Alpha News

Felipe Martinez doubles at Ensenada Series Rd6

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The sixth round of the Ensenada Series was held at the Las Palmas R/C Race track in Ensenada, Mexico. Felipe Martinez (TLR/Alpha Engines/AKA) was the kid to beat. he won both the Buggy and Truggy classes. In the 25-minute Nitro Buggy final, F.Martinez took the win by 2 laps from Juan Pablo Preciado in second and Ruben Mosqueda Jr in third. F.Martinez brought home the win in the 20-minute Nitro Truggy final some three laps in front of Rafael Villa and R.Mosqueda Jr in second and third respectively.

Truggy podium here

Paphon Chanyasak wins at New RC Club Race Champs Rd1

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The first round of the 2019 New RC Club Race Championship was held at the New RC Thailand Circuit in Bangkok. Paphon Chanyasak (Mugen) took the win in the 45-minute Nitro Buggy final by one lap from Gamee Mongkolphan (Mugen) in second and Meen Meen in third two laps down.

Neil Cragg sweeps EMAS Series Rd3

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The third round of the EMAS Series was held at the Deerdale Off Road Track in UK over the weekend in pretty cold condition. In the Nitro Buggy class it was Neil Cragg (Team Associated) who set the overall TQ after the rounds of qualifying. In the 15 minutes final N.Cragg brought home the win from the Team Associated duo of Lewis Jones and Dave Bailey in second and third respectively.

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 sales@racedawgrc.com for more information or visit the website: racedawgrc.com.