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Thanos Makropoulos wins at Buggy Masters Cup

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Last weekend was held the penultimate round of the 2018-2019 Buggy Masters Cup at the STR track in Agios Ioannis Rentis, Greece. In the final, Giannis Papanikolaou (Kyosho) was in the lead with a confortable gap until he loses the steering arm screw about 3 minutes before the end leaving Thanos Makropoulos (SWORKz) snatch the win from Stamatis Kontouzoglou (Mugen) in second and Aris Bornovas (XRAY) in third.

XRS Germany report

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This past weekend was held the final round of the HK Cup, this time combined with the XRAY Racing Series in Hurtgenwald in the West of Germany. With over 60 entries the day started early at 8.30 with 3 rounds of qualifications followed by 3 finals. Jens Becker (XRAY) TQed the 2WD Modified class and also took the overall win followed by the XRAY duo of Yannik Holzknecht and Nikolas Schmitz in second and third respectively.

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Jason Nugroho sweeps 2019 Batam Challenge

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The 2019 Batam Challenge was held this past weekend at the Banana RC Track in Batam island, Indonesia. Many drivers from Australia, Singapore, Malaysia, Jakarta, Medan, Banjarmasin, Padang, Pontianak and local drivers attended the race. The schedule consisted of 5 rounds of 10 minutes qualifiers with the 3 best to count. After 5 rounds of qualifying Jason Nugroho (XRAY) took the TQ honours. In the 60 minute final the Top Qualifier also took the win followed by Adrian Wicaksono (Mugen) in second and John Agus (Kyosho) in third.

Elias Johansson TQs & wins at Swedish Cup Rd1

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Last weekend, the first round of the Swedish Cup Series was hosted by Karlskrona MRK at their indoor facility in Kallinge. In 4WD Buggy qualifying it was obvious that several drivers were really quick, but in the end it was Elias Johansson (HB Racing) who came out on top with David Ronnefalk (HB Racing) lining up second and Alexander Landen third. In the first A-main A.Landen stayed with the front pack for the first two laps, but then went just a bit tight on a track marker and got slightly stuck, and had to let Wilhelm Skjöldebrand by. They had a really good battle together for a few laps before a small mistake where W.Skjöldebrand left the door slightly open after the straight gave A.Landen the possibility to re-take 3rd position.

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Pedro Gomes sweeps Portuguese Cup

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The 1/10 Portuguese Cup was held this weekend at the Indoor RC Oeste carpet track. Pedro Gomes (XRAY) would sweep the 2WD and 4WD classes. The young and talented driver was able to take the overall TQ in both classes by winning 3 out of 4 qualifiers in each class followed by Joao Figueiredo (Kyosho). P.Gomes then brought home the win in both classes by winning the first two finals. In 4WD, Pedro Dias (XRAY) finished in second and Nuno Casal Ribeiro (Team Associated) came in third while in 2WD it was N.Casal Ribeiro and J.Figueiredo who rounded out the top 3.

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XRAY XB2 DIV front wing

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XRAY have introduced the new DIV front wing for the XB2. Made from strong high-quality Lexan material, the stylish, effective wider front wing offers two mounting alternatives, in front of the shock tower on the upper deck or behind fixed directly on the front tower in order to adjust and increase the downforce in front or behind the front axle.

Marc Heim wins 2019 Bütschwil GP

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The annual indoor Bütschwil GP was held last weekend in Switzerland. In the ever growing E-buggy class it was Marc Heim (XRAY) who took the win from Pascal Jutz in second and German driver Sven Rodewald (HoBao) in third.

XRAY XB2/4 ZAP rear wing centre fin

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XRAY have introduced new ZAP rear wing centre fin for the XB2 and XB4. This stylish and effective rear center fin was developed and long term tested to maximize the rear wing air flow efficiency. The center fin is made from strong high-quality Lexan material and it is designed to be mounted on RANK and TEC Lexan rear wings.