on our very successful and proven batteries with the advantage of even more power for all stock and modified classes. It will be released in a few days, so check out the latest information at your Vampire Racing dealer.” [Source - vampire-racing.com]
Nacho López has won the first edition of the 2009 Triangular (Valencia-Zaragoza-Madrid) trophy. Nacho, born in Valencia, has won two of the three races held this year with his Mugen. Second was Vicente Eres with his Motonica P81 and Joaquín Signes got third place with a Kyosho M3. Facilities of the Arca club in Madrid are perfect with great organization too. [Source - jbtrcracing.com]
“GO Team UK have added another young up and coming driver to their line-up! Tom Jordan will now switch to the new GX series engines, choosing the 5 port version for his Truggy and the 7 port for his Buggy having recently won the opening 2 rounds of the popular CML Winter Series in the Truggy class Tom is confident that the new GX range will help him achieve further success in the very near future. As well as GO engines Tom will also use a wide range of products from the Answer-RC range and is really looking forward to a successful partnership in 2010.” Answer-RC
“Schumacher Racing, the leading British manufacturer of radio controlled model cars, are expanding our engineering department. We require an engineer with a degree or equivalent in mechanical engineering to help design and develop our innovative, world leading products. You will be required to regularly attend race meetings at weekends, to support our racing team, and use the knowledge gained to help with product testing and development. You will be a key member of a small team and will have a major input into the future direction of Schumacher products. Read more…
Our friends at Hobby Media have published the news that Yokomo has been working with the young designer Jun Watanabe and are pleased to announce the release of their limited edition Yokomo sneaker. As you can see the design is minimal and without excessive reference to the remote-controlled buggy, further details can be found here.