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Jason Nugroho teams up with HB Racing

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HB Racing have announced the signing of Indonesian star Jason Nugroho to their team. J.Nugroho will use the D819 and D418 buggies at events in the Indonesia area and major events around the world. His extensive racing experience includes two IFMAR World Championship events and wins at major events such as the Batam Challenge, the C-Netic race, the HB Challenge, etc…

Jessica Pålsson signs with Nemo Racing

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Nemo Racing have announced the signing of Jessica Pålsson to their factory team. After the final round of the Swedish Cup, Jessica will be using the newly released Agama A319 powered by Bullitt engines as well as running the upcoming A319e E-buggy – to add to her impressive list of race wins and championships. Her progress to towards the top of the sport has been rapid and Nemo Racing can’t wait to help contribute to her success. Jessica has the following to say about the deal:

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Andrew Foord teams up with Performa

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Performa Racing have announced the signing of Andrew Foord to their team. The multi-time State championships Champion will be running the line of nitro engines in Australian racing and bring 16years of racing experience to Performa. Feel free to contact him either online or at the track.

Kyosho America appoint Cody King as Team Manager

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Long-time Kyosho International Team Driver Cody King, who delivered Kyosho’s eighth IFMAR 1:8 Off-Road World Championship, is adding another role to his dossier. Building on his passion for racing, Cody will be joining the Kyosho Team as Team Manager. With the number of fans he’s earned over the years, and the thousands of drivers with whom he’s raced, he’s going to be a welcome and popular face within the team and throughout the racing community.

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HB Racing welcome back Atsushi Hara

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HB Racing and Neidhart SA have announced the return of multi-time World Champion Atsushi Hara to their team. A.Hara will not only use the off-road and on-road range of HB Racing vehicles but he will also be involved in the development of new vehicles such as the forthcoming Touring Car and electronics for the brands HB Racing, Team Orion and Performa Racing. The famous employee of the Neidhart company will also take over the position as Sales Manager for Asia. As such, he will be responsible for the sale of all Neidhart brands in the Asian market. Interested dealers and distributors can reach Hara at the following address: Here is a short interview of A.Hara:

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Schumacher signs Jessica Pålsson

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Schumacher Racing have announced the signing of Jessica Pålsson to their team. Although only 16 Jessica has established herself as a top racer in Sweden and around Europe and we are extremely delighted to have her on board with the #SchumacherFamily. The Swedish Champion and EOS ‘A’ finalist will race the CAT L1 and Cougar Laydown buggies around Sweden and Europe including the IFMAR World Championships in Slovakia later this year. Jessica had the following to say:

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Jessica Pålsson parts way with Kyosho

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In a statement on her Facebook page, Jessica Pålsson announced her departure from long-time sponsors Kyosho. The partnership between Jessica and Kyosho had started 7 years ago at the 2012 Kyosho Masters in France. Thanks to Aki-san, former President of Kyosho and then Kyosho Germany and Kyosho Sweden, Jessica has been able to show her talent in her homeland but also throughout the world during major events. The lack of feeling with the MP10 and a change in the team spirit would be the main reasons for Jessica’s departure. Jessica had the following to say: 

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Atsushi Hara teams up with rcMart

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rcMart have announced the signing of the multi-time World Champion Atsushi Hara to their team. A.Hara will represent the RC megastore on the tracks and he will use Yeah Racing products, distributed by rcMart, on his rides for the 2019 and 2020 seasons.