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Hot Race Tyres: what’s happening??

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You can do this kind of thing only if you have a huge passion for your work. The “risk is there” but the desire, the dedication, the ambitions are much more strong! 2020 is coming, and I’m very very excited for what is happening. 🤔🤔 what’s happening?? – Nicola Marrone, HRT owner

Camden Lime teams up with SWORKz


SWORKz have announced the signing of the young and talented US racer Camden Lime to their Factory team. The former HB Racing driver will be running SWORKz’s 1/10th and 1/8th off-road vehicles at major National and international events in the next years.

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David Ronnefalk new #1 at EFRA Nitro Buggy dynamic ranking list


The EFRA released the dynamic ranking list for the Nitro Buggy class at the end of the 2019 season. David Ronnefalk managed to climb to the top of the ranking to the detriment of Davide Ongaro, who lost a spot mainly due to his under-performance at the 2019 Euros in Italy. Robert Batlle after a consistent season is still in third. The most impressive progression is that of Burak Kilic who made a huge leap of 39 places thanks to his podium at the Euros. He is ranked at the edge of the top 10.

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2020 MODX RC Team applications now open


MODX RC is currently seeking drivers for 1/10 scale off-road, on-road, rock crawling, and U4 for the upcoming 2020 season. If you are interested in joining their team for 2020, please submit an email with your resume to their team manager at

Skjöldebrand & Larsson join NettoRC/Team Associated

Source: NettoRC

NettoRC and Team Associated have announced that Wilhelm Skjöldebrand and Lukas Larsson will be part of the Swedish Factory Team for Team Associated. Wilhelm “Wille” Skjöldebrand has performed for many years at the top of many many competitions in Sweden together with his father and is now ready to take the next step in his career. The Swedish 2WD Champion will compete in the 1/10th and 1/8th Buggy classes in the Nordic and Europe.

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Mauro Ongaro appointed as new Italian 1/8 Off-road Team Manager

See: Ruddog Distribution

German Team Associated distributor Ruddog Distribution have appointed Mauro Ongaro, mechanic of the current World Champion Davide Ongaro, as their new Team Manager and race support for the Team Associated 1/8 off-road drivers in Italy. He will attend all rounds of the Italian Nationals as well as several other major events.

Join the World Champion HB Racing Team!

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HB Racing is looking for dedicated, hard working racers that want to take their race program to the next level. Multiple levels of sponsorship mean there’s a variety of spots open on the HB Racing team… from club racers to World Champions. And there’s a clear path to the top, with the right skills and dedication you can make it happen.

If you’re interested in joining the HB Racing Team please send your race resume with results from the past 2 years to your nearest HB Racing Team Manager.

Click here to find the contact details of the team managers.

Scott Walker appointed JQ Racing Europe Team Manager

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During the last couple of years JQRacing has enjoyed steady growth in the United States, while the European presence has been dwindling. This is set to change now, with RC Streamline/Donuts Racing taking over the JQ Racing Europe Warehouse last year, becoming a hub for JQRacing dealers and drivers, offering parts and support to the continent. Now JQ Racing also has a European Team Manager, someone to work on uniting all the national teams, and creating a more productive and fun team environment.

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