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Antix by LRP 9000mAh 7.6V LiHV LiPo battery pack

LRP’s Antix brand have introduced an update of their very first product with the 7.6V 9000mAh LiHV LiPo battery pack. Already known from high-end Competition LiPo batteries, the HV-LiPo GRAPHENE battery cell technology now also gained entry into their high-quality budget Antix by LRP LiPo battery line. The Antix GRAPHENE cells enable charging up to 8.7V (2S), greatly increasing the power output and run- time.

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Team Associated B6 slim profile front wheels

Coming from Team Associated and made for the B6 and B6D are slim front wheels. They are designed for use with all popular carpet and AstroTurf(TM) surface tyres and features the same offset as the popular #9691 and #9690 2WD front wheels, only with an optimized profile. The wheels are textured on the gluing surface for secure tyre mounting and have a smooth polished face for a factory team look. They are lightweight, yet stiff to reduce wheel deflection under hard cornering. Available in pairs in yellow or white colour.

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Hönigl & Pinisch win at Austrian Nats Rd2

See: XRAY

The second round of the Austrian Nationals was held up north close to the Czech border at the GMAC Litschau track. The first day the temperatures were really low with a lot of strong wind, which cleaned the track and traction was pretty good. In Qualifying XRAY’s Hupo Hönigl could secure the overall TQ in both TQ 2WD and 4WD.

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Daniel Kobbevik wins at Summer Cup 4WD

Source: Way to win

The 4WD part of the Summer Cup was held at the Hverven Raceway in Oslo, Norway. XRAY’s Daniel Kobbevik would dominate qualifying by TQ’ing all 3 rounds although it was his first Astro race with his new XB4. It was not easy for Daniel, several local drivers were very fast on this track. Top 3 after qualifying was Daniel ahead Serpent’s Marius Kristiansen and Schumacher Steffen Larsen.

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RDRP B64 carbon fiber shock towers

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Revolution Design Racing Products have introduced new carbon fibre shock towers for the Team Associated B64. First up is the front shock stay that utilises the standard kit geometry but sports an updated design for improved looks and greater durability, making it especially useful on those demanding dirt and astro turf tracks.

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East of England Rd3 report

The BRCA East of England regionals returned after a short break as the regions drivers headed along the A12 to Colchester for round 3 and the half way point in the championship. Upon arriving we were greeted with sunshine and a grass track surrounded with gazebos with the forecast for the day good with just a small possibility of rain late afternoon. Although at times the breeze picked up enough for the hoodies to come out there was no sign of rain until the journey home, with the dry conditions drivers would be torn between the Mini Spikes and Darts during the day as the grass wore a little in places. Once all the drivers were booked in and the mandatory drivers briefing complete practice started a little after 9am and once finished heat one drivers trundled through scrutineering and we were under way just after 10am with four rounds of eight heats and finals we were in for another busy day.

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Schelle Racing introduce new optional parts

Schelle Racing Innovations have introduced new optional parts for the Team Associated B6 and B64 in the form of a Extreme 5mm front tower, a carbon servo plate and hub HD ballstud with washer bag. First up is the B6 Extreme front tower intended to be the most durable carbon fiber front tower on the market. Machined from premium 5mm carbon fiber made in the USA, Schelle removed the outer hole and shortened the ears to reduce leverage so this tower will be the choice of racers looking to add toughness to their B6 buggies.

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Nicole Weller joins SWORKz

See: MW RC Cars

SWORKz have announced the signing of young German talent, Nicole Weller to their team Germany. Nicole will use 1/10 products from SWORKz and she will race in this class in many events this season.