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Christian Toic wins at Mayhem race

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This past weekend was held the annual Mayhem race at Full Throttle Rc Park in Green island, New York. In 4WD Modified Team Associated driver Christian Toic would take the overall TQ and the win after some fights with TLR’s Aaron Kothman. XRAY driver Mark Sousa coming from 4th on the grid managed get closer behind Christian and Aaron. Aaron then made a mistake allowing him to come across in second while Aaron rounded out the podium in third.

XRAY XB4 low central aluminium bulkhead

XRAY have introduced a low central aluminium bulkhead for the XB4. It is a direct aluminum replacement of the lower composite central bulkhead for better reinforcement, greater reliability, lower CG and longer life. The bulkhead is CNC-machined from premium Swiss 7076 aluminum and additionally black coated and laser engraved.

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XRS Australia off-road 2017 announcement

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XRAY have announced that the very succesful XRS off-road Australia is coming back. Last time 150 entries hit the track and now XRAY expect to have even more attractive event. The XRS Australia will be held at Castle Hill Off Road Radio Control Club track in Fred Castterson Reserve, New South Wales. The race will be held in 1/10 2WD, 1/10 4WD, 1/10 Stadium Truck, 1/10 2wd Short Course Truck and 1/10 2WD junior from 16th – 17th December. Registration and info coming soon.

XRS Poland Rd1 report

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First round of the Xray Racing Series Poland was held at “Zatoka Sportu” university of technology sport hall in Lodz. The building included the carpet track with a large screen, tribunes for spectators near the track and also a restaurant. Experience and knowledge enabled Bartek Zambrzycki to took the overall TQ in 2WD and 4WD buggy and also the win in both classes. Jakub Luczak and Bartosz Zalewski were fast enough to fight with him but too many mistakes cost them lower positions of podium.

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Tasos Paparegas crowned Greek champion for the sixth time in a row

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The fourth and last round of the Greek 1/8 buggy championship was held at new Renti track over the weekend. Former Greek champion XRAY’s Tasos Paparegas was there to defend his title and he needed just a fourth place to be champion again. Tasos coming to the second spot in final will crash at the beginning of the race because two slower drivers and sent him last. Tasos started from the back of the field and worked his way to the third place which was enough to give him his 6th consecutive championship. Tekno’s Anapoliotakis took the win while Kyosho driver Papanikolaou came in second. Overall in the Greece National Championship 2017, Anapoliotakis finishes runner-up and Papanikolaou third.

Götzl & Loncsar win at Mibosport Cup Rd2

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The second round of the Mibosport Cup was held last weekend at Sport Hotel Hrotovice in Czech Republic. In 2WD qualifications Aleš Bidovský took the overall TQ from Kurt Rubik and Max Götzl. Before the start of the finals the track got somehow slippery, propably someone‘s shocks leaked out. In A1 the first two drivers made many mistakes which gave Max an easy win. Aleš won in A2 taking advantage of mistakes from Max. In A3 Aleš was leading away but then he had some crashes with drivers a lap behind which gave Max another easy win. Max took the overall win in front of Aleš in second and Kurt in third.

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T&T Speedway race report

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T&T Speedway race was held at the T&T Speedway indoor track in Shreveport, Louisiana. In 2WD buggy it was Shane Barrier who took the win in front of XRAY’s  Greg St. John in second and Nick Sublette in third. In the 4WD class Colby Alleman grabbed the win from Eric McFarland in second while Greg St. John rounded out the top 3. In Stadium Truck Greg St. John was able to took the overall TQ and the win in front of Colby Alleman in second and Bobby Rayford in third.

4wd & ST podiums here

Aigoin & Lantheaume win at Pierrefeu GP

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This past weekend was held the Pierrefeu GP in Pierrefeu-du-Var, in the South-East of France. For the first time the Var Auto Modélisme Pierrefeu club held a E-buggy race in addition to the nitro buggy race. In nitro buggy, after four intensive rounds of qualifying it was XRAY Jérôme Aigoin who took the overall TQ. In the 45 minute nitro buggy final XRAY driver Yannick Aigoin grabbed the win after a close fight with HB Racing’s Thomas Musso during the whole final. Another XRAY driver, Julien Lattanzio rounded out the top 3. In E-buggy XRAY’s Armand Lantheaume took two finals for securing the overall win. TLR’s Carl Maignien and XRAY’s Benjamin Porte completed the podium.

Final results here