Agama News

Bloomfield blazes to BRCA Rd.4 win

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The 4th round of the BRCA National Championship was held at Coventry, originally scheduled to be the 2nd round but cancelled for weather reasons earlier in the season. NEMO Racing’s Darren Bloomfield put in an astonishing performance, walking away the winner after a hard fought battle throughout the weekend with the likes of Elliott Boots, Neil Cragg, and Lee Martin.

NEMO Racing has recapped the exciting weekend of racing in an in-depth race report, highlighting Darren’s successful weekend from start to finish!

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Gary Baird steals Irish Nats Rd.4 win

Baird Wins

Round 4 of the Irish Nationals took place this past weekend. It would be Gary Baird who captured the win after a long 45-minute final. Alan Scroggie crossed the line in second, with Bradley Baird finishing up in third. With four rounds and three different winners, the final round in Navan is set to be the ultimate showdown for the championship title!

Answer’s TLR/Agama Ackermann set

Answer RC Ackermann Set

Answer RC has just released their updated TLR 8IGHT Ackermann plate set. The new set now includes bushings to allow for use on the Agama A8 buggy as well! Prior to this update, users were forced to drill the bushings, which is easier said than done. The CNC machined Ackermann plates add strength, and the bearing support makes for smoother steering, reduced wear, and improved consistency.

Source: Answer RC

Agama gets first BRCA Nats win!

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The 3rd round of the BRCA National series took place at the Kent track just outside Maidstone, and witnessed the first victory in a BRCA National for the Agama brand! The weather was very hot and humid on Saturday which made it pretty hard work for all the drivers as they got used to the excellent but very technical track layout that had been set down. In response to the track breaking up at recent races, the club had added oil to the dirt mix in many areas, and this held the dirt together well, providing a contrast in surfaces.

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Bloomfield wins BRCA Warm-Up

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The recently re-developed Kent track held a round of their summer series on Sunday, and with a BRCA National around the corner, several of the top drivers were in attendance to gain some useful knowledge prior to that event.

From the NEMO stable, Darren Bloomfield, Jonny Skidmore and Ollie Currie were all there to gain knowledge and enjoyed the excellent track. Darren would have a close battle with Elliott Boots in qualifying as the two guys traded times, but it would be Darren that would go on to take the victory in the main final after an excellent display. Elliot fell victim to some errors while trying to maintain the relentless pace that Darren was able to set. The NEMO young guns put on a great show to battle over third and the final step on the podium. Jonny Skidmore would eventually edge out friend and team mate Ollie Currie to take that position.

All the drivers were quick to compliment the club for an excellent improvement on their track, and now we look forward to both the Truggy/E-Buggy National and the Nitro Buggy National at the same venue shortly.

Source: NEMO Racing

Irish Nats victory for Alan Scroggie

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Round 2 of the Irish Offroad Nationals were hosted by the astro covered track in Ballymena. Qualifying was dominated by Alan Scroggie, who stole TQ away from the hard charging Bradley Baird and Barkley Abernathy. When it came time for the 45-minute finale, Scroggie started out front and never looked back, taking the overall victory with his Bullitt powered Agama buggy. JQ’s Bradley Baird would finish second, followed by the Agama of Abernathy in third.

Under the Hood: Jeremy Kortz

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Jeremy Kortz (37, USA) – 2014 ROAR Nats

Chassis: Agama A8 Evo
Engine: Werks B6
Fuel: Werks
Tyres: Pro-Line Blockades
Radio & Servos: Airtronics, Airtronics ERS-962
Notes: Kortz & team mate Kinsey are running Euro style versions of the A8 Evo, with the new kingpin and suspension arms. A new chassis and radio tray are expected later this year in time for the worlds.
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Agama, Beta, Modelix support Euro B

THE Support at Euro B

nemologTo all Agama and BETA competitors attending the European B Championships in Madrid this coming weekend, there will be track support from representatives of Summum Brothers, and NEMO Racing on hand to help you with any technical assistance.

Dani Vega, Jerome Sartel and Dave Duggan will all be in attendance and will gladly offer any support where needed.

 

procircuitModelix Racing Team and Sales managers Marc Ibars and Christian Gordi together with some factory team drivers will be attending the Euros B at Fuencarral, Madrid this weekend and offering support for all racers. If you have any questions, or just want to say hello feel free to approach them.

Besides, Spanish shop Imperial Racing will also be in attendance selling all Modelix brands available (Procircuit tires, Ultimate engines, spares and other consumables like silicone oils, clutches, clutch bells etc and Nitrolux fuel). Safe travels and best of luck to all the racers!

Nemo re-Born in the USA

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With the recent announcement that the Agama and BETA distributor in the USA will be changing hands, NEMO Racing are delighted to announce that we will be taking over the distribution and brand promotion of these brands in the world’s largest RC Racing Community.!

After our success in bringing these exciting brands to market in the UK and Europe, we are ready to now take on the exciting challenges the US brings and build on what has gone before to deliver the best possible service to Agama and BETA customers stateside.! !

NEMO Racing USA will be ready for trading from the beginning of Feb 2014 and we will be contacting all of the existing dealers to explain the switchover, and we invite any retailers in the US and Canada who haven’t previously stocked Agama and BETA products to contact us at sales@nemoracingusa.com to register their interest.! !

We will also be looking for experienced and dedicated racers in each State to represent Nemo at grass roots level and to complement our Pro Team. If you think you have what it takes and want to involved with our exciting new venture please send us your resume to the same email address.! !

We look forward to this exciting new venture, we really can’t wait to get started. ! ! Nemo Racing will be present at the Nitro Challenge in Feb, with Bloomfield, Sartel and Kortz, along with Dave Duggan to support all the team and any customers.

See www.nemoracingusa.com (Site launching soon) Contact sales@nemoracingusa.com 

New American distributor for Agama

New American distributor for AgamaHobby Pro USA is to focus on their 10th scale product line while Agama will have a new American Distributor, full details can be found in their official statement … Here at Hobby Pro USA we are always striving for excellence on all levels of business through our fine products and great customer service. We take pride in our growth over the past 5 years and look forward to the distribution of excellent racing products for many years to come.

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