XRAY XB2C 2020 2WD buggy coming soon


XRAY have released a teaser image of the forthcoming XB2C 2020 2WD buggy. No information about the new kit have leaked in the wake but detailed images and information about the vehicle should become available very soon.

Adrian Wicaksono takes Indonesia 1/8th Buggy Nats title

The third and final round of Indonesia 1/8th Buggy Nationals was held last weekend at C-Netic RC track in Surabaya, East Java. A total of 46 drivers attended this event from Jakarta, Medan, Padang, Batam, Banjarmasin, Pontianak, Makasar and local drivers. The race was held in 6 rounds of 10-minute qualifying where the 4 best counted. The main final started from ¼ final. After 6 qualifying rounds it was Jason Nugroho (HB Racing/Ninja Engines) who set the overall TQ. Unfortunately in the final J.Nugroho would not be able to convert the TQ spot into a win because of two flame–outs due to flywheel problems but he managed to secure the second spot. Adrian Wicaksono (Mugen Seiki/Ninja Engines) brought home the win while Rama Tribudiman (Kyosho/O.S.Engines) came in third.

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Serpent UK maned Jon Dell as 1/8th support consultant

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Serpent UK have announced the signing of Jon Dell as 1/8th off-road support consultant. J.Dell being one of the most experienced people in the pits, his knowledge and expertise will be invaluable to the Serpent Team states Tony Evdoka. He will be present at all the major events including the DXR event at Harper Adams Easter time as well as all the Nationals and all major UK events. In conjunction with many other products that J.Dell supports, he’s a great addition to Team Serpent. With the recent introduction of the new SRX8 Pro, Serpent UK is currently recruiting Team drivers, so Jon or Tony are the guys to get in touch with if you’re looking for that new exciting Team for the forthcoming seasons.

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Exotek B6.1 HD front bulkhead

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Exotek Racing have introduced the new HD front bulkhead for the Team Associated B6.1, T6.1, SC6.1 and all ‘6’ series 2wd buggies and trucks from the american company. Machined from Heavy Duty 7075 alloy, the 10gr front bulkhead comes black polished with blue chamfered accents to match with the stock plastic parts or after market blue parts. The bulkhead has 2 settings for kick up- 20° and 30°, depending on which direction it’s mounted.

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1up Racing introduce updated 8ml oil bottles

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Californian based company 1up Racing have introduced new 8ml stainless steel needle tip oil bottles. 1up Clear bearing oil soaks into metal surfaces providing long lasting protection and low resistance. 1up Red oil is for those seeking extreme performance and long-lasting protection for their CV joints and Universals. Its slick surface repels dirt and debris while offering an incredibly free and smooth feel. Now available in 8ml bottles, the bottles contain 60% more oil than the originals for the same price. The new leakproof bottle design features a stainless steel needle tip and childproof cap. 3 pack of 1up Racing oiler bottles with needle tip and childproof caps includes one Red and Clear oil labels for anyone looking to update their bottles.

REDS Racing 721 Scuderia Anniversario engine

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REDS Racing have introduced the new 721 Scuderia Anniversario nitro engine. The new 721 Scuderia Anniversario is a limited edition of just 100 pieces which has been released in occasion of REDS Racing 10th Anniversary. Due to the success of 721 Scuderia engine in recent competitions we have decided to maintain the main features unchanged and give this power plant a new look:

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Kilic brothers leave Agama

With the end of the year around the corner, the inevitable tsunami of driver changes began. The Kilic family entrusted us that they were leaving their long–term sponsor Nemo Racing. Burak and Berkan and their father Abdullah had a great season at the German Nats but also at major events in Europe whose climax was the 3rd place at the 2019 Euros achieved by Burak. Their destination is still unknown but we should give you more information very soon.

Losi 1/5 DBXL-E 2.0 4WD Brushless Desert Buggy RTR

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Horizon Hobby have introduced the new Losi 1/5 DBXL-E 2.0 4WD Brushless Desert Buggy RTR with Smart technology. The original DBXL-E set the world on fire as the go-to vehicle for large scale bashers and enthusiasts alike. Its agile handling, out of the box speeds and durability make it a fan favorite. Now the Losi DBXL-E 2.0 continues to build on the legendary status! Known worldwide for their dominance in the gas 1/5 market, especially with the 5IVE-T 2.0, Losi has built the DBXL-E 2.0 to be cleaner and easier to use, but with performance and speed that outruns the competition.

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