January 25, 2020

TSP-Racing Zonda GT 1/8th GT body shell

2-Speed from Germany have introduced the new TSP-Racing Zonda GT 1/8th GT body shell usable for both standard and long wheelbase chassis. The advanced competition body shell offers scale looks with performance to match due to refined aerodynamics that ensure a balanced front and rear downforce. The body will fit most 1/8th GT and rally game chassis in standard and LWB configuration due to the special design of the rear fenders, it is currently awaiting EFRA approval and will become available by mid to end of February.

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January 25, 2020

JConcepts Destination T-shirt & hoodie

Coming from JConcepts is their new Destination apparel of T-shirts and hoodies. The goal in any motorsport is to make it to the Finish Line, with the new JConcepts shirts and sweaters, drivers can look good doing it and reach the all-important destination. Fresh for the new season of racing, JConcepts drops the latest shield racing logo on the fastest looking merchandise yet. The “since 03” authorized, lightning bolt and checkerboard design represents the finish line and for any racer, getting across first is what matters. The new JConcepts logo pops with authority and with a little haunting skull imaginary, speed and quickness are always at the forefront of this design.The black colour T-shirts and hooded sweatshirt are available in adult M to XXXL sizes.

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January 25, 2020

Maifield leads Reedy Race at the end of opening day

Ryan Maifield leads the way at the end of the opening day of racing at the Reedy Offroad Race of Champions. The Yokomo driver enjoyed a strong first day of 4WD action being the only driver to record three wins which together with his second place from the first round gives him a 3-point lead over Team Associated’s Spencer Rivkin. After a less than perfect start to the 26th running of the unique race format event, Dakotah Phend turned things around with two convincing wins to hold third overnight, the TLR driver putting an impressive move on Rivkin in Round 4, with both cars touching, to take the win and end the day holding 3rd position.  After kicking off his title defence with a win in the morning, Tebo holds 4th position going into Day 2 at OCRC Raceway with the same points tally as Phend.  Having become the first driver to register a double win when he took the opening two rounds, four time champion Ryan Cavalieri ended the day with a third in his final race ahead of Tebo.  With a 7th from Round 3 he will be looking to drop that result with two strong results in the final two rounds of 4WD tomorrow – each driver only able to drop one round per class.  Making his Reedy Race Invitational Class debut, Yusuke Sugiura would become only the second non-US drivers to win today with the Yokomo driver winning on his fourth attempt to leave him 6th in points.

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January 25, 2020

Maifield leads at RROC as Cavalieri has rough 3rd round

With racing now half way through the 4WD rounds at the Reedy Race of Champions, it is Ryan Maifield who leads the points after becoming only the second driver to record a repeat win in the third round of action.  Starting from third on the grid, the Yokomo driver quickly got to the front from where he controlled the race while behind him the rest of Offroad racings well know trio fought for the consolation placings.  In the end, Jared Tebo would come through from 5th on the grid to claim another second place while from the back row Ryan Cavalieri had a rough round to finish as he started to put a 7 on the board which he will be hoping becomes his dropped 4WD result.  The other two races of the round produced first time winners of the 26th running of the event with Dakotah Phend taking a dominant win in Heat 2 over Cole Tollard.  Breaking the US domination of the event, Lee Martin took the first visitor’s victory with the win in Heat 1 ahead of Alex Kosciuszek, who had led the first half of the race, and Spencer Rivkin who came through from the back of the starting grid.

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January 25, 2020

Cavalieri doubles up in second round

After a win in the opening round of racing at the Reedy Offroad Race of Champions, Ryan Cavalieri became the first driver to double up at OCRC Raceway with a win over defending champion Jared Tebo.  Starting from 6th on the grid, Cavalieri worked his way to the front in his Sworkz getting by on lap 3 after a mistake from pole sitter Cole Tollard.  While he had the faster car and looked set to challenge Cavalieri for the lead on a few occasions, bobbles prevented Tebo from making it two out of two with Ty Tessmann completing the Top 3.  The other winners of Round 2 would be 17-year-old Broc Champlin who got by long time leader Ron Devoll with a well planned and executed pass on the final lap.  Finishing second to Rivkin in Round 1 after an early mistake having started from pole, Ryan Maifield convert a P4 start into a win reversing the Round 1 result as Rivkin came home second followed by pole starter Tommy Hinz who had led for the opening four laps.

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January 24, 2020

Tebo opens Reedy title defence with first round win

Reedy Race Champion Jared Tebo has opened his title defence with a win in the first race of the 26th running of the iconic event. Starting from pole position with Ty Tessmann alongside, Tebo and the Canadian would go at it for the full 5-minutes with Dakotah Phend joining the battle for what was the most exciting race of the opening round.  A mistake by Tebo would allow Tessmann to go to the front until he then had a moment handing the lead back to Tebo.  In the end the Top 3 would cross the line covered by less than 3/10th of a second.  In the second encounter, Spencer Rivkin took the win over Ryan Maifield, Maifield having started from pole position but dropped down the order after any early mistake in the centre rhythm section.  The third race saw the No.4 starting Ryan Cavalieri avoid contact between early leader Shin Adachi and young French driver Clement Boda and once in front the Reedy Race’s most crowned champion pretty much controlled the race.

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January 24, 2020

Team Associated DR10 RTR drag race car

Team Associated have introduced their all-new DR10 RTR drag race car. The DR10 drag race car is based on the 9-time ROAR Short Course National Championship winning truck and utilises a moulded low-centre-of-gravity chassis, metric hardware, 18 precision ball beatings, a 2.6:1 ratio gearbox with heavy-duty sealed gear differential and externally adjustable slipper clutch as well as an adjustable suspension. Other features include a water-resistant high-power Reedy brushless speed control and 3300kV brushless motor, a 2.4GHz 2-channel radio system, as well as AE’s all-new DVC Dynamic Vehicle Control receiver unit with built-in adjustable digital gyro. Add to that a Reedy metal-gear, digital, high-torque servo and a water-resistant enclosed receiver box. The DR10 is available as ready-to-run package and also in LiPo combo specification including a Reedy Compact Balance Charger and Reedy 7.4V LiPo Battery with T-plug.

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January 24, 2020

Sanwa SV-D2 drift car speed controller

UK Sanwa distributor Schumacher has introduced the new SV-D2 brushless speed controller especially designed for drift car racing. The SXR, SSL and Program Box Gen2 compatible ESC is Code 10 programmable using the Sanwa M17, M12S, M12S-RS, EXZES ZZ, and MT-44 transmitters and beside a drift car optimised firmware it also sports a new capacitor mount that allows for neater wiring even when using the optional cooling fan unit. The controller measures 31×36.8×19.5mm, it weighs in at 39.1g and is available now.

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