“Caster Racing USA would like to announce that Team Caster Racing USA driver Ron Henshaw ended up on the podium in second place at the East vs West Shootout at AMS Raceway in Grand Blanc Michigan. With over 30 entries in electric 1/8 scale alone, Ron proved that the new 2010 Fusion Pro is even more competitive than the older ones. Congratulations Ron, Caster USA is proud of your most recent accomplishment.” Caster Racing
“Get ready, JConcepts has reached new ground with the Ford Raptor SC body. Officially licensed by JConcepts, the Ford Raptor SVT body, specifically for the Traxxas Slash, is inspired from the ground up as a scale platform to turn the Slash into an off-road looking street-wise machine. The Raptor SVT – F-150 body by JConcepts begins with the latest in 1:1 truck detail by incorporating the latest treatment in grill and headlight design with pronounced bumper, adding street appeal. Front and rear fender flares provide the clearance necessary to run an assortment of 2.2” tires and wheels while maintaining that exclusive design. Extended cab design with recessed side windows, louvers along the front hood and sun-roof outline highlight a number of the front-end styling cues. Deep recessed bed area with incredible detail finish off this extraordinary, tough design. Read more…
“The Team Orion Vortex 10 motor is a 2800KV high torque motor. It was designed for the use in off-road applications such as 1/10 scale buggies or short course trucks. The Vortex 10 features a robust gun-metal casing, integrated cooling fins, multiple mounting holes and can be used with 6-7cells NiMH/NiCd or 2-3S LiPo/LiFe batteries.
- 550sized Brushless Motor
- Made for High Torque Off-Road Applications
- Robust Gun Metal Casing
- Integrated Cooling Finns
- Gold Connectors
- Multiple Mounting Holes”
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VP Pro’s rising young star, Kyle took the buggy victory at this past weekend’s Australian Rocky Cup, followed by team mate Jason. It was Ian who took first place in the truggy final with Jason again taking second. Congratulations! VP-Racing
XceedRC have announced the release of their superlight and beautifully machined Brake-disk for use in most common 1/8 onroad cars and for the Serpent 733. Manufactured from a special type of steel allows for very smooth braking.
“The new receiver box showed at the Nuremberg Toyfair is available from now on. It fits for the V10 as well as for the V8 and protects the receiver from dirt, water and physical impacts. All needed mounting parts are included in the set. The rubber cap on the top sports the Shepherd logo and allows to change chrystals without opening the complete box. With the turnbuckle tool nearly all turnbuckles at the Velox V8 and the Velox V10 can be adjusted very easily. Standard tools are often to small, with the big handle the Shepherd tool is much more comfortable. The tool tip is made of an special spring steel to guarentee excellent durability.” Shepherd Read more…