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Alpha Plus sign Gianmarco Franzolini

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Alpha Plus and Planet Racing Modellisomo have announced the signing of 14 year old Gianmarco Franzolini to their team. The young talent will use the Alpha Dragon IV engine, 2134 exhaust pipe, and 4 shoe clutches set in all major national and international races as well as some local races. Gianmarco had this to say:

“I am very happy to be part of your Team. Thanks Alpha and Planet Racing for the trust and the opportunity offered to me. “

SWORKz sign Aske Reipurth

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MW RC-Cars have announced the signing of 13 year old Aske Reipurth to their team. The young talent will use the S35-3E in the Denmark championship. Aske had this to say:

“I have started driving RC 2 years ago. Right now I am driving SWORKz S35-3E. It is a great car! I haven’t had any problems with it, it is easy to adjust according the different tracks and I really like the driveability. I also want to thank Thomas Hansen from SWORKz Denmark for his support !!”

Tommy Hinz teams up with FX

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FX Engines have announced the signing of US driver Tommy Hinz to their team for the 2018 season. Tommy will attend all major national and international races as well as some local races. Tommy says:

“I am super excited to run the FX engines for the 2018 season and beyond. I ran them for the first time at DNC, the reliability and performance was amazing. Nitro racing requires a lot of confidence for longer mains and these engines give me the feel I want and the confidence to trust them.“

Byron welcome back Elliott Boots

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CML Distribution and Byron Fuels have announced the return of World’s Finalist, European and British Champion Elliot Boots to their team. Having achieved some of his best results with Byron Fuels Race Gen2, Elliot has once again teamed up with R/C’s premium fuel blender as he prepares his assault on the UK BRCA National Championships, European Championships in Portugal and finally the World Championships in Australia later this year.

“So far the signs are promising as Elliot captured yet another BRCA National, by winning Round 1 at Herts RC only last week!”

Neil Cragg teams up with Alpha

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X-Factory UK have announced the signing of Team Associated’s Neil Cragg to the Alpha factory team. Former LRP driver brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to the Alpha team. Neil will be using the new Alpha Dragon 4 engine, combined with Alpha 2134 exhaust in his 8th buggy during the 2018 season. Neil had the following to say:

“I would like to let you guys know that I will be using Alpha Engines in my nitro cars for the 2018 season! I would like to thank Jon Dell and the whole team for giving me this opportunity. Having tested the engines I am super pleased with the performance so far. I look forward to racing for Alpha, starting at Westmill for the 1st round of the BRCA Nationals this coming weekend.”

Yuchi Kanai continues with REDS

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REDS Racing have announced that Yuichi Kanai has re-signed his contract for 2018 racing season. REDS Racing stated that they are very pleased about the re-confirmation of his involvement in their team especially after years of development together. Yuchi had the following to say:

“I can use a REDS engine again, and it’s honor. The performance and the design are wonderful for a REDS engine. I like this REDS engine very much” .

Tommy Hall joins PR Racing

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PR Racing have announced the signing of the young and talented driver Tommy Hall to their team. The 13-year-old UK driver will be racing 1/10 scale electric in regional, National and internationnal races during the 2018 season. Tommy had the following to say:

“I have been racing since the age of 5 and started 1/10th UK Nationals in 2016. I am now racing at Regional, National and European level with F2N grading for 2018. I won the E final at the European Championships 2017 and made my first National A final in 2018 at the age of 13 and 2 days, one of the youngest to ever achieve this.”

Philipp Guschl teams up with 6MIK

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6MIK have announced the signing of Philipp Guschl to their team. The former German National Champion and Euro B podium finisher will use 6MIK’s tyres and accessories at regional, national and international events including the German Nationals and the European Championships B.