1/8 Offroad News

Bartosz Zalewski doubles at RCSP Cup RD1


The first round of the RC Sport Piaseczno Cup also called RCSP Cup was held in Puchar, Poland. Except some rain on Saturday, the event was held in very good weather conditions with sun on Sunday making the track nicely dried. In the Nitro Buggy class it was Bartosz Zalewski (XRAY) who took the win from Donat Bula and Marek Cisek in second and third respectively. B.Zalewski took also the win in E-buggy followed by Lukasz Polak in second and Jan Zalewski in third.

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RudeBits red Lithium grease

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RudeBits have added a new red Lithium grease to their range. Extensively tested and proven to withstands high temperatures, the tacky nature of this grease allows better lubrication, quieter operating and improved wear, making it ideal for crown gears, pinions and CVDs.

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Riccardo Berton to use Air Killer+

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7075.it have announced the addition of Italian frontrunner Riccardo Berton to their Air Killer+ team. The Kyosho factory driver will be using the popular Air Killer+ shock and differential vacuum pump system with his 1/8 and 1/10 Kyosho rides for the 2019 season.

T-Work’s 8IGHT-X skid protectors

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T-Work’s have introduced two new skid protectors for the Team Losi Racing 8IGHT-X and 8IGHT series. Made from heavy-duty stainless steel, the skid plate help protect the chassis from scratches due to highly abrasive surfaces.

David Ronnefalk & JConcepts end partnership

Source: David Ronnefalk (Facebook)

After three years, David Ronnefalk and JConcepts have announced an end to their partnership. Former partners leave behind a pretty successful campaign with countless wins and titles:

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Meen Vejrak wins at New RC Club race Rd3

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Third round of the New RC Club race was held at the New RC track in Bangkok, Thailand. In the 45-minute Nitro Buggy final it was Meen Vejrak (Mugen) who took the win from Games Mongkolphan in second while Paphon Chanyasak (Mugen) came in third.

RC Cars Cavalieri SRX8 carbon fibre option parts

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RC Cars Cavalieri have introduced a range of carbon fibre option parts for the Serpent Cobra SRX8. Machined from high-quality carbon fibre, the range consist of front and rear shock towers, an air filter guard as well as 0.5mm an 1.0mm arm inserts.

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Cody King TQs & wins at Grass Roots finale

Source: Cody King (Facebook)

The sixth and final round of the popular Grass Roots Racing Series was held at the Thunder Alley RC Raceway in Beaumont, California. After a year hiatus, Cody King (Kyosho) was back on the track to ride again. C.King was in control, taking the overall TQ and the win from Cole Jenson (HB Racing) in second and Anthony Westergaard (TLR) in third.