Daniel Kobbevik crowned Norwegian Champion


Last race off the year in 1/8 Nitro in Norway, and the final was put up at KMBK Raceway in Kristiansand. The weather was very nice and and the Astro track was tight, made with different types of astro, slippery in the morning and some parts almost never dried up. The track that have all the things to make racing challenging and you really get to pay if you do a mistake. The race would determine who would be the Norwegian Champion in 2017. Two guys that could take the overall title:

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Serpent SRX8 & SRX8E aluminium rear uprights V2

Serpent have introduced new version of their rear uprights for the Cobra SRX8 and SRX8E. Machined from 7075 T6 aluminium, they come black coated with machined edges and SPT logo is laser engraved. The rear uprights feature a molded insert through which the roll center can be changed fast and easy. The uprights come in a set of two with inserts.

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T-Work’s crankshaft extension set

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T-Work’s have introduced a crankshaft extension set. The crankshaft extension set come with an aluminium crankshaft extension hard coated, four washers and a golden screw. The crankshaft extension allows to bridge the gap between the end of the crankshaft and the clutch bell when the crankshaft is too short. The washers are used to limit the clearance between the crankshaft extension and the clutch bell.

Team C TM4 V2 4WD buggy coming soon

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Team C have release first photos of the forthcoming TM4 V2 1/10 4WD buggy. It come with two layout, one with front and rear chassis braces and another with front and rear upper chassis. More details will be released soon.

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Adam Drake takes DTR Series title

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Revelation Raceway hosted the final round of the DTR Series this past weekend. Mugen Seiki driver Adam Drake took the overall TQ in nitro buggy and went on to win the 30 minute final. The Drake also takes the title the nitro buggy class.

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Kyle Johnson joins HB Racing

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HB Racing have announced the signing of Kyle Johnson to their american team. The Sin City driver will use the D817 and the D817T in major events in US such as this weekend where Kyle attended the Southern Nationals with his new rides. Kyle had this to say about the deal:

“I would like to announce that I will be running for HB Racing Team for the rest of 2017 and beyond. I would like to thank Victor and Eddie for the help and opportunity!”

Serpent mixes up clutch shoes

Serpent have introduced a 4-shoe clutch set for the Cobra 811 and SRX8. The set is made up of two yellow material shoes and two black shoes made in 6061 aluminium. Also the set includes two 0.95mm springs and two 0.9mm springs. Billy Easton said:

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“The mix of the yellow material and the softer black alu 6061 shoes creates a very smooth and stabile clutch feel. Better overall feel, more drive-ability and more run time.”

Czypulowski & Reckward win at German E-buggy Championship

Last weekend was held the German E-buggy championship 2017 at the Czypu-Drom indoor track. The German Champion will be awarded in the various categories of the German Minicar championship at this event. In E-buggy Mugen’s Laurin Czypulowski took the win from Kyosho’s Philipp Lütgert in second and Agama’s Burak Kilic in third. Laurin Czypulowski took also the victory in the junior championship in front of Kilic brothers, Burak in second and Berkan in third. In the 40+ finale it was the former world champion and several times German champion Daniel Reckward who grabbed the win from SWORKz driver Stefan Petrich in second and Mugen’s Alexander Gehring in third.

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