• Tooled Up
We put the Hudy RC Tools Bag to the test.
• Cragg gets his Hat Trick
The BRCA 1:8 Off-Road National series headed to Clanfield. As the rain fell at the beginning of the A final, gambles were taken on tyres and compounds as Neil Cragg used his experience to take his third win of the year.
• Stock System
Designed for the ultimate performance in the stock categories, Racer equips their Associated 1:12 chassis with an LRP package including their SPX Stock Spec Racing speed controller to see what it offers over a standard unit.
• GT at the GP
Taking on title sponsorship of the annual GP at West London, Ansmann Racing ensured it was a meeting to remember with the addition of the GT10 category.
• Mark Joins the Crewe
The 2009-10 BRCA 1:12 series kicked off at Crewe with our very own Mark Stiles coming away with a double victory for V-Dezign, his first National victories in the class.
• Showdown at Mendip
With the Modified championship all wrapped up a meeting earlier, al eyes were on the Pro Stock class as Jon Bowden and Adam Meakin raced for title honours.
• Xray Column
Looking back over the past ten years, Juraj reflects on the changes in cars, manufacturers, teams and developments, whilst keeping an eye on the future.
• A Quiet Inferno
The latest Inferno out of the Kyosho stable is the VE and unlike all previous evolutions of the model, there is no engine, clutch or fuel tank as the VE uses the latest electric power package from Team Orion.
• LRP Column
As development continues in the stock category fir LRP, they announce additions to their Stock Spec range grows with a new SXX-based speed controller and X12 motor.
• Truggy Power
Although many run a .21ci size engine in their truggies for greater efficiency, the rules allow you to run much bigger. Team Orion has opted to come up with a mid-range capacity unit at .24ci so we just had to find out how it compares.
• HPI Blitz RTR
Having raced nearly all of the short course trucks on the market, Tom Stacey seemed the perfect candidate to analyse this latest entrant from HPI.
• Losi Strike SCT RTR
The Strike Short Course Truck from Losi is the latest model in this category that we have had to review here at Racer, but with its inboard gearbox and motor design, this RTR is a little different to the established competition.
• Associated RC8e
Want a competition 1:8 off-road buggy, but don’t fancy finding a pitman to help you race it? Then why not go electric with this kit from Associated.
• Tamiya TT01E Subaru 08
The new Subaru Impreza has one aim – to continue an incredible legacy the previous model established. Tamiya are here, of course, with a beautiful 1:10 scale version.
• Xray XT8 2009-spec
Two years on from our first review of the Xray XT8, Mark Stiles builds and tests the 2009 edition of the XB808’s bigger brother, the XT8.
The Neo Race at Telford is confirmed, BRCA TC Nationals are announced, Reedy-style races for the new BRCA Winter Open Championship for 1:10 off-road as Schumacher and Xray release details of their new chassis’.
• Tooled Up