Marcel Schneider joins Team Associated

See: Ruddog Distribution

AE’s distributor Ruddog Distribution have announced the signing of Marcel Schneider to Team Associated. M.Schneider will use the Team Associated 1/10 vehicles as well as Reedy electronics. M.Schneider already proved the performance of his new equipment and TQed and finished 2nd at the German 2wd nationals last weekend.

Buggyland coming to America

See: The Dirt Racing

The Dirt Racing and Buggyland are teaming up to bring one of the best European races to America, Thunder Alley to be exact! This coming November, Thunder Alley will be hosting the first ever “The Dirt/Buggyland Challenge!” The event will be held November 22-24 2019. TheDirt Racing will build a brand new track and a few extra surprises 🙂 Buggyland has been a premier offload event in Madrid Spain since 2014. 

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Parks & Walji win at WORS Rd5

See: XRAY

Fifth round of the Canadian Western Offroad Racing Series was held this past weekend. In 4WD Buggy, Paul Parks (XRAY) was able to sweep all three rounds of qualifying to secure TQ. A1 started out with a 4 way battle for the lead. After the 2 minute mark P.Parks was able to stretch a 2 second lead and secure the win. For A2 he made a couple of changes which proved very good. The race started out much the same as A1, P.Parks put his head down and started putting in consistent quick laps he was able to win A2 and secure the overall win. Jeff Cohen (HB Racing) in 2nd and Jason Tellstone in 3rd completed the top 3.

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Dash RC introduce new T-shirt

See: Dash

Dash RC have introduced a new T-shirt. The black shirt is made of high-quality cotton material, comes with Dash RC graphic on the front. It is available in S to XXXL sizes.

Gil Losi Jr. is back to TLR & Losi

See: Team Losi Racing

Horizon Hobby have announced that Gil Losi Jr. has returned to consult with Team Losi Racing and the Losi development team. G.Losi Jr. will work closely with the race team to produce innovative vehicles as well as supporting design on the Losi side of the business.

“As one of the living legends in the RC community, he has immediate credibility with retailers and consumers alike, and his experience, insight and creativity will help us produce amazing new vehicles for both Losi and Team Losi Racing,” said Horizon Hobby President Chris Dickerson. “We are excited to once again have him on our Horizon team!”

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Miswan & Hwee crowned Lap Paradise League Champions

Source: David Aw Wei Yee (Facebook)

The sixth and final round of the Lap Paradise Off-Road League was held at the AW Hobby & Lap Paradise RC Raceway in Malaysia over the weekend. In the Nitro Buggy class it was Kent Sung (HB Racing/Kabuto) who brought home the win in the 60-minute final from Melvin Tan (Mugen Seiki/O.S. Engines) in second and Sam Chong (Mugen Seiki/O.S. Engines) in third. Overall, Danial Miswan (Kyosho/REDS Racing) was crowned Champion from Adam Fikri (JQ Racing/Maxima) on the runner-up spot and M.Tan in third. Joe Hwee was in control of things in the E-buggy class, bringing home the win in front of Noordin (HB Racing/O.S.Engines) in second and Ben Goh (Mugen Seiki/O.S. Engines) in third. Overall, J.Hwee took the title followed by Noordin on the runner-up spot while Enal (XRAY/O.S.Engines) rounded out the top 3.

E-buggy podium here

Stefan Lutka doubles at Dirt Challenge

See: XRAY

The Dirt Challenge was held near Bratislava, Slovakia this past weekend. The weather forecast saw windy and gloomy conditions. In the E-buggy class, Stefan Lutka (XRAY), coming from the 4th spot on the grid, managed to win all finals with a big lead in front of Sando Parr (Serpent) in second and Ellemer Pap (Mugen) in third. In E-truggy, S.Lutka easily won, followed by Fusek and Moravcik in second and third respectively.

E-truggy podium here

Hupo Hönigl doubles at Austrian 1/10 Buggy Nats Rd4

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The fourth round of the Austrian 1/10 Buggy Nationals was held on the Astro-turf track of the MAC Traiskirchen over the weekend. Weather conditions were changing with rain all Saturday and then more dry conditions on Sunday. In Qualifying it was a fight between Peter Pinisch (Team Associated) and Hupo Hönigl (XRAY) in both classes. In the end it was H.Honigl who set the overall TQ in both classes. Lukas Grainer (XRAY) joined the club which made it a tight 3-way battle in both 2WD and 4WD finals. Finally, H.Honigl brought home the win in both classes, followed by L.Grainer in second and P.Pinisch in 4WD and by P.Pinisch and L.Grainer in 2WD.

4wd podium here