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The Baldó Brothers join Ultimate Engines

Baldo brothers join ultimate engines team

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The Ultimate Engines World Racing Team is growing fast. After the presentation of Yannick Aigoin, Miguel Matias and Robert Batlle, Modelix is happy to announce that Baldó Brothers, Bryan and Oscar, who are already running the Procircuit tires and Nitrolux fuel from Modelix, join the Ultimate Engines Team. Both will be running the new M-4R tuned engine with Ultimate Efra 2123 pipe at the Euro A Championship next week.

JQRacing announces Mike Garrison as new USA Team Manager

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It’s no secret that JQRacing has grown above and beyond expectations around the globe, and continuing to grow as we speak. With that growth, the company has seen amazing success such as being the Finnish National Champion since the company’s birth, South African National Champion, Andulasian Champion, French Nationals winner, International Warm Up Race winner, Brazilian AMA GP Winner, 3-time Euro A Top 10 finisher, and countless podiums from around the globe.

While THECar is no stranger to the United States, it has yet to make such a mark on American Soil. In an effort to make that mark, and create an American race team above and beyond expectations, JQRacing is pleased to introduce their new USA Team Manager, Mike Garrison!

I am very excited to join the JQRacing family, and work closely with Joseph, Ilias, existing JQ drivers, and new JQ drivers to help build THETeam we’ve all been waiting for in America. I’ve lived my entire life on wheels, whether it be dirtbikes, wheelchairs, R/C cars, or UTVs…and now it’s time to roll on to the next chapter of this “impossible journey”. – Mike Garrison



Hobby Pro USA welcomes Casey Becica to PR Racing team

Hobby Pro Driver

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Hobby Pro USA would like to welcome their latest addition to the PR Racing America / Hobby Pro Distribution Team, Casey Becica. Casey has been racing on a competitive level for while now in the So Cal area, and is always willing to lend a helping hand at the track. Casey will bring strategic knowledge with setups and excellent sportsmanship to the team backed with excellent driving.

“We’re excited to see him hit the track with our PR Racing vehicles, stay tuned for more exciting news from our growing race team!”

ORCA signs Portugal’s Miguel Matias

Miguel Matias Orca

ORCA Portugal has announced today that multi-time champion, Miguel Matias, has joined the ORCA Factory Team. Matias will use the latest in ORCA products to power his EP lineup of vehicles.

Tessmann remains on top after stunning performance at ROAR Nats

TOP 25 Nitro Buggy ROAR 2015

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After putting on a clinic at the 2015 ROAR Nationals, it’s no surprise that Ty Tessmann remains at the top in the Top25RC world drivers rankings. Ryan Cavalieri and Jared Tebo continue to put in top 3 results and keeping them in the Top 3 for the Top 25 Ranking. The big moves came from Carson Wernimont moving up to the 8th spot, who has had a great year following his podium at the IFMAR Worlds. On the other end of the spectrum is Ryan Maifield who dropped 5 spots as he continues to have a rough year in buggy with mechanical failures plaguing him. Austin Blair finally cracked into the Top 25 after hovering just outside for the past year. Someone to watch outside of the Top 25 is Cole Ogden who has been climbing the ranks fast behind the scenes, look for him to show up on the list soon.

Diego Fuser joins Team Fast Race


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Team Fast Race is proud to announce their newest addition to the team, Diego Fuser! Fuser will use the full line-up of Fast Race products throughout the remainder of 2015.

Yokomo completes triangle of talent with Simon Moss

Simon Moss Yokomo

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Team Yokomo is pleased to announce their newest member of their offroad team; Simon Moss. Moss is a among the heavy hitters across the UK and European offroad scene, and will complete a triangle of talent for the Yokomo team as he joins Lee Martin and Tom Cockerill.

“I’m really looking forward to joining the Yokomo team and can’t wait to start racing their already strong platform! I want to thank Minoru, Shin Adachi and Lee Martin for making this move possible and hope to strengthen the team across the UK and Europe. I’m looking forward to attending the final rounds of the BRCA Nationals and competing in the EOS at the end of the year and doing what I can to support the team!”

Yuichi Kanai joins REDS Racing team

Yuichi Kanai Joins Reds

After the unfortunate news of RB Products closing its doors, one of their most accomplished racers, Yuichi Kanai, was given no choice but to find a new engine home. Today, REDS Racing is pleased to announce that the legendary racer/designer has signed on, choosing to make REDS his new home. Kanai will use REDS engines, pipes, and plugs to power his Kyosho lineup.

Fast Race signs Riccardo Rabitti


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Team Fast Race is proud to announce their newest addition to the team, Riccardo Rabitti! Rabitti will use the full line-up of Fast Race products throughout the remainder of 2015.

Sidewinder to fuel the JQRacing team

JQ Sidewinder

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A good fuel is one of the most important pieces of the R/C Racing puzzle. After testing the Sidewinder Strike Team V2 fuel JQRacing is convinced that it is up to the task!

“Sidewinder will now power our team drivers cars and will also be available in Finland through! Morgan fuel is also looking for distributors around Europe, in case you are interested please get in touch!”