October 1, 2022

MiBorg Awesomatix A700 RCV driveshafts

French company MiBorg presents its innovative RCV driveshaft developed for the now vintage touring car, the Awesomatix A700. A steel-to-steel interface between wheel axle and bearing is provided for less play and less bearing wear compared to the original assembly. It’s associated with the MiBorg original pin less wheel axle adapters for a better wheel concentricity. The driveshaft centre of rotation is aligned with the steering axis to ensure an easy handling of the car. RCV concept is still utilising the design of full-scale cars, It’s an advantageous alternative to “double joint”. The very high level of accuracy and durability offers no play and no wear run after run. The driveshaft use balls instead of cross pins to drive the wheel axle, which results in less vibration even with high steering angles. It is not compatible with IFJ or IRJ outdrive interface, but only with ST10 or ST10-1.5 interface.

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October 1, 2022

Bittydesign Divina 1:8 ARRMA Vendetta body

Italian company Bittydesign have released this impressive Divina 1:8 bodyshell for ARRMA’s Vendatta.  Making reference to the French hyper-car, they took inspiration to design the lines of the Divina body shell adapted to the production needs, the phase of refinement took several months to optimise every detail, the search of perfection has been obsessive in order to offer a product that respect their quality standards. Divina is a stunning looking GT body designed to enhance the aesthetics of your 1:8 model, it can be used whether you want to test the maximum speed on the straight or drifting with your RC mate in the parking lot behind your house.

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September 30, 2022

MIBO 1:10 Onroad Low Profile Coreless Servo

RC newcomer MIBO has announced a new addition to its product range with the release of the MB-2312 High torque/very high speed digital low-profile coreless servo. Featuring steel gear and double BB-ed output shaft, it works great in 1:10 on-road RC cars (suitable for Modified, Stock, FWD, Formula classes). The aluminium middle body of the case for perfect cooling under high load. The MB-2312 is not programmable and has an operating voltage range 4.8-8.4 V. It has a 25T/5.92 mm output shaft.

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September 30, 2022

Fong wins at Feiteng Onroad Touring Series

The third round of the Feiteng Onroad Touring Series in China took place last weekend with Serpent driver Kenrick Fong taking both the TQ and win with his X20 ’23.  Taking place at Feiteng Raceway in Guangzhou, which has previously hosted a round of the high profile OneTen Series, the race attracted a strong field of 40 drivers.  Joining Fong on the Pro Stock podium would be fellow Serpent driver Wong with the Xray of Chung in 3rd.  Interestingly it was Mugen that made up the greatest share of the A-Main grid with 5 of its MTC2 chassis, the best placed being in 4th, with a single Tamiya adding to the mix.

Source: Kenrick Fong

September 30, 2022

MRC Longwy Winter Series/GP3F – Announcement

Prominent French electric onroad club MRC Longwy has announced details of its popular Winter Series. Boasting recent ETS winner Lucas Urbain and fellow international racer Loic Jasmin among its membership, it has also confirmed the date of its famous international GP3F event. The Winter Series is known to attract many international factory drivers while the GP3F has become one of the big events on the annual international touring car calendar. Run over four rounds, the Winter Series has categories for Rookie, FWD, Stock 17.5, Stock 13.5 & Modified and with entries limited to 120 drivers per meeting. With 2023 marking the 18th edition of the GP3F, the dates has been confirmed for January 21-22 although the club are still awaiting final confirmation of the hall

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September 30, 2022

WRC Racing F22.1 1:10 Formula chassis

WRC Racing has announced their latest 1:10 Formula car, the F22.1.  The Italian manufacturer’s new release brings the car up to ‘2022’ F1 standards. New features of the F22.1 include more obvious changes like the new front and rear wings, halo and aero wheel covers with two body options inspired by the latest F1 designs. On the chassis it features new front lowers arms. Other features of the car a titanium rear axle, 2-wheelbase positions, quick battery position adjustment and an adjustable transversal shock.

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September 29, 2022

RC Maker 3D Car Stacker for 1:10 Offroad & Nitro Onroad

Following on from the success of their 3D Pro Carbon Car Stacker for 1:10 & 1:12 Onroad, RC Maker has introduced a larger version of the stand to cater 1:10 Offroad, 1:10 and 1:8 Nitro Onroad and No Prep Drag Cars. Sporting a mostly carbon fibre construction, both upper and lower arms have adjustable height. This stacker allows plenty of room to store your cars with a huge 170mm distance between the upper and lower level. The 3/4mm CNC Machined Carbon Fibre gives a stylish look, along with the super high quality 3d printed stand. The carbon can be removed from the stand by only removing two screws that attach the carbon to the base. The carbon features two 7075 Aluminium standoffs for rigidity which can be easily removed with 2 screws. So 4 screws removed and you can flat pack it for travelling! The base contains several voids for holding screws, shims, body clips and many other parts, handy for keeping things clean.

Source: RC Maker [rcmaker.com.au]

September 27, 2022

ReveD RSD Ceramic Ball Bearing

RC drift specialist brand Rêve D has released RSD ceramic ball bearings for high precision, light weight and low friction at Front Knuckle. Internal dimensions are adjusted to minimise rotational resistance while driving. The white ceramic ball, which has the largest possible ball size, provide excellent wear resistance and high durability. Rolling resistance is reduced by lightweight ceramic balls, and grease-less specifications eliminate the need for grease, which minimises the rotation loss of the front axle, which is important in RWD drift, and realises smooth front tire rotation.

Source: Rêve D [teamreved.com]