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Fiddling, Helliwell & Barlow win at Schumacher Indoor Masters Rd4

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This past weekend was held the fourth round of the Worksop Series. There was a great entry once again which saw 15 heats of drivers, this was across the 3 classes of 2wd, 4wd and a vintage buggy class. As always it was round by round qualifying as the racing format, with the best two results from four rounds of qualifying counting towards the final position. Another awesome job by the Worksop crew and everything was setup Saturday and ready to go for first thing Sunday morning. Qualifying in 2wd was very close between three drivers, Eugene Galley, James Helliwell and Mitchell Fiddling. However it was Schumacher’s Mitchell Fiddling who took TQ to line up on pole. In 4wd it was XRAY’s James Helliwell who would TQ 3 out of the 4 rounds to line up on pole. In the Vintage class it was Mark Hazelden who would line up on pole.

Final results here

British Off Road Grand Prix report

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It was a massive weekend for RC in the UK with the British Off Road Grand Prix taking place at the Centre:MK. A huge shopping complex in the centre of the UK, this was the third year on the trot an event has taken place here with the Reedy Race and GT12 World Championships in the previous 2 years. A fantastic opportunity for RC cars to interact hugely with the public. 165 entries in 2WD, 110 4WD and 20 in Short Course a truly massive turnout.

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Michal Orlowski doubles at XRS Poland Rd3

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This last weekend was held thethird round of the XRAY Racing Series in Lodz, Poland. The race was also recognized as fourth round of Polish nationals. The organizers did perfect job and build EOS style 20×30 m. race track with many various obstacles, covered by black high grip carpet. Schumacher’s Michal Orlowski and Tristram Neal attend this race, as it was perfect place to test some new stuff for high grip, carpet conditions. Michal took not surprising victory in both 2WD and 4WD classes. In 2WD Yokomo’s Bartek Zambrzycki finished in second and Tristram in third while in 4WD Bartek Zambrzycki and XRAY’s Bartek Zalewski rounded out the top 3.

Final results here

Schumacher welcome back Eugene Galley

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After a 1 years hiatus, Eugene Galley return to the team Schumacher Racing. The Multi time BRCA National ‘A’ finalist will be flying the flag with the Cougar KC/KD plus the CAT K2 for the 2018 campaign.

“Eugene took a year out from the Schumacher family but the long time driver couldn’t resist coming back to what he knows best. Welcome back Eugene!” Schumacher.

Michal Orlowski continues with Schumacher

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Schumacher Racing have announced the re-signing of their young Polish star Michal Orlowski.

“It has been a pleasure to have both Michal and his father Maciej, as part of our extended family for the last 3 years. We have built a very solid relationship together and look forward to more great success in the future.” – Schumacher Racing

Michal had the following to say:

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Yardy & Williams win at SWS Rd2

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Round 2 of the Silverstone Winter Series again attracted a full entry with many of the best British Off road drivers. With 92 entries in 2WD, Schumacher’s Tom Yardy TQ’d two of the four qualifying rounds with Ellis Stafford and Jack Neal taking one each. In the final Tom pulled out a big lead with a faultless drive. Jack Neal made it a 1-2 for the Schumacher KC and Richard Barton moved up to 3rd with his Team Associated.

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Aerox Cougar KC & KD body

Schumacher have added a completely new brand to the line-up, Aerox. The Aerox brand will bring new ‘Premium RC Equipment’ to the table and their first product is this body to fit the Schumacher Cougar KC and KD models. The new body is designed to improve the Aero package of the Cougar KD and particularly KC models. The body has a super sleek design, is 13 grams lighter than a standard kit body which greatly reduces the Centre of Gravity and the chances of traction roll on high grip surfaces.

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Williams & Martin win at Silverstone Winter Series Rd1

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The new 2017/18 season of the popular Silverstone Winter Series kicked off with another full entry at the fantastic Moulton College venue. With many of the UK’s top drivers in attendance the racing was fast and competitive. In the biggest 2WD class Greg Williams led home Danny McGee for a Schumacher KC 1-2, after a couple of mistakes from pole man Ellis Stafford, and William Venables made it up to 3rd, from 9th on the grid. Lee Martin secured a dominant TQ and win for Yokomo in 4WD, from James Harrold and Connor Cocker. Richard Miller won the truck class from Daniel Gardner and Russell Lee.

4wd podium here