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Tommy Hinz joins XRAY

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XRAY have announced the signing of Tommy Hinz to their factory team. The Reedy Race of Champions runner up and Summer Indoor Nationals Champion will use 1/10 and 1/8 platforms in 2018 in all major regional and national races including ROAR Nationals, IFMAR Worlds and Silver State. Tommy had the following to say:

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Cole Ogden continues with REDS

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REDS Racing have announced that Cole Ogden has re-signed his contract for 2018 and 2019 racing season. REDS had this to say:

“REDS Racing are very pleased about the re-confirmation of his involvement in our team especially after the results achieved and many years of development together. Cole has been racing with REDS Racing products for many years now and we are happy to continue for other 2 years.”

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Celian Rousset joins 6MIK

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6MIK have announced the signing of Celian Rousset to their team team. The Euro B finalist already campaigning a HB Racing vehicle and Team Orion engine, both distribued by 6MIK and he will now use products and accessories from the french company in the French National championship, GPs and Cups in the 2018 season.

Joan Espasa continues with 6MIK

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French brand 6MIK have announced the contract extension with the spanish driver Joan Espasa. After some success on racing scene last year, Joan will use the new range of 6MIK’s tyres with the already successful Barracuda and brand new Ultra rims and close cell inserts and of course the Optima range of products during the 2018 season.

Jirka Mára joins SWORKz & TPRO

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MW RC Cars have announced the signing of Jirka Mára to the teams SWORKz and TPRO. The Czech driver will attend all major local and regional events, as well as the Czech Nationals and some international races, running SWORKz 1/10 and 1/8 buggies with TPRO tyres. Jirka had the following to say:

“I am very happy to join the SWORKz team, where I will race 1/8 and 1/10 class. I will attend National and International races. I look forward to the first race, which is going to be a great experience with the new brand“

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Adam Drake signs with ProTek RC

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ProTek have officially announced the signing of Adam Drake to their factory team. Adam needs no introduction nor a list of his accomplishments or accolades, The Drake name stands by itself. Adam will use ProTek RC products in his Mugen rides in major national and international events.

Griffin Hanna Bullitt powered for 2018

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Nemo Racing USA have announced the signing of Griffin Hanna to the Bullitt engine team for the 2018 season. The American driver will use Bullitt engines in their HB Racing rides at events throughout the USA. Griffin has the following to say:

“We would like to thank Billy Tylaska for giving us the opportunity to run Bullitt engines!!! We had a chance to run the Bullitt B-221 engine in the buggy with the Beta 2106 pipe&header.Very impressed with the power and how well it idled. It sounds like a old school 2 stroke 125😎 We just broke in the B-222 engine in the new HB truggy with the same pipe&header. We will run this in two weeks and I’m sure it’s gonna be just as fast!!!”

Tekin sign Matt Chambers

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Tekin have announced the signing of Matt Chambers to their factory team. Matt brings experience, race results, and healty clean competitive nature to the race track. Matt will use his Tekin RSX Gen3 powered Kyosho rides in major events in US. Team manager Randy Pike stated:

“I’ve known Matt for years, and have always admired his resolve and calm while at the races. He’s always competitive and prepared which shows in his results.”