1/8 Offroad News

Alejandro Perez crowned Andalucian regional buggy Champion

Source: Alejandro Perez (Facebook)

The final round of the Andalucian regional championship was held at the Antas track in Almeria, Spain. Alejandro Perez (Kyosho/Ielasi Tuned/pro-Line Racing) would sweep the race, taking the overall TQ after the qualifying rounds and winning the final from Alberto Peláez (HB Racing/Performa Racing/6MIK) in second and Agustin Illanes (Mugen Seiki/Ultimate Engines/Procircuit) in third. This wins allows A.Perez to be crowned as Andalucian regional buggy Champion.

Mugen introduce new 2020 apparel

See: Mugen Seiki

Japanese brand Mugen Seiki have introduced their new 2020 line of apparel in the form of softshell jacket, winter Jacket and 3Dot hoodie. The wind-and-water-resistant softshell jacket is a versatile, all-weather piece made for windy days in fall or spring. Adjustable hems and cuffs and a chin guard keep you nice and warm while the zip-up hand pockets are perfect for small objects. The black winter Jacket sport a small Mugen Seiki logo on the front left side and a large logo on the back and it is available in S to XXL sizes. The winter jacket is a stylish and versatile apparel, with a durable waterproof outer making it a great piece for changeable weather conditions. Only available in black color, the winter jacket features the Mugen Seiki logos in the front and back and it is available in S to XXL sizes. The royal blue coloured hooded sweater is made of high-quality materials. Featuring a large Mugen Seiki logo on the front, the hoodie comes in six sizes of S, M, L, XL , 2XL and 3XL.

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T-Work’s Hyspin ball bearings

See: T-Work’s Products

T-Work’s have introduced a new range of new ball bearings called Hyspin. Featuring both rubber and metal shields, the Hyspin ball bearings offer good combination between reduced drag and great durability. The Hyspin 5x13x4mm ball bearings are available in set of 2-piece and 10-piece.

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Yusuke Sugiura takes 2019 JMRCA Nitro Buggy title

See: Mugen Seiki

The JMRCA Japan 1/8th Buggy National was held at the Futaba buggy track in Ichihara, Japan. Yusuke Sugiura (Mugen Seiki/O.S.Engines/JConcepts) set the overall TQ and also brought home the win from the Mugen Seiki duo of Kouki Kato in 2nd and Kenji Tsuruta in 3rd. Thanks to this win, Y.Sugiura takes in third consecutive title in the 2019 off-road National.

Joni Skidmore TQs & wins at Slough Winter Series Rd1

See: Nemo Racing

The opening round of the Slough Winter Series was held at Remote World in Slough over the weekend. Despite a nice weather for this time of the year, the track was offering low traction conditions. Joni Skidmore (Agama/Bullitt/Pirahna/AKA) would sweep the race, taking the overall TQ and winning the 20-minute final in front of his brother William Skidmore (Agama/Bullitt/Pirahna/AKA) in second and Simon Reeves (HB Racing/Shoot Fuel/Hot Race Tyres) in third.

Bradley Baird signs with Team Associated

See: CML Distribution

UK’s CML Distribution have announced the signing of 10 time Irish Champion Bradley Baird to the team of Team Associated. The former JQ Racing racer will use the World Champ RC8B3.1 at the Irish championship and he will be on hand trackside at most major events so have a chat with him for any info or advice about your Team Associated off-road cars.

We look forward to working with Bradley through 2020 and beyond. – CML Distribution

Aigoin Racing 1/8th buggy carbon fibre side guards

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French company Aigoin Racing have introduced new carbon fibre side guards for the most popular 1/8th buggies on the market. Made from high-quality carbon fibre, the side guards feature the same shape as the stock plastic parts but improve rigidity, add some flex and save weights while offering a factory style. The side guards are available for the XRAY XB8, Team Associated RC8B3 and B3.1, Mugen Seiki MBX8 and MBX7, HB Racing D817 and D819, TLR 8ight-X and SWORKz S35-3 and S35e. The set includes the mounting hardware.

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Infinity shock oil bag

See: Creation Model Ltd.

Infinity has further expanded its accessories line-up with the addition of a shock oil bag. Made in the distinctive Infinity black and red colour scheme and printed with the Infinity World Champions logo, the cloth bag is a solution for storing silicon shock oil and silicon differential oil. With an inside dimension of 19x15x10cm, the bag can also easily be multi purposed to store and carry other RC related items.

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