REDS tease new engine

REDS Racing have released a teaser image of their forthcoming engine. No detailed information are available yet but we understood that the engine is based on the R5T with a new a black coated crankcase. Stay tuned for more details coming soon…

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David Snee joins Schumacher

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Schumacher Racing have announced the signing of David Snee to their off road race team. David brings many years of expertise and driving skills with him. He has made several European A finals, his highest result was a 3rd place podium at the Euros at Tiverton. He is the current BRCA F3,F4,F5 champion in both 2wd and 4wd and also the 2017 NE Regional champion. David will be competing at many events across the North East and also Regional and National events throughout the season.

Tasos Paparegas wins Greek Nats Rd3

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The third round of the Greek National Championship was held at Hobbytech track in Serrès. XRAY driver Tasos Paparegas would take the overall TQ in the qualification round and starting from the pole position. The 45 minute final saw a tough fight between Tasos and Alex Anapoliotakis. Tasos had some electronic issues from the 22nd minute but he managed to take the win by a lap from Anapoliotakis in second and Makropoulos in third.

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Nemo’s report on Southern Nats 2017

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Nemo Racing USA has just wrapped up a 10 day long tour of the southwest United States that included the 2017 Southern Nationals race in Monroe, LA. Darren Bloomfield was present for the tour, which included stops at Indy RC World in Garland, Tx, Thornhill Race Circuit in Hutto, TX, Gulf Coast Raceway in Porter, TX and T&T Raceway in Shreveport, LA. At each stop, Darren was present to help out new and current drivers of the Agama cars, getting things dialed in to help them compete to the best of their ability.

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Clancy, Miller & Hazlewood win at HNMC SRS finale

The last round of the Southern Rallycross Series was held at Herts Nitro model Club in Ware Hertfordshire, 30 minutes outside London. This round would see a fully subscribe round with almost 100 racers this would be a challenging format as bad weather was forecast from the end of the afternoon so speed would be order of the day. This shows how strong regional racing is in the UK for Club and Pro racers also remote world plus Kent club had similar numbers.

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Imbue 1/8 P3.5 X-rings shock seals

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Imbue have added another new product to their lineup in the form of P3.5 X-ring shock seals for 1/8th vehicles that utilize P3.5 seals, including Mugen MBX7, Kyosho MP9, Team Associated RC8B3, XRAY XB8 and others utilizing 3.5mm shock shafts. Made from synthetic rubber, they will not experience the dreaded silicone swell and will provide consistent performance from beginning to end. Due to the double seals, X-rings feature a much lighter sealing pressure and offer reduced stiction and much freer, smoother shock. Available now in sets of 8.

Robert Batlle TQs & Wins at Spanish Nats Rd3

This past weekend was held the third round of the Spanish Nationals Championship at the Rcsanta Perpetua de Mogoda track. Triple Euro champion’s Robert Batlle took the overall TQ and the win from two Mugen drivers, Oscar Navarro and Manu Iniesta in second and third respectively. Modelix’s Juan Carlos Canas was a little slower than Robert in 2nd position until he had a flame out and droped to 5th.

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Reno Savoya takes French Nats title

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The fifth and final round of the French National Championship was held at the Tsar track near from Toulouse over the weekend with the round having over 80 entries. This decisive round would determine who will be crowned champion of France between TLR’s Reno Savoya and XRAY’s Yannick Aigoin. On a pretty challenging and technical track Reno would take the overall TQ after winning three of the five qualifying rounds with Team Associated’s Tom Robin coming in second and Yannick taking third. In the final Reno took the lead from Kyosho driver Rayan Medjoubi and Yannick but after 5 minute he made a mistake and Rayan was the new leader. Rayan was very fast and he managed to pulled a gap on Yannick. Unfortunately, he broke a few laps later when Reno started his comeback. Reno managed to overtook Yannick and took the lead until the end. Reno took the win and the title from Yannick in second and Mugen’s Eliot Marcon in third.

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