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ROAR announces new rules, LiPo packs now legal for racing

That’s right, ROAR has officially approved Lipo batteries for competition use. Here are the essential elements of the new LiPo rules:   > Lithium-polymer batteries used must be approved by ROAR. Each battery must receive a Certificate of Compliance in accordance with UN T1-T8, meeting tough testing standards.   > Vehicles must meet the minimum […]

Kyosho Fall Classic: K-cars sweep truggy, Drake tops in buggy

TRUGGY RESULTS1. Cody King- Kyosho / Sirio2. Tyler Vik – Kyosho / RB3. Jeff Nicol – Kyosho / Sirio4. Jake Malkin – Kyosho / RB5. Ryan Lutz – Kyosho / Sirio6. Drew Moller – Mugen / O.S.7. Kevin Smith – Losi8. Jimmy Wright – Kyosho / Sirio9. Rob Bender II – HoBao10. James J – […]

King, Vik and Nicol take 1-2-3 in Truggy

Kyosho drivers Cody King, Tyler Vic, and privateer Jeff Nicol finished 1-2-3 to make it another all-Kyosho Inferno ST-RR podium in the Truggy class, this time at the Kyosho Fall Classic held at Revelation Raceway in Montclair, CA. Kyosho’s Ryan Lutz went out to an early lead with his ST-RR but started losing ground at […]

Kinwald sticks with X-Factory for ’08

  The Dirtinator is Trinity-powered again, but Brian Kinwald won’t be going old-school with a return to former sponsors Team Losi or Associated. X-Factory cars will remain Brian’s weapon of choice in 2008, with a truck on the way. We’ll keep you posted on the truck news; for now, here’s the official PR from X-Factory. BRIAN […]

Kyosho and Lutz crush the comp at JBRL Champs

Latest from www.kyoshoamerica.com Lutz and Kyosho ST-RR take JBRL Championship Kyosho Factory Driver Ryan Lutz and a number of Kyosho drivers attended the final race of the season for the popular Southern California JBRL (Jimmy Babcock Racing League) Series. Lutz went into the final race of the series having already clinched the Truggy title, but […]

ROAR announces 2008 Nats venues

This just in from www.roarracing.com: ROAR is honored to announce the following host venues for the 2008 Nationals: Carpet On Road HobbyTown USA HobbyPlex Raceway 10020 Scott Circle Omaha, NE 68122 Tim Szczepanski or Alex Sturgeon tim@hobbyplexraceway.com tpqlfyr@cox.net www.hobbyplexraceway.com 402‐498‐8888 March 12‐16, 2008 Off Road Fuel Truck The Nitro Pit 19000 W Happy Valley Road […]
Kyosho’s King And Lutz 1 & 2 At RC Pro Championships

Kyosho’s King And Lutz 1 & 2 At RC Pro Championships

Kyosho’s Cody King and team manager Ryan Lutz finished first and second overall in the RC Pro Series. Here is the word from Kyosho: Cody King has won the popular RC Pro Series National Championship, followed in second place by Ryan Lutz, both running Sirio-powered Kyosho Inferno 777 WC Edition buggies. Even though he trailed […]

Burch and Tosolini clean up in Cleveland

Held at the Holiday Inn Hotel in Independence Ohio, the US Indoor Championships celebrated its 28th year, which makes it the longest ongoing racing venue in RC. In Touring Car Modified, XRAY driver Ralph Burch checked out from the start and didn’t look back until he crossed the finish line to take the win.  Team […]

2008 HPI/HB Challenge Series

2008 HPI/HB Challenge Series November 20, 2007 – HPI Racing / Hot Bodies, Foothill Ranch, CA., proudly announces the 2008 HPI/HB Challenge Series. The HPI/HB Challenge Series events are designed to give HPI and HB car and truck owners a way to get together for a weekend of fun competition and a chance to meet […]

Brian Kinwald, Paul Lemieux and Jim Dieter Return to Team Trinity!

Brian Kinwald, Paul Lemieux and Jim Dieter Return to Team Trinity! Trinity just dropped a huge bombshell by announcing the return of on-road pro Paul Lemieux, horsepower guru Jim Dieter, and the legendary Dirtinator, Brian Kinwald. Brian made his name as one of off-road racing’s all-time greatest drivers while Trinity powered, and his return marks […]

Mark Pavidis moves to Kyosho America!

  FROM KYOSHO: Monday, November 12, 2007 – Kyosho America announces that, as of Monday, November 19th, Mark Pavidis will be joining them as a product designer at their Lake Forest, California facility. Pavidis is a two-time World Champion and the reigning IFMAR World Champion in 1/8 Off-Road, and has 18 years of R&D, product […]
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