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2015 Jakes RC Pro Am Showdown

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This past weekend hosted the annual Jakes RC Pro Am Showdown at Jakes RC in Topeka, Kansas. The event is known to be one of the largest in the area, however, a record number of entries (150+) gathered from surrounding states to push this year’s event over the top. Jakes RC is a unique facility located in the back half of a popular tattoo shop (Absolute Tattoo) in the heart of downtown Topeka. Organizers provided racers with an impressive racing surface including a giant wall ride, big air supercross style catapult finish line, rhythm section, and more.  Read more…

RC Racing TV partners NeoX

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NeoX Organisers are pleased to announce that RC Racing TV will be Broadcasting NeoX  – the event known as the “Indoor Worlds” Live and for free Worldwide from the 3rd to 6th April 2015.

Taking place at the prestigious Harper Adams Agricultural University, England. NeoX will see the top ranked professionals & racers from around the world compete over 4 days for both 1/8th Nitro & E-Buggy Championship titles.

RC Racing TV, the official media partners of European RC federation ‘EFRA’, will utilise the latest broadcast equipment, bringing HD Multi Camera broadcasting with Live on–screen timing,  Mobile cameras, pitlane cam, commentary, replays and more, for free anywhere on in the world via You Tube across the whole event.

NeoBuggy.net , The Neo Race and RC Racing TV have a long history together starting back in 2006, with the 2nd Neo event being covered comprehensively on the Television show and also proving exceptionally popular on YouTube (with over 1.3 Million Views of the finals highlights!) The event featured on our TV show for many years after that, but this year will be the first time we will provide the live webstream.

Philip Mortstedt  of NeoBuggy  had this to say “I’m pleased to have RC Racing TV onboard, exclusively live webcasting NeoX – The 10th anniversary of The Neo Race – having worked with Nick & the team over many years I’ve been impressed with their work and looking forward to the high standards they will set. I’m confident with the combination ofDXR’s track building talents, the highest calibre entry list & RC Racing TV we will put on a great show together.

Nick Daman from RC Racing said. “ I am more than delighted that we can work once again with the fantastic team who put on the Neo Race.  I’ve always loved the event ever since I competed (exceptionally unsuccessfully) in 2006! The whole team is looking to bring you all the action from the “indoor Worlds” , for free and with the professional style the RC Racing TV has become synonymous with over our several seasons of Live Streaming all the EFRA European Championships.”

We’ll have a complete broadcast schedule nearer the event, on www.rcracing.tv  and all the information on NeoX can be found at www.TheNeoRace.com

Reeves takes two at HNMC Rd.10

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Wet weather in the UK once again forced HNMC Winter Series organizers to resort to astro turf racing instead of dirt for Round 10. A close battle in qualifying saw Jamie Clancy and Simon Reeves fighting for the number one spot. Clancy would clinch TQ, but Reeves would retaliate to take the overall A-Final win. Jamie Reeks and Steve Johnson would finish out the Nitro Buggy podium for the day. Reeves would also go on to win the E-Buggy class Final ahead of Richard Cousin and Ian Fuller.

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EFRA 1/8 Grand Prix Noeux Les Mines

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The Carca of Noeux Mines has organized and invites all to join for the EFRA Grand Prix Noeux Les Mines 1/8 TT on April 10-12, 2015. The event will take place at the circuit of ZI No. 1, rue Lavoisier in Noeux Les Mines. More details and pre-entry is available HERE.

Terzis wins RaceRC Champs Rd.1

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RaceRC has created a new 1/8 buggy championship in Greece, which started off by gathering 30 drivers from all over Greece to do battle. The race took place at DTR (Dirt Track Rethimno), and made for a spectacular day of racing. In the end, Panagiotis Terzis took flawless race win ahead of Alex Anapoliotakis in second and Thanos Makropoulos third.

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Griffin Hanna wins at Motorama

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The 2015 Motorama was once again held in a 15 acre indoor complex in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. 2 different tracks, one for 1/10 and one for 1/8 scale. Each track had maxed out at 350 entries a piece! The 1/8 track had 95 racers in E Buggy and 50 in E Truggy. 3 rounds of qualifying with the 2 best runs seating you for the triple A-mains.

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Ali Alsherzi tops RCCCK Rd. 5

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Round 5 of the RCCCK was held last Friday in Kuwait. Ali Alsherazi topped the pro class with his Bullitt powered Kyosho MP9 TKI3, followed by the UK ambassador James Laken with his Ninja powered XRAY XB8. Nawaf Alabdulrazaq with his Bullitt powered XRAY XB8 would finish third. 

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2015 Tennessee State Championship

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ROCCK Racing is set to once again host the Tennessee State Championship. This year’s event will take place March 21, 2015 with appearances by Mugen’s Shay Brand, Serpent’s Dylan Gerard, AE’s Mark Moon, DNC +40 winner Mo Denton, and more! This year’s event sold out in only 4 days! If you’re looking to see some of the midwest’s finest offroad R/C racing, visit ROCCK Racing on March 21, 2015!

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Cruz wins Canary Champs Rd.2

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The second round of Canary Island Championship took place on February 15. It was sunny weather with an average temperature of 22 °. XRAY’s Cristian Artiles Cruz drove a flawless final to take the overall win ahead of fellow drivers Cristo Gonzales Perez and Leandro Romano Pulido. 

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INTECH & Schäfer win in Germany

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The KIM2015 SK-Lauf Gruppe Süd 1/10 ORE event was held this past weekend in Germany. The event included a wide range of classes, and provided a great day of racing. In the short course truck class, it was Tamar Schäfer who found his way to the top step of the podium. Kevin Steiner would follow a close second, with Thomas Strasser finishing up third.

Source: INTECH