1/8 Offroad News

Jeremy Pittet sweeps Swiss Nitro Buggy Nats Rd1

Source: Jeremy Pittet RC (Facebook)

The first round of the Swiss Nitro Buggy Championship was held in Courgenay this past weekend. Jeremy Pittet (HB Racing) was the man to beat as he was able to took the overall TQ and the win in the 45-minute final by a lap from Sven Zünd (HB Racing) in second and Christoph Affolter (Mugen Seiki) in third.

Andreas Mayr wins at OÖ Cup Rd2

Source: Michael Langgruber (Facebook)

The second round of the OÖ Cup was held at the RCR St. Agatha track in Austria. Andreas Mayr (Kyosho) brought home the win in the 30-minute nitro buggy final from Daniel Gumpoltsberger (HB Racing) and Michael Langgruber (SWORKz) in second and third respectively.

Daniel Bernabe crowned Euro B Champion

See: Nemo Racing

The 2019 EFRA European B Buggy Championship was held at the RC Silla track near Valence, Spain over weekend. Daniel Bernabe (Agama) was the man to beat. D.Bernabe was in control of things, taking the TQ in practice rounds, the overall TQ after four rounds of qualifying and the win in the 45-minute final by a lap from the 1/10 buggy specialist Elias Johansson (HB Racing) in second while Oscar Navarro (Mugen) came in third.

Hollywood premiere for RC Movie ‘Flying Cars’ – Angelina Jolie expected

Some of you might remember the trailer, released some 3 years ago, but we kid you not the movie ‘Flying Cars’ will have it’s World Premiere at the famous Chinese Theatre in Hollywood, CA on June 23rd!

Here’s hoping that Margot Robbie or Emily Ratajkowski are available as a date that evening… if not we’d settle for Kelly Rohrbach… if only she’d unblock us.

TICKETS + TRAILER: flyingcarsfilm.com

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REDS takes on Tesla

Not quite… Elon Musk is safe for now… however

REDS Racing continue to add to their electric lineup with the addition of LiPo batteries. Reds Racing idea is to offer a complete combo for electronics following our standards of quality and performance.

“We have been working on this project for over a year together with our team to offer high quality and exceptional performance batteries.”

4S BATTERIES for 1/8 SCALE

LPHV0005 > Lipo 8000mAh -100C-14.8V 4S – Stick – WIRE DEANS
LPHV0006 > Lipo 6500mAh -75C-14.8V 4S – Stick – WIRE DEANS

XTR Tuned AR3 Engine

XTR RACING have introduced the new AR3 TUNED nitro engine. AR3 engine is based on the last European Champion engine but incorporates numerous improvements and refinements with focus on maximum bottom and top-end power. The 3-port engine includes a ceramic bearing and diamond-coated crankshaft. The crankshaft is individually balanced with a tungsten weight and filled with silicone. The sleeve and piston set were specially selected and matched. The engine features 10-rib engine head.  

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Team Associated women & youth Tri T-Shirts

See: Team Associated

Team Associated have introduced new Tri T-Shirts for women and youth racers. These black T-shirts are 100% pre-shrunk cotton and available in three sizes each, S, M and L. Colorful triangles emblazon the front while the back sports the printed #WeAreAE logo in white.

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REDS V2.1 Tetra clutch Scuderia Edition

See: REDS Racing

REDS Racing have introduced the new Tetra clutch Scuderia Edition specifically configured for 721 Scuderia engine. The new clutch setup features four aluminum shoes and 4 x 1.0 springs which improve the 721 Scuderia engine power delivery. The Tetra clutch 721 Scuderia Edition combined with REDS clutch bells have proven to guarantee an extraordinary fuel mileage in recent tests and competitions. The clutch system is available both with 32mm and 34mm diameter to make it suitable for any type of car. The high inertia flywheel, designed for low acceleration and recommended for low grip tracks as well as the low inertia flywheel for high acceleration, recommended for high grip tracks are available as optional parts. Using the configurable top plate and springs, there are 6 different combinations: 1.0 and 1.1 mm springs and 3 preload adjustments with the top plate.