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David Snee joins Schumacher

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Schumacher Racing have announced the signing of David Snee to their off road race team. David brings many years of expertise and driving skills with him. He has made several European A finals, his highest result was a 3rd place podium at the Euros at Tiverton. He is the current BRCA F3,F4,F5 champion in both 2wd and 4wd and also the 2017 NE Regional champion. David will be competing at many events across the North East and also Regional and National events throughout the season.

Kyle Johnson joins HB Racing

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HB Racing have announced the signing of Kyle Johnson to their american team. The Sin City driver will use the D817 and the D817T in major events in US such as this weekend where Kyle attended the Southern Nationals with his new rides. Kyle had this to say about the deal:

“I would like to announce that I will be running for HB Racing Team for the rest of 2017 and beyond. I would like to thank Victor and Eddie for the help and opportunity!”

Carlos Sikora teams up with JQ Racing

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JQ Racing have announced the signing of Carlos Sikora to their race team. Carlos is one of the fastest young racers in The Caribbean. Hailing from the Dominican Republic where he is a multiple time nitro buggy champion, Carlos has been competing in 8th scale off road since the age of 8. He also was able to represent his country at the IFMAR World Championships in Las Vegas in 2016 and has competed in other big USA races.

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Hwang Sun Young FX powered for 2017 & 2018

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Following XRAY announcement, FX have announced that the multiple Korean national champion Hwang Sun Young joins their team. Hwang Sun Young will race in 2018 in all major regional and national races including race Cups in Korea, Thailand, Philippines and China. Hwang Sun Young stated:

“I am very happy and thankful to be a FX Engine Factory Driver. I believe this engine will continuously evolve into a really good engine. I will do my best effort so that many 1:8 off-road users in Korea can produce the best performance with FX engine. Many thanks to FX and Team James Racing for giving me such a good opportunity.”

Hwang Sun Young joins XRAY


XRAY have announced the signing of one of the top Korean off-road drivers and multiple national champion Hwang Sun Young to their team. Hwang Sun Young had the following to say:

“I think it is my greatest honor in my life to be an XRAY Factory driver. I will do my best to honor the brand and performance with XRAY vehicle in Korea. I would like thank to Team James Racing (James Park) and XRAY staff. I hope this would be a good example for the next-generation drivers.”

Malin Karlsen chooses HUDY

At the age of 7 this talented and the most famous RC girl got her first RC car. Only few months after that, she went with her father to her first real race – Nordic Championship. Up to now she has collected dozens of trophies including National titles & Junior European Championship title. During all this time Malin has been using HUDY products to keep reaching higher and higher goals.


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Micha Widmaier crowned German champion

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After two rounds of the German championship, SWORKz driver Micha Widmaier took the win in front of Kyosho’s Aaron Münster and HB Racing’s Alex Schmitt, allowing him to be crowned German Champion for the 2017 season. After winning the Euro B in France, this is the second big victory of the young german in 2017. Micha had the following to say:

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Kevin Lee teams up with Argus

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Argus have announced that they chose Kevin Lee as first Argus driver in Korea. The Tekno driver will use Argus engines in his campaign that will include appearances at all major national races and FEMCA.

“Welcome to join our Argus team. It’s our pleasure to have such an enthusiastic driver like you. We are looking forward to seeing your excellent performance on the track.”