Jake Mayo joins FX Engines

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FX Engines have announced the signing of Jake Mayo to their team. The American driver will using engine combined with manifold and exhaust pipe from FX at all major US races including the 2019 Dirt Nitro Challenge.

Ben Sterling joins Nemo Racing

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Nemo Racing have announced the signing of Aussie driver Ben Sterling to their factory team. The former HB Racing driver will be in attendance at all major Australian races as well as some international races but also he has been appointed as Agama distributor in Australia.

Kyosho MP10 1.0mm body

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Kyosho have have introduced new 1.0mm body for the Inferno MP10. The body is made of strong 1.0mm thickness Lexan polycarbonate and keeps the same aggressive shape as the standard 0.8 body with a steep angled nose section, wing sections on the side pods to provide an increased downforce, improved cooling and optimised airflow towards the rear wing.

Performa P1 Radical 540 Stock brushless motors

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Performa Racing have introduced their new range of P1 Radical 540 Stock brushless motors. Spec class drivers can now take advantage of technology from the World Championship-winning development team. The all-new Performa Radical Stock motors deliver improved throttle response, higher efficiency, and more speed. These new motors are available in all popular stock windings from 10.5T up to 21.5T.

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Pelle Culmsee doubles at Danish Nats Rd1

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The first round of the Danish Nationals was held at the RC Center Skive over the weekend. HB Racing’s Pelle Culmsee was the man to beat. He took the overall TQ and win in both Nitro Buggy and E-buggy finals. In Nitro Buggy, Daniel Bubel (XRAY) and Daniel Rose rounded out the top 3 while in E-buggy it was D.Bubel and Jakob Larsen (Kyosho) who came in second and third respectively.

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Infinity Joins RCGP World Series

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RCGP have announced that Creation Model Ltd. is introducing their Infinity Racing Team as part of the RCGP World Series. Creation Model Ltd is one of the newer R/C manufacturers in Japan known for their quality RC parts, accessories, and tools. They have been known for their on-road and touring cars, and have been venturing into off-road. They want to be part of RCGP’s growth also as an opportunity to showcase the quality of the products that they have. Infinity Racing is the 4th manufacturer team to join RCGP after HB Racing, SWORKz and JQRacing which joined earlier.

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Seungjong Lee signs with Power HD

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Power HD have announced the signing of Korean driver Seungjong Lee to their team. The 2WD and 4WD Stock Korean Champion will use Power HD brushless servos in his 2019 campaign. S.Lee had the following to say:

“I would like to thank Power HD to give me the opportunity to run their excellent quality servos in all of my cars. I am very proud to be part of the Power HD factory team. I will represent the servos on all upcoming races in future.”

Top 25 Rankings update after 2019 Montpellier GP

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Elliot Boots took the win at Monpellier GP over the weekend, followed by the rising stars Juan Carlos Canas in second and Riccardo Berton in 3rd. The current World Champion, and former World #1 ranked driver, David Ongaro had a mechanical problem resulting in a 13th place finish. Ongaro’s mishap resulted in him losing the title of the #1 ranked driver in the world and forfeited it to Ty Tessmann. With DNC right around the corner things will surely change again.