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Simon Moss teams up with Serpent

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Serpent have announced that UK top-driver Simon Moss joins the team Serpent for the 1/10 scale 2wd and 4wd buggy classes. Simon will bring his performance level and experience to the growing team, and help all Serpent drivers to get the most out of their cars at regionals and nationals. Simon will work together with the design team at Serpent and with Tony Evdoka the UK distributor on the Spyder SRX2 and Spyder SDX4. Simon has the following to says:

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Marek Schiller signs with PR Racing

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PR Racing have announced the signing of Czech Republic driver Marek Schiller to their team. Marek will use PR Racing product in the Czech 1/10 Off-road Nationals and Mibosport Cup in the 2017 season. Marek stated:

“I’m really happy to be a part of the PR Racing team and I’m also glad to help with the growth of their brand in Europe. It’s exciting to work with their products!”

Serpent’s statement regarding Neumann case

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Yesterday we informed you that Jörn Neumann did a post on his Facebook page announcing that he was leaving Serpent. Following his announcement Ronald Baar from Serpent sent us this statement:

“We are surprised and offended by this publication as his 3-year contract with Serpent ends only 1 februari 2018. We dont accept such inappropriate behavior and look for legal advice. In the meantime all rc racing activities of Neumann are suspended. Serpent deals with these maters internally only normally, but Neumann’s Facebook post makes this statement necessary. We expect to deal with the remainder of this case internally.”

Tyler Jones signs with Fantom Racing

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Fantom Racing have announced the signing of young talent Tyler Jones to their Factory race team. Tyler is a past ROAR Jr National Champion who is now showing up in A-mains all over the United States. Most recently Jones was the Top Qualifier in the Open 2WD Buggy division at the Reedy Race Of Champions and finished on the podium 3rd overall. Tyler and his Fantom powered TLR vehicles will race for a title this August at the ROAR 1/10th Electric Off Road Nationals in Maryland.

Jörn Neumann leaves Serpent

Source: Jörn Neumann (Facebook)

Star German driver Jörn Neumann has surprisingly announced a shock departure from Serpent via Facebook. In his statement the multi-time European champion indicating an uncertain future even calling into question his future as an RC driver, news that will rapidly raise eyebrows around the RC community.

“Today I need to announce that my relationship with Serpent has come to an end. We archieved great success together, with taking the European Championship title in 4WD last year as the highlight. I would like to take the opportunity to thank everyone at Serpent and 2-Speed for the support they gave me during that time. At this point in my life things have recently changed. Let’s see how the future will be for me beside and on the racing track.”

Ryan Maifield’s apologizes

Source: Ryan Maifield ( Facebook)

Ryan Maifield made a statement on Facebook about his nervousness resulted in the breakage of his transmitter during the buggy final at the ROAR Nationals. Ryan said:

“I’ve thought this over for a few days and it’s time to say something about my actions at the ROAR Nationals during the buggy final. First and foremost, I want to apologize to my fellow competitors, I’m sure that was a distraction to them and that is my main regret.

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Michal Orlowski signs with Arrowmax

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Arrowmax have announced the signing of Schumacher factory driver Michal Orlowski to their team. The Euro Champion will be using Arrowmax tools and accessories for the coming years. Michal had the following to say:

“I am very pleased to join the Arrowmax racing team. It will be a pleasure for me to use their wide range of tools and setup accessories to prepare my cars. I am looking forward to working with them in the future!”

Ryan Petitt teams up with SOAR Racing USA

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SOAR Racing USA have announced the signing of Ryan Petitt to their team. Ryan has advanced very quickly in the short time he has been racing 1/8 buggies and is very helpful at the tracks and a great guy to have fun with while at the races. If you have any questions about the SOAR 998 TD1 buggies, stop by and have a chat with him. Ryan stated:

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