1/8 Offroad News

22th Kyosho Masters: save the date!

See: Kyosho Europe

Kyosho Europe have announced the 22th edition of their annual enjoyable Masters event. The event will be held from the 29 to 31 of May in Sucy-en-Brie, next to Paris, France. Save the date and join drivers of the Japanese brand for three day of racing and mostly of fun.

Tyler Brown appointed as HB Racing US West coast Team Manager

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HB Racing have announced that Tyler Brown was appointed as US West cost Team Manager. Long time HB racer T.Brown will carry on the good work of his predecessor Victor Guerrero who built up a great team of talented drivers.

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Tasos Paparegas crowned Greek 1/8th buggy Champion

See: XRAY

Last weekend was held the final round of the Greek 1/8th buggy National Championship at the STR track in Athens. The track layout was very challenging and required a few setup changes on the buggies. Tasos Paparegas (XRAY) brought home the win by a lap from Papanikolaou in second and Pernogianakis in third. T.Paparegas has also done the trick of taking the title of Greek 1/8th buggy Champion for the 8th time in a row!

Kilic brothers join REDS Racing

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Italian company REDS Racing have announced the signing of Burak and Berkan Kilic to their team for 2020 and 2021 racing seasons. The young and talented brothers will be using REDS nitro engines and REDS electronics and will be attending several major competitions in the next months.

Burak and Berkan are both really enthusiastic and proud of being part of Reds Racing team! Welcome to Reds Racing team and looking forward to the next season! – REDS Racing

 

Alejandro Perez crowned Andalucian regional buggy Champion

Source: Alejandro Perez (Facebook)

The final round of the Andalucian regional championship was held at the Antas track in Almeria, Spain. Alejandro Perez (Kyosho/Ielasi Tuned/pro-Line Racing) would sweep the race, taking the overall TQ after the qualifying rounds and winning the final from Alberto Peláez (HB Racing/Performa Racing/6MIK) in second and Agustin Illanes (Mugen Seiki/Ultimate Engines/Procircuit) in third. This wins allows A.Perez to be crowned as Andalucian regional buggy Champion.

Mugen introduce new 2020 apparel

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Japanese brand Mugen Seiki have introduced their new 2020 line of apparel in the form of softshell jacket, winter Jacket and 3Dot hoodie. The wind-and-water-resistant softshell jacket is a versatile, all-weather piece made for windy days in fall or spring. Adjustable hems and cuffs and a chin guard keep you nice and warm while the zip-up hand pockets are perfect for small objects. The black winter Jacket sport a small Mugen Seiki logo on the front left side and a large logo on the back and it is available in S to XXL sizes. The winter jacket is a stylish and versatile apparel, with a durable waterproof outer making it a great piece for changeable weather conditions. Only available in black color, the winter jacket features the Mugen Seiki logos in the front and back and it is available in S to XXL sizes. The royal blue coloured hooded sweater is made of high-quality materials. Featuring a large Mugen Seiki logo on the front, the hoodie comes in six sizes of S, M, L, XL , 2XL and 3XL.

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T-Work’s Hyspin ball bearings

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T-Work’s have introduced a new range of new ball bearings called Hyspin. Featuring both rubber and metal shields, the Hyspin ball bearings offer good combination between reduced drag and great durability. The Hyspin 5x13x4mm ball bearings are available in set of 2-piece and 10-piece.

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Yusuke Sugiura takes 2019 JMRCA Nitro Buggy title

See: Mugen Seiki

The JMRCA Japan 1/8th Buggy National was held at the Futaba buggy track in Ichihara, Japan. Yusuke Sugiura (Mugen Seiki/O.S.Engines/JConcepts) set the overall TQ and also brought home the win from the Mugen Seiki duo of Kouki Kato in 2nd and Kenji Tsuruta in 3rd. Thanks to this win, Y.Sugiura takes in third consecutive title in the 2019 off-road National.