Racing News

Riccardo Berton clinches 2015 Italian National Title


Riccardo Berton (Kyosho,Team Orion,Aka) wins the 3rd round of the Italian AMSCI National Championship held at Fermo this weekend, and takes home the Italian national title for 2015! Davide Ongaro (Mugen, LRP, ProCircuit) crosses the line in second, with Marco Baruffolo (TLR, Picco, AKA) taking 3rd on the podium.

Kyle McBride takes home 2015 Queensland State Championship win


See: Team Associated
Pine Hills Dirt Racing hosted the 2015 Queensland State Championships this past weekend in Australia. The track provided a very large, very fast, and very grippy race track. Team Associated’s Kyle McBride set the pace in qualifying, taking the overall TQ. He went on to win the final by 2-laps over second place, clinching the Queensland State Championship.


ARC ModelSport announces ‘THE PURGE’

THE Purge Leaflet

ARC ModelSport is pleased to present a new one-off race happening on the 20th of September; THE PURGE. This is a Cash Prize event, for Nitro Buggies, Truggies, and Electric Buggies. £20 Entry fee, £8 of which goes to the Cash Prize Fund, this means 100 entries = £800 Cash Prize Fund! The Event will take place at ARC Raceway UK. Booking in is Open, please send race entries to: Entries will close on the 18th of September.

The CML/AE win streak continues in England


The Team Associated RC8B3 has again been out in force at the latest round of the Frankley Summer Series, shortly following the recent Nitro X Nene Valley victory. CML Distribution recaps yet another successful day of racing for the team.  CONTINUE READING…

Hernandez wins 2015 North Star Nitro Championship

Jonathan Hernandez

The 2015 North Star Nitro Championship was held this past weekend at Delta RC Raceway in Antioch, California. Jonathan Hernandez, driving for Mugen Seiki, drove his way to a TQ run and victory with the Mugen MBX7R /Alpha Plus Engine / Proline Tires in the 1/8th Pro Buggy class. Ryan Kenny, also running the MBX7R, held onto 2nd with Jacob Haas in 3rd for TLR.

Orlando Lebron dominates Round 4 of SOR Championship

Orlando Lebron

SOR Round 4 of the Puerto Rico Championship was held at the Northwest RC Track in Isabela, Puerto Rico. Orlando “Gury” Lebron had a great weekend in 1/8 Buggy classes. In the nitro buggy class, Lebron would qualify 4th. In the 45 min A-Main, after a great battle for the first 15min with Wilfredo Cardona, Lebron’s Alpha Lutz Engine fuel mileage help him create a comfortable lead and never look back, Cardona finished 2nd and Andy Baez 3rd.

Lebron went on to also dominate the 1/8 Electric Buggy class with his TLR 8IGHT-E 3.0 Tekin powered buggy. He would take TQ as well as A1 and A2 wins for the overall. Jorge Estevez finished in 2nd and Brangie Caballer respectively in 3rd.

Hönigl takes yet another Austrian Nats win

Hupo Wins Austrian Rd2

Hupo Hönigl goes 2 for 2 at the Austrian 1/8 E-Buggy Nationals, taking yet another TQ and win. Hupo dodged any issues for Round 2, despite the scorching hot temperatures, and would win A1 and A2 for the overall. Thomas Mayer would take second on the day, with Andreas Mayer taking third.



Boots takes rainy race win at BRCA Nats Rd.4

Elliott Boots BRCA Win

Race Report by: REDS
On a rain affected race day, Elliott Boots takes the win at round 4 of the BRCA National Championship held at Herts.  NEMO Racing’s Darren Bloomfield would cross the line in second, with REDS team driver Jack Embling taking 3rd on the podium.

Flowood R/C announces ‘2015 Bring The Heat’


Flowood R/C Indoor Park is proud to announce the 2015 Bring The Heat event. This year’s race will be held September 12-14, with attendance from Adam and Ronda Drake, Ryan Lutz, Richard Saxton, and more. There is a 300 driver paid entry limit, and the list is expected to fill fast!


Cavalieri trucks his way to victory at Hot Rod


Race report by: Team Associated
One of the few remaining outdoor races, the 18th Annual Hot Rod Hobbies Off-Road Shootout in Saugus, CA is a staple of the 1:10 summer race schedule. Drivers from around the world are in attendance to enjoy the SoCal sunshine. Team Associated was on hand with racers from all over the Southwest to compete for the titles; however, it wasn’t always sunshine that greeted them. With dry and hard packed conditions on Thursday and Friday, the grip was high and then for Saturday’s qualifying, the rain came, forcing rounds 3 and 4 of qualifying to be canceled.