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Carsten Keller joins Mugen Seiki

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Mugen Seiki Europe have announced the signing of the German frontrunner Carsten Keller to their team. The multi-time National Champion will use the MBX7R Nitro and Eco throughout all German national races, as well as on major international events.

Kim Einert teams up with RC Concept

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French company RC Concept have announced the signing of German driver Kim Einert to their factory team for 2017. Kim is a young super talented driver, who has already many good results in Germany and Europe. She is racing the German 1/10 and 1/8 nationals and the Euros. Kim will use all the RC Concept products 1/10 and 1/8, and she will attend the Neo Race next month.

“RC Concept is really happy to welcome another RC contender after Mathieux Chaffardon (FR), Lewis Jones (UK), Vincent Meertens (FR), William St-Laurent (CA) and Trykon Khuhns (USA) !!”

Borja Hernandez joins REDS Racing

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REDS Racing have announced that the spanish driver Borja Hernandez has joined their racing Team. Borja will be using REDS nitro engines and will be attending several important competitions.

“REDS Racing is looking forward to the future seasons. Welcome to the team!” – REDS Racing

Jason Nugroho re-signs with XRAY


XRAY have announced that Raphael Jason Nugroho has re-signed to race for XRAY in 2017 racing season. Jason is an Indonesian regional and national off-road champion in multiple classes and has been XRAY´s main force in the Asia region. In 2017 Jason will race at all the major races including Jakarta Regional Buggy Championship, Indonesia National Buggy Championship, MRCC Challenge and FEMCA 1/8 GP Buggy. Jason had the following to say:

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Davide Ongaro sticks with LRP

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LRP have announced that talented italian driver Davide Ongaro has re-signed and will continue to use LRP products on its Team Associated vehicles. In nitro Davide will use the ZZ.21C Ceramic Longstroke engine and additional nitro accessories. When the RC8B3e will be on the track, it will be powered by the iX8 V2 speed control, the Dynamic8 motor and the brand new LiPo Competition Car Line batteries amongst others. Davide had the following to say after the contract extension with LRP:

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Lee Martin teams up with Sweep

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Sweep have announced the signing of multiple European Champion Lee Martin to their team. Lee will use Sweep rubber and products throughout the coming season on its Infinity buggies. Lee has the following to say:

“I am excited to be joining sweep for 2017. The desire to succeed and become as strong as they can be is what convinced me that Sweep is a company with the same ambition I have. Working directly with the factory will enable both of us to achieve our goals in the future! Thank you to Steve Kong for the chance to work together.”

David Orbell joins SWORKz UK

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SWORKz have announced the signing of David Orbell to their SWORKz UK Team. David will use the S12-1M and the S104 EVO at various events in UK. David has the following to say:

“I’ve always been interested in the SWORKz products as their performance and durability is very high. I’m extremely pleased with the cars and found great pace early on in testing. I’m excited for the 2017 session with the S12-1M and S104 EVO.”

Johnny Pastor teams up with Modelix

Modelix Racing have announced the signing of Johnny Pastor to their world racing team. Johnny is a well known on-road Spanish driver that will also be racing off-road from now on using the Procircuit tyres, Nitrolux fuel, Ultimate engines and other Ultimate Racing products.