SWORKz News

Nickels & Meijer win at NRW Cup Rd1

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The opening round of the NRW Cup was held in Kürten, Germany this past weekend. In the 1/8th Nitro Buggy class it was Jan Nickels (SWORKz) with the win from Rene van Schaijk (Mugen) on the runner-up spot. Sander van Genechten (XRAY) would round out the top 3 result. In the 1/8th E-buggy class it was Colin Meijer (Serpent) who took the win in front of van Genechten in second.

E-buggy podium here

Micha Widmaier doubles at BAWÜ Cup

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The BAWÜ Cup was held at the MCC Nufringen track in Nufringen in Germany over the weekend. TPro tyres were the official handout tyres for the event. Micha Widmaier (SWORKz) would sweep the Nitro Buggy and E-Truggy classes. In the Nitro Buggy class Widmaier took the win in front of Fabian Hinderer (Mugen) in second and another SWORKz driver Tobias Nagelin third. In E-Truggy it was again Widmaier who grabbed the victory while Andreas Ruepp (SWORKz) and Oliver Radl (Tekno) rounded out the top 3. Edvin Yousefian (SWORKz) finished in fourth.

E-truggy podium here

SWORKz S35 FF & FR brass lower arm mounts

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SWORKz have introduced new Front-Front and Rear-Front lower arm mounts for the S35 series of vehicles. Both option parts are made from high-quality brass, weigh 25g each and come laser–engraved. The lower arm mounts add weight and allow to change the weight distribution following the track conditions or driving style.

More photos here

Rene Kargl wins at Austrian E-Buggy Champs Rd1

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This past weekend was held the first round of the Austrian 1/8 Electric Buggy Championship at MOC track in Allhartsberg. Rene Kargl (SWORKz) took the win in front of Andreas Mayr (Kyosho) in second and the defending champion Jürgen Trieb (SWORKz) in third. In the Junior class it was young Marcel Trieb (SWORKz) who took the win.

Jarno Pijpers doubles at Kick-off 2018

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Drivers from Netherlands, Belgium and Germany attended the Kick-off 2018 at Mach one Helmond track in Helmond, Netherlands. After the qualifications Wesley van Helmond (Serpent) took the overall TQ in nitro buggy while Jarno Pijpers (SWORKz/Nosram) took the TQ in E-buggy. In the nitro buggy final, Pijpers, Jeffrey Halsema (Team Associated) and van helmond fought for the lead and after 20 minutes Jarno Pijpers was able to pulled out a small gap and grabbed the win from Halsema in second and Tim Stiewe (Mugen) in third. In E-buggy Pijpers started from pole with van helmond just behin him but after a few minutes van Helmond made a mistake and Pijpers was able to pull away to take the win from Sander van Genchten (XRAY) and Halsema (Team Associated). A good start for Pijpers for his first race with his SWORKz cars.

Results & E-buggy podium here

RC Streamline appointed as exclusive French distributor for SWORKz

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MW RC Cars have announced that RC Streamline has been appointed as exclusive distributor of SWORKz in France. Max Sonnleitner from SWORKz has to say: “After a long time without a distributor and a period of searching for the right one, we are happy that we finally found a perfect one, RC Streamline. I am sure that with Jérôme Chambon knowledge of the french market, our brand will grow in one of the most important RC markets in Europe.“ Jérôme Chambon from RC Streamline has to say: “I am very happy to announce this new partnership and are looking forward to develop this great brand in our market. The products will be available in the next days at our main partners Donuts-Racing.com and Wartelle-shop.com“

T-PRO tyres now available unglued

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MW RC Cars have announced that the range of TPRO tyres is also available unglued. Available in all compounds from T2 to T5, the tyres come in a set of four with inserts packed in the typical TPRO special bags and a cleaning set.

Mara & Gotzl win at Czech Open Series Rd1

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The first round of Czech Open series was held over the weekend at the RC off-road club Kolin in 1/8 nitro and E-buggy classes. Through the whole day it was a fight between Jirka Mara (SWORKz) and Max Gotzl (XRAY) for the nitro win. Jirka tested some setups in qualifications and because of that, he ended third behind Jiri Benes (XRAY) and Max. In the semi-final run Jirka secured the first place on the grid for the main-final. Then he won the final with one lap lead in front of Max in second and Stepan Silhavy (XRAY) in third. In E-buggy it was Max who secured the TQ in front of Marek Ornst (SWORKz) who was challenging him through all runs. In triple A main finals Max easily won all three finals from Marek and Jan Horacek (Kyosho).

E-buggy podium here