• LiPo Balance
So you know all about the pros and cons of LiPo use and ownership but what happens to the handling to your RC vehicle?
• Big in Japan
New stuff from the likes of Sanwa, HPI and many more as the annual Shizuoka Hobby Show took place in Japan and Racer was there.
• Top Tip
We test Dremel’s new VersaTip, a multi-tool that could prove to be invaluable for the modeller.
• Winners in Wales
Round one of this year’s BRCA 1:10 Of-Road Nationals started in Wales and there were two new winners to kick the season off in style.
• US Steals the Show
The annual Neo Buggy race attracts the best drivers in the World and this year’s event and the Neo09 was no different. With a new racing class on show and a huge entry, this was one race not to be missed.
• Xray Column
It’s flat out for the Slovakian company and boss Juraj as we move into the middle of the racing season.
• Returning for Moore
Andy Moore entered the final major 1:12 domestic race of the season at Chesterfield and immediately proved his world-class skills.
• LRP Column
Jurgen Lautenbach monthly column for August reflects on the LRP Touring Car Masters, as well as the latest developments and upcoming releases in the LiPo battery sector.
• Xray NT1 2009-Spec
In an effort to make sure that the NT1 chassis is kept at the front of the pack, Xray have updated the chassis some new parts and tweaks as Mark Stiles found out.
• Losi LST XXL
Losi Super Trucks have always been big. Now they’re even bigger and talk back to you with the new LST XXL complete with Spektrum’s integrated telemetry
• HPI Baja 5B 2.0
Lessons learnt from racers and bashers have fed into the development of the latest revision to the awesome HPI Baja 5B. Could this new Baja be the best yet?
• HoBao Hyper 7.5 RTR
After recently reviewing the top of the range Hyper 9, Racer now gets their hands on the HoBao’s more budget-minded models. The new Hyper 7.5 RTR is based on one of the most popular cars in the class and is ready for the street, park or race track.
• Carson E-Crasher Brushless RTR
With a powerful brushless package installed by the factory and the capability to run LiPo batteries, Carson’s new E-Crasher is a very impressive RTR.