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Bruno Coelho signs 8 years contrat with XRAY


XRAY have announced that the World and European champion Bruno Coelho has re-signed with XRAY for the next 8 years and will be part of the team in 2017 until 2024. Bruno is a multi-talented RC car driver racing all classes and in the 2017 season will attend both off-road and on-road races and will race with T4, NT1, RX8, XB4, XB2, XB8 & XB8E. Bruno will in 2017 participate in all regional, national and international races including World Championship 1/8 On-road, World Championship 1/10 Off-road electric, European Championships, The Neo Race, XRAY Racing Series and many other. Bruno has the following to say:

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Jean-Pierrick Sartel teams up with Modelix

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Modelix Racing have announced the signing of French front runner Jean-Pierrick Sartel to their world racing team. “JP” is a very promising and talented French driver that will be runing and helping on the development of the Procircuit tyres, Ultimate engines and other Ultimate Racing products.

Cody King powered by NitroPro Fuel

Cody King has announced on facebook that he would use NitroPro Fuel for the 2017 racing season and beyond. Cody has the following to say about the deal:

“I’m very picky about what fuel I put through my engines, so I chose the best quality stuff I could find. I have been testing and running NitroPro fuel for awhile now, and I have to say I’m very pleased. The consistency, mileage, and performance is impressive. Thank you to Anthony and everyone at NitroPro for the opportunity. I’m really looking forward to the future and the upcoming racing season.”

Dakotah Phend joins REDS Racing

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REDS Racing have announced that multiple champion Dakotah Phend has joined REDS Racing Team for 2017 and 2018 season. Dakotah will be using REDS nitro engines and will be attending the most important competitions. REDS Racing is looking forward to the future seasons. Dakotah had this to say:

“I’m very excited to be representing REDS nitro for the 2017-2018 season. The whole REDS team strives to continue to improve on their products and is fully dedicated to making the best engines on the market!”

Marco Natale joins Mugen Seiki Europe

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Mugen Seiki Europe welcomed Marco Natale to their international Racing Team. The Italian ace will use the MBX7R Nitro and Eco throughout Italian national races, as well as on major, international events. Marco had the following to say :

” I am very happy with this new adventure, thanks to Mugen Seiki Europe giving me this great opportunity. The quality and performance of Mugen Seiki cars made an easy decision for me to join. I am very proud to be part of Team Mugen Seiki “

Juan Clavijo joins Agama

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Agama Racing have announced the signing of andalucian driver Juan Clavijo to their team. Juan will use both Agama A215E and A215SV, Reds Racing engines and 6Mik tyres. He will provide tech support to all drivers coming in Andalucia. Juan has already begun to run with his new package at the Andalucía Brushless championship where he made a good start by TQing the rounds of qualifying and finishing at the third position in the main final.

Yokomo sign Ryan Maifield

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Yokomo have announced that top-ranked off-road specialist, Ryan Maifield has joined their factory team. Bringing to the team a wealth of knowledge and experience in all facets of off-road racing, Ryan will play an integral role in helping Yokomo develop their vehicles to be better suited to North American style tracks, and serving as brand ambassador attending numerous events throughout the US, Europe and Asia. Ryan Maifield had the following to say: 

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Yuchi Kanai continues with REDS

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REDS Racing have announced that Yuichi Kanai has re-signed his contract with REDS. REDS are very pleased about the re-confirmation of his involvement in their team especially with his experience in 1/8 Buggy class. Yuichi had the following  to say:

“For 2017 and 2018 I have chosen to continue with Reds. I am really happy to be a part of REDS Racing. The quality and performance of the engines made an easy decision for me to continue.”