XRAY unveil XB2D 2017 buggy

XRAY have introduced their new  XB2D “Dirt Edition” 2017 1/10 2WD buggy.

Philosophy.

 

“At the heart of XRAY’s philosophy is a firm commitment to perfection when it comes to engineering, design, performance and support, all made possible by state-of-the-art in-house manufacturing. The XB2 is the epitome of perfection that is typical for XRAY.” – Dipl. Eng. Juraj Hudy, XRAY Chief Designer.

 

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Team Associated B64 FT steel chassis weights & HRC arm mounts C and D

Team Associated have introduced two new optional parts for the B64 and B64D in the form of Factory Team steel chassis weights and High Roll Center arm mounts C and D. First up are the 15 gram and 27 gram steel chassis weights. They fit into the front chassis pocket and add weight to the front, giving more steering in high-grip applications. They comes with the mounting hardware.

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XRAY XT8 2017 nitro truggy coming soon

XRAY have announced the soon release of their XT8 2017 Nitro Truggy. No details are available yet but we expect photos and information will be available shortly.

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Savvas Savva wins at RCE Champs Rd2

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This past weekend was held the second round of the RCE Championship at the Dirt Paradise track in Nicosia, Cyprus. XRAY driver Rafael Panayi took the overall TQ but in the Main final it was his teammate Savvas Savva who took the win after he have to retired after a steering servo problem. Savvas, who lead now the RCE Championship was followed by Pantelis Makrides in second and Antonis Panayiotou in third.

Final results here

Lutz’s Pro-Line Gas Champs report

Source: Lutzinator.com / Photo: Rugspin Graphix

This past weekend was held the Pro-Line Gas Champs at the Pro-Line test track. Ryan Lutz was able to defend his title in both Nitro buggy and truggy classes, bringing home the win for the third year in a row in Nitro buggy and for the second year for Nitro truggy. Here is the race report from Ryan Lutz:

“This past weekend I flew west to attend the ProLine Gas Champs at the ProLine Test track. Last year was a good year for me at this track as I was undefeated in the Nitro Classes at both the Gas Champs and SikCross that were held there. It’s quite interesting that AKA tires are pretty dominant there. Tire wise I stuck with primarily SS Grids on a watered run and SSLW Grids for a drier run. For the mains I went to SSLW Impacts in buggy.”

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Daniel Kobbevik wins Norwegian Champs Rd1

The first round of the Norwegian championship was hosted by the Honefoss RC Club at the Honefoss Raceway over the weekend.The forecast for the race was a mix of all kind of weather with a little rain in morning, then a little bit more heavy rain, and after more sun and more sun. So the drivers had a real challenge with setup and tyre choice, and track really changed in how bumpy and how smooth it was from qualifier round to qualifier round. Serpent team driver Daniel Kobbevik took the overall TQ by winning the first two qualifier rounds. The third round was won by Kyosho driver Rune Karlsen, fourth round was won by SWORKz driver Bjorn Ivar Haug.

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XRAY 1/8 Lexan rear wing

XRAY have introduced a super lighweight 1/8 Lexan rear wing designed for a perfect fit to XB8 and working in conjuction with the XRAY off-road bodies. The wing is produced from high-quality original Lexan material and is completely pre-cut for maximum comfort. The wing has an adjustable position and consists from two pieces, the main wing and the center fin that adds more stability and increases strength of the wing around the mounting area.

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Micha Widmaier doubles at SK Lauf & Opening Race

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This past weekend was held the SK Lauf and Opening Race at the RC Cars Köngen track in Köngen, Germany. This race could be considered as a warm-up since in August will take place the 1/10 4WD german championship on this track. SWORKz factory driver Micha Widmaier would sweep the 2WD buggy and 4WD by winning in both classes in front of Tobias Hesse (Team C, Absima) in second and Justin Naumann (Team C, Absima) in third in 2WD while Luca Rau (Kyosho, Hacker) and Justin Naumann (Team C, Absima) rounded out the podium in 4WD.

4wd podium here

Team Associated RC8B3 FT rigid engine mount

Coming from Team Associated and made for the RC8B3-series of vehicles is the Factory Team rigid engine mount. It is made to reduce chassis flex and extend clutch bell and spur gear life. This extended engine mount restricts the clutch bell and spur gear area from flexing, saving tooth wear and ensuring more consistent power delivery.

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