Racing News

Jonathan & Carson Yeung crowned M.K. Power Champions

The sixth and final round of the 2018 M.K.Power off-road championships was held at the XMG Racing track in Dongguan, China. Racers from Korea, mainland China, Taiwan, Macau as well as Hong Kong attended the race. The series was held in six rounds were the best five out of six rounds counted for the overall ranking in the Nitro Buggy class. For the Nitro Truggy class it was the three best out of four rounds counted. In qualify rounds, Jonathan and Carson Yeung (Tekno RC) set the TQ in Nitro Buggy and Nitro Truggy respectively. They also making new best records in qualify round for both classes.

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Graham Alsop wins at HNMC Winter Series Rd8

Source: Lewis Jones RC (Facebook) 

The eighth round of the Herts RC Models Winter Series was held last weekend in sunny but super cold conditions. After three rounds of qualifying Lewis Jones (Team Associated) set the overall TQ by winning two of three rounds. The final was run in super slick conditions and was only a 15-minute run because the sun was beginning to fade. L.Jones and Graham Alsop (HB Racing) managed to get away after a mistake from Callum Niblett (XRAY) in the first lap. From there L.Jones managed about a 4 second gap until he made three mistakes on the tricky left hand side in the last five laps which ultimately cost him the win. G.Alsop took the opportunity to seize the victory from L.Jones while C.Niblett came in third.

Tebo & Lutz win at 2019 SIC

Source: Jared Tebo (Facebook) & Nemo Racing USA

The 2019 Southern Indoor Championships were held in Autaugaville, Alabama over the weekend with over 500 entries. Jared Tebo (Tekno) took the overall TQ in the Pro Nitro Buggy class while Ryan Lutz (Agama) set the TQ in the Pro Nitro Truggy class. The track conditions were crazy for the finals and in the 30-minute Pro Nitro Buggy final after some great fights it was J.Tebo who grabbed the win from Cole Ogden (HB Racing) in second and Evan Vail (Team Associated) in third. In the Pro Nitro Truggy final R.Lutz was able to take the win in font of J.Tebo and E.Vail in second and third respectively.

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DieHard RC Winter Carpet Series Rd6 report

See: ORCA

The sixth round of the DieHard RC Winter Carpet Off-road Series was held at DieHard RC indoor track in Snohomish, Washington over the weekend. The event attracted 193 entries and in the 2WD Modified Buggy class it was Tyler Wilbur who set the TQ but in the finals it was Kody Knudtson (Team Associated) who took the win from Team Associated duo of John Walentia and T.Wilbur in second and third respectively.

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Joseph Quagraine TQs & Wins at Vietnam International Open Race 2019

See: JQ Racing

Last weekend was held the Vietnam International Open Race 2019 at the Vietnam L.A track in Can Giuoc, near Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon). The race attracted local racers and also some top guns such as Joseph Quagraine (JQ Racing) and Yuichi Kanai (Kyosho). JQ was able to grab the TQ and took a commanding victory in the hour-long nitro buggy final by a lap from Thailand driver Paphon Chanyasak (Mugen) while Y.Kanai would take third a further lap down.

Entries open for HB Racing European Race Days

See: HB Racing

World Champion brand HB Racing have announced that the entries are open for their European Race Days. The event will be held at the famous ARCF42 track near Lyon, France from 5th to 7th April. The race will be held in the Nitro Buggy and E-buggy classes exclusively with HB Racing rides. Spec tyres (HB Racing Megabite, Compound Yellow) will be included in the entry. Friday is free practice and the racing is on Saturday & Sunday. To register to the race please click here.

Team Associated EP Champ Rd2 report

The second round of the Team Associated Electric Buggy Championships were held at the Alliance RC indoor track in Sanxia, Taiwan. The event was held in the 2WD Stock, 2WD Modified, 4WD Modified and also 1/14 4WD classes. A total of 47 drivers, including a Japanese driver, attended these exciting action packed races. In the 4WD Modified class Sun Da De took the TQ but in the finals it was Wang Zi Jue (SWORKz) who brought home the win from Tang Ji-Feng (Team Associated) in second and Chen Yi-Ting (Yokomo) in third. In 2WD Modified it was Zhou Guang- Hao who took the overall TQ and the win while in 2WD Stock it was Lin Jian-Fa who set the TQ and grabbed the win. In the 1/14 4WD class it was the LC Racing team who finished at the first three spots.

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Bradley Baird TQs & Wins at Navan Nitro Nuts Series Rd6

See: JQ Racing

The sixth round of the Irish Winter Navan Nitro Nuts Series was held over the weekend. Bradley Baird (JQ Racing) would sweeps the nitro buggy class. He took the overall TQ and never looked back setting fastest lap after fastest lap to take an impressive win in the 30-minute final. Barkley Abernathy (Agama) came in second one lap down while Jimmy Chan (Kyosho) rounded out the top 3.