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Reno Savoya continues with TLR

See: Team Losi Racing

Team Losi racing have announced the contract extension with multi-time European champion and multi-time world’s finalist Reno Savoya. “The Shark” will continue to support both 1/8th nitro and 1/10th electric throughout Europe along with a few U.S events, starting with The Dirt Niro Challenge next week in Arizona.

“We couldn’t be more happy to extend the partnership with Reno Savoya to be our lead driver in Europe.”

Jörn Neumann re-signs with Team Orion

See: Team Orion

Team Orion have announced that Jörn Neumann has extended his contract with the multi-time World champion brand. The European champion will use the full Team Orion equipment including the new Ultimate Graphene batteries and HMX speed controllers to power his cars.

“With Jörn extending his sponsorship agreement, Team Orion has one of the strongest European drivers under contract. As in the previous years, his experience and feedback will be incorporated in new products, taking into consideration the special requirements of European tracks.”

Jan Nickels joins SWORKz


See: SWORKz 

SWORKz have announced the signing of Jan Nickels to their German team. The young and talented driver will use the S35-3, S12 and S14 buggies in his 2018 campaign. jan has the following to say about the deal:

“I am very happy to join the SWORKz team. After a successful season 2017, I am very confident for 2018, to get even better results with the new material.”

Andrea Trevisan joins Mugen Seiki Europe

See: Mugen Seiki Europe

Mugen Seiki Europe have announced the signing of italian driver Andrea Trevisan to their team. The finalist of two last two international indoor race at Padova will use the new MBX8 in national and international races in 2018.

Anthony Mazzara teams up with Speedzone

See: Speedzone USA

Speedzone have announced the signing of Anthony Mazzara to their team. The TLR driver will run the latest generation Speedzone motors and graphene LiPo batteries in all 17.5 Spec classes.

Dakotah Phend extends Team Orion contract

See: Team Orion

Team Orion have announced that US National Champion Dakotah Phend has signed an contract extension woth the multi-time world champion brand. Dakotah will use the full Team Orion equipment including the new Ultimate Graphene batteries and HMX speed controllers to power his cars.

“It’s with great pleasure that we can announce Dakotah’s prolongation of his contract”, says Team Manager Chad Phillips, “Dakotah is one of the best drivers in the US and he has the potential for the very big international victories.”

Ryan Maifield re-signs with Team Orion

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The reigning electric off-road double World Champion Ryan Maifield has signed a new two year contract with Team Orion. The multi-time US National Champion has crowned his career last year with the domination of the electric off-road Worlds in China using Team Orion power.

“Ryan Maifield will use the full Team Orion equipment for another 2 years. And he’s not alone – stay tuned for more exciting team news from Team Orion”, says new Team Orion US Team Manager Chad Phillips.

Riccardo Rabitti teams up with Picco

See: Picco Micromotori

Picco Micromotori have announced the signing of Riccardo Rabitti to their racing team. The TLR driver returns to Picco after his first successful collaboration with the Italian manufacturer that brought to national and international titles and successes. Riccardo will use the V1-3518 Team DLC engine throughout his 2018 racing program.