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Baldo brothers leave Kyosho


Bryan and Oscar Baldo have announced that they were leaving Kyosho after a slightly more than 2 years of partnership. This teamwork has led to many solid results at the Spanish Championship but also at events such as the Montpellier GP and the European Championship. At this moment Bryan and Oscar have not given any information about their next sponsor.

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Schumacher sign Joni Skidmore

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Schumacher Racing have announced the signing of Joni Skidmore to their team. The top UK racer will be primed and ready to go, as soon as racing resumes with his Cougar Laydown and CAT L1 EVO ride’s.

I am so pleased and excited to be joining the #SchumacherFamily for the foreseeable future, the cars are super competitive at the races and the support from the team is great too. Big thanks to Robin, Muz and Trish for making all this happen, hopefully see you all at the track soon for some big air and some even bigger whips. – Joni Skidmore

Reno Savoya joins Konect

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Dominic Bauer joins Team Associated & RUDDOG

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RUDDOG Distribution have announced the signing of the current Austrian 1/8th nitro Buggy Champion Dominic Bauer to their team and the Austrian Team Associated team. He will use the new RC8B3.2, as well as the new RUDDOG RNX21.3 nitro engine with RUDDOG pipes and accessories from the German company.

Felix Koegler appointed as JQRacing France Team Rep.

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JQRacing have announced the appointment of Felix Koegler as the Team Representative in France. Felix has been running the cars for a few months now; learning a lot and becoming a focal point of the Donuts Racing family and French JQRacing Team, alongside French Team Manager Arnaud Vialle.

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Max Hesse joins REDS Racing

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REDS Racing have announced the addition of Max Hesse to their team. The German racer will attend major events in 2020 with his REDS-powered SWORKz S35-4 ride.

Kohta Akimoto teams up with Hobbywing

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Hobbywing have announced the signing of Kohta Akimoto to their Japanese team. The former Team Orion racer will use the XeRUN XR10 PROV4-G2 speed controller and the XeRun-V10 BLACK G3/R motors on his Kyosho rides with Sunpadow LiPo batteries at some major races in Japan such as the JMRCA Off road Stock Championship to be held in June at RC maniax Arena.

Gens ACE sign Jörn Neumann

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Gens ACE have announced the signing of World champion and 8-time European Champion Jörn Neumann to their factory racing team. The German driver will use the Gens ACE ”Redline“ racing series battery at National and International events in 2020 season.