Team Associated unveils B74 4WD buggy prototype

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Team Associated have released some photos of the forthcoming B74 1/10 4WD buggy. Once again, AE engineers have used SLA-printed material to create a prototype. The translucent material is useful in examining pre-production parts to visualize the design and make some refinements before production.

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REDS Racing 721 Scuderia nitro engine

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REDS Racing have introduced a new generation nitro off-road engines called S Line. The first engine of the S Line is a 7 ports 3.5cc off-road engine called REDS Racing 721 S Scuderia.

  • Why a new line of buggy engines?

REDS is always striving to innovate. This means investment into new core technologies. Drawing from the rich experience gained through competing on the world’s best RC tracks with the best drivers in the world, their goal is to deliver quality products that are built with passion. The new S line does this.

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Jeremy Pittet to attend HB Race Days in France

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HB Racing have announced that HB Team Driver Jeremy Pittet will attend the upcoming HB Race Days on April 5 through 7, 2019 at the famous ARCF42 Off-Road track near Lyon, France. This fun weekend race is exclusively for HB Racing cars. There will be classes for HB 1/8 Nitro Buggies & 1/8 EP Buggies. Spec tyres (HB Racing Megabite, Compound Yellow) will be included in the entry. Friday is free practice and the racing is on Saturday & Sunday. See www.hbracing.com for more information on the race. Jeremy says of the upcoming inaugural HB Race Days event:

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Pro-Line introduce more body paints

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Pro-Line Racing have added to their line of body paints 12 new colors. The spray paint is specially formulated to help you achieve the same jaw dropping results as Pro-Line’s painters. Developed by R/C body painters for painters, this water-based airbrush paint is ultra-flexible, extremely durable and easy to use.

SRT sign Zachary Rogers

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SRT have announced the signing of US driver Zachary Rogers to their factory team. As a top RC driver in USA for years, Z.Rogers has already won countless trophies and honors. 13.5 Champion at the Hot Rod Shootout, Champion winner of 13.5 Reedy Truck Race, Multi-time JBRL 2wd, 4wd, Truck Champion, Vice Champion in both Open E-buggy and Nitro Buggy at The Dirt Nitro Challenge, along with many regional race victories. In addition, Zachary is Kyosho America team manager, who shows his great passion in RC activities and offers professional help to many RC fans. Zachary is using SRT BH9032, BH9022, BH8015 HV brushless servos in his cars. He said, “I love them, not only they are coolest and best looking on the market, they also work great and SRT have the best quality products in the field of RC servos.”

T-Work’s nitro engine throttle return spring

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T-Work’s have introduced a throttle return spring for nitro engines. Attached to the carburetor throttle linkage ball and secured to the high speed needle seat, the spring will ensure the carb is closed in the event of a lost or broken linkage or during electronic power failures, sending the engine to idle and thus saving the vehicle from becoming uncontrollable. Available in set of two.

Pro-Line Trencher, Sand Paw & Street Fighter LP 2.8″ ST pre-mounted tires

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Pro-Line Racing have introduced three new Low Profile 2.8″ pre-mounted tires for the Traxxas Stampede and Rustler. First up is the Trencher LP 2.8” all-terrain tire. Whether it is loose or hard-packed dirt, sand, snow, street or gravel the Trencher LP 2.8″ tire is up to the task. The Trencher tread was designed to have ultimate traction combined with long-lasting durability. Each tire lug is shaped to dig into whatever surface you are running on and is ultra-thick so that it is extremely durable.

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Pro-Line Prism & Wedge LP 2.2″ carpet buggy tires

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Pro-Line Racing have introduced the new Prism and Wedge LP 2.2″ carpet tires for 1/10 buggies. First up is the Prism 2.2″ front 2WD buggy tire, it features tons of ultra-sharp Prism-shaped pins in the middle of the tire combined with wedge style pins on the outside for incredible steering on small and tight carpet tracks without the edgy feel of full pin tires. The pins on the Prism are slightly smaller than the original pin point tire but there are many more of them, which results in faster and more consistent lap times. The Prism pins have been positioned with the knife edge pointed front to back and side to side for maximum grip and stay sharp even as they wear down. The Prism 2WD front tire perfectly pairs with Pro-Line’s Prism 2.0 rear tire for ideal carpet racing performance.

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