Simon Moss joins XRAY UK team

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RC Disco & XRAY have announced the signing of multiple BRCA National winner Simon Moss to the XRAY UK team. S.Moss brings a wealth of race winning experience to the team and he will use the latest race-winning spec XB2C 2019 & XB4 2019 at the BRCA Nationals, the British Winter Championship, the MK GP and a selection of Winter & Summer series meetings. Simon says:

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Leonardo Valente joins SWORKz

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SWORKz have announced the signing of Italian top driver Leonardo Valente to their factory team. L.Valente will use the SWORKz S35-3 and S35-3E with which he has already won his first race with SWORKz, the REDS GP in the E-buggy class. L.Valente has the following to say:

“When testing SWORKz cars, I immediately felt familiar with the cars. Easy driving but also top speed made my decision easy to race for the brand in the coming years“”

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Twister RC headset stickers

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Twister RC have introduced new stickers for Eartec headset with microphone. The high quality metallochrome stickers comes in six different colors including red, purple, orange, green, blue and pink and sport exquisite patterns and matching colors. The stickers come in two pieces.

Schreffler & Hardison win at LCRC Cancer race

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The LCRC Cancer race was held at the LCRC Raceway in Oakland Mills, Pennsylvania over the weekend. Attendance was strong with 308 entries and the event raised $10,000 for the American Cancer Society. In the Expert Nitro Buggy class it was Jason Schreffler (HB Racing) who took the overall TQ and then the win in the 25 minutes final in front of Jacob Hardison (HB Racing) in second and Jamie Grayek (Team Associated) in third. In the Expert E-buggy class J.Hardison brought home the win from Adam Johnson (Serpent) in second while Hunter Waters (Team Associated) came in third.

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RCGP Rds 1 & 2 – Philippine Masters

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The 2019 schedule for RCGP has been set, and RCGP team have announced that RCGP rounds 1 and 2 will be held in Manila, Philippines, joining the already established, and world famous Philippine Masters event the first week end of May. The opening race of the season will be held on a brand new layout, streamed live on youtube for the global RC racing audience. The RCGP races are 3 day events, with the RCGP class limited to at most 30 drivers, and an open class (RC2) for everyone else. Friday is practice for everyone, Saturday is qualifying for RC2, and one complete race for RCGP. Sunday is finals for RC2, and a second complete race for RCGP. Each week end will see two separate RCGP races, thus doubling the amount of races in the championship series, making for a more exciting points chase. Stay tuned for more news about races, teams, and brands supporting RCGP in the coming weeks!

Team Associated Reflex 1/14 4WD RTR Buggy & Truggy

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Team Associated have introduced the new Reflex 1/14th scale 4WD Ready-To-Run buggy and Truggy. Both vehicles comes out of the box already assembled, with a Reedy Power brushless speed control and motor, high-torque digital steering servo, and 2.4GHz radio system. The adjustability offered by the turnbuckles, caster blocks, and rear hubs make the Reflex 14B and 14T ready for any terrain you can throw at it. Additional features include three sealed differentials, aluminum steering rack, and lightweight aluminum center driveshaft.

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Off Road Manufacturers Trophy announcement

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On October 20-21 will be held the first Off Road Manufacturers Trophy at the Torricella del Lago Perugia track in Italy. The Trophy will be run only in the Nitro Buggy class with a limited number of 70 drivers maximum, with finals for all participants. The schedule for the weekend will be free practice on saturday and qualifications and finals on sunday. More information and sign-up are available here.

RC Cars Cavalieri CAT L1 S2 carbon fibre shock towers

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RC Cars Cavalieri have introduced the new S2 carbon fibre shock towers for the Schumacher CAT L1. Made from 4mm high quality carbon fibre, the front and rear towers are lower than the standard parts to improve the centre of gravity and therefore offer less chassis roll and faster cornering speed. These option parts have been tested by 2017 German Junior champion Elias Ehrmann.

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