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JQ Racing appoint John Daws as Australian Team Rep

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In order to improve their support network and to offer better service to the team and supporters, JQ Racing have announced that long time JQ racer John Daws has been named as their new Australian Team Rep. J.Daws brings many years experience with the JQ cars and will assist JQ Racing’s new Australian distributor Replay Games & Hobbies. If you are interested in being a part of a team and not just a number in Australia please contact John.

Riccardo Berton to use Air Killer+

See: have announced the addition of Italian frontrunner Riccardo Berton to their Air Killer+ team. The Kyosho factory driver will be using the popular Air Killer+ shock and differential vacuum pump system with his 1/8 and 1/10 Kyosho rides for the 2019 season.

David Ronnefalk & JConcepts end partnership

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After three years, David Ronnefalk and JConcepts have announced an end to their partnership. Former partners leave behind a pretty successful campaign with countless wins and titles:

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Marco Baruffolo teams up with Sunpadow

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Sunpadow have announced the signing of Italian driver Marco Baruffolo to their team. The former Euro B champion will power his XRAY rides using Sunpadow LiPo batteries in major events including the forthcoming 1/10 Buggy Euros, 1/10 Buggy World Championship and E-Buggy Euros. M.Baruffolo has the following to say:

“I’m very pleased with Sunpadow LiPo’s quality and performance. Its complete product line could fulfill the needs of different track and classes. I think I will do better in the future events.”

Moreno & Ornelas join SWORKz

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SWORKz have announced the signing of Gerardo Moreno and Daniel Ornelas to their Mexican team. G.Moreno from Guadalajara is back after a sabbatical year from racing while D.Ornelas from Mexico, with his two titles will bring in many years of experience to the growing SWORKz Mexican team. Both drivers will use S35-3 and G.Moreno will also run the S35-T.

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Ryan Maifield joins Performa Racing

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Performa Racing have announced that the multiple time World Champion racer Ryan Maifield has signed to campaign their new line of R/C products. Ryan says of the new sponsorship:

“I’m extremely impressed with the Performa line of products, the 1/8th electric speed control, motors and batteries are a game changer and have been a huge step forward for my race program, I’m excited to see what comes next from Performa. I will use everything at the silver state for the first time. “

JQ Racing appointed Tony Scarsella as East Central/Great Lakes Team Rep

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JQ Racing have appointed Tony Scarsella as their East Central/Great Lakes Team Rep. T.Scarsella has over 30 years experience in RC and brings plethora of knowledge and experience to the table. The Florida native who now calls Missouri home, has been racing the JQ cars for over 3 years and has traveled to many big events with the team over the last 2 years.

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JQ Racing appoint Scott Walker as UK Team Rep

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JQ Racing continues to expand and establish team representatives to better assist with their growing worldwide team and for this purpose they have announced that Scott Walker has been appointed as Team representative for UK. Scott Walker has been racing for JQ for 4 years within the UK and Europe. He will be working with the current drivers in the UK and also he will also start helping to establish team reps in mainland Europe to assist JQ’s team drivers in the various countries there.

“Scott has been a great brand ambassador for JQRacing and we look forward to working with him in this exciting, challenging new role.”