Carlos Guerra wins at Bolivian Nats Rd3

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The third national round of the Bolivia nationals saw JQRacing driver Carlos Guerra taking the overall TQ. After some help from Joseph Quagraine and JQ’s team manager Liam Galvin, the Bolivia team find the best setup allowing Carlos to took the win from his team mate Javier Rivera in second and HB Racing driver Nico Uribe in third.

Jelin & Cavalier win at Octoberfest race

This past weekend Central Valley RC Raceway hosted the 5th annual Octoberfest race in Madera, California. In Expert Nitro Buggy it was XRAY’s Cj Jelin who took the overall TQ and the win by a lap from TLR driver Philip Atundo in second and JQ’s Jonathan Hernandez in third.  In Expert Nitro Truggy Cj took again the TQ but in the 30 minute final it was TLR driver Charlie Cavalier who cruised to the win. Cj and TLR’s Charles Beaver rounded out the top 3.

Thanks to Jonathan Hernandez for the report.

Truggy podium here

RDRP B64 shock towers coming soon

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RDRP have released a photo showing the forthcoming new version of their shock towers for the Team Associated B64. The main difference to the standard version are the upper link holes, which are now in the middle between the two standard rows and so exactly above the lower hinge pin. The shock towers will be available at the end of october.

SWORKz S35E centre chassis reinforcements

SWORKz have introduced two chassis reinforcements for the S35E, S35-TE, Zeus and Apollo. The reinforcements are made in aluminium and brass 20 grams heavier and stand between the rear and front chassis braces. They will protect the centre driveshaft without modify the chassis flex.

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Another photo here

Shin Adachi joins T-Work’s

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T-Work’s have announced the signing of Japan’s Shin Adachi to their team. Yokomo’s team manager and also Serpent driver in the 1/8 class will use T-Work’s products in its vehicles. Shin has the following to say about the deal:

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Marius Kristensen teams up with Serpent

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Serpent have announced the signing of talented driver Marius Kristensen to their SPT team. The Norwegian driver gives his feedback from testing on all sort of tracks in Norway and outside. Marius cooperates effectively with designer Billy Easton, team manager Tony Evdoka and Pontus Larsson and he also helps Serpent Norway exclusive distributor Elefun as needed.

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Lunsford RC8 B3.1 titanium turnbuckle set & pillow balls

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Lunsford Racing have introduced new titanium turnbuckle set and pillow balls for the Team Associated RC8 B3.1 and RC8 B3.1e. Designed to replace the kit’s standard steel turnbuckles, the 4-piece set includes lightweight yet durable links. The set includes two 4mm x 50mm titanium turnbuckles (Steering) and two 5mm x 38mm titanium turnbuckles (Rear Camber).

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Winter is Coming race announcement

The last race of the season, “Winter is Coming” will be held on the 28nd and 29nd of October at Model Auto Club Helmond astro turf track in the Netherlands. The race will be run in 1/8 nitro and electric classes. More information can be found on Facebook and registration are available here.