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Protoform - New GT8 Body Shell For 1/8th Scale GT On-Road Classes - Full Detail Released! #1572-30 & #1572-40 After the 1st teaser of the New GT8 Body Shell For 1/8th Scale GT On-Road Classes, Protoform release more information about their all-new Hyper-SS body shell for the popular 1/8th scale GT classes.

PROTOform Hyper-SS Clear Body From PROTOform:: When IFMAR announced the first-ever 1/8th GT Worlds with a new set of Global Body Spec rules, we set out to design a new body that was not only fast, but also relevant to the 1:1 racing era that is here and now. In the past, GT8 cars have always featured cab-forward sports-car style bodies.

4th Annual Pan Car Masters - Announcement The 4th Annual Pan Car Masters will be held from the 29th to 31st of May 2020 at the MRTM Lostallo track in Switzerland. Classes run include Pro10 Modified, Pro10 Stock 10.5T Blinky, Pro10 Classic 13.5T Blinky, Formula 1, Formula 1 Classique as well as 1/8th 4S and 1/8th Stock Pan Car.

Raw Speed RC Radar Rear 2.2″ Buggy Tires From Raw Speed RC:: Our customers and team drivers have been asking for a directional tire for quite some time! After carefully evaluating other directional tires we knew we'd have to compete against we are stoked to release the RADAR! The Radar was designed on a new lower profile flatter carcass.

Tekin Builds Ep. 13 - Street Eliminator Tuning & Speed Runs From Tekin:: Finally got some nice weather to film and see how our Pro-2 Street Eliminator handles the street. No prep whatsoever on our dirty road surface and it was cold out, so traction is basically non-existent and it made for some interesting driving.

BRCA LMP12 Nationals Rd1 - Report On Saturday the opening round of the 2019/20 BRCA LMP12 National Championship was held at the Eastbourne club in the south of England. This will be a very important season for British LMP12 racing, with a home World Championship taking place in January 2020 and for this reason alone, a very competitive national season is…

Bornhorst dominates Sidewinder Fall Championship Revelation Raceway of Ontario, California played host to the 2nd annual Sidewinder Fall Championship last weekend, drawing nearly 75 entries. In the Open Nitro Buggy class it was Tekno RC’s Joe Bornhorst with the overall TQ and also the win in the 30-minute A-main event, leaving behind JQRacing’s own JQ in 2nd, a lap down…

Elias Johansson sweeps Swedish Winter Indoor Cup Rd1 The Falun RC Club hosted the opening round of the Swedish Winter Indoor Cup in 2WD and 4WD Buggy classes this past weekend. The race was booked out in minutes, making for a good and competitive turnout of drivers. In 2WD Modified Buggy it was Elias Johansson with the overall TQ from Wilhelm Skjöldebrand on…

Fast Forward FF7.2F FWD conversion kit - Coming soon Fast Forward from Austria have released first information on their new FF7.2F front-wheel drive conversion kit for the Team Associated TC7.2 touring car. The set will allow to convert the 4WD TC7.2 into a FWD touring car with the overall design offering a very centralised weight balance for improved cornering thanks to front-mid motor location,…

Kevin Nielsen TQs & wins at DRCMU Series Rd2 In the Touring Modified class it was Kevin Nielsen, who attended his first ever Modified race, with the clean sweep in the triple qualifiers, taking the overall TQ from Patrick Hornum in 2nd and Patrick…

Infinity introduce new IF18 parts Ahead of next week’s 1/8th Onroad World Championship in the USA, Infinity has released a number of new parts for their IF18. A new hard front arm made from a harder material than the standard kit version offers sharp steering, a characteristic preferred by expert drivers.

Raw Speed Radar 2.2" buggy rear tyre Raw Speed have introduced their all-new Radar 2.2” buggy rear tyre. The directional, next generation indoor tyre is built on a completely redesigned carcass to create exceptional forward and side bite, predictable cornering and the tyre is offering increased tread density for improved durability.

Luis Enrique Carrasco takes Spanish TC Stock title In the competitive Stock Touring class, attracting 30 entries, it was Luis Enrique Carrasco with the overall TQ from Isaac Cuevas in 2nd after the qualifiers. After the triple A-mains the…

Rick Seymonsbergen wins at 2019 PDNR Challenge The 2019 PDNR Challenge was held in Penrith, Australia this past weekend and in the popular 1/8 Nitro GT class it was Rick Seymonsbergen with the overall TQ from Benjamin Dunn in 2nd. The 30-minute A-main event then saw Rick scoring the win with a 1-lap margin from Benjamin in 2nd as Daine Parsons came…

Edward Sio wins at Philippine Off-road Nats finale The final round of the Philippine Off-road Nationals was held at the Traksnicho Raceway this past weekend. In Nitro Buggy it was 2nd place qualifier, Edward Sio with the win in the 45-minute A-main event, a lap in front of 5th place qualifier, Jordan Go in 2nd.

Mini 4WD Tamiya 95534 Vise-Intruder Possibly limited re-release of 19305.

Asian Onroad Championship Rd5 - Report Round 5 of the 2019 Asian Onroad Championship was held at the iconic Yatabe Arena in Japan this past weekend, attracting nearly 100 entries for the multiple electric on-road classes. The premier Touring Modified class saw a couple of IFMAR World Champions in the mix with local talent.

Aaron Stringer joins Serpent factory team Serpent have announced the signing of Australian 1/8th off-road frontrunner, Aaron Stringer to their factory team. A former long-time Mugen pilot Aaron has joined the Serpent squad for the remainder of 2019 and beyond, campaigning Serpent buggies and trucks at all major Australian races as well as select international events.

Kevin Brunsden wins at Dirt Masters In 1/8th Nitro Buggy it was Agama’s Kevin Brunsden with the overall win in the half-hour long A-main event. A lap behind it was Agama’s Jon Hazlewood on the runner-up spot as Chris McLoughlin came in 3rd for HB Racing. Source: Nemo…

Xtreme Racing Slash / Rustler drag racing shock towers Made for the Traxxas Slash and Rustler trucks are Xtreme Racing’s new carbon fibre drag racing shock towers. The shock stays, machined from 3mm high-quality carbon fibre, are shorter than the standard towers for a lower body fit. Both were designed for the use with 65mm shocks such as the 4-Tec dampers or even turnbuckles…

T-Works NB48 2.0 steel chassis skid protectors T-Works have announced the release of their new stainless steel chassis skid protector sets for the Tekno RC NB48 2.0 buggy. The skid plates will provide additional chassis protection in the front and rear areas, something that comes in handy especially when running on highly abrasive surfaces or on track with large jumps.

Details of Tamiya 95126 Cyclone Magnum Memorial - Fully Cowled Mini 4WD 25th Anniversary Memorial machine filled with thoughts of 25 years: It is a plastic model assembly kit of a high-performance racer that adopts a shaft drive four-wheel drive. The Cyclone Magnum Memorial is a limited version of the Cyclone Magnum, one of the most popular full cowl mini 4WD models.

XRS PLMS Poland Rd1 - Report The opening round of the Xray Racing Series PLMS Poland was held recently in most of the important 1/10th and 1/12th scale electric on-road classes with Touring Stock 13.5T and Formula being the most popular. The purpose-built track was laid out with the popular ETS-style carpet with the schedule seeing four qualifiers and triple mains…

RebellionRC MMCX aluminium main chassis Coming from RC-Carbonstore’s RebellionRC brand are the new aluminium Crossflex and Solid main chassis plates for the popular Awesomatix A800 MMCX mid motor cars.

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