Reds Racing News

Ricardo Monteiro crowned 2017 Portuguese Champion

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The last round of the Portuguese Nationals saw REDS driver Ricardo Monteiro taking the win in Nitro buggy and the title, as well as the E-buggy title.

“Reds Vegas Edition powered me throught the hard 45 minute final on this demanding track…the engine was super reliable all week long, super easy to tune and to drive, giving me what i needed throughout all of the championship.”

Elliott Boots sweeps REDS GP

This past weekend was held the REDS GP at the Pista Ospy Team track in Brescia, italy. Many drivers coming from Switzerland, France, UK and of course Italy attended the GP. Kyosho and REDS factory driver Elliott Boots would sweep the nitro buggy class. Elliott took the overall TQ and a commanding victory in the 45 minute nitro buggy final by two laps from Kysho’s Riccardo Berton whilst TLR’s Mattia Polito would take third place. 


Davide Ongaro confirmed at REDS GP

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LRP have announced that their factory team driver Davide Ongaro will attend the first edition of the REDS GP. Come by and chat with Davide if you have any questions on LRP, AKA and Team Associated products.

REDS Racing WR5 Black Diamond LTD engines

REDS Racing have introduced the new WR5 Black Diamond LTD engines. The Limited Edition WR5 Black Diamond engine is a 5 ports with special features based on the famous R5T Team Edition engine that has been a staple in the REDS lineup for 6 years. With the WR5 Black Diamond, REDS offer two different philosophies: Torque Vs High Efficiency. The WR5 Black Diamond LTD features the classic well known REDS 5 ports high torque power band whereas the WR5 HE High Efficiency features low fuel consumption system and smooth power band for high driveability.

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REDS tease new engine

REDS Racing have released a teaser image of their forthcoming engine. No detailed information are available yet but we understood that the engine is based on the R5T with a new a black coated crankcase. Stay tuned for more details coming soon…

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Ryan Maifield TQs & wins at the Southern Nats

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The Southern Nationals Indoor Off-Road Race was held at a huge indoor track in West Monroe, Louisiana over the weekend. Factory Reds driver Ryan Maifield was able to TQ and win the Pro Nitro Buggy class in front of Nemo’s Darren Bloomfield in second and Tekno’s Ryan Lutz in third. Factory Reds driver Cole Ogden and Tekno driver Joe Bornhorst rounded out the top 5.

Cole Ogden TQs & Wins at the Wicked Weekend

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This past weekend was held the 2017 Wicked Weekend in Chicopee, Georgia. Mugen’s Cole Ogden took the overall TQ and bring home the Pro Buggy victory by a lap from Team Associated’s Evan Vail in second and Tekno driver Ryan Lutz in third. Reds driver Blake Pickett and TLR’s JR Mitch rounded out the top 5.


Under the Hood: Elliott Boots

Elliott Boots, 23 – UK

  • Chassis: Kyosho MP9 TKI4
  • Engine: REDS WR7
  • Fuel: MLC Fuel
  • Tyres: Pro-Line
  • Radio & Servos: Sanwa
  • Body & Wing: Stock body painted by Bittydesign & stock wing
  • Weight: N/A
  • Event: Euro 2017, Sweden
  • Notes: Elliott is running quite a few small special custom made items by pitman Mike Cradock, including a tuned pipe mount as well as small weight tacks by the front and rear gearboxes. He have also a new Bittydesign painting.