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Jean-Pierrick Sartel wins at French 1/8 Buggy regional

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Last weekend was held a regional race at the LMA track in Beuvry-la-Forêt, France. Despite two months without racing in 1/8 Nitro and a bit of nervosity Jean-Pierrick Sartel (XRAY) was able to take the overall TQ and then the win in the 30-minute final from Jerome Sartel (TLR) in second and Malcolm Roquet (HB Racing) in third.

Becker & Schneider win at German Nats qualifier

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Last weekend, was held another qualification round for the German 1/10 Nationals at the new track of the Eifel Elos club. In the 2WD class ot was Jens Becker (XRAY) who took the overall TQ and the win by winning both A1 and A2 finals. Team C duo of Marcel Schneider and Marcus Lubke rounded out the top 3. In 4WD Marcel Schneider (HB Racing) was able to take the TQ and also the win from Becker in second and Andre Welker (Team C) in third.

Ethan Lefebvre crowned Thornhill JR Spring Series Champion

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After six rounds of the 2018 Thornhill Jr Spring Series, Ethan Lefebvre (XRAY) took the title in the 2WD class. Lefebvre was able to take the TQ in five out of six rounds and take the win in four out of six rounds. In the final standings, XRAY duo of Chris Allison and Lance Myhre rounded out the top 3.

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Tim Kunz doubles at Sk-Lauf Group Mitte Rd4

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The fourth round of Sk-Lauf Group Mitte was held last weekend in Hutchenhaussen, Germany. Tim Kunz (XRAY) took the overall TQ and the win in both 2WD and 4WD classes. Marcus Lubke came in second in both classes while Andre Welker in 2WD and Florian Welsch in 4WD rounded out the podium in third.

Pavlovsky & Kosmakov win at Cup of Russia Rd2

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The second round of the Cup of Russia was held last weekend in Moscow. In 1/8 nitro buggy it was Alexander Pavlovsky who took the win from XRAY duo of Ilya Plakhotnik in second and Mikhail Baldin in third. In the 1/8 E-buggy class, Alexander Kosmakov (XRAY) ended up taking the win in front of Mikhail Gofshtein (XRAY) and Alexandros Stefanescu in second and third respectively.

E-buggy podium here

Jean-Pierrick Sartel doubles at French Nats Rd4

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The fourth round of French 1/10 Buggy Nationals was last weekend in Noeux-les-Mines in the North of France. Jean-Pierrick Sartel would sweep both 2WD and 4WD classes. Sartel took the overall TQ, set new track record and cruised to the win in both classes. Clement Boda (Team Associated) and Armand Lantheaume (XRAY) rounded out the top 3 in 2WD while the HB Racing duo of Thomas Musso and Thomas Anger completed the podium in 4WD. Musso took the French title in 4WD as well as Reno Savoya in 2WD.

4wd podium here

Haatanen & Valander win at Finnish Nats Rd1

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The first round of Finnish 1/10 Buggy National Championship was held at Vaasa, Finland. The track and also the weather were awesome whole weekend. In the 2wd class, Joona Haatanen (Team Associated) was fast and consistent as expected. After a couple of close runs in qualifying, Haatanen got the TQ spot. Finals were difficult beacause of the wind made big jumps harder and harder. Haatanen grabbed the win from his team mate Mikko Luopajärvi in second while Joel Valander (XRAY) came in third.

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Nicolas Bregante wins at Metropolitan Champs Rd4

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The fourth round of the Metropolitan Championship was held at the Speed Paradise track in Argentina. Nicolas Bregante (XRAY) was able to take the overall TQ and then the win in the 40-minute final in front of HB Racing duo of Alvaro Colombo and Fernando Villamil in second and third respectively.