Haasbroek leads JQRacing to RCX win

JQ win in South Africa

The fourth round of the RCX was held at Meyerton Raceway located about 50km south of Johannesburg, South Africa. Overnight rain affected conditions so it would be a damp start to qualifying. Qualifying saw JQ-Racing/REDS/AKA driver Miguel Haasbroek take TQ and manage to post an overall time 13 seconds faster than anyone else. Tiaan Oelofse was in 2nd and Guilherme de Sousa rounded off the top 3. In the main Tiaan took an early lead as Miguel had not managed to capitalize from the TQ spot, however, Miguel managed to catch and pass Tiaan and never looked back. Miguel took the win with Tiaan in 2nd. A great drive from fellow JQ driver Thomas Schmuck took the final podium spot, and a convincing TQ and win in the E-Buggy class.

Source: JQRacing

JC goes round with new FlexFit hat

JC Flexfit Hat

JConcepts has your apparel needs covered with the introduction of the new gray on black round bill FlexFit hat. Available in S/M (6-7/8”- 7-1/4”) and L/XL (7-1/4” – 7-5/8”) sizes, the JConcepts hat is aesthetically pleasing, sporting a large, powerful, puffy, embroidered JC front logo. Hats are premium fitted by Flexfit, made in a durable yet breathable fabric to survive even the roughest days outdoors.

Source: JConcepts

Arrowmax’s new LiPo safety bag

Arrowmax LiPo Bag

Arrowmax has just introduced their updated LiPo safety bag for charging and storing LiPo batteries packs. This stylish bag is made from fire-resistant fabric and is designed to minimize the harm to your pit table and surrounding areas in case a LiPo pack goes boom for whatever reason. Large velcro straps keep the lid and the two inner lashes closed securely. The bag is printed with the signature Arrowmax logo on the outside, with white lining on the inside.

Source: Arrowmax

Color coordinate with VP washers

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VP-Pro has just released their new lineup of washers, designed for R/C racing. These precision made washers are intended for use on almost any 1/10 or 1/8 vehicle, and are available in light blue, blue, black, silver, orange, titanium, and purple. A variety of sizes and shapes allows you to replace your stock washers, and add a little flash to you ride!

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Entries open for the Italian Job 2015

Italian Job Race

 

One of the largest event to hit Europe is back again to kickoff the 2015 racing season! The Italian Job Race, hosted by the world famous IBR Padova, is set to be held January 9-11, 2015. Many of the worlds best drivers are planning to be in attendance including Robert Batlle, Reno Savoya, Elliott Boots, Alex Zanchettin, and many more! Entries for this prestigious event are NOW OPEN!

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CLICK HERE to sign up, and be a part of the show!

VRC full ‘STEAM’ ahead – VOTE NOW!

VRC on Steam

VRC PRO has just been submitted for release on ‘STEAM’, which is one of the world’s biggest mainstream computer gaming portals, with more than 40,000,000 users and some 5,000,000 concurrent users online each moment. In order to appear on Steam, VRC PRO needs to be voted in by the STEAM ‘Greenlight’ community of gamers. Everyone can vote, but you have to be a Steam member!

What are the benefits of VRC PRO on STEAM?

  • Connect with the vast potential of 40,000,000 active gamers worldwide
  • Rapidly grow the online VRC PRO racing community (now already at 100,000 members)
  • Increase activity in multiplayer and race events
  • With more financial resources speed up development of new cars, tracks and features
  • Get more people excited about the RC racing hobby in general

R/C racers can vote for VRC Pro at STEAM Greenlight, and help make VRC PRO appear on STEAM as soon as possible. If VRC Pro makes it to STEAM before December 1st 2014, count on some very special member gifts to celebrate this important moment for VRC. With December being the VRC Worlds month we could see a host of new gamers/racers appear in these competitions and take on the challenge: Who is faster, gamers or racers?!

CLICK HERE to vote for VRC Pro at STEAM Greenlight!

 

Serpent launches RTR Spyder SCT

Serpent has introduced the new Spyder 1/10 rear motor 2wd short course truck in an all-new ‘Ready-to-Race’ version today. The RTR Spyder SCT is based on the high end competition version of the Spyder SCT, and shares most components and geometry. All option parts of the race version also fit the RTR version, allowing owners to upgrade over time!

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Stefe the Slovenian Electro Champion

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This past weekend hosted the final round of the Slovenian Electro Challenge 2014 in Blatni Dol. XRAY’s Andraz Stefe entered the final round the points leader, and needed a fourth place finish or better to win the title. Stefe, despite have little time on his new car, set a new track record in qualifying. He didn’t slow down as he went on to win 2 of the 3 finals, taking the overall victory for the day AND the Slovenian Electro Challenge championship win!

Source: XRAY

New brand decals from X Factory UK

X Factory UK Logo Sheets

After repeated requests and public demand, X Factory UK has released their own lineup of high quality brand logo decal sheets. Produced by RCS Graphic Worx, each sheet is printed and laminated on high quality vinyl. Available in a choice of three color options, and with three sheets to choose from, all sizes and preferences are covered. Each decal is individually die cut for easy peeling and application.

Source: X Factory UK

Haynes goes 1-1-1 at Halloween Havoc

Mike Haynes Sweep

Critter Hobbies in Fairfield, New Jersey hosted their first offroad dirt event of 2014 this past weekend, known as the ‘Halloween Havoc’. The event gathered nearly 80 entries, including strong competition from TLR, Schumacher, Associated, and Durango team drivers. The Modified 2wd and 4wd buggy classes were heated with close racing throughout the event, however, it would be Team Associated’s Mike Haynes who would steal the win in both classes. Haynes also piloted his way to a victory in the 2wd Stock Buggy class for a triple victory on the weekend! More…