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Alex Zanchettin confirmed at the Buggy Summer Cup 2K18

See: Hot Race Tyres

Hot Race Tyres have announced that the European podium finisher and 2014 World finalist Alex Zanchettin confirmed his presence at the Buggy Summer Cup 2k18 in the Invitational class. Alex will be added at the six already know, many more will be presented during next days. The event will have a max of 16 invitational drivers with a super fun race format. Registration are open since one week, and the 75% of free spots are already booked, so only almost 25 spots available, dont’ miss the race and do your registration and will attend the event.

Jesper Rasmussen doubles at Danish Nats Rd4

Source: Jesper RasmussenFrederik Hovgaard (Facebook)

Last weekend was held the fourth round of the Danish 1/10 Buggy Nationals at the GRC track in mixed weather conditions. Team Associated driver Jesper Rasmussen was able to take the overall TQ in 2WD and 4WD and also the win by winning A1 and A2 finals in both classes. In the 2WD class Yokomo duo of Frederik Hovgaard and Lasse Bak came in second and third while in 4WD it was Bak who finished in second and Hovgaard in third.

4wd podium here

Euro-B support for Alpha drivers

See: Alpha Plus

Alpha Plus have announced that Alpha Italy Distributor-Planet Racing Modellismo, and Alpha UK team manager-Jon Dell will provide full support, help, tips or tricks with setting up your Alpha engine to all Alpha drivers at the 1/8 Euro B Championship.

Ty Tessmann #1 at Top 25 Rankings

See: Top 25 RC

There are changes all over the Top 25 Ranking following ROAR Nationals, Euro Warm-up, and Manufacturers Cup. Ty Tessmann dominated the ROAR Nationals, taking the TQ and win after defending Spencer Rivkin’s late charge using a different pit strategy. In similar fashion, Davide Ongaro took a convincing TQ and win at the Euro Warm-up race followed by current world champion David Ronnefalk. Former World #1 Ryan Maifield took the win at the Manufacturers Cup, but had an unfortunate 15th place finish at the ROAR nationals after a flame out while leading the semi. When the dust all settled it was Ty Tessmann That took over the World #1 Ranking.

HNMC raises £850 at the Summer Series Rd4


With the passing of a few racers over the last few years the HNMC club decided to hold a round of its summer series with all the money going to charity.

“Stephen Brunsden who sadly past away had been a diehard supporter of HNMC and I cannot remember an event that he had not attended his family chose Sue Ryder to the beneficiary from the event. Sue Ryder had cared for Stephen in his last few days of his life. We also remember Barnard Wija and Peter Stevens again supports of the club and RC community we all miss you guys.”

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Pontus Larsson sweeps Procircuit race

Source: Pontus RC Larsson (Facebook)

This past weekend was held the Procircuit race at Botkyrka, Sweden. In the Nitro Buggy qualifications Serpent driver Pontus Larsson took the overall TQ. Larsson took also a commanding victory in the 45-minute final by three laps from Fredrick Cederberg (Mugen) whilst Micke Svensson (Serpent) came in third.

Valls & Martinez win at Catalan Champs Rd3

See: Modelix Racing

Last weekend was held the third round of the Catalan Championships at the Pitline RC Montbrió track in Tarragona, Spain. In the nitro buggy final it was Alex Valls (Mugen) who took the win from Mugen duo of Pol Hemando Ors in second and Dani Batlle in third. In the E-buggy class Alex Martinez brought home the win from Jaume Fíguls (Mugen) and Juanma Lerma in second and third respectively.

E-buggy podium here

Jean-Pierrick Sartel wins at French 1/8 Buggy regional


Last weekend was held a regional race at the LMA track in Beuvry-la-Forêt, France. Despite two months without racing in 1/8 Nitro and a bit of nervosity Jean-Pierrick Sartel (XRAY) was able to take the overall TQ and then the win in the 30-minute final from Jerome Sartel (TLR) in second and Malcolm Roquet (HB Racing) in third.