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Dimitris Ioannidis wins at XRS Greece Rd2

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The second round of XRS Greece was held at the Fanatix track in cold weather conditions. The rainy cold weather made the track slippery and therefore made things more challenging for the drivers. In the 2WD Buggy class, Giorgos Kalantzakis (XRAY) was very fast in the first qualification round but Dimitris Ioannidis (XRAY) worked very hard on his car’s setup and thanks to a careful driving he was able to take the overall TQ and win in front of talented amateur driver Stelios Koyrkoymelis (XRAY) in second and G.Kalantzakis in third which secured him the lead of the XRS championship.

Jesper Rasmussen wins at RC Kongen Winter Series Rd6

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The sixth round of the Danish RC Kongen Winter Series was held at the RC Kongen indoor track in Søndersø, Denmark. In the 2WD Modified Buggy class it was Jesper Rasmussen Team Associated who took the overall TQ and win in front of his teammates Marcus Kaerup and Christoffer Henriksen in second and third respectively.

XRAY XT2 adjustable gear box height

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XRAY have introduced the new adjustable gear box height for the XT2. The adjustable gear box height features carbon fibre gear box height adjustment plates and two 7075 T6 aluminium motor mount lowered to 2mm and 4mm. To increase performance in high-traction conditions and offer less rolling in the corners, the XT2 can use a super-low ride height. To keep the drive shafts linear, the gear box can be raised by 2mm using optional carbon fibre plates. With two different ride-height adjustable plates, you can raise just the gear box or the entire rear suspension.

Ginting & Tribudiman win at “The Start” ARMI race

“The Start” ARMI race was held at the SDC Offroad Track in Serpong, near from the heart of Jakarta, Indonesia. The race attracted 60 racers and was held in the 4WD, 2WD and Short Course classes. In the 4WD class, Bowie Ginting (Tekno RC) secured the overall TQ with a tied-point with Ray Timothy (XRAY). Rizky Pradana lining-up his XRAY in third followed by Rama Tribudiman (HB Racing) and Jason Nugroho (XRAY). R.Tribudiman (Team Associated) secured the 2WD class TQ after secured the first and second leg followed by the Team Associated duo of Yuri Taruna and Eric Kristianto, while Rusman Kusnowo sealed the pole for the Short Course class. In the 4WD class, a win in the second and third final handed B.Ginting the win, followed by R.Tribudiman in second and Rizki Pradana (XRAY) in third. Rama Tribudiman would sweep the 2WD class by scored the hat-trick in all round. Ariathena (XRAY) secured the runner up with Yuri Taruna (Team Associated), who won the Short Course class as well, sealed the third place.

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MW RC Products appointed as European distributor for Maclan

See: MW RC-Cars

MW RC Products have announced that they have been appointed as the new Maclan Racing distributor in Europe (except UK). Almost all the complete range of the American brand will be available from the 20th of February and ready to be shipped to the shops. Max Sonnleitner from MW RC Products had the following to say about the deal:

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Performa P1 Radical 540 Stock brushless motors

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Performa Racing have introduced their new range of P1 Radical 540 Stock brushless motors. Spec class drivers can now take advantage of technology from the World Championship-winning development team. The all-new Performa Radical Stock motors deliver improved throttle response, higher efficiency, and more speed. These new motors are available in all popular stock windings from 10.5T up to 21.5T.

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Seungjong Lee signs with Power HD

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Power HD have announced the signing of Korean driver Seungjong Lee to their team. The 2WD and 4WD Stock Korean Champion will use Power HD brushless servos in his 2019 campaign. S.Lee had the following to say:

“I would like to thank Power HD to give me the opportunity to run their excellent quality servos in all of my cars. I am very proud to be part of the Power HD factory team. I will represent the servos on all upcoming races in future.”

Ruddog RR482 2.4GHz 4-channel FHSS4 receiver

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Ruddog Distribution have introduced their all-new Sanwa-compatible RR482 2.4GHz 4-channel FHSS4 receiver. FHSS4 and FHSS3 capable the receiver is usable with the latest M17 and MT-44 transmitters but also older spec M12S and RS, MT-4 and even M11X radios. The device fully supports Sanwa’s SHR and SSR technologies, offering the same features and super-fast signal transmission as the original Sanwa receivers, making them a full-fledged replacement. The compact receiver measures 23.6×18.6×28.3mm, it weighs in at 7g and it comes in a heavy-duty case that offers improved durability compared to standard Sanwa receivers. The RR482 was track-tested over several months at national and international events.

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