1/8 Offroad News

REDS Racing support at the DNC

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REDS Racing will provide full support to all REDS customers and drivers at the 2018 Dirt Nitro Challenge. If you are using REDS Racing products or want to know more about them please come and see them.

Losi introduce 2018 apparel

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Losi have introduced the new 2018 apparel in the form of t-shirt, sweatshirt and cap. The new Losi Men’s t-shirt features a new Losi logo on the front. The t-shirt is available in black colour in M to XXXL sizes. The 3/4 sleeve hooded sweatshirt is in grey colour and also sports the same new logo as the t-shirt. As for the Ogio cap, it is available in black colour and sports the Losi logo and an additional “Ogio” logo on the bill.

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Dani Batlle wins at Catalunya regionals Rd1

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Last weekend was held the first round of the Catalunya regional championships at the Racbsa Montjuic track, Spain. In the 45 minutes final it was Mugen driver Dani Batlle who took the win by a lap from Alex Valls in second while Aleix Montero would take third two laps down.

SWORKz BB80 starter box


SWORKz have introduced the new BB80 starter box for 1/8 buggy. The BB80 starter box features a patented single-point contact motor actuating switch, an easy adjustable chassis securing frame and a high torque 775 motor. Also the BB80 features a patented design providing high-efficient power and saves energy. It can be powered by 1~4pc 6 cell 7.2V Batteries or one 12V lead-acid battery (not included).

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The Drakes join Futaba

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Futaba have announced the signing of RC legends Adam and Ronda Drake to its winning lineup. The Drakes have scored multiple championship wins in virtually every category. With over 50 years of RC experience between them, Adam and Ronda are no strangers to the sport of radio-control driving.

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ProStar introduces crystal green carbon fiber material

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ProStar RC Products have introduced their new crystal green carbon fiber material. This hybrid kevlar composite was developed not only for the look but to be structurally stronger and more durable than any other material on the market using ProStar’s special carbon/kevlar composite. The new green material features a new color line in which allows further cosmetic adjustability to the user’s desire. This green material is available for any of the current carbon fiber and kevlar composites as well as special custom order products. Colors also available are crystal blue, navy blue, iridescent black and red. All kevlar shock towers are lifetime warranty.

Reno Savoya continues with TLR

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Team Losi racing have announced the contract extension with multi-time European champion and multi-time world’s finalist Reno Savoya. “The Shark” will continue to support both 1/8th nitro and 1/10th electric throughout Europe along with a few U.S events, starting with The Dirt Niro Challenge next week in Arizona.

“We couldn’t be more happy to extend the partnership with Reno Savoya to be our lead driver in Europe.”

XRAY XB8 graphite composite ball cups


XRAY have introduced new graphite composite ball cups for the XB8. To increase the reliability and free movement of suspension even in the extremely dusty conditions, the pivot ball cups are molded from a new graphite material that ensures more free movement even when dust builds up. The pivot ball cups cushion the M15 aluminium adjustment nut against 13.9mm pivot ball. Available in set of two.