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Cody King teams up with Serpent

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Serpent have announced thr signing of former World Champion Cody King to their team. Cody will use all Cobra 1/8 nitro and electric vehicles as well as the Spyder 1/10 cars in 2wd and 4wd in all the major races in USA and abroad including The Neo Race 2018 and the IFMAR WC. Cody will works closely together with Serpent’s off-road designer Billy Easton, and with Serpent team drivers. Also Cody will help to promote the Serpent product linefor Serpent America.

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Insolvency proceedings of LRP electronic GmbH

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LRP electronic GmbH and Associated Electrics, Inc. have announced a change in distribution for the Team Associated and Reedy brands. The bidirectional collaboration between LRP electronic GmbH and Associated Electrics, Inc. stands out as one of the most successful partnerships in the R/C industry’s history. After cooperating to win countless World Championship titles, the successfully shared sales and marketing efforts will come to an end. Starting February 1st, 2018, LRP electronic GmbH will not be the exclusive distributor for Team Associated and Reedy anymore. LRP electronic GmbH will now sell off its stock of Team Associated and Reedy products. All warranty and service for Team Associated and Reedy products will be handled by the new Team Associated and Reedy distributors starting February 1st, 2018. Jürgen E. Lautenbach stated:

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TLR welcomes back Brian Kinwald

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Team Losi Racing and Horizon Hobby have announced that the Multi-Time World and National Champion, Brian Kinwald, is back to their team. Brian brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to their racing team. Brian will work closely with the Team Losi Racing’s Development Team along with young and talented racing team to help mold them into title contenders for the future.

MIP EB410 Ackerman plate

MIP have introduced a new Ackerman plate for the Tekno RC EB410. CNC machined from high quality aluminium in-house for highest precision quality, the part comes anodised and MIP’s logo is laser-engraved. The plate provides more accurate Ackermann geometry throughout the entire range of steering motion.

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Daniel Kobbevik signs with Elefun

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XRAY driver Daniel Kobbevik signed with Elefun. Elefun is maybe the biggest shop/distributor in Scandinavia, a very strong company present in all areas of RC and hobby. Specialisted in drones and planes, they are now also stronger and stronger in racing products for cars as well. Daniel had the following to say about the cooperation with Elefun:

“Its so cool to get this upportunity, testing tyres, giving feedback, and try to help out with some off the sortiment, so representing Elefun is an honor for me. Huge thanks to Knut and all the other guys at Elefun AS!”

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PR SB401 high-performance body

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PR Racing have introduced the new high-performance body for the SB401. This high-performance, aerodynamic low profile body is designed to reduce the roll of the car while improving rotation in corners on very-high-traction tracks. Made with lightweight, high-quality premium polycarbonate material, the body features a streamlined shape for optimised air flow and smooth side-pods with a top central rib for increased stability.

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Dash AI Pro brushless speed controller

Arrowmax have introduced the new Dash AI Pro brushless speed controller. The ESC features an electrolytic two-step heatsink case improving heat dissipation and 32 bits micro-controllers MCU’s. Other features include a high-voltage 30mm turbo fan, adjustable 6V to 7.4V high-voltage BEC system as well as A B C interchange for dialed custom wire Configuration.

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Daniel Kobbevik joins EZ Power

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EZ Power have announced the signing of young and talented norwegian driver Daniel Kobbevik to their team. The XRAY driver and Worlds finalist will use EZ Power batteries during the 2018 season. Daniel stated:

“I am superhappy to get the opportunity to run EZ batteries, the performance is supernice, and I am very excited for the 2018 season! Big thanks to Lorenzo Ristori for the chance to use the EZ products.”