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Gianmarco Franzolini wins at Alpe Adria Champs

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A round of the Alpe Adria international championship was held at the Modellbuggygruppe Dellach/Gail track in Austria. Gianmarco Franzolini would take the overall TQ. The 30-minute A-main was a pretty clean affair for the top qualifier as Franzolini was able to bring home the win some two laps ahead of Erik Klanjšček with Robert Linder rounding out the podium in third.

Euro-B support for Alpha drivers

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Alpha Plus have announced that Alpha Italy Distributor-Planet Racing Modellismo, and Alpha UK team manager-Jon Dell will provide full support, help, tips or tricks with setting up your Alpha engine to all Alpha drivers at the 1/8 Euro B Championship.

Alpha Plus sign Gianmarco Franzolini

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Alpha Plus and Planet Racing Modellisomo have announced the signing of 14 year old Gianmarco Franzolini to their team. The young talent will use the Alpha Dragon IV engine, 2134 exhaust pipe, and 4 shoe clutches set in all major national and international races as well as some local races. Gianmarco had this to say:

“I am very happy to be part of your Team. Thanks Alpha and Planet Racing for the trust and the opportunity offered to me. “

Neil Cragg teams up with Alpha

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X-Factory UK have announced the signing of Team Associated’s Neil Cragg to the Alpha factory team. Former LRP driver brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to the Alpha team. Neil will be using the new Alpha Dragon 4 engine, combined with Alpha 2134 exhaust in his 8th buggy during the 2018 season. Neil had the following to say:

“I would like to let you guys know that I will be using Alpha Engines in my nitro cars for the 2018 season! I would like to thank Jon Dell and the whole team for giving me this opportunity. Having tested the engines I am super pleased with the performance so far. I look forward to racing for Alpha, starting at Westmill for the 1st round of the BRCA Nationals this coming weekend.”

Race Dawg RC appointed as US distributor for Alpha

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Alpha Plus have announced that Race Dawg RC in Fort Mill, South Carolina have been appointed as their official distributor for the USA. Any new dealers looking to add Alpha products to their inventory can contact for more information or visit the website:

Alpha Plus Dragon IV nitro engine

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Alpha Plus have introduced the new Dragon IV nitro engine. based on the Dragon III, the Dragon IV is a 3-port engine which features an improved DEC crankcase, ceramic bearings, new piston/sleeve, a hard coated piston pin and new cooling head. The DEC crankcase reduces engine vibration, provides less wear and offers good lubricity. Also it provides a greater fuel efficiency and increases the engine power.

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Alpha Plus 4-shoe clutch set

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Alpha Plus have introduced the new 4-shoe clutch set. The 4-shoe clutch set was designed to provide a faster set up and maintenance, a better durability and long-life usage. The clutch shoes are made with a special aluminum alloy material. This aluminum provides a perfect friction coefficient between the clutch bell and clutch which brings powerful, long-life and abrasion resistance even in low speed and when in medium to high speed. 

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X-Factory UK & Alpha Plus welcome Jack Embling

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XFactory-UK and Alpha Plus have announce the signing of Jack Embling to their Alpha Plus factory team and XFactory-UK 1/8 off road team. Jack has been racing at the highest level since his junior years and is a past UK BRCA Truggy national champion. Jack will be using Alpha Plus engines and pips, JConcepts tyres & range of products and Corally fuel in his 8th off road buggies. Jack will be racing most weekends with highlights being UK Nationals, The Neo Race 2018, 2018 Montpellier GP, the European and World Championships.

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