RC Concept subject to a winding-up proceedings

Source: Société.com

We have just learned that the French company RC Concept has been placed in bankruptcy. Launched 5 years ago by Sébastien Chaffardon, RC Concept was based on a team made up of Reno Savoya and Lee Martin but quickly only R. Savoya will continue to represent the brand as an ambassador on the international tracks. RC Concept offered a range of electronic products and nitro products with engines based on Picco and fuel specifically formulated and produced by Labema. No information about the guarantees has been provided so far.

XRAY XB2’20 aluminium front roll center holder


XRAY have introduced a new aluminium front roll center holder for the XB2 series of buggies. The part is CNC-machined from high-quality 2mm Swiss 7075 T6 aluminum. The aluminium holder increases strength and makes the handling more precise and more forgiving and incorporates the front anti-roll bar mount.

XRAY XB2/XT2 aluminium steering arms & steering plate


XRAY have introduced new aluminium steering arms and steering plate for rearward linkage mounting for the XB2 and XT2. The aluminium steering arms generate more precise steering. They feature mounting position for the steering linkage for an additional steering setting possibility. The steering arms are CNC-machined from high-quality Swiss 7075 T6 aluminum, come black coated and available in set of 2.

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T-Work’s piston retainer clip assembly tool

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T-Work’s have introduced a new piston retainer clip assembly tool for .15 & .21 engines. Made to facilitate the installation of the piston pin retainer clip, the tool prevents expulsion of retainer clip during installation as well as prevents damage to the piston during the process. The tool comes in a convenient box featuring carbon fibre design and sporting T-Work’s logo.

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Fast Race 1/8th buggy lightweight center drive coupler V2

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Italian company Fast Race have introduced a new lightweight center drive coupler V2 for SWORKz, Mugen Seiki and Team Associated 1/8th buggies. The heavy-duty coupler has been made lighter which helps reduce the drivetrain weight and mass in order to provide a more efficient drivetrain and power delivery. The coupler features 4 removable pins in order to limit wearing of the coupler due to the shaft.

Team Associated WC19 T-shirts

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Associated Electrics have introduced the new Team Associated WC19 T-shirts. These black T-shirts are 100% pre-shrunk cotton and feature colorful splashes behind the Team Associated logo emblazon on the front while the Champions by Design logo is on the back. The WC19 T-shirts are available in three sizes for youth and six for men.

Sousa & Maiorana win at 2019 Drumstick race


This past weekend was held the 2019 Drumstick race at RC Clubhouse Hobby Shop & Race Track in Warren, Michigan. This race saw around 130 entries which is a pretty standard for this race every year. In the Modified 4WD buggy, Mark Sousa (XRAY/Pro-Line Racing) made a pass for the lead on lap one but then got together with the 2nd place driver and M.Sousa went back to last on the first lap. He was able to come through the pack all the way up to first and then slowly extended his lead from there to take the win from Mike Valentine Jr. (HB Racing/Performa Racing/Absolute Hobbyz) in 2nd and Seth Rippee (TLR/Tekin/Pro-Line Racing) in 3rd.

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VRP D819/E819 rear shock tower V3

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Vision Racing Products have introduced the new rear shock tower V3 for the HB Racing D819 Nitro Buggy and E819 E-buggy. The tower features new shock mounting holes that are mid spaced. This is the newest mounting positions being ran on the HB buggies. Another feature added to the tower is the wing mounting holes. There are sets of holes that allow you to use the stock HB wing mount in the stock locations as well as move them up, or use the MBX8 wing mount for a finer wing height adjustment. The V3 tower is available in silver anodized aluminum as well as carbon fiber.