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Ryan Maifield wins at The Dual race

See: REDS Racing

The Dual race was held at Thunder Alley RC Raceway and the Pro-Line track in California. In the Expert Nitro Buggy class it was Ryan Maifield (Mugen) who took the win from Ryan Cavalieri in second while Spencer Rivkin came in third.

SWORKz pit bag II

See: SWORKz 

SWORKz have introduced their popular pit bag now in version 2. The pit bag II sports the new SWORKz design and keeps all the previous features. Starter box, fuel gun and your RC tools can fit into the the pit bag ll and it can be folded to facilitate transportation and take up less space.

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RC Concept pre-oiled air filter foams

See: RC Concept

French company RC Concept have introduced new pre-oiled air filter foams. The filter is made with best quality foam with matching oil, in order to give your engine more power and providing more durability. Each foam has been carefully oiled and weighted in order to be sure to have the exact same tuning every single race. They come in packs of six and fit to TLR/Losi and HB Racing air filters.

Sebastian Winterstein crowned Bavarian Champion

See: Mugen Seiki Europe

This past weekend was held the Bavarian Championship at the BC Mitterkeith track. In Nitro Buggy Sebastian Winterstein (Mugen) took the win by a lap from Tim Kraus (SWORKz) in second and Guido Erler (HB Racing) in third.

Drake & Bornhorst win at the 2018 Southern Indoor Nationals

See: Pro-Line

The 2018 Southern Indoor Nationals were held at the Ike Hamilton Expo indoor track in West Monroe, Louisiana over the weekend. Cole Ogden (HB Racing) took the overall TQ in Pro Nitro Buggy while Ryan Lutz (Tekno) was able to take the TQ in both Pro Electric Buggy and Pro Nitro Truggy. In the 45 minutes Pro Nitro Buggy final it was Adam Drake (Mugen) who grabbed the win from Joe Bornhorst (Tekno) in second and C.Ogden in third. In Pro E-Buggy it was J.Bornhorst who took the win by winning A1 and A2 in front of his teammate R.Lutz in second while Tyler Hooks (Tekno) came in third. In 45 minutes Pro Nitro Truggy Joe Bornhorst brought home the win from C.Ogden and Brandon Rose (Serpent) in second and third respectively.

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XRAY appoints new distributor in Poland


XRAY have appinted RCTitan as new distributor in Poland. RCTitan will distribute the XRAY off-road products to hobby shops in Poland and will provide support and service for all XRAY customers at all major off-road races in the country.

Modelsport International race 2018 announcement

Source: Modelsport Srbija

The Modelsport International race 2018 will be held September 22th to 23th at the Modelsport Racing offroad track in Serbia. Drivers from Bulgaria, Croatia, Slovenia and Serbia are expected at the event that will be held in three classes including the Nitro buggy, the E-buggy and the Truggy classes. More information can be found here.

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Twister RC 7PX transmitter skins

See: Twister RC

Following the release of transmitter skins for the Sanwa M17, Twister RC have unveiled new skin stickers for the Futaba 7PX transmitter. Designed to protect and customize your transmitter, the skin stickers come in six metallochrome colors including green, blue, pink, red, purple and orange with nice patterns and matching colors. The 7PX transmitter skins come including a screen protector and the instruction manual.