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Paul Ciccarello signs with XRAY


XRAY have announced that US driver Paul Ciccarello is joining the RCAmerica and XRAY Factory Team to race the XRAY XB8, XB8E, XB2 & XB4 platforms. Former Serpent driver will attend regional, national and international races including ROAR 1/10 El. off-road Nationals, The Dirt Nitro Challenge, PNB, The Reedy Race, Fall Brawl and many other races in USA. Paul says:

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Cj Jelin & XRAY/RC America part ways

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XRAY/RC America have announced the departure of the 2018 Worlds finalist Cj Jelin. This surprising separation ends a collaboration that will have lasted barely a year after the announcement of CJ’s factory driver status. Here are the statements from XRAY/RC America, XRAY team manager Gord Tessmann and Cj:

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Be part of the team 2019 Tekin driver

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The 2019 season is just around the corner and there are positions open for racers, rock racers and scale enthusiasts at Tekin. Tekin value dedicated individuals that are genuinely outgoing and wish to represent the brand on local, regional, national and international stages. This means more than just placing well at events or being the fastest; both are great qualities but not the only things Tekin look for in a driver. As a member of the team you represent Tekin both online and at any events you attend, which means others will approach you with questions and seek your help and advice. If you think you are a good fit for their team, gather up your Snap Shot content and Team Driver Application and send them in! You could very well be the next Tekin driver.

Answer-RC appoints Stu Wood as 1/10 SWORKz UK Team Manager

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Answer-RC Distribution have announced that Stu Wood have been appointed as their new SWORKz Team Manager in UK for the 1/10 class. Stu brings years of experience and team building and will be a great asset to have for all drivers currently running or looking to make the move to SWORKz. Fell free to come over to him and have a chat wherever you may find him.

Craig Collinson teams up with XRAY


XRAY have announced the signing of UK driver Craig Collinson to their factory team to race the XRAY XB2 & XB4 platforms. The multi-time Schumacher Masters Series champion and BRCA National winner will attend regional, national and international races including BRCA Nationals, a selection of BRCA regionals, the Schumacher Masters Series and the Bury Winter Series.

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David Snee signs with Kyosho

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Kyosho Europe have announced the signing of David Snee to their UK team. David will compete using the Kyosho RB7 and soon to be released ZX7 starting this weekend at NEAM’s winter series. The multiple European and national A finalist will be a great asset to the team as Kyosho continue to strengthen his 1/10th driver line up. His cars will be powered by HMX & Team Orion electronics, so feel free to pop over and chat to David if you see him trackside regarding any help or advise. David had the following to say:

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Ed Kerry joins PR Racing

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PR Racing and Inside Line Racing have announced the signing of Ed Kerry to their team. Ed brings a wealth of experience to the team, racing in the South East region and having made multiple National A finals, he will be competing in the BRCA National series in 2019. If you need advice and set up tips don’t be afraid to ask.

“I am very pleased to be joining PR Racing and I am looking forward to driving both the 2wd Type R and the new SB401-R. These cars were a joy to build and I can’t wait to get out on the track” – Ed Kerry

Eddie Laret appointed as Serpent west coast team manager

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Serpent America have announced the signing of longtime rc racer Eddie Laret. Eddie will now take on new role as the Serpent West Coast Team Manager. Eddie will be working closely with the current team. As the silly season approaches he will be looking to expand the current roster of drivers across the west coast. Please send all resumes to