Harker & Borneill win at PDX Open


The PDX Open originated to settle the local debate on whether mod cars were in fact faster over a five minute run than their 17.5 counterparts. The small track has seen comparable lap times between the mod and stock classes and many argued the more manageable power of the 17.5 and 13.5 classes provided an advantage. After 2 rounds of qualifying, XRAY’s Travis Harker was able to put in clean runs in both classes to start on the pole position in both Mains. In the 2WD Open, T.Harker was able to get off to a clean start and he took the lead in both Mains to secure the victory with a comfortable margin. Brad Borneill (Yokomo) and Shannon Houfek (XRAY) rounded out the top 3.

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2019 HNMC British GP announcement

The 2019 HNMC British GP will be held from 24th to 26th August at the Herts Nitro Model Club track. The GP will be race in 1/8 Nitro Buggy (max 110 drivers), 1/8 E-Buggy (max 15 drivers) and 1/8 Truggy (max 15 drivers). Save the date, book the trip and signup now via rcracecontrol.com or or HNMC.co.uk.

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Tekin RS Gen3 & RS Gen3 Spec 1/10 speed controllers

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Tekin have added the new RS Gen3 and RS Gen3 Spec to their range of 1/10 speed controllers. The RS Gen3 brings a suite of enhanced features including better power handling and improved tuning features that give you unmatched adjustability. Maintain superior control in all situations with state-of-the-art components, award-winning performance and proven reliability. Standard features include an updated HD solder post design for easy soldering, a High Voltage BEC and HotWire compatibility for extensive tuning. Next generation components put more power at your disposal and new firmware make the RS Gen3 the smoothest, best-driving RS ever.

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T-Work’s tyre additive applicator brushed pen

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T-Work’s have introduced a tyre additive applicator brushed pen. The applicator brushed pen was designed to make traction additive application easier and offering more precision compared to the brush applicator usually used to apply the tyre sauce. The applicator brushed pen can contain up to 25ml of tyre sauce.

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Bartek Kramza sweeps XRS Poland


Last weekend was held the XRAY Racing Series Poland at the Serock RC track near to Warsaw. Bartek Kramza (XRAY) would sweep the 2WD and 4WD classes. The young and talented driver took the overall TQ and the win in both classes. In 2WD it was Sebastian Migal (XRAY) who came in second followed by Bartlomiej Gogacz (Schumacher) in third while in 4WD it was again S.Migal who finished in second in front of Bartlomiej Gogacz (XRAY) in third. In the 2WD Buggy Stock class, the Stock Polish Champion Pawel Ntkovca (XRAY) grabbed the win after many falls and ups from Jeremiasz Kramza (Schumacher) and Szymon Madziara (XRAY) in second and third respectively.

T-Pro Sniper 1/8 buggy tyre coming soon

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Coming soon from T-Pro is the Sniper 1/8 buggy tyre. The Sniper is a tyre with a medium-size multi square pin tread that is usable in a variety of track conditions from loose to dusty with great forward and side bite. Detailed images and more information about the Sniper should become available very soon.

Ultimate Racing EFRA 2141 & 2142 Fast-Lock exhaust systems

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Modelix Racing have introduced new version of the Ultimate Racing EFRA 2141 and EFRA 2142 Super Strong Fast-Lock exhaust systems. Both high-quality aluminium pipes incorporate the Fast-Lock system and the location of the pressure tap has been modified for better performance. The EFRA 2141 pipe provides a precise and linear throttle response in the low to mid RPM range with a great top end speed. This pipe set will provide great power to your engine up to the high RPM range to produce a great and easy to drive power curve. All these characteristics will provide great torque for those very demanding tracks with sharp corners and hard to clear jumps.

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Mugen Seiki Europe EFRA 2160 exhaust set

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Mugen Seiki Europe have introduced the new EFRA 2160 exhaust set for Nitro Buggies and Truggies. The MSE EFRA 2160 pipe provides impressive power performance along with a good runtime for long race distances. Developed by World Champion Robert Batlle, this new exhaust system works on every race track, under any conditions and is suitable for all common nitro engines. The set comes including the EFRA 2160 exhaust, manifold exhaust, exhaust gasket, and springs.