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Tamiya Germany Fighter-Cup 2016

The 20th TAMIYA Fighter Cup Final 2016

From 29.- July 31, 2016 they all came back to Sonneberg! – But not only the regulars, our “Super Stock” pilots. This year flocked plenty of new faces, the TAMIYA Fighter Rookies 20 TAMIYA Fighter Cup finals. From Sonneberg Mayor Mr. Voigt the best 200 young racers were warmly welcomed. This had to be measured in 70 qualifying races with about 1,000 other children at retailers or events and qualify to get hold of the coveted “Ticket to Sonnenberg”. For the finale, some riders from Holland, Belgium and Poland were at the start.

After the check-in of the drivers, there were among others on Friday tours of the logistics center of the SIMBA DICKIE GROUP and the first competition of the “rookies” in the short race (slalom). In training the children and parents of the race course and tips for Model making was brought closer. In the evening, the now traditional bonfire took place and a great firework display was the conclusion of the first event day still shot.

On Saturday things got seriously early. After the driver’s meeting the heats and race on the on-road route could be started. While the driver of the first groups to drove at ever faster lap times, prepared other drivers and teams their vehicles for the competition “Germany’s fastest Fighter Buggy” before, which took place this year for the first time.

Here, finally, the question was even clear which Fighter Buggy is the fastest well. It was allowed to tune Tamiya DT chassis. The difficulty, however, was to obtain the power to the tarmac and the model in time to a standstill. So were brought up to the afternoon of the 70 vehicles to the starting line and the 15 fastest racers qualified for the final on Sunday. The 100km / h mark was by then just missed. When choosing the most beautiful body the children were no limits in terms of creativity. The jury was very impressed with the results. Whether the Pokémon Pikachu, Scrat from Ice Age with its nut, Wickie the sailor or the fire truck – in all models put a lot of passion and technical know-how. In the evening were in the tent all the winners of the Short-Race, the body Score and On -Road rating honored. In addition, the grid of the finalists for the “fastest Germany Fighter Buggy” was announced. Then was Finally, the large Tamiya Balloon Rally started, in which there is again to win many great prizes.

On Sunday then found the race held on the off-road track of Tamiya Raceway’s. The weather was really good to us and so we had top-conditions for a successful last day of the final. In addition, the resident club, the RC-Team Sonnenberg had conjured a beautiful race-track! Group by group and participants for participants gave their best to improve the personal best in the various runs. Afternoon finally had to give everything again everyone! Place everything but had lunch first finalists for newborn competition “Germany’s fastest Fighter Buggy”. And this spectacle was then also none of those present escape. Overnight was again tinkered honed and pondered. How to tickle it again a few km / h from the Tamiya-basement? All homework had wound up the team MZ-Modellbau done with coxswain Lukas Reip whose “Fighter” with rocket propulsion as support then still broke through 100 km / h mark and in the main race 101km / h and the following show running even 103 km / h burned into the asphalt !!! A class performance to the whole team and congratulations. The fastest car with normal electric power reached by the way 97 km / h !!!

Video for fastest Fighter Buggy Germany

After all finals competitions without incident and in a friendly atmosphere were over and all waited anxiously for the award ceremony.

Before the victory ceremony, only the so-called MIXED vote had to be constructed. This is the summary of the race results. Only those who are good in both disciplines may Fighter champion be! This was this year Piotr Trella (Poland) at the rookies and Lukas Reip . In class Superstock, which also contributed to the fastest Fighter Buggy Germany

The youngest participant, “Quinten Verloessem” (4 years) traveled all the way from Holland to the final.

In addition to the race many other attractions have been offered. A large Arial at that event was blocked for cars and could be used around the clock by the children are. When the battery had to be loaded once, you could with Bobby Cars, tractors and scooters BIG test his skills at BIG course, Go left out in the BIG bouncy castle or play in SMOBY village. When Fortune could make his fortune to the test and win many great prizes Company the Simba Dickie Group. For this, we thank you very all the sponsors!

Finally, we thank all for the successful event and especially the parents of children without such a nice hobby would hardly be achieved.

Applications using the tool parts of Tamiya

★ Ladder chain four-wheel-drive vehicle


Using a ladder chain is the work of the four-wheel drive to convey the power. Reversible structure that can be run even if tipped over wearing the big tire. Of course, it is high off-road trip of four-wheel drive unique.

[Used parts]
★ off-road tire set (70096) × 2
★ ladder chain & sprocket (70142) × 1
★ AAA battery box (with a single × 2 · reverse switch) (70152) × 1
★ universal arm set ( Orange) (70183) × 1
★ mini motor standard gear box (8-speed) (70188) × 1

★ Flywheel power Mammoth dump


A combination of the power unit impetus to wild mini four-wheel drive, converted into eco-friendly machines that do not use the battery. In powerful style, and then traveling to the powerful. (Two-wheel drive)

[Used parts]
★ Mammoth dump (17013) × 1
★ Universal plate set (70098) × 1
★ flywheel power unit (70222) × 1

★ Solar Purupu Ru


It is work that proceeds as the energy generated by the solar panels slide in place of the vibration. You can change the direction in which the speed and advance it by adjusting the degree of curve of the foot.

[Used parts]
★ pulley (S) set (70140) × 1
★ transparent soft plastic material 3mm round bar (5 pieces) (70159) × 1
★ solar panel-500MA 1.5V (76010) × 1
★ solar motor 03 ( 76011) × 1

★ Remote control robot (arm crawler type)


The underbody of the remote control robot production set is ROBOT was up the off-road instead of the arm crawler. Grasp the mono in the robot hand, and off-road on a bad road while rotating the left and right arm crawler.

[Used parts]
★ remote control robot production set (crawler type) (70170) × 1
★ arm crawler tool set (70211) × 1

More construction details here

Tamiya New Items September 2016

R/C Models

56039 1/16 R/C German Tank Destroyer Jagdpanzer IV /70(V) Lang Full-Option Kit


Length: 532mm. Image shows assembled and painted kit.

★The latest addition to the exciting Tamiya range of 1/16 scale R/C tanks is the Jagdpanzer IV /70(V) Lang, the powerful German tank destroyer that fought in the closing stages of WWII. ★From the sloped armor of the hull to the L/70 7.5cm gun, the lowdown form of the tank destroyer is captured with unerring accuracy. ★A superbly realistic experience is enhanced even further with realistic engine and firing noises synchronized with model actions. Flashes accompany firing of the main gun and machine gun. ★Stickers are included in the kit to recreate the Zimmerit anti-magnetic mine coating used on German WWII vehicles. ★Export version requires separately-sold 4ch R/C transmitter and receiver, battery pack and compatible charger, plus transmitter batteries.

58633 1/10 R/C Blackfoot (2016)


Length: 440mm. Image shows assembled and painted kit.

★This re-release version of the Blackfoot assembly kit features a chassis with a number of updates while keeping largely to that used on the original off-road car released in 1986. ★4-wheel independent suspension employs front double wishbone and rear trailing arm setups, both fitted with high-performance CVA oil dampers. ★Assembly-type universal drive shafts make sure power is transferred efficiently to the rear wheels.

57986 Semi-Assembled Series First Try RC kit (on road car type TT-02 chassis)


Set in some of the finished state of the parts, assembly work will proceed smoothly.
◯ before and after Diff ◯ steering wiper ◯ spa Giya & propeller shaft ◯ before and after damper ◯ wheel adhesion tires ◯ motor mount & Pini Ongiya such as pre-assembly.
Total length = 376mm

★ perfect chassis kit as a first step of prefabricated RC car. ★ based on the TT-02 of the shaft drive 4WD, will be assembled well, such as gear case and damper take a little of the time and effort to set in the finished state, also pre-adhesion tire to the wheel tempo. ★ package is convenient carrying case types can be used as a storage box. ※ use propoxycarbonyl: Fine spec 2.4G electric RC drive set

54719 MF-01X Motor Mount Cap Screw Set
54720 TA07 Carbon Damper Stay (Front)
54721 TA07 Carbon Damper Stay (Rear)
54722 TA07 Aluminum Center Pulley (18T)
47319 1/10 Scale R/C Motul Autech GT-R Lightweight Body Parts Set

Scale Models

21155 1/12 Repsol Honda RC213V ’14 No.93 (Finished Model)

tamiya 21155

★From the highly aerodynamic cowls to details on the engine, this artfully finished model provides a highly realistic recreation of the champion Repsol Honda Rc213V ’14. ★Green cord is used to depict the brake lines. ★Metallic stickers add a further layer of realism to the front fork.

38524 Italeri 1/35 landing craft LCVP (28 with body figure)


39423 Italeri 1/35 working combat equipment set


38737 Italeri 1/48 RF-4 E Phantom II


63627 Italeri Catalogue 2016 edition