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Video: EBIS (Easy Break in System)

The Easy Break In System has been the talk of the town recently and good friend of Neo, Ben Panic got his hands on one and made a great introductory video!

ROAR Nats: Place your bets!

With the ROAR Nats this weekend, it’s time to Vote who you think will take home the coveted title.

Will the reigning ROAR nitro buggy champion, Team Associated driver Spencer Rivkin take a surprise back to back win, or will Ryan Maifield maintain his amazing year and avenge his 2nd place finish by 7/10ths to Spencer from 2016 ? Is Ty Tessmann fully up to speed with his XRAY, or maybe Dakotah Phend looking to win on his home track. Vote Now!

 

Half-Year Driver ranking report

We’re almost halfway into the year (how did that happen?!) and it’s time for an inspired one-off Half-term/Year Scorecard since we don’t really agree with the ranking lists either 😉 

Hit up the link below to see who makes our ‘Top o’ the class’

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Ronnefalk’s Philippine Masters Vlog 2

David Ronnefalk shares his story from the opening two rounds of qualifying at the Philippine Masters event this weekend. See YouTube

JQ on THE Dirt’s track

Finland’s most famous export (after Kimi) has been busy on the keyboard during and after last weekend’s Dirt Nitro Challenge, most recently sharing his thoughts on a track some top pros called the hardest they’ve raced on.

There was a lot of crying and complaining about the track at DNC. A lot of tears were shed, a lot of feelings were hurt, a tremendous amount of arms were smashed, believe me.

I have given the organisers a hard time for the fact that they forgot to organise. I still haven’t seen results from the race. I probably never will. But The Dirt crew have one thing going for them. The track.

I feel like there were a few years where Joey got a bit lazy with the track. You arrived and thought, “that’s it, really?”. However, the last couple of years, the tracks have been really good, and specially this one. 

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Under the Hood: Ryan Maifield

Ryan Maifield – USA

Chassis: Mugen Seiki MBX7TR
Engine: REDS R7 Evoke v3.0
Tyres: JConcepts
Fuel: Flashpoint R/C
Radio & Servos: Sanwa M12S radio, MKS servos
Event: 2017 Dirt Nitro Challenge, USA

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Under the Hood: Dakotah Phend

Dakotah Phend – USA

Chassis: TLR 8IGHT 4.0
Engine: Reds Worlds Edition 2016
Fuel: VP Powermaster fuel
Tyres: AKA
Radio & Servos: Spektrum, Hitec HSB-9380TH
Body & Wing: Stock TLR
Event: 2017 Dirt Nitro Challenge, USA

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The Dirt Nitro Challenge Returns!

Oh those Arizona sunsets… how we long for you.

Once more the season cycle gets underway with our first flyaway race, the annual Dirt Nitro Challenge (or DNC) held at the Fear Farm RC Raceway in Phoenix, Arizona USA. NeoBuggy will be present at the event with live coverage and reports from Thursday directly with 1/8 Truck qualifying.

Here’s a little reminder of what’s to come later this week, tune in to Neo to see how all the winter silly season swaps pan out with the likes of Ty Tessmann entering his first ‘big race’ under the XRAY banner, Ryan Maifield now in post TLR-Exile with Mugen Seiki, World Champion David Ronnefalk and defending Champion Ryan Cavalieri both now wheeling JConcepts rubber and the return of Robert Batlle to the DNC after missing the event for many years. It’s gonna be good!

Re-Watch last year’s Final