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West Coast R/C Works M12 custom steering wheels

See: West Coast R/C Works

West Coast R/C Works have introduced a new line of custom steering wheels for the Sanwa M12 and M12S. Five individual designs of steering wheels are available and 3D printed from nylon in a multitude of colors. The steering wheels will make it easy to individualize your radio. The steering wheels are a drop in replacement and have been tested in real racing conditions over the last year.

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Pro-Line Shootout announcement

See: Pro-Line

The 2018 Pro-Line Shootout will be held from the 27th to 29th of July at the Thornhill Racing circuit in Hutto, Texas. The event will be held in the Nitro Buggy, E-buggy, Nitro Truggy and E-buggy classes divided into the Intermediate, Open and 40+ categories. Spec Tyre event with each paid entry you receive 1 set (4 tires and foams) of tyres. Multiple sets may be used, but it must be the spec tyre. Entries are limited to 300 plus heat fillers. Registration is already available here.

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Davide Ongaro signs with T-Work’s

See: T-Work’s Products

T-Work’s have announced the signing of Davide Ongaro to their team. The multi-time Italiann National Champion will be using T-Work’s accessories, products and option parts in all of his Team Associated vehicles.

Micha Widmaier crowned BAWÜ Cup Champion

See: SWORKz 

Last weekend was held the fourth round of the BAWÜ Cup at the ORC Fischach track in Germany. Micha Widmaier (SWORKz) took the win in both Nitro Buggy and E-Truggy classes. Thanks to this fourth consecutive win he became the Champion two rounds from the end. In Nitro Buggy Aleander Obermeier (Mugen) and Lukas Schulling (Mugen) rounded out the top 3 while in E-truggy it was the SWORKz duo of Andreas Rüpp and Patrick Grübel who completed the podium. In E-Buggy Victor Gabriel (Kyosho) grabbed the win in front of two SWORKz drivers, Morris Voldenauer and Luis Schmid in second and third respectively.

E-truggy podium here

Adam Drake sweeps JBRL Nitro Series Rd4

See: Jimmy Babcock Racing League

The fourth round of the JBRL Nitro Series was held at the Thunder Alley R/C Raceway in Beaumont, California. Mugen Seiki‘s Adam Drake would sweep the nitro buggy, nitro truck and E-buggy classes. Drake took a commanding victory in the Expert nitro buggy final by a lap from Colin Herzig (HB Racing) whilst Dylan Nelson (TLR) would take third. In the Open Truggy class Drake brought home the win from Carlos Arredondo (Tekno RC) and A.J. Schumacher (Team Associated) in second and third respectively. Drake took also the win in the E-buggy class. Anthony Westergaard (HB Racing) came in second and Dean Rock (Tekno) rounded out the top 3.

More podiums here

Golden State Shootout announcement

The first annual Golden State Shootout will be held on the weekend of the 25th of August at the Central Valley R/C Raceway in Madera, California. The event will be held in the Nitro Buggy, Nitro Truggy, E-buggy and E-truggy classes divided into the Open and Expert categories. Registration is already available here.

“We are really excited to be teaming up with Central Valley R/C Raceway for the first annual Golden State Shootout!! It is a great facility with an awesome group of racers. We have a fun format and expect it to be a great weekend of racing. We hope you can come join us for the first ever TheDirt race at CVR! Click on link for sing-ups and event information…we hope to see you there!!!!”

Max Gotzl doubles at Czech Open Rd6


The sixth round of the Czech Open Series was held last weekend at the Horní Jelení track. The track became perfect for the qualification rounds after some rain on Friday. Max Gotzl (XRAY) took the TQ in all three qualifications in both Nitro and E-buggy. Jiri Mara (SWORKz) and Jiri Benes came in second and third in the Nitro Buggy class while Vaclav Broz and Michal Binder completed the top 3 in the E-buggy class. In the Main final Gotzl made a small mistakes and dropped to second but easilly come back in the lead, pull away and carry the win home. Mara in second and Tomas Kapicka (Kyosho) rounded out the top 3. In the E-buggy class Gotzl won the first two mains in front of Vaclav Broz (Serpent) and Michal Binder (XRAY).

E-buggy podium here

Carlos Sikora wins at Los CoCos race

See: JQ Racing

This past weekend was held the Los CoCos race at the Los CoCos R/C track in the Dominican Republic. In the E-buggy class Carlos Sikora (JQ Racing) brought home the win in the hot, rough and challenging conditions from Francis Ortiz (Kyosho) in second and Luis Garcia (TLR) in third.