RC Racing TV, the worlds only international RC Racing program, begins it’s 9th Season this weekend on Motors TV!
The show now seen in the US and South America as well as all over Europe kicks off the new season with Muticamera action of the 2014 EFRA 1/8th Off Road Championships form Sand am Main in Germany. Once again we have the dulcet tones of the worlds No1 commentator – John Hindhaugh describing the action, with contributions from Nick, Mat and the rest of the RC TV gang.
This series will see us travelling Europe as we cover all the EFRA European Championships as well as the Neo X event.
Every Episode of RC Racing TV premiers on the first Saturday of the month on Motors TV and is later uploaded to the RC Racing You Tube page.
This month the first UK showing is at 10am GMT on Saturday the 7th
With the first Mainland Europe showing at 12midday CET on Saturday the 7th
The episode is repeated a number roof times throughout the month so check your EPG or www.motorstv.com for the exact times.
Will Vertigan took a win in A2 of the Super Stock class on his way to the runner up position. He was running the ARC R10 2015 “Black Edition”. The only options fitted were the (white) low friction pulleys and spool/diff casing. Take a look under Will’s bodyshell!
Third in this series of Get Your Top Off’s from the ICC is Polish superstar, and current Junior European Champion, Michal Orlowski. Michael has made the switch to Schumacher for 2015, and once again made the main show at the ICC. Keep reading for a look at his Mi5 Evo!
Horizon Hobby has just unveiled their new mini quadricopter with a different look, the Blade Glimpse. This quadcopter/drone features an FPV (First Person View) system and is available in 2 versions: RTF (Ready To Fly) and BNF (Bind aNd Fly, meaning provide your own Spektrum radio). The quad is assembled and ready to fly, with a 500 mAh 1S Li-Po battery that provides a flight range of 6 to 8 minutes. Among the main features are four brushed motors, SAFE system-of-flight assisted systme, 720p video streaming to your smartphone and a 1-megapixel camera for photos.
Catch an action video after the jump!
Some automodellisti “purists turn up their nose in front of a guidance system AVC (Active Vehicle Control). I am convinced that, however, after seeing this movie that shows a model car 2WD face the ice will appreciate the potential of this technology developed by Spektrum (Horizon Hobby). The result on a frozen lake is awesome no?
Second in our series from the International Carpet Challenge is a driver who has spent a long time at the top of the timesheets in UK Touring Car racing – Phil Chambers. Now following a career in full size motorsport, Phil has recently made the switch to Capricorn to join their ever expanding UK team, supported by CPD Racing. Phil is known for having one of the neatest cars, so take a look at the under-the-body shots!
Yeah Racing have lit up the details (geddit?!) on this new 18-LED light bar for scale truck and car owners. The set, #YA-0380, includes screws, mounting hardware and a wiring harness to allow you to install it anywhere you like.
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Hitec was showing off some action cameras at the recent Dirt Nitro Challenge, and we’re sure people were wondering what was going on there…well the cameras area actually made by AEE, a Chinese action camera company, and they’ve teamed up with Hitec to get an instant in-road to RC fans, much like at least one other RC company has done in the past.
The Hitec/AEE alliance has introduced two different action cams aimed at RC enthusiasts, for use in drones, crawlers and other RC vehicles.
For information about both cameras, click Continue!
Pro-Line has dropped another bomb on us with these awesome new Faultline wheels for the Axial Yeti! Here is a Sneak Peek of the upcoming Faultline 2.2 6-Lug Bead Lock Wheels. These are designed to fit the Axial Yeti, Spawn, Wraith Poison Spyder Edition, and most popular 6-Lug aftermarket adapter hubs. They’re designed to be used with Pro-Line’s 1166-14 Standard and 10107-17 XL 2.2 Interco TSL Tires and offer greatly improved holding power combined with easier mounting over the stock wheels.
Whatever the details, they look awesome!
At the International Carpet Challenge, we also had the opportunity to look at a few of the drivers’ chassis. So, over the next five days, you’ll get to see cars from across the event! To kick off, let’s start with none less that the Super Stock class winner, Zak Finlay.
Click “Continue Reading” for all the pictures of Zak’s winning Xray!