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Lutz & Ogden win 2016 Fall Brawl


Almost 600 entries attended the 15th Annual Fall Brawl at the Badlands RC Supercross track in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina last weekend. Mugen driver Cole Ogden was able to TQ both Buggy and Truggy in qualifying. In Truggy, Cole led from tone to tone and took the overall win. In Buggy, Cole had an early lead in the first 6 minutes then he had some issues which caused him to drop back to 4th. With rain approaching, all Mains were shortened and Ryan Lutz took the win followed by Noah Dickerson in second and Griffin Hanna in third.

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Caldwell & Dean win Archway Classic



The Archway Classic was held in St. Louis, Missouri at the Smac Trac Indoor RC. In 4wd Modified Buggy it would be Xray’s Dillon Caldwell taking the TQ in qualifying by winning all three rounds. Every round was very close racing and Caldwell TQed by only a couple of seconds. The A-Main was very tight racing as well. Right off the start, the top three broke away all battling for the top spot. 2 minutes into the race the Jonathan Burkhalter 2nd and Brad Dean 3nd spot got together and Caldwell broke away and took the win. In 2wd Modified Buggy Brad Dean took the win in front of Matt Gosch and Chris Baumgartner, second and third respectively.

Martin Bayer doubles at Raybeck Cup



The Raybeck Cup took place last weekend in Raybeck Arena in Letovice. In 2WD Martin Bayer took the overall TQ and in the finals Bayer won the two first A-mains and took the overall win in front of Kája Novotný and Aleš Bidovský. In 4WD, four drivers were fighting for TQ but the overall TQ was again for Bayer. In the A-main finals Bayer was again the fastest and won the race. Novotný and Bidovský finished once again in second and third. In Truck Modified  Milan Novák took the overall TQ but in finals because of Novák’s mistakes Jirka Rybák won all three legs and took the overall win.

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Clancy, McDonnell & Sivins win HNMC Winter Rd5



Last weekend was held the 5th round of the HNMC Winter. Very Cold but dry was the order of the day, 60 drivers braved the cold conditions again the track was in great shape. Lee Martin and Jack Embling were in attendance driving their new cars for 2017. Lee martin took TQ in Nitro Buggy, James Tatlow TQ in Truggy and Richard Cousins in E-Buggy. In Nitro Buggy Jamie Clancy took the win in front of Lee Martin and Lewis Jones while in Truggy Mark McDonnell grabed the win ahead Steve Chantler in second and James Tatlow in third. Neil Sivins took the win in E-Buggy from Richard Cousins in second. All results here.

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Rafael Panayi TQ & win At RCE Championship Rd5



Round 5 of the RCE Championship took place on a rough track with a few high grip corners and a very technical layout in Cyprus. XRAY driver Rafael Panayi took the overall TQ, the fastest lap time and an easy win in front of Pantelis Makrides in second and his teammate Savvas Savva in third.

Tiaan Oelofse takes 2016 RCX title


See: Rc Concept

This week-end was the 4th round of the 2016 RCX Championship in Avion Raceway, South Africa. The heat and humidity was really high making everything difficult for cars, engines and drivers. In Nitro Buggy, RC Concept/TLR driver Dean Steegmans took the overall TQ over Tiaan Oelofse. In the main Dean took the win over Tiaan, but it was enough for him to take the overall championship and be crowned 2016 RCX Champion in Nitro Buggy. In Nitro Truggy, Dean also dominates the qualifications and took the overall win. Here what Brandon Van Staden (RC Concept distributor in South Africa):

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BRCA Rally X dates & venues announced

BRCA E Buggy

The BRCA have set the 2017 Rallycross series calendar with the dates of the 4 rounds and also the dates for the Euro A, Euro B, and Euro Over 40 events.

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Ryan Cavalieri sweeps 2016 Top Gun Shootout


See: Team Orion

Last weekend was held the 2016 Team Associated Top Gun Shootout at the SDRC track in San Diego, CA. After qualifying was complete, Team Orion factory driver Ryan Cavalieri would take the TQ in 2wd Modified Buggy and Modified Truck. He would also qualify a close 2nd in 4wd Modified Buggy behind his Team Associated teammate Spencer Rivkin. Cavalieri went onto Win A-Mains 1 and 2 of 2wd Modified Buggy to take home his 1st title of the weekend. Cavalieri then won A-Mains 2 and 3 of 4wd Modified Buggy to take home his 2nd title. Cavalieri finished off the weekend in style by taking the convincing win in the Modified Truck single A-Main.