Andrey Monakhov sweeps Cup of Cities 2019

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The Cup of Cities 2019 was held in Ukraine this past weekend. The Cup was held in the Nitro Buggy and E-buggy classes and in E-buggy it was Andrey Monakhov (Mugen Seiki) who set the overall TQ and brought home the win from Chub Dmytro (Team Associated) in second and Sergiy Burjui (Kyosho) in third.

Schumacher signs Jessica Pålsson

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Schumacher Racing have announced the signing of Jessica Pålsson to their team. Although only 16 Jessica has established herself as a top racer in Sweden and around Europe and we are extremely delighted to have her on board with the #SchumacherFamily. The Swedish Champion and EOS ‘A’ finalist will race the CAT L1 and Cougar Laydown buggies around Sweden and Europe including the IFMAR World Championships in Slovakia later this year. Jessica had the following to say:

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Alan Scroggie TQs & wins at Irish National Series Rd2

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The second round of the Irish National Series was held at the BADMCC track in Aghalee this past weekend. A well run and brilliantly prepared, multi-surface track allowed for some great racing throughout the weekend and even the weather played ball! Alan Scroggie (HB Racing) set the pace in three out of four qualifying rounds. After an epic battle in the round three, Andrew McLean (Agama) managed to take the leg and secured the third spot overall while Paul Myles (Kyosho) after four strong runs came in the second spot overall. A.Scroggie converted his TQ into the win in the 45-minute A Main. Not only fast, but extremely consistent. P.Myles didn’t let that 2nd spot go once all day and steered his car home in second to add to his win in the first round. Barkley Abernethy (Agama) wrapped up the podium in third, while double classing and running the meeting – impressive Barkley!

Batlle & Ongaro win at EURO Contest X

Source: Robert Batlle RC Driver (Facebook)

The EURO Contest X was held at the Ospyteam R/C Off- Road Circuit Model in Gussago, Italy over the weekend. Robert Batlle (Mugen Seiki) would sweep the Pro Nitro Buggy class, taking the overall TQ in the qualifying rounds and winning the 45-minute final after awesome fight with Davide Ongaro (Team Associated) during 35 minutes. Unfortunately D.Ongaro had to settle for 10th overall after the breakage of a front arm in the closing stages of the race. Another Spanish racer, Juan Carlos Canas (SWORKz) came in second while Marco Baruffolo (XRAY) rounded out the top 3. D.Ongaro would have his revenge in the E-buggy class where he brought home the win from M.Baruffolo in second and Alex Zanchettin (Tekno RC) in third.

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Daniel Bubel doubles at Danish Nats Rd4

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The fourth round of the Danish 1/8 Buggy Nationals was held at Skanderborg RC track throughout the weekend. Daniel Bubel (XRAY) took the overall TQ after the qualies in both Nitro Buggy and E-buggy classes. The 45-minute Nitro Buggy final was run on a rough track and D.Bubel was able to take the win by two laps from Steffen Culmsee (SWORKz) in second and Jan D. Hansen (Serpent) in third. In E-buggy it was again D.Bubel with the win, taking A1 and A3 wins from the JQ Racing duo of Mikkel Vesterled and Mads Puggard in second and third respectively.

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Dani Choi TQs & wins at 2019 Tekno RC Champs

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The 2019 Tekno RC 1/8 Off-road Championship was held at the Jincheon R/C Raceway in South Korea last weekend. The event was held in three classes including Nitro Buggy, E-buggy and Truggy on a bumpy, dusty and extremely abrasive track. In the Nitro Buggy class it was DCRC driver Dani Choi (Kyosho) who set the overall TQ and brought home the win from Sunyoung Hwang (Tekno RC) in second and Ryan Lee (SWORKz) in third.

T-Work’s MP10 brass C-hub insert sets

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T-Work’s have introduced seven sets of brass front C-hub inserts for the Kyosho Inferno MP10 and MP9. Machined from brass material, the inserts come laser-etched for easy identification and they are a replacement for the standard composite parts. The heavy brass inserts will help to add unsprung weight to the suspension in order to provide better traction in low-bite track conditions as well as on bumpy tracks. The C-hub inserts are available in set of two in 0, 0.5, 1, 1.5, 2, 2.5 and 3 degrees.

Jessica Pålsson parts way with Kyosho

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In a statement on her Facebook page, Jessica Pålsson announced her departure from long-time sponsors Kyosho. The partnership between Jessica and Kyosho had started 7 years ago at the 2012 Kyosho Masters in France. Thanks to Aki-san, former President of Kyosho and then Kyosho Germany and Kyosho Sweden, Jessica has been able to show her talent in her homeland but also throughout the world during major events. The lack of feeling with the MP10 and a change in the team spirit would be the main reasons for Jessica’s departure. Jessica had the following to say: 

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