During the RCX show in SoCal, we caught Mike Reedy and Jurgen Lautenbach of LRP at Team Associated’s Costa Mesa headquarters discussing a ‘classified’ project. We don’t have any details at this time, and the unit was quickly put under wraps, but it looks like some sort of brushless motor project is in the works! We’ll keep you posted with any future developments.
Tamiya and Team Losi scored big wins at the 5th annual Pro-Line Maxx Challenge. Jimmy Jacobson and David Jun lead the TRF squad to a one-two win in Small Block with their Pro-Line fortified TNXs, while Losi’s Adam Drake rousted the Big Block guys with his LST. In the Outlaw class, Mugen scored with a MRS-5T truggy wheeled by Boby Tillman. In the non-monster classes, Associated’s Jared Tebo smoked the 2WD Truck guys and Mugen’s Bobby Tillman took home another trophy by winning the Buggy class.
Trinity has announced it will be the exclusive distributor of the Italian Sirio engine and accessories line, which will bring Trinity into the high-performance .21 engine market. The hallmark feature of the engine line is AAC construction (Aluminum piston, Chrome-plated Aluminum sleeve). The aluminum sleeve has important advantages; it will expand and contract at the [...]
We’ve known Novak for excellent chargers ever since the Digi-Peak days, but now the company has a new product for the other end of the alligator clips: Orange Power GP3300VE Matched Racing Cells. The cells are matched using a proprietary ‘Accu-Match’ system that Novak claims is the most accurate available. Novak also wants to take care of your packs with the new Smart Tray Digital Equalizing Discharger. For complete details on the new cells and discharger, click here to get the story straight from Novak’s official press release.
Sanyo is back on top as the capacity king, with an incredible 3600mAh cell. According to Trinity, the new ‘red’ cells do not sacrifice voltage for capacity. The Sanyo 3600s will be available as VIS-matched Team and Race packs, as well as VIS processed (but unmatched) stick and saddle packs. Bulk 3600 cells will also be offered.
Mike Truhes first race with Trinity power was one heck of showing. Truhe TQed and won both Expert Modified Truck and Expert Modified 4WD with Trinity GP3300 cells and D6 motors onboard his Losi Triple-XT MF2 and Triple-X4 G-Plus, while Trinity teammate Brian Kinwald TQd Expert Modified 2WD with his signature Triple-X BK2 and went on to win the overall without being contested. This years shootout was again a sellout with over 375+ entries and most of the nations top pros in attendance. Look for complete coverage in RC Car Action!