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Hupo Honigl doubles at Mibosport Cup Rd5

See: XRAY

The final round of Mibosport Cup series took place last weekend in Hrotovice. for this 5th round, the organizers prepared a great but really challenging track. In 2wd qualifications, Hupo Honigl TQed all three rounds while in 4wd it was Kaja Novotny who took the overall TQ. In 2wd finals, Hupo took easy win in A1. In A2 Kaja took the lead in the first lap, but in the end of the run Hupo made it back to the first place and took the overall win. In A3 Kaja took his revanche and grabbed the win.

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Entries open for the NORDIC Contest

See: The Nordic Contest

Italian company Bittydesign have announced that the entries are open for the NORDIC Contest. This big event is also the EFRA Euro A Warm-up and will therefore welcome many drivers. By the way, the Brushless class is already full (but you can still register as reserve). There are still some spots available in Nitro so hurry up to get your place! The deadline to pay your Entry fee is set to April 20th. To register to the race please click here.

Paul Sinclair doubles at 2017 Tennessee Winterchamps

See: X Factory

Last weekend Thunder RC hosted the 2017 Tennessee Winterchamps in Nashville. Owner Robert Dirla plans to replace his dirt with a carpet off-road track, so this was likely the last trophy race on their wonderful yellow river-bottom dirt. X Factory’s Paul Sinclair took the pole position in both 2wd modified buggy and 2wd mod Short Course. Paul said:

“In 2wd buggy Jeremy Daniels challenged me all weekend. We swapped TQ runs through qualifying, each pushing the other faster, and I was able to lay down the only 25 lap run of the weekend to finally secure the #1 grid spot.”

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Noah Dickerson wins Pro Buggy at 2017 Ice Breaker

See: XRAY

Last weekend took place the 2017 Ice Breaker at the Indy RC World indoor track in Garland, Texas. In Pro Buggy Adam Drake took the TQ but in the 45 minutes final it was XRAY’s Noah Dickerson who took the lead from lap 13 to lap 90, and despite two flameouts in the pits, he was able to catch up to Tyler Hooks and take the win on the last lap. Tyler Hooks in second, Jake Dellinger in third, Hunter LaFlower in four and Adam Drake in five rounded out the top five.

Nicolas Bregante wins at Metropolitan Champs Rd1

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This past weekend was held the first round of the metropolitan championship at the speed paradise track in Argentina. The event was held in five classes among them Buggy Open, Buggy Master and Pro Buggy. In Pro Buggy it was XRAY’s Nicolas Bregante who took the win in front of Fernando Villamil in second and Lucas Lemes in third. In Master, his teammate Federico Occhiuzi grabbed the win from Matias Diaz in second and Javier Cataldo in third. In Open, Emilio Iacobucci took the victory in front of Maximiliano Wigley and Lucas Gallito in second and third respectively. 

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Adam Drake doubles at Ice Breaker

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This past weekend was held the Ice Breaker at Indy R/C World In Garland, Texas. Mugen Seiki driver Adam Drake took the TQ in Nitro Buggy and E-Buggy. The Drake will continue its momentum by wining the 45 minute truggy final and also the E-Buggy class.

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Potter & Shank win at Top Gun Off-Road Carpet Shootout

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This past weekend was held the Top Gun Offroad Carpet Shootout at the Benton County Fairgrounds. There was 4 rounds of qualifying with rocket round format being used. Jade Russell took the TQ in 2WD and Darren Shank in 4WD. In 2wd Buggy, the racing was really tight and close from front to back. Tekin’s Jeremy Potter was able to take the win in A1 and A3 to secure the overall victory. Austin Azure and Karson Russell rounded out the podium.

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Singapore’s Urban Astro Buggy Champs Rd3 report

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The third round of the Singapore’s Urban Astro Buggy Championships was held this past weekend. This was concurrently a Singapore national series points scoring event. In the 2WD Buggy Class, the battle for TQ between Esmail Apandi, Dennis Chiang and Kum Yew would come down to the 3rd qualifying round. Despite running in the earlier group, Esmail master the slightly wet conditions to secure overall TQ with a scintillating run in Q3.

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