Racing News

Christian Toic wins at Mayhem race

See: XRAY

This past weekend was held the annual Mayhem race at Full Throttle Rc Park in Green island, New York. In 4WD Modified Team Associated driver Christian Toic would take the overall TQ and the win after some fights with TLR’s Aaron Kothman. XRAY driver Mark Sousa coming from 4th on the grid managed get closer behind Christian and Aaron. Aaron then made a mistake allowing him to come across in second while Aaron rounded out the podium in third.

XRS Australia off-road 2017 announcement

See: XRAY

XRAY have announced that the very succesful XRS off-road Australia is coming back. Last time 150 entries hit the track and now XRAY expect to have even more attractive event. The XRS Australia will be held at Castle Hill Off Road Radio Control Club track in Fred Castterson Reserve, New South Wales. The race will be held in 1/10 2WD, 1/10 4WD, 1/10 Stadium Truck, 1/10 2wd Short Course Truck and 1/10 2WD junior from 16th – 17th December. Registration and info coming soon.

BLACK Edition News Wk.3: new setup & 2 tricks

See: JQRacing

JQ have released his third “BLACK Edition weekly news”. JQ talk about the JQRacing Latin America Tour which brought him and Keenan White to Argentina for the final National in Mendoza. Also JQ unveils a new setup and two new tips.

“The JQRacing Latin America Tour took JQ and Keenan White to Argentina for the final National in Mendoza. The track was great, with big jumps, technical corners, and a medium to loose dusty surface that became increasingly bumpy over the week end. The track was watered so it went through all different stages of dampness to bone dry…

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Adam Drake wins at Top Notch Tour Rd4

See: HB Racing

The fourth round of the popular Top Notch Tour was held at Revelation Raceway in Montclair, California. Mugen Seiki driver Adam Drake took the overall TQ and then the victory in the 30 minute nitro buggy final from two HB Racing drivers, Tyler Brown in second on the same lap as Adam and Chad Grana in third a further lap down.

Keel & Jeffries win at Southern Winter Payout Series Rd1

Source: Tyler Hooks (Facebook)

This past weekend was held the first round of the Southern Winter Payout Series at Oklahoma Hobbies and Radio Control in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma with the event having over 100 entries with drivers from Texas, Oklahoma, Louisiana and Kansas. Qualifying would go to Team Associated driver Tyler Keel in 2wd Modified and XRAY driver Dillon Caldwell in 4wd Modified. In the double 2wd Modified A-Main it was Tyler Keel who took the win from Tekno’s Tyler Hooks in second and Dillon Caldwell in third while in the double 4wd Modified A-Main Tekno driver Austin Jeffries grabbed the win in front of Tyler Hooks and Jesse De Armon in second and third respectively.

4wd podium here

Alsop & Powles win at Herts Nitro Winter Series Rd3

See: Nemo Racing

The third round of the HNMC Winter Series was held at the Herts Nitro Model Club track in Westmill Farm, this past weekend. A lots of drivers attended the race despite a cold day. Team Associated driver Lewis Jones took the overall TQ in nitro buggy but in the 20 minutes final Lewis made a mistake half way round the first lap allowing Nemo Racing driver Darren Bloomfield to take the lead. Unfortunately a couple of factors pushed him out of taking the win. HB Racing driver Graham Alsop then grabbed the lead until the end. Darren in second and Nemo’s Callum Niblett in third rounded out the top 3. In Truggy Nemo Racing driver Dominic Powles also took the TQ and win followed up by Nicky Knights in second.

Truggy podium here

Davide Ongaro sweeps Gara del Legargo race

See: Nemo Racing

This past weekend was held the Gara del legargo race at Cars Del Letargo track in Rapallo, Italy. Team Associated driver Davide Ongaro was the top qualifier in both Nitro Buggy and 1/8 E-Buggy. Then Davide won the 45 minute nitro buggy final by a lap from Giovanni Camamo in second while Agama’s Mirko Belli rounded out the podium in third place. Also Davide took the win in the E-buggy class.

Belgian SCT Cup finale report

Source: Belgian SCT Cup

The last round of the Cup takes place at the indoor astro track of the Black Country Arena, as usual. This year however, the track has been completely revamped, as the new owner, Christophe Meert, changed not only the track layout, but also the drivers’ location. This new layout offers a moderate grip astro surface with “stop and go” hairpins, high steep corner, a funny winding section on painted concrete and a wooden table jump.

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