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March 29, 2013

Team Durango – Cool Facts That You May Not Know About The Brand Who Is ‘Serious About Racing’

Filed under: News,Uncategorized — Tags: , , , — Stuart @ 1:00 pm

Cool facts that you may not know about Team Durango

  • Every product we produce is designed by racers, without exception.
  • We have over 100 year’s RC racing experience within our team.
  • Our name is also the Spanish word for a town on the water.
  • Our managing director is an ex European Pro 10 Champion.
  • Our UK Team Manager is an ex Junior National ATV Champion.
  • Our heritage includes very close links with Germany.
  • Our design team can communicate in seven world languages.
  • We also design and distribute our own brand of high quality RC race tyres called dBoots.
  • Our 2WD 10th scale pro buggy, the DEX210, has 33 basic geometry and gearbox settings straight out of the box.
  • Our competition 4WD 10th scale buggy, the DEX410V3, is often used as a testing platform by drivers from other manufacturers.
  • Our pro team driver Jörn Neumann is the only European to ever win the prestigious Reedy Race of Champions in the USA.
  • Our research and development team is led by a 10th scale European off-road champion.
  • Our team comprises racers from seven globally recognised racing classes.
  • Our Race Ready RTR vehicles offer the exactly the same Hybrid Technology multi-purpose gearbox as our pro kits.
  • Our world famous DEX410 platform comprises precision manufactured carbon, aluminium and composite materials all in one kit configuration.
  • The DEX210 is the only 2WD 10th scale buggy that allows for eight different gearbox and motor plate configurations, all from supplied kit parts.
  • Our 10th scale 4WD Short Course truck, the DESC410, is supplied as standard with super-durable Team Durango gear diffs.
  • Our Sales Manager was involved in the development of the first Formula 1 computer powered training simulator.
  • Our company is young at heart and we believe in progress through precision design and engineering.
  • Our products are universally designed by motor sport engineers and qualified CAD concept artists.
  • We support the younger members of the racing community by sponsoring Team Durango’s Polish team. Their combined age is a mere 24 years old!
  • We are often lucky enough to have the company of a very nice dog named Sam, TD resident ‘office dog’.
  • Many of our staff are regularly involved in high level mountain bike competition.
  • Our sales and marketing executive has also written several fantasy fiction novels.
  • We enjoy playing racket ball sports throughout the year.
  • We love racing competition at every level and often get involved in fantasy Formula 1 leagues.
  • We design every product from a racers point of view.
  • Our sales and marketing staff are fans of spicy sauces and have a large collection to hand every day.
  • We promote the sharing of quality information and collectively believe in young racers getting closer to the action for valuable learning experiences.
  • Our recently launched Team Durango Hall Of Fame will allow you all a chance to me remembered for your part of the Team Durango story so far.

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