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Jeffrey Halsema wins at Dutch 1/8 Buggy Nats Rd3

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The third round of the Dutch 1/8 Buggy Nationals was held at the RC Zoetermeer track last weekend. Jeffrey Halsema (Team Associated) brought home the win from the SWORKz duo of Wesley van Helmond and Jarno Pijpersin second and third respectively.

Jeffrey Halsema wins at Dutch Nats Rd2

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The second round of the Dutch Nitro Buggy Nationals was held at the Fivelcrossers track in Appingedam over the weekend. Wesley van Helmond (SWORKz) took the overall TQ from his teammate Jarno Pijpers. J.Pijpers will start from pole position but after 25-minute in the lead, he suffered a flame out allowing Jeffrey Halsema (Team Associated) to take the win from Oane Storm (JQ Racing) while W.van Helmond came in third.

Mike Lewis wins at Brookthorpe Winter Series Rd4

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Brookthorpe Model Car Club hosted the fourth round of the Brookthorpe Winter Series over the weekend. After four rounds of qualifying it was Mike Lewis (Team Associated) who set the overall TQ. The 15-minute Nitro Buggy final was super close between Mike Lewis and his brother Matt Lewis (Team Associated). They were split by just 1-second until the last lap and although Matt tried tried every to overtake him, Mike did not crack under pressure and took the win. Matt crossed the line in second followed by Chris Lovell (HB Racing) in third.

Boda, Sartel & Benmohamed win at Coupe des Champions

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The Coupe des Champions 2018 was held on a indoor track in Louvres, France over the weekend. In the 2WD Modified class Mathieu briere took the TQ but in the finals it was young and talented Clément Boda (Team Associated) who grabbed the win from M.Briere (XRAY) in second and Jean-Pierrick Sartel (XRAY) in third. In the 4WD Modified class it was JP.Sartel who set the TQ and brought home the win from M.Briere and C.Boda, in second and third respectively. In the 2WD Stock, 9 years old driver Noha Benmohamed (XRAY) sweeps the class by TQing and winning in front of Philippe Hautecoeur in second while Fabien Coulon rounded out the top 3.

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Ritchie Thorn joins CML/Team Associated

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Team Associated distributor CML Distribution have announced the signing of multiple BRCA national A finalist Ritchie Thorn to their team. Ritchie will be using the Team Associated B6.1, B6.1D and B64 cars along with Reedy and Pro-Line products over the winter in preparation for the 2019 national series and the West Midlands regional events.

Byron welcome back Elliott Boots

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CML Distribution and Byron Fuels have announced the return of World’s Finalist, European and British Champion Elliot Boots to their team. Having achieved some of his best results with Byron Fuels Race Gen2, Elliot has once again teamed up with R/C’s premium fuel blender as he prepares his assault on the UK BRCA National Championships, European Championships in Portugal and finally the World Championships in Australia later this year.

“So far the signs are promising as Elliot captured yet another BRCA National, by winning Round 1 at Herts RC only last week!”

Neil Cragg wins at BRCA 2WD Rd1

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This past weekend was held the first round of the BRCA 1/10 Buggy National Championship at Robin Hood Raceway in Blyth, Nottinghamshire. Neil Cragg (Team Associated) would sweep the 2WD buggy class. Cragg took the overall TQ and the win after some tight finals from Lee Martin (Infinity) in second and Paul Crompton (Yokomo) in third.

CML appointed as Iberian distributors for Pro-Line & PROTOform

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CML Distribution have announced that they are now official distributors for Pro-Line and PROTOform for the Spanish and Portuguese markets. Following on from the recent announcement that CML is to handle Team Associated and Reedy in Iberia, Pro-Line and PROTOform product will be a welcome addition to the available brands that Spanish and Portuguese R/C dealers can have shipped from CML.

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