Novarossi Karma Limited Edition engine

Novarossi have introduced their new Karma Limited Edition nitro off-road engine. this square stroke engine features a sleeve with four transfer ports to supply a linear power output and to keep fuel consumption low. The combustion chamber is supported by an O-Ring which is placed between the combustion chamber and the crankcase to reduce the vibrations of the combustion chamber. The carburettor is made from plastic and have a sliding throttle valve (reverse type).

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XRS Austria Off-road Work Shop

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XRAY have announced the Work.shop at XRS Austria on 30. September. Team XRAY drivers Hupo Honigl and Martin Wollanka will teach you their tips & tricks and will answer on your RC related questions. Work.Shop is for free and open to everybody.  You can register for XRS Austria at: http://bit.ly/2hirWS3

Hiro Seiko small steering wheel foam ring

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Hiro Seiko have introduce a new small steering wheel foam ring. Made from smoother material than the former one, the outside diameter is 1mm smaller and 3mm wider. Because outside diameter got reduced, it makes quick remove easier and faster.

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Video: Spotlight Futaba 7PX radio

Futaba have released a video highlighting their new 7PX 2.4GHz telemetry radio system. The 7PX features Super Response Mode, full telemetry capability and the R334SBS diversity receiver. T-FHSS SR Super Response makes the 7PX the fastest Futaba radio yet, to give drivers a more “locked-in” feel while racing. In addition, the 7PX offers the T-FHSS protocol, which allows full telemetry capability. This radio is also compatible with S-FHSS and FASST protocols, expanding receiver options tenfold.

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SWORKz S35-T Nitro Truggy kit

SWORKz have introduced the new S35-T 1/8 Nitro Truggy kit. Based on the S35-3 Nitro Buggy, the S35-T is the evolution of the S35-T project and the result of SWORKz passion for racing and race development. The S35-T comes in standard with many SWORKz Factory Team option parts which provide strength and performance. The S35-T features a longer T-7075 aluminum L.F.C (Lower Friction Coefficient) chassis allowing to use 15-75g balance weights.

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UK Short Course Nationals report

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X-Factory UK’s season long domination of the UK Short Course Nationals concludes with championship title victories in both 2wd SCT and 4wd SCT. In 4wd, Lewis Williamson (last season’s champion) was in unstoppable form all season long once taking podium finishes at every round and winning with a perfect 1000 point score and securing the outright series title to become National Champion now 2016 and 2017!!! A fantastic achievement for the very talented youngster. Last year’s runner-up and team mate Darren Boyle was 2nd again to complete a superb 1-2 once more for the X-Factory UK team.

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Alex Bernadzik doubles at S.E. Queensland Interclub Rd3

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Last weekend was held the third round of the South East Queensland Interclub Series held at L.O.R.R.C.C.C., The Brickyard track in Brisbane, Australia. This series always attracts a large number of racers and this event was no different, with well over 100 entries from all over the region, including some of Australia’s best. The two days kicked off with practice and two rounds of qualifying on Saturday. Team Associated driver Alex Bernadzik was able to take the first two qualifiers in both 1/8 nitro and 1/8 E-buggy.

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Bittydesign A215 Force body coming soon

Italian creator Bittydesign have released a first teaser image of the forthcoming Force body shell for the Agama A215. Stay tuned, the new Force body is coming!

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