Airflow Carrara Z9 Laminar body

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Airflow have introduced new Laminar body for the Radiosistemi Carrara Z9. The body features the new Laminar design allowing to be used on both Nitro Buggy and E-buggy. The downforce is more balanced thanks to clean and slick shape even the separate front nose is aerodynamically optimized. The Laminar clear body is manufactured in 1mm Lexan polycarbonate and it comes with protective film, window masks and Airflow stickers.

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More details on the RCGP Series in vidéo

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The RCGP Series are intended to be fun, professional, innovative, exciting to attract teams, drivers and evolve the RC towards a wider audience via RCGP-TV. But this new series also brings many questions. To explain how it works, Mat McCallum put his talent and enthusiasm into an explanatory video intended initially for the companies in the industry. RCGP team decided to make it public so that everyone could better understand how the RCGP works. Soon RCGP will be releasing a new video about the RCGP format and RC2 (the Open Class).

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XRAY unveil XB8 2019 nitro buggy kit

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XRAY have introduced their new XB8 2018 1/8 nitro buggy kit, an icon of unequaled reliability & outstanding performance.

All-new 2018:

    • All-new 2-in-1 concept features both a pivot ball & C-hub suspension included in one kit
    • Updated XB8 platform allows easy swapping of the two different suspensions with fully interchangeable parts
    • Unbeatable set-up alternatives to perfectly adjust the car to any track condition
    • All-new C-hub suspension includes new lower suspension arm, steering block with Ackermann plate, C-hub, camber link & Ackermann steering plate
    • Redesign chassis fits soft & hard radio tray to adjust flex for particular temperature conditions
    • All-new front Pivot Ball steering block with larger outside ball-bearings for increased reliability and life-span
    • All-new rear uprights with larger outside ball-bearings for increased reliability and life-span
    • All-new rear uprights feature an extra hole for extended roll-center adjustment possibilities
    • All-new front lower, rear and upper arms redesigned and made from a harder material to improve response and stability with freer operation in dusty conditions.
    • All-new cell shock membranes with less air gap
    • All-new shock cap with 4 vent holes accommodates the new cell shock membranes for easier assembly and servicing
    • All-new, longer front and rear shock shafts
    • New, softer front and rear anti-roll bars increase traction

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Ethan Lefebvre sweeps ROAR Region 9 champs

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The 2018 ROAR Region 9 Championship was held at Thornhill Racing Circuit in Hutto, Texas, over the weekend. Ethan Lefebvre (XRAY) would sweep the event in both Nitro Buggy and Nitro Truggy. E.Lefebvre was able to get clean starts in both nitro buggy and nitro truggy finals and lead both from start to finish. Tyler Hooks (Tekno) and Rocco Margiotta (Team Associated) rounded out the top 3 in nitro buggy while R.Margiotta and Miguel Villalobos (Mugen) came in second and third in nitro truggy.

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HUDY 5ml empty oil bottle, nose, steel needle & safety lock set

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HUDY have introduced a set of three empty oil bottles 5ml including plastic nose, steel needle with rubber cap and safety lock. The bottle may contain any oils and features a safety lock cover. It can be provided with a dropper or needle nozzles depending on the use you wish to make. You can choose between the plastic nose with plastic cover or the needle with a rubber cap. These bottles are easy to use and easy to storage thanks to their convenient size.

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Martin Bayer doubles at Mibosport Cup Rd3

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The third round of Mibosport Cup 2018/19 was held last weekend at the Sport Hotel Hrotovice in the Czech Republic. Martin Bayer (XRAY) was on the top after the free practices in both 4WD and 2WD classes. He also kept his first position after controlled practices in 4WD, but in 2WD the top seed was Ales Bidovsky (Team Associated). M.Bayer was able to take the TQ spot in both classes. Max Götzl (XRAY) lined up second and Karel Novotny (XRAY) third on the 4WD A final grid while in 2WD it was A.Bidovsky and K.Novotny who lined up in second and third. In 4WD M.Bayer snatched the win in A1 and A2 from K.Novotny, who always finished in second and M.Götzl few seconds behind them in both finals. A3 was about to decide the Top 5 as M.Bayer already secured the overall win. M.Bayer was able to win the A3 in front of Adam Izsay (XRAY) in second. Overall M.Bayer won from K.Novotny in second and M.Götzl in third.

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Kyosho teases a new 1/8 nitro buggy?

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For several months Kyosho has been very active and has unveiled many kits including the RB7, ZX7, MP9 TKI4 ReadySet and Inferno MP9e Evo but nothing to delight fans who love the smell of nitro. For many years now, the famous MP9 TKI has enabled Kyosho to win several titles as the Japanese brand’s flagship model has evolved. The demand for an MP10 is not new, but so far Kyosho seemed to want to make the most of the potential of a buggy that has still managed to reach the 2018 Worlds final.

Kyosho has posted a video showing what could be the MP10 and although at the moment nothing can indicate if this is really the case, Yuichi Kanai’s signature is not insignificant. The time for change has finally come? To be continued….

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XTR Racing after run oil

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XTR Racing have introduced a new engine after-run oil. Specially developed to protect your engine against corrosion when storing engine after run, this high-quality after run oil to be used in any nitro engine. The after run oil is in yellow color and filled in perfect handy 80ml bottle.