Ielasi Tuned itd.21-7cl Buggy engine

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Ielasi Tuned have introduced the new itd.21-7cl Buggy engine. This engine was created for all kind of drivers, from beginner to professional, but always with novarossi quality and warranty from Ielasi tuned assembly. After the success of the itd.21-4cq, the buggy engines line increase with the itd.21-7cl Buggy. It is a completely new long stroke version with a 14mm crankshaft with read paste, a new carburetor and new cooling head 60mm. You can choose between standard steel bearing and modified (spec.) with rear ceramic bearing.

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Mike Lewis back-to-back wins at Nitro X Cross Rd 3 & 4

Nitro Winner Sunday Mike Lewis

This weekend saw the return of the popular Nemo Nitro X Cross Summer series at Nene Valley Raceway with 2 separate rounds one on Sunday and one bank holiday Monday with a mixture of Nitro and Electric with a full listing of 90 drivers. Sunday the weather was great, perfect racing conditions was going to make for a fantastic days racing. At the top of the pile in Nitro on Sunday it was Mike Lewis of TLR and Milan Dragojlovic Kyosho who would share the TQ in all 4 rounds, Mike taking the overall TQ on count back. Up in 3rd was fellow Kyosho driver Matt Box, closely followed by Sworkz driver Chris Leighton and AE driver Jon Howells in 5th, with all these guys very close in time, it was going to be tough A Main.

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Modelix Racing support at the Worlds Warm Up

Modelix Racing support Worlds Warm Up

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The Modelix Racing team will be present at the 1/8 Buggy Worlds Warm Up at the RC Tracks Las Vegas from May 3 to 8 for offering technical support to all Ultimate‬, ‪Procircuit‬ and ‪Nitrolux‬ drivers and customers who need it.

Southern Regional Series Rd 2 report

top 3 buggy srs

Race report by James.R.S. Thompson:

HNMC was the venue for round 2 of the SRS in the UK the club had put in some new features for 2016 block paved chicane onto the main straight reworked rear right-hand section and a new double all were well received. We would like to thank the HNMC for the effort they put in and must give Peter Bird for his thankless job in race control for this event. This event was overs subscribed 119 drivers entered with two drivers not knowing if there was room for them to run their finals hoping drivers would pull out!

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Coelho crowned 4wd Champion at EOS

Bruno Coelho EOS


Race report by Bruno Coelho:

Last weekend, we headed to the last EOS race of this season, in Nurburgring Germany, with only one thought in mind. We needed to win. The XB4 behaved so well throughout the entire season, there was never a track that the car didn’t felt comfortable and for me the only way to make this car any justice would be adding the EOS series to the World Championship. 
My XB4 was perfect from minute 1, and I manage to get TQ, which early secured the goal for this race. And once that goal was secure, we could relax and simply enjoy how much fun this car is to drive. I’m super happy and proud with the win in this race and also for the overall results we were able to achieve for this car.

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2016 Red River Spring Fling report


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Race report by Tyler Keel:

T&T Speedway in Shreveport, LA was host of the Red River Spring Fling. This facility boasts a huge, fully stocked hobby shop an on-road track and a high grip clay off-road track. This 3 day race brought together some of the best talent from Louisiana, Texas, Arkansas, and Oklahoma.

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Mark Santa Maria joins Nemo Racing

Mark Santa Maria Nemo Racing

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A week after announcing his departure from Tekno, RC Texas Talk host, race promoter, and Texas native Mark Santa Maria has decided to join the Nemo Racing team to represent Agama cars and Bullitt engines.

“I took the time to drive several different cars and evaluate their racing teams. Aside from the Agama A215 being a perfect fit for my driving style, the culture of the Nemo Racing Team feels more like home. I want thank Tekno for past 2 and a half years of friendships and support. Also a huge thanks to Billy Tylaska and the Nemo team for the warm welcome!” -Mark Santa Maria

Jonathan Yeung teams up with Alpha

Jonathan Yueng Alpha

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Alpha Plus have announced the signing of the youngest Asian driver Jonathan Yeung  to their team.

“It is amazing to join the Alpha Factory Team and I am eager to run with Alpha engines in various nitro Off-road race. The latest Dragon III series just perfectly match with my requirements in power demand at different RPM, low fuel consumption and extreme reliable under serious race conditions. I would like to take this chance to thanks Alpha to offer me this opportunity to join the team. I am confident that Alpha engine can help me to achieve great results in coming IFMAR 1/8 nitro Buggy Worlds in Las Vegas!” – Jonathan Yeung

Euro warm up registration

warmup euro 2016

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Next Monday, May 9 registration for the Euro warm up will be closed. The warm up will take place in Spain at the RC-Redován track from 13 to 15 May. To register click here.

Kerstin and Christian Bessler join Ielasi Tuned

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Ielasi Tuned have announced the signing of Germany’s Kerstin and Christian Bessler to their off-road team. The couple will power their Team Associated buggies using the new Ielasi Tuned buggy engines in this year’s campaign that will include the German National Championship, the European Championships A as well as during selected Italian events such as the Bitty Contest in Bologna.